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Articles from the October 21, 2021 edition

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 By David Martin    City    October 21, 2021

GR garbage rates to increase

Solid waste rates charged to Green River residents will increase in 2022 according to Michelle Foote, site manager for Wyoming Waste Systems. Through the city’s contract with Wyoming Waste Systems,...

 

Residents' opinions mixed on upcoming tax initiative

As election day looms closer for a 1% general purpose sales tax in Sweetwater County, efforts to sway voters are intensifying. Signs paid for by the Sweetwater GOP urging votes against the tax can be seen in Green River and Rock Springs while a maile...

 

Commissioners approve grants

Sweetwater County will receive funds to provide a new bomb squad trailer and help with emergency management.  During Tuesday’s meeting, the county commissioners approved grant agreement documents...

 

Robert "Rob" Dale Cannon

Robert "Rob" Dale Cannon passed away Oct. 11, 2021. He was born Oct. 2, 1953 to Edward and Eileen Cannon. Rob was raised in Kimball, Nebraska and is still known for his athletic achievements. Rob...

 

Sylvia Christie

On October 5, 2021, surround at home with loved ones, Sylvia Christie was welcomed home into the gates of heaven. Sylvia was born to the late Thelma and William Haynes on April 7, 1940 in Oklahoma....

 

Edward "Ed" Jesus Petty Sr.

Edward "Ed" Jesus Petty Sr., 69, passed away on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He fought a courageous battle with cancer. He was a life-long resident of Rock...

 

Rebecca "Becky" Lynne Morrison

Rebecca "Becky" Lynne Morrison, 66, passed away on Friday, September 24, 2021 at her home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was a long-time resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming and former resident of...

 

Dean Martin Dawes

Dean Martin Dawes, 69, passed away on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 in Green River, Wyoming. He was a long-time resident of Green River, Wyoming and former resident of Butte, Montana and Seattle,...

 

Mary Margaret Busse

Mary Margaret Busse, 61, passed away on October 11, 2021 at the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Springs, Wyoming of Covid 19. She was a resident of Green River for 38 years and a...

 

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 Ogden, Utah. He died...

 

Jessica Scott

Jessica Scott, 42, passed away on Sunday, October 10, 2021 at her home in Green River, Wyoming. She was a resident for the past nine and a half years in Green River, Wyoming and former resident of...

 

Dale Brenden

Dale Brenden, 65, passed away on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a long-time resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming and a life-long resident of Wyoming. He was born...

 

Justin James Lehar

Justin James Lehar, 40, passed away October 7, 2021 at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was born on September 26, 1981 in Rock Springs, WY; the son of James L. Lehar and Inabell R. Fox. Justin...

 

Beulah M. Vesco

Beulah M. Vesco, 87, passed away Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was a long-time resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming and former...

 

Deborah Kay Davis

Deborah Kay Davis, 67, passed away on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at her home in Green River, Wyoming. She was a resident of Green River for the past thirteen years and former resident of Columbus,...

 

David Alan Wallace

David Alan Wallace, 70, passed away October 7, 2021 in Clearfield, Utah. He was a resident of Green River, Wyoming. David was born on June 28, 1951 in Pacifica, California, the son of Harold Wallace...

 

Derrick Byron Walsh

Derrick Byron Walsh, 68, passed away Sunday, October 10, 2021 at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was born on July 2, 1953 in Bennington, Vermont; the son of Earl Joseph Walsh and Mary Sophia...

 

Our View: Local governments waited too long for outreach

It isn’t hard to see some residents’ opposition to the proposed one penny general purpose sales tax. They’ve got signs posted on their front lawns and in many visible locations throughout the county. What is hard is knowing why this tax is...

 

Letter: Resident questions if tax will fund ambulances

Dear Editor, I am writing this letter today as someone who is torn. Some of you may not be aware, but there is a special election coming up on November 2, 2021 where the only issue on the ballot is a General Purpose additional 1% county sales tax....

 

Letter: Medical center CEO responds to free ambulance editorial

Dear Editor, Providing a free Ambulance Service sounds like a novel idea. However, if the general purpose sales tax does pass, there is no statutory guarantee Ambulance will receive any funding. City Council members and County Commissioners will...

 

Green River Police Department reports for Oct. 12-18

Green River Police Department reports for Oct. 12 At 8:53 a.m., officers responded to a report of accidental damage at Rocky Mountain Car Wash. Officers met with the manager at the car wash who reported a spray bar had struck a vehicle, then the...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    October 21, 2021

Wolves take loss at home from No. 1 Cody

Green River hosted the Cody Broncs, falling to the No. 1 ranked and undefeated defending 3A State Football Champions, 48-20 Friday night. Considering how Cody has dominated every opponent to date,...

 

Swimmers take on tough competition in Gillette

Gillette Invitational (Oct. 16) Team scores 1. Laramie: 502 2. Cheyenne Central: 429 3. Campbell County: 367 4. Dickinson: 279 5. Williston: 265 6. Kelly Walsh: 245 7. Sheridan: 220 8. Green River: 208 9. Douglas: 172 10. Lander Valley: 167 11....

 

Cross country team prepares for State

The Green River High School cross country team’s season is on its final week as the runners prepare for State in Ethete. The Wolves traveled to Riverton to participate in the 3A conference championship. The boys placed seventh with 174 points...

 

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