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 By David Martin    Sports    July 18, 2018

Top shooters compete in GR

While much of the excitement focused on the National High School Finals Rodeo is in Rock Springs, Green River is also host to some of the competition. Monday and Tuesday, competitors in the NHSFR...

 

All-Star teams face tough competition

Two Green River All-Star Baseball teams will continue competing, while one team wrapped up its season this week. 14U All-Stars This team is managed by Nathaniel Liebelt and consists of boy baseball pl...

 

Children enjoy therapy showcase

Therapeutic riding students had the chance to show what they learned during a riding showcase Thursday. The program called One Stride Closer, a Sweetwater County Board of Cooperative Educational...

 

Space camp dream fulfilled

A teacher's childhood dream became a reality this summer when she attended space camp. Kathy Stanton, a Green River Science, Technology, Engineering and Math teacher, recently attended the Honeywell...

 
 By David Martin    People    July 18, 2018

Farmers market begins

A familiar sight on Roosevelt Drive returned to Green River last week. The Green River Farmers Market started its weekly visit last Wednesday. The markets take place every Wednesday from 4 -7 p.m....

 

Our view: Upholding the cowboy code

The University of Wyoming wasn’t likely expecting the criticism it received when it unveiled its new marketing slogan “The World Needs More Cowboys.” The critical comments are coming from some faculty members who claim the slogan isn’t inclus...

 
 By David Martin    Opinion    July 18, 2018

Playing with Power: A bout with the world champion

“Now you’re playing with power.” I remembered the cheesy slogan from an old Nintendo Entertainment System commercial back from the mid-1980s when I found and bought one of Nintendo’s NES...

 

Cold vs. mediation: no one wins

I’m not sure what’s worse -- a cold or the medicine to treat the cold. It’s bad enough to have gotten a summer cold, but for me it’s always tough trying to decide whether or not to suffer it...

 
 By Mike Lambert    Opinion    July 18, 2018

Marketing and artificial intelligence

Imagine this. Your phone rings and a pleasant voice starts talking to you about your recent visit to your favorite restaurant. You reply, and a conversation follows. The voice responds and you are convinced that you are speaking with a person… but...

 
 By David Martin    City    July 18, 2018

District approves budget

The Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees approved their 2018-2019 budget Tuesday evening. The budget, according to Chris Dean, business manager for the district, works to align th...

 

Charges may be dismissed

A woman accused of child abuse after choking a child under 16 years of age will have the charge dismissed if she can successfully complete her probation. Joanna Stephenson, 29, of Green River,...

 

Lodging tax nearly dies Tues.

In an unexpected move by the Sweetwater County Commissioners, the commissioners almost defeated the lodging tax initiative by not acting at all. Initially when the resolution was reviewed, chairman...

 
 By David Martin    County    July 18, 2018

Concerns grow for Greater Little Mountain area

Concerns continue to grow regarding proposed oil and gas leases the Bureau of Land Management intends to sell in the Greater Little Mountain area. Large portions of the area were listed in a fourth...

 
 By David Martin    County    July 18, 2018

State assessor job sought by Winters

A Republican member of the Wyoming House seeks election as the next Wyoming State Auditor. Nathan Winters, a pastor from Thermopolis, wants to provide efficient and transparent service in the State...

 

Seroni Lynn Carey

Seroni Lynn Carey, 47, of Rock Springs passed away Tuesday, July 3, 2018, at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City. She had been a life time resident of Rock Springs.  She was born...

 

Larry Arnold Gillingham

Larry Arnold Gillingham, 75, passed peacefully in his sleep after a short illness July 12, 2018. He spent his last days at home surrounded by his family. Larry was raised in Richland Center, Wisc.,...

 

Michael Dean Johnston

Michael Dean Johnston, 61, passed away June 29, 2018, at Learning Services Specialists in Brain Injury Care of Lakewood, Colo., where he had been a resident for 30 years. He was born July 13, 1956, in New Gulf, Texas, the son of William and Lily...

 

Margaret "Sue" Pulley

Margaret "Sue" Pulley, 74, was born April 10, 1944, to the late Ellis Monroe and Katie Mae (Skaggs) Miller in Bonne Terre, Mo. Sue died July 8, 2018, at her home in Branson, Mo. Sue married the love...

 

Edna Brewer

Edna Brewer, 86, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at Mission at Castle Rock in Green River. She was a resident of Green River for 45 years and is a former resident of England. She was born on...

 

David (Oly) Grant Olsen

David (Oly) Grant Olsen, 68, passed away unexpectedly July 11, 2018, in St. George, Utah, at the Dixie Regional Medical Center. He was born in Price, Utah, June 14, 1950, to Norman Lloyd Olsen and...

 

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