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Castle Rock funds cut off

The Sweetwater County Commissioners will not sign a contract with Castle Rock Hospital District to provide the district with $81,000. During the Commissioners’ meeting Tuesday morning, the...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 21, 2018

Gordon makes GR campaign stop

Stopping off in Green River as part of a state tour to promote his gubernatorial campaign, Wyoming State Treasurer Mark Gordon hosted a meet and greet Tuesday afternoon at the Sweetwater County Librar...

 

Students walk out at GRHS

About 35 students from Green River High School decided to join the nationwide school walkout to protest against gun violence. With signs in hand, the students formed a small group outside of the high...

 
 By David Martin    City    March 21, 2018

Lincoln development questioned

The Green River City Council debated if it should reject a bid award for Tracts B and C of the former Lincoln High School property and rebid the land. According to Laura Leigh, director of community...

 

Robin M. Toone

Robin M. Toone, 62, passed on March 16, 2018, after a long courageous fight with illness. He was born May 7, 1955. Robin had a long successful career with Stauffer Chemical and then the Joint Powers... Full story

 

Our View: Who are they really serving?

Rep. Stan Blake, D-Green River, had an interesting story to tell about the recent session in Cheyenne. Blake said a lobbyist had approached him and inquired about how he would be voting on a bill the lobbyist supported. Blake told the lobbyist he...

 

Tax relief helps Wyo. families

There is more good news every day about the once-in-a-generation tax relief law Congress passed in late December. While traveling across Wyoming these past few months, I’ve heard firsthand from local families and businesses how this law is helping...

 

Screening may save your life

“Everyone Poops.” That’s the title of a popular children’s book, but it’s also a good reminder for adults. “Bathroom talk” is often considered taboo for anyone older than age five, but when it comes to colorectal cancer, talking about...

 
 By Lu Sweet    Opinion    March 21, 2018

Lifelong Learning: What makes great coaches

I read an article in the February 2018 edition of “Coach & A.D.” titled “What Makes Good Coaches Great?” The author, Kevin Hoffman, listed five attributes of great coaches. After reading the article, I found myself thinking that these traits...

 

Musical hits the stage this week

Thespians, musicians and vocalists will hit the stage during the Green River High School's rendition of School of Rock. This musical is about an overly enthusiastic guitarist Dewey Finn, who is...

 

GR students qualify for nationals

The Green River High School Speech and Debate Team took first at districts and qualified 13 students to go to nationals. The WindRiver District Tournament took place in Rock Springs this weekend and...

 
 By David Martin    People    March 21, 2018

GRHS senior named scholarship finalist

One Green River High School student is on track to receive one of the most prestigious scholarships available to seniors. Victoria Allen was recently named a finalist for the National Merit...

 

Many advance to state

Green River authors fared well in the countywide young author’s competition. Hundreds of entries from both school districts were narrowed down to only 34 entries that will advance to state. Fredrick Schwartz, Sweetwater County School District No....

 
 By David Martin    Sports    March 21, 2018

Wolves see rough season start

The season didn't start the way the Green River High School boys soccer team wanted, but the season is young and head coach Chris Bieber expects the team to improve once players get back into their fa...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    March 21, 2018

Lady Wolves lose season opening games

The Lady Wolves soccer team started of the season with two tough games on the road and returned home with two losses. This past weekend, the Green River High School soccer team traveled to Cheyenne where they played Cheyenne East on Friday and...

 

Residents participate in annual Frostbite run Saturday

Men’s 5K results 1. Colton Minard, 18, Riverton, 19:07.6 2. Joaquin Barrera, 42, Green River, 21:42.1 3. Kaden Gailey, 15, Green River, 22:15.6 4. Jeff Chappell, 33, Green River, 23:09.1 5. Reijo Koivusaari, 51, Green River, 23:12.5 6. Eric Nelson,...

 

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