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Articles from the December 30, 2021 edition

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High school athletes find success throughout 2021

Wrestling The Green River Wolves wrestling program continued its commitment to excellence during the winter 2021 sports season. Those successes included the varsity team taking down the Rock Springs...

 

Giving and growing through 2021

This year, despite ongoing challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, budget cuts faced by organizations, and personal and professional changes in many lives, the people of Green River and Sweetwater...

 
 By David Martin    City    December 30, 2021

Plans, funding top 2021 city issues

The year started with two new members of the Green River City Council being sworn into office. George Jost replaced a retiring Lisa Maes in Ward 2, while Sherry Bushman replaced Tom Murphy in Ward 1....

 

Green River Police Department reports for Dec. 16-28

Green River Police Department reports for Dec. 16 At 12:11 p.m., officers responded to a report of a larceny at Maverik. Officers met with the manager who reported several individuals had come into the store, one of the individuals made a purchase an...

 

Our View: Vaccinate for 2022

The end of 2021 means the COVID-19 pandemic will have lasted nearly two years in Wyoming. While the first signs of the pandemic didn’t hit the state until March 2020, its impacts were immediate. State basketball championships were canceled, followe...

 

Drake's Take: Coal communities need leadership, not finger-pointing

Wyoming officials can rant and cuss about the federal government’s coal policies as loudly and as angrily as they want, but it won’t change one fundamental fact: They have failed our coal communities and their woe-is-us, innocent-victim act is a...

 

County faced changes and challenges in 2021

This year, the Board of County Commissioners had new faces join county leaders and worked through ongoing discussions about the future of the county — especially in regard to ambulance service and t...

 

Governor signs order to postpone partial Bridger shutdown

Gov. Mark Gordon issued an emergency suspension order Monday seeking to temporarily block the Environmental Protection Agency from potentially shutting down one of four coal-burning units at the Jim Bridger power plant for falling out of compliance...

 

John D. Homan

John D. Homan, 85, of the Bridger Valley, passed away Dec. 28, 2021, at Rocky Mountain Care Center in Logan, Utah. He was born in Lansing, Michigan on Oct. 6, 1936. He is survived by six children;...

 

JoAnn Ruth Dice

JoAnn Ruth Dice, 91, passed away Monday, December 20, 2021 at Deer Trail Assisted Living in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was a resident of Green River, WY for 50 years. She was born on December 16,...

 

Margaret Peggy Griffin

Margaret Peggy Griffin, 96, passed away peacefully on December 21, 2021 with her daughter and son-in-law by her side. Mrs. Griffin was a resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming for the past two years and...

 

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