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Articles from the November 4, 2020 edition

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 By David Martin    City    November 4, 2020

City receives major award

The Green River Parks and Recreation Department received a prestigious award from the National Recreation and Park Association for its management of the city’s parks and its public programs. The...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 4, 2020

COVID-19 concerns grow

The CEO of Castle Rock Medical Center is urging the Green River City Council to draft and pass a mandate requiring people to wear masks in public places throughout Green River. The request comes...

 

County wants to join joint powers board

An agreement approved by the Sweetwater County commissioners Tuesday would allow the county a seat on the Joint Powers Telecommunications Board. Now, both cities and the Wyoming Attorney General’s...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 4, 2020

Voting lines reported at courthouse

Friday afternoon, a line stretched from the early polling station established on the ground floor of the Sweetwater County Courthouse to the Sweetwater County Land Use Office down the hallway. On...

 

Tyson (Tyky) Kent Collier

Tyson (Tyky) Kent Collier, age 70 of Glenrock, Wyoming passed away Friday, Oct 9, 2020 in Denver, Colorado. He was born June 30, 1950 in Green River, Wyoming the son of Kenneth and Eva(Gold) Collier. He attended elementary school in Green River...

 

Mauricio Mendez Montero

Mauricio Mendez Montero, 20, passed away October 25, 2020 near Limon, CO from injuries sustained in an auto accident. Mauricio was a resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming and a previous resident of...

 

James "Jim" Angelo Eusek

James "Jim" Angelo Eusek, 68, passed away Monday, October 26, 2020 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a life-long resident of Rock Springs. Mr. Eusek was born...

 

Roger Almus Weidner

Roger Almus Weidner, 90, Passed away October 23, 2020 at Deer Trail Assisted Living in Rock Springs, Wyoming. Born January 18, 1930, in Thurston, Ohio, to Almus J. Weidner and Virgie Mae Weidner....

 

Nicholas Franklin Philip Tabler

Nicholas Franklin Philip Tabler, 47, passed away Thursday, October 22, 2020 in Gillette, Wyoming as a passenger in a vehicle accident. He was a resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming for 44 years and is a...

 

Our view: Everyone must work to reign in COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic, at times, feels like a topic that has long-since been beaten to death. Everywhere a person turns, there’s a reminder of the pandemic -- from masks being worn in public to the idea of “contactless delivery” when...

 

Electoral College control

By Mark Jenkins Resident Scholar Wyoming Humanities I have friends in Wyoming who will not vote for a president this November. They know their vote will not count toward the election, so, as an act of protest, they’re not voting at all. I utterly...

 

Legislators look at new reason to close public meetings

SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Judiciary Committee addressed additions to reasons allowing for executive sessions during public meetings in preparation for the 2021 general session. The decisions may provide less access to public...

 

Second digital asset bank wins state charter

CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Legislature’s efforts to become the nation’s leader in blockchain technology and digital assets are paying off, attracting industry moguls to put their roots down in Wyoming and bring their businesses to the Cowboy...

 

Schoenfeld named to broadband board

National Association of Counties (NACo) President Gary Moore today announced the formation of a broadband task force. The task force, comprised of nearly three dozen county government officials from across America, including Lauren Schoenfeld,...

 

Museum parade entry focuses on sheep industry

An estimated 1,500 people attended Green River's Trunk or Treat Halloween Parade Saturday morning, and the entry of the Sweetwater County Historical Museum, "Bill Taliaferro's Haunted Sheep Camp," hig...

 

Be an outsider with Western

By Audrey Harton Western Wyoming Community College Western Wyoming Community College launched a new website in 2019. The new website is a powerful tool that helps prospective students gain valuable insight into what it is like to attend Western. The...

 

Swimmers prepare for State

Members of the Green River High School Girls Swimming and Diving team had their final chance to qualify for state Thursday evening during the last chance meet the team hosted. Head coach Colleen...

 

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