Our view: New store is a boost for the city's economy
January 15, 2020
Well, this is exciting, isn’t it?
Green River will get a new store later this year as Bomgaars will establish a branch at the old Shopko building. This is an amazing development. When a store closes, it seems to take a long time before someone comes along to use the vacated space. Look to Rock Springs and Harbor Freight for example. What used to be a Hastings and sat vacant for a couple of years before that was turned around.
There’s still the massive vacant building K-Mart used to occupy and it’s been several years since the last blue light special lit up that space.
The fact a busi...