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Ceremony honors WWI veterans

After each name was called, a bell chimed. Its sound symbolized each name being called represented a soldier who was no longer with us. They each gave their lives during World War I. On Saturday...

 

More than 2 decades spent in same apartment

For the past 25 years, a Green River man has been a resident of GreenRock Apartments. Over that time, Glenn Gardea, 59, has remained in the same room and has witnessed first hand the changes...

 
 By Lexi Mitchell    People    July 3, 2019

GR Farmer's Market returns

Returning favorites and a few new faces will kick off the farmer’s market next week. The Green River Farmer’s Market begins July 10 and will run until Sept. 11 on Roosevelt Street. The market will welcome four new vendors with 15 returning to...

 

Our View: Be careful with fireworks

It’s a message that bears repeating every year: be careful with your fireworks. With the Fourth of July holiday tomorrow, it’s inevitable that Sweetwater County residents will want to celebrate with the colorful sparks, sound and smoke most...

 

Air quality study questioned by resident

Dear Editor, This letter is to express concerns with Love’s truck stop. All of these issues were voiced in public meetings and to the Sweetwater County Commissioners in writing. The only response so far has been Love’s air model which did not...

 

Basketball players' actions praised

Dear Editor, On Flaming Gorge Days, our Wyoming Military National Guard band played two concerts in the park and marched in our parade. The first song was our National Anthem. There were young people playing basketball adjacent to the park and when...

 

Skin cancer questions answered

Q: What are some types of skin cancer?  A: The three major types are basal cell, squamous cell and malignant melanoma. In general, one in five, or 20 percent of people in the U.S. have had or will have some type of skin cancer. In Australia where...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    July 3, 2019

Knights take on Cody in Sunday double header

The Green River Knights came away from Thursday’s double header against the Riverton Raiders with a win and a loss and now have their sights set on the Cody Cubs, another team head coach Benjamin...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    July 3, 2019

GRHS tennis team hosts clinic

Members of the Green River High School tennis team shared their knowledge and love of the sport during a clinic hosted at the high school last week. According to head coach Phil Harder, the clinic...

 

Timothy "Tim" J. Aschoff

Timothy "Tim" J. Aschoff, 46, of Rock Springs, passed away June 25, 2019, at his home. He was a lifelong resident of Rock Springs. Tim was born Dec. 31, 1972, in Hayward, Calif., the son of Gregory J....

 

Freda Mae Dankert

Freda Mae Dankert, 70, of Rock Springs, passed away June 27, 2019, at the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County.  A lifelong resident of Rock Springs and Reliance, Freda died following a lengthy...

 

Coleen Marie McIzzie

Coleen Marie McIzzie, 64, of Rock Springs, passed away June 30, 2019, at her home.  She was a resident of Rock Springs for the past 33 years and former resident of Cresent City, Calif. McIzzie died f...

 

Gary Frank Stevenson

Gary Frank Stevenson, 72, of Rock Springs, passed away June 21, 2019, at his home.  He was a resident of Rock Springs since 1971 and former resident of Price, Utah. He was born Nov. 24, 1946, in...

 

Jane Irene Wilson

Jane Irene Wilson, 94, of Rock Springs, passed away June 22, 2019, at Deer Trail Assisted Living Center. She had been a longtime resident of Rock Springs and former resident of Pinedale and Willits,...

 
 By David Martin    City    July 3, 2019

Recycling remains a priority

Despite challenges in the recycling industry, Wyoming Waste Systems remains committed to recycling, according to Michelle Foote, Rock Springs site manager for WWS. She said the company looked into bui...

 

Economic board gains 3 members

The Sweetwater County Commissioners have selected three residents to serve on the Sweetwater Economic Development Coalition. Those three are newly-appointed Commissioner Lauren Schoenfeld, Southwest...

 
 By David Martin    County    July 3, 2019

Fire a concern during holiday

While fire fuels haven’t dried enough to be a concern, residents are still being asked to be careful during the upcoming July 4 holiday. According to Sweetwater County Fire Warden Mike Bournazian,...

 

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