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 By David Martin    City    October 17, 2019 

City: timeline better than tax cap

Members of the Green River City Council believe funding a future sixth-penny tax should be based on a timeframe to pay the tax off, not an arbitrary cap on request amounts. Comments from Council repre...

 
 By David Martin    County    October 17, 2019 

Program aims to help with those suffering from addiction

For many, drug addiction is an illness that can be a struggle and can involve social, legal and health problems that can follow them throughout their lives. For the past 15 years, Treatment Court of...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 17, 2019 

Smoking amendments pass 1st reading at Council meeting

Amendments to Green River’s ordinances regarding smoking in public places passed its first reading Tuesday night. The amendments include definitions for electronic vaporizers and other similar devic...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 10, 2019

Superintendent retires

Following a lengthy executive session involving student discipline, potential litigation and personnel issues, the Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees voted unanimously to...

 

Tennis coach receives 5th conference award

Green River High School’s head tennis coach Phil Harder was honored with the South Conference Girls Coach of the Year award after the conference tournament in Cheyenne Sept. 20. The award is his...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 10, 2019

Department confronts board

Wearing T-shirts reading “Support our team Oscar and Brian,” members of the Sweetwater County School District No. 2 transportation department attended the board of trustees’ monthly meeting...

 

First Bridger unit retirement set for 2023

The retirement for the first unit at Jim Bridger Power Plant will take place in 2023, according to a presentation released by Rocky Mountain Power last week. The presentation was given at a meeting...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 10, 2019

Barrasso: Dems sought impeachment since 2016

Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) believes the Democrats have wanted to impeach President Donald Trump since in election win in 2016. Barrasso, who was in Green River Monday, said Democrats wrote articles...

 
 By David Martin    People    October 3, 2019

Band rises with the sun at morning practice

Members of the Green River High School marching band spend their mornings practicing on the football field. The group practices marching in formation and playing songs heard at the high school's home...

 

Playing with Power: Super Mario Bros.

At face value, “Super Mario Bros.” is weird. Really weird. It’s about a pair of Italian plumbers, Mario and Luigi, who grow by eating magic mushrooms, jump on their enemies and run their way...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 3, 2019

City prepares for Census

While Census Day doesn’t take place until April 1, 2020, Green River municipal officials are quietly preparing to take an accurate count of city residents. The city has formed a committee to...

 

Heart Mountain speaker to visit

A man who was confined at Heart Mountain during World War II will speak to Green River High School students Oct. 10. Sam Mihara will present "Memories of Heart Mountain," which details his time as a...

 

Museum director receives award

An article about Green River's U.P. Depot earned the Sweetwater County Historical Museum's director an award from the Wyoming State Historical Society. Brie Blasi took first place in nonfiction...

 

GRHS has 2-1 tennis weekend

The three Cheyenne tennis teams visited Green River Friday and Saturday, ending with two victories for the Wolves. The competitions also represented the last conference matches for the season. Head...

 

Runners' times improve in cross country races

The Green River High School cross country team had a chance to try the course set up for the State track meet in Afton Oct. 26 during the Wyoming State Preview over the weekend. A total of 17 schools...

 

Comments split on truck stop at planning, zoning meeting

While almost every written comment submitted to the Sweetwater County Planning and Zoning Commission was against placement of a Love's Travel Stop near Jamestown, people commenting at their meeting...

 

Kids participate in bike rodeo

While mountain bikers hit the trails along the Wilkins Peak Trail System Saturday, a few children had a chance to participate in a bicycle rodeo at Scotts Bottom Nature Area. The Lil' Dirt Devil Bike...

 

Golfers prepare for Jackson at Utah course

While the Green River High School golf team was scheduled to play in Riverton over the weekend, the team ended up preparing for this week’s competition in Jackson at Mountain Dell Golf Course in Uta...

 

GRHS runner takes 8th at Soda Springs invite

The Green River Cross Country team traveled to Soda Springs, Idaho, for the annual Cardinal Classic, which ended in one Lady Wolf taking a top 10 position at the meet. Madison Yoak took eighth in the...

 

Council approves big loan application

A $27.6 million loan application for the construction of a replacement Wastewater Treatment Plant facility was approved by the Green River City Council last week. The loan request will be made though...

 

Vaping on Green River City Council's radar

Discussion near the end of the Green River City Council meeting last week indicates the Council is willing to examine if vaping should be included on the city's smoking ordinance. During the Council c...

 

Food makes money

Sweetwater County School District No.2’s summer food program served up thousands of meals and brought some revenue to the district as well. Nutrition Services Director Leah Kenison told the...

 
 By David Martin    City    September 5, 2019

Longtime educator dies

A longtime Green River physical education teacher who is widely known for her many contributions to Sweetwater County School District No. 2 died over the holiday weekend. According to an obituary...

 

Wolves defeat RS Tuesday

After weather forced a postponement for a home series against Rock Springs, the Green River High School tennis team traveled to Natrona County to take on both Kelly Walsh and Natrona over the...

 

Wolves cross country host 1st meet

The Green River High School cross country team started its season with what could be one of the most difficult runs they will face this season. The team hosted its annual invite competition Friday,...

 

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