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, 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
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
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...
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
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...
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...