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 By David Martin    City    December 27, 2017

Former cop gets 16-20 years

Jacob Anglesey, once a highly regarded officer with the Green River Police Department, will go to prison. At the end of a two-day sentencing hearing Thursday, Anglesey was sentenced to spend 16-20...

 

Security officer position approved

Even though several options were presented to the Sweetwater County Commissioners on how to staff the Third District Court and new Justice Center, only one additional position was approved at the...

 
 By Staff Report    City    December 27, 2017

GR Chamber CEO position vacated

The Green River Chamber of Commerce had a major change-up in its staff late last week. According to a press release, Irene Parsons, who had worked as CEO of the camber since August, was no longer working at the Chamber as of Dec. 21. Lisa Herrera...

 
 By David Martin    City    December 27, 2017

Green River closes solid waste division, revenue improves

For Green River’s municipal government, 2017 was a year of change and cautious optimism. The biggest change came when the City Council decided to close the solid waste division and contract with...

 

John Burns

John Burns, 62, passed away Dec. 20, 2017, at Promise Hospital, in Salt Lake City. Burns was born Nov. 25, 1955, in Truth or Consequences, N.M., the son of Cecil Lewis Burns and Wilma Griffith. He...

 

Jacque While

Jacque While, 74, passed away Dec. 17, 2017, at the St. Josephs Villa in Salt Lake City. She was a lifelong resident of Rock Springs. While died following a lengthy illness.  She was born Aug. 9,...

 

Margaret "Marge" Louise Morrison

Margaret "Marge" Louise Morrison passed away Dec. 20, 2017, in Rock Springs. She was born Nov. 22, 1926, in Wyoming, Penn., to William and Albina Shalata. While she and her brother, William were...

 

Cristopher "Toffer" C. Dallmann

Cristopher "Toffer" C. Dallmann, 27, passed away Dec. 17, 2017, in Rio Rancho, N.M. He was born Sept.28, 1990, in Rock Springs to his loving parents Joseph and Leona Dallmann. Dallmann attended Rio...

 

The growing U.S. resistance

Winning enough electoral votes to make Trump president was completely unexpected. It was shocking and awful in every way. Within hours, however, a concept calling itself “The Resistance” formed. Even here in conservative Wyoming, this...

 

Social Security Matters: A question about Social Security credit for military pay

Dear Rusty: I have tried to contact Social Security many times but been put on hold for over 40 minutes, received no call back, etc. Also, I tried to find out online at my account, but got no answers to my questions so I’m hoping you can help. I...

 

Fun had by GR children in 2017

The beginning of 2017 came with cold and snow, but that didn't stop Green River children from having fun. In January, students in Sweetwater County were enjoying going back to school after Christmas...

 

Seniors enjoy 2017, look forward to 2018

Green River seniors kicked off 2017 early last year with an exciting party and from that point on they experienced a lot of fun events. After ringing in the New Year, seniors at the Golden Hour...

 

Much was accomplished in 2017

In February, Green River residents were asked to support the Green River High School for its annual blood drive. Community members and adults alike waited patiently for their turn to donate. Last...

 

2017 was successful for Wolves

The Wolves had a number of successes throughout 2017, but they’ve also had a few departures along the way. Football The Green River High School football team, while not making it to the state...

 

Lady Wolves overcome setbacks, learn lessons

2017 for Green River Lady Wolves sports was filled with ups, downs, excitement and heartbreak as the teams battled for a chance at state. Some succeeded and others failed, but all learned valuable...

 

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