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Articles from the January 25, 2017 edition

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 By David Martin    News    January 25, 2017

Lands bill killed in legislature

A controversial bill regarding the transfer of land from the federal government to the state was killed by Senate President Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, last week. The bill, Senate File 3, would have propo...

 By Stephanie Thompson    County    January 25, 2017

Alleged drunk driver faces felony charges

A man accused of vehicular homicide after his friend died in a car crash pleaded not guilty to the felony charge. Tyler W. Jones, 24, of Rock Springs appeared in the Third District Court of Judge...

 By Staff Report    News    January 25, 2017

Search suspended for fisherman

The search for a missing fisherman believed to have drown while unloading his boat at Cedar Springs Marina near Dutch John, Utah, was suspended due the worsening weather and equipment problems. The Daggett County Sheriff’s Office hopes to bring in...

 By From the Wyoming Game and Fish Department    County    January 25, 2017

Winter weather will impact wildlife

There’s no doubt the recent bitter cold winter conditions are impacting people and wildlife in southwest Wyoming, but there is still a bright side to the daunting winter weather conditions, thanks to some volunteers and the good folks at Wyoming...

 Obituaries    January 25, 2017

Lance Gary McConnaughey

Lance Gary McConnaughey, 29, of El Dorado Springs, Mo., passed away at his home Jan. 20, 2017. He was born Feb. 19, 198,7 in Riverton, the son of Evan and Cindy McConnaughey. He attended grade school in Green River until his family moved to Missouri... Full story

 Obituaries    January 25, 2017

Debrajoe Smith-Beatty

Debrajoe Smith-Beatty, 80, passed away Jan. 20, 2017, in Mesquite, Nev. She was born Aug. 26, 1936, in Green River to Joseph Franklin Smith and Vera Robinson. She married Bill Beatty, but lived an... Full story

 Obituaries    January 25, 2017

Barbara Matilda Bertagnolli Wagner

Barbara Matilda Bertagnolli Wagner, 93, passed away Jan. 11, 2017, at her home. She was born Dec. 4, 1923, to Martilda Coletti Bertagnoli and Matteo (Matt) Bertagnoli.   The eldest of three... Full story

 By Stephanie Thompson    Opinion    January 25, 2017

What's in your hair?

It was a typical work-day morning. I had just made my children breakfast and was busy getting ready for work, when my oldest son, Matthew, came into my room. I had called him into the room to make...

 Opinion    January 25, 2017

Letter: Wyoming risks losing Equality State name

Dear Editor, Wyoming entered the United States as The Equality State just over a hundred years ago, becoming the first state to recognize women’s right to vote. That, however, was the last fight we dared for equality. A few years ago we found...

 By Trudy Lieberman    Opinion    January 25, 2017

Major changes might be coming to Medicare

What’s going to happen to Medicare? That’s not an insignificant question given the political shift in Washington. Now, with Republicans controlling the presidency and both houses of Congress, some ideas they’ve been pushing for years have a...

 By Stephanie Thompson    People    January 25, 2017

Students learn about and meet sled dogs

Students at Monroe Intermediate School had the opportunity to see a sled dog racer and his team. Last Friday, Frank Moe, his nephew, Mike, and their sled dogs, visited the school. Those attending had...

 By Stephanie Thompson    People    January 25, 2017

GRHS team finishes 1st at tourney

In a dominate fashion, the Green River High School Speech and Debate Team came home with another first-place finish. The team traveled to Evanston this weekend and with 205 points Green River took...

 People    January 25, 2017


Jeremiah David Frost Christopher and Jennifer Frost of Green River recently announced the birth of their son Jeremiah David Frost. He was born Jan. 11, 2017, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. Emmaleigh Paige Von Schriltz Kirsten Von...

 By Stephanie Thompson    Sports    January 25, 2017

Lady Wolves start conference play

The Green River Lady Wolves kicked off the conference season with a win and a loss. On Thursday the Lady Wolves played its first home game against Evanston Lady Red Devils. Despite having the...

 By David Martin    Sports    January 25, 2017

Varsity wrestlers dominate Idaho tourney

Green River High School’s grapplers took on some of the best teams Idaho has to offer last weekend, with the varsity squad coming out on top. The Wolves wrestling team traveled to Idaho Falls, Idaho...

 By David Martin    Sports    January 25, 2017

Wolves give Red Devils a defensive fight

Despite a loss against the Evanston Red Devils, the Green River High School Boys Basketball team was able to bounce back against Jackson and end the weekend with a win. The team’s 45-29 loss to...

 By David Martin    Sports    January 25, 2017

Swimmers win home meet, qualify 1 for state

The boys swimming team put on a great performance at their home pool Saturday. The Wolves were able to qualify one more swimmer to the state competition in Gillette while a diver and another swimmer...