Articles from the July 21, 2022 edition

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 By Hannah Romero    County    July 21, 2022

Hospital lab funds approved

Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County is hoping to get funds for their planned laboratory expansion project and medical office building renovation project from the Wyoming State Loan and Investment...

 By Staff Report    News    July 21, 2022

Dial 988 for Wyoming help

Last Saturday, the United States fully transitioned the 10-digit National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to 988 – a three-digit number anyone can call or text for crisis care. In Wyoming, those who... Full story


George Nomis

George Nomis, 83, passed away Monday, July 11 at his home in Green River. He is a life-long resident of Green River.  Mr. Nomis died following a courageous battle with cancer.  He was born on Decem... Full story


Benjamin Jorgensen

Benjamin Jorgensen, 18, passed away Monday July 4th, 2022 in Gustavus, Alaska. He was born August 6, 2003 in Rock Springs, WY; son of Bianca Alderson and Richard Jorgensen. Benjamin attended schools i... Full story


Carl Aaron Pearson

Carl Aaron Pearson, 82, passed away Monday, December 6, 2021 at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was born on April 8, 1939 in Panama, Oklahoma, the son of Arvel "Sunshine" Pearson and Opal Farmer... Full story


Richard "Rich" Matthews Jr.

Richard "Rich" Matthews Jr., 78, passed away Monday, September 6, 2021 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a longtime resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming and... Full story


Glenn Montague "Monty" Boyce

Glenn Montague "Monty" Boyce, 61, passed away Monday, June 6, 2022 at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a life-long resident of Rock Springs. Monty was born July 10, 1960 in Rock Springs,... Full story


Shirley Morrison

Shirley Morrison, 82, passed away Monday, July 11, 2022 at Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center in Green River, Wyoming. She died following a lengthy illness. Mrs. Morrison was a life-long... Full story


Jill Devine

Jill Devine, 58, passed away at home on Monday, July 11th, 2022 surrounded by friends and family. She was born on August 7, 1963 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Jill was a loving mother, sister, daughter,... Full story


Honoring the former fire chief

The Green River Fire Department took part in the funeral procession of former Fire Chief George Nomis to honor his years of service. Retired and acting members of the department were involved in the... Full story

 By Hannah Romero    Opinion    July 21, 2022

Keep going, Wyoming

While it’s great Wyoming is taking steps in the right direction to help with suicide prevention and offering mental health resources, it’s also clear our state still has a mental health crisis,...


Green River Police Department reports for July 11 - 16

Green River Police Department reports for July 11 At 5:08 p.m., officers responded to a report of fraud on Wilderness Trail. Officers met with an individual who reported being contacted by a scammer through Messenger posing as a friend and reported... Full story

 By Staff Report    People    July 21, 2022

GRHS students receive scholarship

Three Green River High School students recently received the Maicy Braden Scholarship for 2022. This year, the $500 memorial scholarships were awarded to Cody Price, Ridge Hester and Andrew Winters.... Full story


Coffeys celebrate 68th anniversary

Former Green River residents Victor and Phyllis Coffey celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary on July 3. Victor and Phyllis currently live in Madera Ranchos, California. They have three children,... Full story


Crofts celebrate 25th anniversary

Chris and Cheryl (Ward) Croft of Green River will be celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary on July 26. The high school sweethearts began dating in October of 1991, graduated from GRHS with the... Full story


Sweetwater County birth announcements for June and July

Ryan Olson and Verna Adams of Rock Springs are announcing the birth of their son, Kaison Austin Olson. Kaison was born June 8 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. Michael McNamara and Barbara Connell of Rock Springs are announcing the birth of... Full story


New WCRS coordinator

The Sweetwater Regional Cancer Center, in conjunction with the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County and the Memorial Hospital Foundation is thrilled to announce Stephanie DuPape as the Wyoming Cance... Full story

 By Deb Sutton    People    July 21, 2022

Hospital board trustees elected

A new slate of officers for the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County Board of Trustees were elected July 6. Barbara Sowada was elected board president, a seat previously held by Taylor Jones.... Full story

 By Steve Core    Sports    July 21, 2022

BMX track taking shape

The dream of an outdoor BMX bike track in Sweetwater County is closer to reality following work over the past several weeks on leased land in Green River. The Southwest Wyoming BMX began to build the... Full story


Baseball West District Tournament results

Monday, July 18 Game 1: Lovell 15 Green River 8 Game 2: Powell 10 Rawlins 1 Tuesday, July 19 Game 3: Cody 10 Lovell 5 Game 4: Powell 12 Riverton 2 Game 5: Lovell 17 Rawlins 0 (Rawlins is eliminated)... Full story

 By Hannah Romero    People    July 21, 2022

"Concert at the Clocktower" series returns

Green River's "Concert at the Clocktower" series is back for the summer. The first concert was July 7, and the series will continue through at least the end of August with a concert every week except...


Fun at the Farmers' Market

The annual Green River Farmers' Market takes place Wednesdays from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Uinta Drive across from the Green River Star and next to Harley Davidson. The Farmers' Market will go until...


Allen runs for Treasurer

Former Rock Springs Councilman (Ward III) and past Council President Stephen Allen recently announced his candidacy for Sweetwater County Treasurer. Allen is the husband of Rachele Unguren-Allen. They... Full story


James runs for House District 60

Jennifer James is running for election to House District 60. The district is currently represented by Mark Baker. Other candidates running for election to the district are Christal Martin and Tony... Full story


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