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Articles from the January 26, 2023 edition

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 By David Martin    City    January 26, 2023

Survey shows confidence in school safety

A recent survey conducted by Sweetwater County School District No. 2 reveals there are aspects of the district that residents are pleased with, though it could improve in others. As part of his state...


Bleeding green for the cause

Green River Police Chief Tom Jarvie was one of many Green River residents who showed up to the Recreation Center Tuesday afternoon to donate blood for the annual high school blood drive challenge.... Full story

 By Staff Report    City    January 26, 2023

GRFD battles fire inside ductwork

At approximately 1:30 a.m. Monday morning, January 23, the Green River Fire Department, along with Castle Rock Ambulance and Green River Police Department, was called out for a report of a... Full story


Register for upcoming 2023 Frostbite 5K & 10K

Snowflakes fly and frosty temperatures blanket Wyoming, but in the midst of it all, the pristine Green River creates a dream-like atmosphere within the City. Join us for the 2023 Frostbite 5K, 10K... Full story


Reda Mae Warren

Reda Mae Warren, 83, passed away on Sunday December 25, 2022 in Columbia University Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. She was a long-time resident of Green River, Wyoming and former resident of St.... Full story


Ray L. Ferber Jr.

Ray L. Ferber Jr., 67, passed away Thursday, January 19, 2023 at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a resident of Rock Springs for the past 15 years and former resident of Pennsylvania. Mr.... Full story


Mark Waters

Mark Waters passed on away January 14, 2023 following a lengthy battle with cancer. Born June 28, 1961 the youngest son of Maynard Earl Waters, Jr. and Mary Fern Daniel. Mark served eight years in... Full story



Marriage licenses recorded at the Sweetwater County Courthouse from Dec. 26, 2022 to Jan. 6, 2023 were: Daniel Robert Harvey Ames, 18, to Cassidy Jade Kellum, 17, both of Green River. Kolton Lane Smuin, 25, of Kemmerer, to Hailey Lynn Hanson, 21, of... Full story

 By Jason Mower    County    January 26, 2023

Marooned by modern technology

On a frigid, blustery Tuesday morning in the middle of December, a seemingly endless winter storm, for days plaguing those in the region ensnared in its path, continued to slowly ravage its way... Full story


ACLU of Wyo. opposes "Don't Say Gay" bill

The ACLU of Wyoming opposes Senate File 117, legislation that would ban classroom discussions related to sexual orientation and gender identity in Wyoming’s public schools. The government censorship bill, which closely mirrors Florida’s “Don...


Letter to the Editor: Lummis should be censored for supporting "Respect for Marriage" act

Dear Editor, US Senator Lummis voted YES on H.R. 8404, which is falsely titled the “Respect for Marriage Act.” There were many reasons to oppose this bill. One is that they disrespect marriage (a God-ordained institution) by seeking to change its...


Green River Police Department reports for Jan. 12 - 22

Green River Police Department reports for Jan. 12 At 6:37 p.m., officers initiated a traffic stop in the area of Uinta Drive and Shoshone Avenue and issued the driver, Kacie Austin, 20, of Green River, a citation for an alleged when headlights... Full story


Warranty Deeds Dec. 30, 2022 - Jan. 18, 2023

Dec. 30, 2022 Troy Sinclair to Carrie Ann Canestorp, Lot 9, Foreman Addition Patrick S. Gaensslen to SparSto & Fin LLC, Pt. Lot 2, Block 3, UPRR 2nd GR HMC Leasing LLC to Sweetwater County, Lot 1, Layos Subdivision Jan. 3, 2023 Randy Tabuchi Sr.,... Full story


Speech and Debate team brings home wins from across the state

The Green River High School Speech and Debate team has kept busy this month, traveling across the state to compete in multiple tournaments - and bringing home a championship title, a coaching award, a... Full story


Green River High School releases honor rolls for 2022-2023 first semester

Green River High School students have earned their places on the Principal, Staff and Regular Honor Rolls for the first semester of the 2022-2023 school year. To be placed on the Principal Honor Roll, a student must earn a 4.0 GPA. To be placed on th... Full story

 By Dick Blust    People    January 26, 2023

Wyoming's state seal scandal

Wyoming's state seal was officially adopted just under 130 years ago, but two of the proposed seal designs that preceded it caused quite a scandal. From 1869 to 1890 Wyoming was a U.S. territory,... Full story


Wolves take 3rd out of 15 teams in Lander

The Green River Wolves Swimming and Diving team had two intense days of swimming last week. On Thursday, they traveled to compete in a dual match against the Rawlins Outlaws. They won all but one of...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    January 26, 2023

Boys and Girls take 3rd at Lander Invite

The Green River High School Girls and Boys Wrestling teams competed this past Friday and Saturday at the Lander Valley High School Invite. There were twenty-five teams for the boys and seven teams...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    January 26, 2023

Indoor Track competes at BYU High School Indoor Invitational

The Green River High School Indoor Track teams traveled South to Provo, Utah this past Friday to participate with a limited number of competitors in just the two mile and a couple of field events along with a huge field of 95 other high schools from...


Lady Wolves slam dunk two conference wins

The Lady Wolves traveled to Evanston last Thursday and played against the Evanston Red Devils for their first conference game. Head Coach Rick Carroll felt like both teams started a little tense and...

 By Raena Finch    Sports    January 26, 2023

Boys basketball put up a fight against Evanston and Jackson

The Green River Boys basketball team played in two conference games last Thursday and Saturday. On Thursday, January 19, the boys played Evanston. The top scorers were Theran Archibald with 13 points...


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