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2 champions crowned at State

While Green River High School's wrestlers wouldn't get the third straight state title they sought, the Wolves still made an impression in Casper with two state champions crowned and four wrestlers...

 

Boys prepare to bounce back

The boys basketball team are looking for rebound after a series of losses last week in their last home games of the season. The Wolves were defeated by Natrona County and Kelly Walsh over the...

 

Lady Wolves end season with 2 losses

The Lady Wolves basketball team ended its regular season with two losses at home. This past weekend, the Green River High School Lady Wolves played Natrona County and lost 64-26. They also played and...

 

Middle school swim team wins RS invite

Hard work and dedication paid off for the Green River middle school swimmers in Rock Springs. The team took first at the Rock Springs Invite Feb. 22, earning 268.50 points. Rock Springs took second with 267 points, while Evanston took third with...

 

GR young authors receive awards

Several hundred Green River students submitted stories and poems in this year’s Young Authors Awards Competition. Fredrick Schwartz, Sweetwater County School District No. 2’s Young Authors...

 

Zumba Gold class keeps growing

Clapping and laughter filled the air as seniors moved along to the music. The Golden Hour Senior Center's Zumba Gold class continues to grow the longer it runs. At first, a small group would faithfull...

 

GRHS tennis players teach the game

The high school tennis season consists of a few weeks at the beginning of the school year, wrapping up at the end of September. However, for Green River High School's players, tennis can be a...

 

Our View: Too many problems with appointments

Why is it that in Sweetwater County, we can rarely make a political appointment without a hitch? Yes, when Pat Drinkle was appointed to be Sweetwater County Assessor in 2012, there wasn’t anything strange involved, but that turned out to be the...

 

Ask, don't demand

The old adage, “You can catch more flies with honey than vinegar,” is something that still resonates with me. It’s also something I wish other people would remember when they are approaching me...

 

What about our schools?

President Trump’s State of the Union address set forth a vision and agenda for America in the next year, highlighting key priorities for the Administration and the Congress, including infrastructure.  Hopefully, Congress and the President...

 

A new escape hatch from Obamacare

Obamacare promised Americans affordable health insurance. The reality fell far short. Now we have a way to let people save money on coverage and get back some of the freedom they lost. We can create an escape hatch for people to get out of...

 

Jack Ryan

Jack Ryan, 83, of Eden passed Feb. 24, 2018, in Green River at his son's home surrounded by family. He was a resident of Eden and former resident of Green River. Ryan died following a lengthy... Full story

 

John (Johnny) Stephen (Steve) Romero

John (Johnny) Stephen (Steve) Romero died from complications of pulmonary fibrosis in Las Vegas. He died peacefully with his family around him. Born in Cortez Colo., he served in the U.S. Army with Ch...

 

Marcus Anthony Murie

Marcus Anthony Murie, 25, passed away at his home in Rock Springs Feb. 25, 2018. He was born Dec. 17, 1992, in Rock Springs to his mother Jacque and birth father John. He attended Desert View Elementa...

 

Jose F. Mondragon

Jose F. Mondragon, 95, of Rock Springs, passed away at Deer Trail Assisted Living, Feb. 24, 2018. He was longtime resident of Rock Springs and former resident of Point of Rocks. Mondragon died...

 

Rose L. Johnson

Rose L. Johnson, 72, of Rock Springs, passed away unexpectedly Feb. 21, 2018, in Salt Lake City. She was born March 1, 1945, in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Her parents were Fern (Gohr) and Ernest Hansen Sr....

 

Lorraine Hanson Frakes

Lorraine Hanson Frakes, 80, of Green River, passed away Feb. 26, 2018, at her home after a sudden illness. She was born Nov. 17, 1937, in Price, Utah, the daughter of Carl Andrew Hanson and Rosalee...

 

Eunice Mae Hardison Kearns

Eunice Mae Hardison Kearns, 95, passed away at her home in Evanston, Feb. 22, 2018. She was born Aug. 12, 1922, at home in Evanston to Milton and Grace (Ervin) Hardison. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Crandall Funeral Home and a...

 

Ae Ran Stockholm

Ae Ran Stockholm passed after a long battle with cancer Feb. 4, 2018, at her home in Pahoa, Hawaii. She was born in Seoul, Korea Dec. 8, 1946.  She was the first female meat department manager in...

 

County receives WSA comments

Comments are pouring in to the Sweetwater County Commissioners regarding what should be done with the Bureau of Land Management’s Wilderness Study Areas within the county. According to Mark Kot,...

 

Security, detention officer position now open

After months of discussion between Sweetwater County Sheriff Mike Lowell and the Sweetwater County Board of County Commissioners, the Sheriff’s Department will start the process of hiring three...

 
 By Staff Report    City    February 28, 2018

Council to honor police officer

While Green River Police Department’s new chief, Tom Jarvie, will take his oath Tuesday, a longtime GRPD officer will also be recognized for the number of years she’s served. The Council will recognize Debbie Tippy for her service to the...

 

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