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Notes from Town Square: Stay safe while near the river

Summer has officially arrived in Green River and one of the greatest pleasures of the season is swimming. We in this community are fortunate to have a robust river flowing through town and a lovely Green Belt which makes summertime recreation more...

 

Notes from Town Square: Summer work in Green River

You may have noticed that there is a lot of work going on around town these days. This summer is going to be a very busy season for Green River. Many projects that have been in the planning for years will finally be coming to fruition and a few new...

 

Notes from Town Square: beautification in Green River

A few months ago the ity formed a beautification committee in partnership with Sweetwater County Travel and Tourism. Just this week the Beautification Committee learned that they have been awarded a grant from the Wyoming Department of...

 

Notes from Town Square: Green up for Spring

The Vernal Equinox may not take place until March 20 but meteorologically speaking, according to the Old Farmer’s Almanac, the official spring season begins on March 1. OK, it might not look much like spring outside your window right now, but take...

 

Notes from Town Square: Black history in Wyoming

Across North America, February is recognized as Black History Month. Although it may not be evident today, African Americans played an important role in the settling of the west. In Wyoming, the Equality State, many former slaves found freedoms that...

 

Notes from Town Square: There is a Santa Claus

“Virginia, your little friends are wrong. They have been affected by the skepticism of a skeptical age,” wrote Francis P. Church, in an editorial to a worried little girl the autumn of 1897. At the time of Virginia’s letter asking to be told...

 

Notes from Town Square: The mayor's tree lighting

This Thursday at 5:30 p.m. the city lights up the Mayor’s Tree in downtown Green River. Baring that in mind, we thought it might be amusing to share a bit of history about one of America’s most beloved Holiday traditions. If you are a fan of...

 

Notes from Town Square: About O'Leary's Cow

Every year on the first day of Camp Chipmunk all the Girl Scouts assembled in the dining hall, joined in a rousing round of “Old Mother Leary” usually accompanied by the pounding of forks and a few hoots and hollers for special effect. The song...

 

Notes from town square: Building a community

Have you ever been to the Fellsmere Florida Frog Leg Festival or the Duck Tape Festival in Avon Ohio? How about the Wisconsin State Cow Chip Throw? America’s small-town festivals celebrate just about everything from the classic springtime cherry fe...

 

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