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Articles from the February 14, 2018 edition

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 By David Martin    City    February 14, 2018

10 take volunteer separation

Ten school district employees, one administrator and nine teachers, signed up to take a volunteer separation program. The Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees approved the...

 

Our View: A tax we can get behind

We’re at the cusp of another election year and with the usual races for state and local offices, residents will have the opportunity to vote on the county’s lodging tax. We think this tax provides an amazing benefit for the county, giving it a...

 

Donations help kids eat

Paying students’ negative balances off is something residents in Green River are trying to help out with. With 776 students, or 30 percent of Sweetwater County School district No. 2, on the free...

 
 By David Martin    City    February 14, 2018

Council approves cell tower

The Green River City Council issued special use approval for placement of a cell tower near Mansface Tuesday evening. According to Council documents, the tower was requested by Verizon Wireless and wi...

 

Sheriff's office arrests fugitive

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office had a busy week, headlined by two arrests. According to Dick Blust, public information officer for the sheriff’s office, the sheriff’s office helped arrest an armed fugitive Friday afternoon in Rock...

 

Kathy Mae Krause

Kathy Mae Krause died Feb. 4, 2018, and lived a beautiful life. She was born June 12, 1957. She joins her oldest sister, Teri, and her mother and father, Ada and Henry Krause, in death. She was brave... Full story

 

Harold Graham Stinchcomb

Harold Graham Stinchcomb, 84, passed away Feb. 4, 2018, in Perkins, Okla., surrounded by his family at home.  He was a long time resident of Perkins, Okla., and former resident of Cheyenne, Rock... Full story

 

William Lytle

William Lytle, 84, passed away Feb. 4, 2018, at Sage View Care Center in Rock Springs. He was a lifelong resident of Wyoming. He was born March 28, 1933, in Sinclair, he was born William Solheim and... Full story

 

Harold Solomon Baugh

Harold Solomon Baugh, 69, passed away Feb. 10, 2018, at his home in Green River, surrounded by his family. He was a resident of Wyoming for the past 26 years and was a former resident of Elko, Nev.,... Full story

 

Where have all the mittens gone?

It’s every mother’s challenge. Trying to figure out where their kids’ mittens, boots, shoes, hats and even coats are at. What’s worse is then they start attending school and these items...

 
 By Lu Sweet    Opinion    February 14, 2018

Lifelong learning: Self talk

I love the quote by Lisa M. Hayes, ‘Be careful how you are talking to yourself because you are listening.’ Self-talk is so important because what you tell yourself every day will either lift you up or tear you down. Many times we are harder on...

 

GR woman pursues new passion

For one Green River resident, staying idle isn't something she's ever going to do and her lifestyle is a reflection of that. When Karly Eyre isn't busy teaching at Lincoln Middle School, she's...

 

Lady Wolves lose 2 more at home

The Lady Wolves continued their conference losing streak this weekend with another two losses. Despite adding two more to the loss column, head coach Rick Carroll felt the team was playing better...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    February 14, 2018

Wolves improve at Laramie invite

The Green River High School Girls and Boys Indoor Track Team got their first opportunity to compete in Wyoming when they traveled to the Gem City to participate in the Laramie Invitational. Head track coach Dan Hansen said the Laramie meet went...

 

Wolves swimmers head to Laramie for state

Twelve Green River High School swimmers and three divers have qualified for state and are ready to see what this weekend’s competition will bring. The team will travel to Laramie to compete at...

 

Boys take 2 losses at home

Following a weekend of success in Natrona County, the Wolves fell to opponents from Evanston and Jackson in two home games last week. The Wolves came up short in overtime against the Red Devils 77-72...

 

Swimmers adjust to new season

This season will be a bit different for the Lincoln Middle School girls swimming and diving team. With changes in how the season was scheduled, head coach Michele O’Melia said she’s lost about 20...

 

Residents learn new form of art

Residents at the Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center were learning a new type of art -- decoupage. During the weekly Crafts with Kathy Elliott class Friday morning, those participating in the...

 

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