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  • Distinguishing fact and truth: Actors' Mission presents "Lifespan of a Fact"

    Hannah Romero, Editor|Feb 15, 2024

    In light of society's back and forth conversations regarding "fake news," what is true, and who can be believed, the question of what is fact and what is truth, and if there is a difference when it comes to journalism, is a timely topic. This is the question the Actors' Mission tackles in their latest production, "Lifespan of a Fact." The plays tells the story of an ideological battle between an essayist, John D'Agata, and a fact-checker, Jim Fingal. As Jim attempts to fact check John's article...

  • Sweetwater County Sheriff's Office K9 Arry receives donated body armor

    Jason Mower, Sweetwater County Sheriffs Office|Feb 15, 2024

    The Sweetwater County Sheriff's Office recently announced that K9 Sergeant Arry has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Sergeant Arry is a 5-year-old Belgian Malinois from Czechia trained in obedience, narcotics detection, tracking, article search, area search, building search, apprehension, and handler protection. Arry's assigned human partner and handler is Deputy Sheriff Amanda Buller. Established in 2009, Vested...

  • Protecting and preparing students

    Hannah Romero, Editor|Feb 15, 2024

    Protecting students now and preparing them for the future are two of the priorities of Sweetwater County School District No. 2. Working towards these goals, the school district is hosting presentations from Uprising next week and is continuing to develop Work Based Learning programs through the RIDE grant. Assistant Superintendent Alan Demaret and Superintendent Craig Barringer presented these topics to the SCSD No. 2 Board of Trustees during Tuesday night's meeting. Promoting online safety One...

  • Wolves compete in Last Chance Meet, honor senior Joe Renfro

    Jackie Finch, General Manager|Feb 15, 2024

    The Green River Wolves Swimming and Diving team hosted their Last Chance Meet last Thursday against Evanston, Kemmerer, Lyman, Rock Springs and Sublette County. The Wolves picked up one new qualified swimmer for State during the meet, Arden Lamb, who qualified in the 100 Yard Backstroke. Mitchell Horn also picked up an additional event for State in the 100 Yard Breaststroke and Logan Gray picked up the 100 Yard Butterfly. Andrew Neher qualified in the 200 Yard Freestyle and the 100 Yard...

  • Indoor Track Throwers participate in unscheduled meet in Evanston

    Pete Rust, Contributor|Feb 15, 2024

    On Tuesday, January 30, the Green River Wolves Indoor Track Throwers competed in an unscheduled throwers-only meet at Evanston High School’s new Bubble Facility against throwers from Evanston, Rock Springs and Mountain View. Below are the results from this impromptu meet. The Indoor Track team had a makeup meet scheduled for Saturday, February 10 at Natrona County High in Casper. However, due to a scheduling problem, the Wolves did not attend the meet. Head Coach Dan Hansen mentioned the team is excited to be traveling to Pocatello, Idaho this...

  • Lady Wolves beat Riverton and fall to Cody at home

    Jackie Finch, General Manager|Feb 15, 2024

    The Green River Lady Wolves hosted a game against the Riverton Lady Wolverines on Friday. Green River hit their home court strong, scoring 23 points in the first quarter to Riverton's 11 points. During the second quarter, Green River's momentum wasn't as strong, and Riverton scored 14 points to Green River's 11 points. Green River had another high-scoring quarter in the third, scoring 23 more points to Riverton's eight. Riverton tried to make a comeback in the fourth quarter, scoring 17 points t...

  • Boys basketball seeks to learn from losses against Riverton and Cody

    Hannah Romero, Editor|Feb 15, 2024

    The Green River High School Boys Basketball team had the chance to play two games at home last weekend when they took on Riverton and Cody, who are ranked second and third in the 4A Northwest Region respectively. While the Wolves put up a good fight, they ultimately came up short in both games. "We faced some tough competition this weekend," Head Coach Laurie Ivie said, "and it's clear that we didn't perform at our best. Every game is an opportunity to learn and grow, and this weekend was no...

  • Green River Wrestlers take on Evanston at home and travel to Rock Springs

    Pete Rust, Contributor|Feb 15, 2024

    This past Wednesday, the Green River Wolves Boys Varsity and Junior Varsity Wrestling teams returned to the friendly confines of Wolves Gym on Senior Night to take on the Evanston Red Devils. The Varsity team defeated Evanston 62-12. Evanston did not bring a girls team, so the Lady Wolves had the night off. The meet marked the return of Green River’s three-time State champion senior, Kale Knezovich, who has been sidelined until now by an early-season injury. The Wolves Boys and Girls Wrestling teams then traveled to Rock Springs on Thursday t...

  • Woman survives Wyoming moose attack

    Madelyn Beck,|Feb 15, 2024

    Nancy planned on cross-country skiing at Happy Jack in southeast Wyoming on Jan. 19, but forgot her ski jacket. Instead of waiting in the car while her husband skied, she decided to go for a stroll in the woods with her Uggs and knee-length brown parka. "I'll just take a nice little hour-long walk," she said. Nancy talked with WyoFile on the condition that her last name remain anonymous. (No word on whether she was concerned about retribution from a certain hooved critter.) The trails at Happy...