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Articles from the November 21, 2018 edition

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Children win firefighter coloring contest

A number of Green River children received awards for their artwork during the Green River City Council meeting Tuesday night. The children competed in a coloring contested hosted by the Green River...

 

Anyone order some dog donuts?

A book motivated one Green River preschool class to make dog donuts and then take them to the animal shelter to feed the dogs. Last week, Nancy Johnson’s Monkey Class at the Green River Sweetwater...

 

First meet ends with 4th place finish

The speech and debate team ended its first meet with a fourth-place finish. The Green River High School Speech and Debate Team traveled to Casper this weekend to start this year’s season. Cheyenne...

 

GRHS grad receives honors

A Green River High School graduate is making a name for himself on the collegiate level in cross country. Braden Reichl, who is a sophomore at the D-2 school Michigan Tech University, was recognized f...

 

Wolves earn coaches' recognition

Five Wolves received All Conference honors in football, with three making All State, according to a list released by the Wyoming Coaches Association. Erik Gwaltney, Kyle Ivie, Anthony Johnson,...

 

Our View: Boards need to be vigilant

Government entities need to be more vigilant in ensuring their discussions occur in public. A recent example of how easy it can be to slip can be seen with Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County’s Board of Trustees. The board, with the exception...

 

Practicing gratitude

It is an interesting time of year. The mid-term elections are over, the days are shorter, and the holidays are picking up speed. Some businesses will have their peak of profits over the next week, while others are slowing down as their staff takes...

 

Playing with Power: A night in Dracula's castle

I originally intended to run this in October, since Halloween factors perfectly into a game featuring Dracula and other well-known monsters. With the elections, I opted to hold off because allowing...

 

State stands its ground

Voters in three conservative Western states overruled their elected officials in the midterm elections and expanded Medicaid to hundreds of thousands of low-income people via ballot initiatives. “The GOP has been bashing the [Affordable Care Act]...

 

Solvay appeals assessment

Solvay Chemicals is appealing an assessed valuation in regards to property taxes. During the Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting Tuesday morning, the Commissioners heard an update from County Asse...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 21, 2018

Trash rate increase approved

The Green River City Council approved a request to increase residents solid waste bills from Wyoming Waste Management Tuesday night. The move allows the company to charge an increase to residents...

 

Emails reveal MHSC discussion

Emails sent amongst members of the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County board of trustees show how board members came to a decision regarding its withdrawal of funds from Bank of the West. An...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 21, 2018

Girl saved at aquatics center

A summer lifeguard was credited with saving a swim student earlier this year. The lifeguard, Ayden Powers, was recognized by the Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees last week for...

 

Sherry Darlene Robinson

Sherry Darlene Robinson, 63, of Green River, passed away Nov. 18, 2018, at home with her loving husband by her side.   She was born Nov. 15, 1955, in Nephi, Utah, the daughter of the late Darlene...

 

Eileen J. Thompson

Eileen J. Thompson, 73, of Rock Springs, passed away at her home Nov. 12, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. She was born July 21, 1945, in Taos, N.M., the daughter of Braulio and Ferminia Gomez....

 

Rachel McCormick

Rachel McCormick, 53, of Rock Springs, passed away Nov. 17, 2018, at the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. A longtime resident of Rock Springs and former resident of Montana, McCormick died...

 

JoAnn Rivera

JoAnn Rivera, 72, of Farson, passed away peacefully at her home Nov. 10, 2018, surrounded by three of her 10 children. The daughter of William Lavery and Wanda, she was born March 15, 1946, in Salt...

 

JoAnn Robertson

JoAnn Robertson, 71, of Rock Springs, passed away Nov. 13, 2018, comfortably at her home following a brief illness. She was born July 4, 1947, in Rock Springs, the daughter of David and Mary...

 

David "Davy Bear" Ahern Lewis

David "Davy Bear" Ahern Lewis, 68, passed away Nov. 4, 2018, at his home in Rock Springs. He was a resident of Rock Springs for 40 years and is a former resident of Douglaston, N.Y. Lewis was born...

 

Rulon Francis Wells

Rulon Francis Wells, 87, of McKinnon, passed away Nov. 13, 2018 at the University of Utah after a massive stroke. He was born Dec., 6, 1930, in Provo Bench, Utah, the son of Harry Davison and Gladys...

 

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