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Articles from the July 10, 2019 edition

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 By David Martin    City    July 10, 2019 

Business owner: Love's will hurt GR

The Sweetwater County Land Use Office has received numerous comments regarding the potential construction of a Love’s Travel Stop west of Green River in Jamestown. Among those who have commented is...

 

Sweetwater Speedway results from July 4 weekend

Top 5 and local racers listed July 4 IMCA Modified 1. Justen Yeager, Green River 2. Zane Devilbiss, Farmington, N.M. 3. Casey Delp, Rock Springs 4. Chase Hansen, Myton, Utah 5. Regan Tafoya,...

 

Erma "Dixie" Cook

Erma "Dixie" Cook, 93, passed away July 7 at Mission at Castle Rock in Green River. She was a resident of Rock Springs for over 30 years and is a former resident of Nebraska. Cook was born Oct. 21,...

 

Dennis Smith Passey

Dennis Smith Passey, 77, of Green River, passed away at the University of Utah Hospital July 1, from a stroke. Dennis was born Sept. 23, 1941, to Newell Beck and Mary Smith Passey in Georgetown, Idaho. He was a twin to Doris (Passey) Rogers. Dennis...

 

James "Jim" Joseph Sulkowski

James “Jim” Joseph Sulkowski of Rock Springs passed away July 6, at his home, surrounded by his family, after a lengthy illness. Jim was born April 29, 1951, in Hempstead, N.Y., the son of Alfred...

 

Grant will help airport renovations

Improving the lighting system and taxiways are just a couple of projects a multi-million dollar grant will allow the Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport to complete. According to a letter from Airport...

 
 By Lexi Mitchell    City    July 10, 2019 

Green River sees impact from FGD

Flaming Gorge Days has always been a staple in Green River and some businesses are feeling the effects. Most of the excitement was at Expedition Island, but according to the owner of Sweetwater Trophies, Mike Frink, he could feel the difference and...

 
 City    July 10, 2019 

Star changes publishing dates

Due to changes being made to where the Green River Star is being printed, starting next week, the Star will transition to a Thursday publication date. “We’re making this change to accommodate for added shipping time needed between when the paper... Full story

 
 By David Martin    Sports    July 10, 2019 

Knights drop double header to Cody

The final home games for the Green River Knights didn't go the way they would have wanted. A double header against the Cody Cubs Sunday ended with the Knights being swept and the Cubs winning 15-4...

 

Zac Taylor earns top-10s in Kansas races, prepares for Montana competition

Green River’s Zac Taylor recorded a pair of top-10 finishes with the POWRi Lucas Oil Rocky Mountain Midget Racing Association and it happened in just one day. The fourth annual Midget Round Up at Airport Raceway in Garden City, Kan., was rained...

 
 By Lexi Mitchell    People    July 10, 2019 

4-H members prepare pigs for fair

4-H'ers learn valuable life skills while raising animals for the Sweetwater County Fair. Most residents look forward to the fair each year for Wyoming's Big Show, but for these kids it's the time...

 

Clay art masterpieces

The table was filled with miniature cookie cutters and molds ready for residents to use. On Friday, residents at The Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center and The Villa were busy picking out...

 

11 GRHS students attend nationals

After competing at nationals, several Green River Speech and Debate students gained experience they can bring back to their team. Green River High School students attending nationals were seniors Hann...

 

GRHS speech student ranked 13th in nation

Staying calm and having fun during competition is something this Green River student did to end up 13th in the nation. Green River High School sophomore Jessica Petri competed at the National Speech...

 

GR artist displays artwork

Green River artist Leslie Webster will be featured in the next exhibit at Sweetwater County Library, which will run through Aug. 30. Webster is a self-taught artist, having originally been drawn to the popular painted rocks movement where people...

 

Student's essay receives 3 awards

A Lincoln Middle School student received state, district and national awards for an essay she wrote about the American flag. Sixth-grade student Lily Harris wrote her essay on the VFW Patriot’s Pen... Full story

 

Our View: Layoffs illustrate economic needs

News of layoffs never goes down easy. It’s an unfortunate event we in Sweetwater County have dealt with in the past. So when news broke last week of 700 coal miners and employees in Campbell County being without jobs after Blackjewel suddenly...

 
 By David Martin    Opinion    July 10, 2019 

What the future holds

One of the most frequent questions we’ve been asked over the past month is what the future holds for us now that the Rock Springs Rocket-Miner is shifting to a twice a week publication schedule and...

 

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