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Articles from the December 16, 2021 edition

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 By David Martin    City    December 16, 2021

GR man faces 45 years for alleged armed robbery

Two Sweetwater County men face felony-level charges following an alleged armed robbery on Interstate 80 Dec. 7. Green River resident Jinyi Isaiah Benjamin Martinez, 24, and Rock Springs resident...

 

Ambulance services pursue consolidation

Castle Rock Ambulance Service and Sweetwater Medics are continuing discussions about consolidating ambulance services and looking into the possibility of Castle Rock eventually taking over service...

 

Pony Express continues Christmas card tradition

Melissa and Andy Misner swung into their saddles outside the post office Saturday morning. Their horses were loaded with two mochillas and five saddlebags full of Christmas cards. The Misners smiled...

 

Pansy Juel

Pansy Juel, 90, passed away on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at Sage View Care Center in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She died following a lengthy illness. Mrs. Juel was a lifelong resident of Rock Springs,...

 

Stephen Stringham

Stephen Stringham, 78, passed away on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at Mission at Castle Rock in Green River, Wyoming. He was a resident of Green River since 1985 and former resident of Oregon. He was bor...

 

Brandon Craig Hetrick

Brandon Craig Hetrick was born August 26, 1972, in Jackson Hole, Wyoming to Robert Eugene Hetrick and Katherine May (Bell) Hetrick. He grew up in Big Piney, Wyoming and was a 1990 graduate from Big...

 

Margaret "Margo" Clark

Margaret "Margo" Clark, 88, passed away Monday, December 6, 2021 at her home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. Margo, a life-long resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming, died following a courageous battle with...

 

Kaylou Lightner

After a life filled with love, kindness and devotion, Kaylou Lightner went to heaven Nov. 5, 2021, after a lengthy illness, surrounded by her loving family. She was 75. Kaylou was a Rock Springs...

 

Edith LaRae Jones

Edith LaRae Jones, 83, passed away Monday, December 6, 2021 at Heritage Park Care Center in Roy, Utah. She was born on December 16, 1937 in Salt Lake City, Utah, the daughter of Henry Hewitt Wight...

 

Michael "Mike" D. Magaña

Michael "Mike" D. Magaña, 33, left this earth Wednesday, December 8, 2021 to join his higher power in the universe. He was born on April 18, 1988 in Rock Springs, Wyoming, the son of Roque C....

 

Barbara Ann Lincoln

Barbara Ann Lincoln, 75, passed away Friday, December 3, 2021 at her home in Rock Springs, WY surrounded by family. She was born on April 30, 1946 in Rock Springs, WY, the daughter of Howard Cone and...

 

Our View: Gordon blames Biden on state's failings

One thing about Wyoming’s conservative politics is everything bad is the fault of the Democrats. Look at statements made by U.S. Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., over the years and anyone can see this in action -- even when his party is in the majority...

 

Bar J Wranglers concert brings back childhood memories

By HANNAH ROMERO Staff Writer I know this isn’t an especially popular opinion in Wyoming, but country music is probably my least favorite genre of music. So cowboy music (the old, authentic tunes co...

 

Green River Police Department reports for Dec. 7-13

Green River Police Department reports for Dec. 7 At 12:59 a.m., officers responded to a report of a disturbance on Schultz Street. Officers met with individuals who reported an altercation and damage to a window of the residence. No contact with the...

 

Live nativity play takes place Saturday night

Although it was born out of necessity last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the drive-thru live nativity at the First Church of the Nazarene may become a regular Christmas tradition for the...

 

Wrestlers impress during first weekend

The Green River High School wrestling program started their season strong with their first competition at the Wasatch Duals in Heber City, Utah. "I thought that we wrestled really well," head...

 

Girls basketball starts season with 2-1 record

The Lady Wolves started the basketball season with two wins and one close loss at the Oil City Classic in Casper last weekend. “I thought it was a pretty good start to the season,” Coach Rick...

 

Boys swim season starts strong despite 'bumps'

The Wolves swim team had a strong start to the season with four qualifiers, despite setbacks due to both weather and team members being out. “We only ended up getting to swim once this weekend,...

 

Green River hosts Flaming Gorge Classic tournament

Basketball fans will have a lot of action to look forward to this weekend with the annual Flaming Gorge Classic. Athletics Director Tony Beardsley said the tournament is larger than it has been in previous years, with 19 girls varsity teams and 18...

 

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