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 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...

 
 By David Martin    City    December 13, 2017 

Anglesey wants to withdraw plea

Jacob Anglesey wants a trial, but a district court judge has yet to decide on accepting his attorneys’ motion to withdraw his plea. As of press time, Third District Court Judge Richard Lavery hadn...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    December 13, 2017 

Wolves undefeated at Lyman tourney

A trio of dominant victories opened the Green River High School boys basketball season during the weekend. The boys traveled to Lyman for early season tournament action. The boys played hard,...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    December 6, 2017

Council approves stipends

Employees working for the city of Green River will receive a monetary thank you from the Green River City Council later this month. The council voted unanimously to approve a tiered stipend for...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    December 6, 2017

VFW sends packages to troops

Lines of empty boxes filled the room at the Fraternal Order of Eagles Sunday afternoon. The boxes, which would be filled with Girl Scout cookies, candy, Christmas cards, letters and a host of other...

 

Wyoming Delegation should oppose FCC

Dear Sen. John Barrasso, Sen. Mike Enzi and Rep. Liz Cheney: Wyoming’s delegation should not support the Federal Communication Commission’s proposed changes to rules commonly known as net neutrali...

 

Indoor track prepares for January

Head coach Dan Hansen is excited for the upcoming indoor track season at Green River High School. The program was on the chopping block earlier this year, along with the wrestling cheer program and...

 

Grapplers seek their 3rd state championship

The back-to-back state championship wrestling team seeks their third state title under a new coach. Head wrestling coach Josh Wisniewski said he's excited to take over the successful wrestling...

 

Duo signs to play softball

A pair of Sweetwater County softball players signed letters to play for Colorado Northwestern Community College next year. The two, Green River's Aaliyah Brady and Rock Springs' Maygen Stassinos...

 

30-year-old record broken

A middle school diving record set in 1987 was broken over the weekend by a seventh grader from Lincoln Middle School. Braxton Cordova earned a score of 156.95 in the five dives event during a swim...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 29, 2017

Interim chief named at GRPD

An interim police chief has been appointed in the GRPD and many will recognize him for the years of service he’s given to the police department and city. Tom Jarvie was recently sworn-in as the...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 29, 2017

New owner officially opens Allstate office Friday

Elysha Cook will be the new face and owner of the Allstate Insurance office at 351 Uinta Drive. Cook, an 18-year resident of Green River, officially opens her office Dec. 1 with a ribbon cutting hoste...

 

Too many shopping days

The first day was simply known as Black Friday, a day of early morning sales the Friday after Thanksgiving. The term “Black Friday” allegedly comes from a day noted for workers calling in sick...

 

Middle school swimmers gear up for season

While Monday was the official start of the winter sports season at Green River High School, high school students are not the only ones gearing up for a competitive season. Practices also started for...

 

Swimmer signs with UW

An All-State Lady Wolves swimmer intends to continue competing in the pool, signing on with the University of Wyoming's swim team. Avery Otto recently signed her letter of intent to compete for the...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    November 22, 2017

Cell ordinance moves ahead

An ordinance eight months in the making passed its first reading at the Green River City Council Tuesday night. The ordinance addresses issues regarding cellular communication towers within city limit...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    November 22, 2017

Lifeguard saves child at Rec. Center

A lifeguard's quick thinking and action is credited with preventing tragedy at the Green River Recreation Center Nov. 4. The lifeguard, Andrea Uhrig, was recognized by the Green River City Council...

 

Theater students host two plays Monday

Residents will have the opportunity to watch two one-act plays performed by Green River High School students Monday evening, giving them a glimpse at what the high school's theater students will...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 15, 2017

Jackson school will close

Jackson Elementary School will close. Members of the Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees voted 6-1 in favor of the elementary school’s closure Tuesday night, after additional...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 15, 2017

Resident amazed by GR support

A school bus driver who is known for her colorful hair and positive demeanor says she’s floored by the continual support from her coworkers and the community. Tiffany Herren was diagnosed with an ag...

 

County initiates ozone plan

A voluntary plan to help mitigate ozone levels in northern Sweetwater County was met with some resistance from one county commissioner, claiming the ozone amounts are fabricated numbers. The Ozone...

 

Runner eyes future at Central Wyo. College

When he signed up, Colton Minard wasn't a high school athlete, or even a student at Green River High School. "When we recruited Colton, he was running on the side of the road," GRHS cross country...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    November 8, 2017

GR artist allegedly snubbed

The recent unveiling of a statue of Kenny Sailors, inventor of basketball’s jump shot, at the Arena-Auditorium in Laramie has a few residents believing the university fouled on a beloved Green...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    November 8, 2017

Solid waste services privatized

With two votes, the Green River City Council effectively ended its solid waste division and contracted with Wyoming Waste Systems for its solid waste disposal. The Council voted unanimously to...

 

County may bill UP for fire costs

The county may bill the Union Pacific Railroad over costs associated with fighting a wildfire east of Rock Springs. Two weeks ago, the county fire department was dispatched to fight a fire near...

 

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