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Exploring the pumpkin patch

Colorful pumpkins of all shapes and sizes were what Green River students wanted to see. Washington Elementary School kindergarten students from Danelle Burd and Lynne Crego's classes were captivated...

 

Seniors make hats for school kids

Twice a week, a sewing group meets at the Golden Hour Senior Center to work on their projects. For the past few months, the group decided to set their own projects aside and unite to complete a humani...

 

Conference champs prep for State

The Green River Lady Wolves swimming team took first at conference and now is preparing for state. "The girls had a really good weekend," head coach Colleen Seiloff said. Although there were no more s...

 
 By PETE RUST    Sports    October 25, 2017

Star Valley Braves tame GR Wolves 21-0

The Star Valley Braves brought their powerful running game to town and it was as good as expected, overpowering the Wolves in their final regular season game 21-0. The Braves, the defending 3A State...

 

Lady Wolves win 2, lock in a spot at State tourney

The Green River High School Lady Wolves volleyball team won both of their games this weekend, making them the No.2 seed in the west and clinching them a spot at state. This past weekend, the Lady...

 

Trick or treat in a warm building

It’s that time of the year again. Time for children to get dressed up in costumes and hit the streets in search of candy. This Halloween, Green River children can once again opt out of trick or trea...

 

Military invited to attend Marine Corps ball

The United States Marine Corps will celebrate its 242 birthday with a ball. On Nov. 11 the birthday ball celebration, which is hosted by the Marine Corps League LCPL Chance Phelps detachment No....

 

Ham radio explored

Braving cold temperatures and high winds, a group of Boy Scouts learned about ham radio Saturday morning. Situated by the Rock Springs Chamber of Commerce, Rick Breininger of the Sweetwater Amateur...

 

Couple celebrates 50th anniversary

Ed and Rita Bostick were married Oct. 1967 on Friday the 13th in Las Vegas. To celebrate their 50th anniversary, they returned to Las Vegas and renewed their vows at the same wedding chapel the past...

 

Truman named top school

Truman Elementary School was selected as one of 12 highest performing and most successful schools in Wyoming. This selection, was followed by a visit from Augenblick, Palaich and Associates (APA)....

 

Commissioners asked to challenge DEQ

A resident who claims a simple septic-system request has turned into a Department of Environmental Quality nightmare asked the Sweetwater County Commissioners to take on the DEQ for him. After a...

 

Fire stopped east of Rock Springs

The Sweetwater County Fire Department, along with firefighters from other jurisdictions, battled a 400-acre wildland fire east of Rock Springs Sunday evening. According to Mike Bournazian, the county'...

 

WGFD investigates more elk poaching incidents

More instances of poaching have occurred during the past week in Southwest Wyoming, with three more elk reportedly poached near Little Mountain. According to information from the Wyoming Game and...

 

Our View: Leave this state out of Bannon's war

Many of our readers have likely heard about a couple of potential challengers to Sen. John Barrasso in the coming election year. While we’re in favor of residents seeking public office to serve their city, county or state; we cannot support what...

 

RS teacher makes appropriate statements

Dear Editor, Gigi Jasper is an AP English teacher, at Rock Springs High School. Having worked in that school as a substitute teacher, I have covered for her at least twice. The walls of the room are covered in all kinds of stimulating pictures and...

 

What's crawling on my face?

As I am laying in bed sleeping, I suddenly get the feeling that I should be awake for some reason. I lay there trying to decide if I am dreaming or if I do in fact feel something crawling on my face....

 

Tasty adventures in Sweetwater Co.

One of the aspects of living in Sweetwater County is the inevitable challenge of eating at a restaurant within a month of it opening. For that month or so, service to any brand-new eating...

 

Notes from Town Square: Planning a safe Halloween

Halloween is coming and the Green River URA/Main Street Agency wants to share some tips to ensure a fun and safe experience for everyone. These recommendations are from the American Academy of Pediatrics: *Plan costumes that are bright and...

 

Dealing with the Equifax beach

Typing your last name and final six digits of your social security number into Equifax’s website is sort of like getting a sore tooth looked at by the dentist - you know you need to do it, but the potential bad news you receive could lead to...

 

Robert T. "Doc" Wallendorff

Robert T. "Doc" Wallendorff, 86, of Rock Springs passed away Oct. 19, 2017, at Deer Trail Assisted Living in Rock Springs. He was born on Oct. 11, 1931, in Cedaredge, Colo., the son of Grant W. and...

 

Richard "Rich" Caller

Richard "Rich" Caller, 86, of Rock Springs, passed away Oct. 16, 2017, at his home with his daughter Shirley by his side.  He was a longtime resident of Rock Springs. Caller passed away from a...

 

Alice Jean McFadden Cristanelli

Alice Jean McFadden Cristanelli passed away Oct. 22, 2017, at the Sunrise of Sandy Assisted Living facility in Sandy, Utah after a lengthy illness. Cristanelli was born Dec. 18, 1933, in Rock Springs...

 

Leland Lynn Grandy

Leland Lynn Grandy, a lifelong resident of Eden Valley, passed away Oct. 22, 2017, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County.  He died of a sudden illness at the age of 89. He was born Aug. 11, 1928,...

 

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