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Articles from the November 7, 2019 edition

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Decorations enjoyed by all

What started out as a joke, turned into something the whole town can enjoy. After last year's Urban Renewal Agency's Trunk or Treat event, Debbie Hansen, administrative services tech, placed a whole b...

 

An excellent performance

The Green River High School band marched its way into an excellent rating at a recent State competition. The 55-member marching band recently attended the Wyoming State Marching Band Festival in...

 

Library foundation releases ghost book

A long-awaited book detailing ghostly experiences at the Sweetwater County Library will be released soon. Jason Grubb, Sweetwater County Library System director, said the library foundation recently r...

 

Our View: Coats for a cause

We are proud to live in a community where residents take care of each other. From fundraisers to help residents in need pay medical bills, to donations to pay for the Golden Hour Senior Center’s new technology center. This community often steps up...

 

Quality rural health care with less burnout a possibility

The elderly patient came back to our rural hospital from a hospital in a nearby larger city after having had major surgery and feeding-tube placement. The care from the bigger hospital was superb except that the patient was getting too much nutrient...

 
 By Dick Blust    Opinion    November 7, 2019

Tales of Sweetwater County

A navy warship named the USS Green River was built and saw service during World War II, the Sweetwater County Historical Museum stated in an article. The Green River (LSM(R)-506) was classified as a...

 

Volleyball season ends at Regionals

The Lady Wolves Volleyball team's season came to an end this weekend at Regionals. Despite the Lady Wolves growing as a team and improving, they did not advance to State this year. On Friday, the...

 

Lady Wolves prepare for State swim meet

With the regular season coming to an end, the Lady Wolves swimming and diving team is preparing for State. State takes place this week in Gillette and the Lady Wolves know Laramie High School is the...

 

Marty Joe Metz

Marty Joe Metz chose to leave this world Wednesday, Oct. 30, at his residence in Rock Springs.   Marty was born Dec. 1, 1958, in Torrington. He graduated from Guernsey-Sunrise High School in 1977,...

 

Richard "Rick" A. Maes

Richard "Rick" A. Maes, 53, passed away Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, in Green River. He was a lifelong resident of Wyoming and was currently living in Superior. Maes was born May 10, 1966, in Rock Springs,...

 

Kurt Sadlier

Kurt Sadlier, 58, passed away Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, at his home in McKinnon.  Kurt was born Feb. 2, 1961, in Rock Springs to Ray and Pauline Sadlier, the eldest of their four children. He was...

 

Shannon Liska

Shannon Liska, 34, passed away Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Dubois. She was a resident of Green River and a former resident of Riverton. Liska was born July 20, 1985, in Oak Lawn, Ill., the daughter of B...

 

Rozella Blunk

Rozella Blunk, 95, of Rock Springs, passed away Oct. 23, 2019, at Deer Trail Assisted Living surrounded by family. She was born Nov. 21, 1923, on her family farm in Hitchcock, S.D., the daughter of...

 

Leon James Doan

Leon James Doan, 70, passed away, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at his home in Rock Springs. Leon was born May 7, 1949, in Rock Springs, the son of Leon Doan and Callie Ann Melish. He attended school in...

 

Probation given in boot case

A man who pleaded no contest to kicking his girlfriend in the face with a steal-toed boot was placed on probation. Jeramia Rael, 40, of Green River, recently appeared at a change of plea and...

 

CRHD asked to come back in January

Representatives from Castle Rock Hospital District were asked to return in January for another discussion on whether or not the county would continue to subsidize the district’s ambulance service....

 
 By David Martin    City    November 7, 2019

School transportation employees circulate petitions

Transportation employees at Sweetwater County School District No. 2 continue to voice their support of two employees they claim were dismissed days before the school year started. According to Laura P...

 

Courthouse to receive new sculpture

Thanks to a joint effort, a new statue will appear in front of the Sweetwater County Courthouse. Green River recreation supervisor Katie Duncombe said a fox sculpture, which was purchased by the...

 

Star switches printers

Nearly three months after shifting its printing operations from Rock Springs to Salt Lake City, the Green River Star is changing its printer a second time. The newspaper will print with Adams Publishing Group in Cheyenne. The newspaper was forced to...

 

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