Articles from the November 3, 2022 edition
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Time to vote
It's time for the people to make their voice heard. The Wyoming General Election is Tuesday, November 8. Those who haven't already voted by absentee ballot can show up to the polls to cast their... Full story
Nation's first detention center therapy K-9
After the county commissioners approved a grant agreement at this week’s meeting, the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is on-track to have the first therapy K-9 program inside a detention center... Full story
GR to get $6.25 million in ARPA funds
The State Loan and Investment Board (SLIB), made up of the top five elected officials in Wyoming, awarded the City of Green River $6.25 million from a portion of the State's Federal ARPA funds. The... Full story
Joseph Frank Herman
We are sad to announce that Joseph Frank Herman, 42, passed away following a sudden illness, in the early hours of October 17 in Thayer, Missouri. Joe was born on his mother's birthday, December 15,... Full story
Jax Lee James
Jax Lee James, 2 years old, passed away suddenly on October 21. He was born on June 8, 2020 in Rock Springs, the beloved son of Daniel Scott James and Kristina Lee Blount. Jax loved cars and... Full story
Jacqueline Brown, 88, passed away October 22, 2022 at Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation in Green River, Wyoming. Mrs. Brown was a resident of Green River for the past four years and former... Full story
John Marion Hewitt
John Marion Hewitt, 60, passed away Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a life-long resident of Rock Springs. Mr. Hewitt died of a sudden illness. He was born... Full story
Gertrude Mary Gerrard
Gertrude Mary Gerrard, 85, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, October 29, 2022 at her home in Green River, Wyoming. She was a resident of Green River for 56 years and former... Full story
Letter to the Editor: Voter trust is built on truth
Dear Editor, The Truth for which I am speaking is not your self truth or being true to your-self but truth based on facts. Facts based truth is what gives a community long term stability, self-reflection and positive growth for everyone. Trust is...
Green River Police Department reports for Oct. 21 - 30
Green River Police Department reports for Oct. 21 At 9:58 a.m., officers responded to a report of vandalism at the Embassy Tavern. Officers met with an employee of the Star Bus Transit who reported finding graffiti on the inside of one of the bus... Full story
The fastest growing sport
"Did you see how awesome that lob was?" a pickleball player called out excitedly. Last week the Green River Pickleball group hosted a clinic at the Green River Recreation Center. Pickleball...
Dialysis Center has new director
The Sweetwater Dialysis Center's new director brings with him years of experience and a true love for what he does. Juan Rodriguez, a registered nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, recently... Full story
Enroll Wyoming offers assistance with health coverage
Are you struggling to understand and/or afford health insurance? It can be difficult to know where to start. That’s why the nonprofit Enroll Wyoming offers free assistance to walk people through health coverage resources so they can find solutions... Full story
Lady Wolves host Last Chance Meet
The Lady Wolves swimming and diving team are exhausted but still looking forward to this week. Last Thursday they hosted the Last Chance Meet and unfortunately didn't pick up any new qualifiers....
Volleyball eliminated at Regionals
The Lady Wolves had their last tournament this past weekend against Kelly Walsh and Rock Springs. On Friday, October 28, the Lady Wolves took on Kelly Walsh. The first two matches they fell a little b...
Zerkle finds healing after battle with substance abuse
CODY -Around the Cedar Mountain Center, Jillian Zerkle is known as the kind of person who "opens doors, both literally and metaphorically," said Steve Humphries-Wadsworth. Zerkle has only worked at...
Spicer promoted to leader
Justin T. Spicer, AAMS of the financial services firm Edward Jones recently received a promotion to the position of regional leader for the Wyoming region. Spicer will now be responsible for the... Full story
WYDOT tries variable speed limit plan
CHEYENNE (WNE) — The Wyoming Department of Transportation on Wednesday announced an “innovative” pilot program to semi-automate variable speed limit signs this winter. Typically, VSL changes are prompted by WYDOT and Wyoming Highway Patrol... Full story