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GR seniors dress up for Halloween

Children were not the only ones having fun on Halloween. Seniors at the Golden Hour Senior Center were encouraged to wear costumes on Friday. Those who participated in the costume competition had a...

 

Wolves advance to semi-finals

A hard-fought 24-20 victory in Buffalo Friday night gives the Wolves a chance for payback in Jackson Hole in the semifinal round of playoff games for the 3A State Football Championship. The Jackson...

 

Volleyball team faces tough Cheyenne East squad in first state tournament round Thurs.

The Wolves put up a good fight during the regionals tournament last week, but came away with two losses, against Natrona and Evanston. The Wolves went into regionals as the second seeded, so even...

 

Swim team 6th at state

The GRHS Girls Swimming and Diving Team wrapped up their season at the state meet in Gillette last weekend. The team placed sixth overall, but head coach Colleen Seiloff said the team showed great...

 

Nourishment exhibit now on display at CFAC

For the month of November, the Community Fine Arts Center is featuring a group exhibit created by 11 women artists who reside in Lander and Laramie. This traveling art show titled "Give/Take...

 

Multi-instrumentalist to perform

The Community Fine Arts Center is hosting multi-instrumentalist Todd Green in concert Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Rock Springs High School Theater. Green performs original music on more than 30 acoustic string, flute and percussion instruments from all...

 

Residents can learn how to shop wisely for presents

With the holidays approaching quickly, the Sweetwater County Library System has a couple of upcoming events to help people make the most of their holiday shopping budget. The library system is hosting two Thrifty Holiday Shopping events in November....

 

Births

Kyllian Eric Tycee Nielson of Green River recently announced the birth of her son Kyllian Eric. He was born Oct. 25, 2015, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. Emmett Jeffrey Heslep Tanisha Driggs and Devan Heslep of Green River recently...

 

Engagement

The family of Lorrie Jaramillo recently announced the engagement and upcoming marriage to Alan Hunter of Toronto, Canada. A summer wedding is being planned....

 

Toy run starts fundraising season

A motorcycle toy run will officially kick off one of Sweetwater County’s toy fundraising drives. On Sunday, the 25th Annual Toy Run will once again start in Green River at 1 p.m. Flaming Gorge...

 

Meet Mary Poppins cast

Well-known classics from Mary Poppins will appear on stage, but community events are taking place before the musical. November will be filled with wonder as Western Wyoming Community College's...

 

Dennis Gene Peterson

Dennis Gene Peterson, 67, died peacefully Oct. 24, 2015 at the IMC in Murray, Utah following a brief illness. He is the son of the late LuGene and Ora Anderson Peterson. He was raised in Lehi, Utah... Full story

 

Hershel "Bettle" Graham

Hershel "Beetle" Graham, 78, of Carlsbad, N.M., passed away Oct. 26, 2015 at Mt. View Hospital in Las Cruces, N.M. A graveside service took place Friday at Carlsbad Cemetery Gazebo with long dear fami... Full story

 

Vickie P. Branch

Vickie P. Branch, 63, of Rock Springs, passed away Oct. 26, 2015 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. A lifelong resident of Rock Springs, Branch passed away following a lengthy illness. She... Full story

 

Austin DeShane Allen

Austin DeShane Allen, 18, of Green River, passed away Oct. 22, 2015 in Phoenix. A lifelong resident of Green River, Allen passed away suddenly. He was born on Feb. 28, 1997, in Green River, the son... Full story

 

LaVerne N. Bettolo

LaVerne N. Bettolo, 83, of Rock Springs passed away Oct. 29, 2015 at the Mission at Castle Rock in Green River.  A long-time resident of Superior and Rock Springs, Bettolo passed away following a... Full story

 

Mary Loraine Angeli

Mary Loraine Angeli, 92, of Rock Springs, passed away Oct. 30, 2015 at the Mission at Castle Rock in Green River.  A longtime resident of Rock Springs, Angeli died following a lengthy illness.  She... Full story

 

Guest Column: Wyo. Arts Council, new focus

The Wyoming Arts Council’s national partner, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), is in the process of celebrating its 50th anniversary. Now 48 years old and counting, the Wyoming Arts Council celebrates its long partnership with the NEA....

 

Picture book month at the library system

November is Picture Book Month, an international initiative that celebrates picture books throughout the entire month. For many people, picture books are their first experience with art and literature. A picture book that stands out from my...

 

Notes from Town Square: Landfill changes coming

It has been in the works for years and there have been numerous articles and meetings about the changes coming ahead for residents and customers who use our landfill facilities, but it seems there can never be enough communication when it comes to pr...

 

Barrasso calls rule 'overreaching'

Energy and mineral production is the backbone of Wyoming’s economy and provides good-paying jobs for families across the state. That’s why the hearings this month in the U.S. Senate on a variety of job-crushing energy regulations and policies are...

 

Kids trick or treat downtown Friday

Children and teens from throughout the Green River converged on Downtown Green River Friday afternoon dressed up as their favorite characters and monsters, trick or treating at many of the local...

 

Co. may see new oil distillery

A crude oil upgrade and storage tank facility is in the planning phases at the Sweetwater County Planning and Zoning Office. The facility, which is proposed by Rock Springs Energy Group, LLC., aims...

 

Police: Car used as a weapon

A woman accused of using her car as a deadly weapon claims the faulty brakes were to blame. Tresha D. Bachman, 34, of Green River, pleaded not guilty at an arraignment in the Third District Court of...

 

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