Green River Star -

 

Articles written by Stephanie Thompson

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 579

 By Stephanie Thompson    City    March 22, 2017 

Communication under review in murder case

Phone conversations and video visits between a wife and her husband, who is in jail, can be used in court. Jacob Anglesey, 35, a Green River Police officer accused of murdering a two-year-old boy,...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    People    March 22, 2017 

Fun had at scavenger hunt

Seniors at the Golden Hour Senior Center were trying their luck of the Irish during a St. Patrick's Day scavenger hunt. Last Thursday, seniors who wanted to participate in the hunt were given a list...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    People    March 22, 2017 

Twelve kids qualify for nationals

The Green River High School Speech and Debate Team took all the sweepstakes awards available at the district tournament. The team not only took the overall sweepstakes award, but speech, debate and Co...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    People    March 22, 2017 

Community supports family through donations

A community continues to rally around the family impacted by a tragic accident. With the deaths of two Green River residents, who were hit after a vehicle drove through their house, residents are tryi...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    City    March 15, 2017

Woman fought for change in mutilation law

A Green River woman said she’s finally able to start the grieving process after her brother was murdered and dismembered. Jennifer Stone was willing to open up about her brother Phillip Brewer’s m...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    City    March 15, 2017

Rates will probably rise in GR

It’s likely Green River residents will see an increase of $5 to $10, or even more, for the trash collection services provided by the city. At the Green River City Council workshop Tuesday night,...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    Opinion    March 15, 2017

Yum! Green eggs and ham

One doesn’t have to wait until Dr. Seuss’ birthday to have green eggs and ham. Last week, the preschool my youngest son, John, 4, attends was hosting a Dr. Seuss event. This event was not only...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    People    March 15, 2017

Program to help feed senior citizens' pets

Sometimes finding a way to feed a senior’s pet is a way for the senior to feed themselves. The Golden Hour Senior Center is partnering with AARP, Deer Trail and the Young at Heart Senior Center for...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    People    March 15, 2017

Speech brings home state title

The Green River High School Speech and Debate Team took first at State this weekend. In the 4A Division, Green River took first place with 62 points, Cheyenne East came in second and Rock Springs...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    County    March 8, 2017

Free haircuts help families

It only takes a few snips of a scissors or passes with a clippers to make a big difference in one’s appearance. Last week, Green River and Rock Springs Head Start students received free hair cuts...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    Sports    March 8, 2017

Loss to Lady Red Devils ends season

The Green River High School Lady Wolves Basketball team's last game of the year was their first and only game at regionals last week. The team ended their season 10-12, with a loss to the Lady Red...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    People    March 8, 2017

Dressed up to learn about rhymes

It was as if characters from Dr. Seuss' books came to life and were living at the Sweetwater County Child Developmental Center last Thursday. From characters like Cindy Lou Who, the Cat in the Hat,...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    People    March 8, 2017

State speech, debate squad picked

Fifteen Green River High School Speech and Debate team members were selected by the coaches to represent the team at state this week. The Wolves will have home-turf advantage since the tournament is...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    People    March 8, 2017

Teams ends regular season on strong note

The Green River High School Speech and Debate Team wrapped up its regular-season with another first-place finish. This past weekend the team traveled to Worland and came out on top. Green River took...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    City    March 1, 2017

Snow removal continues in GR

It's been about a week since 20 inches of snow dumped on Green River and the city is still trying to dig the community out. Streets supervisor Randy Koloff said this past Thursday and Friday were...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    Opinion    March 1, 2017

A few hours stuck on I-80

Snowfall last Thursday made for an unusual day for residents of Sweetwater County. Snow accumulation and terrible road conditions were anything but typical. Since I drive back and forth between Green...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    Sports    March 1, 2017

Girls lose 2 on the road

It was another rough weekend for the Green River High School Lady Wolves basketball team. The Lady Wolves played their last two regular-season conference games and lost both of them, taking them to...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    People    March 1, 2017

Team gets ready for final tourney

The Green River High School Speech and Debate Team is preparing for its final regular-season tournament. This past weekend the team was scheduled to attend the Greybull Tournament, but due to weather...

 
 By STEPHANIE THOMPSON    News    February 22, 2017

Tronox to sell GR business

Tronox announced its intent to sell its Green River Alkali business in order to purchase another business. According to a press release dated Feb. 21, 2017, which was on the company’s website...

 
 By StEPHANIE THOMPSON    County    February 22, 2017

Two more added to hospital board

Two more community members were appointed to serve on the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County’s Board. During the Sweetwater County Commissioners Tuesday morning meeting, the board appointed...

 
 By STEPHANIE THOMPSON    People    February 22, 2017

Volunteers needed to deliver meals

Each day, homebound senior citizens receive a home cooked meal at their door. These meals are brought by volunteers of the Meals on Wheels program at the Golden Hour Senior Center. Melynda Lenling,...

 
 By STEPHANIE THOMPSON    People    February 22, 2017

GR raises about $31,000 for wishes

More than $60,000 was raised in Sweetwater County for the Make-A-Wish foundation. During the past two weeks, both the Green River and Rock Springs communities were busy raising as much money as it cou...

 
 By STEPHANIE THOMPSON    People    February 22, 2017

Speech team grabs another 1st-place trophy

Another trip equals another first-place trophy for the Green River High School Speech and Debate team. This past weekend, the team traveled to Rawlins and came away with a first-place with 187...

 
 By STEPHANIE THOMPSON    Sports    February 22, 2017

Lady Wolves tame Lady Tigers in Rock Springs

It was a battle back and forth from the beginning of the game until the end for the Green River High School Lady Wolves basketball team, but they held on for the win. On Thursday, the Lady Wolves...

 
 By STEPHANIE THOMPSON    Opinion    February 22, 2017

When the hurricane hit my house

Just when it seems like there is finally a calm in my house, another storm seems to hit. This time the storm hit in a different way. Unlike other storms, this one was caused by my two, sweet, innocent...

 

Page Down