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Articles from the November 25, 2015 edition

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Thanksgiving dinner a success

Great food, great service and a great turnout. These are the words most would use to describe the Golden Hour Senior Center's Thanksgiving dinner, which took place last Thursday. "The Thanksgiving...

 

Project WILD receives big donation

Thanks to a generous donation from The Williams Companies, Inc to Wyoming Project WILD, the newly-formed nonprofit will continue providing quality conservation and environmental education materials and professional development workshops to Wyoming ed...

 

GR author receives award

A book that sat on a shelf for 20 years became an award-winning novel. Western, historical romance novel writer Christine Williams, who writes under the pen name "Alethea Williams," started writing...

 

Moms group teaches children the importance of giving

Moms group MOPS (Moms of pre-schoolers), and Moms Next of Sweetwater County bought, gathered and packaged up shoe boxes stuffed with toys and hygiene products Thursday. The toy-stuffed shoe boxes...

 

Cold weather to inspire reading

As the weather gets colder in Sweetwater County, it seems like the perfect time to curl up with a book, and the Sweetwater County Library System has a great incentive to do just that: the Winter Reading Program. The library’s Winter Reading...

 

Everett Eugene Kraft

Everett Eugene Kraft, 79, died on Nov. 22, 2015 at Sage View in Rock Springs. He was born April 24, 1936 on the Kraft family farm in Trego County. Kan., the third son of David and Emma Schneider... Full story

 

Mark Jospeh Lundgren Sr.

Mark Joseph Lundgren, Sr., 74, of Green River, passed away Nov. 18, 2015 at his home. A longtime resident of Green River, and former resident of Kenmare, N.D., Lundgren died following a brief battle w... Full story

 

Frederick Thomas Sibley

Frederick Thomas Sibley, 79, of Rock Springs, passed away Nov. 21, 2015 at Copper Ridge Health Care in West Jordan, Utah. A longtime resident of Rock Springs and former long time resident of... Full story

 

Willard Tanner

Willard Tanner, 85, of Rock Springs, passed away Nov. 18, 2015 at Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center in Green River. A longtime resident of Rock Springs, and former resident of Granger,... Full story

 

Bonnie Jo Hofeldt Theurer

Bonnie Jo Hofeldt Theurer, 68, passed away at her home in Casper Nov. 18, 2015. She was born June 19, 1947 in Rock Springs, to Emma Louise Kinniburgh Hofeldt and Harold Hofeldt. Bonnie graduated from... Full story

 

Helpers, performers make dinner special

Green River residents attending the Golden Hour Senior Center's Thanksgiving Dinner Thursday were waited on and entertained by Green River students. Theater students from the Green River High School...

 

Woman sentenced for forgery

A woman will serve between three-and-five years prison for forging documents in a effort to receive more than $2 million in loans. Tina L. Linkenauger, 49, appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Nena James at an argued sentencing hearing Frida...

 

Man dies after police chase

A pursuit involving the Green River Police Department and Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office ensued early Friday afternoon, which ended in a Green River man’s death. The pursuit started at...

 

City shares snow removal plans

When snow storms hit Green River, the city’s streets department hits the roads running, scraping, salting and sanding. The city’s policy of when to start scraping the streets is when the snow...

 

Bus safety a priority for District No. 2

Keeping kids safe on the bus is a priority in Sweetwater County School District No. 2. Sandy Lee, District No. 2 bus driver and bus-safety team member with LaVonne Wadsworth, said each student who is...

 

Hannah M. Tiller

Hannah M. Tiller, 33, of Rock Springs passed away Nov. 19, 2015. She was born on Nov. 2, 1982 in Mountain View, Mo., the daughter of Terry L. Lawson and Andrea D. Buckner. Tiller attended schools in... Full story

 

Professor of the year

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) have named Professor of Earth Science and Engineering Craig Thompson of Western...

 

Professor edits Grand Canyon book

An associate professor at Western Wyoming Community College recently co-edited an poetry anthology. Rick Kempa, associate professor of English co-edited “Going Down Grand: Poems from the Canyon” that assembles verses old and new into a...

 

Police Reports

Officers took a report of a missing person. The reporting party later contacted the police department and said the person returned home. Officers responded to a residence in reference to a report of a crash on Fur Street. Officers took a report of...

 

Our View: Prostitution isn't the big county issue

Prostitution has suddenly become a more prominent crime during the past month, originally involving a bust at the Rock Springs Motel 6, and over the weekend with a sting operation conducted by the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office. While prostitut...

 

It's Thanksgiving, let's eat

It’s Thanksgiving, Let’s Eat! Today is the day before Thanksgiving. It is Thanksgiving Eve, if you will. Perhaps you are brining your turkey or baking that last pumpkin pie. You might be doing some last-minute house cleaning or ironing of your ta...

 

Progress happens in GR too

We take technological progress for granted these days. It isn’t that surprising to hear about a smaller, faster and more powerful computer, nor is it really surprising when all a person needs to do...

 

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