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 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...

 
 By David Martin    City    January 9, 2019

Program helps students improve

A Friday afternoon program at Green River High School is credited with helping students improve their academic skills and grades. According to the high school’s principal, Darren Howard, the...

 

Man accused of punching kid

A 21-year-old man was charged with a felony after he allegedly punched a 15-year-old boy in the face. Chance D. Wood, of Green River, was arraigned in the Third District Court of Judge Nena James for...

 

Christmas weekend fire claims GR home

Not much remains of a trailer that burnt on Dec. 22. All that is left is a hollowed out shell, which once was the home to a family of five. The cause of the fire is still undetermined and the...

 

Mom given probation

A scuffle over a bag of chips and some dip has left one mother with probation. Cory E. McCoy, 31, of Green River appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Nena James sentencing hearing to two...

 
 By David Martin    City    December 26, 2018

City sees noteworthy 2018

The past year will be remembered as a landmark year for the city of Green River. The city celebrated its 150th anniversary in September, marking the occasion with a daylong festival on Railroad...

 
 By David Martin    City    December 26, 2018

Eventful year for school board

The Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees went though an eventful year in 2018. The board saw new members join its ranks while saying goodbye to a few familiar faces, closed a...

 
 By David Martin    City    December 19, 2018

Wilson pleads guilty

A motion hearing for Green River City Councilman Allan Wilson turned into a change of plea hearing when he pleaded guilty to the charge of sexual assault of a minor in the second degree Monday...

 
 By David Martin    City    December 12, 2018

VFW sends Christmas cheer

Snacks, newspapers, hats, Christmas cards and more were stuffed into the care packages. Whatever could fit, went in and was sent to troops overseas Tuesday afternoon by volunteers from VFW Post 2312....

 

Home threatened by ice jam

As the water and ice started to pour onto the property, the owner just looked on in terror. Not knowing what do or who to call, he just stood there shocked and wondering if he and his wife would lose...

 

River ice jam cannot be removed

The Sweetwater County Emergency Management Agency can’t blow up ice jams in the Green River even if a home is being threatened. Jamestown residents Todd and Susie Heslep called emergency management...

 
 By David Martin    City    December 12, 2018

Traffic light will be removed

The traffic signal at the intersection of Flaming Gorge Way and N. 1st E. Street will be taken down. The Wyoming Department of Transportation switched the traffic signal to flash Monday afternoon,...

 

Sixth-penny projects questioned

Three streets have still not had improvements completed to them that are covered by the sixth-penny sales tax and one resident wanted to know why. During the Green River City Council meeting last...

 

Representing Wyo. through music

Playing an instrument is what allowed 13 Green River students to make their way across the country to perform in front of massive crowds and see national landmarks and monuments. Members of the Green...

 

What's the old library's fate?

Determining what to do with the old Carnegie Library is something the county is hoping a grant can help out with. During a recent Sweetwater County commissioners meeting, the board unanimously...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 21, 2018

Trash rate increase approved

The Green River City Council approved a request to increase residents solid waste bills from Wyoming Waste Management Tuesday night. The move allows the company to charge an increase to residents...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 21, 2018

Girl saved at aquatics center

A summer lifeguard was credited with saving a swim student earlier this year. The lifeguard, Ayden Powers, was recognized by the Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees last week for...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 14, 2018

Board approves contracts

The Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees approved its contracts with Superintendent Donna Little-Kaumo and Assistant Superintendent Jamie Christensen Tuesday night. The board adde...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 14, 2018

Streets are a concern for city

While the city has done great things with streets like Hitching Post and Second South, a lot more work remains according to Mark Westenskow, director of public works for the city. Westenskow said the...

 

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