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 By DAVID MARTIN    City    September 13, 2017 

District enrollment is steady

The state of Sweetwater County School District No. 2 was discussed in a far-reaching presentation Tuesday night. Superintendent Donna Little-Kaumo said enrollment trends throughout the district have...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    September 13, 2017 

Anglesey changed plea Friday

No contest. That’s the plea Jacob Anglesey made during an 11th hour change-of-plea hearing Friday afternoon, a few days prior to the scheduled start of his first-degree murder trial. “We were set...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    September 13, 2017 

Wyochem robber sentenced again

An Idaho man who robbed Wyochem Federal Credit Union was sentenced recently for the robbery. Donald Sample, also known as Donald A. Sheriff, 60, of Pocatello, Idaho, was sentenced to serve 30 years...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    Sports    September 13, 2017 

GRHS tennis team preps for regional tourney

A weekend trip to Cheyenne to compete against the capital city’s three high schools has the Green River High School tennis team in a good position for the upcoming regional tournament at Cheyenne...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    People    September 13, 2017 

Boy Scout donates 1,400 pounds of food

More than 1,400 pounds of food were donated as part of an Eagle Scout project to help residents in Green River. Thursday afternoon, Green River High School senior Dallin Hoyt brought a truckload of...

 
 By David Martin    City    September 6, 2017

STAR serves more riders

Despite having funding cuts from both cities and the Sweetwater County Commissioners, the Sweetwater County Transit Authority continues to report more riders utilizing the service. Speaking to the...

 
 By David Martin    City    September 6, 2017

Water main bursts on Flaming Gorge Way

A water main break on Flaming Gorge Way impacted businesses Thursday morning as city workers rushed to repair the pipe. According to a Facebook post from city administrator Reed Clevenger, the break...

 

Sweetwater Cable TV sold

The longtime owners of Sweetwater Cable TV have decided to sell their business to a Utah-based company, ending 64 years of involvement in the cable business they built from the ground up. All West...

 

Mine purchase finalized

Genesis Energy L.P. announced Friday it completed its acquisition of the Tronox Alkali mine west of Green River. “We’re expecting business as usual,” Dave Caplan, director of corporate...

 

Season starts strong for Wolves

Wish a commanding victory over the Lander Tigers, the Green River High School varsity football team is off to a strong start. Head coach Don Maggi said he’s happy with how much the team has worked...

 

Young team works hard on the court

Green River High School’s tennis team is hitting the courts hard this season and racking up a few impressive showings along the way. During the last week, the team lost only one match in its road...

 

GRHS tennis team dominates

The Green River High School tennis team continues to be a dominant force, sweeping matches in Rock Springs and winning all but one in Rawlins. “We played well,” head coach Phil Harder said....

 

Golfers see improvements

While many activities have recently started long seasons that will take them through the fall semester, the Green River High School golf team is nearing the end of theirs. Head golf coach Karly Eyre...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    August 30, 2017

Trial will not be delayed

With less than two weeks until the start of Jacob Anglesey’s trial in the 2009 death of Connor Allen, his defense sought a postponement due to concerns of not receiving everything on file at the...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    Sports    August 30, 2017

Wolves tame Tigers, defeat Natrona

Two contests at home proved the Green River High School tennis team has what it takes to be competitive, earning victories over Rock Springs and Natrona County last week. Head tennis coach Phil...

 
 By David Martin    County    August 23, 2017

County pays voucher from Kolb

The Sweetwater County Commissioners voted in favor to approve a voucher from Alpha Petroleum, a company owned and operated by Commissioner John Kolb. The voucher, totaling $933.75, was for two tests...

 
 By David Martin    County    August 23, 2017

Hospital finances improve

Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County ended its fiscal year with 91 days of cash on hand, meaning it will not default on its bond issue. During a presentation Tuesday evening, Interim CEO Irene...

 
 By David Martin    City    August 23, 2017

Residents help petition for constitutional amendment

A group of residents, tired of corporate money influencing state and national elections, is working to gather signatures for a proposed 28th amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Specifically, the...

 
 By David Martin    City    August 23, 2017

School transformed into central office

During the course of its 46-year lifespan, Wilson Elementary School has been a number of things to Green River residents. Many studied in the building during its time as an elementary school. Others...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    August 23, 2017

Runners take on tough marathon

It’s a course many runners describe as the toughest marathon they’ve ran. Starting at Expedition Island, runners follow a path through Green River and up Wild Horse Canyon Road, taking them to...

 
 By David Martin    People    August 23, 2017

Kids enjoy River Festival

While events like the Run with the Horses Marathon and Cajun Shrimp Boil headline the annual River Festival at Expedition Island, the county’s kids had a chance to enjoy festivities as well. Those...

 
 By David Martin    City    August 16, 2017

Recalibration discussed

With budget shortfalls and potential additional cuts to Wyoming schools, school funding has been a hot topic across the state. Residents and school employees from throughout the region converged at...

 
 By David Martin    City    August 16, 2017

GRPD chief plans career change

After working with the Green River Police Department since 1992, Chris Steffen will hang up his uniform and take a position with the Muley Fanatics Foundation later this year. Steffen said he doesn't...

 
 By David Martin    County    August 16, 2017

County seeks money through audits

In an attempt to secure additional funding to the county, the Sweetwater County Commissioners agreed to contract with a Cheyenne-based consulting firm to audit oil and gas production figures reported...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    August 16, 2017

Wolves tennis teams face early competition

The Green River High School Tennis teams got some early competition time in during Saturday’s competition against Jackson and Riverton. Against Riverton, Gregory and Patrick Marchal, competing in...

 

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