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 By David Martin    City    January 17, 2018 

City approves grant requests

In an extremely short meeting Tuesday night, the Green River City Council approved several grant requests to fund several needs within the city’s fire department, as well as transportation and swimm... Full story

 
 By David Martin    County    January 17, 2018 

Legislator wants eased CBD laws

A Green River legislator seeks to ease restrictions for patients to legally purchase CBD, an oil extract from hemp plants its proponents claim can be used to treat a variety of medical problems. Stan...

 
 By David Martin    City    January 17, 2018 

Green River family will appear on 'Family Feud' game show Monday

A Green River family got to experience the excitement of being on a television game show, with the episode airing locally Monday. Mary Williams, along with her sons Stephen and Ryan, daughter Erika... Full story

 
 By David Martin    County    January 17, 2018 

Bill proposes license plate for wildlife connectivity

The Muley Fanatics Foundation is drumming up support for a legislative bill that would help create wildlife crossings through the purchase of special license plates. The bill, known as House Bill 39,...

 
 By David Martin    People    January 17, 2018 

Students move on to county spelling bee

Students at Monroe Intermediate School competed with one another to determine who the best spellers were at the school last week. The school hosted its annual spelling bee Thursday, featuring students...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    January 17, 2018 

Wolves notch two more victories

The Wolves added two more games to the win column during the weekend, defeating the Cheyenne South Bison 46-36 Friday evening, and the Laramie Plainsmen 69-41 Saturday afternoon. The Wolves started th...

 

GR Councilman in jail

Editor's note: Due to the graphic nature of these particular cases and a need to protect the victim's identity, even the redacted court documents supporting the charges will not be published. Green...

 
 By David Martin    City    January 10, 2018

Voluntary reductions sought

Sweetwater County School District No. 2 will initiate a voluntary separation program. The district’s board of trustees voted Tuesday night to approve the voluntary separation program after a 24...

 

Girl found safe on Interstate 80

An early morning commute to work Monday resulted in the rescue of a girl suffering from hypothermia. According to Stephanie Harsha, public involvement specialist for the Wyoming Department of...

 
 By David Martin    City    January 10, 2018

Concert supports veterans

Anyone passing by the American Legion Tom Whitmore Post 28 in Green River Saturday night would have heard the building barely containing the music coming from within. Inside, a packed house listened t...

 

Zuckerberg and his goal to 'fix' Facebook in 2018

When you head up one of the world’s largest tech companies, your plans inevitably become the news. Such is the case with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who recently announced his goal for 2018 is to...

 

Wrestlers take 3rd at Thoman

The annual Thoman wrestling tournament started strong for the Green River Wolves, as the team dominated the Pool A portion of the tournament. However, the Wolves slipped during the Gold Bracket,...

 

Boys basketball remains strong in Cheyenne

The Wolves’ road trip to Cheyenne may have resulted in their first loss of the season, but the boys remained strong and held their ground against other teams competing in the Cheyenne Invite. The...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    County    January 3, 2018

Assessor plans retirement

It’s never easy saying goodbye; and for Sweetwater County Assessor Pat Drinkle, she’ll say goodbye to her staff Feb. 3. Drinkle announced her intent to retire Tuesday morning, submitting a letter...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    January 3, 2018

Chamber CEO fired after an executive session meeting

The Green River Chamber of Commerce’s Board Directors fired former CEO Irene Parsons after a closed meeting was hosted to discuss her job performance. The chamber issued a press release stating...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    January 3, 2018

Ice accumulation monitored

The Green River has slowly backed up over the last week as ice has hindered the river's flow. Water from the river has risen and froze portions of Riverside Park, as well as submerging sections of...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    January 3, 2018

New bar and grill coming to GR

The Green River City Council approved a retail liquor license Tuesday night for a bar and grill set to open in the city in early February. The license is for the Town Bar and Grill, which will be...

 
 By David Martin    City    December 27, 2017

Former cop gets 16-20 years

Jacob Anglesey, once a highly regarded officer with the Green River Police Department, will go to prison. At the end of a two-day sentencing hearing Thursday, Anglesey was sentenced to spend 16-20...

 
 By David Martin    City    December 27, 2017

Green River closes solid waste division, revenue improves

For Green River’s municipal government, 2017 was a year of change and cautious optimism. The biggest change came when the City Council decided to close the solid waste division and contract with...

 

2017 was successful for Wolves

The Wolves had a number of successes throughout 2017, but they’ve also had a few departures along the way. Football The Green River High School football team, while not making it to the state...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    December 20, 2017

City OKs plant design work

Movement toward eventually building a new wastewater treatment plant started Tuesday evening after the Green River City Council approved a proposal by Burns and McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc.,...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    December 20, 2017

Tower ordinance approved

An ordinance creating zoning rules for the construction and placement of wireless communications towers passed its final reading before the Green River City Council Tuesday night, with some...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    December 20, 2017

Anglesey motion denied

Jacob Anglesey is stuck with his no contest plea to aggravated homicide. Anglesey’s plea, initially entered through a plea agreement with the Sweetwater County Attorney’s Office, dismisses the...

 

Wolves remain undefeated

The Green River High School boys basketball team continue their undefeated streak after competing in the Flaming Gorge Classic over the weekend. The team competed in three days of basketball action,...

 
 By David Martin    City    December 13, 2017

School boundaries changed

The Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees decided to redraw the district’s elementary school boundaries to place Jackson Elementary School students at Monroe Intermediate School...

 

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