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 By Staff Report    City    August 22, 2019

Missing woman's remains found

The remains of a 28-year-old Green River missing woman, Aubree Shanae Corona, have been found. Her remains were found Tuesday after the 2005 Gray Chevrolet Avalanche truck she was driving with a Honda CRF 450R red-and-white motorcycle in the back...

 

Castle Rock Ambulance can continue

Castle Rock Hospital District is looking at ways to keep the ambulance service going. “It’s an essential service. Kind of like the police department and fire department,” Todd Toolson, Castle...

 

Airport to receive funding for commercial terminal

The Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport will receive funding for commercial terminal upgrades. During the Sweetwater County commissioners meeting Tuesday morning, airport director Devon Brubaker said...

 
 By David Martin    City    August 22, 2019

Main Street grant approved

A Wyoming Business Council grant to pay for a feasibility study regarding a second grocery store in Green River was approved by the Green River City Council Tuesday night. The grant amounts to $8,080...

 

Louis "John" Marcinek, Jr. 

Louis "John" Marcinek, Jr.  passed away Friday, July 26, 2019, at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City. A longtime resident of Rock Springs, Marcinek died following a lengthy...

 

Sylvia M. Aldred

Sylvia M. Aldred, 81, passed away Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. She was a resident of Rock Springs for the past 50 years and is a former resident of Utah. Aldred...

 

David Wayne Christiansen

David Wayne Christiansen, 66, passed away Aug. 17, 2019, in his home, surrounded by his family. He courageously fought a battle with cancer for the past two years. David has been a resident of Green R...

 

Douglas Clay Jarvie

Douglas Clay Jarvie, 91, passed away quietly at home in Provo, Utah on Sunday, August 18, 2019. Douglas was born December 21, 1927 in Rock Springs, WY to Thomas and Alice Jarvie. He married Eutona V...

 

Sandra "Sandy" Kay. Kirkwood

Sandra "Sandy" Kay. Kirkwood, 67, passed away Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at her home in Rock Springs following a brief illness. She was a lifelong resident of Wyoming. Kirkwood was born June 19, 1952 in...

 

Joe Christopher Lain

Joe Christopher Lain, 60, passed away Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at his home in Rock Springs. He was a resident of Rock Springs for the past eight years and is a former resident of California. Lain was...

 

Laura Faye McClellan

Laura Faye McClellan, 90, Green River, passed away peacefully June 6, 2019, in Centerville, Tenn., following a brief illness. Fay was born Aug. 31, 1928, in Hamilton, Colo., to John C. Schneider and...

 

The value in having a loving family is great

I appreciate how the old prayer goes, “Bless the food before us, the family beside us, and the love between us...” A few years back, our youngest son, had a break-in at his home and they took his computer with all his pictures as well as his...

 

A unique Hollywood story told

“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” is the tale of two Hollywoods: one that’s fading into irrelevance and one of a fresher version blossoming in its place. The film mostly follows actor Rick Dalton...

 

Our View: Best 6th-penny uses

We can say with certainty that there will be a large push to put a special-purpose tax initiative on the 2020 ballot. Meetings and discussions have already taken place and some municipal officials have been talking about potential uses since the last...

 

Baked goods make center money

Using baked good sales to benefit an entire facility is something Green River senior citizens are doing. For several weeks, volunteers of the Golden Hour Senior Center have been selling baked goods...

 

Vietnam memorial wall arrives

The Vietnam Veterans Moving Wall Memorial is once again visiting Sweetwater County. Residents and travelers driving along Interstate 80 will have the chance to visit the memorial wall at Western...

 

Sweetwater Children's Choir program ends

After 18 years, the Sweetwater County Board of Cooperative Educational Services Children’s Honor Choir program has come to an end. SBOCES Children’s Honor Choir founder and conductor Sarah Wessel...

 

Spanish exchange student seeks GR host

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs student, Laura, from Spain, is seeking a host family in the Green River and surrounding areas. Laura has met all of the academic and character qualifications necessary to be accepted as an exchange...

 

After-school strings program to start

String instructors, Marcia Petersen and Sarah Wessel are now enrolling new and returning string students to the 2019-2020 season of the After School String program. Students ages eight years through adult are welcome to join the beginning,...

 

Horse racing area needs improvement

With live horse racing action starting this weekend in Sweetwater County, the owner of the company wanted to express how improvements to the live-racing facility would continue to grow the event. The...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    August 22, 2019

Wolves tennis starts in Jackson

While the school year started Wednesday, the Green River High School tennis team already competed before the first day of the school year. The Wolves traveled to Jackson Saturday. The girls swept the Jackson squad, led by a win by Gabrielle Heiser...

 

Marathoners compete in GR

The annual Run with the Horses 10K, half marathon and marathon events took place in Green River Saturday, attracting many locals and visitors. Men's 10K 1. Ryan Giles, 30, no residence given, 41:08.8...

 

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