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Woman pleads no contest to murder

A woman whose infant died last September pleaded no contest to a second-degree murder charge and three other felonies. Amanda Dawn Triplett, 25, appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Nena...

 

Our View: Unions do a lot for local workers

The work of labor unions are as important now as it has been during the last 130 years. Nationwide, there are political and corporate interests invested in eroding unions and centralizing power amid the employers. Take Gov. Scott Walker’s battles...

 

County wants core habitat extended

Recent suggestions regarding sage grouse core habitat have drawn the ire of a Sweetwater County commissioner. Tuesday morning, Commissioner Wally Johnson voiced displeasure with the state...

 

Harrison opens inclusive playground

Playgrounds are a place for kids, though many playgrounds are not for all kids. Often, school playgrounds and parks are not accessible for children with physical or mental disabilities. Many...

 

Resident seeks new traffic light

Does Flaming Gorge Way need another traffic light? This was a question posed by a city resident seeking a new traffic light on one of Green River’s busiest streets. During the citizen requests and...

 

Carmen Arnoldi

Carmen Arnoldi, 82, of Rock Springs passed away Aug. 25, 2015 at her home. A lifelong resident of Rock Springs, Arnoldi passed away following a brief illness. Arnoldi attended schools in Green River... Full story

 

Dawn Lee Besso

Dawn Lee Besso, 51, of Rock Springs, passed away Aug. 20, 2015 at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. A resident of Green River for the past 10 years and former long time resident of Rock... Full story

 

Karlene "Karly" Bozner

Karlene "Karly" Bozner, 71, of Rock Springs, passed away Aug. 24, 2015 at her cabin in Cora.              She was born on Feb. 2, 1944 in Rock Springs, the daughter of Dutch Heikes and Janet... Full story

 

Priscilla Marie Dolenc

Priscilla Marie Dolenc, 95, of Rock Springs passed away Aug. 29, 2015 at her home with her family at her side. A longtime resident of Superior and Rock Springs, Dolenc passed away following a lengthy... Full story

 

Sign up for a library card

September is Library Card Sign-up Month -- a time when libraries across the country remind parents that a library card is the most important school supply of all. The observance was launched in 1987 to meet the challenge of then Secretary of...

 

Both my boys are in school now?

Monday, as the bus drove away it hit me, my little boy, Matthew, is a kindergarten student. A tear started to roll down my face as I helped my youngest son, John, into his carseat. It didn’t help...

 

Lady swimmers qualify 4

With their first two meets under their belt, the Green River High School girls swimming and diving team has already qualified swimmers for the state meet. Diver Brianna Rath qualified in her first...

 

Wolves tackle Riverton Fri.

The Wolves will take the field against their first real opponents Friday night as they take on the Riverton Wolverines at Wolves Stadium at 7 p.m. Last week, the Wolves participated in a jamboree...

 

Girls volleyball fares well at tourney

Their first weekend of action has already given the Green River High School Volleyball Team a chance to compete against schools both large and small. The Lady Wolves competed in a tournament in...

 

Sports scoreboard for Sept. 2, 2015

GRHS Cross Country Green River Invite GRHS Girls (Top 15): 1. Josie Givens, 21:07 5. Cassie Newcomb, 22:49 6. Kaisa Arnell, 22:53 Girls Team standings: 1. Evanston High School, 35 2. GRHS, 60 3. Wyoming Indian High School, 86 GRHS Boys (Top 15): 3....

 

Farmers Market ends Sept. 9

A sure sign that summer is coming to a close is the ending of the summer farmers markets. They are not over yet though. The peaches are ripe, the baked goods are plentiful, and the salsa is fresh....

 

Transforming a yard

During the spring, something started to change. Each week, a new raised garden bed appeared in front of a house on Andrews Street. Sometimes those beds were moved, but finally they remained in one...

 

GR residents inducted to school's hall of fame

A longtime music teacher, a swimming coach with four of his winning teams and a retired engineer publishing an online newsletter will be immortalized into the Green River High School Hall of Fame...

 

Conference to help people stay safe

Safety is important for all, which is why the Golden Hour Senior Center is hosting a safety conference. The GHSC and the AARP are working together to present a dinner and conference, which will...

 

Floating the river at the end of summer

Every time I drive across the overpass spanning the Green River, I look briefly towards Expedition Island and hear the river’s siren call. The opportunity to spend a lazy afternoon blissfully...

 

Kids' Story Times continue at library

Every Tuesday and Wednesday, twice a day, one of the Sweetwater County Library's youth services librarians can be found reading to children in the building's multipurpose room. Sitting on a raised sta...

 

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