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 By Shay Mahana    City    August 5, 2020 

City copes with sour-smelling lagoons

A foul smell coming from the wastewater treatment plant has made its presence well known amongst residents. A media release from the city attributed these smells to “turnovers” that occur during extended warm periods. These turnovers allow odors...

 
 By David Martin    City    August 5, 2020 

City, county consider contracts

Several local nonprofit groups are set to benefit if the Green River City Council approves its yearly community service agreements. The Council was set to vote on the measure Tuesday night, approving...

 
 By Staff Report    City    August 5, 2020 

GRPD officer tests positive for COVID-19

A Green River Police Department officer tested positive for COVID-19 Monday afternoon, leading to the officer being isolated at home. According to a press release from the city, the patrol officer is in good condition and the department believes it...

 
 By Staff Report    City    August 5, 2020 

Council considers daycare limit ordinance change

The Green River City Council heard the first reading of an ordinance that will alter the maximum number of kids permitted in a home daycare Tuesday night. This ordinance will also allow a daycare center to be included in an R-1 or R-2 zoning...

 
 By David Martin    City    July 29, 2020

City seeks impact funding

The city is seeking impact assistance funds related to the Ciner expansion project. Last week, the Green River City Council voted to send a letter to Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality to...

 
 By David Martin    City    July 29, 2020

District approves reopening plan

Kids will be returning to their schools Aug. 19 if its reopening plan is approved by the state. The Sweetwater County School District No. 2 board of trustees approved its Smart Start Plan, which...

 
 By Staff Report    City    July 22, 2020

GR named 'Purple Heart City'

Trona Capital of the World, Launching Point for Powell’s Expedition and now Purple Heart City. Green River has another moniker. Flaming Gorge Way was recently included in the Purple Heart Trail, a system of roads landmarks and other monuments...

 
 By David Martin    City    July 22, 2020

Protection program benefits GR

Businesses in Green River received More than $2 million in loans created through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act. In total, the amount protected 745 jobs, according to data...

 
 By Shay Mahana    City    July 22, 2020

Guardsmen to work on runway

The Wyoming National Guard will complete two weeks of training at the Greater Green River Intergalactic Spaceport in August. The Greater Green River Intergalactic Spaceport will get some basic improvements courtesy of the Wyoming National Guard....

 
 By Staff Report    City    July 22, 2020

Fire extinguished on Wilson Street

Responding to seven calls within five hours, the Green River Fire Department had a busy day last week. The calls took place from 3-8 p.m., Wednesday and included a structure fire reported at 4:30 p.m., at 610 Wilson St. According to Larry Erdmann,...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    July 15, 2020

City to test sewage for coronavirus

Green River is joining a group of cities in monitoring sewage for presence of the novel coronavirus. Last week, the city council voted to approved a contract with the Wyoming Department of Health to...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    July 8, 2020

River Festival continues without shrimp boil dinner

(Full disclosure -- David Martin is a member of the Green River Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors) The shrimp boil won’t be taking place at River Festival this year as the event was canceled...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    July 1, 2020

Chamber hosts Flags of Honor July 3-5

The Green River Chamber of Commerce is honoring people who have served in the armed forces this week through its first Flags of Honor event. The event takes place July 3-5 and can be viewed at Thomas...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    June 24, 2020

City approves budget

The Green River City Council approved the city’s annual budget last week, but not without budgeting for decreased revenues related to the coronavirus pandemic. While the city funded all of its...

 

Mosquito abatement starts in Green River

Mosquito prevention measures have started in Green River. The city’s parks and recreation department has already begun to place “BTI biscuits” in areas of standing water on city property. These biscuits prevent mosquito larvae from developing...

 

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