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Articles from the July 20, 2016 edition

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 By Olivia Kennah    City    July 20, 2016

Council funds waste study

The city council seeks an operational study for the upcoming solid waste transfer project. The Green River City Council approved an increase in the Solid Waste Fund in the amount of $30,000 for the study. The study was initially budgeted for...

 

Justin Allen Tanner

Justin Allen Tanner, infant son of Travis Tanner and Alicia Hummel passed away July 12, 2016 at the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. He was born June 12, 2016 in Rock Springs. Survivors... Full story

 

Class inspires GR seniors to write

Seniors were asked to think about what they would like to write about and possibly pass on to family members. During a creative writing class at the Golden Hour Senior Center Thursday afternoon,...

 

Long career comes to an end

After more than two decades of serving the library in various positions, reference librarian Micki Gilmore has retired. Gilmore has worked at the Sweetwater County Library since 1992, where she starte...

 

GR man gets probation for joyride

A man who led officers on a chase with five teenage girls in the car was given probation for his actions. Daniel Ray Potter, 21, of Rock Springs, appeared in the Third District court of Judge Richard...

 
 By Olivia Kennah    City    July 20, 2016

Councilman seeks 2nd term

Brett Stokes is seeking a second term on the Green River City Council in Ward III. Stokes has served one term with the council and hopes to be able to continue his work for another four years. “I’ve been involved in politics for most of my...

 
 By David Martin    City    July 20, 2016

School district finalizes budgets

While it’s less than what they’ve worked with before, Sweetwater County School District No. 2’s budget will fund some pay increases for teachers originally negotiated months ago. The...

 

Cheryl Lea Gillmore

Cheryl Lea Gillmore, 58, died peacefully in her sleep July 13, 2016 in her home in Green River. She was born the third of three children on Sept. 12, 1957 in Denver to Robert Olen Fling and Geraldine... Full story

 

Joan E. Westling

Joan E. Westling passed away on July 12, 2016. Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Thursday at Davis Funeral Home in Riverton. Father Demetrio Penascoza officiating. Burial will follow at Mountain View... Full story

 

Christopher Patrick Weese

Christopher Patrick Weese, 41, of Farson, Wyoming passed away July 13, 2016 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. He had been a long time resident of Farson. He was born Aug. 30, 1974 in... Full story

 

Donna Jeanne Giovanini

Donna Jeanne Giovanini, 71, of Rock Springs, passed away July 1, 2016 at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City. She had been a long time resident of Rock Springs. She was born Jan. 1... Full story

 

Our View: Budget cuts hurt locals as well

It’s easy to read news coming from Cheyenne about state budget cuts or staff reductions in Casper as issues being far removed from Green River. They’re not and the recent closure of SW-WRAP is proof of that. The organization, which underwent a...

 

Letter: Please bring back my alien

Dear Editor, To the person what came in my yard late Sunday night or early in the morning hours Monday and stole my alien, if you have any kind of heart left, would you please return it to my residence or contact the Green River Police Department?... Full story

 
 By Tom Mullen    Opinion    July 20, 2016

Notes from inside the green zone, or maybe the red zone

This is only my second time in Cleveland so the neighborhood I picked for lodging, while covering the Republican National Convention, was a crap shoot. I got lucky. Tremont is about a mile due south of the convention center and I had planned on just...

 

Help for hearing loss is often unaffordable

Nearly two-thirds of adults over age 70 have hearing loss that doctors consider “clinically meaningful.” In plain English that means as people age, they are likely to become hard of hearing.  Many of those people, however, don’t get the help...

 
 By David Martin    Opinion    July 20, 2016

An 18th century experiment

Sometimes, it’s hard to know where a person will end up after falling down the rabbit hole known as Youtube. A person could start watching videos about ancient Roman civilization and end up...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    July 20, 2016

New focus will help GRHS

The recent move to change how high school activities are scheduled is a great move by the school district. While I realize some may bemoan the fact that the Wolves won’t play as often as they have i...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    July 20, 2016

District refocuses on team schedules

Athletes playing for Green River High School won’t see as much action on the road as they have in previous years, thanks to a push to reduce the number of miles student-athletes travel and increase...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    July 20, 2016

Knights take on Cheyenne, Wheatland

The Green River Knights started the past week with a double header July 13 against the Cheyenne Hawks. In the opener, the Knights were explosive as they scored 15 runs to defeat the Hawks 15-7. In...

 

GR resident to attend national convention

A Green River Democrat will represent Wyoming at the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Cathy Denman, who is the current Sweetwater County Democratic Party Committeewoman, is excited to attend the...

 
 By David Martin    People    July 20, 2016

Kids have fun at medieval faire

Kids and adults alike had a chance to enjoy a slice of the middle ages at the Sweetwater County Library System's annual Medieval Faire. Along with face painting, jousting and a storyteller, visitors...

 

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