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 By Stephanie Thompson    City    April 18, 2018 

Castle Rock mends fences

The Sweetwater County Commissioners and members of the Castle Rock Hospital District board decided to put the past behind them and move forward. During the Commissioners meeting Tuesday afternoon,...

 

Sheriff will need to find a way to balance the budget

It’s up to Sweetwater County Sheriff Mike Lowell to balance his budget and determine if he needs to ask for a budget amendment. During the Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting Tuesday morning,...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    City    April 18, 2018 

Abuse charges filed

A Green River man accused of excessively spanking his stepchild with the belt was charged with felony child abuse. Joshua Gautreaux, 29, appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Richard Lavery...

 

Pass the bookworm around

Yes. I can fully admit I was and still am a bookworm. Growing up, my family used to tease me because I was usually found with a book in my hand. Whether it be on the couch while everyone else was...

 

Lady Wolves continue to struggle

The Green River Lady Wolves soccer team had a tough weekend on the east side of the state and came home with two more losses. On Friday, the Lady Wolves took on Natrona County and lost in double...

 

Kids burn energy indoors

During Kids in Motion, the biggest task a child may have is trying to decide what to do first. With toys, blocks, balls, wedge mats, a trampoline, tumble track balance beam and more, it's tough for a...

 

Students invited to drama boot camp

Those who want to learn the ins and outs of theater will want to sign up for Green River’s drama boot camp. Green River High School’s theater students are hosting a one-day drama boot camp this...

 

Volunteers honored at luncheon

More than 80 volunteers were honored at the Golden Hour Senior Center Friday during a luncheon. Every year, the GHSC takes time to honor those who help the center out by volunteering their time to del...

 

Toddler time enjoyed by attendees

Children, parents and grandparents were all enjoying the Sweetwater County Library's toddler time. On Monday morning, all gathered around youth services librarian Becky Iwen to "Shake Your Sillies...

 

Students selected for girls state

Two Green River High School juniors were selected to participate in the American Legion Auxiliary Wyoming Girls State. Mary Harris and Abby Alcorn both submitted applications to the American Legion...

 

Pet food donations needed for food bank

Once again, Green River Animal Control is hosting a pet food drive for the Green River Food Bank. Animal control officer Kim Wilkins said, this is about the fourth year in a row they have hosted the...

 

Lady Wolves rebound in tournament

The Green River Lady Wolves soccer team traveled to Worland for its tournament last weekend and came home with three wins and one loss. The Lady Wolves finished the tournament in ninth place out of...

 

Artwork discussed for center

What artwork placed on the walls at the new Sweetwater County Justice Center will be left up to the departments moving into it. During the Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting, Commissioner Wally...

 

Sheriff's budget questioned

During the Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting, Sheriff Mike Lowell’s budget came under some scrutiny. The Commissioners are requesting a meeting with Sheriff Lowell to discuss the projected...

 

A forgotten story about a important visit

Each year, I get the pleasure of getting dusty and sifting through books upon books of old newspapers in search of interesting historical stories. For me, this is one of the perks of the job. Each...

 

Girls prepare for tournament

Last Tuesday, the Lady Wolves soccer team pulled off its first non-conference win against the Evanston Lady Red Devils. "The losing streak's over," head coach Tracy Wyant said she heard her Lady...

 

Many attend fundraising event

With the parking lot at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center full, residents had no choice but to park along Highway 30 to attend the annual Easter Carnival. For the fourth year in a row, CRRC hosted an...

 

Easter carnival brings kids out

Easter decorations were placed throughout Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center to get residents and children alike in the mood for the Easter Carnival. Children and their parents were bustling around...

 

Lady Wolves debut defensive team

Finding the right lineup and getting into a rhythm is something the Green River High School Lady Wolves soccer team will work on this season. “We’re more of a defensive team, than an offensive...

 

Girls defeat Evanston

The Lady Wolves soccer team have had a rough start to the season, but that's something that should change as the season progresses what they showed Green River fans last night. The Green River High Sc...

 

Senior sewing class starts new project

Focusing on new humanitarian projects is something the sewing group at the Golden Hour Senior Center makes a priority. Every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., including a break for lunch, the sewing...

 

Students use beat buckets to make music

Tap, tap, tap, tap. This was the sound coming from one of Harrison Elementary School's rooms Thursday afternoon. The students in music teacher James Themig's class were playing on beat buckets, which...

 

County positions questioned

The future of the chief deputy positions at the county level is still up for discussion. The issue came up when the Sweetwater County Commissioners were discussing whether or not to approve a request...

 

Show inspires man to help

When Mike Bond was watching a Facebook series he never thought it would translate into him wanting to start a nonprofit organization, but it did. The show Mike was watching was called "Returning the...

 

Woman pleaded not guilty to child abuse case

A woman accused of child abuse after allegedly choking a child under 16 years of age could face prison time. Joanna Stephenson, 28, of Green River, appeared in the Third District Court of Judge...

 

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