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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...

 

Experience gained at nationals

Members of the Green River High School Speech and Debate team may not have advanced as far as they would have liked at nationals, buy they gained valuable experience. Twelve students attended the...

 

GR middle school student to attend Play 60 summit

Sarah Quick, a student from Lincoln Middle School, was selected to serve as the Wyoming State Ambassador for Fuel Up to Play 60, the nation’s largest health and wellness program created in partnership with Western Dairy Association and the NFL, in...

 

Seniors learn how to recognize scammers

After working for a long time to secure stable finances for retirement, the last thing one wants to do is lose all those savings to a scammer. During the month of June, the Golden Hour Senior Center...

 
 By David Martin    People    June 28, 2017

Kids enjoy Flaming Gorge Days events

For many Sweetwater County children and teens, Flaming Gorge Days brings a variety of activities to enjoy throughout the weekend. The ever popular parade focused on bringing in "Back to the 80s" with...

 
 By David Martin    People    June 28, 2017

Radio operators reach out to others

While most were flocking to Evers Park and Expedition Island Saturday afternoon for the Flaming Gorge Days festivities, a small, dedicated group of men were stationed at Collier Park working to...

 

Drivers receive awards: bring home trophy

Bus drivers bring home first-place trophy after competing in a state competition. Five Sweetwater County School District No. 2 bus drivers recently competed in the Wyoming Pupil Transportation Associa...

 

Green River Farmer's Market to start next Wednesday

Starting next week, Green River residents will have the chance to pick up fresh produce and local baked goods at the Farmer’s Market. Jennie Melvin, Urban Renewal Agency/Main Street director, said...

 

County leadership group completes gardening project

Sweetwater County Leadership is a unique opportunity for leaders in the community to gain a broad overview of the county, while making connections and exploring government, health, education, industry, recreation, business and human services. It is...

 

Father's Day barbecue hosted by center

Father’s Day is a way for children to let their fathers know how much they appreciate them. On Friday the Golden Hour Senior Center hosted a Father’s Day barbecue. Some of the fathers were chattin...

 

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