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Police Reports

Officers responded to a report of a hit and run vehicle collision on Miller Street. It was reported a vehicle struck a mailbox post and left the area. Officers completed a report regarding the incident, which is under investigation. Officers met...

 

Karen Lee Marty

Karen Lee Marty, 62, passed away Feb. 24, 2016 at her home. A longtime resident of Green River, she passed away following a battle with cancer. She was born on Oct. 1, 1953 in Pasadena, Calif., the... Full story

 

Square dancing lights up an afternoon

Saturday afternoon was a lively time at Mission at Castle Rock, filled with shuffling feet, twirling skirts, and smiles all around. The Sashay Pardners square dance group put on a performance for the...

 

Senior menus/activities

Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center Menu Feb. 25-Feb. 27 Thursday — Continental breakfast — Flavored oatmeal, cinnamon roll, fruit cup Brunch/breakfast — Hot cereal, croissant, fruit, tamales with Spanish rice and green salad topping Fiesta...

 

GR team finishes 2nd in Rawlins

For the second week in a row, the Green River Speech and Debate Team had to settle for a second-place finish. Once again, Cheyenne East grabbed the top spot with 63 points, GRHS claimed second with...

 

County raises $48,000 for Make-A-Wish

Both the Green River and Rock Springs communities came together to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation this year. Amanda Santhuff, Green River High School student council sponsor, said for the...

 

Children invited to Sweetwater Library's Dr. Seuss Party

Those wanting to meet the Cat in the Hat will definitely want to stop by the library Saturday for the Dr. Seuss party. In an effort to promote reading and literacy, the Sweetwater County Library is...

 

Kids enjoy playing at pavilion program

Children were busy running, hopping, bouncing and burning energy at the Expedition Island Pavilion Monday morning. This is all part of the Kids in Motion program the city of Green River offers for...

 

Serving GR since 2006

Small businesses that stand the test of time in Green River have truly proven the loyalty of its Green River patrons. Get Real Coffee regularly brings in customers from Green River, Rock Springs, and...

 

GR business known for ice cream

Some may like the ice cream, while some might enjoy the burgers, but one thing proven by their sales is, Green River loves its Arctic Circle. Green River's Arctic Circle sold approximately 15,000...

 

Swimmers prepare for state

The boys swimming season is nearing an end with the state swim meet in Gillette taking place this weekend. The Green River Wolves Boys Swimming and Diving Team took second in regionals two weeks ago,...

 

Last chance meet gives some a first chance

During the Last Chance Meet Thursday afternoon, a few Green River students got a shot at competing in an event. Students from the school district's adaptive physical education program swam in a...

 

GR wrestlers take first at regional tournament

Green River High School wrestlers are well on their road to victory and are headed to Casper for the state tournament. The wrestling team competed at the regional tournament Friday and Saturday, at Ke...

 

Girls lose close game to RS

The Green River High School Lady Wolves Basketball Team lost a back-and-forth battle with their rivals from Rock Springs Thursday night. While the final score of 55-38 reflects a 17-point lead, the...

 

Tigers defeat Wolves at home

Green River played in a rough game against Rock Springs Thursday. Rock Springs grabbed the lead early in the game and held it throughout the night. The Tigers took a commanding lead at the end of the...

 
 By David Martin    City    February 24, 2016

Mission seeks Villa ownership

Seeking to alleviate losses amounting to $10,000 a month, Mission Health Services seeks to take ownership of The Villa and change its care model. Last night, the first step towards that move was...

 
 By David Martin    City    February 24, 2016

Castle Rock ambulance service improves

A number of improvements made to the Castle Rock Ambulance Service have resulted in faster response times and better care. John Taylor, director of the ambulance service, said since they’ve started...

 

Police investigate 2 Family Dollar burglaries

Two burglaries occurred within four days at the Family Dollar on Uinta Drive. The two reported burglaries are currently under investigation by the Green River Police Department. Officers arrived on...

 

Trona props hosp. district

With the decline in the oil and gas industry affecting budgets for both the state and county, many would assume local tax districts, like the Castle Rock Hospital District, would feel a similar...

 

Anna Dolores Clouse

Anna Dolores Clouse, 85, of Rock Springs, passed away Feb. 22, 2016, at the Mission at Castle Rock in Green River. A longtime resident of Rock Springs and former resident of Paris, Ark., Clouse died...

 

Heather Alyson Punches Waugh

Heather Alyson Punches Waugh suddenly passed away at her home in Salt Lake City, Feb. 22, 2016. Waugh was 50 years old. She is survived by her husband Jason Waugh, sister Alicia Cook, brother Ian...

 

Our View: Feds should not have a back door

Apple technologies has had a long and loving relationship with the newspaper industry; the Green River Star included. The same is true of most businesses which might be loosely be defined as somehow associated with the arts. That’s because...

 

Notes from Town Square: Green up for Spring

The Vernal Equinox may not take place until March 20 but meteorologically speaking, according to the Old Farmer’s Almanac, the official spring season begins on March 1. OK, it might not look much like spring outside your window right now, but take...

 

What's the deal with Leap Year?

Every four years we find ourselves with an extra day at the end of February – a “Leap Day,” and 2016 is a leap year. The Leap Year has an interesting origination. I’m sure we were all told about the reason behind leap years in elementary...

 

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