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 By Hannah Romero    City    November 23, 2022 

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For many people, Thanksgiving goes hand-in-hand with Black Friday, the following day (or sometimes Thanksgiving night) when crowds rush to stores to get deals and do their Christmas shopping. Another...

 

Which came first: the turkey or the tree?

The holidays are here! But it seems to be increasingly less clear - or at least more debated - which holidays should be celebrated when.  Growing up, holidays weren't as extended as they are today,... Full story

 
 By Hannah Romero    People    November 23, 2022 

Speech and debate hosts tournament

The high school was bustling last weekend. A group of freshmen was running around the school carrying radios with Dan Parson "barking orders" at them while they tabulated results, organized rounds,...

 

Love and sewage

"I want you to really think," Al Harris said to the county commissioners. "Are you willing to put that kind of a risk factor in front of the drinking water of 45,000 people?" The commissioners were...

 

Unified ambulance service starting

After years of discussion over ambulance service in Sweetwater County, a unified ambulance service will begin in a matter of days. Starting Nov. 20, Castle Rock Hospital District’s ambulance...

 

Sharing Lincoln's words for Veterans Day

Wearing a black top hat, white gloves, and a t-shirt with Abraham Lincoln's picture on it, Tim Laboria stood from his wheelchair and began to read:  "Fellow countrymen: at this second appearing to...

 

Republicans sweep General Election, 1 % Specific Purpose Tax passes

The unofficial results for Wyoming's General Election are in, showing a "red wave" sweeping Sweetwater County, with Republicans winning all but one partisan position. The only position a Democrat won... Full story

 

A weekend of theater

Sweetwater County residents have multiple opportunities to enjoy local theater in the coming days with three different plays hosting their performances between November 9 and 18. This weekend, Green...

 

"Messiah" community choir returns, invites new members to join

After having to take a two-year break, the annual Handel’s “Messiah” Interfaith Community Choir is returning this year. “It’s such a beautiful, spiritual way to start the Christmas...

 
 By Hannah Romero    News    November 3, 2022

Time to vote

It's time for the people to make their voice heard. The Wyoming General Election is Tuesday, November 8. Those who haven't already voted by absentee ballot can show up to the polls to cast their... Full story

 

Nation's first detention center therapy K-9

After the county commissioners approved a grant agreement at this week’s meeting, the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is on-track to have the first therapy K-9 program inside a detention center...

 

The fastest growing sport

"Did you see how awesome that lob was?" a pickleball player called out excitedly. Last week the Green River Pickleball group hosted a clinic at the Green River Recreation Center. Pickleball...

 

Celebrating National Physical Therapy Month

October is National Physical Therapy Month, so Peak Performance Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy decided to celebrate by giving back to the community. Last week, Peak Performance hosted a special...

 

Barrasso visits Washington Elementary

"We've had a pretty exciting month," Principal Anne Marie Covey told the students at Washington Elementary as they gathered in the gymnasium after school last week. After being named a Blue Ribbon...

 

Proof in the pudding

The idiom “the proof is in the pudding” was used twice during Tuesday’s Board of County Commissioners meeting, where the commissioners heard updates on the progress of consolidation efforts in...

 
 By Hannah Romero    City    October 20, 2022

Candidates discuss local issues

Last week the candidates running for positions on the Green River City Council and the position of mayor gathered and discussed issues important to Green River during a political forum hosted by the...

 

"Don't dream it, be it"

"Don't dream it, be it," Frank-N-Furter sings in "The Rocky Horror Picture Show." Kenny Starling took this advice to heart when they decided to start their own drag theater group, The Starling... Full story

 
 By Hannah Romero    News    October 13, 2022

New soda ash project

Ciner and WE Soda Ltd, a Ciner company, have announced a new soda ash project which will be coming to Green River in the next decade. Project West is the name of a new greenfield soda ash project whic...

 

Harry Potter, cotton candy, and puzzles, oh my

Excited kids and families, many in wizard robes, stood outside the Sweetwater County Library last Saturday, waiting in a line that stretched out the door and down the sidewalk. As they made their way...

 

Honoring Pond and Garden legends

If you walk along Uinta Drive, you'll notice several of the trees have plaques dedicating them to the memory of friends, family, and community members. When you come to the trees in front of the post...

 
 By Hannah Romero    News    October 6, 2022

Raising awareness all month

October is a month set aside for raising awareness for a variety of causes, many of which were recognized this week through events and public proclamations. The Green River City Council meeting Tuesda... Full story

 

We're all mad here: Western presents "Alice in Wonderland"

When theatergoers head to Western Wyoming Community College for the Performing Arts Department's first production of the fall semester, they may feel like they've fallen down the rabbit hole along...

 

Sleeping on the roof, encouraging summer reading

Last Thursday night, anyone driving by Harrison Elementary School might have noticed a tent on the roof. Anyone who stopped had the chance to wave to Harrison Principal Steven Lake as he made himself... Full story

 

Washington named Blue Ribbon School

When the students at Washington Elementary gathered in the gym for a school assembly Monday morning, they didn't know exactly what was going on, but they knew something important was happening by the...

 

Mine rescue team competes at Internationals

The miners moved forward together slowly, finding their way through smoke so thick they could barely see their own hands in front of their faces. The team members felt the heat and heard the roar of...

 

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