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Airport issue not discussed

The Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport commercial terminal issue wasn’t even discussed at the Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting. The Commissioners voted to un-table the motion, but the motion...

 

Repurpose those signs

With the General Election approaching, more and more signs seem to be popping up. The signs are all over the place, but I’m not going to complain about the amount of signs there are or the fact...

 

GR seniors create autumn painting

For seniors who have always wanted the opportunity to learn how to paint, an eight-week long beginners painting class was perfect for them. The class is being taught by Pam Edens, with Kathleen...

 

Overcoming life-changing injuries

She may have lost her eye, but the accident didn't claim her life and that's something she's grateful for. Green River resident Kayla Vigil's life completely changed on July 27. Vigil, 23, and her...

 

Lady Wolves volleyball win 2 more games

Lady Wolves play three games last week and brought home two more wins. The Lady Wolves kicked off last week’s competition with a win against Cheyenne East Tuesday evening in Green River. The Lady...

 

More swimmers qualify for state

The Lady Wolves swimming team came home with a second-place finish and three more state qualifiers after a meet in Laramie. Head coach Colleen Seiloff said Jarin Mandros, Delaney Gardea and Cherylann...

 

Magic discovered at the library

Harry Potter fans flocked to the Sweetwater County Library for it's annual Harry Potter event. Once children walked through the doors of the library, they were given the Marauder's Map, which showed...

 

Swimmers win in Rock Springs

The Lady Wolves Swimming team brought home another first-place finish this weekend after a meet in Rock Springs. The Green River High School Lady Wolves continue to decrease their times as the season...

 

Volleyball team beats Riverton at home

Lady Wolves play three games last week and bring home two more wins. The Lady Wolves kicked off last week’s competition with a win against Cheyenne East Tuesday evening in Green River. The Lady Wolv...

 

Station fire undetermined

It’s been about one month since a bin fire at the Green River Solid Waste Transfer Station took place and the city isn’t sure when the station will be up and running. Public works director Mark...

 

Man sentenced for voyeurism

A man who pleaded guilty to making inappropriate videos of women in restrooms, at their homes or at public events, will serve more than a decade in prison. Ryan Michael Flaten, 28, Green River,...

 

County's money has been moved out

All of the county’s funds have officially been pulled out of Bank of the West. During the Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting Tuesday morning, Sweetwater County Treasurer Robb Slaughter said...

 

Pick up after your pets

As I was writing the story about a lady who picks up dog poop irresponsible pet owners leave behind, I became appalled. This wasn’t the first time I had been told or received phone calls on this...

 

Trying to keep Green River clean

A handful of unknown volunteers are working hard to keep the city’s Greenbelt and pipeline pathways clean. One of those volunteers who wanted to remain anonymous, is Green River resident Terri...

 

Lady Wolves duel in Cheyenne East's pool

The Lady Wolves swimming team continues to travel on the road for their swim meets. The Green River High School Lady Wolves swimming team traveled to Cheyenne to participate in the Cheyenne East...

 

GR volleyball team continues to learn, improve

Each game is another opportunity for the Lady Wolves volleyball team to gain experience and learn the game. On Friday, the Lady Wolves took on Lyman at home and lost in three sets, 25-16, 25-21,...

 

Competitiveness shows at Wii Bowling

The laughter could be heard in the hallway. While at the Golden Hour Senior Center Thursday morning, eight seniors were playing Wii Bowling in one of the recreation rooms. It's was their laughing...

 

Volleyball team sweeps Jackson at home

The Lady Wolves volleyball team won one against Jackson and lost one to Evanston last week. The Green River High School Lady Wolves volleyball team fought hard Thursday while on the road, but they sti...

 

Girls swim team remains strong

The Lady Wolves swimming team continued to showcase their skills this past week at Big Piney and Evanston. The Green River High School Lady Wolves swimming team took first in Evanston Saturday and...

 

Exploitation charges to be dismissed

A Green River man who admitted to making a video of an underage girl while they were having intercourse will have a felony exploitation charge dismissed if he can complete probation. Trey Montoya,...

 

New bank selected for county

Commerce Bank has been selected by the county treasurer as the bank Sweetwater County will put its depositories in. At the Sweetwater County Commissioners’ meeting Tuesday morning, county treasurer...

 

Councilman seeks senate seat

Independent candidate Ted Barney has officially announced his candidacy for Senate District 13. Barney, currently a Green River City Councilman, is running against incumbent Democrat John Hastert and...

 

Airport commercial plan tabled

It’s still up in the air as to whether or not the county will support the airport moving forward on a commercial terminal study. After a lengthy discussion at the Sweetwater County Commissioners...

 

GR seniors learn the basics of cell phone use

On Monday, seniors were learning the basics of how to operate their smart phones. This month, Western Wyoming Community College employee Jen Stone, is teaching a class every Monday at 10 a.m. This...

 

Ham radio convention visits RS

For quite possibly the first time, Southwest Wyoming hosted the ham radio conference on this side of the state. Rick Breininger, president of the Sweetwater Amateur Radio Club, said as far as he knows...

 

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