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Articles from the November 25, 2020 edition

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Deputy injured in altercation

A Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office deputy was injured Saturday after an incident with a wanted suspect who allegedly attempted to flee the scene of a traffic stop. According to the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office, the deputy and a trainee...

 
 By Staff Report    City    November 25, 2020

Stove starts house fire Saturday

A fire Saturday afternoon resulted in the Green River Fire Department sending two trucks and 28 firefighters to combat the blaze. According to a media release from the city, firefighters were dispatched to 1210 Midwest Drive after a fire broke out fr...

 

Holiday boosts commercial air passenger numbers

The Thanksgiving holiday has resulted in more people flying commercially from the Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport, but the recent increase in COVID-19 infections has hampered that growth. Airport...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 25, 2020

City has solid waste options

While discussions about Green River joining Solid Waste District No. 1 continue to occur at City Hall, there may be another route for the city to get involved in a solid waste district. Chris Meats,...

 

Wyoming Waste Services issues service update

The Green River City Council received an update from Wyoming Waste Services at the Tuesday night Council meeting and the Council was informed that residents are doing a much better job with proper recycling. Now that Wyoming Waste has contracted...

 

Joseph L. Hyatt

Joseph L. Hyatt, 72 passed away on November 9th, 2020 at the University of Utah Hospital. Joe was born in War, West Virginia on February 27, 1948. He moved to Wyoming in 1978 where he resided in Green...

 

Clyde Dean Hanks

Clyde Dean Hanks, of McKinnon, WY, passed away at his home on November 17, 2020 after suffering a brief illness. Clyde was born September 20, 1953 in Rock Springs, WY to Earl and Velma Hanks. He grew...

 

Rudy Gunter

Rudy Gunter passed away November 20, surrounded by his loving family after a long, courageous battle with ALS complicated by the COVID-19 virus. He was born June 13, 1940 in Kemmerer Wyoming, the sixt...

 

Helen Mecca

Helen Mecca, 95, passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at Sage View Care Center in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was a life-long resident of Wyoming. Helen was born September 17, 1925 in Superior, Wyo...

 

Edna Roy

Edna Roy, 75, passed away Thursday, November 18, 2020 at Deer Trail Assisted Living in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was a resident of Rock Springs for 60 years and former resident of Missouri. Edna was...

 

Robert "Bob" Speck

Robert "Bob" Speck, 71, passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was a resident of Rock Springs for 47 years and former resident of Colorado....

 

Our view: A lot to be thankful for, despite 2020 being 2020

With everything the year has thrown at us, it might feel difficult to be thankful during the Thanksgiving holiday tomorrow. Yet, despite the ongoing pandemic and constant political turmoil as the nation shifts towards a new presidential...

 

Letter: Mask order infringes on civil liberties

Dear Editor, I have lived in Wyoming for over 40 years and have seen many things that have interfered with our civil liberties. Mask mandating takes the cake! It is NOT my responsibility to “take care” of MY fellow neighbors, peers or...

 

The most beautiful 25 pounds I ever carried

Dear Editor, She didn’t try to escape from my arms, maybe because she felt safe with me. I could feel her heart beating right next to mine when I carried her from Norbest Turkey Processing Plant (slaughterhouse) to a farm sanctuary. The most...

 
 By Pete Rust    Opinion    November 25, 2020

Mayor urges residents to follow health orders

With the celebration of one of our most important holidays fast approaching, and the recent explosion of a second wave of COVID-19 cases, I feel it is very important as your mayor to express my thoughts regarding the various issues involved. During...

 

Employers raise concern over COVID-19 figures

As the largest employers in Southwest Wyoming we are growing increasingly alarmed with the steep increase in community spread positive COVID-19 cases. Since October 28th , the Sweetwater County positivity rate has spiked from less than 5% to over...

 

Help requested

The Sweetwater County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding the family of a man found dead near Flaming Gorge Reservoir. On November 15, sheriff's deputies were dispatched to a camp site near the Anvil Draw area of the...

 

WWCC hosts suffrage exhibits

The Wyoming State Museum’s traveling exhibit, Suffrage Wyoming, will be on display at Western Wyoming Community College in Rock Springs from December 1st through May 31st, 2021. The exhibit is available for public view whenever the College is...

 

Turkey hunts popular in Wyo. 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...

 

Cowboys to take on UNLV Fri.

Through the years, the Wyoming-UNLV football series has been one of the closest and most thrilling series in the Mountain West Conference, including the highest scoring game in league history, four...

 

Proposed budget cuts pound public services

Gov. Mark Gordon last week sent proposed budget cuts to the Wyoming Legislature that slash public services and weaken the already thin safety net supporting Wyoming’s most vulnerable. In a press release accompanying his budget proposal, Gordon...

 
 By Mike Koshmrl    News    November 25, 2020

Bear's diet takes concerning turn

JACKSON - Bear biologist Mike Boyce was staked out on a road in south of Wilson for much of Tuesday keeping tabs on five grizzly bears that were napping, playing and feeding on a deer carcass. "They...

 

Group pushes for more renewables

CASPER — There’s a new organization in town, and it’s been making the rounds in the Wyoming Legislature’s interim committee meetings. Meet Powering Up Wyoming. The group describes itself as a grassroots organization promoting the use of an ...

 

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