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 By Staff Report    County    July 1, 2020

Shooting death under investigation

The shooting death of an unidentified woman is under investigation by the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office. The office issued a statement saying the incident occurred Monday evening at a residence off of Steamboat Drive in the Clearview Acres...

 
 By Staff Report    City    June 24, 2020

Burd announces HD 60 campaign

Green River resident Mike Burd has announced that he is running for Wyoming House District 60. The seat is held by Democrat John Freeman, who will be retiring. “People are tired of seeing legislators spend all of their time focusing on issues that...

 
 By Staff Report    City    June 17, 2020

3 businesses fail GRPD compliance checks

Recent alcohol and tobacco compliance checks conducted by the Green River Police Department last week didn’t show complete compliance. Citations were issued to three businesses for failure to ensure tobacco or alcohol wasn’t being sold to...

 
 By Staff Report    County    June 17, 2020

County events complex will host 2022 motor coach rally

While event cancellations may have the Sweetwater Events Complex struggling during the global pandemic, its future is bright after an announcement made last week. The events complex announced it will host the Newmar Kountry Klub International Rally...

 
 By Staff Report    City    June 17, 2020

Travis seeks election to House District 60 seat

Democrat Lindsey Travis announced her campaign for Wyoming House of Representatives District 60. The seat being vacated by retiring democrat John Freeman. Travis has served on the Green River Parks an...

 
 By Staff Report    County    June 17, 2020

Crank seeks re-election in House District 18

Republican Tom Crank is seeking re-election to the Wyoming House of Representatives in House District 18. Crank has served four years in the Wyoming House and has previously served six years as a...

 
 By Staff Report    County    June 10, 2020

More polling places added

The Sweetwater County Clerk’s Office is adding two more polling places to address concerns about voting in the county’s outlaying communities. One polling location will be added in Farson while the other will be added in Wamsutter. Initially,...

 
 By Staff Report    County    June 3, 2020

Four new coronavirus cases recorded in Sweetwater County

Four Rock Springs residents have tested positive for COVID-19 infections, according to Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. In a press release sent to local media Saturday, MHSC officials said contact tracing efforts are continuing for all four...

 
 By Staff Report    County    May 27, 2020

Thoman seeks election to county commissioners' board

A longtime member of the Sweetwater County Conservation District is seeking a chance to serve on the Sweetwater County Board of County Commissioners. Mary Thoman, a Republican, recently announced her...

 
 By Staff Report    County    May 20, 2020

International Day postponed

Like Flaming Gorge Days and the non FFA and 4-H portions of the Sweetwater County Fair, the annual International Day celebration in Rock Springs was postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The International Day Committee announced the...

 
 By Staff Report    City    May 13, 2020

Blake seeks re-election to HD 39

Stan Blake is seeking another term in the Wyoming Legislature. Blake, a Democrat, is announcing his bid for re-election to House District 39. "I wish to say it has been a humbling experience, and an...

 
 By Staff Report    County    May 13, 2020

Second COVID-19 patient admitted

A second person was hospitalized last week after testing positive for COVID-19. According to Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County, a Green River woman in her 40s was admitted to the hospital’s emergency room May 5 and was tested using a fast-acti...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    May 13, 2020

High school accepts wrestling scores

Officials from Sweetwater County School District No. 2 decided not to appeal a decision that stripped the State 4A wrestling title from Green River High School, giving it to Kelly Walsh. During the 2020 State wrestling tournament, GRHS was originally...

 
 By Staff Report    City    May 6, 2020

Building closures extended

Green River’s municipal buildings will remain closed until May 18, according to a press release from the city. The extension was made after consideration of the federal, three-phase process to open the economy. Despite the extension, the city is...

 
 By Staff Report    City    April 29, 2020

Graduations finalized

Graduation ceremonies for Green River High School and Expedition Academy have been finalized after the COVID-19 pandemic forced a cancellation of public gatherings. Last week, Sweetwater County School District No. 2 announced graduation ceremonies wo...

 
 By Staff Report    City    April 22, 2020

Schools close for remainder of year

Schools in Green River, McKinnon and Granger won’t be re-opening for the remainder of the school year. In an announcement last week, Interim Superintendent Jamie Christensen said the school year will conclude under the district’s Adapted...

 
 By Staff Report    People    April 22, 2020

Girl Scout leaders honored

Five Green River Girl Scout leaders were recognized for their local contributions to the organization, earning awards for their accomplishments. Vicki Oliver, Kris Sherwin and Dottie Lacquement received the Girl Scout Appreciation Pin, which...

 
 By Staff Report    County    April 15, 2020

Info for missing camper sought

Officials in Daggett County are seeking information about a camper who was last reported seen in the Brown’s Park area earlier this month. The Daggett County Sheriff’s Office was notified that no one had contact with 44-year-old Leonard Corby...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    April 1, 2020

District selects new football coach

The Wolves football program will have a new head coach next season. Tony Beardsley, athletics director for Sweetwater County School District No. 2, announced the selection of Kevin Cuthbertson as the new head coach. The selection will be finalized at...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    April 1, 2020

Spring sports suspended to April 20

Spring activities have been suspended until April 20 according to the Wyoming High School Athletics Association. This move follows an extended school closure order from Gov. Mark Gordon and the Wyoming Department of Health. “Due to the continuing...

 
 By Staff Report    County    March 25, 2020

Interstate work starts near GR

The Wyoming Department of Transportation started work on a section of Interstate 80 between Granger Junction and Green River Westbound Monday. According to a release from WYDOT, the work will include grading and milling, concrete pavement and bridge...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    March 25, 2020

All-Star soccer game approved by WCA

Wyoming high school seniors will have a chance to show their soccer skills one last time after the Wyoming Coaches Association approved All-Star games for both the girls and boys teams. The initiative was unanimously approved Wednesday. “I just...

 
 By Staff Report    City    March 18, 2020

Clean up day set

The annual Green River City-Wide Clean Up day has been announced by the Green River Chamber of Commerce. This year, cleaning is set to take place May 16. During that day, residents are encouraged to help beautify the city by pickup up trash around...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    March 18, 2020

State basketball tournament cancelled

After arriving in Casper last week, the Green River High School boys and girls basketball teams face a situation no one could have predicted: the cancellation of the State basketball tournament. Concerns of spreading the COVID-19 coronavirus...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    March 11, 2020

Basketball teams head to State

Both Green River High School basketball teams are headed to state. Following successful appearances at the Regional tournament in Evanston over the weekend, they will travel to Casper for one last...

 

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