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 By Shay Mahana    City    September 9, 2020

Census period winds down for Green River

With the end of this year quickly approaching, it is time to fill out your 2020 census. The census can be filled out online, through a phone call to the number provided on the website or through the paper questionnaire sent by mail. The census asks...

 

Imagining a fresh skate park

The skate park on Uinta is one of the most used recreational parks in Green River. When at the park, you can definitely tell it has had its fair share of wear and tear. After seeing how in need of some renovations the skate park was, I contacted...

 
 By Shay Mahana    City    September 2, 2020

Expedition Academy: A school and family aiming for success

The greatest hope is to empower students to become innovative thinkers, creative problem solvers and inspired learners that are prepared for the choices in their lives according to Expedition... Full story

 

Lady Wolves volleyball kicks off

The Lady Wolves volleyball team is gearing up for its competitive season. Despite the complications the COVID-19 pandemic caused to schools throughout the country, Green River High School is ready to get out on the courts and play. According to Rikki...

 

Tennis team sees success early in season

The Green River High School tennis teams are hitting their stride. Though the pandemic has taken quite a tole on school functions and activities, GRHS coaches and athletes couldn’t be more excited to get into the season. According to Phil Harder,...

 
 By Shay Mahana    People    August 26, 2020

Green River Main Street to host street fair in Sept.

Green River Main Street will host a street fair Sept. 12. Many other organizations joined together in order to host the event, including the Green River Development Fund and local businesses. The street fair will feature many different types of...

 
 By Shay Mahana    People    August 19, 2020

A day with the market vendors

Every week throughout the summer, residents driving along Uinta Drive will see a collection trailers and popup shops, as well as a large group of customers, gathered on Roosevelt Drive. The Green...

 
 By Shay Mahana    Sports    August 19, 2020

Fall sports will continue at Western

While the coronavirus pandemic continues to limit school functions, Western Wyoming Community College made the decision to proceed with falls sports. All five of the school’s sports teams will be participating in both the fall and spring seasons....

 
 By Shay Mahana    Sports    August 12, 2020

District hires softball coaches

Green River High School is one step closer to having a softball team with its recent hiring of a coaching staff. The team will be lead by head coach Blair Aimone. Aimone has several accomplishments in the softball world. She was most valuable player...

 
 By Shay Mahana    City    August 5, 2020

City copes with sour-smelling lagoons

A foul smell coming from the wastewater treatment plant has made its presence well known amongst residents. A media release from the city attributed these smells to “turnovers” that occur during extended warm periods. These turnovers allow odors...

 
 By Shay Mahana    Opinion    August 5, 2020

Adventure on the Green

During the warm weather of Saturday, my party of five and I decided there was no better time to go kayaking down the Green River. After deciding that a short, one-hour float from County Picnic Grounds to the Island Park would be best, we started our...

 
 By Shay Mahana    Sports    July 29, 2020

Knights head to state

The Green River Knights baseball team has been tearing up the fields as they compete this season. Starting the season with a loss against the Jackson Giants, scoring seven to six, the Knights started the season in slump. However, the team continued...

 
 By Shay Mahana    County    July 29, 2020

Barbuto seeks county commissioner seat

The critical point Sweetwater County is at pushed Rock Springs resident Joe Barbuto to seek election to the Sweetwater County commissioners’ office. Barbuto, a Democrat, believes Sweetwater County is at a crossroads as its revenues and job...

 
 By Shay Mahana    People    July 29, 2020

Community garden helps apartments

The Rock Butte Apartments community garden is in bloom with the summer season. Roughly a year and a half ago, the Rock Butte Apartments' residents and volunteers worked to build a garden on the proper...

 
 By Shay Mahana    City    July 22, 2020

Guardsmen to work on runway

The Wyoming National Guard will complete two weeks of training at the Greater Green River Intergalactic Spaceport in August. The Greater Green River Intergalactic Spaceport will get some basic improvements courtesy of the Wyoming National Guard....

 
 By Shay Mahana    County    July 22, 2020

K-9 deputy receives vest donation

A four-legged Sweetwater County Sheriff's Office deputy is sporting some new protective gear thanks to a kind donation. K-9 deputy Deena was awarded a bullet and stab-protective vest by Vested...

 
 By Shay Mahana    County    June 24, 2020

Southwest Counseling receives grant

Southwest Counseling Services recently received a $486,458 grant to combat substance abuse and suicide. During the Sweetwater County commissioners meeting last week, Laura Schmid-Pizzato, a representative of SCS, announced they intend to use the gran...

 
 By Shay Mahana    Opinion    June 24, 2020

A landmark decision for equality

A great stride was made in the efforts of workplace equality June 15. The Supreme Court ruled in favor of Gerald Bostock, Donald Zarda and Aimee Stephens, all victims of discrimination and unjust firing. Bostock worked as a child advocate for...

 
 By Shay Mahana    People    June 17, 2020

Sweetwater county museum reopens

The Sweetwater County Museum has reopened to visitors, opening its doors to the public Monday. The museum opened under its regular summer hours Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Museum Director Brie Blasi and her staff worked to...

 

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