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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....

 

GR students honor veterans with program

The program centered around honoring those who served or are still serving in the military. On Friday, Monroe Intermediate School students hosted a program for veterans. With Veterans Day falling on...

 

Senior center recognizes veterans

In a packed dining room at the Golden Hour Senior Center, veterans were treated to a free meal and a brief service. Members of the VFW Post No. 2321, American Legion Posts No. 24 and 28 and American...

 

Send Christmas cards to soldiers

The goal is simple: send as many soldiers a Christmas card as possible. This is the same goal Green River resident Harry Holler has made for several years, however he wanted to make sure everyone...

 

GRHS volleyball players recently named All Conference, All State

Three Green River Lady Wolves volleyball players were named to All Conference and two were selected for All State. Lady Wolves Katie Banks, Andri Dewey and Hannah Hix were selected for All Conference,...

 

GRHS swimmers receive conference, state honors

Four Lady Wolves swimmers received All-State honors, while eight received All-Conference honors. The Green River High School swimming team came home from state with a fifth-place finish out of 12 team...

 

Veterans services planned

With Veterans’ Day falling on a Saturday this year, veterans will have a few opportunities to join in on special lunches and programs. Pete Rust, Green River Mayor and veteran, said historically,...

 

Residents excited for upcoming event

It’s something the Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center residents look forward to every year. “It’s always full. We have people standing in the hallway even after we put out every chair...

 

Lady Wolves swim for 5th place at state

The Green River High School swimming team didn’t hit their goal of taking one of the top three spots at state, but the coach is still happy with the season. “They swam really well, but we...

 

Lady Wolves volleyball team ends season at state

It wasn’t how the Green River High School Lady Wolves volleyball team wanted to end the season, but they didn’t go down without a fight. On Thursday the Lady Wolves took on Thunder Basin at state....

 

Toddlers learn new songs

Despite the cold and snowy weather, parents still brought their children to the Sweetwater County Library toddler time. Every Monday, starting at 10:30 a.m., youth services department employees at...

 

Speech team takes 2nd at 1st meet

The Green River High School Speech and Debate Team kicked off the season with a second-place finish at their first meet of the season. This past weekend, the team traveled to Rock Springs for its...

 

Sentencing set for Anglesey

Two days have been set aside for the sentencing of a man who pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter in the death of a 2-year-old boy. Jacob Anglesey, 35, will appear in the Third District Court...

 

Just take the time to listen

I truly believe that some of the greatest ideas come from children. We simply just have to take the time to stop and listen to them. I mean really, listen to them. That doesn’t mean we pull “the...

 

Town filled with trick or treaters

Once again, children dressed up as witches, princesses, ninjas, super heroes and other characters and took to the streets in search of candy. Besides Christmas and Easter, Halloween is probably a...

 

Living the Green River food truck life

For one woman, owning her own restaurant was always something she thought she'd end up doing at some point. However, she just might not have thought it would be in the shape of the Dancin' Dog food...

 

GR speech and debate team to kick off season in RS

This upcoming weekend the Green River High School Speech and Debate team will participate in its first tournament of the year. The team won’t have to travel far since the tournament is in Rock Sprin...

 

Swimmers prepare for state meet

The Green River Lady Wolves swimming team is gearing up for state this weekend with a goal in mind. Top three. That’s the place the Lady Wolves set for a goal at the beginning of the season and...

 

Lady Wolves prep for state

The Green River Lady Wolves volleyball team came in third at regionals and are now setting their sights on state. This past weekend, the Lady Wolves played two games. Since the Lady Wolves entered...

 

Exploring the pumpkin patch

Colorful pumpkins of all shapes and sizes were what Green River students wanted to see. Washington Elementary School kindergarten students from Danelle Burd and Lynne Crego's classes were captivated...

 

Seniors make hats for school kids

Twice a week, a sewing group meets at the Golden Hour Senior Center to work on their projects. For the past few months, the group decided to set their own projects aside and unite to complete a humani...

 

Conference champs prep for State

The Green River Lady Wolves swimming team took first at conference and now is preparing for state. "The girls had a really good weekend," head coach Colleen Seiloff said. Although there were no more s...

 

Lady Wolves win 2, lock in a spot at State tourney

The Green River High School Lady Wolves volleyball team won both of their games this weekend, making them the No.2 seed in the west and clinching them a spot at state. This past weekend, the Lady...

 

Trick or treat in a warm building

It’s that time of the year again. Time for children to get dressed up in costumes and hit the streets in search of candy. This Halloween, Green River children can once again opt out of trick or trea...

 

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