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Articles from the July 25, 2019 edition

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A leader in the wrong way

Tackling alcohol-related issues the county faces is something members of the Sweetwater County Prevention Team are ready to do. With an action plan in hand, the team consisting of prevention...

 
 By David Martin    City    July 25, 2019

District budget approved

A $57 million budget was unanimously approved by the Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees last week, which includes $40 million in the district’s general fund. “This is the ab...

 
 By David Martin    City    July 25, 2019

District, city hall pass records test

(Note: This article is part one of two.) A recent public records audit initiated by the Green River Star reveals Sweetwater County School District No. 2 and the Green River Finance Department were...

 
 By Lexi Mitchell    City    July 25, 2019

City combats mosquitos

The mosquitoes are in full force this summer and the city is fighting back. Green River Parks and Recreation Director Brad Raney, sent out a press release in June about the city’s plan to control the mosquitoes. The plan includes eliminating...

 
 By Staff Report    County    July 25, 2019

Sheriff's office releases bodycam footage

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office released bodycam footage following a pursuit on Interstate 80 Saturday morning. The office also seeks help in the ongoing investigation of the incident. At approximately 9:15 a.m., Saturday, sheriff’s...

 

Laurie Macioszek

Laurie Macioszek, 51, of Green River, passed away at her home July 15, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She died following a courageous 16-year battle with cancer. Laurie was a native of Green...

 

Viola Bonnie Bergwin

Viola Bonnie Bergwin passed away July 13, 2019, in Blair, Neb., peacefully with family by her side. She was born Jan. 21, 1934 to Fred and Edith Myrick. Bergwin was a longtime resident of Green River...

 

Daniel Marion Allen

Daniel Marion Allen passed away July 16, 2019, at his home in Granger. Dan was born Oct. 6, 1946, in Vernal, Utah, to Merle and Wilma Allen. He grew up in the Uintahs on the family farm in the...

 

Pamela Tahnazani Farmer

Pamela Tahnazani Farmer, 48, passed away July 11, 2019, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Springs. She was a resident of Rock Springs for the past five years and is a former resident...

 

Ronald Gene Young

Ronald Gene Young, 76, passed away July 13, 2019, at Intermountain Medical Center in Salt Lake City. He was a lifelong resident of Reliance and Rock Springs. Ron was born April 23, 1943, in Rock...

 

Bernice Uhls

Bernice Uhls passed away peacefully May 27 in Sheridan. Bernice graduated from Superior High School in 1950 and reigned as Homecoming queen during her senior year. She was also a Marionette; baton...

 

Our View: Accessible information

Want to find out how much your local government is spending, where it’s spent or which government positions earn the most; there are a variety of publicly available documents to satisfy that curiosity. Want to know how a public official responded...

 
 By David Martin    Opinion    July 25, 2019

'Lion King' offers spectacle

In 1994, Disney released “The Lion King,” an animated film widely considered to be one of the crown jewels of the so-called Disney Renaissance period from the late 1980s to late 1990s. Exactly 25...

 

It's time to stand up against bullies

We have all had to deal with bullies throughout our lives, and I have had my share. One fall day, coming home from school, I saw two guys from my third-grade class beating up on a smaller kid and was moved to step in to help. I was chagrined, but...

 

All-Star teams finish seasons

The Green River All-Star Little League baseball teams finished their seasons at districts and state tournaments. Juniors According to Majors coach Nathaniel Liebelt, the Junior All-Star team, was in...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    July 25, 2019

Knights prepare for state tourney

The Green River Knights may have lost their last two regular-season games in Cody, but the team secured the No. 2 seed in their conference for the upcoming state American Legion baseball tournament...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    July 25, 2019

Racer learns from top drivers at Mont. event

Green River’s Zac Taylor knows that if he is going to get better he has to compete against the best competition and that opportunity presented itself last weekend in Montana during a Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour event. Taylor and his family owned...

 

Competitiveness shown in game

As the cards were passed around the table as fast as one could, the tension started to brew. Each of the players would quickly glance at their cards to see if they had collected four of a kind yet....

 
 By David Martin    Sports    July 25, 2019

Kids learn the game at football clinic

The future stars of Wolves Stadium got a chance to learn from their high-school heroes this week during a football clinic hosted by the Green River High School football team. The clinic took place...

 
 By Lexi Mitchell    People    July 25, 2019

Women celebrating women

A mother-daughter duo hosted their first book launching party as co-authors on Thursday night. Brigida R. Blasi and Christine Alethea Williams’ book “Women in Sweetwater County” celebrates women who made an impact in the southwest region of...

 

County youth to perform plays

The Sweetwater Board of Cooperative Educational Services Summer Theatre for Youth will present two productions over the next two weeks. Their production of “The Wizard of Oz: Young Performer’s Edition” will be presented at the Western Theatre...

 
 By Lexi Mitchell    People    July 25, 2019

GRHS student to sing at state fair

Dakotah Houchin Beck will take her singing talent to the Wyoming State Fair in August. After coming in third place at the Futures Farmers of America’s talent show in April, Beck, a 17-year-old senior at Green River High School, readies herself to...

 

YWCA receives huge grants

YWCA of Sweetwater County is pleased to announce they have been awarded grants in the amount of $49,600 from United Way of Southwest Wyoming for the 2019-2020 year. Funding will support two of the agency’s programs; Center for Families and...

 

Food Bank receives $46,000 grant

United Way of Southwest Wyoming awarded a $46,000 grant to Food Bank of Sweetwater County for the 2019-20 fiscal year. This grant helps fund operational expenses of The Emergency Food Program that provides emergency food to the low-income community...

 

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