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Student named semifinalist

One Green River student has been named among 16,000 semifinalists for the 2020 National Merit Scholarship program. Green River High School senior, Will Allen, said he took the PSAT knowing it was a...

 

Lady swimmers earn 4 wins

The Lady Wolves swim team won four of the five duals they competed in this weekend in Green River. On Friday, the Green River High School Lady Wolves swimming and diving team competed against...

 

New dance club performs at games

An idea quickly turned into a team of 41 dancers performing at middle-school football games. Green River High School dance coach Debi Kovick, who has been coaching the high school team for 5 years,...

 

Truman Elementary School receives national recognition

Only two Wyoming schools were included in the national Blue Ribbon Awards list and Truman Elementary School was one of them. In a press release, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced 362...

 

Pie in the face fundraiser

Making sure seniors have enough money for a new technology center is something the employees at the Golden Hour Senior Center will take a pie in the face for. Tuesday afternoon, the dining room was...

 

GR golfers learn much at state competition

Five Green River students recently attended the State golf tournament and came home with an experience they will remember. “State was actually pretty fun for us,” head coach Karyl Eyre said....

 

Tennis team battles elements at state

The Green River tennis teams not only had to compete against their opponents at State this weekend, but the weather. According to head coach Phil Harder, on Thursday the weather was great for tennis,...

 

Swimmers grab two more 1st-place finishes

The Lady Wolves swimming and diving team continues to improve each week and this week they came home with two first-place finishes. Last Thursday, the Lady Wolves traveled to Big Piney and Evanston...

 

City should receive racing money

The city should start seeing money from the historic racing and off-track betting establishment in Green River. Eugene Joyce, Wyoming Horse Racing LLC., president and general manager, gave a brief...

 

New Third District Court Judge appointed

The Third District Court will have a new judge when Judge Nena James retires in October. According to a press release, Governor Mark Gordon appointed Suzannah Robinson to be the District Court Judge...

 

Events Complex director would like $24 million

The Sweetwater County Events Complex needs improvements and would like sixth-penny projects sales tax to pay for the estimated $24 million is would cost to complete them. Events Complex Director Larry...

 

Probation given in assault case

A Green River man accused of strangling and throwing his pregnant girlfriend through a closet door was placed on supervised probation. Michael Junior Martinez, 41, appeared in the Third District Court...

 

Outside engineer examines city's streets

In order to determine the condition all Green River streets are in, the city hired a street surface inspection company to review every street. At the last Green River City Council meeting, the...

 

GR Council narrows down 6th-penny project list

The city is going to request about $53 million in projects, which will be completed using the sixth-penny special purpose tax funding, if the tax is approved. Tuesday night, the Green River City...

 

County to acquire funding for two buildings near RS

The Sweetwater County commissioners decided to take out a $10-million loan to help pay for the construction of two new facilities, which will be located near the detention center. At an August...

 

Lady Wolves Volleyball team wins 1, loses 1

The Green River Lady Wolves volleyball team split the week with a win and a loss while at home. The Lady Wolves will have one more home game against Evanston on Thursday at 6 p.m., before they travel...

 

Swimmers take 1st

The Lady Wolves swim team came out on top in two competitions this past week. Last Thursday, the Green River High School Lady Wolves came in first at the Rock Springs High School swim meet. On...

 

Tennis team takes 2nd at regionals

Both the Wolves and Lady Wolves tennis teams took second at Regionals this past weekend. “Regionals played out like I thought it would based on our season results,” head coach Phil Harder said. Th...

 

Seniors earn tickets at spirit-week event

During spirit week at the senior center last week, seniors had numerous special activities to participate in. "I'm just trying to do something different," Irish Kreis, Golden Hour Senior Center...

 

Color run fun

In effort to reward students who participated in the Sweetwater County Library's summer reading program, Monroe Elementary School hosted a color run to celebrate. As children ran by Monroe Parent...

 

Wolves lose on the road

The Wolves football team might have played better this week against Rawlins, but the Outlaws still pulled out a win, 18-7. The Rawlins Outlaws received the ball first and quickly marched down the...

 

Lady Wolves swimming earn 3 pool dual wins

The Green River swimmers continue to improve each time they get in the pool to compete. This time, the Lady Wolves traveled to Laramie and Cheyenne to compete in duals against Laramie, Cheyenne East,...

 

Board approves truck stop

Despite a signed petition with about 60 signatures and a few residents voicing opposition to Love’s Truck Stop locating in Jamestown, the Sweetwater County commissioners approved a request for the...

 

GR Council considers 6th-penny tax

After a 50-minute conversation about the sixth-penny, special-purpose tax, Green River council members decided to think about what projects they want to fund and how much to ask for this time. City Ad...

 

Kidney donor ready for surgery

Deciding to donate a kidney wasn't a hard decision for one Green River woman. When Rachelle Morris found out her sister's friend Jesse Laughter may need a kidney transplant, she immediately said she...

 

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