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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...

 

Grapplers take 3rd at Vernal Tournament of Champions

A trip to Vernal, Utah, resulted in Green River High School’s grapplers earning a third-place finish at the Tournament of Champions over the weekend. Green River earned 183 points during the tournament, finishing behind Juab High School of Nephi,...

 

Our View: Watch out for the plows

It’s that time of the year where a lot of Green River’s residents think about warmer climates and avoid any mention of the four-letter word referring to cold, fluffy white stuff. While it goes without saying that the county’s motorists should...

 

Grocery tax a blow to poor

A lot of blood, sweat and years went into the fight to remove state sales taxes from groceries in Wyoming. It finally happened in 2006. Former State Rep. Ann Robinson (D-Casper) spent eight years bringing bill after bill to the Wyoming House before...

 
 By David Martin    City    January 16, 2019

Change to GR Ordinance sought

A suggested amendment to the city’s historic Green River Ordinance was suggested during the Green River City Council meeting Tuesday evening, resulting in Mayor Pete Rust calling for a workshop meet...

 

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...

 
 By David Martin    City    January 16, 2019

Main Street plans depot dinner

While the Green River URA/Main Street organization continues to finalize its plans for the new year, there is one event it hopes will continue public support for a downtown property. Jennie Melvin,...

 

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...

 

William Allen Steubing

William Allen Steubing died Dec. 14, 2018, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County at the age of 56. Cremation has taken place. He was born Oct. 24, 1962, in Pasadena, Texas, the son of William Alle...

 

James O'Dea Williams

James O'Dea Williams, 77, passed away Jan. 6, 2019, at his home. He was a longtime  resident of Rock Springs and former resident of Green River. Williams died following a lengthy illness.  ...

 

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