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Articles from the August 1, 2019 edition

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 By David Martin    City    August 1, 2019

Police dept. fails records audit

Correction: In the Aug. 1 edition of the Green River Star, the article “Police Dept. fails records audit,” the incorrect statute was listed governing the release of public documents. The statute...

 
 By David Martin    County    August 1, 2019

Meeting doesn't go as planned

A meeting last week initially intended to be a simple gathering of the county’s mayors to discuss the sixth-penny tax process became a special Rock Springs City Council meeting to discuss specific...

 

Man will serve prison time after breaking probation

A Green River man who failed to register as a sex offender pleaded guilty to two felony counts. Colton S. Martinez, 27, recently appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Richard Lavery for a...

 
 By Staff Report    City    August 1, 2019

Warmer weather is harmful to fish

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Green River fish management staff expressed concerns for catch and release fishing in the warmer weather in a press release this past week. The staff is concerned about the fish in our area, especially the...

 

Our View:Ready for fair fun

It’s that time of the year again. Fair time. It’s something we not only enjoy going to with our families and friends, but covering it for the newspaper. What’s not to like? From the special entertainment, concerts and carnival rides to 4-H...

 

Thinking about health: Caregiving costs are not just for the elderly

Is the U.S. ready for a discussion about paying for caregiving, an increasingly vexing and costly problem for a growing number of Americans? The answer may be “yes.” It has become obvious that long-term care insurance is not the answer to paying...

 
 By Lexi Mitchell    People    August 1, 2019

Kids show sidewalk chalk creativity

The city's clock tower's sidewalk is full of vibrant colorful drawings from the youth. Last week, the Sweetwater County Library hosted its third annual Chalk it Up! event. They had music playing and...

 

Going for a national title

She might not be able to say many words yet, but she's in the running for a national title. Rylie McMullan, an 18-month-old pageant participant, is currently the 2019-20 Wyoming's Baby Miss All...

 

Green River Pond and Garden Tour set

Once again, residents are opening up their yards to the public to showcase their beautiful gardens and ponds. According to Lyneen Murphy, Green River Pond and Garden Tour director, the tour will take...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    August 1, 2019

SWAT takes summer state title

The Sweetwater Aquatics Team took state during the Wyoming Summer Championship meet in Rapid City, S.D. July 19-21. The meet took place in South Dakota because the pool in Gillette originally scheduled to host the event needed repairs. Overall, SWAT...

 

Dale Dean Newland

Dale Dean Newland, 79, passed away Thursday, July 25, 2019, in Farson. He was a resident of Wyoming for 32 years, and is a former resident of Colorado. Dale was born on May 14, 1940, in Yuma, Colo.;...

 

Gordon Thomas Grigg

Gordon Thomas Grigg, 87, Mountain View, passed away peacefully in his sleep July 20, 2019, in Rocky Mountain Care Lodge, Heber City, Utah. He was born June 3, 1932, in Boise, Idaho, to Nina Adaline...

 

Maria Crnich

Maria Crnich, 84, passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2019, in Colorado Springs, Colo. A former longtime resident of Rock Springs and resident of Colorado Springs, Maria died following a lengthy...

 

Robert "Bob" Orin Sell

Robert "Bob" Orin Sell, 77, Green River, passed away at his home Saturday, July 27, 2019. He was born Sept. 20, 1941, in Powell, the son of Lenard and Osie Sell. He was a graduate of Meeteetse High...

 

Margaret Ann DePoyster Perry

Margaret Ann DePoyster Perry, 75, passed away, Nov. 30, 2018, at her home in Rock Springs, following a lengthy illness. She was a resident of Rock Springs for 40 years and was a former resident of...

 

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