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Articles from the September 16, 2015 edition

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County looks at e-polling books

The Sweetwater County Clerk’s Office may update its polling machines in time for the 2016 election. Sweetwater County Clerk Dale Davis said his office is looking at new electronic polling books to...

 

County may consider a bond issue

The Sweetwater County Commissioners may investigate if using bonds to pay for part of its proposed judicial building is a good idea. However, not everyone is on board with the idea. Commissioner John...

 

City raises RMP fee by 1 percent

Rocky Mountain Power will be able to continue its utility work with the residents of Green River under a new contract now lasting 10 years. Rocky Mountain Power’s franchise contract of 25 years...

 

Two injuries caused by fleeing suspect

A Rock Springs man was arrested early Sunday morning and faces multiple charges after allegedly leading sheriff’s deputies on a chase along White Mountain. Daniel Ray Potter, 21, faces five counts...

 

Woman pleads not guilty to Medicaid fraud charge

A woman accused of welfare fraud pleaded not guilty to one felony charge. Natasha York, of Green River, also known as Natasha Ann Crooks, appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Richard Lavery...

 

Runners have solid times at Murray meet

A recent trip to Murray, Utah turned into a good meet for members of the Green River High School Cross Country team. Head coach Steve Boyd said the runners saw improvement during the meet, which inclu...

 

Wolves earn 1st victory

The Wolves got their first taste of victory this season in Rawlins after defeating the Outlaws 33-20 in their second non-conference game. The Green River High School Football Team (1-1) came out...

 

Tennis team heating up for Regionals

With a few matches under their belts this year, the GRHS Varsity Tennis players are heating up. The girls have improved in matches won, and boys are keeping up a consistent match win. A couple of the...

 

Bombshells end season with bang

By LILLIAN PALMER Staff Writer The Bittersweet Bombshells finished their roller derby season with a bang, and wrecked the Wild West Wreckers of Sheridan, Saturday. The bout finished with Bombshell’s...

 

Volleyball team defeats Rock Springs squad

The Green River High School’s varsity volleyball team took on rival Rock Springs and walked away with the win Wednesday night. The Lady Wolves, heavily supported by a home crowd of noisy high...

 

Girls tennis scores

Sept. 4, GRHS vs. Natrona Singles: Anna Ujvary vs. Lily Lower (Natrona, 5-7, 2-6) Isabel Leininger vs. Leslie Briscoe (Natrona, 1-6, 2-6) Doubles: Alex Palmer, Cassie Deverick vs. Sabrina Andrade, Julia Cox (Natrona, 6-4, 2-6, 2-6) Jessica Scott,...

 

Our View: The deer are here to stay

The city’s resident deer population continues to divide residents. Some would like to see the deer hunted by marksmen or officers while others would like to watch deer as they walk through their properties and eat their plants. The issue is so...

 

A lot going on at libraries

I’ve heard some people say recently that there’s nothing to do here in Sweetwater County. To that I say: Not true! When I first moved to the area five years ago, I also said there was nothing to do here. But that was before I truly took the time...

 

Notes from Town Square: Supporting redevelopment

The term economic development may convey different meanings to different people. Some may envision stores, restaurants, and office buildings. Others may see new residential neighborhoods or apartment complexes. For the City of Green River...

 

Sandra Ann Coates

Sandra Ann Coates, 57, from Indian Valley, Idaho passed away in her home in the early morning of Sept. 8, 2015, after battling bile duct cancer.  She was born on Jan. 13, 1958 in Buffalo, Mo. to... Full story

 

Geraldine (Gerrie) Ann Bader

Geraldine (Gerrie) Ann Bader, fortified with Sacraments of Holy Mother Church Sept. 13, 2015, at age 72. Dear mother of Ben Beckermann, Dan (Dina) Beckermann, Brian (Vanessa) Beckermann, Mary (Aaron)... Full story

 

Ronald Dean Hall

Ronald Dean Hall passed Thursday, Sept. 3 at 3:15 a.m. at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County after a long battle with cancer at the age of 72. He was a longtime resident of Green River for the las... Full story

 

Farmers' market baked goods sell fast

Each week this past summer, the Golden Hour Senior Center volunteers attended the Green River Farmers' Market. While at the Farmers' Market, the volunteers sold numerous baked goods including, apple...

 

New year brings new faces to school

On Monday morning, the Sweetwater County Child Developmental Center was bustling with students eager to learn. Jennifer Rendell's four-year-old and five-year-old class was no different. Students were...

 

Boy born without arms defies odds

Nine-year-old Joe Renfro is not like other kids. He may know that, but try telling him he can't do something; and he would prove you wrong. Renfro, a Green River resident, was born without arms and...

 

Center to host sensory day

Kids and families are invited to come enjoy fun and exciting activities during the “Sensory Field Day” hosted by the Sweetwater County Child Developmental Center. The event is Friday from 9 a.m. to noon at both SCCDC locations in Rock Springs...

 

First community baby shower set

All pregnant women, new moms and parenting families are encouraged to attend the first Sweetwater County Community Baby Shower. Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Sweetwater County Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition members are partnering...

 

FFA come to GRHS?

The Green River High School is hosting an open house for the Green River Agricultural Department. This open house will take place Wednesday, Sept. 23 from 6-8 p.m. During this event, the introduction of a new program will take place. It is the first...

 

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