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District enrollment is steady

The state of Sweetwater County School District No. 2 was discussed in a far-reaching presentation Tuesday night. Superintendent Donna Little-Kaumo said enrollment trends throughout the district have...

 

Child's joke published in book

Everyone likes to laugh, but not all jokes are funny. However, one Green River student's joke was so funny it will be published in a joke book. Evan Maser, 9, of Washington Elementary School was one...

 

Commissioner claims board was corrupted

Once again, the state of the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County came up during the Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting last week. During the commissioner’s comments portion of the meeting,...

 

Anglesey changed plea Friday

No contest. That’s the plea Jacob Anglesey made during an 11th hour change-of-plea hearing Friday afternoon, a few days prior to the scheduled start of his first-degree murder trial. “We were set...

 

Wyochem robber sentenced again

An Idaho man who robbed Wyochem Federal Credit Union was sentenced recently for the robbery. Donald Sample, also known as Donald A. Sheriff, 60, of Pocatello, Idaho, was sentenced to serve 30 years...

 
 By PETE RUST    Sports    September 13, 2017

Wolves dominate Wolverines at home

The Green River Wolves took on Riverton and played their first game in front of a large home crowd at Wolves Stadium, ending the GRHS Hall of Fame game with a dominating 56-21 victory. This time, the...

 

Swimmers gain experience at weekend meets

The Green River High School Lady Wolves swimming team traveled to Laramie and Cheyenne this weekend and had varying results. During the Laramie Invite and Dual, the Lady Wolves struggled. “Friday...

 

Lady Wolves loses 1st conference game

The Green River Lady Wolves volleyball team took on their biggest rivals in their first conference game of the season. Each match was close and the momentum seemed to go back and forth between the...

 

GRHS tennis team preps for regional tourney

A weekend trip to Cheyenne to compete against the capital city’s three high schools has the Green River High School tennis team in a good position for the upcoming regional tournament at Cheyenne...

 

Another new phase

Bring on the braces. My oldest son, Matthew, 7, got braces put on exactly two weeks ago. He was so excited to get them on and the place I took him to made it a wonderful experience. After his braces w...

 

Our View: State should look beyond fossil fuels

The coal industry will likely never return to its former glory, despite promises President Trump has made to the contrary. Fossil fuels will likely take a similar course, but not for several decades. Still, countries are starting to put the writing...

 

Notes from Town Square: Fall activities

The Green River URA/Main Street Agency finished up an exciting Farmers’ Market season Sept. 13.   We were excited to bring back past and new vendors and best of all, it didn’t even rain every Wednesday like it has been known to do. The vendors...

 

Terri Nielsen

Terri Nielsen, 49, passed away Sept. 2, 2017, at the University of Utah, in Salt Lake City. Nielsen passed away following a brief illness. Nielsen was born May 14, 1968, in Roseville, Calif., the...

 

Chainey Clay Gunderson

Chainey Clay Gunderson passed away suddenly Sept. 4, 2017, in Grand Junction, Colo. He was born Feb. 11, 1981, to Clay Gunderson and Traci Herrman.   He married Laura Shawcroft Nov. 25, 2006,...

 

Jessica Sue Flores

Jessica Sue Flores, 35, of Green River, passed away Sept. 4, 2017. A lifelong resident of Green River, Flores passed away following a sudden illness.  She was born on June 19, 1982 in Rock Springs,...

 

Mildred (Mimi) Emerson

"Health, prosperity, and love, and the time to enjoy them," was a toast Mildred (Mimi) Emerson would recite in Spanish. She spoke Portuguese and French as well, and even learned a bit of Danish...

 

Louis Kevin Cloyd

Louis Kevin Cloyd, 54, passed away Sept. 3, 2017, at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City. He was a resident of Rock Springs for 40 years, and a former resident of Springfield, Ore.  Cloyd was born...

 

Phyllis Moretti Blackburn

On Sept. 10, Phyllis Moretti Blackburn, 94, passed away peacefully surrounded by family while a resident at The Villa in Green River. Phyllis was born Dec. 28, 1922, in Lyman, to Darius Matthew Syme...

 

One piece at a time

It may take him days to complete a 1,000-piece puzzle, but it's something he enjoys. For Roger Stamper, a self-proclaimed staunch Democrat, creating beautiful American-themed puzzles has become a...

 

Halftime show focuses on Hall of Fame inductees

Inductees into the Green River Hall of Fame were honored Friday night during the halftime show at Wolves Stadium. One of the inductees was the 1971 state championship golf team. The team was coached...

 

Boy Scout donates 1,400 pounds of food

More than 1,400 pounds of food were donated as part of an Eagle Scout project to help residents in Green River. Thursday afternoon, Green River High School senior Dallin Hoyt brought a truckload of...

 

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