Articles from the November 22, 2023 edition

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Gathering RMP input

Making sure the Bureau of Land Management hears the perspectives and concerns of the public when it comes to the Resource Management Plan (RMP) draft for the Rock Springs Field Office is a priority...


Carbon capture Project Bison moves forward

Carbon capture efforts continue to move forward in Southwest Wyoming, with Project Bison from Carbon Capture Inc. and Frontier Carbon Solutions steadily making progress. The two companies hosted a...


"You better not pout, I'm telling you why"

Riley Menasco tries hard not to pout while visiting with Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Holiday Business Showcase at Expedition Island on Saturday. The Clauses "came to town" and visited with lots of... Full story


Joan Regal Kobler

Joan Regal Kobler, 90, passed away peacefully November 13, 2023, at her home in Green River, Wyoming, surrounded by her loving family. She was a resident of Green River for 48 years and a former... Full story


Ellen Anderson

Ellen Anderson, 76, passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2023 at her home in Green River, WY. She was born on August 19, 1947 in Rawlins, Wyoming, the daughter of George Jr. and Roberta "Birdie"... Full story


Micki L. Roubidoux Patterson

Micki L. Roubidoux Patterson, 72, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday, November 11, 2023 at Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah. She died following a sudden... Full story


Adam James Almazan

Adam James Almazan was born 44 years ago in Lusk, Wyoming. He passed into eternity Saturday, November 10, 2023, in Rock Springs, Wyoming of exposure and liver disease. He was twelve years old when he... Full story


Bobby "Bob" Joe McCaskill

Bobby "Bob" Joe McCaskill, 92, passed away peacefully Sunday, November 19, 2023 at Deer Trail Assisted Living surrounded by his daughter; son-in-law and wonderful Deer Trail Staff. He was a 56-year... Full story


Sweetwater County Birth Announcements

Janie and Daniel Suarez of Green River welcomed their son Lucas Daniel Suarez on October 29. Alexie and Ben Cilensek of Pinedale welcomed their son Lazarus Richard Rush Cilensek on November 8. Vernon Setser III and Krista Boynton of Green River... Full story


Letter to the Editor: Responding to the BLM RMP

Dear Editor, I have been trying to keep up with the discussions that have been going on in reference to the proposed resource management plan (RMP) for the Rock Springs District of the Bureau of Land Management. There is so much misinformation in...


Green River Police Department reports for Nov. 9 - 20

Green River Police Department reports for Nov. 9 At 12:56 p.m., officers responded to W Teton Boulevard for a vehicle parked on the roadway with an expired registration. Officers attempted to make contact at the residence, posted a notice, and...


Law enforcement warns about local scams

Sweetwater County residents often face scams that claim to be coming from local organizations and businesses. The Sweetwater County Sheriff's Office recently warned people of a scam that claimed to... Full story


Helping provide Thanksgiving meals

Green River shoppers heading in and out of Smith's last Saturday were greeted at the door by young men in uniform asking if they could donate to help make sure everyone will be able to enjoy a... Full story


Western and Sweetwater BOCES announce new scholarships

Western Wyoming Community College (Western) and Sweetwater Board of Cooperative Educational Services (SBOCES) are pleased to announce three new scholarship opportunities. The three scholarships are spread across three different student experiences: n... Full story


Kicking off the holiday season

The YWCA of Sweetwater County's annual Festival of Trees event has returned again this year, giving everyone the chance to purchase trees and holiday decor and simultaneously support the YWCA and the... Full story

 By Deb Sutton    People    November 22, 2023

Sweetwater Memorial welcomes new trustee

Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County's Board of Trustees recently welcomed its newest board member, Nena James. The Sweetwater County Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday, Nov. 7 unanimously... Full story

 By Steve Core    City    November 22, 2023

City of Green River exploring partnership for Flaming Gorge Days

The City of Green River, which has been a long-time supporter and sponsor of the annual Flaming Gorge Days (FGD), is gauging the interest of establishing a new public/private partnership to plan and run Flaming Gorge Days in June 2024. If there is... Full story


Junior wrestlers compete in City Championships

All the elementary kids were very excited as they entered the gymnasium in the Green River High School. The junior wrestlers were finally able to compete in the Green River City Championships hosted...


Wyoming Completes a Perfect 7-0 Home Season

Laramie, Wyo. (Nov. 18, 2023) -- An explosive first half by Wyoming’s offense and a smothering Cowboy defense fueled a 42-9 victory for the Wyoming Cowboys over Hawai’i in the final home game of the 2023 season. Wyoming scored five touchdowns on...

 By Kate Ready    News    November 22, 2023

December will bring dueling abortion hearings

JACKSON — With a Dec. 14 hearing fast approaching, both sides in a closely watched legal fight over abortion access in Wyoming agree on one thing: pressing ahead. “This case needs to get decided and we need to move it forward,” said Special...

 By CJ Baker    News    November 22, 2023

In search for missing Cody woman, authorities find blood in ex's vehicle

POWELL — Authorities investigating the disappearance of a Cody woman found dried blood and an apparent bullet hole in the vehicle she was last seen traveling in, court records say. The SUV is owned by Katie Ferguson’s ex-boyfriend, Adam Aviles...


Couple unearths 60-million-year-old tree east of Buffalo

BUFFALO - Jeanne Peterson and her husband, Robert Suchor, weren't necessarily surprised to find an ancient tree beneath the surface of their property east of Buffalo. Destined to become an RV...

 By Samir Knox    News    November 22, 2023

Gray sued by Laramie lawyer to keep Trump, Lummis off future ballots

CHEYENNE — A Laramie lawyer has sued Secretary of State Chuck Gray, attempting to bar former President Donald Trump and U.S. Sen. Cynthia Lummis, R-Wyo., from appearing on future ballots in the state. The complaint, filed earlier this month, is one...


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