Green River Star -

Articles from the June 26, 2019 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 20 of 20



 By David Martin    County    June 26, 2019

County sees increase in visitation

A lodging study commissioned by the Sweetwater County Travel and Tourism reveals leisure visitation increased by 5 percent. According to a media release from the organization, the study measures if...

 

Schoenfeld added to Sweetwater County Commission

After 10 minutes of discussion, the Sweetwater County Commissioners appointed Lauren Schoenfeld to fill the vacant seat. At the previous commissioners meeting, the commissioners were deadlocked on...

 
 By David Martin    County    June 26, 2019

Low emissions expected from truck stop

An emissions report claims a truck stop west of Jamestown would produce “very low levels” of pollutants compared to other facilities in the area. The report, produced for Love’s Travel Stops by...

 
 By Lexi Mitchell    County    June 26, 2019

RV rally brings big business

People from around the country and Canada traveled to Sweetwater County to participate in the Tiffin RV Rally, which took place at the Sweetwater County Events Complex. Sweetwater County Events Complex marketing and events coordinator Lena Warren...

 

Caution urged along river

With Flaming Gorge Days approaching and the levels of the Green River nearing the top of the banks, city officers are asking residents and visitors to take extra care when near the river. According...

 
 By David Martin    City    June 26, 2019

Woman accused of biting cop

A woman allegedly bit a Green River police officer following an altercation at her home June 6. Jeanette Wilson, 63, of Green River, is being charged with two counts of abuse of a vulnerable adult and...

 

Jack D. Stainbrook

Jack D. Stainbrook, 80, of Rock Springs, passed away June 18, 2019, at his home.  He was a longtime resident of Rock Springs and former resident of Jackson and Evanston. Stainbrook died following a...

 

Mary M. Robinson

Mary M. Robinson, 86, of Rock Springs passed away June 23, 2019, at the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. She was a lifelong resident of Rock Springs. She was born Oct. 22, 1932, in Rock...

 

Patricia Toone

Patricia Toone, 92, passed away peacefully June 20, 2019, at Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center. Pat's parents were Matthew and Lillian Noud. She was a farm girl born in Kansas and one of...

 

William "Bill" B. Logan

William "Bill" B. Logan, 95, passed away June 20, 2019, at his home in Rock Springs. He was a lifelong resident of Rock Springs. Logan was born Nov. 2, 1923, in Rock Springs; the son of William B....

 

Tina Marie Harsha

Tina Marie Harsha, 54, of Green River passed away June 18, 2019, at her home after a sudden illness. She was born Feb. 8, 1965, in Grand Rapids, Mich., the daughter of Robert D. Wurm and Maria Elaina...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    June 26, 2019

Knights aim for the top

After winning 13 of their last 14 games, the Green River Knights are looking to topple the first-ranked Riverton Raiders in double-header baseball action Thursday. The games are scheduled to start at...

 

Our View: Tourism can improve

Minerals will likely play a vital role in Sweetwater County’s economy regardless of what coal’s future will be, but tourism will be an increasingly larger player in the coming years. With Sweetwater County Travel and Tourism’s announcement that...

 
 By David Martin    Opinion    June 26, 2019

Playing with Power: Super Mario Bros. 2

Anyone looking through the games released on the Nintendo Entertainment System would notice there’s something odd about some sequels released for many long-running series people are familiar with....

 

From misery to miracles

Miracles still happen. Some think that the scourge of smallpox was present around 12,000 years ago, however, we know for sure it was here 3,000 years ago as it was found on the face of an Egyptian Pharaoh mummy. We know that it caused many large and...

 

Volunteers needed to deliver meals

The Golden Hour Senior Center is in need of volunteers to deliver meals to home-bound residents. Melynda Lenling, GHSC home-delivered meal coordinator, said the program provides meals to home-bound...

 

Science program teaches teens

Teens who attended the library's Dippin' Dots program learned the science behind making ice cream. Marc Straub of Cool Science visited the Sweetwater County Library last week showing the teens how...

 

Lessons learned at Boys State

Learning how the government and court system works were just a couple of the highlights for one student. Green River High School junior Alexander Shafe recently traveled to Douglas to attend Wyoming B...

 

Ham radio club participates in 24-hour field day

Several local ham-radio enthusiasts conducted a real-life, 24-hour emergency practice scenario. On Saturday, the Sweetwater Amateur Radio Club members gathered in Rock Springs near the Rock Springs...

 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019

Rendered 09/16/2019 17:57