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 By Staff Report    City    February 12, 2020

District hires superintendent

The Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees announced it hired a new superintendent last week. The board announced it hired Craig Barringer, the current superintendant of the Libby, Mont. school district. Barringer signed a...

 

Clerk's office prepares for elections

As the 2020 election season begins to heat up across the United States, the Sweetwater County Clerk’s Office is gearing up for local elections. “We want more people involved in elections,...

 

Love's wants to start dirt work on site

People will likely start seeing work at the future site of Love’s Travel Stop near Jamestown in April. According to Jim Zimmerman with the Sweetwater County Land Use Office, the company is working...

 
 By Tom Coulter    News    February 12, 2020

Gov. outlines "window of opportunity" in address

CHEYENNE – Gov. Mark Gordon gave his second State of the State address Monday morning, offering proposals to protect Wyoming’s energy industries and emphasizing the state’s need to find long-term ways to fund its education system. Gordon’s...

 

Shawnee Kizzirie

, 73, passed away on January 20,2020 in Brownwood, Texas from a short illness. A private interment will be held at a later date....

 

Frieda Boschetto (Nonni)

Our beloved Frieda Boschetto (Nonni), 90, passed away on Saturday Feb. 8 at Deer Trail Assisted Living in Rock Springs. She was born in Salorno Italy on April 11, 1929, the daughter of Karl and Rosa...

 

Our View: A lot to love here

What do residents love about Sweetwater County? Is it the fact people living in the county can escape civilization with a simple half-hour drive. Public lands not owned and fenced off can be accessed and enjoyed easily. We can camp, hike, ride an...

 

So many bills, so little time

So many bills, so little time. Most veteran lawmakers would agree that the condensed 20-day budget sessions — like the one Wyoming’s 65th Legislature enters into this week — are much more demanding and stressful than the 40-day general...

 

Drivers fumble during Super Bowl weekend

From the Wyoming Department of Transportation As part of a county-wide, multi-agency Impaired Driving Enforcement Operation over Super Bowl weekend, Sweetwater County law enforcement stopped 67 vehicles and arrested four impaired drivers. For Super B...

 

Linda Rose Hartley

Linda Rose Hartley passed away at her home in Mountain View on January 30, 2020 at the age of 70. She was born on July 7, 1949 in Rock Springs Wyoming to Joseph F. Boan and Beverly Mae (Lee) Boan....

 

Coetta Marie Garris

Coetta Marie Garris, 64, passed away Feb. 7, 2020, at her home in Rock Springs. She was a resident of Rock Springs for 17 years and a former resident of Estacada, Ore. Garris was born Sept. 7, 1955,...

 

Patricia Ann Garrett

Patricia Ann Garrett, 73, of Rock Springs passed away Febr. 7, 2020, at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah. A longtime resident of Rock Springs, Mrs. Garrett died following a sudden...

 

Schools donate 558 pints of blood

Walking into the Green River High School auditorium Thursday afternoon would have shown anyone the students' commitment to helping their community. Students and residents lined up to donate blood for...

 

GR debaters earn several awards in Casper

The Green River High School Speech and Debate Team joined 29 other teams last weekend in Casper for the Mustang Classic at Natrona County High School. Although weather and road closures prevented the team from staying around for the ceremony to...

 

WWCC hosts tour of British Isles in 2021

From Western Wyoming Community College Western Wyoming Community College will host a cultural tour of the British Isles in early summer of 2021. The informational meeting for the tour will be held in room 2021 on Feb. 20, at 7 p.m. The nine-day tour...

 

College hosts "Little Women" musical

From Western Wyoming Community College Western Wyoming Community College’s Theatre Department presents “Little Women: The Broadway Musical,” which runs Feb. 28-29, March 5-7 at 7:30 p.m. A matinee is also scheduled March 7 at 2 p.m. The show...

 

Wrestlers' success continues

The Wolves continue their winning ways on the wrestling mat, scoring victories against Evanston Wednesday and at the conference duals in Rock Springs Saturday. The Wolves defeated the Red Devils...

 

Wolves take 3rd at conference meet

Following a third-place conference showing, the Wolves swimming and diving team only have a last chance meet in Rock Springs before State. Head coach Colleen Seiloff said she was pleased with how the...

 

GR takes close wins at Tiger Arena Thurs.

Both the Wolves and Lady Wolves basketball teams enjoyed narrow victories against their Rock Springs rivals Thursday evening during a trip to the Tigers’ Den. The Lady Wolves scrapped by with a...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    February 12, 2020

Despite travel issues, track team improves

The Green River indoor track team headed to Casper for a meet at Natrona County High School, but was turned back at Rawlins due to weather issues. We asked head Track Coach Dan Hansen about his thoughts on the season to date. Head coach Dan Hansen,...

 

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