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Student honored in Washington D.C.

A Green River High School student recently traveled to Washington D.C., to attend the Congressional Award Gold Medal Ceremony. Mary Harris joined 441 youth from across 41 states to received the...

 

Seniors enjoy the fair

Residents from both Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center and Sage View Care Center were at the fair Thursday taking in the sights. With help from the Green River Wolf Pack Dance team, CRRC...

 

Kids active at Sweetwater County Fair

Children were all over the Sweetwater County Fair throughout last week. Whether they were showing animals for 4-H, riding rides, feeding animals or eating their favorite fair food, they were having a... Full story

 

Student enjoys political experience

For one high school senior, playing a role in politics was an interest enhanced by a recent trip to Washington D.C. The journey started when Levi Hren, a Green River High School student, applied as a...

 

Kids jam out at Rock n' Roll event

Children had the chance to listen to and play along with a local musician last week. During the Sweetwater County Library's summer reading program, children are encouraged to attend one of their many...

 

Girl Scout receives silver award

When sophomore Mya Tollefson joined Girl Scouts nine years ago, she didn’t think she’d be receiving one of the highest awards obtainable, but she did. Recently, Girl Scout Troop 1041 members...

 

Employees take 1st at rescue competition

During recent mine rescue competitions, Genesis Alkali teams took first place in more than one area.  Each year, the teams attend two competitions and this year was no different. The Southeast...

 

Rock painting enjoyed

"Rock painting?" "Why are we going to paint rocks?" These were just a couple of questions seniors at the Golden Hour Senior Center had before they found out just how fun rock painting can be....

 

Kids enjoy Summer Camp

During the summer, Harrison Elementary School takes on a new task when it acts as the city's Summer Camp central location. Around 55 students participate in the summer camp and the theme changes from...

 

Mural beautifies downtown area

One can't help but notice the huge horses, the train and Castle Rock painted on the side of a building when driving downtown. The mural was a project the URA/Main Street Committee commissioned....

 

Children enjoy therapy showcase

Therapeutic riding students had the chance to show what they learned during a riding showcase Thursday. The program called One Stride Closer, a Sweetwater County Board of Cooperative Educational...

 

Space camp dream fulfilled

A teacher's childhood dream became a reality this summer when she attended space camp. Kathy Stanton, a Green River Science, Technology, Engineering and Math teacher, recently attended the Honeywell...

 
 By David Martin    People    July 18, 2018

Farmers market begins

A familiar sight on Roosevelt Drive returned to Green River last week. The Green River Farmers Market started its weekly visit last Wednesday. The markets take place every Wednesday from 4 -7 p.m....

 

Company donates emergency bags

A local trona company's donation will help seniors in an emergency situation. Recently, Tata Chemicals Partners teamed up with Golden Hour Senior Center to provide 175 qualified seniors with supplies...

 

Kids explore the ocean on land

Children at the Sweetwater County Library Tuesday morning quickly realized they didn't have to travel far to learn about and explore the ocean. During this week's story time, children listened to...

 

National commander visits GR

Last Thursday, the American Legion Tom Whitmore Post 28 members received a visit from a special guest. American Legion National Commander Denise Rohan stopped by the Green River post as part of her...

 
 By David Martin    People    July 11, 2018

Museum prints interesting history books

Books regarding the Rock Springs Chinese Massacre and a guide originally written for treks into Browns Park were recently published by the Sweetwater County Historical Museum. Both books are...

 

Wyoming Writers recognize volunteer's commitment

An award-winning local author is now being recognized for her volunteer work with Wyoming Writers, Inc. Alethea Williams of Green River was presented with the Emmie Mygatt Award at the 44th Wyoming...

 

GR splash park remains busy

The Green River Splash Park was a busy place Monday morning. With temperatures already in the upper 70s, several families brought their children to the Splash Park to cool off. Some children were...

 

GR students return from nationals

For some it was the last high school tournament they would ever compete in. For others, it was a chance to experience speech and debate at nationals and learn from the experience. Thirteen students...

 

GR cancer survivor attends event

When Jasmine Taylor was 29 years old she discovered a lump in her breast. She can recall the first time she felt it. Taylor was playing with her four-year-old son when she bumped her breast and felt...

 

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