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Articles from the November 22, 2017 edition

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Our View: Things to be thankful for in GR

Green River’s residents have a lot to be thankful for. We live in one of the most beautiful cities in Wyoming. An absolute oasis in the southwestern Wyoming desert. Green River is filled with parks and trees. We have a Greenbelt walkway that gives... Full story

 

Thankful for memories

Each year, around this time, it’s customary for one to feel the need to profess what they are thankful for. Yes. It’s Thanksgiving. For me, I am not only thankful for my faith, family and...

 

Notes from Town Square: A safe and happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is here and thus begins the holiday season. This is a special time of year when we are able to take the time to count our blessings and enjoy our family and friends. It’s a time for food, fun and laughter. Unfortunately, this is also...

 

Swimmer signs with UW

An All-State Lady Wolves swimmer intends to continue competing in the pool, signing on with the University of Wyoming's swim team. Avery Otto recently signed her letter of intent to compete for the...

 

Lauze earns accolades

Green River High School swimmer Jesse Lauze not only broke a school record in the 100-yard breaststroke and the conference record in the 200-yard medley relay, but was named All-Conference in the...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    November 22, 2017

Cell ordinance moves ahead

An ordinance eight months in the making passed its first reading at the Green River City Council Tuesday night. The ordinance addresses issues regarding cellular communication towers within city limit...

 
 By DAVID MARTIN    City    November 22, 2017

Lifeguard saves child at Rec. Center

A lifeguard's quick thinking and action is credited with preventing tragedy at the Green River Recreation Center Nov. 4. The lifeguard, Andrea Uhrig, was recognized by the Green River City Council...

 

Employees to receive incentive

Sweetwater County’s full-time employees will have something extra to be thankful for this Thanksgiving since the commissioners approved a one-time incentive. The commissioners voted Tuesday morning...

 

Firefighters take on 2nd Tipton fire

Sweetwater County firefighters took on a second fire near Tipton early Tuesday morning. According to Sweetwater County Fire Warden Mike Bournazian, the fire was reported by a nearby Union Pacific train, as well as travellers along Interstate 80....

 

Theater students host two plays Monday

Residents will have the opportunity to watch two one-act plays performed by Green River High School students Monday evening, giving them a glimpse at what the high school's theater students will...

 

GR team comes home with trophy

The Green River High School Speech and Debate team came home with its first, first-place trophy and is hoping to obtain more this season. The team recently traveled to Riverton to compete in its... Full story

 

Michael Wayne Doty

Michael Wayne Doty, 44, passed away Aug. 3, 2017, at his home.   Doty was born on Dec. 31, 1972, in Cheyenne, the son of Paul L. Doty and Linda M. Atwood Doty. He attended schools in Green River,...

 

William E. "Bill" O'Neal

William E. "Bill" O'Neal, 85, passed away Nov. 16, 2017, at Deer Trail Assisted Living in Rock Springs.  He was born on April 3, 1932, in Rosiclare, Ill., the son of William Howard "Peg"  O'Neal...

 

Juanita Prado

Juanita Prado, 68, passed away Nov. 15, 2017, at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. Prado was a resident of Rock Springs since 1985 and former resident of Hanna.  She died following a lengthy...

 

Michael Schall

Michael Schall, 54, of Green River, passed away Nov. 9, 2017, at his home. He had been a resident of Green River for the past two years and former resident of Casper. Schall was born on March 31,...

 

Merrill "Layne" Balzly

Merrill "Layne" Balzly, 82, of Green River, passed away Nov. 16, 2017, at the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. He had been a long time resident of Green River and former longtime resident of... Full story

 

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