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Castle Rock funds cut off

The Sweetwater County Commissioners will not sign a contract with Castle Rock Hospital District to provide the district with $81,000. During the Commissioners’ meeting Tuesday morning, the...

 

Students walk out at GRHS

About 35 students from Green River High School decided to join the nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence. With signs in hand, the students formed a small group outside of the high...

 

Musical hits the stage this week

Thespians, musicians and vocalists will hit the stage during the Green River High School's rendition of School of Rock. This musical is about an overly enthusiastic guitarist Dewey Finn, who is...

 

GR students qualify for nationals

The Green River High School Speech and Debate Team took first at districts and qualified 13 students to go to nationals. The WindRiver District Tournament took place in Rock Springs this weekend and...

 

Moving to achieve better balance

Simple movements are now being used to help one prevent themselves from falling. These movements are what Mary Grubb is now teaching seniors at the Golden Hour Senior Center on Mondays and Wednesdays...

 

GR Speech team takes 2nd at state

Second place wasn't what the Green River High School Speech and Debate Team expected to get at the state competition, but that's over and they are now focusing on districts. "They were disappointed. I...

 

The case of the soapy ceiling

What on earth is on the ceiling? That was the first thought that popped into my head as I looked at the ceiling in my son Matthew’s bedroom. I knew something was amiss because I heard a whole bunch...

 

City hosts Frostbite run, walk Saturday

Residents are encouraged to get out and face the cold to participate in the Frostbite run and walk. On Saturday, the city of Green River is hosting the Frostbite 5K, 10K and one-mile family fun run....

 

CDC receives more funds from county

In an effort to help the Sweetwater County Child Developmental Center cover its costs, it will receive $100,000 this year and be paid two times a year instead of once each year after. During the...

 

New chamber director hired

This time the new Chamber CEO’s position was filled by someone who was already working at the Green River Chamber of Commerce. Lisa Herrera, was announced as the new Chamber CEO, which is effective...

 

Crowd attends county hearing

It was standing room only at the Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting Tuesday morning when residents and organizational leaders from across the state let the Commissioners know how they felt about...

 

Phone photos lead to charges

A man who asked his girlfriend to send him photos is now facing two felony charges. Jacob Ariel Allen, 19, of Green River recently appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Richard Lavery for an...

 

Lady Wolves end b-ball season winless in 4A conference play

The Lady Wolves season ended in Jackson at the regional tournament when the team lost its first game. On Thursday the Green River High School Lady Wolves took on Natrona County and knew they had to wi...

 

Wildcard given to GR civics group

Students in the high school’s “We the People” program are trying to raise enough money to pay for a trip to Washington D.C., to compete on a national level. Erin Freeman, Green River High...

 

Seventeen picked for Green River state team

With the regular season behind them, the Green River High School Speech and Debate team will set its sights on state. This weekend, 17 students representing the GRHS Speech and Debate team will attend...

 

Speech and debate team takes 1st place at two meets

In a dominant fashion, the Green River High School Speech and Debate Team came home with two first-place trophies. The team recently traveled to Greybull and Worland to compete in a couple of smaller...

 

Lady Wolves end season with 2 losses

The Lady Wolves basketball team ended its regular season with two losses at home. This past weekend, the Green River High School Lady Wolves played Natrona County and lost 64-26. They also played and...

 

GR young authors receive awards

Several hundred Green River students submitted stories and poems in this year’s Young Authors Awards Competition. Fredrick Schwartz, Sweetwater County School District No. 2’s Young Authors...

 

Zumba Gold class keeps growing

Clapping and laughter filled the air as seniors moved along to the music. The Golden Hour Senior Center's Zumba Gold class continues to grow the longer it runs. At first, a small group would faithfull...

 

Ask, don't demand

The old adage, “You can catch more flies with honey than vinegar,” is something that still resonates with me. It’s also something I wish other people would remember when they are approaching me...

 

Security, detention officer position now open

After months of discussion between Sweetwater County Sheriff Mike Lowell and the Sweetwater County Board of County Commissioners, the Sheriff’s Department will start the process of hiring three...

 

Temporary shelter MOU approved

Portions of the Golden Hour Senior Center building will act as a temporary shelter for The Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center should they ever be faced with an emergency evacuation...

 

Political action is needed for change

Lately, it seems as though all the Wyoming Legislature wants to do is cut, cut, cut, while sitting on a pile of saved money. It’s one thing to cut because there’s no other choice, but it’s anoth...

 

Swimmers take 4th at state meet

The team may not have come home with a top three finish, but the coach is proud of what they accomplished this season. “(I) just want to say how proud I am to have coached this team. You are...

 

Lady Wolves take another loss

A season plagued with injuries is taking its toll on the Green River High School Lady Wolves basketball team. The Lady Wolves started off the non conference season with a few wins, but as soon as conf...

 

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