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 By Lillian Palmer    People    May 11, 2016

Author, former resident signs new book

Lydia's story begins in Chicago. Little did she know, her tale would soon lead her to Wyoming. She sets out on a journey searching for her long lost mother. Her search brings her to Rock Springs,...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    People    May 11, 2016

800 pounds of food donated for pet drive

Pet food filled the Green River Animal Shelter last week; 800 pounds of food. The food which spanned the width of the desk from one wall to the opposite was donated to the Green River food bank. This...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    Sports    May 11, 2016

Countdown to regionals begins

The countdown to regionals and state is on. This week is going to decide some important qualifying outcomes in the battle to state. The Green River girls varsity soccer team finished a successful week...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    People    May 4, 2016

Students learn culture through song and dance

Vibrant colors swirling around and around was the sight seen when the Wind River Dancers performed at Lincoln Middle School Wednesday afternoon. The dancers are of the Arapaho Tribe and perform...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    People    May 4, 2016

Volunteers served in appreciation at GHSC

Volunteers make a difference in any organization. The difference volunteers make at the Golden Hour Senior Center is a visible one. To show thanks and appreciation of the center's many senior...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    City    May 4, 2016

City works to manage freefall

“The sky is falling,” may not be the best thing to hear at a city budget workshop. Neither are the words “managing the free fall,” which is what a portion of the budget presentation was...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    City    May 4, 2016

City drafting natural disaster plan

If a natural disaster was to strike Sweetwater County today, there would be no plan to cover its impact on the community. Research and planning is currently underway to create a regional multi-hazard...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    Sports    May 4, 2016

Lady Wolves take hard loss in Rock Springs

The first five minutes were good, until Rock Springs made their first goal. Four goals later, the game would end with Green River being shut out at Tigers Stadium. "As soon as they scored on us, we...

 

Lessons learned on Earth Day

Little hands were creating something new out of something old at Green River's Earth Day celebration Friday. Children painted glue onto recycled milk cartons then decorated them as they chose. The spo...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    City    April 27, 2016

Karate means business in GR

Sweetwater County’s premiere karate tournament returns to Green River next month, after a five-year hiatus and the city expects a bump in tourism dollars flowing to local businesses. While the...

 

Wolves beat Natrona Co. schools

The girls varsity soccer team at Green River High School had a successful weekend, defeating two visiting Natrona County teams. The Lady Wolves won their game Friday afternoon against Natrona 4-1,...

 

Middle school records shattered

Two long-standing middle school track records were broken Thursday during the Green River Middle School Invite. Lincoln Middle School seventh grader Jade Arnell broke the girls 1,600 meter record by...

 

The cost of a weekly paper

One dollar can still buy a few items in today’s society. Even less items sell for less than a dollar. A dollar and some odd cents can buy a few more items. Most of these items come from a dollar...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    City    April 20, 2016

Work continues on Second South

Work on Second South started last week and residents should get used to the construction work, as it should continue throughout the year. Construction is projected to span through the summer months...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    City    April 20, 2016

Transfer station site finalized

After some feedback from Green River residents, the city Council came to a consensus at Tuesday’s meeting about the future location of the solid waste transfer station. The Council approved to keep...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    City    April 20, 2016

Villa's care focus will change

The Mission at Castle Rock Convalescent Center will see some changes in the near future. Planning and preparation for the Villa portion of the center to be converted into an assisted living facility...

 

Exhaustion foils Lady Wolves Sat.

The Green River High School Girls Soccer team is on a roll. It's almost midway through the season and the lady wolves are already making a name for themselves. The girls dominated the Friday games at...

 

Coffee shop to give one jitters

Locally-loved drive-thru coffee shop Java Connection got the "Jitters" recently. This bustling business has a new owner and a face lift. Susan Murphy reopened the coffee shop Feb. 27, as Jitters. In...

 

Guild Mortgage Company opens in GR

A Guild Mortgage Company branch opened up its doors at 541 E. Flaming Gorge Way with a ribbon cutting March 29. Green River resident Miranda Barrett decided to open up the branch location in Green Riv...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    City    April 13, 2016

Transfer station site debated

Discussion at Tuesday’s city council workshop debated the possibility of where the future city’s solid waste transfer station should be built. It’s been planned for the city’s landfill to...

 

Cookies help kids learn legislative process

Determining how many people a cookie can feed was something students were asked to do. A third grade class and a kindergarten class at Harrison elementary school answered this question when...

 

Lady Wolves soccer starts season with two-win streak

Enter the 2016 Green River High School girls' soccer team; they're fresh, they're new and improving from the start. This budding team earned two wins out of their first three games this season. Their...

 

Karate students compete in tourney

Hours, days and years of practice, memorization and sweat culminate up to the few moments a martial-arts student presents their skills in front of three judges. For a form presentation, the student...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    City    April 6, 2016

Council finalizes city signs

Longtime residents may not have any difficulty finding their way to various destinations in the city of Green River, but for those who are traveling through or visiting for an event, some places...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    City    April 6, 2016

Green River must cut $1 million

Hard times are ahead for Green River. Green River has gone through five straight years of budget cuts; and this coming fiscal year is no different. In fact, it’s worse. “The state took some large...

 

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