Our view: City should have ranger presence

Amongst Green River’s many nicknames, “Gateway to the Flaming Gorge” is one of the most apt.

Not more than 30 miles south of our city, a man-made recreational paradise lies, brimming with potential. Fishing, camping, boating, skiing, swimming -- there’s a lot to do at the gorge. With Interstate 80 bringing visitors to the gorge throughout the summer, Green River’s nickname is especially fitting.

So, why isn’t there a ranger station in Green River?

The gorge is part of the Ashley National Forest, which is primarily located in Utah. The recreation area actually starts at the Scott...


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