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Articles from the July 7, 2022 edition

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 By Hannah Romero    County    July 7, 2022

Tax will be on ballot

A resolution to put a 1% specific purpose tax on the ballot in the upcoming general election was passed by the Sweetwater County Board of County Commissioners and the Green River and Rock Springs City...

 By Hannah Romero    People    July 7, 2022

Kenison named Wyoming Food Service Director of the Year

"I love feeding people," Leah Kenison said. This love was recently recognized by all of Wyoming when Kenison was chosen as Food Service Director of the Year during the 31st annual Wyoming School Nutri...


Jessie Wells

Jessie Wells, 36, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2022 in Green River, Wyoming, and was a resident of Green River. She was born August 28, 1985 in Rock Springs, Wyoming; the daughter of Marvin... Full story


Jesse J. Portillo Sr.

Jesse J. Portillo Sr., 91, passed away Sunday, June 12, 2022 at Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center in Green River, Wyoming. He was a life-long resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was born... Full story


Barry Todd Johnson

Barry Todd Johnson, 58, passed away on or about Thursday, June 16, 2022 at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming and former resident of Bend, Oregon. He was... Full story


Rosalie (Penny) Paiz Tripp

Penny Tripp 63, died on Friday, June 24, 2022 at Sweetwater Memorial Hospital. She was a resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was born January 14, 1959 to Helen (Duran) and John Paiz in Trinidad,... Full story


Guy L. Schreck

Guy L. Schreck, 78, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2022 at his home in Green River, Wyoming. He was a resident of Green River for the last 29 years and former resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming;... Full story


Doris Louella Denton

Doris Louella Denton, 89, passed away November 24, 2021. Doris was born in Olmsted Illinois to James and Bessie Wright Odle. Lou was the youngest of 10 children and grew up a member of the Methodist... Full story


Orvie E. Berg

Orvie E. Berg, 77, of Rock Springs, WY went to be with his Lord June 28th, 2022 surrounded by family. He was born on November 13, 1944, in Sinclair Township, Clearwater County, MN to Oswald &... Full story


Margaret Buh

Margaret Buh, 91, passed away Thursday, June 30, 2022 at Mission of Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center in Green River, Wyoming. She was a long-time resident of Green River and former resident of Rock... Full story

 By Stephen Dow    News    July 7, 2022

Candidates promise to 'take wokeness' out of education

SHERIDAN — Wyoming is a state blessed with bountiful natural resources ranging from coal to natural gas, Wyoming governor candidate Brent Bien said Tuesday, but “our children are our greatest natural resource.” That might be why several of the...

 By Hannah Romero    Opinion    July 7, 2022

'Stranger Things' is worth all the hype

Chances are you’ve at least heard of “Stranger Things,” even if you aren’t one of the fans of the popular Netflix series. I remember hearing that title everywhere before I even knew what it...


Green River Police Department reports for June 23 - 29

Green River Police Department reports for June 23 At 7:37 p.m., officers responded to a report of an individual with an active warrant. Officers made contact with the individual, confirmed the warrant, and placed Michael Anson, of Green River, under...

 By Hannah Romero    People    July 7, 2022

American Legion members elected to state positions

Several members of the local American Legion post are stepping up to take on state-wide roles for the first time in the history of Green River’s involvement with the Wyoming American Legion.  At...

 By Dick Blust    People    July 7, 2022

Powell Expedition members' descendants visit county museum

Two men descended from members of Major John Wesley Powell's epic river expeditions of 1869 and 1871 down the Green and Colorado Rivers and the Grand Canyon recently visited the Sweetwater County... Full story

 By Staff Report    People    July 7, 2022

Wildlife Protection Group protests traveling circus

A group of concerned residents from Wyoming Wildlife Protection Group got together to protest the Culpepper and Merriweather Circus when it came to Green River last weekend. The protest was organized... Full story

 By Staff Report    Sports    July 7, 2022

Knights split games with Riverton

The Knights A team hosted a double-header conference game July 2 taking on the Riverton Raiders A team. The first game was a 8-6 victory with Jax Peterson pitching all seven innings, allowing six... Full story


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