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Salary publication questioned

Castle Rock Hospital District will have to publish its positions and salaries in the county’s designated paper. In a heated discussion at the Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting Tuesday, Castle...

 

Helping a son with broken braces

It hadn’t even been a week; and already my son had his first braces injury, which left him with a couple of broken brackets and a cut lip. Of course this incident would have to happen right before...

 

Rocking Sweetwater County

A new craze is taking over the county and maybe even the state. No. It's not "Pokeman Go" or geocaching. It's something one must find, yet not even know they are looking for. They'll know it when...

 

No limitations

He was diagnosed at a young age. His mother, Sara Hamilton, noticed when Jimmy was around two years old that he wasn't developing the way he should. "He's my fourth child, so I knew he wasn't meeting...

 

Lady Wolves win and lose on the road

The Lady Wolves High School volleyball team traveled to take on two tough teams and came back with one win. On Thursday, the Lady Wolves took on power house Kelly Walsh and lost in three sets, 14-25,...

 

Swimmers win weekend meets

The Green River High School Lady Wolves swimming team finished first in both of its meets this past weekend. On Friday the Lady Wolves traveled to Rock Springs and shined at the meet. They not only br...

 

Child's joke published in book

Everyone likes to laugh, but not all jokes are funny. However, one Green River student's joke was so funny it will be published in a joke book. Evan Maser, 9, of Washington Elementary School was one...

 

Commissioner claims board was corrupted

Once again, the state of the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County came up during the Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting last week. During the commissioner’s comments portion of the meeting,...

 

Swimmers gain experience at weekend meets

The Green River High School Lady Wolves swimming team traveled to Laramie and Cheyenne this weekend and had varying results. During the Laramie Invite and Dual, the Lady Wolves struggled. “Friday...

 

Lady Wolves loses 1st conference game

The Green River Lady Wolves volleyball team took on their biggest rivals in their first conference game of the season. Each match was close and the momentum seemed to go back and forth between the...

 

Another new phase

Bring on the braces. My oldest son, Matthew, 7, got braces put on exactly two weeks ago. He was so excited to get them on and the place I took him to made it a wonderful experience. After his braces w...

 

One piece at a time

It may take him days to complete a 1,000-piece puzzle, but it's something he enjoys. For Roger Stamper, a self-proclaimed staunch Democrat, creating beautiful American-themed puzzles has become a...

 

Counseling service may get building

Representatives from Southwest Counseling Services will pursue acquiring a donated building to house psychiatric and telehealth services. During the Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting Tuesday mor...

 

We have colds already?

It has literally only been two weeks of school and I’m already sick. What gives? It’s like from the moment school starts until the day it ends someone in the family has a cold or worse, the flu....

 

Children enjoy last day of summer?

Many kids spent Labor Day enjoying one last day at one of Green River's many beautiful parks before heading back to school Tuesday. On Monday, kids from all over Sweetwater County were taking...

 

GR commemorative centerpiece program to honor service members

One women’s idea of creating centerpieces to honor service members, has started a new program. The American Legion Auxiliary Tom Whitmore Post 28 of Green River will launch a commemorative...

 

Defense and teamwork will be team's focus

Improving the team’s defense is going to key if the Green River High School Lady Wolves volleyball team wants to be competitive this season. “We have big goals. We have a very strong offense, but...

 

Lady Wolves start season strong

The Green River High School Lady Wolves Volleyball Team kicked off the season with several non conference wins. The Lady Wolves took home the tournament win in the Gold Championship Bracket at the...

 

Girls swim team set their sights on winning

Not only will the Lady Wolves Swimming team be setting team goals, but personal goals as well. “Our plans are to just keep working as a team,” head coach Colleen Seiloff said. Seiloff said the...

 

Swimmers continue to swim strong

This past week, the Green River High School Lady Wolves swimming team continued to perform well. The team took first on Thursday at the Lander/Jackson swim meet, third at the Green River swim meet on...

 

Former GR student helps NASA

It was an experience of a life time. Not only to be part of the 2017 solar eclipse, but to be a member of one of 55 teams selected from NASA to show the solar eclipse live. Gina Bestgen, a 2008 GRHS g...

 

Green River contestant receives scholarships

A Green River High School Student who decided to push herself out of her comfort zone, walked away with money for college. Kristen Morris, a senior, said she had never participated in a pageant or...

 

Swimmers qualify 7 for state swim meet

The Lady Wolves swimming team competed at two different meets and dominated many of the events. On Friday, the Lady Wolves headed to Lander for its relay event. "It's kind of a different format," head...

 

Assisted living facility opens in GR

It’s official. The Mission at Castle Rock Villa Assisted Living is now open to those who need assisted living. On Saturday, the Villa hosted an open house to allow residents and potential clients a...

 

Off to school they go

Monday was an exciting day at my house and not because of the eclipse. It was the first day of school for my children. This year, was a little different as I realized I would no longer be driving my...

 

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