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 By David Martin    City    March 25, 2020 

Castle Rock moves respiratory clinic

In an attempt to limit the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, Castle Rock Hospital District has opted to move the medical center’s respiratory clinic to its ambulance barn on Uinta Drive. The...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 25, 2020 

District moves to distance learning

With the cancellation of the WyTOPP test and the possibility of being out of school after April 6, the district is moving towards providing education through distance learning. In a message to parents...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 25, 2020 

Former mayor inducted into hall of fame

Former Sweetwater County commissioner and mayor of Green River Don Van Matre will be among those inducted into the Green River High School Hall of Fame this year, according to a press release from...

 
 By David Martin    Opinion    March 25, 2020 

Cheney's comments mask the truth

As we continue to hunker down and weather this viral epidemic, some of our nation’s leaders have started using tactics to focus blame for causing the global pandemic. President Donald Trump has...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 18, 2020

City closes buildings, meetings

Public buildings operated by the Green River city government will close until further notice in the latest response local officials have made to curb the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. City Counc...

 
 By David Martin    News    March 18, 2020

State issues immediate closure order

A notice from Governor Mark Gordon is immediately closing businesses and public spaces throughout the state, according to Michael Pearlman, communications director for the governor's office. The...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 11, 2020

Coronavirus concerns hit home

As illness caused by the novel coronavirus continues to spread throughout the world, with many states throughout the country reporting cases, local awareness continues to grow. The new strain of...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 11, 2020

City schools suspended to April 3

An emergency meeting hosted by the Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees Sunday evening resulted in a decision to close schools across the district. The decision was made in...

 
 By David Martin    Opinion    March 11, 2020

We will make it through this

It’s easy to panic during the public health crisis the COVID-19 virus has created throughout the world. I can’t blame anyone for feeling unnerved or worried about current events. We’ve seen our...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 11, 2020

City announces building closures Monday

Public buildings operated by the Green River city government will close until further notice in the latest response local officials have made to curb the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. City...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 11, 2020

Details released for chief's charges

Documents related to Green River Fire Department Chief Mike Nomis’ criminal charges alleged he and his wife Stephanie had used the firefighter’s foundation accounts to pay for personal expenses,...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 11, 2020

SCED agreement OK'd

The Green River City Council voted to approve a memorandum of understanding between the city, the Rock Springs City Council and the Sweetwater County commissioners in regards to the Sweetwater...

 
 By David Martin    People    March 11, 2020

Seniors enjoy virtual bowling game

Twice a week, competitors at Golden Hour Senior Center gather for a friendly game of 10-pin bowling. Golden Hour doesn't have a private lane for bowlers, but it does have a large television and a...

 
 By David Martin    News    March 11, 2020

Coronavirus impacts Green River

The impacts of coronavirus have hit home as several closures related to limiting the spread of the illness were announced last week. Aside from schools throughout Green River, Golden Hour Senior Cente...

 

Purchase could impact county

A historic land purchase Wyoming’s top officials are interested in pursuing could involve nearly 1,000 square miles of surface land in Sweetwater County. Last week, Gov. Mark Gordon announced the st...

 

Wolves earn 2 more wins

Winning four of their last five games, the Green River High School boys basketball team is in a good position for Regionals. Monday night, the Wolves defeated Riverton in a rescheduled home game...

 
 By David Martin    City    February 19, 2020

City prepares for 2020 Census

As the first day of the 2020 Census approaches, people within Green River are striving to make sure they count as many residents as possible. The census, which starts April 1, means a lot of money for...

 
 By David Martin    City    February 19, 2020

School board approves stipend

Sweetwater County School District No. 2 will reward teachers who notify the district of their intent to resign or retire with a stipend. The stipend, approved last week by the Sweetwater County...

 
 By David Martin    City    February 19, 2020

Tax cap may limit cities

Green River will receive approximately $18.5 million in special purpose tax funds if a proposed sixth-penny tax is approved by voters later this year, but concerns remain as far as longterm funding...

 

GRHS fundraising events begin

Monday night, after the Lady Wolves basketball team finished their practice, a group of students hurriedly set up a volleyball net, and hung a blanket across the net. The name of the game is Blind...

 

Clerk's office prepares for elections

As the 2020 election season begins to heat up across the United States, the Sweetwater County Clerk’s Office is gearing up for local elections. “We want more people involved in elections,...

 

Love's wants to start dirt work on site

People will likely start seeing work at the future site of Love’s Travel Stop near Jamestown in April. According to Jim Zimmerman with the Sweetwater County Land Use Office, the company is working...

 

Schools donate 558 pints of blood

Walking into the Green River High School auditorium Thursday afternoon would have shown anyone the students' commitment to helping their community. Students and residents lined up to donate blood for...

 

Wrestlers' success continues

The Wolves continue their winning ways on the wrestling mat, scoring victories against Evanston Wednesday and at the conference duals in Rock Springs Saturday. The Wolves defeated the Red Devils...

 

Wolves take 3rd at conference meet

Following a third-place conference showing, the Wolves swimming and diving team only have a last chance meet in Rock Springs before State. Head coach Colleen Seiloff said she was pleased with how the...

 

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