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Articles from the September 30, 2015 edition

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Parents connect with student's learning

Parents had a chance to connect with what their children are learning in school, at Jackson Elementary's Reading/Math Night, Sept. 22. This was Jackson's second annual Reading/Math Night. This event...

 

Awareness: the best self defense

Seniors learned various safety tips Tuesday evening at the Senior Safety First event. Ryan Fotheringham, owner of Freestyle Combative System in Rock Springs lead a demonstration on self defense. He st...

 

Homemade vanilla in GR

The sweet smell of vanilla, there is nothing like it. To most it means baking has either taken place or is about to start; and the thought of that is enough to make anyone salivate. Most have no clue...

 

Diaper drive aimed to help families out

One of the most sought after items for a mother with a newborn is diapers. For the first few weeks of an infants’ life they will go through about 12 diapers a day. However, diapers can be expensive...

 

Let the lurching begin

Green River will once again become the city invaded by zombies. The Sweetwater County Library is hosting its Zombie Walk Saturday, at 4 p.m. The Zombie Walk is a parade that will take place down Flaming Gorge Way in downtown Green River. The library...

 

Sherlock Holmes hits the stage

Actors’ Mission will perform “The Hound of the Baskervilles,” a Sherlock Holmes mystery by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, adapted to the stage by F. Andrew Leslie, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m., and Oct. 8, 9 and 10 at 7 p.m....

 

Couple to wed Oct. 10

Raul and Debbie Gardea of Green River recently announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Rachel Lynn Gardea of Denver, to Ryan James Schaefer of Denver. The bride elect,...

 

Police Reports

During the last week, the Green River Police Department responded to the following calls for service: Officers were contacted by Wyoming Game and Fish in reference to an agency assist regarding an injured deer. Officers posted a notice to abate at a...

 

City reports lower tax revenue

The City of Green River might be forced to rethink their budget if sales tax revenues don’t increase. The 2015-16 fiscal budget was set with the anticipation of $900,000 being received monthly in...

 

Officer urges more pet abuse reporting

A Lhasa Apso taken to Castle Rock Veterinary Clinic last month became an example in the importance of taking care of one’s pets after the veterinarian was forced to put the dog down. “When the bas...

 

GR man sentenced to prison

A man who admitted to having sex with a teenage girl will serve prison time. Scotty Don Anderson, 23, appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Richard Lavery at a sentencing hearing to three...

 

City monitors poisoned trees

An accidental herbicide application on trees along Uinta Drive and other areas of Green River continues to be monitored by the city’s parks and recreation department. Earlier this spring, a new...

 

Wolves take 1st conference win

The Green River High School Football Team walked out of Powell's homecoming game Friday night with an important victory, earning their first conference win. The Wolves started the game with an...

 

Boys tennis doubles dominates regionals

The Green River High School boys varsity tennis doubles teams swept regionals this weekend, winning every doubles bracket. "We took home the most boys championships," Tennis coach Phil Harder said....

 

Volleyball team sees mixed week

A non-conference tournament in Casper resulted in wins for the Green River High School volleyball Team, as well as exposure to the top-ranked team in the state. The Lady Wolves attended the Casper...

 

Swim team wins at Pinedale invitational

A weekend competition in Pinedale resulted in good times for the Green River Girls Swimming and Diving Team. Head coach Coleen Seiloff said the team had a solid competition, with multiple swimmers...

 

Hunting outlook good in Green River region

Pronghorn Hunters will again notice an improvement in pronghorn hunting when compared to last year, both in number of pronghorn and horn growth. Mild winter weather and ample moisture have yielded good horn growth this year. Conditions were...

 

Game and Fish Dept. answers commonly asked questions

How much meat can be expected from an antelope? Bucks average 75-80 pounds field dressed and does 65-70 pounds. The amount of packaged meat depends on how the animal is processed. Some hunters leave a substantial amount of bone, while others bone...

 

I was someone else for a day

This past weekend I attended the Salt Lake City Comic Con, it's something I love to do. Attending comic con for me has become somewhat of a yearly ritual for me. I love it because not only do I get...

 

There is nothing like a good book with children

This past week, I had the opportunity to attend a reading event at my oldest son’s elementary school. For family reading night, students in the school were invited to come to the school for an hour...

 

Our View: City could be a biking destination

A recent announcement by Colorado’s governor could help Green River, if the city and the county travel and tourism board capitalize on that announcement. According to the Denver Post, Governor John Hickenlooper pledged $100 million to make...

 

Celebrate banned books

On Oct. 10, the Sweetwater County Library will be swarming with kids dressed in their Harry Potter best as we transform the library into our version of Hogwarts for our annual Harry Potter Party. The kids will be making snitches and attending the Yul...

 

Notes from Town Square: About O'Leary's Cow

Every year on the first day of Camp Chipmunk all the Girl Scouts assembled in the dining hall, joined in a rousing round of “Old Mother Leary” usually accompanied by the pounding of forks and a few hoots and hollers for special effect. The song...

 

Anna Jo "Jodye" Wilmes

Anna Jo "Jodye" Wilmes, 62, of Rock Springs passed away Sept. 28, 2015 following a fast battle with cancer. She was born on June 29, 1953 in Sheridan, the daughter of Joseph A. and D. Jean...

 

Calvin "CJ" John Page II

Calvin "CJ" John Page II, 59, of Green River died Sept. 18, 2015 at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah after a sudden illness. He was born Aug. 13, 1956 in Enid, Okla., the son of Calvin Joh...

 

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