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Articles from the October 14, 2021 edition

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 By David Martin    City    October 14, 2021

Tax education efforts start 3 weeks before election

Green River residents will receive mailers aimed to educate them on the need for a 1% sales tax increase this week, beginning efforts to inform voters before the Nov. 2 special election. Steve Core,...

 

Advocating for missing indigenous peoples

The story of Gabby Petito — a young woman who went missing in Wyoming and was found murdered — has gained national attention over the past few months. But for some, it has also drawn attention to...

 

Richard Kit Deichmueller

Richard Kit Deichmueller, 73, passed away Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Deichmueller died following a lengthy illness. He was a life-long resident of Green...

 

Roger Leroy Sanchez

Roger Leroy Sanchez, 71, passed away Saturday, October 2, 2021 at Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation in Green River, Wyoming. He was a resident of Green River for the last 48 years and former...

 

Harry Francis Cleveland

Harry Francis Cleveland, 91, passed away with his wife at his side; Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at Mission at Castle Rock in Green River, Wyoming. He was a long-time resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming...

 

Cynthia Diane Harsha

Cynthia Diane Harsha, 67, passed away Friday, October 8, 2021 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She died following a lengthy battle with COVID. She was a long-time...

 

Marvin Max Stark

Marvin Max Stark, 84, passed away on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a long-time resident of Green River, Wyoming and former...

 

Brenda Jean Vieyra

Brenda Jean Vieyra, 65, passed away Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. She was a resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming for 48 years. She was born on March 7, 1956 in...

 

Our View: Celebrate Native Americans, not Columbus

Despite a day being named for him, there is little about Christopher Columbus that should be celebrated. The Columbus of reality is a far cry from the noble explorer of myth. While we can’t argue his exploits are not historically significant, they...

 

Letter: MHSC urges action in COVID-19 fight

Dear friends and neighbors, Daily, our staff, your friends and family members, are treating patients with COVID-19. It is a battle. We need your help. The Delta variant is two times more contagious than previous variants and results in more severe...

 

A fistful of tokens: Zombies still alive and well in Resident Evil

Zombies seem to be a bit passé these days, don’t they? Sure, AMC’s “The Walking Dead” is going strong in its final season, but the mindless, reanimated corpses seemingly everywhere in the...

 

Green River Police Department reports for Oct. 5-11

Green River Police Department reports for Oct. 5 At 7:58 a.m., officers responded to a report of a possible assault. Officers met with an individual who reported an altercation between two unknown subjects. Officers did not locate either subject invo...

 

Faith and Blue event seeks to develop community partnerships

Although Sweetwater County is a small community, it's not immune to feeling the effects of national unrest - such as the tensions between law enforcement and the public that have come to the... Full story

 

Actors' Mission presents "Beer for Breakfast" this weekend

Friendship, the challenges of aging, and a battle of the sexes are all at the heart of "Beer for Breakfast," the Actors' Mission's newest production opening this weekend. The play tells the story of...

 

Swimmers 'tuning up' to stay on top

The Green River High School swim team has had an impressive season so far, and they're "tuning up" to face the last three weeks.  The Lady Wolves brought home another win last weekend when they faced...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    October 14, 2021

Powell shuts out Green River 48-0

Despite coming off two straight losses to the two top ranked teams in 3A, the Powel Panthers head coach in a pre-game interview indicated that his fourth ranked team was at its healthiest it has been all season and just had their best week of...

 

Wild horse advocates cry foul on enormous roundup, removal

Federal contract wranglers plan to round up 4,300 wild horses in southwest Wyoming — permanently removing about 70% of them — starting Thursday in an undertaking that culminates years of conflicts among land and wildlife managers, ranchers and...

 

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