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 By David Martin    City    February 13, 2019 

Shopko plans store closure

Green River's Shopko Hometown store will close May 12, according to a closure schedule released by the retail corporation. The schedule lists the Green River location as one of six Wyoming Shopko...

 
 By David Martin    City    February 13, 2019 

City eyes unified development code

A resolution approved by the Green River City Council last week marks the start of an internal project aimed at streamlining the city’s development rules and codes. According to Laura Leigh,...

 
 By David Martin    City    February 6, 2019

Judge, prosecutor given raises

Green River’s city prosecutor and judge were awarded raises when their contracts were renewed by the Green River City Council Tuesday night. Municipal Court Judge Jason Petri’s contract was... Full story

 
 By David Martin    City    January 30, 2019

Grant awarded for Carnegie study

It's a building that has been a part of Green River for more than a century, providing education and later justice to the city's residents. However, now the Green River Carnegie Library building...

 
 By David Martin    City    January 30, 2019

Permit numbers down in 2018

The number of building permits issued by the city’s community development department sharply decreased compared to 2017 and 2016 according to a report released from the department. The decrease...

 

Shutdown does not impact food

With the Federal government still shut down many organizations are starting to feel the trickle effect of that shut down. However, Linda Martin, Sweetwater County School District No. 2 nutrition...

 
 By David Martin    City    January 23, 2019

Storm brings heavy snow to GR

A statewide snowstorm brought several inches of snowfall to Sweetwater County Monday evening. According to Geri Swanson, a meteorologist from the National Weather Service office in Riverton, a...

 
 By David Martin    City    January 23, 2019

Water main breaks Monday

Residents living near West Flaming Gorge Way found themselves without water for a few hours Monday as city crews worked to repair a broken water main. According to Public Works Director Mark...

 
 By David Martin    City    January 16, 2019

Change to GR Ordinance sought

A suggested amendment to the city’s historic Green River Ordinance was suggested during the Green River City Council meeting Tuesday evening, resulting in Mayor Pete Rust calling for a workshop meet...

 
 By David Martin    City    January 16, 2019

Main Street plans depot dinner

While the Green River URA/Main Street organization continues to finalize its plans for the new year, there is one event it hopes will continue public support for a downtown property. Jennie Melvin,...

 

Outage forces early release

A power outage shut down Green River High School Friday and students were released early. Around 7:40 a.m., shortly after school started, the power went out. GRHS principal Darren Howard said the...

 
 By David Martin    City    January 9, 2019

Truck stop concerns voiced

Concerns about the potential construction of a truck stop west of Jamestown continue to grow after a zone change was approved by the Sweetwater County Commissioners last month. During the commissioner...

 
 By David Martin    City    January 9, 2019

Program helps students improve

A Friday afternoon program at Green River High School is credited with helping students improve their academic skills and grades. According to the high school’s principal, Darren Howard, the...

 

Man accused of punching kid

A 21-year-old man was charged with a felony after he allegedly punched a 15-year-old boy in the face. Chance D. Wood, of Green River, was arraigned in the Third District Court of Judge Nena James for...

 

Christmas weekend fire claims GR home

Not much remains of a trailer that burnt on Dec. 22. All that is left is a hollowed out shell, which once was the home to a family of five. The cause of the fire is still undetermined and the...

 

Mom given probation

A scuffle over a bag of chips and some dip has left one mother with probation. Cory E. McCoy, 31, of Green River appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Nena James sentencing hearing to two...

 
 By David Martin    City    December 26, 2018

City sees noteworthy 2018

The past year will be remembered as a landmark year for the city of Green River. The city celebrated its 150th anniversary in September, marking the occasion with a daylong festival on Railroad...

 
 By David Martin    City    December 26, 2018

Eventful year for school board

The Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees went though an eventful year in 2018. The board saw new members join its ranks while saying goodbye to a few familiar faces, closed a...

 
 By David Martin    City    December 19, 2018

Wilson pleads guilty

A motion hearing for Green River City Councilman Allan Wilson turned into a change of plea hearing when he pleaded guilty to the charge of sexual assault of a minor in the second degree Monday...

 
 By David Martin    City    December 12, 2018

VFW sends Christmas cheer

Snacks, newspapers, hats, Christmas cards and more were stuffed into the care packages. Whatever could fit, went in and was sent to troops overseas Tuesday afternoon by volunteers from VFW Post 2312....

 

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