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 By David Martin    County    March 20, 2019 

Drought conditions may improve

Local snowstorms have dumped inches throughout Sweetwater County during the past few months, but the area is still considered abnormally dry according to a report from the U.S. Drought Monitor...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 20, 2019 

Sharing a powerful story

For Cheryl James, Climb Wyoming has given her the opportunity to provide for her family and stay in a community with a great school system. James, speaking to the Green River City Council during an...

 
 By David Martin    County    March 20, 2019 

Bill allows community colleges to issue bachelors degrees

A bill signed by Gov. Mark Gordon will allow the state’s community colleges to issue bachelors degrees without input from the University of Wyoming. The bill, Senate File 111, was signed Friday....

 
 By David Martin    County    March 20, 2019 

Sales tax revenue increases in March

An increase in sales tax receipts in March led to increases in the amount collected by the state and for the Optional Fifth Percent Tax levied in Sweetwater County. According to Sweetwater County...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    March 13, 2019

Wolves season ends against Evanston

While Green River High School's boys basketball team made it to the state tournament for the first time since 2009, the Wolves were knocked out of the competition following losses to Campbell County...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 13, 2019

Superintendent plans retirement

Sweetwater County School District No. 2's longtime superintendent will retire June 2020. Donna Little-Kaumo announced her intent to retire Tuesday night at the district board of trustees meeting. She...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 13, 2019

Landfill recycling: A temporary fix

Taking Green River’s curbside recycling to the Rock Springs Landfill is only a temporary solution according to Michelle Foote, Rocks Springs site manager for Wyoming Waste Systems. Foote said the...

 
 By David Martin    County    March 13, 2019

Love's applies for conditional use permit

A conditional use permit application filed by Love’s Travel Stops will allow the company to build a truck stop near Jamestown if approved. The permit application will be put before the county’s pl...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 6, 2019

Recycling bins dumped at landfill

Recyclable materials Green River residents sort and set aside in their recycling containers may not wind up at a recycling facility. Recycling bins from Wyoming Waste Systems are being taken to the...

 
 By David Martin    County    March 6, 2019

Airport business soars in 2018

Business at the Sweetwater County Regional Airport continues to climb as the airports 2018 figures show growth over previous years. Speaking to the Green River City Council Tuesday night, Devon...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 6, 2019

A moose is loose in GR

For the past few days, residents have seen a moose wandering around Hutton Street and the surrounding neighborhood and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department recommends residents to leave it alone....

 
 By David Martin    Sports    March 6, 2019

Wolves to face Camels at State

Going to State for the first time since 2009, the boys basketball team will face the Campbell County Camels in the first round Thursday. The Wolves showed they were one of the toughest teams in the...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    March 6, 2019

Taliaferro signs to ND college baseball team

Ed Taliaferro remembers finding his son Ramsey often wanting to play catch when Ed came home from work. After hearing a radio advertisement announcing tryouts for the Casper Rockies baseball team, Ed...

 

Planting seeds for the future of GR tennis

The children gathered around coach Phil Harder in excitement. Some, gripping their tennis racquets in eager anticipation, listening as the coach described the next game they would play. As Harder...

 

Earthquake recorded northwest of Green River

A mild earthquake was recorded northwest of Green River Friday afternoon, according to records from University of Utah seismograph stations. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake took...

 

GR's grand total

Seconds after the total was announced, the Rock Springs High School gymnasium erupted to cheers and screams, celebrating the accumulation of more than $75,000 to Make-A-Wish Wyoming. Students from...

 

3 state champions crowned

Three Green River wrestlers were crowned state champs during the state wrestling tournament in Casper over the weekend. Green River took second at the tournament, earning 204 points. The Wolves were...

 

Boys go into Regionals with 3 wins

With their last home game Friday night, the Green River High School boys basketball team now prepare for the regional tournament and a battle for a chance to play at State. The boys will travel to...

 
 By David Martin    City    February 27, 2019

Input on standards criticized

A group seeking input for the state’s proposed computer-science standards for K-12 received criticism for not including local industry in conversations to create the standards. The State Board of...

 

Loves addresses concerns about truck stop proposal

A public discussion regarding a proposed Love’s Travel Stop west of Jamestown drew more than a dozen concerned residents, many of whom asking about how the truck stop would impact nearby air...

 

Truck stop meeting planned

City and county residents will have a chance to have their voices heard about a proposed Love’s Travel Stop during an open house meeting with company representatives Friday. The area west of...

 
 By David Martin    City    February 20, 2019

City dedicates funds for development

Half a million dollars will be added to the city’s budget to provide seed funding for economic development. Tuesday night, the Green River City Council approved a mid-year budget amendment to...

 

Boys basketball prepares for final home game

One more week and two more games before the Wolves travel to Cody for Regionals. Before that trip, the Wolves will face Rock Springs and Star Valley, with the Star Valley game being the final night...

 

Mitchell signs with Minot State University

A leader for the Green River High School football team will become a Minot State University Beaver after graduating this May. Anthony Mitchell signed a letter of intent to play football in Minot, N.D....

 

GR seeks win over Evanston

The Wolves have had tremendous success in two games during the weekend. Green River scored two wins, a 62-41 victory over Riverton Feb. 8, and a 70-43 win over Cody a day later. These wins come after...

 

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