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Probation given in assault case

A Green River man accused of strangling and throwing his pregnant girlfriend through a closet door was placed on supervised probation. Michael Junior Martinez, 41, appeared in the Third District Court...

 

Outside engineer examines city's streets

In order to determine the condition all Green River streets are in, the city hired a street surface inspection company to review every street. At the last Green River City Council meeting, the...

 

GR Council narrows down 6th-penny project list

The city is going to request about $53 million in projects, which will be completed using the sixth-penny special purpose tax funding, if the tax is approved. Tuesday night, the Green River City...

 

County to acquire funding for two buildings near RS

The Sweetwater County commissioners decided to take out a $10-million loan to help pay for the construction of two new facilities, which will be located near the detention center. At an August...

 

Our View: Farmer's Market should move downtown

With the Farmers’ Market ending for another year, we think it’s time for the Green River Urban Renewal/Main Street Agency to consider moving the market back downtown. The agency is tasked with revitalizing downtown Green River, which traditionall...

 

Sixth-penny tax can help Green River, county

(Editor’s note: This letter was sent to the Green River City Council, but the author also wanted it published in The Green River Star.) Dear Mayor Rust and Green River City Council Members, I would like to offer a few comments in regard to the...

 

Sixth-penny tax needed in Sweetwater County

Editor, I am supporting a renewal of the 6th penny sales tax initiative. Those who know me well, know I am not a “tax and spend” liberal. Far from it. I am a fiscal conservative who happens to believe in accountability and in the principle of...

 

Heart Mountain speaker to visit

A man who was confined at Heart Mountain during World War II will speak to Green River High School students Oct. 10. Sam Mihara will present "Memories of Heart Mountain," which details his time as a...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    September 26, 2019

Wolves win Homecoming game

Green River Wolves football team defeated the Torrington Trailblazers, 14-7, for its first win of season. On a windy, rainy and chilly game at Wolves Stadium before a large homecoming crowd junior...

 

Lady Wolves Volleyball team wins 1, loses 1

The Green River Lady Wolves volleyball team split the week with a win and a loss while at home. The Lady Wolves will have one more home game against Evanston on Thursday at 6 p.m., before they travel...

 

Swimmers take 1st

The Lady Wolves swim team came out on top in two competitions this past week. Last Thursday, the Green River High School Lady Wolves came in first at the Rock Springs High School swim meet. On...

 

Tennis team takes 2nd at regionals

Both the Wolves and Lady Wolves tennis teams took second at Regionals this past weekend. “Regionals played out like I thought it would based on our season results,” head coach Phil Harder said. Th...

 

Thomas George Anderson

Thomas George Anderson, 59, of Rock Springs, passed away in the early morning hours of Sept. 9, 2019, at the Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah. Tommy was born July 29, 1960, in the...

 

Wade Ricks Christensen

Wade Ricks Christensen, 59, passed away Sept. 11, 2019, in Mountain View. He was a humble man who dearly loved his family. His kindness, gentleness, and meekness will be deeply missed. Wade was born...

 

Esie Marie Crane

Esie Marie Crane, 78, of Green River, passed away Sept. 15, 2019, at St. Marks Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. Esie was born June 17, 1941, in Youngsville, N.M., the daughter of Ignacio Gallegos and...

 

Marceilla Sorenson

Marceilla Sorenson, 78, Green River, passed away Sept. 20, 2019, at The Mission of Castle Rock Care Center with her loving family by her side.  She was a resident of Green River for the past 18...

 

Helen Pulos

Helen Pulos, 95, passed away Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at Deer Trail Assisted Living in Rock Springs. She was a lifelong resident of Rock Springs. She was born Aug. 31, 1924 in Rock Springs; to loving...

 

Larry Duke

Larry Duke, 75, passed away Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. He was a resident of Green River for the past 43 years and is a former resident of Texas. Duke was born...

 

Curtis Keelin Sr.

Curtis Keelin Sr., 71, passed away Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. He was a life-long resident of Wyoming. Keelin was born Feb. 5, 1948, in Herrin, Ill.; the son of...

 

Alfred Jereb

Alfred Jereb, 84, passed away Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at his home in Beaver Dam, Ariz.. He was a resident of Beaver Dam, Ariz., for seven years and former resident of Lyman and Rock Springs. Jereb...

 

Betty June Johnson

Betty June Johnson, 90, passed away Monday, Sept. 16, 2019, at her home in Rock Springs. She was a resident of Rock Springs for the past 10 years and is a former resident of Vernal, Utah. Johnson was...

 

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