Former mayor inducted into hall of fame
March 25, 2020
Former Sweetwater County commissioner and mayor of Green River Don Van Matre will be among those inducted into the Green River High School Hall of Fame this year, according to a press release from the high school hall of fame committee.
Van Matre served as a county commissioner from 2010 until his death last year. He was Green River’s mayor for one term, from 1987 to 1990. He was also a driving force behind establishing the county’s Veterans Service Office, an organization serving veterans in Sweetwater, Sublette and Lincoln counties. Van Matre was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving...