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 By David Martin    City    December 23, 2020

Former fire chief sentenced

By DAVID MARTIN Publisher The final chapter in the court case against former Green River Fire Department Chief Mike Nomis concluded Thursday after an argued sentencing hearing. Nomis plead guilty to...

 
 By Staff Report    City    December 23, 2020

Grinch steals from Mission at Castle Rock

A week before Christmas, Mission at Castle Rock in Green River was burglarized, with gifts directed to the residents either damaged or stolen from the facility’s Angel Tree. “It was really disheartening ... I don’t know who would have done...

 
 By David Martin    City    December 16, 2020

District looks at lowered revenues

With a loss of funding and a voluntary reduction in school budgets requested by Gov. Mark Gordon, Sweetwater County School District No. 2 is moving forward with a voluntary reduction incentive plan....

 
 By David Martin    City    December 9, 2020

Fire investigation continues

Little information is available as to the cause of a fatal house fire over Thanksgiving weekend that claimed the life of a Green River resident as investigators continue to look at the remnants of...

 
 By Staff Report    City    December 9, 2020

Apartment fire caused by lit candle

A Saturday afternoon fire at 370 Upland Way was started by a candle according to Larry Erdmann, assistant fire chief for the Green River Fire Department. The fire department was called to the fire at 1:43 p.m. Saturday after a resident reported...

 
 By David Martin    City    December 2, 2020

House burns on Idaho Street

An early morning house fire Saturday claimed the life of a Green River woman and resulted in another man being sent to Utah for treatment. Assistant Fire Chief Larry Erdmann said the Green River Fire...

 

Thanksgiving visit

Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) visits with Green River's SrA Norrissa Chitica in Qatar. Barrasso spent Thanksgiving day with enlisted service members from Wyoming as well as members of the Wyoming Air...

 
 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...

 

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