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Articles from the October 3, 2018 edition

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 By David Martin    City    October 3, 2018

Department seeks funding

The Green River Fire Department is seeking grant funds to provide firefighters with a drug overdose-treating nasal spray and potentially a new pumper truck. The Green River City Council approved...

 

County's money has been moved out

All of the county’s funds have officially been pulled out of Bank of the West. During the Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting Tuesday morning, Sweetwater County Treasurer Robb Slaughter said...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 3, 2018

Depot garners more interest

While the interior is almost completely gutted, residents still lined up for a tour of the Union Pacific Depot building Saturday. The tours gave visitors a chance to look a portions of a building...

 

Oliver James Harrison

Oliver James Harrison, two-month-old son of Jeffrey Harrison and Sara Jean Elmer passed away Sept. 24, 2018, at the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County.   He was born on July 25, 2018, in Rock...

 

James Theodore Schultz

James Theodore Schultz, 89, of Aurora, Colo., passed away Sept. 19, 2018, at Rose Medical Center in Denver. A longtime resident of Aurora, Colo., and former resident of Rock Springs, Schultz died...

 

Neri Rodriguez-Juarez de Flores

Neri Rodriguez-Juarez de Flores, 55, passed away Sept. 15, 2018, at her home in Rock Springs. She was a resident of Rock Springs for 23 years and is a former resident of Mexico. Flores was born June...

 

Douglas Dack

Douglas Dack, 78, passed away Sept. 24, 2018, at his home in Farson. He was a lifelong resident of Farson. Dack was born on May 23, 1940, in Farson, the son of Ray Dack and Marjorie Steele. He...

 

John E. Crouch

John E. Crouch, 86, passed away Sept. 26, 2018, at the VA Hospital in Salt Lake City. He was a resident of Rock Springs for 54 years and is a former resident of Green River. Crouch was born on Nov. 3,...

 

Letter: Deer issues need to be addressed now

Dear Editor, The population of deer in Southwest Wyoming has exploded. On any given day, small groups of deer jaunt around our town. These hoofed invaders have always seemed abundant, but over the past decade they have reached extremely high counts....

 

Pick up after your pets

As I was writing the story about a lady who picks up dog poop irresponsible pet owners leave behind, I became appalled. This wasn’t the first time I had been told or received phone calls on this...

 

Our View: A political misstep in Wyoming

A recent press release from the Mary for Wyoming gubernatorial campaign has us worried about the Democratic candidate’s trust in Wyoming-based solutions. The press release touts the campaign’s “unprecedented” investment into digital advertisi...

 

The littlest big need in GR

Every parent knows that having children is expensive. For many, just how expensive is the surprising part. The costs of caring for and raising kids go up year after year. There are millions of choices to make about what a child needs, what...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 3, 2018

Commemorative UP locomotive visits GR

While Green River celebrated its 150th anniversary Saturday, residents were able to check out one of the Union Pacific’s commemorative locomotives. Locomotive 1943, The Spirit, was brought to Green...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 3, 2018

City's history put in Congressional record

The history of Green River was introduced into the congressional record prior to the city’s 150th anniversary celebration Saturday. U.S. Senator John Barrasso read a version of the city’s history...

 

Trying to keep Green River clean

A handful of unknown volunteers are working hard to keep the city’s Greenbelt and pipeline pathways clean. One of those volunteers who wanted to remain anonymous, is Green River resident Terri...

 

Former narcotics detection K-9 dies last week

Wyoming Highway Patrol lost a former narcotics detection K-9 on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018.  Basil passed away at home surrounded by his family.  Basil’s career began with the Wyoming Highway Patrol in the fall, of 2008 and assigned to Trooper...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    October 3, 2018

Wolves take homecoming loss

The No. 2 ranked and undefeated Jackson Broncos rolled into town Friday night, with the leading rusher in the state and proceeded to run 90 percent of their offense through their leading ball...

 

Lady Wolves duel in Cheyenne East's pool

The Lady Wolves swimming team continues to travel on the road for their swim meets. The Green River High School Lady Wolves swimming team traveled to Cheyenne to participate in the Cheyenne East...

 

GR volleyball team continues to learn, improve

Each game is another opportunity for the Lady Wolves volleyball team to gain experience and learn the game. On Friday, the Lady Wolves took on Lyman at home and lost in three sets, 25-16, 25-21,...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    October 3, 2018

Marks improve for GRHS cross country runners

The Green River High School cross country team continues seeing success in the meets it participates in. Head coach Craig Leavitt said the team is running well, though he’s still working on getting...

 

Competitiveness shows at Wii Bowling

The laughter could be heard in the hallway. While at the Golden Hour Senior Center Thursday morning, eight seniors were playing Wii Bowling in one of the recreation rooms. It's was their laughing...

 

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