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GR speech coach honored

For the past 12 years, this woman has dedicated her time to making Green River one of the most competitive teams in Wyoming and that dedication hasn't gone unnoticed. Head Green River High School...

 

Biker memorial constructed to honor those who died

A man from Cody is traveling around Wyoming trying to spread to word about the Fallen Biker Memorial he built. The biker memorial Mike DeGlau constructed throughout most of the summer last year is...

 

Head Start health event a success

For the first time, Head Start hosted a Health and Safety Fair at its Rock Spring facility last week. Despite the event taking place in Rock Springs, Green River Head Start children and parents were...

 

Volunteers appreciated at luncheon

It was time to recognize those who give their time to volunteering. To those who may dedicate a lot of time volunteering and for those who volunteer when they can. It didn’t matter how much time...

 

Lady Wolves are learning from losses

The Lady Wolves soccer team continues to learn where their strengths are and where they need to improve. Last week was a busy week for the Lady Wolves with three games to play. The first game took...

 

Formation of board questioned

Despite a request, no names were put forward to represent the county on a county-wide economic board. The Sweetwater County Commissioners aren’t quite sure what the intentions are to move the...

 

Airport may receive funding

The Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport may receive funding from the county to help pay for design of the commercial terminal. Pending an approval of a budget amendment in the amount of $133,333 at...

 

GR to get $1.59m in excess taxes

Green River and other municipalities should have received their excess sixth-penny funds on Friday. Green River’s share is about $1.59 million. The 2012 specific purpose tax, also known as the...

 

Music and exercise combined makes for an interesting class

Green River elementary students used drum sticks to tap balls, their shoes or the floor in order to make music while exercising. Harrison Elementary and Washington Elementary music teacher Kathy Rath...

 

LMS student named state champ

An interest in maps and flags at a young age led one Green River student to a passion for geography. This passion for geography has now led to a trip to Washington D.C., for Lincoln Middle School...

 

Ham radio enthusiast embraces new role

For local ham radio enthusiast Richard Breininger, being elected as the American Radio Relay League section manager is a new and exciting adventure. Breininger, also known as call sign N1TEK, started...

 

Lady Wolves soccer wins 1, loses 1 last week

By STEPHANIE THOMPSON Editor The Lady Wolves first conference game turned out to be a rough start for them when they took on the Rock Springs Lady Tigers. On Thursday, the Lady Wolves played the Lady...

 

Conquering Mount Kilimanjaro

It was something she had always wanted to do. She knew it would be difficult, but also knew if she didn't try, it might be something she would always regret. Shelly Steadman, a former Green River...

 

Fund-raising bake sale kicks off Easter

While most were out enjoying the nice weather this weekend, employees and volunteers at the Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center were busy baking goodies for its sale. On Monday, tables were f...

 

Department to hire more firefighters 

The Sweetwater County Fire Department was given the go ahead to start adding staff to its department. During the Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting Tuesday morning, the Commissioners voted unanim...

 

New musical debuts in GR

Green River theater students will once again be the first in the state to perform a new musical this week. According to Green River High School theater director Bradlee Skinner the students will...

 

Money for new buildings approved

Determining what to do with all of the county’s facilities and one lot is something the Sweetwater County Commissioners would like to address in the future. During a recent Commissioners meeting, th...

 

Student recruited by Casper College

Green River student Rachel Heisinger knew she was going to attend college, she just didn’t know where to go for sure. Her mind changed quickly when Casper College offered her a full-ride...

 

Indoor play great during winter

More than a dozen children were burning energy and getting to know each other while at the Kids in Motion program Thursday. Children from birth to five years old were running around playing on...

 

Jamestown subdivision moves forward

The possibility of more housing northwest of the Rolling Green Golf Course is one step closer. During the Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting Tuesday morning, the Commissioners unanimously...

 

GR residents make lucky bracelets

Making St. Patrick's Day bracelets was as activity residents and volunteers alike seemed to enjoy. On Friday residents at the Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center and the Villa gathered to...

 

Ten students qualify for nationals

For the 12th year in a row, the speech and debate team has taken first place at districts. The Green River High School Speech and Debate team didn’t have to travel far to claim first-place this...

 

Girls win State consolation bracket

For the first time in a very long time, the Lady Wolves won a game at State. Head coach Rick Carroll said even though the Lady Wolves have made it to State, he doesn't think they've won a game at the...

 

Child Developmental Center needs money for repairs

The Sweetwater County Child Developmental Center may want to readdress how much of their sixth-cent overage they want to continue to invest. During a recent Sweetwater County Commissioners, SCCDC boar...

 

GR speech team takes 4th at state

The speech and debate team came home from state with a fourth place finish. The team traveled this past weekend to Riverton to take on the best Wyoming had to offer. The Green River High School...

 

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