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 By Staff Report    Sports    December 13, 2017 

Wrestlers take 4th in Evanston

The Green River High School wrestling team took to the mat for the first time over the weekend. The Wolves competed in an invitational tournament in Evanston, earning a fourth-place finish with 149...

 

Alleged mule deer poacher caught

A hunter alleged to have shot a mule deer south of Pinedale illegally was caught by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. The hunter, not named in a released issued by the WGFD, allegedly killed a buck mule deer Nov. 12. The mule deer season closed...

 

Firefighters take on 2nd Tipton fire

Sweetwater County firefighters took on a second fire near Tipton early Tuesday morning. According to Sweetwater County Fire Warden Mike Bournazian, the fire was reported by a nearby Union Pacific train, as well as travellers along Interstate 80....

 

$1,000 burbot raffle returns

Fishermen are going after those invasive burbot and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Green River office has received its first fish tagged with a pink burbot raffle tag. The tags, colored pink, are part of a popular Fontenelle Burbot Raffle...

 

Wyo. Game and Fish plans grizzly bear talks

Green River residents will have a chance to talk with representatives from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department Nov. 29 about what they would like to learn and know about grizzly bears. The meeting will be part of a state-wide effort from the...

 

Wrestlers earn triple crown

(Editor’s Note: The following results were recently provided to the Green River Star by a representative of the Green River Grapplers. Some wrestlers’ results were listed as unknown and were not omitted in the following list.) The Green River...

 

Runners fare well in Rock Springs

The Wolves continued to post improved times during a meet in neighboring Rock Springs. The Wolves ran at the White Mountain Golf Course north of Rock Springs, enjoying a sunny and cool day on the course. Brayden Kovick and Marcos Valerio placed in...

 

Former resident arrested in Montana

A former Green River resident on the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office most wanted list was arrested in Montana for probation revocation on original charges of conspiracy to commit aggravated kidnapping and conspiracy to commit felony theft. The...

 
 By Staff Report    City    August 30, 2017

More work planned in GR, Little America

Residents will see more sixth-penny tax work going on throughout Green River. According to a media release from the city, the intersection of Hitching Post Drive and Shoshone Avenue will close Sept. 5 for the next phase of construction work on Hitchi...

 
 By Staff Report    County    August 16, 2017

Eclipse party planned at events complex

Residents will have a chance to learn about the solar eclipse Monday morning during a party hosted by the Sweetwater County Travel and Tourism Board. Party Near the Eclipse takes place at the Sweetwater County Events Complex from 8:30-11:30 a.m. The...

 
 By Staff Report    City    August 9, 2017

New chamber CEO hired

A new CEO for the Green River Chamber of Commerce will start working Monday according to a media release from the chamber. Irene Parsons was recently hired to replace Rebecca Eusek, who left the position for a job with the Wyoming Business Council....

 
 By Staff Report    County    July 26, 2017

Brush fire contained

A fire at Little Bitter Creek Road has been contained after burning about 30 acres of land southwest of Rock Springs. According to a media release from the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office, the cause of the day-long fire is under investigation...

 
 By Staff Report    News    July 26, 2017

Bid for governor's office announced

Despite the 2018 primary election being more than a year away, a Sheridan man has already announced his intent to run for Wyoming’s highest office. Bill Dahlin announced his candidacy in a media release sent Tuesday evening. Dahlin created the...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    July 26, 2017

GR's Taylor earns 4th win of his racing season

Zac Taylor was on a mission July 15 at I-76 Speedway in Fort Morgan, Colo., where he dominated to score his fourth win of the season. Taylor won his heat race after starting fourth to open the night. He then led every lap and at times had over half...

 
 By Staff Report    County    July 12, 2017

Lightning strike, fire reported west of RS

A fire set off by a lightning strike caused a power outage in the Purple Sage area west of Rock Springs Monday morning. Sweetwater County deputy sheriffs and firefighters were advised of a power pole on fire early Monday morning, resulting in a...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    June 28, 2017

TV hunter sentenced for poaching

A reality television star recently plead guilty to poaching charges, which resulted in his hunting privileges being revoked for two years, a suspended jail sentence, one and a half years of probation and a $23,000 fine. Billy A. Busbice Jr. of Olla,...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    June 28, 2017

Cheer, golf coaches hired at GRHS

Two new coaches were hired to head up the golf and cheer programs at Green River High School, according to information sent by Anthony Beardsley, athletics director for Sweetwater County School District No. 2. Karly Eyre was selected to be the new...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    June 14, 2017

Utah Jazz hosts basketball clinic

Green River’s kids have a chance to up their basketball game under tutelage from a former Utah Jazz player Thursday. The Green River Parks and Recreation Department will host the free basketball clinic hosted by Bryon Russell at the Green River...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    June 7, 2017

Competition heats up at speedway

Racing came hard and fast at Sweetwater Speedway during the Memorial Day Weekend. The first races of the year brought racers and fans from Utah, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Colorado and Wyoming together for three days of racing. Starting the show May...

 
 By Staff Report    County    May 24, 2017

10 Green River residents arrested in meth bust

Ten Green River residents were arrested as part of an methamphetamine ring investigation throughout Southwest Wyoming and Utah. According to a release from the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office, the investigation focused on a Green River-based...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    May 24, 2017

Racer wins 1st 2017 event

Green River’s Zac Taylor recorded his first 2017 win in Colorado May 13. Racing at the El Paso County Raceway in his family-owned 305ci winged sprint car, he ended the night on top in that division. He also competed in the midget car division to a...

 
 By Staff Report    City    May 10, 2017

Person harms self at District Court hearing

An unidentified inmate of the Sweetwater County Detention Center attempted to harm himself during a court hearing in Green River Friday morning. According to a media release from the sheriff’s office, the incident occurred in Judge Nena James’...

 
 By Staff Report    People    May 10, 2017

Police department plans junior academy

County residents between the ages of 12 and 17 have a chance to see how the Green River Police Department operates. The department will host its Junior Citizen’s Academy June 6-9 from 8 a.m., to 5 p.m., and will accept applications to the academy...

 
 By Staff Report    News    April 26, 2017

Daggett County Sheriff resigns from office

Daggett County Sheriff Jerry Jorgensen resigned from his post Sunday after an investigation into allegations of prisoner mistreatment at the Daggett County Jail. According to a media release from the Daggett County Sheriff’s Office, Jorgensen’s r...

 
 By Staff Report    People    April 26, 2017

Students fare well at state art symposium

Staff Report Green River High School art teachers Denise Mosley, Shane Steiss and Sonja Higgins are impressed with how their students did at the Wyoming High School State Art Symposium. “We had another great year with some talented artists who took...

 

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