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 By David Martin    County    October 7, 2021

Tax ballot to continue unchanged

The sixth-penny general purpose tax election will continue as is. The Sweetwater County Commissioners initially planned a discussion for amendments, alternatives or a rescission of the ballot...

 

YWCA shines a light on domestic violence in Oct.

The purple lights currently illuminating the trees by the clock tower have a specific purpose — shining a light on the issue of domestic violence and spreading the message of awareness and...

 

Wiley J. Morgan

Wiley J. Morgan, 84, passed away Oct. 1, 2021 at North Colorado Medical Center in Greely, Colorado. He was born on January 31, 1937 in Wewoka, Oklahoma; the son of James Henry Thomas Grover Cleveland...

 

John Michael Gauthier

John Michael Gauthier, 69, of Clanton, Alabama passed away October 4, 2021 at UAB, Birmingham, Alabama. He was born February 6, 1952 in Arkansas, son of the late Richard Gauthier and the late Renee...

 

Alejandro Ariel Maldonado

Alejandro Ariel Maldonado, age 43 of Evanston passed away Tuesday September 28, 2021. He was born April 3, 1978 in Rock Springs. He was the son of Antonio Maldonado and Carol Uriarte. He attended...

 

Christine Ann Maruskin

Christine Ann Maruskin, 64, passed away September 30, 2021 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. She was a resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming. Christine was born on January 3, 1957 in Alliance,...

 

Michael Buckner

Michael Buckner, 62, passed away Friday, October 1, 2021 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a resident of Green River, Wyoming and former Odgen, Utah. He died...

 

Our View: Pandemic won't be resolved anytime soon

It’s hard not to feel defeated by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Just as things begin to look up, something happens that casts doubt on if this thing will ever end. We have several widely-available vaccines now — that’s awesome! Oh wait,...

 

A fistful of tokens: Violent video game paved the way for ratings

October is a month dedicated to the spooky, the grotesque and the scary and the video game industry certainly doesn’t have a shortage of titles focusing on those themes. This month, I thought it...

 

Journal seeks to inspire creativity

Hoping to inspire the community’s creative spark and submissions for its literary journal, Western Wyoming Community College plans to host workshops throughout the semester. “Boars Tusk” is a...

 

Green River Police Department reports for Sept. 8 to Oct. 4

Green River Police Department reports for Sept. 28 At 10:05 a.m., officers conducted a traffic stop on East Flaming Gorge Way and issued the driver Riese Allison,19, of Green River, a citation for alleged speeding.  At 10:49 a.m., officers responded...

 

Kids treated to freeze-dried candies

Exclamations of excitement, surprise and occasionally disgust filled the multipurpose room in the library last Thursday as a group of teenagers conducted a blind taste test of freeze-dried candy....

 
 By Hannah Romero    City    October 7, 2021

Paint the Town Pink raises cancer awareness

When you drive past the clock tower this month, you'll notice a display with colorful ribbons and a sign with the words "encouraging the fighters, supporting the survivors, remembering the taken."...

 
 By Staff Report    People    October 7, 2021

Contractors want to help restock foster care closet

The Sweetwater County Foster Care program’s emergency clothes closet is severely depleted and Peterson Beckner Industries (PBI) has made it a mission to help restock it.  PBI is a steel erection company from Houston, Texas, currently working at...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 7, 2021

SCSD No. 2 board votes to update district's Smart Start plan

Sweetwater County School District No. 2 is taking a different tack in how it deals with quarantines related to COVID-19 exposure. “What we’re doing now is not working,” Superintendent Craig...

 

Memorial hospital provides booster vaccines at weekly clinics

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine boosters are available at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County’s COVID-19 Vaccine Drive-thru. The drive-thru is open from 3-6 p.m. every Tuesday and Wednesday at 1200 College Drive. The vaccines are free and no...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    October 7, 2021

Football team remains winless after Jackson

Green River traveled north to take on the powerful 4-0 Jackson Broncs last week, suffering another loss at the end of the night. Jackson wasted no time in their first possession as they opened up their strong passing attack and took a quick 7-0...

 

Swimmers compete against 4A schools

Central vs Green River & Evanston (Oct. 1) Dual Results Green River (123) vs. Evanston (49) Central (98) vs. Green River (76) 200 Yard Medley Relay 2. GRHS A (Tanith Smith, Brianna Uhrig, Hailey Uhrig, Chezni Rubeck), 2:01.89 5. GRHS B (Hailey Luth,...

 
 By Hannah Romero    City    October 7, 2021

SEDC teams up with Wild Sage Market

The Sweetwater Economic Development Coalition and Wild Sage Market are teaming up to work together on Wild Sage Market’s goal to start a co-op grocery store in Green River.  Kayla McDonald from...

 

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