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Seniors had a busy year

Seniors in Green River were just as busy as other residents in 2015. From Wii Bowling, pool, card games, jam sessions, writing classes, arts and crafts, Zumba, line dancing and dice games, to...

 

Green River swimmers continue pool improvement

The Green River High School Boys Swimming and Diving Team didn’t have to travel far to compete two weeks ago. Due to a problem with the Riverton High School pool, the Riverton Invite was moved to...

 

2015: a great year of service

In 2015, the community of Green River was busy donating their time, giving donations or being recognized for their accomplishments. 2015 kicked off with both communities seeking blood donations. Both...

 

Police Reports

Animal control officers met an individual at the animal shelter who was there to pick up their dog. A traffic warning for speeding was issued on Uinta Drive. Animal control officers received a call of a dog at large on Hillcrest Way. The dog was desc...

 
 By David Martin    City    December 30, 2015

City council sees busy 2015

Green River started the year with a few new faces joining the city council. A new mayor, Pete Rust, along with new council members Ted Barney and Allan Wilson, set to work on one of the city’s...

 

Buildings and money shape county 2015 agenda

The Sweetwater County Commissioners had a busy 2015, debating issues involving Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County and a proposed justice center which will house both of the county’s circuit...

 

Probation given in car chase

A woman who used her vehicle as a weapon was placed on probation. Heather L. Ortega, 41, Green River, appeared in the Third District Court at a sentencing hearing to 11 different charges which...

 

A new restaurant comes to Green River

Green River has a new restaurant opening in town. Staci Ann's Cafe opened Monday at 95 East Railroad Avenue. The opening was the soft launch for the restaurant. The official opening day is...

 

Our View: We have a few suggestions for 2016

New Year’s Day is always a great time to resolve to make great changes or embark on new challenges. That new calendar represents a clean slate and a lot of potential. There’s a reason why they’re known as new years resolutions. We have a few...

 

Library programs often come with a lot of work

My daughter has spent most of her holiday break reading Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. She is a Harry Potter fan and asked me the other day when the library would be holding its next Harry Potter party. I told her unfortunately she would have...

 
 By Pete Rust    Opinion    December 30, 2015

Notes from Town Square: Looking ahead to 2016

Over the past year, oil and gas prices have fallen and coal production has struggled due to Federal regulations principally concerned with deteriorating air quality. Since a majority of state revenue is linked to these resources a tighter state...

 

2016: The year of me, not weight

It’s that time of year again. Time to make another New Year’s resolution. What will 2016 hold? I do not know, but if it is anything like this year it will not disappoint. Usually, I am all ready...

 

Rafael Martinez

Rafael Martinez, 41, of Rock Springs, passed away Dec. 24, 2015 at his home. He was a longtime resident of Rock Springs, and former resident of Mexico City, Mexico. Martinez was born Aug. 8, 1974 in M... Full story

 

Antonina "Toni" Pallesen

Antonina "Toni" Pallesen, 89, of Green River passed away at her home Dec. 25, 2015. She was born on April 2, 1926 in a town near Kiev, Ukraine, daughter of Dmitro and Domka Prozka; baptized Greek... Full story

 

Betsy Sue Peverley

Betsy Sue Peverley, 82, of Green River, passed away Dec. 25, 2015 at Mission at Castle Rock in Green Rvier. She was born on May 22, 1933 in Rock Springs, the daughter of the late David Sidney Dillon... Full story

 

James H. "Jim" Chailland

James H. "Jim" Chailland, 77, of Green River, passed away Dec. 27, 2015 at his home.  A long time resident of Green River, Chailland died following an illness of four years. He was born on June 26,... Full story

 

A passion for cheer continues at UW

"I was hoping they would be open," University of Wyoming freshman cheerleader Tayler Irving says of the closed café in Coe Library at the University of Wyoming. It's 9:30 a.m. and Tayler sits on a co...

 

Competing in the Ironman

For the past eight years, Kris Milobar has dedicated time to becoming as physically fit as possible. His mother, Betty Milobar, said this all started when her son decided he needed to change his...

 

Cowboys have rematch in San Diego

The University of Wyoming men’s basketball team opens conference play at San Diego State on Wednesday in what is a rematch of last season’s Mountain West tournament title game. The Cowboys (7-6) got the better of the Aztecs (7-6) last March for...

 

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