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Hospital needs work done

In what County Commissioner John Kolb described as “critical” to the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County’s operations, the Sweetwater County Commission is moving forward with the process to...

 
 By David Martin    County    December 5, 2018 

Christmas exhibit displayed

The Sweetwater County Historical Museum has a Christmas exhibit on display to celebrate the season. Museum director Brie Blasi said the display was finished Friday afternoon and is comprised of a...

 

Election finances reported

A few candidates reported raising and spending several thousands of dollars in their election bids, according to campaign finance documents reviewed by the Green River Star. Candidates are required to...

 

RSPD use of force justified

A shooting involving the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office and the Rock Springs Police Department was ruled a justified use of force by Sweetwater County Attorney Daniel Erramouspe. According to a...

 

Hospital Christmas event set

There’s only a few more days until the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County and the Memorial Hospital Foundation kick off the Christmas season with their How NOVEMBER Stole Christmas event. The halls of Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County...

 

Reps. want Japanese soda-ash tariffs reduced

U.S. Senators Mike Enzi, John Barrasso and Congresswoman Liz Cheney, all R-Wyo., urged U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to prioritize eliminating the Japanese tariff on U.S. natural soda ash during the U.S.-Japan trade agreement...

 

Solvay appeals assessment

Solvay Chemicals is appealing an assessed valuation in regards to property taxes. During the Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting Tuesday morning, the Commissioners heard an update from County Asse...

 

Emails reveal MHSC discussion

Emails sent amongst members of the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County board of trustees show how board members came to a decision regarding its withdrawal of funds from Bank of the West. An...

 

Board ready to stream live in December

Sweetwater County Commission meetings will start being streamed live sometime in December. During the Commission meeting Tuesday, the Commissioners voted unanimously to approve a motion to spend up to...

 

WWCC presents 'Promises, Promises'

Western Wyoming Community College's Performing Arts Department presents "Promises, Promises" at Western's theater Nov. 16, 17, 29, 30 and Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m. and a matinee performance on Dec. 1 at 2...

 

A red wave hits the county

Republicans made huge gains in Sweetwater County Tuesday night. All three Republicans vying for seats on the Sweetwater County Board of County Commissioners won their electoral bids, while the...

 

Airport funding voted down

The Sweetwater County Commission will not support funding the Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport commercial terminal without a guarantee that it will receive federal grant funding. During the...

 

Property attracts truck stop

Two parcels of land west of Green River could be the home of a Love’s Travel Stop in the future. The parcels, located along Highway 374 and near Exit 85 on Interstate 80, will be the focus of a...

 

County farmers can receive assistance

Sweetwater County farmers who have suffered from the drought can now file for assistance. According to a press release from the United States Department of Agriculture, Sweetwater County has been...

 

Man missing near Pine Mountain

The search for a Rock Springs resident continues nearly a week after he was reported missing to the Rock Springs Police Department. Terry Meador, 74, was initially reported missing Oct. 25 and was believed to have gone hunting by himself near Pine...

 

Senator's bill impacts Fontenelle Reservoir

A bill passed in Washington, D.C., will impact the Fontenelle Reservoir. Provisions in the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 will allow for the expansion of water storage at the reservoir,...

 

Property ownership questioned

A question submitted to panelists at a candidate forum resulted in warranty deeds filed at the Sweetwater County Courthouse changing ownership of property in Green River. During the Sweetwater County...

 

MHSC makes fiscal strides

The Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County has made quite the turn around in its finances in one fiscal year. According to Sweetwater County Commissioner John Kolb, who acts as a liaison to MHSC, the...

 

Vote approaches for lodging tax

As the General Election approaches, candidates are looking to promote themselves as much as possible in the final weeks leading to Nov. 6. Aside from candidates for Green River City Council and...

 

Airport issue not discussed

The Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport commercial terminal issue wasn’t even discussed at the Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting. The Commissioners voted to un-table the motion, but the motion...

 

Judge's retention opposed

More than half of attorneys responding to a judicial poll tabulated by the Wyoming Survey and Analysis Center oppose Circuit Court Judge Craig Jones’ retention. Jones, as well as Circuit Court Judge...

 

County's money has been moved out

All of the county’s funds have officially been pulled out of Bank of the West. During the Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting Tuesday morning, Sweetwater County Treasurer Robb Slaughter said...

 

Algae blooms seen at Lost Dog

Algae blooms have been discovered at the Lost Dog area of the Flaming Gorge, prompting the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality and Wyoming Department of Health to issue an advisory for people...

 

New bank selected for county

Commerce Bank has been selected by the county treasurer as the bank Sweetwater County will put its depositories in. At the Sweetwater County Commissioners’ meeting Tuesday morning, county treasurer...

 

County checks used in scam

The Sweetwater County Treasurer’s Office is the target of a scam involving fraudulent checks sent to people across the country. As of Tuesday, six checks have been cashed, totaling $15,400. The...

 

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