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 By David Martin    City    February 6, 2019

Judge, prosecutor given raises

Green River’s city prosecutor and judge were awarded raises when their contracts were renewed by the Green River City Council Tuesday night. Municipal Court Judge Jason Petri’s contract was...

 

Playing with Power: A cheat that stands the test of time

For gamers in their late 30s and early 40s, one of the most memorable aspects of the games released on the Nintendo Entertainment System is their brutal difficulty. The concept of “Nintendo hard...

 

Sheriff settles into new role

It was a Monday morning that will stick with Sweetwater County Sheriff John Grossnickle for the rest of his life. Standing in front of friends, family and otherelected officials, Grossnickle recited...

 

Emma Joy Glaze

Emma Joy Glaze, 59, of Rock Springs, passed away Jan. 18, 2019, at the Lakeview Hospital in Bountiful, Utah. She was born on May 29, 1959, in Rock Springs, the daughter of John F. Glaze and Dessie Bee...

 

Commissioners discuss voluntary separation

Sweetwater County will look at offering a volunteer separation program for employees who qualify. During the Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting Tuesday morning, human resources director Garry...

 

Josephine "Jo" F. Douglas

Josephine “Jo” F. Douglas, 92, of Rock Springs, passed away Feb. 3, 2019, at the Sage View Care Center. A longtime resident of Rock Springs, Douglas died following a lengthy illness. She was born...

 

Emma Joy Glaze

Emma Joy Glaze, 59, of Rock Springs, passed away Jan. 18, 2019, at the Lakeview Hospital in Bountiful, Utah. She was born on May 29, 1959, in Rock Springs, the daughter of John F. Glaze and Dessie Bee Richie Gray. Emma attended schools in Rock Spring...

 

Jim D. McCartney

Jim D. McCartney, 90, of Austin, Texas since 2007, passed away Jan. 1, 2019. He was born in Talpa, Texas Aug. 11, 1928, the sixth of seven children born to Joe and Beulah McCartney. He was married to...

 

Shopko is closing

The Green River Shopko Hometown Store will be closing. Shopko announced more store closures Wednesday and the Green River location was one of the stores named. The estimated closing date given by the...

 

Our View: Cities gain from school rivalry

We are proud of Sweetwater County’s high school students. During the annual friendly blood drive between Green River and Rock Springs high schools, students raised a total of 713 pints of blood. The schools almost raised exactly the same amounts,...

 

GRHS students donate blood

Students were asked to bleed green for the 11th annual high school blood drive challenge. Green River High School students and members of the community were at the high school auditorium Thursday for...

 

Early education workshop a blast

Learning how to incorporate nature into early childhood education in a fun and interesting way is something about 30 workshop attendees learned how to do. On Friday, participants from Evanston,...

 

GR student receives $25,000 scholarship

One Green River student has received a $25,000 scholarship from the Horatio Alger National Scholarship, which can be used at any college of choice. Green River High School senior Mary Harris was...

 

Green River Speech and debate team grabs 3rd on road

It was one of the toughest competitions of the year, but the speech team came home with third place. This weekend the Green River High School Speech and Debate team traveled to Casper to compete...

 

Swimmers take 3rd at regionals

Records were broken, first-place finishes obtained and two more qualified at regional swimming this past weekend. The Green River swimming and diving team came home with third after competing in...

 

Wolves wrestlers compete at regional duals in Rock Springs

The Wolves Wrestling team had a rough week, but still earned a win and had a few wrestlers win matches throughout the weekend. Clayson Mele continues to be strong at 106, having an undefeated week of competition. Others joining him in that feat are...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    February 6, 2019

Indoor track team competes at Weber State invitational

The Green River High School Girls and Boys Indoor Track team traveled to Ogden, Utah, last week to Weber State University for its 26th Annual Weber State University Developmental Indoor Track and Field Meet. Friday, the meet started with field...

 

Lady Wolves lose to RSHS, Kelly Walsh

The Lady Wolves may have had the home-court advantage, but they still lost two games. On Thursday, the Lady Wolves took on the Rock Springs Lady Tigers and lost 59-52. "I guess the biggest thing is...

 

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