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Some of the "brightest and best"

Making it to the State level in any competition is an impressive accomplishment, and band and choir are no exception. This week several Green River High School students had the honor of performing at...

 
 By Hannah Romero    City    January 11, 2024

Saving the city money

This week the Green River City Council continued discussions regarding Wyoming Waste Systems, the company's contract with the city, and potential changes to some of the company's programs,...

 
 By Hannah Romero    City    January 11, 2024

Students track their progress at Truman

At Truman Elementary, students not only work on making progress in their education, they track it in tangible ways so they can see how far they've come. Staff members from Truman spoke to the... Full story

 

35 years of service and support: Firefighter honored

Firefighters in Green River tend to stick around - some even more than others. Most volunteer firefighters around the country stay active for about five years. In Green River, the average is higher,...

 

Wolves make improvements, get win in Cheyenne

The Green River High School Boys Basketball team started the new year off with some tough competition at the James Johnson Winter Showcase in Cheyenne last weekend. "It was good to be back in action...

 
 By Hannah Romero    City    January 4, 2024

The future of the theater

The movie theater building at 699 Uinta Drive has stood silent since the Star Twin Cinema closed its doors on August 10, 2023, but the building has new prospects for the future. At Tuesday night's...

 

County prepares BLM RMP draft comments

Sweetwater County has a lot to say when it comes to the Bureau of Land Management’s Resource Management Plan draft for the Rock Springs Field Office, and the Board of County Commissioners is...

 

New chief celebrates pinning ceremony

Green River's new Chief of Police Shaun Sturlaugson wanted to focus on his work more than taking part in ceremonial events, but when his family had the chance to participate in a pinning ceremony, he...

 

Year in review: Growth and progress in 2023

For Green River and Sweetwater County, 2023 was a year of growth, of building on pre-existing excellence, and of rising to meet new challenges. Addressing issues in the city With several returning... Full story

 

The power of people throughout 2023

Through changes and triumphs, the people of Green River and Sweetwater County consistently came together throughout 2023 to have fun, support one another, and continue strengthening the vibrant life...

 

Green River's dedication to sports in 2023

Boys Swimming The Green River High School Boys Swimming and Diving team had a successful season. The Wolves took second place at 3A West Conference Championships and third place in the 3A State...

 

Wyoming Waste has to wait

Following discussions concerning Wyoming Waste Systems' recycling and yard waste programs, Wyoming Waste presented a solution that wouldn't add extra costs but would cut down on yard waste pickups....

 

Commissioners consider election integrity, RMP

The Sweetwater County Board of County Commissioners took care of several points of business during their last meeting of the year on Tuesday, including hearing a presentation about election integrity...

 

Keeping Christmas every day

"I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me. I will not shut out the... Full story

 

The impact of a faithful life

When Louise Laughlin told Father Denis she was planning a dinner for him before he leaves the church, he told her not to worry about cooking so much food. But Louise knew better. On Sunday night,... Full story

 

Wolves win two of three Flaming Gorge Classic games

The Green River High School Boys Basketball team came out ready to fight for the Flaming Gorge Classic. The annual tournament hosted by Green River took place December 14 to 16, with the Wolves...

 

Monroe Elementary is focused on phonics

When it comes to teaching elementary children, one of the most important skills to build is the ability to read. And when it comes to teaching reading, Monroe Elementary is building on a...

 

GRHS Theater brings home State Championship

The Green River High School Theater Department continues to not only show the talent and dedication of the students, but to beat their own records. Over 30 students participated in this year's...

 

Wolves basketball starts season with a win at tournament in Casper

The Green River High School Boys Basketball team kicked off their season last weekend when they headed to Casper for the Oil City Tip Off Tournament. The team got off to a good start on Friday night...

 

'Off to a good start'

A little over a year after Castle Rock Hospital District took over a unified ambulance service for Sweetwater County, leaders from Castle Rock had a positive report for the Sweetwater County Board of...

 
 By Hannah Romero    City    December 7, 2023

Council approves Tasers, pavement project funds

From Taser upgrades for the Green River Police Department to funds for the Pavement Preservation Project, the Green River City Council took action on a number of issues during Tuesday night's council...

 

Carols familiar and forgotten

Christmas is a time for carols, both familiar and new, and for stories of redemption and healing. These songs and stories will be coming to multiple stages in Sweetwater County in the coming days...

 

Gov. Gordon hosts Town Hall for mental health

A recent visit from Governor Mark Gordon to Sweetwater County gave local leaders and residents a chance to discuss ongoing issues and celebrate successes both around the state and locally.  Governor...

 

Recycling program could lead to customer cost increases

While many Green River residents use Wyoming Waste Systems' curb-side recycling program, the costs associated with recycling are rising, meaning that recycling not only isn't cost-effective but could...

 

Commissioners consider State Shooting Complex future

Is Sweetwater County interested in being the home of a shooting sports complex? That's the question Sweetwater Commissioner Island Richards has been asking himself more and more lately. Bringing a...

 

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