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GR man sent to prison

A man accused of inappropriately touching a 17-year-old while at work will serve prison time. Bradley A. Baugh, 23, appeared in the Third District County of Judge Richard Lavery at a sentencing...

 

Commissioner disagrees with RMP plan

A Sweetwater County commissioner wasn’t afraid to publicly voice his displeasure about Rocky Mountain Power’s plan to retire two units at the Jim Bridger Power Plant. During the commissioners...

 

Team places in top 3 on road

Even though only a portion of the team could compete, the Green River speech and debate team is already taking top three trophies home. This weekend, the Green River High School Speech and Debate...

 

Senior center needs volunteers

Those looking for a way to help out a senior this Christmas will want to visit the Golden Hour Senior Center. Once again, the center is hosting its Christmas giving tree program. Irish Kreis, GHSC...

 

Kids enjoy book event

Children quickly learned at a recent event why dragons love tacos. Those who attended the Dragons Love Tacos event at the Sweetwater County Library this weekend had numerous activities to participate...

 

Sweetwater Medics to increase rates

In an effort to provide more sustainable business, Sweetwater Medics ambulance service is going to raise its rates. During the Sweetwater County Commission meeting Tuesday morning, Sweetwater Medics d...

 

Player named All Conference

For the second time in her career, she was named to the All-Conference list. Madelyn Heiser, a Green River High School senior, was recently named to the Wyoming Coaches Association All-Conference...

 

GR singer joins regional choir

When she was only 3 years old, she started singing in front of an audience. Now, she has the chance to perform with students in a choir of more than 100. Chatney Tirrell, a Green River High School...

 

Kids slime principal

Nothing seems to motivate kids more than the opportunity to slime their principal. Students at Monroe Elementary School worked hard to raise $11,907 in their first Dance-A-Thon fundraiser. All of the...

 

Woman celebrates 100 years

On Sunday, Donnette Petersen turned 100 years old. Petersen said she didn't really have any tips for making it to 100 years, however she did share something. "I didn't smoke or drink," she said. As...

 

Thespians to perform 'Newsies' musical

The ‘Disney’s Newsies’ musical is set to hit the stage this week. The Green River High School theater department, with the help of Lincoln Middle School and elementary school students, will put...

 

Seniors' chair volleyball a hit

The sounds of laughter and yelling traveled down the hallway, making visitors wonder what was going on. During chair volleyball at the Golden Hour Senior Center last Wednesday, volleyball players...

 

Swimmers take 2nd at State

For the second year in a row, the Lady Wolves swimming team has come home with a second place trophy from State. The Lady Wolves went into State with the goal of placing in the top three and were happ...

 

Heiser to play basketball at Sheridan College

A passion for basketball has turned into an opportunity to play college basketball for one Green River student. Madelyn Heiser, a Green River High School senior, recently signed her letter of intent...

 

Death ruled an accident

The death of a Green River woman has been ruled an accident. Aubree Shanae Corona, 28, who went missing July 13 after she left a campsite near New Fork Lake by Pinedale, was found Aug. 20. Fremont...

 

Castle Rock Hospital District's new construction project questioned

While at a recent meeting, employees from Castle Rock Hospital District were asked why they are moving forward with the construction of a new facility during an ambulance service funding discussion....

 

RS airport funding request not favored

An airport funding request to renovate its west hanger for a client arriving in 2020 didn’t go over well at a commissioners’ meeting. During a recent Sweetwater County commissioners meeting,...

 

Decorations enjoyed by all

What started out as a joke, turned into something the whole town can enjoy. After last year's Urban Renewal Agency's Trunk or Treat event, Debbie Hansen, administrative services tech, placed a whole b...

 

An excellent performance

The Green River High School band marched its way into an excellent rating at a recent State competition. The 55-member marching band recently attended the Wyoming State Marching Band Festival in...

 

Volleyball season ends at Regionals

The Lady Wolves Volleyball team's season came to an end this weekend at Regionals. Despite the Lady Wolves growing as a team and improving, they did not advance to State this year. On Friday, the...

 

Lady Wolves prepare for State swim meet

With the regular season coming to an end, the Lady Wolves swimming and diving team is preparing for State. State takes place this week in Gillette and the Lady Wolves know Laramie High School is the...

 

Probation given in boot case

A man who pleaded no contest to kicking his girlfriend in the face with a steal-toed boot was placed on probation. Jeramia Rael, 40, of Green River, recently appeared at a change of plea and...

 

CRHD asked to come back in January

Representatives from Castle Rock Hospital District were asked to return in January for another discussion on whether or not the county would continue to subsidize the district’s ambulance service....

 

Courthouse to receive new sculpture

Thanks to a joint effort, a new statue will appear in front of the Sweetwater County Courthouse. Green River recreation supervisor Katie Duncombe said a fox sculpture, which was purchased by the...

 

Residents enjoy Halloween golf

The residents take aim with their plastic, blue and yellow putter. They're careful not to hit the ball too hard or soft. Once they think a shot is lined up, they swing the putter. Sometimes the ball...

 

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