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The stress of going on vacation

With how much stress I go through preparing for a vacation I start to wonder if it’s worth it. Of course, it always is in the end, but at the time it can be overwhelming. Once again, I find myself...

 

Teacher honored with awards

A Green River teacher has already received honors on a local level and now he will receive national recognition. Green River High School teacher Bradlee Skinner was recently given the Sweetwater...

 

Building a unique physique

Dedication, determination and discipline are all qualities this woman has to pursue her passion. Amy Manzanares has spent the last 14 years transforming her body from year to year to compete in...

 

Gifts given to Green River pets

Pets across Green River in need of help received what their owners wanted them to thanks to community donations. For the past few years, the Golden Hour Senior Center has participated in the Care For...

 
 By Stephanie Thompson    City    June 12, 2019 

Green River man faces sexual assault, abuse charges

A man accused of inappropriately touching a 17-year-old while they were working could serve 30 years in prison. Bradley A. Baugh, 23, appeared in the Third District County of Judge Richard Lavery at...

 

Subdivision plan moves forward

Despite one resident’s concerns about the lot size of the proposed subdivision near the Rolling Green Golf Course, the project is still moving forward. At a Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting...

 

Enjoying a family dinosaur day

After weeks of soccer practices, games and meetings our weekday evenings and weekends are pretty full. My husband and I love that our boys enjoy sports, but four nights a week of practice with both...

 

Sixth-grade teacher receives honor

Teaching students about their civic responsibility, patriotism and flag etiquette has earned one Green River teacher a state award. Lincoln Middle School sixth-grade teacher Lori Hastert was informed...

 

Even more free audiobooks available now

Those who enjoy listening to audiobooks, but don’t like the wait for the title to become available will enjoy the library’s new digital upgrade. According to a press release, Wyoming residents...

 

Quilt show to kick off summer season

Quilts of all sizes and themes will once again be on display at the Quilting on the Green show. On Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. the quilt show will take place at Expedition Island, while on Saturday...

 

Recalling graduations past

As I attended numerous graduations last week, I couldn’t help but notice how each one is unique in its own way. For example: Black Butte High School in Rock Springs allows each graduate to pick who...

 

Airport terminal not funded

The Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport did not receive funding from the Federal Aviation Administration for its commercial airport terminal upgrades. “To say we are disappointed, would be an underst...

 

Commission vacancy official

A vacancy was officially declared on the Board of Sweetwater County Commission Tuesday. After the death of Republican Commissioner Don Van Matre, the Commissioners had to officially declare the vacanc...

 

Renovations continue at complex

Making needed upgrades to the nearly 45-year-old exhibit hall is a priority for Sweetwater County. A press release from the Sweetwater County Events Complex states, the events complex board and its...

 

Getting 'chopped' at the table

As a family with young children, it is hard to find television shows all of us can watch together. For whatever reason, more and more shows on the big networks shown during prime time have chosen to...

 

Two Lady Wolves named All Conference

Two Lady Wolves soccer players were named All-Conference after the coaches’ votes were cast. Raena Finch and Michaelee Wisniewski were both placed on the 2019 Wyoming Coaches’ Association 4A...

 

Students participate in wax museum

Elementary students learned at a young age how to present information they gathered to an audience. Last week, students in Brittney Montgomery and Phyllis Timmons' first-grade classes at Harrison...

 

Senior Mother's Day tea well attended

Over the years, the Mother's Day Tea at the Golden Hour Senior Center has grown. This year, about 130 attendees joined in celebrating Mother's Day at the center by having tea and eating numerous...

 

Girls' season ends at Regional tournament

It was a battle to see which team would advance to state, and the Lady Wolves soccer team came up short. “They tried,” head coach Tracy Wyant said. “It was a tough, emotional loss.” On...

 

County approves office positions

The Clerk of District Court’s office will add two more positions to help with the number of cases it is receiving. Donna Lee Bobak approached the Sweetwater County Commissioners about three...

 

Justice center building earns award

The Sweetwater County Justice Center was recently selected for a design award for its innovative and functional design. The justice center was designed to house two Third Circuit Courts, the...

 

First impact payments made

Sweetwater County officially received its first Gateway West Impact payment Tuesday. During the Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting Tuesday morning, the Commissioners heard an update from...

 

May the Fourth be with you

Children of all ages were using the force to navigate their way from activity to activity at the May the Fourth be with you event. On Saturday afternoon the Sweetwater County Library hosted a May the...

 

Thrift store gives donations to many organizations

Thanks to a local group, many organizations received monetary donations. The St. John’s Episcopal Thrift Shop committee recently met to determine which organizations would receive money the shop...

 

Swimmer signs with Midland University

After 10 years of swimming for Green River, Michael Richmond will move onto the collegiate level. On Friday, Richmond, who was surrounded by a table filled with medals and plaques he earned over the...

 

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