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 By Stephanie Thompson    City    May 24, 2017 

GR man will serve prison time

A Green River man who admitted to shooting another man will serve at least three years in prison. Ted G. Kalivas, 59, appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Richard Lavery at an sentencing...

 

Preschool graduation already!

As I watched my five-year-old son John walk down the isle with a smirk on his face, my heart fluttered. Yes. There he was in his red graduation cap and gown enjoying all the attention he was receiving...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    Sports    May 24, 2017 

Lady Wolves struggle at state tourney

State may not have went the way the Green River High School Lady Wolves soccer team wanted it to go, but they did gain experience. Head coach Tracy Wyant said she was confident and excited when the te...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    People    May 24, 2017 

Volunteers help with GR senior breakfast

Making sure the pancakes are fresh for those coming in the door is a priority for volunteer Ray Curtis. For the past 25 years, Curtis has been volunteering for the Golden Hour Senior Center's...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    People    May 24, 2017 

Decorating to celebrate life

A woman who was told she may have as little as three days to three years to live has decided to enjoy every minute of what time she has left. Carol Patterson Kelsey of Green River has been busy...

 

Innocence claimed in trafficking charge

A Rock Springs man accused of attempting to commit human trafficking claims he’s innocent. Guadalupe J. Chavez-Arellano, 53, appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Richard Lavery at an...

 

Lady Wolves: forget the past and focus on state

The Green River High School Lady Wolves soccer team will need to put their poor regional performance behind them and focus on their upcoming state games. It was almost like looking at a different...

 

Many women attend Mother's Day tea

A tea focused on celebrating mothers took place at the senior center Thursday. The tables were decorated in bright colors with flowers as center pieces. In front of each guest was a tea bag, dessert,...

 

Student named Presidential Scholar

A Green River High School student will join 160 other U.S. Presidential Scholars in Washington D.C., in June to receive a medallion and participate in numerous activities. Anna Harris, a senior at...

 

State young author awards given to county kids

By STEPHANIE THOMPSON People Editor Several Green River students brought home first place and honorable mention awards from the State Young Authors Competition. “The results for Green River are exce...

 

Water project impacts trees

It may have been a while since plans were formed to put in a new water line from Green River to Rock Springs, but the project is now underway. With construction starting, residents on Railroad...

 

Unknown soldier given a resting place

A soldier, whose remains were found near Green River in the 1980s was finally put to rest last Wednesday. According to Dana L. Pertermann, Western Wyoming Community College associate professor of...

 

Lady Wolves secure a state tourney spot

The Green River High School Lady Wolves Soccer team secured a spot at the state tournament when they clinched the second-seed spot in the Southwest 4A conference. Last weekend, the Lady Wolves finishe...

 

Local veterans receive medals

In a packed room, Korean War Veterans and their families gathered together to reflect on the war and to receive a peace medal. According to Doug Uhrig of the Wyoming Veterans Commission, the Korean...

 

Former VP sues hospital

The former senior vice president of Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County has filed a claim against the hospital claiming she’s entitled to a previously agreed upon severance package. Keri...

 

Weather impacts Lady Wolves' game

One word that could accurately describe Friday and Saturday’s soccer weather would be awful. It was snowing, windy and cold; and all three of these factors impacted how the Green River High School...

 

2017 distinguished citizen named

This award is given to a resident who is passionate about Green River. It’s given to someone who goes above and beyond though volunteering and supporting projects from behind the scenes to improve...

 

Appreciation shown for volunteers

The dining room was packed with volunteers enjoying a meal while listening to letters written about them. During the volunteer appreciation luncheon at the Golden Hour Senior Center Thursday,...

 

Troops attend Girl Scouts tea

The paper trails led the way for Girl Scouts and their mothers. Paper of various colors was spaced throughout the Golden Hour Senior Center Saturday afternoon and girls and their mothers were encourag...

 

GR man will serve jail time

A man who was accused of sexual intrusion and hitting the victim in the face will serve a year in jail. Austin W. Pacheco, 24, of Green River, recently appeared in the Third District Court of Judge...

 

GR students attend Earth Day event

Bus load after bus load of kids were dropped off at Expedition Island for the city's Earth Day celebration. Students from kindergarten through sixth grade hurried into the pavilion for a chance to...

 

Residents have fun at dance

About 100 residents recently attended a dinner and dance event at the senior center. Friday night the Golden Hour Senior Center's dining room was packed with residents ready to eat a delicious meal, w...

 

GR fourth graders turn into wax

The Jackson Elementary School gym was lined with students dressed like historical Wyoming figures. The fourth-grade students, who were portraying the historical figures, were not moving because they...

 

Girls breeze past RS

The Green River High School Lady Wolves Soccer team took a bite out of their biggest rivals for another win. On Saturday the Lady Wolves traveled to Rock Springs to take on the Lady Tigers. It was a...

 

Former CEO seeks nearly $600,000

The former CEO of Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County is suing the hospital and its board of trustees claiming he did not resign, but was terminated under an unlawful board. Gerald Klein filed the...

 

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