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Following the Husky Way

On Friday afternoon, students at Monroe Elementary School were recognized for various accomplishments by their teachers. During an assembly, students at the school were asked to stand and then come...

 

Speech team takes 1st

Nineteen teams were vying for the No. 1 spot, but Green River walked away with the honor. The Green River High School Speech and Debate Team traveled to Casper this weekend to compete in the Kelly...

 

Swimmers continue to dominate

The boys swimming and diving team continues to place in the top three at the meets it has been attending. The Green River High School swim team recently traveled to Cheyenne to swim at both Cheyenne C...

 

Girls rebound in win over Worland Thurs.

In a dominating fashion, the Lady Wolves came home with a win against Worland. Last Thursday, the Green River Lady Wolves basketball team traveled to Worland earning a commanding 64-39 win. The first...

 

Volunteers needed for homeless count

For at least the past five years, Sweetwater County has participated in a nationwide homeless population count to determine just how many homeless people are in the county. The annual Point in Time...

 

Outage forces early release

A power outage shut down Green River High School Friday and students were released early. Around 7:40 a.m., shortly after school started, the power went out. GRHS principal Darren Howard said the...

 

Fire season has ended for now

To sum up 2018: it was a both a good and bad year for fires. Sweetwater County Fire Warden Mike Bournazian gave the Sweetwater County Commissioners an update on the 2018 fire season, but he wasn’t...

 

Man accused of punching kid

A 21-year-old man was charged with a felony after he allegedly punched a 15-year-old boy in the face. Chance D. Wood, of Green River, was arraigned in the Third District Court of Judge Nena James for...

 

Girls lose against eastern Wyo. teams

The Green River Lady Wolves basketball team traveled to the east side of the state for a tournament and lost three games. On Thursday the Lady Wolves lost to Laramie 56-43, while on Friday they lost...

 

Wolves swimmers continue winning ways

Two meets competed in and two first-place finishes to show for it. The Green River High School boys swimming and diving team took first in Green River and in Evanston this weekend.  The Wolves swam...

 

Miniature treasure chests decorated

Keeping the mind and hands active is something one resident tries to encourage seniors to do through her crafts. On Friday, Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center and Villa residents were busy...

 

Swimmers take 1st in Rock Springs

Prior to the Christmas break, the Green River High School boys swim team attended the Rock Springs swim meet and came in first. "The Rock Springs meet was pretty interesting. We were better than most...

 

Green River runner named All American

A Green River High School graduate recently earned the title of All-American after a national cross-country competition. Braden Reichl, the son of Dawn and Aaron Reichl of Green River and who is a sop...

 

GRHS speech team finishes 3rd

The speech team competed against 20 teams this weekend and came in third place. The Green River High School Speech and Debate team traveled to Cheyenne to compete in Cheyenne East’s tournament....

 

Our View: Sixth-penny tax use a tough sell

The sixth penny improvement tax is almost certain be on the 2020 ballot. Both cities, as well as the county’s outlying towns, will need infrastructure improvements beyond what they can provide from...

 

Outage underlines internet needs

One day without the internet doesn’t seem like that big of a deal until it happens to you. Last Thursday, as my coworkers and I tried to go about getting our work done, we quickly realized just how...

 

Christmas weekend fire claims GR home

Not much remains of a trailer that burnt on Dec. 22. All that is left is a hollowed out shell, which once was the home to a family of five. The cause of the fire is still undetermined and the...

 

Mom given probation

A scuffle over a bag of chips and some dip has left one mother with probation. Cory E. McCoy, 31, of Green River appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Nena James sentencing hearing to two...

 

County commissioners face many challenges

It was a year of tough decisions for the Sweetwater County Commissioners. In March, the Commissioners were faced with a packed room of residents all waiting for their turn to voice support or...

 

Green River seniors enjoy the year

Members of the Golden Hour Senior Center sewing group kicked off 2018 by stopping by the Sweetwater County Child Developmental Center's Green River facility to donate 120 hats they made for the...

 

Residents make 2018 memorable

Green River residents were busy making the community proud with their dedication, hard work, creativity and volunteerism. Last year, 2018 kicked off with the Green River High School Speech and Debate...

 

Woman shares Christmas spirit

Spreading holiday cheer and using Christmas trees is something one Green River resident aims to do. Christmas is a special time for city employee Kristine Lessard and that's something she wants all...

 

All-State honors given out

Nineteen Green River thespians recently received All-State honors after attending the Wyoming State Thespian Festival. Green River High School theater director Bradlee Skinner said in order to obtain...

 

Lady Wolves pick up 2 wins, 2 losses

The Lady Wolves basketball team split the weekend with two wins and two losses at home. During the Flaming Gorge Classic basketball tournament, teams from Wyoming, Idaho and Utah came to Green River...

 

GR swimmers take 3rd at home meet

The Wolves swimming team took third and qualified a couple more swimmers this weekend while at home. On Friday and Saturday the Green River High School boys swimming team showed off their skills in fr...

 

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