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Management of Ciner plant may change hands

New management will be taking over the Ciner plant west of Green River if a proposed sale goes through. On Monday, Ciner Enterprises agreed to sell a controlling interest in its Ciner Resources Corporation to Sisecam of Istanbul, Turkey. Ciner...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 24, 2021

Supply, inflationary woes impact capital projects

By DAVID MARTIN Editor Supply chain problems and inflation are impacting capital construction projects throughout the county and have resulted in Green River’s long-planned wastewater treatment...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 24, 2021

Sweetwater GOP ends membership with GR chamber

Fallout from the Green River Chamber of Commerce purchasing campaign signs a week before the special general-purpose tax election Nov. 2 continues as the Sweetwater GOP has opted to end membership... Full story

 

Our View: County will benefit from nuclear plant project

There are likely a number of people locally who don’t agree with the decision to build the Natrium nuclear facility in Kemmerer. We too were rooting for the facility to be built in Sweetwater County, but we also think it’s safe to say that...

 

Give thanks even when it's hard

By HANNAH ROMERO Staff Writer Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks. Obviously.  It’s also a time to eat delicious food. Believe me, Thanksgiving dinner is one of my favorite meals to ever exist....

 

Green River Police Department reports for Nov. 16-21

Green River Police Department reports for Nov. 16 At 10:58 a.m., officers responded to a report of a larceny on Madison Avenue. Officers met with an individual who reported they purchased items from an individual on Facebook Marketplace and...

 

Turkey hunting a Wyo. tradition since 1955

It wasn’t until 1955 when hunters could harvest the historic wild turkey in Wyoming. Hunters’ interest has continued to gain momentum since. With both fall and spring seasons to chase gobblers, hunters’ stealthy pursuits provide excellent food...

 

The Festival of Trees brings joy to the county

The halls are decked and the trees are decorated for YWCA of Sweetwater County's annual Festival of Trees. The yearly fundraiser, which includes the auction of holiday decor and fully decorated Christ...

 

Soccer player signs with Casper

A Lady Wolf will be playing soccer for Casper College after she graduates in May. Kiley Strange signed a letter of intent to play for Casper College last week with family and coaches by her side....

 

Little Shoppers event helps children give Christmas presents to families

When it comes to Christmas, most people think of parents getting presents for the children. However, some of the most memorable and special gifts are the ones children give to their family....

 

Women's Club donates to GRPD's Buddy

The Green River Police Department and the Woman's Club of Rock Springs have something in common - they both work to help the community. "We just do it in different ways," Jacki Allison from the...

 

Local food banks receive donations from All West

The Green River and Rock Springs food banks were included in food bank donations made by All West Communications and CoBank. The donations, amounting to more than $5,000, were made to six food banks in Wyoming and Utah. This is the third year All...

 
 By Staff Report    City    November 24, 2021

Green River High School to get culinary arts remodel

Green River High School is on track to renovate its culinary arts room following action by the Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees two weeks ago. The board agreed to seek a construction manager at risk for the upcoming...

 

Green River Bullion and Coins finds a home on Main Street

Justin Roth was in high school when he was introduced to error and variety coins. At that moment, he said he was instantly hooked. Roth operates Green River Bullion and Coins on Flaming Gorge Way and says Green River has been a very welcoming place f...

 

Coal plant at risk for premature retirement

CHEYENNE — Unit 2 of the Jim Bridger Power Plant is six weeks from violating federal air quality regulations, putting the plant at risk of premature retirement, Gov. Mark Gordon revealed Monday. In a strongly worded letter to the Environmental...

 

Trustees approve UW reorganization, no layoffs planned

Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — A major restructuring of academic programs at the University of Wyoming earned approval from the school’s board of trustees this week, but without layoffs and the deep budget cuts that were...

 

Active COVID-19 cases falls

The number of active coronavirus cases declined by more than 300 over the weekend to fall to less than 2,000 for the first time in three months. The Wyoming Department of Health’s regular coronavirus update said the state received 355 reports of...

 
 By Jasmine Hall    News    November 24, 2021

Special session bill called into question

CHEYENNE — State lawmakers are beginning to question the interpretation of the special session bill recently signed into law by Gov. Mark Gordon after the suspension of the federal vaccine mandate. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration...

 
 By Zac Taylor    News    November 24, 2021

Cody hospital vaccine mandate policy on hold

CODY — The West Park Hospital District board is taking a week to address some of the concerns raised by a series of impassioned speakers and board members before voting to approve a mandatory vaccine policy. At a much more crowded than usual...

 

Mary Gail Elizondo

Mary Gail Elizondo, 68, passed away on November 17, 2021 in Green River, Wyoming. She was a resident of Green river for 15 years and former resident of Texas. Mary was born on December 18, 1952, the...

 

John Andrew Hodges

John Andrew Hodges, 49, passed away November 19, 2021 after a brief stay at Salem Health in Salem, Oregon. John, the son of Eldon and Shelia Hodges was born in West Plains, Missouri but grew up in...

 

Trevor Allen Patchett

Trevor (aka Toad or Trev) Allen Patchett, age 36, passed away following a lengthy illness, on November 16th, 2021 at the U of U Hospital in Salt Lake City, UT. He was born on September 12, 1985 in Roc...

 

Soveida "Sophie" Arguello

Soveida "Sophie" Arguello, 87, passed away on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at Meadow Wind Assisted Living in Casper, Wyoming. She died following a lengthy illness. Mrs. Arguello was a resident of Casp... Full story

 

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