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Articles from the June 16, 2022 edition

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 By David Martin    City    June 16, 2022

Monroe Elementary educator named teacher of the year

A second-grade teacher at Monroe Elementary School known for trying new things in the classroom was named Sweetwater County School District No. 2's Teacher of the Year. Heather Phillips earned the... Full story

 
 By Staff Report    County    June 16, 2022

Sheriff's office disputes ACLU claims

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is disputing a claim by the Wyoming ACLU that the office is among the most egregious on civil rights violations of undocumented immigrants at the Sweetwater County Detention Center. According to a media...

 

Kenneth Richard Price

Kenneth Richard Price, 74, passed away Saturday, June 4, in Jamestown. He was born Dec. 24, 1947 in Rock Springs; son of John Wesley Price and Ruby Lee. Price attended schools in Green River and was... Full story

 

Dale Eugene Johnson

Dale Eugene Johnson, 80, passed away on Friday, June 10 at his home in Green River, Wyoming. He was a resident of Sweetwater County for 45 years and a former resident of Butte, Montana. He was born... Full story

 

Marcella (Marcie) Barney Goldberg

Marcella (Marcie) Barney Goldberg, 58, passed away Tuesday, June 7 at her home in Green River. She was a former resident of Oak Harbor, Washington. She was born on April 7, 1964 in Jacksonville,... Full story

 

Marla Jean Miller

Marla Jean Miller, 84, passed away June 5, 2022 at Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation in Green River, Wyoming. She was born May 23, 1938 in Waitsfield, Vermont; daughter of Clayton Allen Neil and... Full story

 

Charlie Newman

Charlie Newman, 51, passed away Sunday, May 15, 2022 at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah with family members by his side. He was a resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming for... Full story

 

Article focuses on 'Coxey's Army'

A little-known chapter of Sweetwater County history is the subject of a new article at WyoHistory.org, according to a recent media release from the Sweetwater County Historical Museum.  "The Wyoming... Full story

 
 By Mark Gordon    Opinion    June 16, 2022

Energy crisis of tomorrow can be averted today

After 15 months of ignoring a court order, the Biden Administration recently announced the long-overdue resumption of federal oil and gas lease sales – at a greatly reduced scale. With the available acreage significantly cut back and royalty rates...

 

Green River Police Department reports for June 7 - 13

Green River Police Department reports for June 7 At 11:07 p.m., officers responded to a report of a barking dog complaint on Hutton Street. Officers located the residence and attempted to make contact with the owner. Officers completed a report of...

 
 By Hannah Romero    People    June 16, 2022

PFLAG to host Pride at the Park

When Karla Valencia moved back to Green River, she noticed something missing. Valencia lived in Green River for 27 years before moving to Casper. While living there, she became part of the local... Full story

 

UW announces honor roll

The University of Wyoming lists 42 students from Sweetwater County on the 2022 spring semester President’s Honor Roll. The President’s Honor Roll consists of regularly enrolled undergraduates who earned a 4.0 (“A”) grade-point average for... Full story

 

Hospital awards three scholarships

Three Sweetwater County high school graduates are Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County scholarship recipients. Kylee Knudsen, Makenzee Kight, and Emily Taucher all received scholarships. Two of the scholarships were awarded by the MHSC General... Full story

 
 By Hannah Romero    Sports    June 16, 2022

Athletes hone skills during off-season

If you stopped by Green River High School this week, the building may have looked all but deserted as students enjoy their summer break. However, the gym was full of hard-working basketball team...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    June 16, 2022

Aimone named conference softball coach of the year

The Lady Wolves’ softball season this year was a complete 180 turn from their first season. A team with no wins in 2021 made it to the state tournament and notched nine wins throughout the season,...

 

Knights continue winning ways

The Green River Knights continue to impress with a 17-2 win over Buffalo last Friday. The Knights scored 13 runs in the first inning. Jace Pailo scored a three- run home run as well. The Knights also were able to take advantage of 10 walks during...

 

Game and fish set meeting in RS

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will host an informational meeting to discuss plans to treat the pond at Bitter Creek Bark Park after an illegal introduction of goldfish to the water. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jun. 23 at the...

 

Flooding forces evacuation of Yellowstone

POWELL - Unprecedented rain, combined with fast melting late season snow, has flooded nearby communities and forced the closure and evacuation of Yellowstone National Park and nearby attractions. Visi...

 

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