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 By David Martin    City    October 17, 2018 

College program offered at GRHS

A cooperative program between Green River High School and Western Wyoming Community College aims to help students complete their first year of college by the time they graduate. The middle college...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 17, 2018 

Work continues on Tomahawk

With a dry hole dug and a contract for the elevator in place, work continues on the historic Tomahawk building in downtown Green River. Marty Carollo, a representative of Green River Opportunities...

 
 By David Martin    People    October 17, 2018 

Children flock to Trunk or Treat

It's become a familiar sight in Green River. A segment of Flaming Gorge Way closed off and lined with vehicles decorated in their Halloween best as hundreds of children, dressed as monsters, wizards,...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    October 17, 2018 

Wolves win final home game

In their last game in front of a home crowd, the Wolves earned a victory that would end their five-game losing streak. The Wolves took on the Powell Panthers, defeating them 28-6 in a game that would...

 
 By David Martin    People    October 17, 2018 

Walk brings families together

Children and their families had a chance to get closer to nature and each other during a Head Start-sponsored activity Saturday morning. Head Start and its 1825 Club hosted an autumn nature walk on Ex...

 

Judge's retention opposed

More than half of attorneys responding to a judicial poll tabulated by the Wyoming Survey and Analysis Center oppose Circuit Court Judge Craig Jones’ retention. Jones, as well as Circuit Court Judge...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 10, 2018

Washington seeks Title 1 status

Sweetwater County School District No. 2 may have another Title 1 school in Washington Elementary School. Tuesday night, the school board approved a request to allow Washington Elementary School to...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 3, 2018

Department seeks funding

The Green River Fire Department is seeking grant funds to provide firefighters with a drug overdose-treating nasal spray and potentially a new pumper truck. The Green River City Council approved...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 3, 2018

Depot garners more interest

While the interior is almost completely gutted, residents still lined up for a tour of the Union Pacific Depot building Saturday. The tours gave visitors a chance to look a portions of a building...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 3, 2018

Commemorative UP locomotive visits GR

While Green River celebrated its 150th anniversary Saturday, residents were able to check out one of the Union Pacific’s commemorative locomotives. Locomotive 1943, The Spirit, was brought to Green...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 3, 2018

City's history put in Congressional record

The history of Green River was introduced into the congressional record prior to the city’s 150th anniversary celebration Saturday. U.S. Senator John Barrasso read a version of the city’s history...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    October 3, 2018

Marks improve for GRHS cross country runners

The Green River High School cross country team continues seeing success in the meets it participates in. Head coach Craig Leavitt said the team is running well, though he’s still working on getting...

 

Golf team sees improvement throughout season

Green River High School’s golf team saw improvement during its season, with many of its golfers playing in the 90-95 range, according to assistant coach Mike Baker. “Last year, it was hard to...

 

Tennis season ends in Gillette

The Wolves had a good run during the tennis season. The girls team took fifth while the boys placed ninth and the teams came home with a few players making the All-State list. The teams competed in...

 

Celebration starts Saturday

Any 150th anniversary is worthy of a celebration and Green River’s will take place Saturday near the Union Pacific Depot. Starting at 10 a.m., the city, along with the chamber of commerce, Green...

 

Algae blooms seen at Lost Dog

Algae blooms have been discovered at the Lost Dog area of the Flaming Gorge, prompting the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality and Wyoming Department of Health to issue an advisory for people...

 

County checks used in scam

The Sweetwater County Treasurer’s Office is the target of a scam involving fraudulent checks sent to people across the country. As of Tuesday, six checks have been cashed, totaling $15,400. The...

 

Playing with Power: The doctor is in

“Now you’re playing with power!” Nintendo always pushed the idea of its Nintendo Entertainment System as a powerful game system. At the time it was cutting edge technology, but compared to now,...

 

GRHS tennis duos play well at Regionals

The high school tennis season is in its final week, with teams across Wyoming preparing for the state tournament in Gillette. Many of Green River High School’s doubles teams will have good seeding...

 

Wolves tennis defeats 2 Cheyenne teams

The Green River High School tennis team took on the three Cheyenne high schools at home over the weekend, which ended in two victories and the team’s first conference defeat. Securing victories...

 

Candidates file expenditure reports: thousands spent

A lot of money was spent by candidates prior to the August Primary Election. As their campaigns progress, candidates are required to report the contributions they made and received to their campaign...

 

Hall of fame inductees honored

Some of Green River High School’s most accomplished alumni were honored Friday night during the annual Green River High School Hall of Fame recognition and induction ceremony. Taking place at halfti...

 

A gift to the President

When President Donald Trump was elected to office nearly two years ago, he was the answer to one Green River resident's prayers. "We needed a President who would shake the country up and get us on...

 

Tennis team rocks the Tigers

Meeting for the second time in as many weeks, the Green River High School tennis team walked off the court with a win against the Rock Springs Tigers. The varsity players for both the girls and boys s...

 

Yearning for better political discourse

I had an interesting experience a few weeks ago. I was involved in a political conversation between people of differing political beliefs and it was surprisingly pleasant. In 2018, political...

 

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