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Varsity debaters host tournament

The Green River speech and debate novice team gained competition experience, while varsity learned how to host a tournament. The Green River High School Speech and Debate varsity team had a break from...

 

Swimmers take 1st at home meet

The Green River Wolves did well at their home pool by taking top honors at the first regular meet of the season. "I think they showed some strong swims. I was pleased with the way they swam," head coa...

 

Girls earn 3 wins at Flaming Gorge Classic

The Lady Wolves had the home-court advantage this weekend during the Flaming Gorge Classic and they made the best of it. The Green River Lady Wolves played four games. The first was against Thunder...

 

Commissioners approve juvenile probation position

Despite the numbers not adding up, the Sweetwater County Commissioners approved a motion to restaff a clerical position in Juvenile Probation. With a four-one vote, the motion to restaff the position...

 

Virtual academy works for one Green River student

The virtual academy online school is allowing one junior to move at his pace and compete in martial arts. For Green River resident Timothy Radosevich, a traditional school setting wasn't going to...

 

Christmas story told in figurines

For Christians, nothing symbolizes to the true meaning of Christmas more than a nativity scene. Knowing this, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and parish council member, Dick Fischer, wanted to b...

 

Wolves finish 3rd at Gillette meet

The Green River High School Wolves swimming and diving team kicked off their season at a relay and pentathlon competition. “They did really well. I was pretty excited,” head coach Colleen Seiloff...

 

Lady Wolves win 2, lose 1 at Lyman tournament

The Green River High School Lady Wolves kicked off the season by traveling to Lyman for its tournament this past weekend. On Friday, the Lady Wolves grabbed their first win of the season in a...

 

Riders enjoy weather while delivering mail

It was a beautiful sun-filled morning for the annual Christmas card ride. Both the horses and their riders enjoyed nice temperatures and a near windless morning. "This had to have been one of the...

 

Airport name change proposed

Deciding whether or not to change the airport’s name to something more regional was a topic of discussion the Sweetwater County Commissioners weren’t ready to make a decision on just yet. During...

 

Train derails in GR Monday

On Monday morning, while temperatures were in the 20s, eight cars derailed in the Green River yard. Kristen South, Union Pacific Railroad media relations director for the Wyoming area, said at about...

 

Gas leak diverts traffic on Uinta

Around noon last Thursday, traffic on Uinta Drive was diverted and two businesses were evacuated after a contractor hit a gas line. According to Darren Shepherd, Dominion Energy Wyoming spokesman, a...

 

Children enjoy building cars

Children not only created cardboard cars with their families, but they may have created lasting memories too. Last Wednesday, children from both Green River and Rock Springs Headstart met at the Rock...

 

GR family copes with diagnosis

Oct. 5, 2017, will forever be engraved in the Johnson family's minds as the day their lives changed. Ashley Johnson said it was on that day when they found out her youngest son, James, 2, has...

 

Many attend Christmas Craft Fair

The parking lot was full of vacant cars, while Christmas Craft goers were busy going from room to room to look at unique gifts. On Saturday, the Golden Hour Senior Center hosted its annual Christmas...

 

Lady Wolves set their sights on a new season

With a little less than a week's worth of practice under their belts, the Green River High School Lady Wolves basketball team is looking forward to their first game. Head coach Rick Carroll said the...

 

Tree removal addressed

The dead trees on Little Mountain have been a concern for one Sweetwater County Commissioner for a long time, but now the whole board is ready to address the issue. During a recent Sweetwater County...

 

Airport reports increased numbers

The Rock Springs/Sweetwater County Airport’s passenger numbers are up and the manager is hoping this trend will continue. During a recent Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting, airport manager Dev...

 

An unexpected day off

Be careful what you wish for. We’ve all heard this phrase. It’s a cautionary phrase that for me I never thought much of until this week. On Sunday, as the long weekend was wrapping up I sort of wi...

 

Christmas craft fair set 

With at least 35 craft vendors signed up to attend, the Golden Hour Senior Center’s Annual Christmas Craft Fair is an event residents will want to attend. Acting activities coordinator Kathy...

 

Thankful for memories

Each year, around this time, it’s customary for one to feel the need to profess what they are thankful for. Yes. It’s Thanksgiving. For me, I am not only thankful for my faith, family and...

 

Employees to receive incentive

Sweetwater County’s full-time employees will have something extra to be thankful for this Thanksgiving since the commissioners approved a one-time incentive. The commissioners voted Tuesday morning...

 

GR team comes home with trophy

The Green River High School Speech and Debate team came home with its first, first-place trophy and is hoping to obtain more this season. The team recently traveled to Riverton to compete in its...

 

Sharing stories of the USAF life

During the Monroe Intermediate School’s program on Friday, a local veteran shared with those in attendance what life was like in the Air Force. Mary Johnson, retired United States Air Force Capt., s...

 

Is pumpkin spice season over?

Is pumpkin spice season, also known as fall, over yet? Yes. It’s almost as if during the past few years, the flavor has taken over the autumn. It’s no longer about the leaves turning color. Nope....

 

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