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By Lillian Palmer
Staff Writer 

Ordinance offers solutions

Will deal with disturbances, transients


The new city ordinance concerning disorderly conduct raises a question of Green River’s influx of transients and other disturbances, which the ordinance now can deal with.

“It’s not a huge problem, but we have a pretty heavy influx of transients in the summer months,” Green River Police Chief Chris Steffen said. “We deal with that problem every summer.”

Steffen says it’s been an issue for quite a long time now in Green River. It hasn’t gotten any worse, but it hasn’t gotten any better either, and continues every year. Officers are often called to businesses to deal with or...

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