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Articles from the December 14, 2016 edition

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 By David Martin    City    December 14, 2016

District plans Wilson renovation

A well-attended contractor meeting for the $6 million renovation project at Lincoln Middle School and the Wilson Elementary School building gives the administrators hope for competitive bids....

 
 By David Martin    City    December 14, 2016

Teacher wins prestigious award

For some, he’s a coach; while for many others he’s a teacher. A longtime Green River educator was recently awarded with a unique honor that comes with one of the symbols of the Cowboy State. Rick...

 

Man pleas not guilty in shooting

A Green River man accused of shooting another man pleaded not guilty to a felony charge. Ted G. Kalivas, 58, appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Richard Lavery at an arraignment to...

 

L. J. Curtis

L. J. Curtis, 63, passed away peacefully at the Sage View Care Center with his loving wife and son by his side Dec. 10, 2016.  L.J. fought a very courageous battle with cancer since 2005. He was born... Full story

 

Mark Owen Thompson

Mark Owen Thompson, 77, of Rock Springs, passed away Nov. 30, 2016 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County following a week long illness. A resident of Rock Springs for the past 10 years and former resident of Fort Bridger, and Washington, D.C. He... Full story

 

Aaron Grant Cate

Aaron Grant Cate, 52, of Farson, passed away Nov. 22, 2016 at his home. A longtime resident of Farson, Cate died following a lengthy illness. He was born on Aug. 9, 1964 in Sonora, Calif., the son of Gary R. Cate and Evelyn Yvonne Kerns. Cate...

 

Lester Roy Johnson

Lester Roy Johnson, 79, of Rock Springs, passed away Dec. 1, 2016 at his home. A longtime resident of Rock Springs, Johnson died following a lengthy illness.  He was born July 17, 1937 in Ronan, Mont., the son of Lester Roy and Marjorie Estep...

 

Curtis Cobb Martin

Curtis Cobb Martin, 75, of Rock Springs, passed away Dec. 6, 2016 at the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. A longtime resident of Rock Springs and former resident of Riverton and Lovell,...

 

Edward O. Lewis

Edward O. Lewis, 93, passed away Dec. 7, 2016 at Sage View Care Center. He was a lifelong resident of Green River. He was born Dec. 10, 1922 in Rock Springs and was the son of Clarence Lewis and...

 

Lora Kay Knight

Lora Kay Knight, 59, of Green River, passed away Dec. 1, 2016 at her home. A longtime resident of Green River, Lora died following a lengthy illness. She was born on Nov. 17, 1957 in Denver, the...

 

Ernesto 'Ernie' Rivera

Ernesto ‘Ernie’ Rivera, 65, of Farson, passed away Nov. 26, 2016 at his home. A longtime resident of Farson, Rivera died following a sudden illness.  He was born Oct. 3, 1951 in Hudson, the son of Jose Ted Rivera and Priscilla Martinez. Rivera...

 

Karen Spence McLean

Karen Spence McLean, 73, of Rock Springs, passed away Dec. 4, 2016 in Salt Lake City. She had been a longtime resident of Rock Springs and former resident of Laramie and Cody.  She was born on May...

 

Gerald Wayne Goff

Gerald Wayne Goff, 71, passed away Dec. 10, 2016 in Riverton. He was a resident of Community Entry Services since Jan. 2010. Previously, he resided at SWRC for many years. He was born May 15, 1945 in...

 

Marshall Hall

Marshall Hall, 24, of Rock Springs passed away Nov. 22, 2016 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. He was a resident of Rock Springs and died following a brief illness.  He was born on Sept. 24...

 

Our View: Influences should concern U.S.

The CIA recently concluded Russia likely had a hand in making sure Donald Trump got elected, according to reports from The Washington Post. The above sentence should worry any patriotic American, regardless of what side of the political spectrum they...

 

Notes from Town Square: Thanking a helpful dept.

The holidays are here and in full swing following the Mayor’s Tree Lighting Dec. 1.  This was the largest turnout this event has seen in many years and we estimate there were 200 people in attendance, which was remarkable considering it was so...

 
 By Lu Sweet    Opinion    December 14, 2016

Lifelong learning: If it ain't broke

I was working on my computer the other day and reading an email that talked about a change in work procedure. I didn’t think there needed to be one in this particular case and of course, I knew I would follow it, but none the less I uttered out...

 

Museum features toy plane

It’s the holiday season, and many people are buying toys for the children in their lives. For December’s Artifact of the Month, the Sweetwater County Museum is featuring a toy airplane from the 1930s, which was donated to the Museum by Robert....

 

Letter: Groups should not charge for access

Dear Editor, It has come to my attention that certain groups or entities have been using my name to try and get donations from seniors. Some of these solicitations imply that folks won’t get their Social Security benefits unless they pay $10 and...

 

Letter: The wages of stupidity

Dear Editor, Self-generated terrorists? You stop them the same way General Pershing stopped Muslim fighters in the Philippines in an earlier war. First, you debunk everything about posthumous “rewards” (so many virgins, etc. Given to each...

 

Kids burn energy inside

During the cold winter months, kids and their parents start getting cabin fever. One way to alleviate this problem, at least for children six months to five years old, is to take them to one of the...

 

Teddy bears brings joy

Sometimes all it takes to bring a smile to someone's face is a stuffed toy. Last Friday, Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center residents received stuffed teddy bears, penguins and kangaroos....

 

Tourneys from a different view

The Green River Speech and Debate varsity team had the chance to see the other side of tournaments this past weekend. With Green River hosting the tournament, members of the varsity squad, who were...

 

Locals show off photos

Nine Sweetwater County photographers are sharing their original images in a display at the White Mountain Library in Rock Springs now through the end of January. The Sweetwater Photo Open is an annual event in the Sweetwater County Library System...

 

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