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 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...

 
 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...

 
 By Staff Report    City    November 18, 2020

Golden Hour helps RS seniors

Golden Hour Senior Center is helping house-bound seniors in Rock Springs receive meals after the Young at Heart Senior Center had to temporarily close due to COVID-19. Jackie Grubb, executive director at Golden Hour, said the center was contacted...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 11, 2020

Any mask mandate could be challenging to enforce

COVID-19 infection rates continue to increase in Sweetwater County. As of Monday evening, Sweetwater County recorded 200 active COVID-19 cases, with another 46 probable, but unconfirmed cases. In Swee...

 
 By Staff Report    City    November 11, 2020

Wyoming Downs will move to Uinta Drive

A resolution approved last week by the Green River City Council will allow Wyoming Downs to operate at 110 Uinta Drive, a location formerly operated by Stellar Coffee. During the council meeting, Eugene Joyce, managing partner for Wyoming Downs,...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 4, 2020

City receives major award

The Green River Parks and Recreation Department received a prestigious award from the National Recreation and Park Association for its management of the city’s parks and its public programs. The...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 4, 2020

COVID-19 concerns grow

The CEO of Castle Rock Medical Center is urging the Green River City Council to draft and pass a mandate requiring people to wear masks in public places throughout Green River. The request comes...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 4, 2020

Voting lines reported at courthouse

Friday afternoon, a line stretched from the early polling station established on the ground floor of the Sweetwater County Courthouse to the Sweetwater County Land Use Office down the hallway. On...

 

Museum parade entry focuses on sheep industry

An estimated 1,500 people attended Green River's Trunk or Treat Halloween Parade Saturday morning, and the entry of the Sweetwater County Historical Museum, "Bill Taliaferro's Haunted Sheep Camp," hig...

 
 By Staff Report    City    October 28, 2020

Setzer acquitted

ROCK SPRINGS — A jury found Bradley Setzer not guilty of attempted murder following his trial in Sweetwater County District Court last week. The jury returned with a verdict at about 4:35 p.m. on Tuesday. Not guilty verdicts were returned on three...

 
 By Staff Report    City    October 28, 2020

School's Veterans Day activities canceled

The long-running Veteran’s Day program hosted by Lincoln Middle School will not happen this year. Lori Hastert, the sixth-grade teacher at Lincoln Middle School, said the school decided not to host the event due to concerns with hosting a COVID-19...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 21, 2020

Demand shown for joining solid waste district

Green River residents have shown interest in having the city join the Sweetwater County Solid Waste District No. 1, according to Sweetwater County Commissioner Randy Wendling. Speaking during the...

 

Variance approved by city planning and zoning board

A resident received a variance for a building project at his Green River home, according to a press release from the city. The Green River Planning and Zoning Commission hosted a public hearing Tuesday night on a request for a variance at 439...

 

Exploring Green River's origins as a stagecoach station

The Transcontinental Railroad reached Green River in 1868 and established the future Sweetwater County seat as a railroad town, but for about six years before that, its importance was as a stagecoach...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 7, 2020

Attempted murder trial starts Tues.

The trial of a Green River man accused of trying to kill his wife will start next week. Bradley Setzer, 40, has been held at the Sweetwater County Detention Center since his arrest Aug. 25, 2019. He w...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 7, 2020

Schools record COVID-19 infections

While COVID-19 infections have remained low in Sweetwater County, students in Green River have been getting infected by the novel coronavirus. On Monday morning, administrators at Lincoln Middle Schoo...

 

City continues receiving insurance estimates

The city is still working to receive damage estimates from the Labor Day storm that uprooted trees and damaged roofs throughout Green River. According to Steve Core, communications administrator for the city, said it has only received two estimates...

 

City continues cleanup

City employees continue cleaning up after the Labor Day storm much of Wyoming experienced caused damage to property throughout the city. According to an update issued Monday, all of the large trees blown over during the storm, including large pine...

 

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