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Airport funding voted down

The Sweetwater County Commission will not support funding the Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport commercial terminal without a guarantee that it will receive federal grant funding. During the...

 

County farmers can receive assistance

Sweetwater County farmers who have suffered from the drought can now file for assistance. According to a press release from the United States Department of Agriculture, Sweetwater County has been...

 

Horses stop by rehabilitation center

Last week, residents at the Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center and The Villa received a surprise visit from a couple of furry guests. Bobbi Jo and Gene Drozd decided to bring a couple of...

 

Students to perform play

A play based on the Salem witch trials is sure to captivate those who go and see it. The Green River High School theater department is putting on "The Crucible," which was written by Arthur Miller....

 

Volleyball season ends in RS

It wasn't the ending the Lady Wolves volleyball team wanted. The Lady Wolves, who were ranked No. 2 in the Southwest quadrant, didn't advance to state. During regional play, which took place in Rock...

 

Team sends 17 to state swim meet

Seventeen Lady Wolves swimmers will travel to Laramie this week for the state competition. Of the 17, 14 qualified for state, while three are going as alternates. Head coach Colleen Seiloff said they...

 

Students enjoy pumpkin patch

With nearly 1,400 pumpkins and gourds to choose from, a person is bound to find the perfect one. The Union Congregational Church's pumpkin patch is a busy place with children from both Sweetwater...

 

Couple visits cabin near huge fire

While many residents lost their homes to the Roosevelt Fire in Sublette and Lincoln counties, one Green River couple was happy their future retirement home was still standing. Jack and Debbie...

 

GRHS band brings home superior rating

For the first time in history, the Green River High School Marching Band received a superior rating at state. The Wyoming High School Activities Association State Marching Band Festival recently took...

 

Swimmers take 2nd in conferences

The Lady Wolves Swimming team continues to improve their times each week. This week was no different when they broke records and qualified another swimmer for state while at Conferences at Kelly...

 

Volleyball team loses 2 before Regionals

The Lady Wolves volleyball team may have had the home-court advantage, but it wasn’t enough for them to beat Rock Springs or Star Valley this week. On Thursday, the Green River High School Lady Wolv...

 

MHSC makes fiscal strides

The Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County has made quite the turn around in its finances in one fiscal year. According to Sweetwater County Commissioner John Kolb, who acts as a liaison to MHSC, the...

 

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...

 

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