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 By Stephanie Thompson    People    May 24, 2017 

Volunteers help with GR senior breakfast

Making sure the pancakes are fresh for those coming in the door is a priority for volunteer Ray Curtis. For the past 25 years, Curtis has been volunteering for the Golden Hour Senior Center's...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    People    May 24, 2017 

Decorating to celebrate life

A woman who was told she may have as little as three days to three years to live has decided to enjoy every minute of what time she has left. Carol Patterson Kelsey of Green River has been busy...

 
 People    May 24, 2017 

Sweetwater County kids to perform in State Honor Choir

Eleven members of the Sweetwater Board of Cooperative Educational Services County Children’s Honor Choir, and the Stagecoach Elementary Choir have been selected by their conductor to perform in the 2017 Wyoming American Choral Directors Association...

 
 By David Martin    People    May 24, 2017 

Longtime volunteer leaves tree board

Arbor Day has been a staple Spring celebration in Green River for more than 30 years, but a longtime volunteer who helped grow the event for the past 11 years will leave the board responsible for the...

 
 People    May 24, 2017 

GR student receives scholarship

The Kaiser Foundation announced it has awarded 10 $4,000 scholarships to outstanding graduation seniors of Wyoming high schools. Green River High School student Jennifer Rocha is one of the 10 who will receive the scholarship. These scholarships may...

 
 By David Martin    People    May 17, 2017

Morning running club wraps up the season

While most kids are still preparing for their day at school, a few motivated children are jogging along with friends at Jackson Elementary School. Jackson Elementary School's running club attracts doz...

 

Many women attend Mother's Day tea

A tea focused on celebrating mothers took place at the senior center Thursday. The tables were decorated in bright colors with flowers as center pieces. In front of each guest was a tea bag, dessert,...

 

Student named Presidential Scholar

A Green River High School student will join 160 other U.S. Presidential Scholars in Washington D.C., in June to receive a medallion and participate in numerous activities. Anna Harris, a senior at...

 

State young author awards given to county kids

By STEPHANIE THOMPSON People Editor Several Green River students brought home first place and honorable mention awards from the State Young Authors Competition. “The results for Green River are exce...

 
 By David Martin    People    May 10, 2017

Library celebrates Star Wars

The "Star Wars" film franchise is one of the most enduring pop culture icons in cinema history. The original story of a young farm boy who goes off to become a Jedi and fight the evil galactic empire...

 

Local veterans receive medals

In a packed room, Korean War Veterans and their families gathered together to reflect on the war and to receive a peace medal. According to Doug Uhrig of the Wyoming Veterans Commission, the Korean...

 
 By Staff Report    People    May 10, 2017

Police department plans junior academy

County residents between the ages of 12 and 17 have a chance to see how the Green River Police Department operates. The department will host its Junior Citizen’s Academy June 6-9 from 8 a.m., to 5 p.m., and will accept applications to the academy...

 

Luzmoor, Melo announce upcoming marriage

Milena Andrea Melo and Mark Phillip Luzmoor, together with their parents David and Mireya Melo and Phillip and Kathy Luzmoor, recently announced their engagement and upcoming marriage, which will...

 

Births for the week of May 10

Zairian Dalton James Mariah Schneider and Chase James of Rock Springs recently announced the birth of their son Zairian Dalton James. He was born April 21, 2017, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. Delta Mae Hower Mark and Leslie Hower of...

 

2017 distinguished citizen named

This award is given to a resident who is passionate about Green River. It’s given to someone who goes above and beyond though volunteering and supporting projects from behind the scenes to improve...

 

Audition time set for youth

The Sweetwater Board of Cooperative Educational Services Summer Theatre for Youth announces auditions for its productions of Roald Dahl’s “Willy Wonka Jr” and Shakespeare’s comedy “The Two Gentlemen of Verona.” Auditions will take place...

 

Spring program takes place Friday

Members of the Sweetwater Board of Cooperative Educational Services After School String program will join Green River’s “Strings of Rath” string players and present a joint Spring String Ensemble Concert, Friday, May 5 at 7 p.m. in the Lincoln...

 

Queens take home titles

The Red Desert Roundup Rodeo Queen pageant took place April 9, in Rock Springs. It is sanctioned and sponsored by the Red Desert Roundup Rodeo, which will take place July 27-29 in Rock Springs. The royalty have several appearances scheduled this...

 

Appreciation shown for volunteers

The dining room was packed with volunteers enjoying a meal while listening to letters written about them. During the volunteer appreciation luncheon at the Golden Hour Senior Center Thursday,...

 

Troops attend Girl Scouts tea

The paper trails led the way for Girl Scouts and their mothers. Paper of various colors was spaced throughout the Golden Hour Senior Center Saturday afternoon and girls and their mothers were encourag...

 

GR students attend Earth Day event

Bus load after bus load of kids were dropped off at Expedition Island for the city's Earth Day celebration. Students from kindergarten through sixth grade hurried into the pavilion for a chance to...

 

Residents have fun at dance

About 100 residents recently attended a dinner and dance event at the senior center. Friday night the Golden Hour Senior Center's dining room was packed with residents ready to eat a delicious meal, w...

 

GR fourth graders turn into wax

The Jackson Elementary School gym was lined with students dressed like historical Wyoming figures. The fourth-grade students, who were portraying the historical figures, were not moving because they...

 
 By Staff Report    People    April 26, 2017

Students fare well at state art symposium

Staff Report Green River High School art teachers Denise Mosley, Shane Steiss and Sonja Higgins are impressed with how their students did at the Wyoming High School State Art Symposium. “We had another great year with some talented artists who took...

 

Dance could leave lasting impression

Head Start students and their families had a great time at a formal dance hosted just for them. On March 30, Head Start hosted a formal dance in Rock Springs for all of its students and more than 50...

 

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