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Meet the new basketball coach

Green River High School has a new boy's basketball coach, Laurie Ivie. Basketball has always been at the forefront of Ivie's life. She grew up playing it, her sisters played it, her father coached...

 

Cowboys seeks first road win of season

The University of Wyoming men’s basketball team seeks its first road win of the 2015-16 season on Wednesday, but faces a tough task at Denver. The home team has won in each of the last 13 meetings between the Cowboys (4-2) and Pioneers (5-1), as th...

 

Senior center to host big craft fair

From baked goods to every imaginable craft item, the Gold Hour Senior Center’s Christmas Craft Fair is bound to have something for everyone. GHSC activities coordinator Megan Brown said 49 vendors...

 

Santa Claus is coming to town

Children and adults alike will have a chance to see the white bearded man in a red suit this weekend at the city’s Santa’s arrival. Jenny Melvin, Urban Renewal Agency/Main Street director said,...

 

Debaters prepare for Utah competition

Despite the long holiday weekend, the Green River Speech and Debate team is preparing to face tough competition in Utah. This weekend, a little over half of the team will travel to Alta, Utah, to comp...

 

GR residents can repurpose old books

Turn old books into beautiful holiday decorations with the help of the crafty staff at the Sweetwater County Library. The library’s Holiday Altered Books Workshop will be Dec. 12. Those wanting to participate can drop by anytime between 10 a.m. to...

 

Send cards the old-fashioned way

The Sweetwater County Pony Express will host its 14th annual Christmas-card ride on Dec. 12. Christmas cards will be carried on horseback from the Green River Post Office to the Rock Springs Post Office. All cards must have the correct postage and...

 

Births

Dax Brandan O’Malley Brandon and Karly O’Malley of Rock Springs recently announced the birth of their son Dax Brandan O’Malley. He was born Nov. 5, 2015, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. Mason Joe Hellickson Daniel and Lulu...

 

Honor choir to perform in Dec.

The Sweetwater Board of Cooperative Educational Services Children's Honor Choir will perform a variety of Holiday concerts during the month of December. Under the direction of Wendy Compton, and...

 

Kids learn through play

Children at Green River Co-op Preschool were busy settling back into the groove of things Monday afternoon. With the long, holiday weekend, employees at the preschool were not sure what to expect....

 

City debates new ordinances

The first readings of two new ordinances for the City of Green River passed at the city council meeting Tuesday night. The first was a new city ordinance for disorderly conduct. Both the Green River P...

 

Administrator gets a raise

Consideration to approve an increase in the general fund in the administration department for an amendment to the City Administrator’s Contract, in the amount of $20,862 was approved at Tuesday’s...

 

Candidate announces senate run

A Green River resident recently announced her intent to run for Senate District 14 in the Wyoming Legislature. Michele Irwin, a democrat, lives on a bison and cattle ranch south of Green River,...

 

Man faces 340 years in prison

A man accused of raping a 15-year-old girl more than once, pleaded not guilty to eight felony charges. TJ Luna, 32, Green River, appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Nena James at an...

 

Hospital on schedule in Rock Springs

Construction at Aspen Mountain Medical Center in Rock Springs is on schedule for company to start accepting patients April 1, according to CEO Steven Perry. Perry spoke to the Sweetwater County...

 

Justice center funding alternatives mentioned

Alternate methods of funding are available for the construction of a new justice center near the Sweetwater County Detention Center. The Sweetwater County Commissioners heard a presentation from...

 

Police Reports

Officers received a call, in reference to a deer with a string of Christmas lights caught in its antlers. The deer would not let officers get close to it and Wyoming Game and Fish Department were notified. Animal control officers contacted an...

 

Albina Rudolph

Albina Rudolph, 102, of Rock Springs passed away Nov. 28, 2015 at the Sage View Care Center following a brief illness. She was born on Dec. 1, 1912 in Rock Springs, the daughter of Valentine...

 

Anne McKinley Elmore

Anne McKinley Elmore, 62, of Green River, passed away Nov. 26, 2015 at her home. A longtime resident of Green River and former resident of Chatom, Ala., Elmore died following a lengthy illness. She...

 

Shirley Conner

Shirley Connor, 87, of Rock Springs passed away Nov. 30, 2015 at the Sage View Care Center where she had been a resident for the past two months.  A long time resident of Rock Springs, Connor died...

 

Harry R. Chipp

Harry R. Chipp, 96, of Rock Springs passed away Nov. 25, 2015 at the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County.  He had been a longtime resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming and former resident of Sublet...

 

Alice Brooks Calligaro

Alice Brooks Calligaro, 94, of Rock Springs passed away Nov. 26, 2015 at Mission at Castle Rock in Green River. A longtime resident of Rock Springs, Calligaro died following a lengthy illness. She...

 

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