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 By Lillian Palmer    City    June 22, 2016

City passes $30m budget

The city council finalized Green River’s 2016-2017 fiscal year city budget Tuesday. The budget comes to about $30 million, which is about a $2 million cut from last year’s budget. “Overall,...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    County    June 22, 2016

Caution urged around high, fast river waters

Fast-moving water flowing along the Green River is a reason to be cautious during Flaming Gorge Days. Due to high runoff levels, precipitation and releases from the Fontenelle Reservoir, the Green...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    Sports    June 22, 2016

Bombshells wreck Cody team

Revenge was in the air at the Rock Springs Family Recreation Center Saturday as the Bittersweet Bombshells defeat Cody's Heart Mountain Wreck on Wheels 148-79. The Wreck on Wheels are no stranger to...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    Sports    June 15, 2016

Wrestlers compete in Colo.

Green River wrestlers dominated in recent off season duels they competed in. Green River High School wrestlers traveled to Paonia, Colo. this weekend to compete against some tough competition, head...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    City    June 15, 2016

Seniors will pay more rec fees

Recreation fees will be going up, along with city utility fees. While not many fees have changed for Green River residents, there were some small consensus decisions made. During the presentation for...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    City    June 15, 2016

Reservoir completion delayed due to weather

Spring weather has delayed reservoir construction near Green River. The raw water reservoir project was initially planned to be a 17-month project, has been under construction for more than a year. Th...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    Sports    June 8, 2016

Bittersweet Bombshells win 1st bout

A new season of roller derby opened up Saturday, with the Bittersweet Bombshells taking on a team from Denver. The home team played against a Colorado team for the first time in the team's history....

 
 By Lillian Palmer    Opinion    June 8, 2016

Tasty Scotcheroo bars make sweet treats and memories

The pages of my mom's cookbook from the 1970s are soft and well worn with the stain of age and buttery fingers. The spine and faded green cover are taped together to keep the book intact. The many...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    City    June 8, 2016

City will use reserve funding

The Green River City Council made it evident they value community programs at Tuesday’s city council meeting. In order to give city staff some direction for the finalization of the city budget set...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    County    June 8, 2016

Barney seeks election to county

Green River City Councilman Ted Barney's life-changing, mind-opening experience happened many years ago when he made the decision to go on a high school trip to Paris and London. "It was the best...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    City    June 1, 2016

Utility rates will increase in GR

Utility rates in Green River will not decrease. A utility rate study conducted by NewGen will not have solid estimates of what the rates may look like in the future, but rates will increase. The recom...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    City    June 1, 2016

New restaurant opens in GR

Grace doesn't want her restaurant to look like a restaurant. She wants it to look like home. She wants her guests to be at "home" in her home, she said. Grace Yeager opened the doors to her new...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    People    June 1, 2016

District No 2. educator retires, his legacy lives on

A less formally-dressed Dennis Freeman sported his University of Wyoming Alumni T-shirt Thursday, instead of his usual suit and tie attire. The halls were devoid of students while Freeman, assistant p...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    Sports    May 25, 2016

Lady Wolves' soccer season ends before state

The Green River varsity girls soccer team won’t be going to state this year. The girls had trouble scoring in their last few games of the season. The fire they built in the first half of the season...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    Sports    May 25, 2016

Record-holding cross country runner passes through GR

"Wyoming is the wild west," Bjorn Suneson said Saturday evening. Suneson, a 68-year-old Swedish runner, was taking refuge from the heavy rains in the Dusty Trails Café at Point of Rocks, passing...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    Sports    May 25, 2016

Karate action in GR

The parking lot was packed, not a space available at the Green River Recreation Center Saturday. Walking through the doors of the recreation center, kids and adults were all wearing karate gis,...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    City    May 25, 2016

Baxter wants to give back to Green River

Longtime Green River resident Richard Baxter has filed to run for city council in Ward I. Baxter has lived in Green River for 29 years, works at Little America and is a Green River High School...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    Opinion    May 25, 2016

Remembering karate classes in GR

Attending the Western Wyoming Karate Tournament this weekend was a familiar sight to me. I even donned my 2005 tournament T-shirt for the occasion. It has been many years since I laid eyes on the...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    People    May 18, 2016

Daisy Scouts learn first aid

Little girls huddled close together, learning about first aid. It was a learning experience for the daisy troop, listening to what Green River's emergency medical technician Becky Acord had to say....

 
 By Lillian Palmer    City    May 18, 2016

City moves gas line in police dept.

A natural gas line will add an additional $3,500 to the construction costs for the police department’s indoor shooting range. The line is just beyond the shooting range, between the firing line and...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    People    May 18, 2016

A hot meal delivers more than food

By LILLIAN PALMER Staff Writer Every weekday morning, just before 11, 57 year-old volunteer Alphonso Gardea, or Poncho as many know him, makes his way to Golden Hour Senior Center. He packs up the...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    People    May 11, 2016

Track stars of tomorrow hone their skills today

On weekday afternoons, about 62 Lincoln Middle School students can be seen on the track field, running, hurtling, jumping. Their faces exert concentration and sweat. They are all trying to meet...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    Opinion    May 11, 2016

We are creatures of warmth

The warm sun permeates the air, trees sprout the beginning of green buds and light pink blossoms. Like hibernating bears waking from our winter slumber, we emerge from our homes and look out onto our...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    City    May 11, 2016

City sees some storm flooding

Torrential rain, hail and snow hit Green River Friday evening and continued throughout the night. The downpour of rain and hail affected some regions of Green River more than other. Effects on higher...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    City    May 11, 2016

The couple with the golden ticket

It was a normal, average day for the Salas family. Eddie mowed the grass, and the family enjoyed dinner on their porch. Eddie and his wife Danielle discussed things they'd like to fix around the...

 

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