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Sales tax revenue elevated

While school districts in the county grapple with the possibility of funding cuts, the cities are breathing a sigh of relief. Since June, sales tax revenues collected has increased from previous...

 

C. Jean Bish

C. Jean Bish, 87, passed away Oct. 24, 2017, at her home in Green River. She was a resident of Green River for six years and was a former resident of Niagra Falls, N.Y. Bish was born on June 30,...

 

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...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 1, 2017

Burglary investigations continue

The Green River Police Department is investigating several burglaries occurring within the city during the past several weeks. Burglaries recently occurred at Castle Rock Veterinary Center and Club 86...

 

More elk poached

A few more elk have been reportedly poached, with two cow elk killed in Hunt Area 100, about a mile and a half north west of Exit 136 on I-80, along Black Butte Road. The two elk were found and...

 

Jody Jean (Gilpin-Kelly) Triplett

Jody Jean (Gilpin-Kelly) Triplett of Lyman passed away Oct. 29, 2017, at the Rocky Mountain Care Center in Evanston after a lengthy illness. She was born March 12, 1959, in Rock Springs, the daughter...

 

Leon Exly Covell Jr.

Leon Exly Covell Jr., 73, passed away Oct. 23, 2017, at Sage View Care Center in Rock Springs. Covell was a resident of Rock Springs for the past five years and former resident of Big Piney. He was...

 

Julius Robert (Bob) Gasperetti

Julius Robert (Bob) Gasperetti, 87, a life-long resident of Rock Springs, died peacefully in his home Oct. 28, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Aug. 19, 1930, in Starkville, Colo.,...

 

Larissa Rose Salazar

Larissa Rose Salazar, 16, passed away Oct. 26, 2017, at her home in Rock Springs. She was a lifelong resident of Rock Springs. Salazar was born Sept. 6, 2001, in Rock Springs, the daughter of Andrew...

 

Roger Scott Stamper

Roger Scott Stamper, 77, passed away Oct. 24, 2017, in Rock Springs following a lengthy illness. He was a resident of Rock Springs for 46 years and a former resident of Laramie. Stamper was born Feb....

 

Our View: A new name for an old concept

Fake news, as a concept, has been around at least as long as we’ve had politicians. But we used to call it something else: propaganda. That our President was able to harness the term and continue to ride its wave, is disconcerting to people in the...

 

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...

 

Update on action in Washington, D.C.

In the past few weeks, there have been several changes in Washington that will directly benefit people across Wyoming. These include Wyoming’s energy workers, families who need affordable health care, and those concerned with preventing wildfires....

 

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...

 

Couple plans to marry in December

Karlene Atkinson of Rock Springs and Kyle Gilmore of Green River recently announced their engagement and upcoming marriage. The couple got engaged June 1, while on vacation in Victoria, Canada. The...

 

Memorial tree planted in resident's honor

The 2017 Green River Pond and Garden Tour was dedicated to Toni Morgan. Wiley and Toni Morgan are instrumental in creating the Green River pond tour event.  "With the loss of Toni last year, I...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    November 1, 2017

1 down, 2 to go for state title

By PETE RUST Contributor The Wolves football team advanced to the semi-finals of the State 3A Football Playoffs with a convincing 28-7 win over the always tough Douglas Bearcats. After last weeks...

 

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...

 

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