Articles written by Katie Duncombe

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  • Register for upcoming 2023 Frostbite 5K & 10K

    Katie Duncombe, City of Green River Recreation Supervisor|Jan 26, 2023

    Snowflakes fly and frosty temperatures blanket Wyoming, but in the midst of it all, the pristine Green River creates a dream-like atmosphere within the City. Join us for the 2023 Frostbite 5K, 10K and 1 Mile Family Fun Run. Green River's Expedition Island, home to the historic Powell Expedition and a National Historic Landmark, will be the starting and finish location of our run on Saturday, February 18, 2023. The Pavilion will be open for the entire event, providing a place to snag a snack and... Full story

  • 17th annual Art on the Green event

    Katie Duncombe, Recreation Program Supervisor|Aug 25, 2022

    The 17th annual Art on the Green event held August 19 and 20 was well received by the community. Forty-five artists from Utah and Wyoming competed in the 2D and 3D Art competition for 24 hours straight. The weekend began with a bang at 11 a.m. on Friday. All competitors began the creative process in a variety of mediums including watercolor, oil, clay, airbrush and more. The following are the results from this weekend's Art on the Green event. Artists' Choice Professional 2D 1st place: Jill... Full story

  • Notes from Town Square: After school programs

    Katie Duncombe, City of Green River|Sep 27, 2017

    In our current economic climate, there are many families where both parents are working or even have multiple jobs. For many single-parent homes, a full-time and part-time job is a regular necessity. Here in Green River, shift work and overtime can be challenging if you have children. That’s where an after school program can help. It is a safe, fun, and productive place to send children when school is out for the afternoon. Most programs provide homework assistance, a healthy snack, and fun physical activities or free play for children. T...

  • Five benefits of Summer day camp

    Katie Duncombe, City of Green River|Apr 12, 2017

    Have you considered what your children will be doing this summer? Are they involved in sports camps, BOCES programs, maybe 4-H or staying home with parents or caregivers? There are many great options for children in our community, but have you considered the benefits to a summer day camp program? Below are just a few benefits to highlight with the city of Green River’s summer camp. Children are unplugged at Summer Day Camp Children are plugged in more than ever in today’s society. Whether it be in school, at home or with their friends, man...