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 By David Martin    City    April 18, 2018 

City sells Lincoln tracts

The city is $100,000 richer after selling two tracts of land from the former Lincoln High School Tuesday night. The land was sold to New Peak Construction through a unanimous Council vote, with Gary...

 By David Martin    Sports    April 18, 2018 

New football coach hired

Green River High School’s football program recruited a head coach with nearly 30 years of experience under his belt. Athletics director Tony Beardsley announced the district selected Marty Wrage to...

 By David Martin    Sports    April 18, 2018 

Boys' soccer continues to shine at home

The Green River High School boys soccer team showed they're a force to be reckoned with on the field, earning two more victories and battling a team to a tie during the past week. The Wolves scored a...

 By DAVID MARTIN    Sports    April 11, 2018

Boys take GR tournament

Todd Malonek would have been proud. The Green River High School boys soccer team won the memorial tournament named for the Wolves' assistant coach, defeating Worland at the end of the tournament. The...

 By DAVID MARTIN    Opinion    April 11, 2018

End of a 23-year-long trail

Ask adults of a certain age what they remember most of their elementary school keyboarding class and they’ll likely say something about playing “The Oregon Trail.” The video game was a staple...

 By DAVID MARTIN    City    April 11, 2018

City admin gets big raise

Green River’s city administrator started receiving a bigger paycheck after his contract was renewed by the Green River City Council last month. According to the two contracts, Clevenger now makes... Full story

 By DAVID MARTIN    City    April 11, 2018

New wing at LMS completed

Sixth-grade students attending Lincoln Middle School next year will be learning in a cutting-edge environment. The Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees hosted an open house for... Full story

 By DAVID MARTIN    City    April 11, 2018

District approved for new bus

A last-minute approval by the Wyoming Department of Education allows Sweetwater County School District No. 2 the chance to purchase a special needs bus and may help other school districts with... Full story

 By David Martin    County    April 4, 2018

Director resigns from center

The Sweetwater Combined Communications Center lost its director Thursday. Robin Etienne resigned from his position at 8 a.m. Thursday. No reason was given for the resignation. The joint powers board o...

 By David Martin    City    April 4, 2018

GR resident wins store contest

“I haven’t won anything in my entire life,” a surprised Tom James said after the shock subsided. Tom, a Green River resident, was shocked when friends, family and coworkers helped surprise him...

 By David Martin    County    April 4, 2018

Senate candidate visits county

Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Gary Trauner visited Sweetwater County earlier this week, his visit culminating in what he dubbed a "listening session" with residents to talk about their...

 By DAVID MARTIN    Sports    March 28, 2018

Boys getting back in gear

A 1-3 start to the season isn't what the boys soccer team was looking to start their season with, but they're powering ahead regardless and looking forward to the soccer season. Following a defeat...

 By DAVID MARTIN    Sports    March 28, 2018

GRHS makes gains in track and field

Finally stepping out after the winter sports season, the Green River High School track team are focusing on self improvement this season. Head coach Dan Hansen said he’s excited for the upcoming...

 By DAVID MARTIN    People    March 28, 2018

Doll makes debut at GR library

Her name is Samantha and lived in New York in 1904. Samantha is the fourth American Girl doll on loan in the Sweetwater County Library's collection, joining Kaya, Kit and Josephina. The American Girl...

 By DAVID MARTIN    People    March 28, 2018

Library volunteer group forms in Green River

Micki Gilmore wants to help the library she’s loved and worked at. Gilmore was a librarian at the Sweetwater County Library in Green River and was instrumental in developing a number of beloved libr...

 By DAVID MARTIN    City    March 28, 2018

Mayor plans re-election campaign

Pete Rust announced he plans to seek a second term as Green River’s mayor Tuesday afternoon. Rust said he wants to see some of the work started during his term through to the end, believing that...

 By David Martin    City    March 21, 2018

Gordon makes GR campaign stop

Stopping off in Green River as part of a state tour to promote his gubernatorial campaign, Wyoming State Treasurer Mark Gordon hosted a meet and greet Tuesday afternoon at the Sweetwater County Librar...

 By David Martin    City    March 21, 2018

Lincoln development questioned

The Green River City Council debated if it should reject a bid award for Tracts B and C of the former Lincoln High School property and rebid the land. According to Laura Leigh, director of community...

 By David Martin    People    March 21, 2018

GRHS senior named scholarship finalist

One Green River High School student is on track to receive one of the most prestigious scholarships available to seniors. Victoria Allen was recently named a finalist for the National Merit...

 By David Martin    Sports    March 21, 2018

Wolves see rough season start

The season didn't start the way the Green River High School boys soccer team wanted, but the season is young and head coach Chris Bieber expects the team to improve once players get back into their fa...

 By DAVID MARTIN    People    March 14, 2018

Students earn break after major fundraiser

The annual Make-A-Wish fundraiser is over for another year, but for Green River High School Student Council Sponsor Amanda Santhuff, she is sad it has ended. “Personally, I love the two hectically b...

 By DAVID MARTIN    County    March 14, 2018

Final destination

Since October, the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office has accumulated a stockpile of drugs from 19 felony drug arrests made within the county. The stockpile, which consists of 1,138.44 pounds of...

 By DAVID MARTIN    Opinion    March 14, 2018

Games are not the issue

I like to play video games. In fact, they are my go-to source of entertainment. While I tend to enjoy arcade games like “Donkey Kong,” “Pac-man” and “Street Fighter II,” my tastes also...

 By DAVID MARTIN    Sports    March 14, 2018

Coming home with a state title

Hard work and dedication paid off for the Green River High School cheerleaders. The team took the state title in non-stunt last week and finished third in all-girl cheer. The high school dance team...

 By DAVID MARTIN    City    March 14, 2018

Funding debate continues

The standoff between the House and the Senate within the Wyoming Legislature has helped curb potential cuts proposed to education spending, however a final estimate as to how much funding for schools...


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