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Articles from the August 8, 2019 edition

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Couple wakes to gas leak

After arriving home around 4 a.m., the last thing a Green River couple thought they would see upon waking up is an officer standing near their bed. On Sunday morning at about 8:15 a.m., Josh and Cryst...

 
 By David Martin    City    August 8, 2019

Main Street seeks partnership with Love's

The Green River Urban Renewal/Main Street Agency would like to see Love’s support downtown Green River if the company is granted a conditional use permit and builds a truck stop west of Jamestown....

 

Tax-process discussed

With Sweetwater communities already talking about the need for a sixth-penny tax to complete projects within the county, a discussion took place on how the process to obtain tax approval works. At...

 
 By David Martin    City    August 8, 2019

Castle Rock breaks ground

Construction began on a new clinical facility for Castle Rock Medical Center with a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday morning. According to Bob Gordon, the chairman of the hospital district’s board...

 
 By David Martin    City    August 8, 2019

GR Council approves transfer station

Work on the Green River Transfer Station will start soon. The Green River City Council approved a bid for mechanical and electrical work at the transfer station Tuesday night. The bid was awarded to...

 

John Lloyd Gonder

On Aug. 1, 2019, John Lloyd Gonder went home to be with our Lord after having succumbed to a lengthy battle with mesothelioma cancer. John is survived by his wife of 61 years, Janice Gonder, their... Full story

 

John Griffiths

John Griffiths, 56, passed away Saturday, July 27, 2019, in Mesquite, Nev. He was a resident of Mesquite for the past six years and is a former resident of Green River, where he resided for 45 years....

 

Norman LeRoy Lange

Norman LeRoy Lange, 50, of Rock Springs passed away Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, at the Strawberry Reservoir in Heber, Utah, following an ATV accident. He was born Nov. 13, 1968, in Rawlins to Mary Lanham...

 

Jerry Mark Lucas

In loving memory of Jerry Mark Lucas, born July 31, 1962, died Dec. 15, 2018. Jerry was our sweet music man and is survived by his four children: Leah, Michael, Tera and Thorn. He was blessed with...

 

Ashley Marie Skorcz

Ashley Marie Skorcz was born Feb. 8, 1996, to Adam T. Skorcz and Kevalin Sherry Skorcz in Rock Springs. She passed away July 28, 2019.  She graduated in 2014 from Farson-Eden High School. Ashley's...

 

Edwin John (Sody) Soderlund

Edwin John (Sody) Soderlund quietly left us on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, to join his wife of 63 years, Connie. He is also preceded in passing by his daughter and son-in-law Nancy and Carl Nordstrom,...

 

Hunting applications increase

Wyoming is one of the best locations in the country for highly-sought big game, and each year the number of hunting applications the Wyoming Game and Fish Department receives increases. The May 2019 application deadline was no different, with higher...

 

WGFD program nets trophy fish

Anglers across Wyoming are catching trophy-sized fish, and lots of them. These fishermen and women have submitted more than 190 applications with photos, lengths and catch locations to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Master Angler program....

 

Cowboys prepare for football season

One important facet of Craig Bohl-coached football teams is development of a strong, physical running game, and that point was emphasized in Tuesday’s fourth practice of Fall Camp. Bohl said that his team dedicated a significant amount of time work...

 

CRRC residents enjoy the fair

Residents discuss everything they were going to explore while at the fair and then carried out their plans. During a lunch provided by The Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center employees, CRRC...

 

Veteran fundraisers continue

The need for a van 15 years ago sparked a fundraising effort to help veterans and it’s still going on today. The Rock Springs Disabled American Veterans Chapter 12 continues to raise money to help...

 
 By Lexi Mitchell    People    August 8, 2019

First time's the charm for Green River girl

Brylee Price won grand champion in the junior showmanship division while showing off her rabbit to the judge on Friday morning. This is her first year participating in 4-H with her eight-month-old...

 
 By Lexi Mitchell    People    August 8, 2019

Hard work pays off

Delaney Gardea, a junior at Green River High School, participated in 4-H and FFA events at the fair this past week. This is Gardea's fifth year in 4-H. She entered into six events: cake decorating,...

 

Slogan winner announced

Western Wyoming Community College recently announced its slogan contest winner, Hailee Coulson. From Jan. 25 to April 15, Western accepted slogan submissions from their service area in conjunction with the debut of their new mission statement:...

 

Program helps adults pay for college

Western Wyoming Community College in partnering with Wyoming Works to help adult learners pay for college. The programs qualifying for Wyoming Works are those which meet labor and economic development needs. The Wyoming Legislature allocated $5...

 

Our View: URA is overstepping

Recent comments by the Green River Urban Renewal/Main Street Agency regarding the Love’s Travel Stop proposal have us confused as to how the agency thinks the commissioners can implement its requests. According to the comments, the agency wants Lov...

 

Letter: Greenbelt cleanup efforts don't go unnoticed

To the Editor, Green River citizens and visitors using the Greenbelt from FMC Bridge along the river, behind the ball fields all the way to the horse corrals deserve a big thank you. As one of the people who pick up dog doo and trash left by others,...

 

Zen and the art of tough love

I got pulled over for speeding Saturday. I was in Rock Springs and driving near Veterans Park when it happened. The Rock Springs Police Department officer told me I was driving 40 mph in a 30 mph zone, which I can confirm because the knee-jerk...

 

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