Articles from the June 22, 2023 edition

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 By Hannah Romero    County    June 22, 2023

Love's sewage solutions

Since the original septic system failed and the county commissioners didn't approve a proposed system that would put treated effluent into the river, Love's Travel Stop has been finding solutions to...

 By David Martin    City    June 22, 2023

Wild horses on display at Vistors Center

The Green River Visitors Center has a couple representatives from Wyoming's wild horse herds living on site this summer. The two horses are part of an annual summer tradition at the center, which...

 By Staff Report    City    June 22, 2023

Farmers' Market returning in July

The Green River URA Main Street agency has announced that the annual Farmers' Market will begin Wednesday July 5 and will once again take place on Roosevelt Drive next to Harley Davidson. The... Full story


Who let the dogs out?

Ella Stanton and Jayla Braden spend time with Mozzie, one of the first dogs to enjoy the new Green River Dog Park. The dog park celebrated a ribbon cutting ceremony Saturday morning before officially... Full story


Averia Martin

Averia Martin, 79, passed away May 12, 2023 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. She was a resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming for the last 43 years of her life. She was born on October 30, 1943... Full story


Pamela Joyce Amposta Humburg

Pamela Joyce Amposta Humburg, age 79, of Henderson, NV passed away on June 6, 2023. She was born in Montpelier, ID on June 3, 1944 to Don Humburg and Gwendolyn Jensen Humburg while they were living... Full story


Lorraine "Dena" Bogataj

Lorraine "Dena" Bogataj, 94, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Monday, January 9, 2023 at her home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. Mrs. Bogataj was a resident of Rock Springs, for 65 years... Full story


Mow Jan "Martin" Lew

Mow Jan "Martin" Lew passed away Monday, June 12, 2023 at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was born September 25, 1936 in Canton, China to Hing Hem and Chou Tai Lew. Martin attended school in... Full story


Larry "Blake" Barney

Larry "Blake" Barney, 61, passed away suddenly and peacefully on June 10, 2023, surrounded by his family at East Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls, Idaho. He was a resident of Idaho Falls,... Full story


Sharon Patterson

Sharon Patterson, 85, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family and friends Friday, June 16, 2023 at the Villa at Missions at Castle Rock in Green River, Wyoming. She was a resident of Green Riv... Full story


Houston Jeremy Neff

Houston Jeremy Neff, 34, passed away Sunday, June 11, 2023 in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a life-long resident of West Valley City, Utah. He was born September 8, 1988 in West Jordan, Utah; the son... Full story


Peggy Jo Peterson Burns

Peggy Jo Peterson Burns, 87, passed away Thursday, June 15, 2023 at her home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was a resident of Rock Springs for 45 years and former resident of Salt Lake City, Utah. She... Full story


An open letter of thanks to Wyoming Arts Council Director Michael Lange

They say that change is the only constant thing in the universe, but Michael Lange’s upcoming departure from the Wyoming Arts Council will be one of those changes that will be felt by all! We appreciate Michael’s dedication and hard work of... Full story


Just A Word (Poem)

Yesterday is just a word after it has come and gone The same with something you might have said can never be undone An apology seems to help but will never remove the sting When something in anger has been said before you stop to think As we travel... Full story


Green River Police Department reports for June 13 - 18

Green River Police Department reports for June 13 At 8:51 a.m., officers conducted a traffic stop in the area of Hitching Post Drive and Shoshone Avenue and issued the driver a verbal warning for an alleged registration violation. At 8:52 a.m.,... Full story

 By Hannah Romero    People    June 22, 2023

Pride events welcome everyone, draw crowds

Rainbow flags waved freely throughout Sweetwater County the last two weekends, with "Pride in the Park" hosted by Green River PFLAG last Saturday in Evers Park and the first Rock Springs Pride Fest...

 By Jason Mower    County    June 22, 2023

Rising water levels at Flaming Gorge threaten unattended travel trailers

If you’re planning to leave your camper or RV for a few days to reserve a good camping spot near the shoreline of Flaming Gorge, beware that water levels at the reservoir are currently up over eight feet from one year ago. A high amount of... Full story

 By Hannah Romero    City    June 22, 2023

Still having fun: Businesses host events in place of Flaming Gorge Days

When it was announced that this year's Flaming Gorge Days was canceled, many people's first reaction was disappointment. But for some, the disappointment was quickly replaced by determination.... Full story

 By Jackie Finch    Sports    June 22, 2023

Knights compete at Father's Day Tournament in Powell

The Green River Knights traveled to Powell to compete in the Father's Day Tournament over the weekend. The Knights are an extremely young team this year but are fighting their way through the games...


TransWest Express poised to expand reach of Wyo renewables

After 15 years of planning and permitting, construction will begin this year on the TransWest Express high-voltage transmission line - a milestone expansion of Wyoming's electric power export...


Gillette woman finds new purpose in life thanks to alpacas and their manure

GILLETTE - Two years ago, Heidi Nation was looking for a purpose in life. She had moved out to the Oriva Hills subdivision in the spring of 2021 after years of living in Gillette. "We came out here,...

 By Rana Jones    News    June 22, 2023

Retired officer driving across country for veterans

KEMMERER - Cpt. Scott Montefusco is driving down the road in a restored 1952 Korean War Willys Jeep, with a picture of Horatio Nelson Jackson - the first person to travel across the United States in...


'Someone else is in charge of the lighting'; Yellowstone stars in new stamp

CANYON VILLAGE - Photographer Kenneth Keifer nearly missed both shots. But persistence paid off and serendipity kissed the Mooresville, Indiana resident, enabling him to get stunning photographs of...


Gordon calls proposed BLM conservation rule 'boneheaded'

CHEYENNE (WNE) — On Thursday, Gov. Mark Gordon provided testimony to the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources regarding the Bureau of Land Management’s Conservation and Landscape Health proposed rule and in favor of a bill to withdraw that r... Full story


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