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Articles from the July 22, 2021 edition

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 By Hannah Romero    County    July 22, 2021

Sharing a connection with the Flaming Gorge

"There's plenty of open space out here for you to explore and get off the beaten path," Lucy Diggins-Wold told a tour bus full of people Friday.  A tour group had a taste of those open spaces during...

 
 By David Martin    City    July 22, 2021

Attempted murder charges filed after shootout

A man the Green River Police Department alleges started a shootout with officers July 6 is facing nine felony charges that could lead to a lifetime in prison. Matthew Riley Culley, 33, of Green...

 

2 county residents die from COVID-19, six die statewide

The deaths of six more Wyoming residents have been linked to the coronavirus, according to the Wyoming Department of Health. The department announced Tuesday that five of the six died in July and one died in June. The deaths bring to 766 the number...

 

Steve Myska

Steve Myska, 86, passed away Monday, July 12. 2021 at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a life-long resident of Rock Springs. He died following a lengthy illness. Steve was born June 16, 1935...

 

Cody Siler

Cody Siler, 41, passed away on Friday, July 9, 2021 at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. He is a resident of Green River, Wyoming for the past 25 years and former resident of Elko,...

 

Faye LaJean (Jeanie) Frolic

Faye LaJean (Jeanie) Frolic, 68, passed away on Thursday, July 8, 2021 at the Unity Point Methodist Hospital of Iowa in Des Moines, Iowa where she was a patient for one day. Mrs. Frolic died following...

 

Maxine Delores Jereb

Maxine Delores Jereb, 95, of Rock Springs, Wyoming passed away July 14, 2021 at Sage View Care Center. Maxine was born April 28, 1926 in Frederick, Colorado to Charles Menapace and Kathryn Barbero....

 

Our View: Commissioners were right to be disappointed

Imagine having to hire someone for a job and there is a selection of people vying for the position. One would expect everyone seeking the job would be interested in actually having the job, right? This wasn’t the situation the Sweetwater County...

 
 By Hannah Romero    Opinion    July 22, 2021

Sharing stories with Green River

Life is all about stories.  From fairy tales at bedtime, to conversations around the dinner table, to movies in the theater, to articles in the newspaper, we are all surrounded and shaped by...

 
 By David Martin    County    July 22, 2021

Barbuto selected as county treasurer

Rock Springs resident Joe Barbuto will be the next Sweetwater County Treasurer, filling the remainder of Robb Slaughter’s term. The Sweetwater County Commissioners voted 4-1 to appoint Barbuto...

 

Green River Police Department reports for July 13-18

Green River Police Department reports for July 13 At 9:16 p.m., officers responded to a report of suspicious individuals in a parking area on Bridger Drive. Officers met with the individuals and completed a report of the incident. July 14 At 5:30...

 
 By David Martin    City    July 22, 2021

Council approves cell tower

Despite concerns voiced by some residents regarding the impact to local viewsheds, the Green River City Council voted to allow Union Wireless to build an 80-foot lattice-style cell tower in a small,...

 
 By David Martin    People    July 22, 2021

Sweetwater County housing market heats up

Cora doesn’t like being in the car. Green River resident Teresa Eaton, the owner of Quality Resources and Case Management, drives to Rock Springs every day for work and her young daughter is quite...

 

4-H, FFA groups to host shows at fair

The 2021 Wyoming's Big Show will feature many animal and craft exhibits. The Sweetwater County and Daggett County 4-H & FFA groups will have sheep, goat, swine, steer, cat, poultry, rabbit, and...

 

Annual Kid's Day at the fair set for Aug. 3

Aug. 4 will be Kid’s Day at Wyoming’s Big Show. Entertainment will be available throughout the day for children of all ages to enjoy. Lanky the Clown and Pirate Man Dan will be strolling the grounds and will be sure to make people laugh....

 

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