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 By David Martin    City    January 16, 2019 

Change to GR Ordinance sought

A suggested amendment to the city’s historic Green River Ordinance was suggested during the Green River City Council meeting Tuesday evening, resulting in Mayor Pete Rust calling for a workshop meet...

 By David Martin    City    January 16, 2019 

Main Street plans depot dinner

While the Green River URA/Main Street organization continues to finalize its plans for the new year, there is one event it hopes will continue public support for a downtown property. Jennie Melvin,...

 By David Martin    City    January 9, 2019

Truck stop concerns voiced

Concerns about the potential construction of a truck stop west of Jamestown continue to grow after a zone change was approved by the Sweetwater County Commissioners last month. During the commissioner...

 By David Martin    City    January 9, 2019

Program helps students improve

A Friday afternoon program at Green River High School is credited with helping students improve their academic skills and grades. According to the high school’s principal, Darren Howard, the...

 By David Martin    County    January 9, 2019

Center hires new director

A county resident has been tapped to head up the Sweetwater Combined Communications Center. Last week, the joint powers board overseeing the center announced it hired Rick Hawkins as its next...

 By David Martin    Sports    January 9, 2019

Wrestlers take 2nd at Thoman

The Wolves are riding high after a second-place finish at their annual Thoman Soda Ash Memorial Wrestling Invitational. The Wolves went 6-1 in dual meets and were undefeated in their pool. Green...

 By David Martin    Sports    January 9, 2019

Boys drop 3 during Cheyenne tournament

A weekend tournament in Cheyenne ended badly for the Wolves basketball team. The Wolves lost each game they played during the weekend, losing against Laramie 73-64 in overtime, to Cheyenne Central...

 By David Martin    People    January 2, 2019

Students make crafts

Shortly before the start of the Christmas break, students at Expedition Academy hosted students from Truman Elementary School for a fun-filled afternoon geared to get the students into the Christmas... Full story


Explore beyond county borders

I had the chance to visit Japan last month. The only thought I’ve had on my mind since returning is how much I’d like to venture away and see world. I’ve always been fascinated with Japan. Its c...

 By David Martin    County    January 2, 2019

Battle looms over skill games

An opinion issued by the Wyoming Attorney General’s office has determined electronic terminals titled “Wyoming Skill Games” to be illegal, causing establishments in Green River to pull the plug...

 By David Martin    City    December 26, 2018

City sees noteworthy 2018

The past year will be remembered as a landmark year for the city of Green River. The city celebrated its 150th anniversary in September, marking the occasion with a daylong festival on Railroad...

 By David Martin    City    December 26, 2018

Eventful year for school board

The Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees went though an eventful year in 2018. The board saw new members join its ranks while saying goodbye to a few familiar faces, closed a...


GRHS athletes play hard in 2018

By DAVID MARTIN Editor The Green River High School athletic programs produce amazing athletes and teams year in and year out. The 2017-2018 season for high school athletics proved no different.... Full story


Boys add 2 wins at tourney

While the Wolves took their first loss at the Flaming Gorge Classic, the team made a strong showing during the weekend in front the home crowds at Green River High School. The Wolves started the... Full story

 By David Martin    City    December 19, 2018

Wilson pleads guilty

A motion hearing for Green River City Councilman Allan Wilson turned into a change of plea hearing when he pleaded guilty to the charge of sexual assault of a minor in the second degree Monday...


More development planned near Jamestown, golf course

With access to water opening up development west of Green River, plans for a new housing subdivision were recently submitted to the Sweetwater County Planning and Zoning office. Known as the Ranch...


Zone change for proposed truck stop approved

Residents are one step closer to seeing a new truck stop in Sweetwater County. Tuesday, the Sweetwater County Commissioners approved a zone change for two parcels west of Jamestown. The commissioners...

 By David Martin    City    December 12, 2018

VFW sends Christmas cheer

Snacks, newspapers, hats, Christmas cards and more were stuffed into the care packages. Whatever could fit, went in and was sent to troops overseas Tuesday afternoon by volunteers from VFW Post 2312....

 By David Martin    News    December 12, 2018

Wilson enters guilty plea

Green River City Councilman Allan Wilson entered a guilty plea to sexual abuse Monday morning. Wilson was scheduled for a motion hearing Monday at 11 a.m., but the hearing became a change of plea... Full story

 By David Martin    City    December 12, 2018

Traffic light will be removed

The traffic signal at the intersection of Flaming Gorge Way and N. 1st E. Street will be taken down. The Wyoming Department of Transportation switched the traffic signal to flash Monday afternoon,...


Boys start season with 3 wins

The Green River High School boys basketball team started their season in strong fashion after earning three wins during a tournament in Riverton. The boys defeated Cheyenne South 63-49, Cody 67-46...


What the puck?

No one can argue that safety is a priority concern when a school has an active shooter on its grounds. One university is pioneering a rather unique approach to helping students and faculty remain...


Christmas exhibit displayed

The Sweetwater County Historical Museum has a Christmas exhibit on display to celebrate the season. Museum director Brie Blasi said the display was finished Friday afternoon and is comprised of a...


Wrestlers prep for Evanston tourney

Head wresting coach Josh Wisniewski is looking forward to the upcoming wrestling season. While Wisniewski admits he doesn't have anyone competing at the heavy weight division this year, he's confident...


Indoor track: building better athletes

For head indoor track coach Dan Hansen, the upcoming season isn’t about winning a state championship. Hansen said he wants the team to improve on its performance last year at State, when the Wolves... Full story


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