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Articles from the October 12, 2016 edition

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Our View: Legislative races more important

With elections around the corner, many eyes are focused on the contest between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. However, more important races are taking place across the state, with more direct consequences tied to the victors. In the many...

 

Wyoming should question Liz Cheney's intentions for Wyo.

Wyoming voters will have a tough choice on their ballots Nov. 8 when deciding if they want Liz Cheney or Ryan Greene to represent the state in Washington, D.C. Cheney, who came out ahead of a...

 

Notes from Town Square: The role of the youth league official

What’s even tougher than being a youth sports coach or parent? The answer is being a youth sports referee or umpire. The youth sports official has one of the most demanding and essential roles in youth sports. It is obvious that the youth sports of...

 
 By Lu Sweet    Opinion    October 12, 2016

Lifelong Learning: Tennis player's tips can be used off the court

A couple of weeks ago, I read an article by tennis great, Serena Williams titled “Leadership Lessons.” (Coach, September/October 2016) In it, Serena talked about four traits she tries to live by in order to be the best tennis player she can be. I...

 

Harder listed as coach of the year

With a successful and historic tennis season under his belt, head coach Phil Harder was recently recognized as the regional tennis coach of the year for both the girls and boys teams. The Green River...

 

Wolves takes first loss in Afton

The Wolves' undefeated streak ended in Afton Friday night, falling to the Braves 20-7. In a rematch of the 3A State Championship last year, the Wolves responded to the Braves' physical play style,...

 

Swimmers compete well in Gillette

A trip to Gillette gave the Green River High School girls swimming team a chance to get accustomed to the pool they will swim in at state, as well as a chance to compete against many of the other...

 

Lady Wolves defeat RS, Lyman at home

For the second time this year, the Green River Lady Wolves Volleyball team beat their biggest rivals. Last week, the Lady Wolves, who had home court advantage, came out on top of Rock Springs in...

 

WWCC mascot change was a good idea

Mascots are a silly concept and it’s even sillier how much people can associate with them. An often cartoonish character, and just as often presented in a very masculine depiction, they’re often t...

 

Deer poached on Aspen Mountain

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department continue to see evidence of poaching taking place throughout Sweetwater County. The most recent incident took place on Aspen Mountain, where a poached deer was found near County Road 27. “I believe the deer was...

 

2 killed in alleged murder

Two Sweetwater County men were killed in an alleged double homicide in Gillette and two Gillette residents stand accused of their deaths. According to the Gillette News-Record, Michael Montano, 37, of Gillette, is accused of killing 33-year-old Phili...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 12, 2016

Students remember classmate

Students, parents and teachers walked into the high school gym, many of them with shocked looks on their faces. A few had tears in their eyes as they hugged and reminisced, wearing camouflage out of...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 12, 2016

Fundraiser results in more PTO money, silly-stringed administrator

Surrounded by her students, Jackson Elementary School Principal Stacey Court waited for the inevitable. The students, armed with cans of silly string, let her have it. In a few short moments, Court wa...

 

City Council to review deer survey questions

Survey questions about whether or not the city should start a deer-culling program were passed onto the Green River City Council for its review. Green River city administrator Reed Clevenger said the...

 

Jim and Lorraine Jolley

Jim Jolley passed away Sept. 12, 2016, a year after his wife Lorraine Jolley passed away June 15, 2015. Jim was born in Glendale, Ariz., late in the summer of 1938 to Ellic Graves Jolley and Montie Alta Jolley. Jim’s 10 siblings include brothers Bi...

 

Jonathan Clifford Paulding

Jonathan Clifford Paulding, 29, of Quinlan, Texas passed away Oct. 5, 2016, at the Baylor Hospital in Dallas, Texas.   He was born on Sept. 26, 1987 in Saint George, Utah, the son of Rebecca Kay Sore...

 

Jean Merlone

Jean Merlone, 86 of Rock Springs, passed away surrounded by her family Oct. 5, 2016, in Salt Lake City. A lifelong resident of Rock Springs, Merlone died following a lengthy illness.   She was born... Full story

 

Bob "Chubba" Majhanovich

Bob "Chubba" Majhanovich, 85, of Rock Springs, passed away Oct. 9, 2016, at the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. A lifelong resident of Rock Springs, Majhanovich died following a lengthy... Full story

 

John William Lawson

John William Lawson, 68, passed away Oct. 9, 2016, at his home in Taylorsville, Utah. He was a Vietnam veteran and proudly served on the USS Gallup. He was also a long time employee of FMC Corp.,... Full story

 

David Roy Delling

David Roy Delling, 80, of Taos, N.M., passed away Oct. 5, 2016. He was born Aug. 5, 1936, in Kirkwood, Mo., to William Delling and Florence Flumerfelt Delling. Delling served in the U.S. Air Force... Full story

 

Maicy Marie Braden

Maicy Marie Braden, 17, of Green River, passed away Oct. 3, 2016, at the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County.   She was born on Aug. 24, 1999, in Rock Springs, the daughter of Jason Craig Braden... Full story

 

Trunk or Treat event brings big crowd to GR

For about and hour and a half Saturday, businesses at the Green River Trunk or Treat were busy handing out candy. The two-hour long event, hosted by the Green River URA/Main Street Agency, was packed...

 

Seniors enjoy gaming day

The seniors were busy heckling and teasing each other about failing to pick up a spare or getting a split. All was part of the Golden Hour Senior Center's Wii Bowling game Tuesday morning. About...

 

Play shows impact of eating disorders

An award-winning play about body image and eating disorders will come to life on stage at the high school. Tonight is the last opportunity for residents to see the Green River High School Theater's...

 

Sophie Bessie Lucero

On Oct. 6, 2016, Sophie Bessie Lucero our mother, sister, and grandmother was taken to be with her Lord Jehovah. She was surrounded by her daughters and grandchildren when she passed. Sophie was born April 18, 1923, in Lucero, New Mexico. She was...

 

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