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Lessons learned on Earth Day

Little hands were creating something new out of something old at Green River's Earth Day celebration Friday. Children painted glue onto recycled milk cartons then decorated them as they chose. The spo...

 

Police Reports

Officers gave a traffic warning for alleged speeding in a school zone on Monroe Avenue. A traffic citation was issued for alleged speeding in a school zone on Monroe Avenue and Hitching Post Drive. Animal control officers contacted an individual who...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    City    April 27, 2016

Karate means business in GR

Sweetwater County’s premiere karate tournament returns to Green River next month, after a five-year hiatus and the city expects a bump in tourism dollars flowing to local businesses. While the...

 

Woman sentenced for beating child

A woman who admitted to beat her autistic child with a belt pleaded was placed on probation. Jayme R. Foster of Green River appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Nena James at a sentencing...

 
 By David Martin    County    April 27, 2016

Local artifact included in statewide historical contest

At first glance, it isn’t a terribly impressive wooden box. The paint is worn, though its patriotic influence can still be seen in the design mimicking an American flag. The front of this battered...

 
 By Staff Report    City    April 27, 2016

City replaces trees near east entrance

Residents dismayed about the sudden loss of trees throughout Green River can take solace in replanting efforts recently conducted near the east entrance to the city. Friday, volunteers and city...

 

Douglas Lee Fulgham

Douglas Lee Fulgham, 65, of Rock Springs, passed away April 18, 2016 in Milan, N.M.  A longtime resident of Rock Springs, Fulgham died following a sudden illness.  He was born on July 30, 1950 in... Full story

 

Karen Sue Ryan Dimick Wile

Karen Sue Ryan Dimick Wile, 59, died Sunday, April 17, 2016, in New Port Richey, Fla. She was born Feb. 2, 1957, in San Angelo, Texas, to David and Mary Ryan. She was the oldest of five children. Her... Full story

 

Our View: Committee meetings should open

The importance of Wyoming’s public meetings laws cannot be understated. Those laws allow every Wyoming resident the right to attend and learn about how their government works. They allow residents the opportunity to learn about what’s happening i...

 

Closed doors at state convention

Dear Editor, As a delegate to the Wyoming State Republican Convention this year, I was disillusioned. It appeared to me some of the events that occurred in the process could be considered fraudulent. Transparency only occurs with windows, not in...

 

Observing Workers Memorial Day

Dear Editor, On April 28, the unions of the AFL-CIO observe Workers Memorial Day to remember those who have suffered and died on the job and to renew the fight for safe jobs. This year we will come together to call for work in this country that is...

 

Notes from Town Square: Summer work in Green River

You may have noticed that there is a lot of work going on around town these days. This summer is going to be a very busy season for Green River. Many projects that have been in the planning for years will finally be coming to fruition and a few new...

 

The delicious tater tot hotdish

It's something all Minnesotans grew up eating; and if they didn't I question whether or not they were a true Minnesotan. I can recall eating this dish a lot as a kid; and I now make it for my family....

 
 By David Martin    Opinion    April 27, 2016

A few brief thoughts

What’s old is new... I attended a newspaper conference over the weekend. One of the tidbits I walked away with is a column style known as an ellipsis column. I won’t bore anyone with the details,...

 

Group offers moms time away from kids

All moms need a break. Whether they are stay-at-home mothers, part-time employees or full-time employees -- they all need a break. Luckily, a newer organization in town, can provide mothers with the...

 

Luau brings seniors in

Before going into the dining room, the dinner participants received a lei and they entered through a blue, beaded entry way. Once in Golden Hour Senior Center's dining room, the luau dinner guests...

 

Senior menus/activities

Golden Hour Senior Center Menu April 28-May 4 Thursday - Pork chops, mashed potatoes and gravy, broccoli, applesauce, roll, strawberry pound cake Friday - Super nachos, carrot raisin salad, pudding, churro, condiments Monday - Chicken alfredo,...

 

Wolves beat Natrona Co. schools

The girls varsity soccer team at Green River High School had a successful weekend, defeating two visiting Natrona County teams. The Lady Wolves won their game Friday afternoon against Natrona 4-1,...

 

Middle school records shattered

Two long-standing middle school track records were broken Thursday during the Green River Middle School Invite. Lincoln Middle School seventh grader Jade Arnell broke the girls 1,600 meter record by...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    April 27, 2016

Track team improves during GR meet

Amidst howling winds, but otherwise decent spring weather, 14 teams descended on Green River Friday to participated in one of the largest track meets in the state, as well as a preview to the upcoming...

 

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