Notes from Town Square: Celebrate mining heritage

In the spring of 2015, Ken Ball, former Green River Councilman approached the office of Mayor Pete Rust with the idea of creating a proclamation to recognize National Mine Rescue Day in Green River. Ball, a local miner and Executive Board Member of the Holmes Mines Rescue Association, hoped that the city would call attention not only to the miners in Green River and all over Wyoming that are the bedrock of our economy, but also to those brave souls that risk their own lives to help their fellow miners.

This Friday, the city of Green River is celebrating Mine Rescue Day at the Mining Memorial P...


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