Articles from the July 13, 2023 edition

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 By Hannah Romero    County    July 13, 2023

Schoenfeld resigns as commissioner, accepts position with Governor's office

Lauren Schoenfeld is stepping down from her role as a Sweetwater County commissioner in order to pursue new opportunities and new ways of serving both Sweetwater County and all of Wyoming. Schoenfeld...

 
 By David Martin    City    July 13, 2023

City Council seeks WYDOT ADA grant

The Green River City Council approved a grant application to help improve upgrades compliant to Americans with Disabilities Act standards in front of Lincoln Middle School and Monroe Elementary...

 
 By Hannah Romero    County    July 13, 2023

Commissioners hear WYDOT future construction project plans

Construction work to improve and upgrade Sweetwater County's highways will continue throughout the next several years as the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WDOT) works on a long list of...

 

Marriages (May 30 - June 23)

Marriage licenses recorded at the Sweetwater County Courthouse from May 30 to June 23 were: Michael Gordon Beer, 40, to Jacqueline Rae Diede, 42, both of Rock Springs. Andrew James Young, 32, of Rock Springs, to Kaela Mae Davis, 18, of Wamsutter.... Full story

 

Regina "Gina" Kay Jones

Regina "Gina" Kay Jones, 66, passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2023 at her home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was a resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming 22 years and former resident of Arizona and Texas. She... Full story

 

Karen Lynn Lebeda

Karen Lynn Lebeda, 65, passed away suddenly Tuesday, July 4, 2023, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was a long-time resident of Green River, and former resident... Full story

 

Patricia Marie (Brown) Krake

The sun has set on an amazing life. Our loving mother, Patricia Marie (Brown) Krake, passed away from Alzheimer's on Thursday, January 12, 2023 at the age of 88 at Alden of Des Plaines Memory Care in... Full story

 

Victoria S. Madura

Victoria S. Madura, 54, of Green River, Wyoming, passed away following a courageous battle with cancer, on Sunday, July 2nd, 2023, while surrounded by her loving family. Victoria was born to Ed and... Full story

 

Sharing culture through dance

Alexandra Escalante, Rocio Rojas and Christian Sulcaray share their culture through a vibrant and colorful dance. Viva Peru Dance, a dance company based out of Taylorsville, Utah, shared a variety of... Full story

 
 By Lu Sweet    Opinion    July 13, 2023

Lifelong Learning - Elevator, Stairs, Escalator

If you ask my family, I like taking the stairs, even if we are staying in a hotel several floors up. I like taking the stairs up to the third floor at Western Wyoming Community College when working rather than the elevator. Thankfully I am able. My...

 

Letter to the Editor: Clean up after using gun range

Dear Editor, Early on the morning of July 3rd I was out riding my motorcycle and happened to go check out the Green River Shooting Range. What I saw there was terrible. What a mess! I thought the sportsmen of Green River were better than that. All...

 

Green River Police Department reports for June 29 - July 10

Green River Police Department reports for June 29 At 6:48 a.m., officers responded to the area of Cumorah Way for a report of a suspicious individual walking through the area. Upon officer arrival, the individual fled from police on foot and was... Full story

 
 By Jason Mower    County    July 13, 2023

Cold case: Human remains found in 1982 identified by forensic technology

Human remains found near Granger, Wyoming in 1982 have been identified as belonging to a man who disappeared in 1981 while traveling back to his home in Missouri after visiting family in California.... Full story

 
 By Hannah Romero    People    July 13, 2023

Green River resident named Mrs. Wyoming American

The first time Bree McMullan took the stage, she wasn't the one competing - her 18-month-old daughter Riley was.  "I had to carry her all the time and I had to be on stage," McMullan explained. "I...

 
 By Deb Sutton    People    July 13, 2023

Hospital CFO is president-elect of state board

Maintaining a secure financial base for Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County is the No. 1 priority for MHSC Chief Financial Officer Tami Love. Giving her MHSC team, as well as other hospitals... Full story

 

Sweetwater County Birth Announcements

Marshal and Rachael Cummings of Green River welcomed their daughter Magnolia May Cummings on May 13. Kole and Nicole Case of Green River welcomed their son Koda Michael Case on May 16. David and Faith Hewitt welcomed their daughter Riley Jean Hewitt... Full story

 
 By Jackie Finch    Sports    July 13, 2023

Knights' teamwork wins games

The Green River Knights hosted conference games against the Evanston Outlaws on July 5. Green River hit their home field hard, scoring six runs in the first inning. Evanston also scored six runs,...

 

Good Luck at State Green River Chaos

Green River Chaos 14U will compete at 2023 Wyoming State Softball Tournament in Casper, Wyoming on July 13-16. Back row: Imagine Wilde, Kailana Isaac, Payton Dodge, Sydney Lopez, Noelle Greene,... Full story

 
 By Danielle Salas    Sports    July 13, 2023

Green River's Isabell Salas to represent GRHS Golf both nationally and internationally

Green River High School incoming senior Isabell Salas will be representing Green River High School Golf at the PGA National High School Golf Association, National Invitational at the PGA Campus in... Full story

 

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