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Articles from the October 21, 2015 edition

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Gorge trip a success

Sight-seeing trip to Flaming Gorge left many seniors revived and ready for more. Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center and Villa residents took a trip to the Flaming Gorge recently. After male...

 

Wolves victorious over Cody

The wolves kicked off the football game against the Cody Broncs with a touchdown in the first quarter with 7:17 left in the quarter. This would earn them six points, and the PAT was successful,...

 

Swimmers win conference

The Green River Girls Swimming and Diving Team were named the western conference champions last weekend during a meet in Riverton. The last time the girls won the championship was in 1977. "The girls...

 

Cross country ready for state

This weekend is the last competition for the Green River High School Cross Country team. “We’re looking forward to state,” head coach Steve Boyd said. Boyd believes the courses the runners have...

 

Volleyball takes conference win

The GRHS varsity volleyball team is well on their way toward regionals and state. Green River comes away from the weekend with a win and a loss. Thursday was the conference game against Kelly Walsh...

 

Game and fish dept. seeks eggs

Fisheries biologist with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department are going to collect kokanee salmon eggs on Flaming Gorge Reservoir in an effort to help bolster the Gorge kokanee population and to establish additional spawning runs in other waters...

 

Mansface GR symbol receives needed painting improvements

Repainting the GR on Mansface will allow one Boy Scout to obtain his Eagle Scout award. Coleton Spalding, a 10th-grade Green River High School student, is a member of Boy Scout Troop 19. Spalding has...

 

Program wants to keep teens reading

Keeping teenagers reading is the purpose behind Teen Read Week. The Sweetwater County Library System is working hard to keep children reading throughout their lives, including their teenage years....

 

Quilters, photographers work sought

Quilters and photographers will have two opportunities to display their creative work at the Sweetwater County Library. In November and December the Sweetwater Quilters Open Exhibit will take place and scheduled for January and February is the...

 

Thirty-two artists show off thier work at CFAC

The ninth annual Community Art Exhibit has opened with 32 local artists submitting 48 original pieces of artwork. This year’s theme is “Art Squared” and will be on display through the end of the month at the Community Fine Arts Center. As an...

 

Upcoming Dinner

The Green River Girl Scouts will hosting its annual Veteran’s spaghetti dinner on Monday, Nov. 9 from 5-8pm at the Golden Hour Senior Center, 550 Uinta Drive. This is a free dinner and all veterans and their families are invited to attend. The...

 

Births

Rainey Grace Potter Wyatt and Sarah Potter of McKinnon recently announced the birth of their daughter Rainey Grace Potter. She was born Sept. 23, 2015, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. Chase Jeffrey Muniz Chad and Kristyn Muniz of Rock...

 

The Box Top scavanger hunt

I am starting to feel like a freshman all over again. I thought I was over this, but now that I have a kindergarten student I almost feel as though I am a freshman again. Every time I think I know...

 

Our View: Newsprint's death is exagerated

We’re all still a little shell-shocked from the fallout of the Great Recession. As for newspapers, in 2007 when our world economy was at its peak, so was newspaper pulp production. But by mid-2008 people had stopped spending money and you probably...

 

Research family history with free library books

Before I figured out that I wanted to live in Wyoming for the rest of my life, I lived in the Midwest – Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois, to be exact. My parents were both born and raised in the Midwest as well – my dad in Wisconsin and my mom...

 

Notes from Town Square: Protecting the community

The Green River Police Department employees have a cumulative total of about 411 years of service here at the Green River Police Department. We have about 91 children and of those 91 about 74 have attended schools in Green River. We are familiar...

 

Joyce Ann Harper

Joyce Ann Harper, 54, of Rock Springs, passed away Oct. 16, 2015, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Springs. A resident of Rock Springs, Harper passed away following a brief illness. S... Full story

 

Leola L. Kaumo

Leola L. Kaumo, 90, of Rock Springs, passed away Oct. 17, 2015, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. A lifelong resident of Rock Springs, Kaumo passed away surrounded by her family. She was born in Rock Springs on May 21, 1925, the daughter... Full story

 

Lorraine Cheese

Lorraine Cheese, 80, of Rock Springs, passed away Oct. 13, 2015, at the Brookdale Assisted Living in Ogden, Utah. A longtime resident of Rock Springs, Cheese had been in ill health for the past... Full story

 

W. David Williams

W. David Williams, 67, of Rock Springs, died Oct. 19, 2015, at his home with his family by his side. Williams had lived in Rock Springs for almost 40 years. He was in declined health for almost two... Full story

 

Classic children's novel transformed into a play

An 8-year-old's life will take center stage in the Green River High School play this week. "Ramona Quimby" by Len Jenkins is based on the novels by Beverly Cleary. Terrin Musbach, Green River High...

 

City funds shooting range

A 4-3 vote to move money from the city’s U.P. Depot fund to pay for a shooting range at the Green River Police Department reflected a major division amongst members of the Green River City Council. The city will move $210,000 originally earmarked t...

 

Former museum worker claims innocence

A former Sweetwater County Museum employee accused of stealing money from the museum pleaded not guilty to two felony charges. Cynthia J. McCullers, 51, of Green River, recently appeared in the Third...

 

County asked not to extend fair

Recent discussion about extending the Sweetwater County Fair to allow 4-H events to occur separate from the other activities has drawn some criticism from a fair and 4-H volunteer. Mike Newman, a...

 

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