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 By Staff Report    City    September 23, 2020 

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...

 

Former chief pleas guilty

Staff Report Mike Nomis, the former Green River Fire Chief, admitted to taking money from the fire department’s foundation last week during a change of plea hearing. Nomis originally plead not guilty to charges of felony theft and misdemeanor wrong...

 

Green River cleans up

Days after a storm some are dubbing the "Wyocane" hit Green River, people were still cleaning up. Trucks with loads of branches and trees could be seen arriving and leaving the city's rodeo grounds pa...

 
 By David Martin    City    September 9, 2020

Winter storm pounds Green River

The snowstorm passing through Sweetwater County early Tuesday morning resulted in power outages in Green River, as well as lead to road closures and travel advisories issued throughout the state....

 
 By Shay Mahana    City    September 9, 2020

Census period winds down for Green River

With the end of this year quickly approaching, it is time to fill out your 2020 census. The census can be filled out online, through a phone call to the number provided on the website or through the paper questionnaire sent by mail. The census asks...

 
 By Staff Report    City    September 9, 2020

GR police respond to vehicle crash at school

A three-vehicle crash occurred at Truman Elementary School on Shoshone Avenue last Thursday. Green River police report the female driver, driving a pickup pulling a small trailer, suffered a seizure at the wheel. This seizure caused her to loose...

 
 By Shay Mahana    City    September 2, 2020

Expedition Academy: A school and family aiming for success

The greatest hope is to empower students to become innovative thinkers, creative problem solvers and inspired learners that are prepared for the choices in their lives according to Expedition...

 
 By David Martin    City    September 2, 2020

Suit filed against school district

The former transportation director for Sweetwater County School District No. 2 filed a lawsuit against the school district, claiming he was unjustly removed from his position last year. The suit, file...

 
 By Staff Report    City    September 2, 2020

GRFD responds to two fires last week

The Green River Volunteer Fire Department had their work cut out for them after being dispatched to a deck fire and a trailer fire less than six hours apart. Just after one a.m., firefighters were called out to the scene of a deck fire on New Mexico...

 

Main Street earns recognition

Green River Main Street has been designated as a 2020 Accredited Main Street America program, following a presentation Tuesday night to the Green River City Council. Accredited status is Main Street America’s top tier of recognition and signifies...

 
 By David Martin    City    August 26, 2020

10 seek school board seat

While the Primary Election season concluded with last week’s election, candidates have filed for the upcoming General Election in November. This time, several positions on local boards and...

 
 By David Martin    City    August 26, 2020

Ward II nominates candidate

With nine votes, residents in Ward II nominated Brian Hughes to campaign for Lisa Maes’ seat on the Green River City Council last week. As of Tuesday morning, Hughes hadn’t accepted his...

 
 By David Martin    City    August 19, 2020

Work towards new plant continues at federal level

More details about a new soda ash plant project near Green River have emerged as work continues with state and federal agencies. The site is located west of the Flaming Gorge Reservoir and will...

 

GR woman found guilty of abusing father

ROCK SPRINGS (Wyoming News Exchange) — Thera Leanne Siler, 41, of Green River has been convicted of a felony charge of abuse of a vulnerable adult for an incident involving her father. A jury returned with a guilty verdict during a trial in...

 
 By Staff Report    City    August 19, 2020

City projects will result in savings

Green River has recently completed a series of energy-efficient projects which will save the taxpayers thousands of dollars each year. The city’s parks and recreation department completed six different projects over the course of three years,...

 
 By David Martin    City    August 12, 2020

New plant may come to GR area

A new soda ash plant might be in the cards for Green River’s future, bringing with it jobs and other benefits at a time when economic uncertainty is prevalent throughout the state. Jim Zimmerman,...

 
 By David Martin    City    August 12, 2020

Daycare changes spur discussion in GR

The first reading of an ordinance that would allow local daycare operators in R-1 and R-2 zoning areas to increase their child counts from 10 to 15 generated a lot of discussion last week. The Green...

 
 By Staff Report    City    August 12, 2020

Airport work starts

The Wyoming National Guard began their summer training on Saturday at The Greater Green River Intergalactic Space Port. According to a press release, 34 soldiers started working on leveling out the dirt airstrip as well as adding drainage. This...

 

Gas leak evacuates homes on Knotty Pine Street

A gas leak caused by construction work on Knotty Pine Street Monday resulted in four homes being evacuated. According to a media release from the city, clipped a 2-inch line and no injuries resulting from the leak were reported. The Green River Fire...

 

Four seek election to House Distinct 60

Voters in House District 60 will have to choose two candidates for the upcoming General Election in November. The candidates were asked a series of questions by the Green River Star and their responses to those six questions can be found below. 1....

 

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