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 By Stephanie Thompson    Sports    March 29, 2017 

Girls lose first home games, beat Evanston

It was a tough start for the Green River High School Lady Wolves soccer team. On Friday the team lost two road games, one against Cheyenne East, 7-0, and on Saturday they lost to Cheyenne Central,...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    Opinion    March 29, 2017 

Nylons: my enemy

Every time I purchase a pair of nylons I should just chuck them in the trash as soon as I get home. That’s just where they will end up anyways. Or better yet, I should just not buy them. Yet, I...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    People    March 29, 2017 

GR book sale continues

Two rooms were packed with books, while a few tables were filled with homemade treats. This was the scene at the Golden Hour Senior Center Saturday during its Bake and Book Sale. GHSC board chair Marg...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    People    March 29, 2017 

Disney classic hits the GR stage

Green River residents will have the chance to see Belle, The Beast, Gaston, Cogsworth, Mrs. Potts, Chip and other great characters come to life on stage. This week, the Green River High School...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    City    March 22, 2017

Communication under review in murder case

Phone conversations and video visits between a wife and her husband, who is in jail, can be used in court. Jacob Anglesey, 35, a Green River Police officer accused of murdering a two-year-old boy,...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    People    March 22, 2017

Fun had at scavenger hunt

Seniors at the Golden Hour Senior Center were trying their luck of the Irish during a St. Patrick's Day scavenger hunt. Last Thursday, seniors who wanted to participate in the hunt were given a list...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    People    March 22, 2017

Twelve kids qualify for nationals

The Green River High School Speech and Debate Team took all the sweepstakes awards available at the district tournament. The team not only took the overall sweepstakes award, but speech, debate and Co...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    People    March 22, 2017

Community supports family through donations

A community continues to rally around the family impacted by a tragic accident. With the deaths of two Green River residents, who were hit after a vehicle drove through their house, residents are tryi...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    City    March 15, 2017

Woman fought for change in mutilation law

A Green River woman said she’s finally able to start the grieving process after her brother was murdered and dismembered. Jennifer Stone was willing to open up about her brother Phillip Brewer’s m...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    City    March 15, 2017

Rates will probably rise in GR

It’s likely Green River residents will see an increase of $5 to $10, or even more, for the trash collection services provided by the city. At the Green River City Council workshop Tuesday night,...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    Opinion    March 15, 2017

Yum! Green eggs and ham

One doesn’t have to wait until Dr. Seuss’ birthday to have green eggs and ham. Last week, the preschool my youngest son, John, 4, attends was hosting a Dr. Seuss event. This event was not only...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    People    March 15, 2017

Program to help feed senior citizens' pets

Sometimes finding a way to feed a senior’s pet is a way for the senior to feed themselves. The Golden Hour Senior Center is partnering with AARP, Deer Trail and the Young at Heart Senior Center for...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    People    March 15, 2017

Speech brings home state title

The Green River High School Speech and Debate Team took first at State this weekend. In the 4A Division, Green River took first place with 62 points, Cheyenne East came in second and Rock Springs...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    County    March 8, 2017

Free haircuts help families

It only takes a few snips of a scissors or passes with a clippers to make a big difference in one’s appearance. Last week, Green River and Rock Springs Head Start students received free hair cuts...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    Sports    March 8, 2017

Loss to Lady Red Devils ends season

The Green River High School Lady Wolves Basketball team's last game of the year was their first and only game at regionals last week. The team ended their season 10-12, with a loss to the Lady Red...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    People    March 8, 2017

Dressed up to learn about rhymes

It was as if characters from Dr. Seuss' books came to life and were living at the Sweetwater County Child Developmental Center last Thursday. From characters like Cindy Lou Who, the Cat in the Hat,...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    People    March 8, 2017

State speech, debate squad picked

Fifteen Green River High School Speech and Debate team members were selected by the coaches to represent the team at state this week. The Wolves will have home-turf advantage since the tournament is...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    People    March 8, 2017

Teams ends regular season on strong note

The Green River High School Speech and Debate Team wrapped up its regular-season with another first-place finish. This past weekend the team traveled to Worland and came out on top. Green River took...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    City    March 1, 2017

Snow removal continues in GR

It's been about a week since 20 inches of snow dumped on Green River and the city is still trying to dig the community out. Streets supervisor Randy Koloff said this past Thursday and Friday were...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    Opinion    March 1, 2017

A few hours stuck on I-80

Snowfall last Thursday made for an unusual day for residents of Sweetwater County. Snow accumulation and terrible road conditions were anything but typical. Since I drive back and forth between Green...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    Sports    March 1, 2017

Girls lose 2 on the road

It was another rough weekend for the Green River High School Lady Wolves basketball team. The Lady Wolves played their last two regular-season conference games and lost both of them, taking them to...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    People    March 1, 2017

Team gets ready for final tourney

The Green River High School Speech and Debate Team is preparing for its final regular-season tournament. This past weekend the team was scheduled to attend the Greybull Tournament, but due to weather...

 
 By STEPHANIE THOMPSON    News    February 22, 2017

Tronox to sell GR business

Tronox announced its intent to sell its Green River Alkali business in order to purchase another business. According to a press release dated Feb. 21, 2017, which was on the company’s website...

 
 By StEPHANIE THOMPSON    County    February 22, 2017

Two more added to hospital board

Two more community members were appointed to serve on the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County’s Board. During the Sweetwater County Commissioners Tuesday morning meeting, the board appointed...

 
 By STEPHANIE THOMPSON    People    February 22, 2017

Volunteers needed to deliver meals

Each day, homebound senior citizens receive a home cooked meal at their door. These meals are brought by volunteers of the Meals on Wheels program at the Golden Hour Senior Center. Melynda Lenling,...

 

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