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 By David Martin    People    August 9, 2017 

Kids enjoy the Sweetwater County Fair

The Sweetwater County Fair was a great place for kids from throughout the region to enjoy a fun week of excitement. While ever-popular attractions like the carnival and the petting zoo attracted lots...

 

Angel statue to help bring peace

Having a place to grieve the loss of a child is something a parent felt the Riverview Cemetery needed. Cristy Price of Green River knows all to well how difficult the grieving process can be. Price, the mother of Maicy Braden, 17, who died Oct. 3,...

 
 

Births for the week of Aug. 9

Charles Leon Parker Jason and Erin Parker of Green River recently announced the birth of their son Charles Leon Parker. He was born July 12, 2017, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. Ingrid Anneliese Bramwell Elizabeth and Zachery Bramwell of...

 

Hanging out at the fair

The Sweetwater County Fair is truly an event where it doesn't matter what age a person is to have a good time. On Thursday, 21 Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center residents and 24 volunteers,...

 
 By David Martin    People    August 2, 2017

Creating candy sushi

The art of making sushi dates back centuries and involves using simple ingredients to create delicious pieces of food. Children visiting the Sweetwater County Library Thursday afternoon had a chance...

 

Founding member remembered

For the past 20 plus years, Green River has had a pond tour, but some may not know how it really got started. The pond tour started with two families Wiley and the late Toni Morgan, and Lamar and Eile...

 

Community garden project moves forward

A Green River student will receive $1,000 to start community garden projects at local schools. Sarah Quick, 12, a future Lincoln Middle School student, recently returned home from a Fuel of to Play...

 

Bags to help those in emergency situations

Emergency bags filled with everything from a toothbrush to a notebook recently were donated to Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County by the Relief Society of Green River’s 6th Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The idea...

 

Summer programs keep kids busy

Summer classes help keep children learning, being creative and most of all having fun. Each year, the Sweetwater Board of Cooperative Educational Services offers Summer Programs in both Green River...

 

Residents work on picture frames

Although the schedule said the residents were going to make firefly glow jars, they didn't seem to mind switching to another project. Heidi Schuh, Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center...

 

Theater director excited about job

Year after year, the Green River High School Theater Department has put on strong plays and musicals and the new director can’t wait to jump into an already strong program. During the recent...

 

Residents can apply for U.S. Senator internship

U.S. Senator John Barrasso, R-Wyo., is currently accepting applications for internships in his Washington, D.C., and Wyoming offices, for fall 2017. The program, which lasts four months, is designed to give Wyoming’s students a unique opportunity...

 

Seniors sing songs together

The sound of music and voices could be heard coming from the dining room. A quick glance in showed seniors at the Golden Hour Senior Center singing songs. Barbara Bates, GHSC activities and marketing...

 

United Way Celebrates Workplace Campaigns

United Way of Southwest Wyoming hosted its 38th Annual Celebration Event at the Holiday Inn of Rock Springs in May to celebrate 2016 workplace campaign donors and volunteers. The evening began with Kelly Frink, Executive Director thanking the...

 

Discover unique gardens, ponds

Residents needing ideas on what to do with their yards or those who simply want to enjoy some of the most beautiful gardens and ponds, won’t want to miss this year’s Green River Garden and Pond...

 

New club recognized

Sweetwater County joined more than 345,000 members in 142 countries in late April when a Toastmasters International club, Rock Springs Raconteurs, was formally recognized as a new club. Interest in forming a club began in the Fall of 2016 when...

 
 By David Martin    People    July 19, 2017

Learning to ride high in the saddle

The third Rider's Showcase hosted by One Step Closer, an equine-assisted therapy organization, gave students a chance to show off their riding skills to friends and family Thursday at the Green River...

 
 By David Martin    People    July 12, 2017

Kids enjoy outdoor story time

Green grass and blue skies attracted children to the Sweetwater County Library System's outdoor story time at the Clock Tower Plaza Tuesday morning. Story times are one of the library's long-running...

 

Old church building given new life

Many passersby may have noticed the old Monroe Baptist Church is receiving a facelift, but that's not all that's happening. Inside, many renovations are also taking place. All of this is occurring to...

 

GR seniors learn computer basics

For the younger generations, using a computer is almost second nature, but for seniors, it can be scary. Seniors at the Golden Hour Senior Center who were interested in learning about their computers...

 
 By David Martin    People    July 12, 2017

Resident shows labor of love at recent car show

For most, a vehicle is a means of getting from Point A to Point B; a machine simply used for transportation. For a few people however, a vehicle can mean much more and is a culmination of months or ye...

 

Library hosts puppet show

As part of its Build a Better World Summer Reading Program, the Sweetwater County Library System is bringing award-winning ventriloquist Meghan Casey and the Rocky Mountain Puppets to the area for three shows. Casey and her puppets will be performing...

 

2 promoted at hospital

Two members of the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County health care team have been promoted. Sarah Roth is the new Director of Infection Prevention and Employee Health. Melissa Anderson has accepted...

 

Children enjoy splash park fun: warm weather

With the warm, partly cloudy skies lately, the Green River Splash Park has been filled with children. Almost every day, the Splash Park is filled with children running through the various water...

 

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