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New bank selected for county

Commerce Bank has been selected by the county treasurer as the bank Sweetwater County will put its depositories in. At the Sweetwater County Commissioners’ meeting Tuesday morning, county treasurer...

 

Councilman seeks senate seat

Independent candidate Ted Barney has officially announced his candidacy for Senate District 13. Barney, currently a Green River City Councilman, is running against incumbent Democrat John Hastert and...

 

Airport commercial plan tabled

It’s still up in the air as to whether or not the county will support the airport moving forward on a commercial terminal study. After a lengthy discussion at the Sweetwater County Commissioners...

 

GR seniors learn the basics of cell phone use

On Monday, seniors were learning the basics of how to operate their smart phones. This month, Western Wyoming Community College employee Jen Stone, is teaching a class every Monday at 10 a.m. This...

 

Ham radio convention visits RS

For quite possibly the first time, Southwest Wyoming hosted the ham radio conference on this side of the state. Rick Breininger, president of the Sweetwater Amateur Radio Club, said as far as he knows...

 

Computer science event set for Saturday

School children who want to learn more about computer science will not want to miss out on hours of fun this Saturday. WyoCSZone is hosting a computer science event at the Sweetwater Events Complex Sa...

 

Swimmers take top spot at home

The Lady Wolves swim team took advantage of the comfort a home pool can offer and came out on top. The Green River High School Lady Wolves swimming team didn't have far to travel this week when they...

 

GRHS tennis duos play well at Regionals

The Lady Wolves lost two on the road this week and will need to get back to the basics if they want to improve. The Green River High School Lady Wolves volleyball team traveled to Mountain View...

 

GR park receives ADA equipment

Thanks to a local Girl Scout Troop children with disabilities will have the chance to swing in an expression swing at Collier Park. Collier Park also known as the Rainbow Park because of its rainbow...

 

Lady Wolves defeat Lady Tigers last Thursday in RS

It took five sets for the Green River Lady Wolves to take down the Rock Springs Lady Tigers. In an action-packed Lady Wolves volleyball game Thursday evening in Rock Springs, the Lady Wolves showed...

 

Trial to take place in GR

Green River Councilman Allan D. Wilson was going to ask the court for a change of venue for his upcoming trial, but when the hearing started he withdrew the motion. Wilson is charged with one felony...

 

Fire halts service

A Thursday night fire at the Green River Solid Waste Transfer Station resulted in facility being closed for an unknown amount of time and the city scrambling to find a way to provide temporary...

 

Senior Center director will retire

After being the Golden Hour Senior Center's executive director for a little over three years, Sheela Schermetzler is ready for a new chapter in life when she retires. Schermetzler's last day will be...

 

Lady Wolves swim team takes 1st

The Lady Wolves swim team showed how the home-pool advantage can pay off by taking first this weekend against 10 other teams. The Green River High School Lady Wolves didn't have to travel this...

 

Volleyball team sees mixed results at tourney

The Lady Wolves volleyball team split the weekend with three wins and three losses. This past weekend the Green River High School Lady Wolves volleyball team traveled to the east side of the state to...

 

Airport seeks FAA grant funding

The airport director is seeking financial support from the Sweetwater County Commission and city of Rock Springs to pursue grant money for the design phase of the airport’s commercial terminal....

 

Mom charged with child abuse

A scuffle over a bag of chips and some dip has led to a mother being charged with two counts of child abuse. Cory E. McCoy, 31, of Green River recently appeared in the Third District Court of Judge...

 

Change of venue sought

Green River Councilman Allan Wilson is seeking a change of venue for a trial to take place on two counts of alleged sexual abuse of a minor citing there is no way he could have a fair trial in...

 

10 bunk beds built by volunteers

Several groups joined forces to build bunk beds for children who don't have any to sleep on. On Saturday, Rocky Mountain Power volunteers worked with United Way of Southwest Wyoming to complete a...

 

Swimmers gear up for season

The Lady Wolves have been practicing for more than two weeks and it’s already paying off. The Green River High School Lady Wolves swim team has new goals this year and are ready to obtain them....

 

8 qualify for state after 1st meet

The Lady Wolves swim team traveled to Gillette for a pentathlon and relays and came back with a third-place finish and eight already qualified for state. Head coach Colleen Seiloff said the Green...

 

Improvement a goal for volleyball

“We want to improve every day,” head coach Rikki Shantz said. That’s this year’s goal for the Green River High School Lady Wolves volleyball team. Shantz said the team will have four seniors,...

 

Lady Wolves volleyball team starts season

The Green River High School Lady Wolves volleyball team officially kicked off the season with five games in Cokeville last weekend. Head coach Rikki Shantz said the team played and lost against teams...

 

How one makes a masterpiece

While all of the artists were inside the Expedition Island Pavilion sculpting clay statutes or painting, one was outside in the hot sun to finish his paining. Green River resident J.T. Schmidt was...

 

Children attend weekend events

This weekend, children had the opportunity to see artists at work through the live sculpture and painting competition. While artists from all over gathered in the Expedition Island pavilion for the...

 

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