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Planting seeds for the future of GR tennis

The children gathered around coach Phil Harder in excitement. Some, gripping their tennis racquets in eager anticipation, listening as the coach described the next game they would play. As Harder...

 

Earthquake recorded northwest of Green River

A mild earthquake was recorded northwest of Green River Friday afternoon, according to records from University of Utah seismograph stations. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake took...

 

GR young authors receive awards

Hundreds of entries were whittled to three winners in each fiction, nonfiction and poetry category for this year’s Young Authors Awards in Green River. Steve Schwartz, Sweetwater County School...

 

2018-2019 Young Authors District Winners

Kindergarten Fiction: First place: “Bunny is Finding Food” by Myah Quiroz, Monroe Elementary Second place: “The Little Family That Could” by Brighton Johnson, Harrison Elementary Third place: “Crazy Cat” by Carson Core, Truman Elementary...

 

GR's grand total

Seconds after the total was announced, the Rock Springs High School gymnasium erupted to cheers and screams, celebrating the accumulation of more than $75,000 to Make-A-Wish Wyoming. Students from...

 

3 state champions crowned

Three Green River wrestlers were crowned state champs during the state wrestling tournament in Casper over the weekend. Green River took second at the tournament, earning 204 points. The Wolves were...

 

Boys go into Regionals with 3 wins

With their last home game Friday night, the Green River High School boys basketball team now prepare for the regional tournament and a battle for a chance to play at State. The boys will travel to...

 

Girls basketball goes 1 for 1 over weekend

The Lady Wolves basketball team ended its regular season with one win and one loss. Both conference games were real nail biters with the score going back and forth in the last quarter. In the Rock Spr...

 

Indoor track team competes in final meet before State

In its last tune up before State, the Green River indoor track team traveled to the University of Wyoming this past Friday to participate with nine other Wyoming teams at the university’s field...

 

A cold's impact on my life

I thought my days of going without a shower for a few days was over when both of my children were in elementary school. I was wrong. Recently, I rediscovered this feeling when my two sons and I got...

 

Should the Wyoming Legislature consider a new budgeting process?

If you’ve been wondering why there’s been so much talk of budget negotiations in the Legislature this year — a supposedly non-budget year — you’re not alone. During my 12 years of service in the House, I sensed that the most difficult...

 

Donald Patrick Chollak

Donald Patrick Chollak, 71, of Rock Springs, passed away Feb. 22, 2019, at his home. A longtime resident of Rock Springs, Chollak died following a sudden illness. He was born March 22, 1947, in...

 

Sharon Davis

Sharon Davis, 64, of Green River, passed away Feb. 15, 2019, at her home. She was a longtime resident of Green River and former resident of California. Sharon was born Nov. 7, 1954, in Lovelock,...

 

Kaylene McCrann

Kaylene McCrann, 57, passed away Feb. 13, 2019, at her home in Rock Springs, surrounded by her family. She was a resident of Rock Springs for the past 34 years and is a former resident of Campbell...

 

Javier Enrique Moreno

Javier Enrique Moreno, 18, passed away Feb. 17, 2019, at the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City, surrounded by his family. He was a lifelong resident of Rock Springs. Javier was born Aug....

 

Margie Lee Smith

Margie Lee Smith, 78, of Rock Springs, passed away Feb. 22, 2019, in Salt Lake City.  A longtime resident of Rock Springs, Margie died following a lengthy illness. She was born Sept. 5, 1940, in...

 

Ciner miners return to work

Elevated levels of methane gas were the cause of a mine evacuation at Ciner Saturday morning. According to a press release from Ciner, monitors detected elevated methane levels early Saturday...

 
 By David Martin    City    February 27, 2019

Input on standards criticized

A group seeking input for the state’s proposed computer-science standards for K-12 received criticism for not including local industry in conversations to create the standards. The State Board of...

 

County seeks impact funding

Sweetwater County is requesting about $5.3 million in impact funds for the TransWest transmission-line project, which will run through portions of the county. During a recent Sweetwater County...

 

Loves addresses concerns about truck stop proposal

A public discussion regarding a proposed Love’s Travel Stop west of Jamestown drew more than a dozen concerned residents, many of whom asking about how the truck stop would impact nearby air...

 

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