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 By Hannah Romero    City    May 19, 2022 

TikTok blamed for vandalism trends

A group of students at Lincoln Middle School were recently disciplined for throwing spit wads on the ceiling and other surfaces inside a school bathroom after a video of the culprits in the act was re...

 By Hannah Romero    People    May 19, 2022 

Local couple raises chickens, sell fresh eggs

Anyone walking or driving along West Flaming Gorge Way last week would have noticed some friendly and feathery faces on the sidewalk. Rick and Amy Breininger brought two of their eight chickens...

 By Hannah Romero    County    May 19, 2022 

Raises set for officials' salaries

After a month of discussions on the topic, the Sweetwater County Board of County Commissioners approved raises to the salaries of the county’s elected officials Tuesday. The commissioners voted...

 By Hannah Romero    Sports    May 19, 2022 

Softball team heads to State

The Green River High School Girls Softball Team will play their first state competition game ever today in Gillette. The team, which didn't win any games in their inaugural season last year, secured...

 By Hannah Romero    Sports    May 19, 2022 

Lady Wolves end season, see improvement

The Green River High School Girls Soccer Team is done for the season after losing to Kelly Walsh during the regional tournament in Jackson last weekend. Although a loss is never easy, especially when...

 By Hannah Romero    People    May 12, 2022

Library hosts board game collection

Family game night has more options than ever thanks to the Sweetwater County Library System's new game collection. The game collection, which can be found at the Sweetwater County Library in Green...

 By Hannah Romero    County    May 12, 2022

COVID-19 funds used in county purchases

Sweetwater County will be able to purchase vehicles and make security upgrades for county departments and buildings thanks to coronavirus state and local fiscal recovery funds. During their meeting...

 By Hannah Romero    Sports    May 12, 2022

Lady Wolves prepare for regionals

The Green River High School Girls Soccer Team will hit the field for their first regional game today, going up against Kelly Walsh in a win-or-go-home match. The Lady Wolves are headed into regionals...

 By Hannah Romero    Sports    May 12, 2022

Softball team looks to improve after RS loss

After recent victories, the Green River High School softball team was confident going into their games against Rock Springs last Thursday, but it just wasn’t a good day for them. “We did...

 By Hannah Romero    City    May 5, 2022

Commissioner, councilwoman clash over ambulances

As discussions about providing and funding ambulance services in Sweetwater County continue, so do tensions connected to those discussions. During Tuesday’s Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting,...

 By Hannah Romero    Sports    May 5, 2022

Softball wins include no-hitter game

The Green River High School Girls Softball Team will be heading to their match against Rock Springs today with confidence after two huge wins and a no hitter last week. The team beat both Natrona... Full story

 By Hannah Romero    Sports    May 5, 2022

Girls soccer games determine regional seeding

The Green River High School Girls Soccer Team is set to head into regional competitions next week in the fifth seed after one loss and one win in their games last week.  The competition started with...

 By Hannah Romero    People    May 5, 2022

Green River students win at state SkillsUSA championships

A group of Green River High School students recently proved their skills while competing with high school students from across the state during the Wyoming SkillsUSA state championships. Of the local... Full story

 By Hannah Romero    County    May 5, 2022

Counting your chickens: Lek surveys check sage grouse population numbers

Sunrise was cold and windy north of Farson last Sunday. Wyoming Game and Fish Game Warden Justin Dodd scanned the sagebrush through his binoculars. "There they are," he said, catching sight of white...

 By Hannah Romero    People    April 28, 2022

Area poet releases collected work

"People stop along the highway to outline names in rock against the alkali sand and salt. A rock might anchor a name in this wind and shifting light." Barbara Smith read these lines from her poem...

 By Hannah Romero    Sports    April 28, 2022

Softball team defeats Rock Springs

After their originally scheduled match was postponed due to inclement weather, the Green River High School Softball Team took on their rivals from Rock Springs last Wednesday, winning their...

 By Hannah Romero    Sports    April 28, 2022

Lady Wolves tie first away game, lose to Jackson

The Lady Wolves fought to keep up with their opponents during their first two games on the road, coming away with one tie and one loss. The Green River High School Girls Soccer Team headed to Star...

 By Hannah Romero    People    April 28, 2022

Cultures celebrated at Western

Manami Kinjo was busy last Wednesday night - performing the Japanese love song "Cherry" along with Nana Ito, wearing a traditional Japanese kimono as part of a fashion show, and generally supervising...

 By Hannah Romero    County    April 21, 2022

Commissioners hesitate to raise officials' salaries

The Board of County Commissioners is hesitant to raise the salaries of elected officials across the board after recent discussion following the passing of House Bill 91. A group of elected officials...

 By Hannah Romero    People    April 21, 2022

Pregnancy center opens in RS

Inside Connection, a local pregnancy resource center, has moved into a "new" Rock Springs location that is more than 100 years old. "This building is amazing," Inside Connection Executive Director...

 By Hannah Romero    People    April 21, 2022

Seed library offers free seeds for local gardeners

Despite the cold Wyoming spring, planting season is here and those looking for seeds to get their gardens started can check out the seed library offered by the Sweetwater County Library System. The se...

 By Hannah Romero    Sports    April 21, 2022

Lady Wolves lose last home games, prepare for the road

The last two home games for the Green River High School Girls Soccer Team were both tough losses against top-ranked teams. "We knew they'd be tough games," coach Matt Robles said. Kelly Walsh and Natr...


The polarizing Peeps

Some of the best opinions to have are very strong opinions about very unimportant things. And some of the strongest unimportant opinions are about food — especially candy. For some reason, Peeps...

 By Hannah Romero    People    April 14, 2022

Teacher retires after 41 years

As Denise Shears led her first grade students through the hallways of Monroe Elementary this week, the children followed her dutifully, repeated whatever words she jokingly told them to say, and...

 By Hannah Romero    Sports    April 14, 2022

Lady Wolves softball team rallies to get win

After hard losses to Cody last Friday, the Green River High School softball team came back strong when facing Worland the next day. "We got spanked by Cody," Coach Blaire Aimone admitted. "It was not...


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