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 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...

 

Variance approved by city planning and zoning board

A resident received a variance for a building project at his Green River home, according to a press release from the city. The Green River Planning and Zoning Commission hosted a public hearing Tuesday night on a request for a variance at 439...

 

Exploring Green River's origins as a stagecoach station

The Transcontinental Railroad reached Green River in 1868 and established the future Sweetwater County seat as a railroad town, but for about six years before that, its importance was as a stagecoach...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 7, 2020

Attempted murder trial starts Tues.

The trial of a Green River man accused of trying to kill his wife will start next week. Bradley Setzer, 40, has been held at the Sweetwater County Detention Center since his arrest Aug. 25, 2019. He w...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 7, 2020

Schools record COVID-19 infections

While COVID-19 infections have remained low in Sweetwater County, students in Green River have been getting infected by the novel coronavirus. On Monday morning, administrators at Lincoln Middle Schoo...

 

City continues receiving insurance estimates

The city is still working to receive damage estimates from the Labor Day storm that uprooted trees and damaged roofs throughout Green River. According to Steve Core, communications administrator for the city, said it has only received two estimates...

 

City continues cleanup

City employees continue cleaning up after the Labor Day storm much of Wyoming experienced caused damage to property throughout the city. According to an update issued Monday, all of the large trees blown over during the storm, including large pine...

 

Former chief pleas guilty

Staff Report Mike Nomis, the former Green River Fire Chief, admitted to taking money from the fire department’s foundation last week during a change of plea hearing. Nomis originally plead not guilty to charges of felony theft and misdemeanor wrong...

 

Green River cleans up

Days after a storm some are dubbing the "Wyocane" hit Green River, people were still cleaning up. Trucks with loads of branches and trees could be seen arriving and leaving the city's rodeo grounds pa...

 
 By David Martin    City    September 9, 2020

Winter storm pounds Green River

The snowstorm passing through Sweetwater County early Tuesday morning resulted in power outages in Green River, as well as lead to road closures and travel advisories issued throughout the state....

 
 By Shay Mahana    City    September 9, 2020

Census period winds down for Green River

With the end of this year quickly approaching, it is time to fill out your 2020 census. The census can be filled out online, through a phone call to the number provided on the website or through the paper questionnaire sent by mail. The census asks...

 
 By Staff Report    City    September 9, 2020

GR police respond to vehicle crash at school

A three-vehicle crash occurred at Truman Elementary School on Shoshone Avenue last Thursday. Green River police report the female driver, driving a pickup pulling a small trailer, suffered a seizure at the wheel. This seizure caused her to loose...

 
 By Shay Mahana    City    September 2, 2020

Expedition Academy: A school and family aiming for success

The greatest hope is to empower students to become innovative thinkers, creative problem solvers and inspired learners that are prepared for the choices in their lives according to Expedition... Full story

 
 By David Martin    City    September 2, 2020

Suit filed against school district

The former transportation director for Sweetwater County School District No. 2 filed a lawsuit against the school district, claiming he was unjustly removed from his position last year. The suit, file...

 
 By Staff Report    City    September 2, 2020

GRFD responds to two fires last week

The Green River Volunteer Fire Department had their work cut out for them after being dispatched to a deck fire and a trailer fire less than six hours apart. Just after one a.m., firefighters were called out to the scene of a deck fire on New Mexico...

 

Main Street earns recognition

Green River Main Street has been designated as a 2020 Accredited Main Street America program, following a presentation Tuesday night to the Green River City Council. Accredited status is Main Street America’s top tier of recognition and signifies...

 
 By David Martin    City    August 26, 2020

10 seek school board seat

While the Primary Election season concluded with last week’s election, candidates have filed for the upcoming General Election in November. This time, several positions on local boards and...

 
 By David Martin    City    August 26, 2020

Ward II nominates candidate

With nine votes, residents in Ward II nominated Brian Hughes to campaign for Lisa Maes’ seat on the Green River City Council last week. As of Tuesday morning, Hughes hadn’t accepted his...

 
 By David Martin    City    August 19, 2020

Work towards new plant continues at federal level

More details about a new soda ash plant project near Green River have emerged as work continues with state and federal agencies. The site is located west of the Flaming Gorge Reservoir and will...

 

GR woman found guilty of abusing father

ROCK SPRINGS (Wyoming News Exchange) — Thera Leanne Siler, 41, of Green River has been convicted of a felony charge of abuse of a vulnerable adult for an incident involving her father. A jury returned with a guilty verdict during a trial in...

 

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