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 By Staff Report    People    January 22, 2020 

GR debaters place 1st at Afton meet

The speech and debate team returned from the Star Valley Tournament in Afton with a first place 4A finish with several students placing in their respective events. Assistant coaches Dan Parson and Samantha Worden are very pleased with how the season...

 

Taylor competes in Chili Bowl nationals this week

Zac Taylor is heading into his fifth run at the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals presented by General Tire held inside the River Spirit Expo Center in Tulsa, Okla., this week better prepared and more confident than ever. Last year's Chili Bowl...

 
 By Staff Report    City    January 8, 2020

Star awarded county designation for 2020

Sweetwater County residents looking for legal information from the county government will be able to find it in pages of this newspaper. The Sweetwater County Commissioners named the Green River Star its newspaper designee for 2020 after a unanimous...

 
 By Staff Report    People    January 8, 2020

Debaters end year on high note

The Green River High School Speech and Debate team ended 2019 on a high note with their recent competition at the Holiday Classic at Cheyenne East in December. As one of the largest tournaments in the region with 29 schools, including attendance from...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    January 8, 2020

Swimming results for Lander surprise meet

Due to closed roads, the many swimming teams were unable to go to a scheduled meet in Laramie. The Wolves ended up competing in a Lander meet scheduled to allow teams a chance to compete. Green River competed against Lander, Riverton and Rawlins in...

 
 By Staff Report    City    December 18, 2019

Man arrested after crash

Green River police officers arrested a 45-year-old North Dakota an following an alleged hit-and-run collision Friday. Leif Johannessen, 45, of Dickinson, N.D., was arrested after officers discovered he had an active warrant from an original charge...

 
 By Staff Report    City    November 27, 2019

Citations made after pursuit

Green River police officers issued citations to an individual they claim eluded an officer Nov. 10. According to a press release from the Green River Police Department, Dalton Kunz, 23, Green River, was given citations for alleged hit and run and...

 

2 named to All State football list

Two members of the Green River High School varsity football team were listed All State, according to information released by the Wyoming Coaches Association. The two All-State selections are Thomas Harvey and Payton Tucker, while Sophomore Dylan...

 
 By Staff Report    City    November 13, 2019

Officers end early morning pursuit

A vehicle chase early Sunday morning ended when a Green River Police Department officer determined the chase was too dangerous to continue. According to the GRPD, an officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a vehicle at 4:31 Sunday morning....

 
 By Staff Report    City    October 31, 2019

Pharmacy to open in GR

A new pharmacy is scheduled to open in 2020. Dr. Alma Killpack recently announced that K-PACK Pharmacy will open its first location in Green River in January of 2020. K-Pack Pharmacy will be a retail pharmacy with an emphasis on complete patient...

 

Cross country team improves times in Rock Springs

Green River High School’s cross country runners are preparing for Regionals at Natrona County High School in Casper. During the past two weeks of competition, both Greg Sherwin and Madison Yoak placed high in competition, with the two earning top 1...

 

Golfers prep for state tournament

The Green River High School golf team had some success during competition, including top ten finishes for both boys and girls players. During the first day at Shooting Star Country Club, Drew Gibson placed fourth with 84 strokes, a number that...

 

Fantastic week for tennis teams

Visits to Rock Springs and Rawlins last week ended almost perfectly for the Green River High School tennis team. Between the two competitions, the Wolves only lost one match. The team sweep Rawlins...

 

Missing kayaker rescued

An overdue kayaker was rescued after not showing up to a meeting spot with his traveling companion Saturday. According to a release form the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office, emergency responders were notified after the kayaker, later identified...

 

Currant Fire continues to burn east of Flaming Gorge

A fire burning east of the Flaming Gorge Reservoir has burned hundreds of acres since it was reported Sunday afternoon. The fire at Currant Creek Ridge has been heavily attacked by firefighters from the Rock Springs Bureau of Land Management, Ashley...

 

GR golfers struggle in Rock Springs

The Green River High School golf team opened their season in Rock Springs at a tournament that saw a lightning delay Thursday. According to Wyopreps.com, the girls took sixth place at 338, trailing behind invite winner Kelly Walsh, Natrona, Cheyenne...

 
 By Staff Report    City    August 22, 2019

Missing woman's remains found

The remains of a 28-year-old Green River missing woman, Aubree Shanae Corona, have been found. Her remains were found Tuesday after the 2005 Gray Chevrolet Avalanche truck she was driving with a Honda CRF 450R red-and-white motorcycle in the back...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    August 22, 2019

Wolves tennis starts in Jackson

While the school year started Wednesday, the Green River High School tennis team already competed before the first day of the school year. The Wolves traveled to Jackson Saturday. The girls swept the Jackson squad, led by a win by Gabrielle Heiser...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 15, 2019

Missing woman's remains found

The remains of a 28-year-old Green River missing woman, Aubree Shanae Corona, have been found. Her remains were found Tuesday after the 2005 Gray Chevrolet Avalanche truck she was driving with a...

 
 By Staff Report    City    August 1, 2019

Warmer weather is harmful to fish

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Green River fish management staff expressed concerns for catch and release fishing in the warmer weather in a press release this past week. The staff is concerned about the fish in our area, especially the...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    August 1, 2019

SWAT takes summer state title

The Sweetwater Aquatics Team took state during the Wyoming Summer Championship meet in Rapid City, S.D. July 19-21. The meet took place in South Dakota because the pool in Gillette originally scheduled to host the event needed repairs. Overall, SWAT...

 
 By Staff Report    County    July 25, 2019

Sheriff's office releases bodycam footage

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office released bodycam footage following a pursuit on Interstate 80 Saturday morning. The office also seeks help in the ongoing investigation of the incident. At approximately 9:15 a.m., Saturday, sheriff’s...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    July 25, 2019

Racer learns from top drivers at Mont. event

Green River’s Zac Taylor knows that if he is going to get better he has to compete against the best competition and that opportunity presented itself last weekend in Montana during a Lucas Oil ASCS National Tour event. Taylor and his family owned...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    June 5, 2019

New angler program launched by WGFD

For some sportsmen, trophies are more slippery than shiny and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department has launched a new program to recognize the anglers reeling them in. The department has launched its Master Angler program to recognize anglers who...

 
 By Staff Report    County    April 17, 2019

Commissioners award scholarships

The Sweetwater County Board of County Commissioners selected three area high school seniors for the $1,000 scholarships offered by the county. Amongst those awarded the scholarship is Green River High School student Erik Gwaltney. The commissioners...

 

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