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 By David Martin    City    July 19, 2017 

District budget approved

“It’s been a long process,” Sweetwater County School District No. 2 business manager Pete Brandjord said when introducing the district’s 2017-2018 budget Tuesday night. The school board approv...

 
 By David Martin    City    July 19, 2017 

To protect and serve the city

For Zach Owens, a respect for emergency responders, including the police, was instilled in him at an early age. While some chose to teach their children that officers are people who can’t be...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    July 19, 2017 

District rec. board approves budget

The Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Recreation Board approved its budget Tuesday night. The board, which is made of members from the Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees,...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    July 19, 2017 

Knights drop doubleheader

A doubleheader against Cody ended on a sour note for the Green River Knights. Playing at their home field at Stratton Myers Park, the Knights came up short 12-4 and 13-4 against Cody. During the...

 
 By David Martin    People    July 19, 2017 

Learning to ride high in the saddle

The third Rider's Showcase hosted by One Step Closer, an equine-assisted therapy organization, gave students a chance to show off their riding skills to friends and family Thursday at the Green River...

 
 By David Martin    City    July 12, 2017

Lincoln tract B vacated

The city doesn’t want the old Lincoln High School football field anymore. The Green River City Council decided to vacate the property, finalizing the process during a Wednesday night meeting last...

 
 By David Martin    County    July 12, 2017

County approves budget

A $185 million budget was passed by the Sweetwater County Commissioners last week, but disagreements regarding how the budget was formulated resulted in two commissioners voting against it. The...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    July 12, 2017

For swimmers, dedication is key

A majority of high school students spend their summers working seasonal jobs, hanging out with friends or enjoying their carefree days under the sun. For a few hardworking swimmers, the summer months...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    July 12, 2017

Knights end week with wins

The Green River Knights went 1-4 during play in Billings, Mont., over the weekend. In a second outing against the Billings, Mont., Halos Thursday evening, the Knights were handed a 5-1 loss by the...

 
 By David Martin    People    July 12, 2017

Kids enjoy outdoor story time

Green grass and blue skies attracted children to the Sweetwater County Library System's outdoor story time at the Clock Tower Plaza Tuesday morning. Story times are one of the library's long-running...

 
 By David Martin    People    July 12, 2017

Resident shows labor of love at recent car show

For most, a vehicle is a means of getting from Point A to Point B; a machine simply used for transportation. For a few people however, a vehicle can mean much more and is a culmination of months or ye...

 
 By David Martin    County    July 5, 2017

Expect to wait at courthouse

The line extended outside the Sweetwater County Courthouse's main entrance Friday afternoon. "We've made a few new friends here," Tasha Urbatsch, one of the many people waiting in line said....

 

Change of plea hearing cancelled

A change of plea hearing for Jacob Anglesey, 35, was cancelled Friday morning after the Sweetwater County Attorney’s Office and Anglesey were unable to reach a plea agreement. People had filed into the main courtroom and waited for the hearing,...

 
 By David Martin    County    July 5, 2017

Fires ignite throughout county

Fires ignited across Sweetwater County during the weekend, many of them caused by fireworks or other man-made causes. One of the earliest fires to occur started at Lost Dog Saturday afternoon. The...

 
 By David Martin    City    July 5, 2017

Fontenelle slows the river's flow

Residents may finally see the Green River start to shrink in the coming days as releases from the Fontenelle Reservoir decrease. According to a schedule from the Bureau of Reclamation, releases droppe...

 
 By David Martin    City    July 5, 2017

Planters in need of flowers

Flower planters along Flaming Gorge Way are up for adoption this summer as budget cuts have resulted in fewer plants along Green River's main street. According to URA and Main Street Administrator...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    July 5, 2017

Wolves host tennis clinic

Groups of elementary school-aged children had a chance to learn tennis from the Green River High School tennis team last week. The Wolves hosted a three-day tennis clinic designed to introduce...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    July 5, 2017

Knights have a rough weekend

The Knights hitting woes continued to haunt them during a tournament in Jackson last weekend. The Knights ended the weekend tournament with only one victory across five games. Two of those games...

 
 By David Martin    City    June 28, 2017

Former city fire chief dies

Glenn Hill, a former fire chief credited with bringing the Green River Fire Department up to date passed away last week at the age of 83. “He evolved the fire department into what it is today,”...

 
 By David Martin    City    June 28, 2017

CEO leaves GR chamber

After serving as the Green River Chamber of Commerce’s CEO for the past five years, Rebecca Eusek will be making her way to Rock Springs to work for the Wyoming Business Council. Eusek was...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    June 28, 2017

Knights struggle with hitting

A split double-header Monday night against Lovell highlights an ongoing struggle for the Green River Knights. Team manager Stub Hatfield said the team continues to struggle with hitting the ball in a...

 
 By David Martin    People    June 28, 2017

Kids enjoy Flaming Gorge Days events

For many Sweetwater County children and teens, Flaming Gorge Days brings a variety of activities to enjoy throughout the weekend. The ever popular parade focused on bringing in "Back to the 80s" with...

 
 By David Martin    People    June 28, 2017

Radio operators reach out to others

While most were flocking to Evers Park and Expedition Island Saturday afternoon for the Flaming Gorge Days festivities, a small, dedicated group of men were stationed at Collier Park working to...

 
 By David Martin    City    June 21, 2017

City seeks waste proposals

A budget for the upcoming fiscal year was approved Tuesday night and with it, a decision to seek a request for proposals from local solid waste companies to potentially privatize the city’s solid...

 
 By David Martin    City    June 21, 2017

GR man will serve time in prison

A Green River man who admitted to having sex with a 14-year-old girl will serve time in prison. Rhett T. Burge, 20, recently appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Nena James at a sentencing...

 

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