Articles from the August 4, 2022 edition

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Municipalities, hospitals receive $159K from excess SPT revenue

After vendors collected $169,123 in excess sales tax revenue, communities and hospitals in Sweetwater County received a small bonus from the 1% special purpose tax that was in effect from 2013 to 2018. The 1% SPT was approved by voters in 2012 and in...


Black's Fork bridge work will cause delays

The Wyoming Department of Transportation and contract crews from DeBernardi Construction Company, Inc., began working on the Black’s Fork bridge on WYO 530 at mile marker 14.66 south of Green River on August 1. During the work, traffic will be... Full story


Beryl J. Pierce Martinez

Beryl J. Pierce Martinez, 74, passed away Monday, July 18 at Saint Marks Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was a resident of Green River for 62 years and former resident of Payson, Utah. She was... Full story


Raymond L. Searle

Raymond L. Searle, 74, passed away with his family by his side Monday, August 1, 2022 at his son's home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a resident of Green River for 33 years. He died fighting a... Full story


Howard Daniel "Danny" McCoy, Jr.

Howard Daniel "Danny" McCoy, Jr. passed away July 30, 2022 at his home in Rock Springs. He was born on October 11, 1952 in Ardmore, Oklahoma to Howard D. McCoy Sr. and Fontella (Sally) Bean. Danny was... Full story


John R. Ratcliff

John R. Ratcliff, 68, passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming surrounded by family. He was born on September 22, 1953 in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the son of John and... Full story


Helen L. Petersen

Helen L. Petersen, 86, passed away Sunday, July 24, 2022 at Sageview Care Center in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was a long-time resident of Rawlins. She was born January 9, 1936 in Rawlins, Wyoming;... Full story


Donald Brown

Donald Brown, 73, passed away on Thursday, July 28, 2022 at his home surrounded by his family. He was a resident of Rock Springs for 49 years and former resident of Cheyenne, WY. Donald was born on... Full story

 By Rose March    Opinion    August 4, 2022

Letter to the Editor: Questions for new Republicans

Dear Editor, Well… The Wyoming Primary is coming around again (like it does every 2 years).  We get to decide who is running for the Democrat and Republican tickets.  This is the most important election for the State of Wyoming, even though is a...


Letter to the Editor: Feeling blue in a red state

Dear Editor, I’ve been feeling blue. Today I did something that was hard for me. I changed my party affiliation. Now, I’ve lived in Wyoming my whole life. On my eighteenth birthday, I registered to vote. I registered as a Democrat. Being blue in...


Green River Police Department reports for July 21 - 27

Green River Police Department reports for July 21 At 11:48 a.m., officers responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision. It was reported one vehicle was traveling West on East Flaming Gorge Way, and a second vehicle was parked facing east on the... Full story

 By Hannah Romero    People    August 4, 2022

GRHS receives national recognition

Green River High School is always looking for ways to improve the school experience and give back to the community, and has now received national attention for that effort. Students and educators...

 By Staff Report    News    August 4, 2022

Primary election debates upcoming

Debates among candidates in the upcoming primary election will be held locally and across the state. Primary election debates hosted and sponsored by SweetwaterGOP will take place the evenings of Aug. 8, 9 and 10 at the Broadway Theater in Rock... Full story

 By Hannah Romero    Sports    August 4, 2022

GRHS hosts volleyball camp

The Lady Wolves volleyball team has been honing their own skills and helping build the skills of others through volleyball camps this summer. Last week the team hosted a three-day camp for middle scho...

 By Hannah Romero    Sports    August 4, 2022

Lady Wolf track star signs with Colorado Mesa

Green River High School track and field athlete Kaelea Gibson recently signed her letter of intent to compete for Colorado Mesa University. Gibson will be attending CMU this fall and studying...


Fun in the foam

The Sweetwater County Library System wrapped up its summer reading program this week with end-of-summer parties. One of the activities that was part of the reading program throughout the summer was... Full story


Primary election voter's guide

Editor's Note: For our primary election edition, local candidates were given the opportunity to run short articles free of charge and/or to place paid advertisements. The following are the articles...


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