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Speech team grabs 1st place again

The Green River High School Speech and Debate team traveled again this past weekend and came home with another first-place finish. “Overall the team did an excellent job. A lot of our first year stu...


"Pampurr yourself" purse and jewelry auction set for Saturday

The Red Desert Humane Society is hosting the “Pampurr” Yourself Purse and Jewelry Auction on Saturday, Jan. 27 at the Holiday Inn ballroom. This event will help to chase away the winter blahs. Residents will have the chance to bring home a new...


Elementary students enjoy art class

Truman Elementary School students were busy learning about symmetry and image reflection during art class this week. On Tuesday morning, second-grade students were learning how to look for symmetry. T... Full story


Lois Marie Beard

Lois Marie Beard, 82, passed away, Jan. 20, 2018, in Green River following a sudden illness. She was a resident of Green River for more than 54 years and was a former resident of Thermopolis and...


Doris H. Thorne

Funeral services for Doris H. Thorne, 86, will take place at 10 a.m., Jan. 27, 2018, at the Gorman Funeral Homes-Platte Chapel in Wheatland.  Interment will be in the Wheatland Cemetery. Doris Thorne died Jan. 18, 2018, at the Memorial Hospital of...


Jeffrey Miles McCurtain

Jeffrey Miles McCurtain, 39, passed away Jan. 10, 2018, at his home. He was a lifelong resident of Rock Springs. McCurtain was born May 20, 1978, in Rock Springs, the son of James Riley McCurtain and...


Wrestlers prepare for Ron Thon

The Green River High School Wolves wrestling teams competed at the Tiger Grizz Invitational in Idaho Falls, Idaho, last weekend, ending with the varsity squad taking fourth place and the JV wrestlers... Full story


Two conference games, 2 losses for Lady Wolves

The Green River Lady Wolves girls basketball team played two away games this past week and came back with two losses in conference play. On Thursday, the Lady Wolves took on Evanston and at the end it...

 By PETE RUST    Sports    January 24, 2018

Frosty start for Wolves' indoor track season

The Green River High School Indoor Track team started its 2018 season Friday at the Weber State High School Invitational. This was one of the largest meets in the region with as many as 140 competitors in an individual event, featuring performers...


Swimmers take 1st in GR, 2 more qualify for state swim meet

Two more swimmers qualified for state this weekend during the Lyman and Green River meets. The Green River High School swimming and diving team, added Miles Moffat to the state qualifying list in...


Airport will have new name

Starting Feb. 1, the Rock Springs-Sweetwater County will no longer be the name of the local airport. From that date on, it will be known as the Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport. Airport Manager...


GR Councilman accused of sexual abuse

Editor's note: Due to the graphic nature of these particular cases and a need to protect the victim's identity, even the redacted court documents supporting the charges will not be published. Green Ri... Full story


Chamber seeks new CEO

The Green River Chamber of Commerce has started its search for a new CEO. The chamber started publishing advertisements this week for the position, which was vacated after the chamber’s executive board released former CEO Irene Parsons prior to... Full story


James Anthony Kragovich

James Anthony Kragovich, 77, of Rock Springs, died peacefully, after a hard fought battle with Alzheimer's Disease, surrounded by his family Jan. 22, 2018. Jim was born Oct. 23, 1940, in Rock...


Carol Dawn Crouch

Carol Dawn Crouch, 83, passed away Jan. 12, 2018, at her residence in Denver after a lengthy illness. Born July 18, 1934, in Lexington, Tenn., to Ray Otis Taylor and Jessie Mae Taylor. Carol was the oldest of seven children, four brothers and three...


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