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Military invited to attend Marine Corps ball

The United States Marine Corps will celebrate its 242 birthday with a ball. On Nov. 11 the birthday ball celebration, which is hosted by the Marine Corps League LCPL Chance Phelps detachment No....

 

Truman named top school

Truman Elementary School was selected as one of 12 highest performing and most successful schools in Wyoming. This selection, was followed by a visit from Augenblick, Palaich and Associates (APA)....

 

Commissioners asked to challenge DEQ

A resident who claims a simple septic-system request has turned into a Department of Environmental Quality nightmare asked the Sweetwater County Commissioners to take on the DEQ for him. After a...

 

What's crawling on my face?

As I am laying in bed sleeping, I suddenly get the feeling that I should be awake for some reason. I lay there trying to decide if I am dreaming or if I do in fact feel something crawling on my face....

 

Sheriff's request tabled

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s request to go ahead with the process of hiring six people was tabled by the Sweetwater County Commissioners Tuesday. After a lengthy discussion, the Commissioners vot...

 

Enjoying the yearly Trunk or Treat

For eight years, I have participated in Green River URA/Main Street’s Trunk or Treat. The Trunk or Treat may have moved locations a few times, but it’s always been fun. It’s a chance for local b...

 

Two games, two losses for Lady Wolves

Despite having the home court advantage, the Green River Lady Wolves volleyball team lost both games this weekend. On Friday, the Lady Wolves celebrated senior night. It was a chance for them to show...

 

Swimmers ready for GR conference meet

The Green River Lady Wolves swimming team not only finished third, but picked up more state qualifiers. “They swam really well,” head coach Colleen Seiloff said. This weekend, the team traveled...

 

Trunk or Treat brings in the crowd

The line was long and the weather was cold, but about 1,100 kids still participated in this year's URA/Main Street Trunk or Treat. On Saturday, the wind blew and the temperatures were brisk, but that...

 

GR pumpkin patch is now open

Those looking for the perfect pumpkin to carve, bake or use as a Halloween decoration are sure to find one right in Green River. Once again, the Union Congregational United Church of Christ, located a...

 

Life-sized silhouettes represent lives

Each silhouette represents a life. One that has been lost to domestic violence. Sweetwater County has 11 of those silhouettes, nine woman and two children. These silhouettes are usually put out each...

 

GR students clean up along highway, in parks

Students from Expedition Academy braved the brisk temperatures Friday morning for their community service projects. Although the sun was out, the wind was cold as the students picked up trash along...

 

Online school works for student and family

For one 10-year-old Green River, completing her schooling online is something that seems to work. Tranquilla Button, a fifth-grade student at Wyoming Connections Academy, started the online program...

 

Library receives book honoring Wyoming Vietnam veterans

Sometimes all one has to do is ask. That’s how all of this started, Doug Uhrig, Wyoming Veterans Commission member and Commissioner for District No. 3, said, as he tapped the card-covered book in...

 

Going for the Senior Olympic gold

Green River's mayor brought home four gold medals and one silver medal after competing in the Senior Olympics. Pete Rust recently competed in the Wyoming Senior Olympics, which took place in Laramie...

 

Lady Wolves take 4th at Rock Springs meet

This past weekend, the Green River High School Lady Wolves swimming team set its sights on the Rock Springs meet. Prior to the meet, head coach Colleen Seiloff found out some of her swimmers would go...

 

Lady Wolves Volleyball team adds another win

The Green River High School Lady Wolves volleyball team took on their biggest rivals and came out on top. Last Wednesday, the Lady Wolves traveled to Rock Springs to take on the Lady Tigers at a...

 

County's Carnegie Library discussed

What to do with the Carnegie Library was something the Sweetwater County Commissioners discussed last week. During the commissioners’ meeting last week, they spoke with a representative from...

 

Former board members defended

A former Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County board member called out the Sweetwater County Commission about a comment one of the commissioners made during a meeting last month.  During the meeting...

 

Triplett loses court appeal

A man who pleaded no contest to multiple charges related to the death of his infant daughter has lost his appeal when he failed to file a brief in time. Jacob Anthony Triplett, 29, of Rock Springs, wa...

 

UPDATE: Maestas will NOT go to trial

Update: George Maestas appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Nena James this morning, Friday, Oct. 6, and changed his plea to no contest on all three charges. For complete details on the heari...

 

GRHS Swimmers do well at weekend duals

This weekend the Green River High School Lady Wolves swimming team hosted two duals. Head coach Colleen Seiloff said on Friday the team swam against Jackson, Cheyenne East and Cheyenne Central. The...

 

Lady Wolves add 2 wins to season

The Green River Lady Wolves volleyball team continues to improve its defense with every game. This past week, the Lady Wolves took on Evanston, Jackson and Laramie. They won their games against Evanst...

 

Macrame chairs at center: seniors learn a new art

Each week, seniors gather in the craft room to socialize and work on macrame chairs. On Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, seniors meet at the Golden Hour Senior Center to work on their macrame chairs....

 

Service leads to world travel 

One Green River resident has decided to experience life on the seas for a while. After graduating in May of 2014, Green River High School student Joshua Shafe decided to join the United States Navy. P...

 

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