Articles from the August 1, 2018 edition

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 By David Martin    County    August 1, 2018

Sweetwater County burns

Several large wildfires started in Sweetwater County, burning thousands of acres of land. According to Sweetwater County Fire Warden Mike Bournazian, multiple wildfires were reported Saturday,...

 
 By David Martin    City    August 1, 2018

Water opens opportunities in Jamestown

As Kael Jasperson sees it, a lot of opportunities will open up for the Jamestown-Rio Vista area in the coming years. The area recently completed a water pump and reservoir project that has been more...

 
 By David Martin    City    August 1, 2018

Clydesdales visit Green River Friday

The famous Budweiser Clydesdales will be stopping in Green River Friday afternoon, giving residents a chance to see the horses and get a photo with them near the newly-installed mural on Flaming...

 

Abuse charges could be dismissed

A Green River woman accused of beating her child with a belt will have the felony child abuse charge dismissed if she can complete her probation. Ashley L. Todd, 28, appeared in the Third District...

 

Jerry Warby

Jerry Warby, age 89, passed away of natural causes at his home in Yuma, Ariz., July 23, 2018, with family at his bedside. He was born in Green River June 24, 1929, to Glen and Mabel Warby. Daddy...

 

Shirley Mae Williams

Shirley Mae Williams, 89, of Green River, passed away suddenly on July 21, 2018 at her home. She was born Feb. 1, 1929, in Marshfield, Wisc., the daughter of Lawrence J. Radlinger and Gladys Gertrude...

 

Garrett Wayne-Jess Paine

Garrett Wayne-Jess Paine, 16, resident of Williston, N.D., passed away July 21, 2018 following an accident. Garrett was born Oct. 2, 2001 in Rock Springs. He lived in Green River for his first year be...

 

Randy Craig Lowseth

Randy Craig Lowseth, 55, passed away July 28, 2018 in Green River. He was a resident of Green River for the past six years and former resident of Pinedale. He was born January 7, 1963 in Rock...

 

Corey David Hymas,

Corey David Hymas, 62, of Green River passed away suddenly at his home July 29, 2018. He was born May 21, 1956, in Montpelier, Idaho, the son of Keith Vernal Hymas and Doris Teuscher Hymas. Corey...

 

Our View: Build on the Main Street momentum

It’s safe to say everyone in Green River has had a chance to look at the new mural on Flaming Gorge Way, either by driving past the Century Link building across from the Sweetwater County Courthouse, or on the People page of our newspaper last week...

 
 By Amanda Cavaz    Opinion    August 1, 2018

Get to know neighbors on National Night Out Aug. 11

I’m going to start out with a few rhetorical questions. These may not seem related, but stick with me, it will come together. When was the last time you got together with your neighbors? Do you know them well, or is it more of a quick wave from... Full story

 

Anticipating fair-time fun

I can still recall how as a child certain words could instantly lead to automatic excitement. Parade, park, fireworks, playground, lake, fishing, carnival and camping. The one word that would...

 

Air ambulance companies have grip on customers

Two years ago in this space I told the story of a Mississippi woman, Katherine Green, who got caught in the unsavory business practices of the air ambulance industry that has trapped many more Americans since then. Green, a college history...

 

New president at Inberg-Miller

Inberg-Miller Engineers recently announced Eric Graney, P.G., was elected to serve as president of the company. Steve Moldt, past president, will continue in his position as CEO. Graney, 53, joined...

 

Genesis Alkali honored

Genesis Alkali received the Industrial Minerals Association-North America Safety Achievement Award during the INA-NA's meeting in Washington, D.C., on May 8. The IMA-NA is a trade association...

 

Kids jam out at Rock n' Roll event

Children had the chance to listen to and play along with a local musician last week. During the Sweetwater County Library's summer reading program, children are encouraged to attend one of their many...

 

Girl Scout receives silver award

When sophomore Mya Tollefson joined Girl Scouts nine years ago, she didn’t think she’d be receiving one of the highest awards obtainable, but she did. Recently, Girl Scout Troop 1041 members...

 

Employees take 1st at rescue competition

During recent mine rescue competitions, Genesis Alkali teams took first place in more than one area.  Each year, the teams attend two competitions and this year was no different. The Southeast...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    August 1, 2018

Swim team takes state in Gillette

"It was a great feeling," Robbie Lee, president of the Sweetwater Aquatics Team said. The team, competing at the state USA Swim meet in Gillette July 20-22, took the state title, marking the first...

 

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