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Articles from the October 3, 2019 edition

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 By David Martin    People    October 3, 2019

Band rises with the sun at morning practice

Members of the Green River High School marching band spend their mornings practicing on the football field. The group practices marching in formation and playing songs heard at the high school's home...

 

Pie in the face fundraiser

Making sure seniors have enough money for a new technology center is something the employees at the Golden Hour Senior Center will take a pie in the face for. Tuesday afternoon, the dining room was...

 

Our View: New sign needed

While this space is usually reserved for discussing our thoughts on larger issues impacting Green River and Sweetwater County, we also feel the need to take up this space with issues of concern. In this case, a potential safety concern. During the Se...

 

Change in law goes unnoticed by Wyomingites

Dear Editor, Did anyone here locally notice a news article which recently appeared. An article about a 10th Circuit Federal Court of Appeals decision on a Fort Collins law, a decision which also applies to the States of Wyoming, Utah, Kansas, New...

 

Playing with Power: Super Mario Bros.

At face value, “Super Mario Bros.” is weird. Really weird. It’s about a pair of Italian plumbers, Mario and Luigi, who grow by eating magic mushrooms, jump on their enemies and run their way...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    October 3, 2019

Wolves shut out by Star Valley

The Wolves football team fell Friday, 22-0 to a tough and undefeated Star Valley team. Star Valley started the game with a good 22-yard kickoff return, which put the ball on the 32-yard line to start...

 

GR golfers learn much at state competition

Five Green River students recently attended the State golf tournament and came home with an experience they will remember. “State was actually pretty fun for us,” head coach Karyl Eyre said....

 

Tennis team battles elements at state

The Green River tennis teams not only had to compete against their opponents at State this weekend, but the weather. According to head coach Phil Harder, on Thursday the weather was great for tennis,...

 

Swimmers grab two more 1st-place finishes

The Lady Wolves swimming and diving team continues to improve each week and this week they came home with two first-place finishes. Last Thursday, the Lady Wolves traveled to Big Piney and Evanston...

 

City should receive racing money

The city should start seeing money from the historic racing and off-track betting establishment in Green River. Eugene Joyce, Wyoming Horse Racing LLC., president and general manager, gave a brief...

 

New Third District Court Judge appointed

The Third District Court will have a new judge when Judge Nena James retires in October. According to a press release, Governor Mark Gordon appointed Suzannah Robinson to be the District Court Judge...

 

Events Complex director would like $24 million

The Sweetwater County Events Complex needs improvements and would like sixth-penny projects sales tax to pay for the estimated $24 million is would cost to complete them. Events Complex Director Larry...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 3, 2019

City prepares for Census

While Census Day doesn’t take place until April 1, 2020, Green River municipal officials are quietly preparing to take an accurate count of city residents. The city has formed a committee to...

 

Norman (Norm) Shantz

Norman (Norm) Shantz, 76, passed away Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, at his home surrounded by family after a short battle with cancer. He was a longtime resident of wonderful Wyoming. Shantz was born July...

 

Delbert Gray

Delbert Gray, 68, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County.He was a lifelong resident of Wyoming. Gray was born May 9, 1951, in Rock Springs and grew up in...

 

Joe Dolence

Joe Dolence, 87, passed away Thursday, Sept, 5, 2019, at his home in Mountain View surrounded by family sharing memories of his amazing life. He was a lifelong resident of Wyoming. Joe was born Oct....

 

Dario Gonzalez Jr.

Dario Gonzalez Jr., 75, passed away Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. He was a resident of Green River for 30 years and a former resident of Chicago, Ill. Gonzalez...

 

Severino "Tony" Espino Colino

Severino "Tony" Espino Colino passed away Sept. 21, 2019, in Rock Springs. He was born March 28, 1955, to Jesualdo and Celia Espino in Brime De Urz, Zamora, Spain. Tony married Rachel Corral Feb....

 

Mary Ann Baker

Mary Ann Baker, 77, passed away Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at Sun West Assisted Living Facility in Sun City, Ariz., where she had been a patient for almost two years. Prior to then, she resided in...

 

Arlie Tremelling Jelouchan

Arlie Tremelling Jelouchan, 96, Rock Springs, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, at Deer Trail Assisted Living Home. Arlie was born Oct. 29, 1922, in Cumberland, the daughter of Thomas...

 

Michelle Nicole Powers

Michelle Nicole Powers, 41, Green River, passed away alongside her companion, Kelly Walk, from an auto accident Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. She was born May 10, 1978, in Ogden, Utah, the daughter of...

 

Kelly Dee Walk

Kelly Dee Walk of Green River, born May 13, 1977, died alongside his companion Michelle Powers Saturday, Sept. 27, 2019. He was born to Martin and Niki Dean Walk in Evanston. He was raised and attende...

 

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