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 By David Martin    City    May 24, 2017 

Slain cop named in hall-of-fame

A police officer slain during a 2014 attack in Las Vegas will be inducted into the Green River High School Hall of Fame. Alyn Beck, a 1991 graduate of Green River High School, was posthumously...

 
 By David Martin    City    May 24, 2017 

Ambulance station named for EMT

Castle Rock Ambulance Service will recognize the contributions of a longtime EMT by naming its ambulance station. During a ceremony Tuesday evening, Ambulance Director John Taylor said the station...

 
 By David Martin    City    May 24, 2017 

Teacher hopes students will work to improve daily

Green River High School art teacher Shane Steiss told graduates Monday night about one of the key principles for self improvement he uses in both his personal and professional lives. Chosen to address...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    May 24, 2017 

Boys place 4th at state tourney

A very competitive Green River High School Boys Soccer team ended state with a heartbreaking shootout loss to Kelly Walsh at the state soccer tournament in Sheridan, taking fourth. Going into the...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    May 24, 2017 

Committee names 2017 GRHS hall-of-fame inductees

A state championship golf team, a physical education teacher and man who helped create the modern contact lens are amongst the inductees to the 2017 Green River High School Hall of Fame. Selections...

 
 By David Martin    People    May 24, 2017 

Longtime volunteer leaves tree board

Arbor Day has been a staple Spring celebration in Green River for more than 30 years, but a longtime volunteer who helped grow the event for the past 11 years will leave the board responsible for the...

 
 By David Martin    City    May 17, 2017

Lincoln tract C off the table

The Green River City Council decided to keep tract C of the Lincoln High School properties, keeping hope alive the city will transform the land into a park. Previously, discussion about vacating the...

 
 By David Martin    City    May 17, 2017

Students tasked with thinking like computer scientists

Local teachers aim to inspire their students to think about careers in the computer science field worked with students at Monroe Intermediate School during a special Tuesday night program. Tracy...

 
 By David Martin    County    May 17, 2017

Blowup over fireworks stand

A conditional use permit for a fireworks stand at the former Ted’s Supper Club building on Purple Sage Road is lighting tensions with other operators in the vicinity. The Sweetwater County...

 
 By David Martin    Opinion    May 17, 2017

Old format gets new life online

In the previous columns I’ve written about Youtube, I’ve focused on some of the more strange and unique video channels available. Want to watch a guy build a mud hut with a heated floor or watch...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    May 17, 2017

New high school wrestling coach selected

The Wolves wrestling team will be headed up by a longtime middle school football and wrestling coach in their 2017-2018 season. Sweetwater County School District No. 2 announced hiring Josh...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    May 17, 2017

Wolves face Laramie Plainsmen at state Thurs.

A dominating 2-0 win over Jackson at the start of the 4A West Regional Soccer Tournament in Casper secured the Wolves a spot at the state tournament this week and puts them on a collision course with...

 
 By David Martin    People    May 17, 2017

Morning running club wraps up the season

While most kids are still preparing for their day at school, a few motivated children are jogging along with friends at Jackson Elementary School. Jackson Elementary School's running club attracts doz...

 
 By David Martin    Business    May 10, 2017

Credit union buys bank

A local credit union recently purchased a Green River-based bank, resulting in a credit union with more than $218 million in assets. Trona Valley Community Federal Credit Union purchased State Bank...

 
 By David Martin    City    May 10, 2017

Plans for Taco Bell reviewed

¡Yo quiero Taco Bell! Green River residents may get the chance to quote the Taco Bell Chihuahua soon as plans for the restaurant have been submitted to the city’s community development office. The...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    May 10, 2017

Game will decide Wolves' season

It's do or die time for the Green River High School Boys Soccer Team. In their upcoming game against Jackson Thursday at Kelly Walsh, a victory will advance the Wolves to the state tournament in Caspe...

 
 By David Martin    People    May 10, 2017

Library celebrates Star Wars

The "Star Wars" film franchise is one of the most enduring pop culture icons in cinema history. The original story of a young farm boy who goes off to become a Jedi and fight the evil galactic empire...

 
 By David Martin    City    May 3, 2017

Council talks private trash

A presentation given to the Green River City Council Tuesday night will have to be investigated further before the Council can act, according to Mayor Pete Rust. The Council discussed privatizing...

 
 By David Martin    County    May 3, 2017

Building vacation discussed

Many commissioners are still convinced the county building at 731 C Street in Rock Springs can be converted to a hospice facility. The building, which houses the circuit court in Rock Springs, was...

 
 By David Martin    City    May 3, 2017

Suspicious envelope reported at post office

A suspicious man sending an envelope at the Green River Post Office resulted in a response from the county’s bomb squad Monday night. According to a release from the Green River Police Department,...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    May 3, 2017

Wolves prep for regional tourney

The Green River High School Boys Soccer Team has gotten comfortable working overtime during their past few games. According to head coach Chris Bieber, it's not a situation he would like to see the...

 
 By David Martin    City    April 26, 2017

Tax payoff date extended

It isn’t a secret that sales tax revenues in Sweetwater County have continually declined during the past few years. Both the Green River and Rock Springs municipal governments have had to cut their...

 
 By David Martin    County    April 26, 2017

Official abstains from vote

A county voucher approved to pay a company owned and operated by a Sweetwater County Commissioner illustrates how a politician’s personal business can get involved with the politician’s public off...

 
 By David Martin    City    April 26, 2017

Hospital district in good fiscal health

Castle Rock Hospital District’s financial health continues to improve, with the district $150,000 higher than it was at this time last year. “We’re doing well by any measure,” Chief Financial...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    April 26, 2017

Stoeger signs with LCCC

Green River High School senior Taylor Stoeger has decided to continue playing soccer at the junior college level, recently signing with Laramie County Community College. During a short...

 

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