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 By David Martin    City    March 20, 2019 

Sharing a powerful story

For Cheryl James, Climb Wyoming has given her the opportunity to provide for her family and stay in a community with a great school system. James, speaking to the Green River City Council during an...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 13, 2019

Superintendent plans retirement

Sweetwater County School District No. 2's longtime superintendent will retire June 2020. Donna Little-Kaumo announced her intent to retire Tuesday night at the district board of trustees meeting. She... Full story

 
 By David Martin    City    March 13, 2019

Landfill recycling: A temporary fix

Taking Green River’s curbside recycling to the Rock Springs Landfill is only a temporary solution according to Michelle Foote, Rocks Springs site manager for Wyoming Waste Systems. Foote said the... Full story

 
 By David Martin    City    March 6, 2019

Recycling bins dumped at landfill

Recyclable materials Green River residents sort and set aside in their recycling containers may not wind up at a recycling facility. Recycling bins from Wyoming Waste Systems are being taken to the...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 6, 2019

A moose is loose in GR

For the past few days, residents have seen a moose wandering around Hutton Street and the surrounding neighborhood and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department recommends residents to leave it alone....

 
 By David Martin    City    February 27, 2019

Input on standards criticized

A group seeking input for the state’s proposed computer-science standards for K-12 received criticism for not including local industry in conversations to create the standards. The State Board of...

 
 By David Martin    City    February 20, 2019

City dedicates funds for development

Half a million dollars will be added to the city’s budget to provide seed funding for economic development. Tuesday night, the Green River City Council approved a mid-year budget amendment to...

 
 By David Martin    City    February 13, 2019

Shopko plans store closure

Green River's Shopko Hometown store will close May 12, according to a closure schedule released by the retail corporation. The schedule lists the Green River location as one of six Wyoming Shopko... Full story

 
 By David Martin    City    February 13, 2019

City eyes unified development code

A resolution approved by the Green River City Council last week marks the start of an internal project aimed at streamlining the city’s development rules and codes. According to Laura Leigh,... Full story

 
 By David Martin    City    February 6, 2019

Judge, prosecutor given raises

Green River’s city prosecutor and judge were awarded raises when their contracts were renewed by the Green River City Council Tuesday night. Municipal Court Judge Jason Petri’s contract was...

 
 By David Martin    City    January 30, 2019

Grant awarded for Carnegie study

It's a building that has been a part of Green River for more than a century, providing education and later justice to the city's residents. However, now the Green River Carnegie Library building... Full story

 
 By David Martin    City    January 30, 2019

Permit numbers down in 2018

The number of building permits issued by the city’s community development department sharply decreased compared to 2017 and 2016 according to a report released from the department. The decrease...

 

Shutdown does not impact food

With the Federal government still shut down many organizations are starting to feel the trickle effect of that shut down. However, Linda Martin, Sweetwater County School District No. 2 nutrition...

 
 By David Martin    City    January 23, 2019

Storm brings heavy snow to GR

A statewide snowstorm brought several inches of snowfall to Sweetwater County Monday evening. According to Geri Swanson, a meteorologist from the National Weather Service office in Riverton, a...

 
 By David Martin    City    January 23, 2019

Water main breaks Monday

Residents living near West Flaming Gorge Way found themselves without water for a few hours Monday as city crews worked to repair a broken water main. According to Public Works Director Mark...

 
 By David Martin    City    January 16, 2019

Change to GR Ordinance sought

A suggested amendment to the city’s historic Green River Ordinance was suggested during the Green River City Council meeting Tuesday evening, resulting in Mayor Pete Rust calling for a workshop meet...

 
 By David Martin    City    January 16, 2019

Main Street plans depot dinner

While the Green River URA/Main Street organization continues to finalize its plans for the new year, there is one event it hopes will continue public support for a downtown property. Jennie Melvin,...

 

Outage forces early release

A power outage shut down Green River High School Friday and students were released early. Around 7:40 a.m., shortly after school started, the power went out. GRHS principal Darren Howard said the...

 
 By David Martin    City    January 9, 2019

Truck stop concerns voiced

Concerns about the potential construction of a truck stop west of Jamestown continue to grow after a zone change was approved by the Sweetwater County Commissioners last month. During the commissioner...

 

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