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Star changes publishing dates

Due to changes being made to where the Green River Star is being printed, starting next week, the Star will transition to a Thursday publication date. “We’re making this change to accommodate for added shipping time needed between when the paper... Full story

 By David Martin    City    July 3, 2019

Recycling remains a priority

Despite challenges in the recycling industry, Wyoming Waste Systems remains committed to recycling, according to Michelle Foote, Rock Springs site manager for WWS. She said the company looked into bui...


Caution urged along river

With Flaming Gorge Days approaching and the levels of the Green River nearing the top of the banks, city officers are asking residents and visitors to take extra care when near the river. According...

 By David Martin    City    June 26, 2019

Woman accused of biting cop

A woman allegedly bit a Green River police officer following an altercation at her home June 6. Jeanette Wilson, 63, of Green River, is being charged with two counts of abuse of a vulnerable adult and...

 By Lexi Mitchell    City    June 19, 2019

Summer road work begins

It's that time of year again: road construction. Public Works Director, Mark Westenskow outlined the city road work for the summer. Downtown has already begun the slurry seal project. They have...

 By David Martin    City    June 12, 2019

Response to death questioned

The grieving father of a Green River High School student that had died a few days prior to graduation questions the response by school officials following his son’s death. Steve McKeehan and two...

 By Lexi Mitchell    City    June 12, 2019

Fawn saved from storm drain

Quick action by city workers saved a newly-born fawn that fell in a rain gutter Monday morning. Jackie Finch was traveling down Nolan Street with her granddaughter, Aaliyah Byrd, when a doe and her...


Green River man faces sexual assault, abuse charges

A man accused of inappropriately touching a 17-year-old while they were working could serve 30 years in prison. Bradley A. Baugh, 23, appeared in the Third District County of Judge Richard Lavery at...

 By David Martin    City    June 5, 2019

FMC Park river project planned

Erosion has taken its toll on sections of riverbank along the Green River and a project spearheaded by Trout Unlimited and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department aims to correct some of the most...

 By Lexi Mitchell    City    June 5, 2019

Community garden established in GR

Jennifer Edelmayer's lifelong dream to bring a community garden to Green River is coming true. The Wild Sage Garden will be a community-based garden open to everyone. The Edelmayer family donated acre...

 By David Martin    City    June 5, 2019

Horse wagering comes to GR

Horse wagering will come to Green River after a 6-1 vote by the Green River City Council Tuesday night. Buck Hubert, owner of the Town Bar and Grill, approached the Council for permission to host...

 By David Martin    City    May 29, 2019

$10,000 a hard pill for Council

While the Green River City Council approved its tentative budget unanimously last week, one proposed expenditure is the cause for some unease with Council members. A $10,000 expenditure to the Muley...

 By David Martin    City    May 29, 2019

Water board receives DEQ notice

The Joint Powers Water Board received a Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality notice last week, regarding findings during an onsite inspection that occurred in April. However, the notice does...

 By David Martin    City    May 22, 2019

Construction to begin on clinic

Castle Rock Hospital District will break ground on its new medical center building in July, according to CRHD CEO Bailie Dockter. The new building will be built in front of the current facility, with...

 By David Martin    City    May 22, 2019

City approves tentative budget

The Green River City Council approved its preliminary budget Tuesday night for the 2019-2020 fiscal year. This budget can still be changed before the Council approves the final budget, which is...

 By David Martin    City    May 15, 2019

School employees get bonuses

Employees throughout Sweetwater County School District No. 2 will receive a surprise Friday. The school board approved a series of one time stipends to employees during their meeting Tuesday night,...

 By David Martin    City    May 15, 2019

Camping sought for festival

The Muley Fanatics Foundation, an organization promoting wildlife conservation based in Green River, wants to allow people attending its Mansface Mountain Music Festival the opportunity to camp...

 By David Martin    City    May 15, 2019

Main Street seeks grocery store study

The Green River Urban Renewal Agency/Main Street organization is applying for a grant to help pay for a feasibility study to determine if Green River’s downtown district could support a another groc...

 By David Martin    City    May 8, 2019

Commissioner dies Thursday

Don Van Matre, a long-serving Sweetwater County Commissioner and former mayor of Green River, died early Thursday morning at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. He was 76. Flags were flown at...


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