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Articles from the August 12, 2015 edition

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 By Lillian Palmer    Sports    August 12, 2015

Winter bowling is coming

By LILLIAN PALMER Staff Writer With September fast approaching, so is a national and local staple winter sport. Bowling leagues will start back up soon in Green River, with the first league bowling...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    City    August 12, 2015

Battle heats up Art on the Green Friday night

The 11th annual Art on the Green is this weekend, starting Friday, with a new event; an art battle. It’s a no contact battle, unless the contact between paintbrush and canvas counts. The Battle on t...

 
 By Olivia Kennah    City    August 12, 2015

River Festival brings fun to Expedition Island

The 14th Annual River Festival will provide lots of family fun as summer comes to a close. The festival will take place Friday and Saturday at Expedition Island. Both days are filled with fun activities, and there is something for everyone to enjoy....

 
 By Staff Report    City    August 12, 2015

Residents can meet senator during River Festival dinner

Ever want to meet a U.S. Senator? While residents of many more populous states don’t have the opportunity, Wyoming’s low population allows residents to see and meet their Washington D.C. representatives more commonly than residents of other...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 12, 2015

Learn about the railroad

Learn about the history of the railroad in Wyoming at an upcoming presentation at Rock Springs Library. Historian Greg Nickerson will present his program “Wyoming, the Railroad State” tonight at 6 at the Rock Springs Library, 400 C Street. This...

 
 Obituaries    August 12, 2015

Della Mosley

Della Mosley, 72, passed away Aug. 10, 2015. She was born September 6, 1942 to Sam and Edith Mandros in Wyoming. She married Robert Lee Mosley Dec. 17, 1960. They made their home in the Ogden, Utah...

 
 People    August 12, 2015

Local Births

Hazel Anglesey Cody and LaNette Anglesey of Green River recently announced the birth of their daughter Hazel Anglesey. She was born July 19, 2015, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. Penelope Phoenix Ramirez Dave Ramirez and Rebecca Bentley...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    People    August 12, 2015

Summer festival attracts GR children

The second annual summer festival took place at the Immaculate Conception Catholic church Saturday. Children enjoyed a variety of activities and games on the warm, sunny day. There was bowling, bean...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    City    August 12, 2015

Postal petition circulates in GR

Imagine waiting in emotional agony for days, waiting for blood work results for your sick furry, four-legged family member. This family member has been your beloved pet for many years. It would break...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    City    August 12, 2015

GR woman sentenced for forgery

A Green River woman who pleaded guilty to one charge of falsifying bacteriological reports sent to the Environmental Protection Agency was sentenced. Margaret R. Jones appeared in the Third District...

 
 By David Martin    County    August 12, 2015

Hospital explores funding for proposed surgery center

Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County may have a method of working around the county commissioners for funding its proposed ambulatory surgery center. Last week, hospital officials hosted a public...

 
 By David Martin    City    August 12, 2015

District opens new Expedition Academy

What once was a place of worship and reverence has become a place for learning. Construction on Expedition Academy’s new home on Upland Way completed and the school district celebrated with a...

 
 Obituaries    August 12, 2015

Wanda Darlene Monroe

Wanda Darlene Monroe, 83, of Rock Springs passed away at her home Aug. 8, 2015.  A long time resident of Rock Springs and former resident of Hanna and Mulberry, Kan. Monroe had been in ill health...

 
 Obituaries    August 12, 2015

Daniel Milton Stewart

Daniel Milton Stewart, 63, formerly of Green River, passed away July 10, 2015 due to complications of a sudden illness in Casper. Born Dec. 20, 1951 in Rock Springs, Stewart was the first of six...

 
 Obituaries    August 12, 2015

Elsie Madsen

Elsie Madsen, 93, of Casper, formerly of Green River and Bondurant, passed away Aug. 4, 2015. She was born Dec. 28, 1921 in Lincol, the daughter of Romeo and Mary (Terrone) Paravicini. She was a graduate of Green River High School. She was a member...

 
 Obituaries    August 12, 2015

Crystal Lee Hermansen

Crystal Lee Hermansen, 31, passed away Aug. 8, 2015 in Portland, Ore., surrounded by family and friends. Hermansen was born July 16, 29184 to Tom and Victoria Hermansen in Rock Springs. She graduated...

 
 Opinion    August 12, 2015

Our View: Surgery center is needed here

We’ll admit we were skeptical about if the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County’s proposed ambulatory surgery center is truly the necessity it was billed as when hospital officials approached the county about their project earlier this year. Af...

 
 By Becky Iwen    Opinion    August 12, 2015

Fall fills with fun youth activities at the library

With the end of summer reading fast approaching the library has been overrun with excited youth turning in their reading logs for books and prizes. Many of them have the $100 cash drawing is sight and are working hard to reach the 2,000 minutes...

 
 By Kristi Radosevich    Opinion    August 12, 2015

Notes from Town Square: Art on the Green is coming

It’s that time of year again, and Art on the Green looms before me. What is it about Art on the Green that compels me to enter the competition year after year? Painting non-stop for 24 hours ought to be enough of a deterrent, yet 38 of us are regis...

 
 By David Martin    Opinion    August 12, 2015

Searching the origin of ranch dressing

It started innocently enough. A bottle of Hidden Valley ranch dressing (yes, the brand name is important here) sat on the dinner table and immediately threw a spark into my curiosity. “When was ranc...

 
 By Olivia Kennah    Opinion    August 12, 2015

Ain't no mountain high enough?

Every summer since 2009, my uncle, dad, brother and I go on a hike, and every summer I wonder why I let my family drag me up these godforsaken mountains. My first trip was to the Wind River Range. The goal was to hike up Fremont Peak. I did not...

 
 By Lu Sweet    Opinion    August 12, 2015

Lifelong Learning: The games we like to play

I have children. Therefore, I can tell you that when they were small, I “lost” every board game, card game or sports game we played together. If my children are reading this right now, I say to them, “Yes, I used to let you win.” When my...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    People    August 12, 2015

Senior selected as Wyoming's representative

When Merrilyn Shanebrook found out she was selected to represent Wyoming for the Fabulous 50 program, she didn’t even know what they were talking about. “I didn’t even know much about it until I...

 

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