Articles from the July 21, 2022 edition
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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...
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, 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, 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, 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, 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
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,...
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
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
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
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
"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