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Articles from the September 7, 2016 edition

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 By David Martin    City    September 7, 2016

Post hosts national commander

Four years ago, there wasn’t much of an American Legion Post 28 to visit. The post, long dormant, was kept alive by infrequent meetings and a small, core group of members. It didn’t even have a...

 

County denies mine request

The Wyoming Mining Association sought authority to approve or deny a solar farm project in Sweetwater County and was denied, according to Sweetwater County Commissioner John Kolb. Kolb, speaking to ot...

 

Exam needed for murder suspect

A man accused of stabbing another man to death in Rock Springs will undergo an examination to determine if he is capable of understanding court proceedings. Charles K. Carter, of North Carolina, who...

 
 By David Martin    City    September 7, 2016

County mulls renting out senior center

A committee has formed to investigate how the empty portion of the Golden Hour Senior Center building should be used. Commissioner Don Van Matre said meetings have taken place involving the senior...

 

William Tygart Lee

William Tygart Lee, 85, of Rock Springs passed away at Sage View Care Center, Friday, Sept. 2, 2016. A longtime resident of Rock Springs and former resident of Reliance, Lee passed away following a... Full story

 

Vernon J. Byrd

Vernon J. Byrd passed away Aug. 31, 2016, after a lengthy illness, in Sandy, Utah. He was born Oct., 22, 1937, in Madill, Okla.  He is survived by his wife Janet and two sons, Kris and Jared Scott,... Full story

 

Our View: Camping in GR not a good idea

We don’t think camping should be allowed in FMC Park. While camping would show off the area’s natural beauty and give great access to bicycling and hiking trails, we don’t think camping spots would benefit the city and would ultimately be...

 

Adult coloring craze

I have extremely fond memories of coloring as a child. Whether it was within the pages of a Mickey Mouse coloring book, on a piece of construction paper, or scribbled upon a scrap of lined notebook paper, I was a child that could be counted upon to...

 

Another school year kicks off

This year, there were no tears from anyone in the family. I guess you could say I was more prepared or maybe it came so fast I didn’t have time to react. Yes. My son Matthew is now as we like to...

 

Notes from Town Square: A low impact workout for older residents

We all know that the older we become the need to stay active and healthy is an absolute priority in our lives (or, it should be). Our muscles and joints are pretty much a “use them or lose them” deal with our human bodies, which can decline in...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    September 7, 2016

Wolves visit Riverton, leave with first win of the season

In pre-game comments head coach Don Maggi appeared to be spot on in his analysis of both his team and his opponents strengths and weaknesses. Maggi said this might be his best offensive line since he...

 

Wolves tennis team seeks improvement, state play

For the Green River High School Tennis team, the main goal is to focus on the fundamentals. Head coach Phil Harder said the team’s drills focus specific fundamental skill and work on it throughout...

 

GRHS volleyball team seeks 3rd state tournament appearance

They may not have even played their first conference game, but the girls have already set their season goals. One of the Lady Wolves volleyball team’s season goals is to make it back to state. Head...

 

Swim team grows in 2016

With 35 swimmers, the Green River High School girls swim team has benefited from the high school’s aquatics center. Head coach Colleen Seiloff said the program has seen advantages from the...

 

Residents enjoy fishing trip

Ten Mission at Castle Rock residents enjoyed a fishing trip to Flaming Gorge Reservoir; and some even caught some fish. On Aug. 18, the residents, eight care partners and seven volunteers ventured...

 

Hidden in plain sight

Armed with his handheld Global Positioning System device, a Green River resident embarked on a short cache hunt. Local geocache treasure hunter, Ellis Nelson, didn't even know what a cache was until 2...

 

Kids enjoy new playground equipment at Washington

Students at Washington Elementary waited patiently as they watched the construction workers put the finishing touches on some new playground equipment. During a short ribbon-cutting ceremony last...

 

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