City's history put in Congressional record

The history of Green River was introduced into the congressional record prior to the city’s 150th anniversary celebration Saturday.

U.S. Senator John Barrasso read a version of the city’s history on the Senate floor Sept. 24. Barrasso joined Green River Mayor Pete Rust Saturday morning at the start of the city’s celebration, speaking about Green River’s importance to Wyoming and the nation.

“It’s not going to get lost, ever,” Barrasso said.

Barrasso said reading the city’s history into the record allows it to be preserved forever within the Library of Congress.

Barrasso said the city has a gre...


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