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 By Staff Report    News    March 23, 2023 

Family saved from CO leak

Stephenie Eastman woke up in the early hours of the morning on Sunday not feeling well. Not long after, she lost consciousness. Her husband Matt was trying to figure out what was wrong when their... Full story

 By Staff Report    Sports    March 23, 2023 

Western wrestlers claim first NJCAA National Championship

Western Wyoming Community College wrestlers claimed their first NJCAA Wrestling Championship title on March 4 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The Mustangs finished with a team score of 134. The Head Coach... Full story

 By Staff Report    County    March 16, 2023

Game and Fish invites public to open meetings

Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Green River Region will hold a series of public open houses and a final public meeting to present and discuss proposed 2023 hunting seasons, according to a press release. Attending a public meeting provides an opp... Full story

 By Staff Report    Sports    March 9, 2023

Former GR All Star signs to play football at Crown College

A former Green River All Star athlete will be heading to Minnesota to continue his football career. On March 3, led in prayer by his pastor Robert Douglas of Aspen Church, Carson Van Gieson signed his... Full story


Local student earns Wyoming's first computer science micro credential

Jon Thompson, a sophomore at Expedition Academy High School, has become the first student in Wyoming to earn a Computer Science Micro Credential. Jon earned the credential in the Hardware and... Full story

 By Staff Report    City    February 9, 2023

Green River's deer count increased over past year

The number of deer in Green River seems to be going up. The Green River Police Department, along with helpers from the Wyoming Game and Fish and volunteers, recently conducted the yearly visual count... Full story


GRHS Speech and Debate team keeps on winning

The Green River High School Speech and Debate team has kept up their winning ways, taking either first or second place in tournaments all season long. The last two tournaments were no exception. The... Full story


Local student raising funds for Diabetic Alert Dog

A local student is looking for community support in order to raise funds to buy a Diabetic Alert Dog. Elena Barrera is a teenager currently attending Green River High School. She was diagnosed with... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    February 2, 2023

Green River Star wins two awards at press convention

The Green River Star was recognized for excellence in two categories during the Wyoming Press Association’s 124th winter convention in Cheyenne last weekend. Editor Hannah Romero received two Pacemaker Awards. She received second place in the Colum...

 By Staff Report    City    January 26, 2023

GRFD battles fire inside ductwork

At approximately 1:30 a.m. Monday morning, January 23, the Green River Fire Department, along with Castle Rock Ambulance and Green River Police Department, was called out for a report of a... Full story


Indoor track competes in Casper at first meet

On Saturday, Green River traveled north to Natrona County High School in Casper for the first Indoor Track meet of the season. Other teams also attending the Natrona Invite included Burns/Pine...


Child Developmental Center PTO hosts winter clothing drive

The Sweetwater County Child Developmental Center PTO recently sponsored a winter clothing drive to collect hats, gloves, coats, and boots to provide to children in need. "We worked throughout the end... Full story

 By Staff Report    County    January 5, 2023

Emergency services respond to fires, sliding plane

The Green River Fire Department, Sweetwater County Sheriff's Office, and other local law enforcement and first responder agencies have responded to several emergencies over the last two weeks, includi... Full story


Game and Fish tags trout to estimate pup population

Fisheries managers from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department are concerned about the number of lake trout pups in Flaming Gorge Reservoir. In partnership with Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, the... Full story


GRHS Speech and Debate team takes first at Casper College tournament

The Green River High School Speech and Debate team traveled to Casper College last weekend and came home with a first place win. The team ranked in the 3A Sweepstakes at the tournament, and had team... Full story

 By Staff Report    City    December 8, 2022

GRFD has been busy

The Green River Fire Department, along with other first responders, law enforcement and EMS, have been keeping busy lately, responding to fires, accidents and rescues. Motel fire At 1:43 a.m. Nov.... Full story


'Tis the season: Upcoming Christmas events

As the Christmas season gets into full swing in Green River and throughout Sweetwater County, the calendar is filling up with festive things to do. Here are some of the activities and events... Full story


Solvay to expand facility and reduce emissions

Solvay recently announced plans to resume the construction of its 600 kiloton soda ash capacity expansion in Green River, which was launched in September 2019 and was put on hold due to the pandemic.... Full story


Wolves' wrestling camp champions

It was an amazing day of wrestling!! The Green River Wolves Wrestlers hosted the Green River City Championships for the Junior wrestlers on Saturday at Lincoln Middle School. There were a 176...


Trona Valley wins "Paint the Town Pink" for second year

Trona Valley Federal Credit Union's Green River Branch was voted the Green River winner of the annual "Paint the Town Pink" competition hosted by Sweetwater Regional Cancer Center. The credit union... Full story

 By Staff Report    News    October 27, 2022

Genesis Alkali's Granger expansion gets boost

Genesis Alkali’s plans to expand its existing Granger soda ash production facility are continuing to make progress, with the most recent development being the award of $665,000 through the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services’ Pre-Obligation...


Actors' Mission to host "Day of the Dead" fundraising gala

In celebration of their 20 years in existence, the Actors' Mission is celebrating with a "Dia De Los Muertos," or "Day of the Dead," gala event Saturday, October 29, at the Holiday Inn Ballroom. Each... Full story


Volleyball wins Evanston and keeps improving

The Green River Wolves Volleyball team traveled to Evanston and won 3 of the 4 games on Thursday, September 22. Coach Jessica Demaret feels the girls came out against Evanston ready to play and were...


GRHS Hall of Fame inductees honored

Green River High School recently added several new GRHS graduates into the Hall of Fame. The inductees were honored during the Wolves varsity football game against Rawlins Sept. 9 and officially... Full story


County Treasurer: Property tax bills will be mailed soon

Sweetwater County Treasurer Joe M. Barbuto would like to inform taxpayers that 2022 property tax bills will arrive in mailboxes over the coming days and weeks. Bills include the total amount owed, and allocations to taxing entities within the... Full story


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