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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...

 

Kids host Veterans Day program

Lincoln Middle School students wearing placards with names of veterans filled two sides of the auditorium, while the center seats were reserved for Veterans and family members. On Monday, LMS...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 7, 2018

Garbage rates may increase

Green River residents might see a garbage bill in 2019 if the city council approves a request from Wyoming Waste Systems. A vote on the increase was listed on the Council’s agenda Monday night, but...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 7, 2018

Council, school board get new faces

Both the Green River City Council and the Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees will have some new blood coming in. While Mayor Pete Rust and Councilman Gary Killpack will receive...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 24, 2018

Jackson school lives on under Region V BOCES

Editor’s Note: Stephanie Thompson, the Star’s People Editor, is a member of the Region V BOCES Board, representing the Sweetwater County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees. The entrance doesn...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 17, 2018

College program offered at GRHS

A cooperative program between Green River High School and Western Wyoming Community College aims to help students complete their first year of college by the time they graduate. The middle college...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 17, 2018

Work continues on Tomahawk

With a dry hole dug and a contract for the elevator in place, work continues on the historic Tomahawk building in downtown Green River. Marty Carollo, a representative of Green River Opportunities...

 

Station fire undetermined

It’s been about one month since a bin fire at the Green River Solid Waste Transfer Station took place and the city isn’t sure when the station will be up and running. Public works director Mark...

 

Man sentenced for voyeurism

A man who pleaded guilty to making inappropriate videos of women in restrooms, at their homes or at public events, will serve more than a decade in prison. Ryan Michael Flaten, 28, Green River,...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 10, 2018

Washington seeks Title 1 status

Sweetwater County School District No. 2 may have another Title 1 school in Washington Elementary School. Tuesday night, the school board approved a request to allow Washington Elementary School to...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 3, 2018

Department seeks funding

The Green River Fire Department is seeking grant funds to provide firefighters with a drug overdose-treating nasal spray and potentially a new pumper truck. The Green River City Council approved...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 3, 2018

Depot garners more interest

While the interior is almost completely gutted, residents still lined up for a tour of the Union Pacific Depot building Saturday. The tours gave visitors a chance to look a portions of a building...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 3, 2018

Commemorative UP locomotive visits GR

While Green River celebrated its 150th anniversary Saturday, residents were able to check out one of the Union Pacific’s commemorative locomotives. Locomotive 1943, The Spirit, was brought to Green...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 3, 2018

City's history put in Congressional record

The history of Green River was introduced into the congressional record prior to the city’s 150th anniversary celebration Saturday. U.S. Senator John Barrasso read a version of the city’s history...

 

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