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Seniors enjoy the fair

Residents from both Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center and Sage View Care Center were at the fair Thursday taking in the sights. With help from the Green River Wolf Pack Dance team, CRRC...

 

Kids active at Sweetwater County Fair

Children were all over the Sweetwater County Fair throughout last week. Whether they were showing animals for 4-H, riding rides, feeding animals or eating their favorite fair food, they were having a...

 

Student enjoys political experience

For one high school senior, playing a role in politics was an interest enhanced by a recent trip to Washington D.C. The journey started when Levi Hren, a Green River High School student, applied as a...

 

Knights claim 3rd at state

The Green River Knights showed the state what they're made of at the Wyoming Legion Baseball A tournament in Torrington last week, taking third. The Knights faced stiff competition at the start of...

 

Bank angers commissioners

The Sweetwater County Commissioners feel as though Bank of the West Corporate has waged war against them when it declared it would no longer support certain businesses in the oil and gas and coal...

 
 By David Martin    City    August 8, 2018

Fires break out in Green River and Rock Springs

Fires in both Green River and Rock Springs kept area firefighters busy during the past few days. In Green River, the Green River Fire Department responded to an ATV fire Monday evening. According to...

 
 By David Martin    City    August 8, 2018

Police department hosts National Night Out

Residents will have a chance to meet some of Green River’s police officers Saturday as the department hosts its annual National Night Out festivities. According to Green River Police Chief Tom...

 

Sally Martinez-Murphy

Sally Martinez-Murphy, 55, passed away Aug. 4, 2018, at Sage View Care Center in Rock Springs. She was a lifelong resident of Green River. She was born on July 24, 1963, in Rock Springs, the daughter...

 

Floyd Maestas

Floyd Maestas, 55, of Reliance, passed away at his home Aug. 3, 2018, after a short illness. He was born Oct. 14, 1962, in Rock Springs, the son of Tomas and Laura Carrillo Maestas. Floyd graduated...

 

Laura Ellen McCarty

Laura Ellen McCarty, 40, passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2018, in Rock Springs. She was a resident of Rock Springs for the past three months and former resident of Oregon. She was born on July 11,...

 

Hannah Soltis

Hannah Soltis, 90, passed away Aug. 5, 2018, at Sage View Care Center in Rock Springs. She was a longtime resident of Rock Springs. Soltis was born Dec. 31, 1927, in Dawson, N.M., the daughter of Cott...

 

Selwyn Robert

Selwyn Robert of West Jordan, Utah, succumbed to kidney failure at his home, surrounded by family and loved ones Aug. 5, 2018. Selwyn was born in Wales Jan. 15, 1938, and immigrated to the United...

 

James A. Tune

James A. Tune, 80, passed away Aug. 1, 2018, at the George E. Wahlen Ogden Veterans Home in Ogden, Utah. James was a longtime resident of Green River. A celebration of his life will be announced at...

 

Dixie Bradley

Dixie Bradley of Green River passed away peacefully in her sleep in the early morning hours of July 18, 2018. She was 80 years old. Dixie was born Jan. 26, 1938, to James Ray Smith Sr., and Hazel...

 

Cindy Lu Majhanovich

Cindy Lu Majhanovich, 63, passed away July 25, 2018, in Spokane, Wash., amongst her loved ones following a prolonged illness. She was a resident of Spokane, Wash., and a former longtime resident of...

 

Guo Ning Mei

Guo Ning Mei, 89, of Rock Springs, passed away July 24, 2018, surrounded by his loving family at Sage View Care Center following a lengthy illness.   Mei was born in Taishan City, Guang Dong...

 

Our View: Plugging into electric vehicles

More and more electric vehicles are traveling Wyoming’s roads. For people driving past the White Mountain Mall in Rock Springs, it’s no longer an uncommon sight to see Telsa electric vehicles making use of the company’s super chargers in front...

 

Former legislator supports Friess

Former legislator supports Friess Dear Editor, After speaking with the candidates about the issues that are so crucial to our state, I have determined that Foster Friess is the best person to address the complex problems facing Wyoming. This state...

 
 By David Martin    Opinion    August 8, 2018

Playing with Power: A ninja's long journey

“Now you’re playing with power!” Nintendo’s marketing in the 80s always focused on power. The company’s magazine was named “Nintendo Power.” Some of the company’s television advertisin...

 
 By Jamie Green    Opinion    August 8, 2018

Changes happening at GRPD

You may have noticed some changes at the Green River Police Department. Not only do we have some new faces, but we have a new look as well. In the last year we have had five officers retire. We appointed a new chief, Tom Jarvie. Two captains were pro...

 

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