Articles from the April 20, 2023 edition

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 By Hannah Romero    People    April 20, 2023

Chamber presents community awards

Community members and local businesses who have made a difference in Green River were recognized during the Green River Chamber of Commerce's Awards Luncheon Tuesday afternoon. The 2023 Distinguished...

 By David Martin    City    April 20, 2023

City plans to address potholes

As anyone driving in Wyoming can attest, the ice and snow of the winter months result in potholes developing in roads and streets. The severe winter storms that have passed through the area have left...

 By Hannah Romero    City    April 20, 2023

GRPD announces Interim Chief of Police

The Green River Police Department has announced that the Interim Chief of Police filling the shoes left by Chief Tom Jarvie will be Captain Shaun Sturlaugson. Sturlaugson has over 23 years of Law... Full story

 By David Martin    City    April 20, 2023

Council urged to seek input on animal ordinance, leash laws

When Haley Rawlings talks about George, it’s easy to get a sense of his personality. He’s playful, friendly, and somewhat nosey. He enjoys the chance to run in the desert or around his...


Thelma "Diane" Purviance

Thelma "Diane" Purviance, 70, passed away peacefully at home with her family by her side Tuesday, April 4, 2023 in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was a longtime resident of Rock Springs and a former... Full story


Robert Grunder

Robert Grunder, 40, passed away Monday, April 10, 2023 at his home in Farson, Wyoming. He was a resident of Farson for 25 years and former resident of Evanston, Wyoming and Utah. He was born... Full story


Roberta "Bert" Mandros

Roberta "Bert" Mandros, 85, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at her home Friday, April 14, 2023 in Green River, Wyoming. She was a resident of Sweetwater County for 70 years and former... Full story


Leslie Frances-Edgmon Doak

Leslie Frances-Edgmon Doak, 58, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Friday, April 14, 2023. She was a resident of Green River, Wyoming for the past 33 years. She was born... Full story


Robert "Bob" Legerski

Robert "Bob" Legerski, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loved ones Friday, April 14, 2023, at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a life-long resident of Rock Springs. He battled... Full story


Theodore (Ted) Paul Meronk Jr.

Theodore (Ted) Paul Meronk Jr., 79, of Rock Springs, WY, passed away on April 10, 2023 after battling long term health issues. He was born September 8, 1943 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the son of Ruth Fr... Full story


Raelynn Rose Caddy

Raelynn Rose Caddy was delivered stillborn on Thursday, April 13, 2023 in Rock Springs, Wyoming, to loving parents Emily and Colt Caddy. She was 7lbs. 4.1oz. and 21in. long. Raelynn is loved by many... Full story


Maria Lourdes "Marie Lou" Sharp

Maria Lourdes "Marie Lou" Sharp, 82, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Tuesday, April 11, 2023, at her home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She died following a lengthy illness. She was... Full story

 By David Martin    Opinion    April 20, 2023

Super Mario Bros is a super good time

It really isn’t a surprise the “Super Mario Bros. Movie” made a huge pile of cash in its first weekend at the box office. It might be surprising for some to hear the movie had the...

 By Deb Sutton    People    April 20, 2023

Hospital welcomes new staff members

Hospital has new Emergency Management Coordinator Stevie Nosich is Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County's new Emergency Management Coordinator. Nosich, the hospital's environmental safety officer, a... Full story


Green River Police Department reports for April 10 - 16

April 10 At 12:50 p.m., Animal Control Officers responded to a report of an injured deer. It was reported the deer had been attacked by a dog and was severely injured. Officers observed the injured deer and contacted the Wyoming Game and Fish... Full story

 By Hannah Romero    People    April 20, 2023

Different ends of the theatrical spectrum

For the next few nights, audiences will fill multiple local theaters and watch a few very different productions. Two of the shows people can attend this week are the play "Private Lives" at Western...

 By Dick Blust    People    April 20, 2023

Museum partners with school districts on third grade social studies curriculum

The Sweetwater County Museum Foundation and the Sweetwater County Historical Museum are partnering with County School Districts No. 1 and No. 2 to produce a social studies textbook on local history... Full story

 By Jackie Finch    Sports    April 20, 2023

Wolves boys soccer loses to Powell and takes a win over Cody

The Green River Wolves Soccer team hosted games last weekend, and the athletes were excited to hit the field. They have entered their sixth week of the season and have lots of makeup games...

 By Jackie Finch    Sports    April 20, 2023

Lady Wolves soccer team puts up a fight against Cody and Powell

The Lady Wolves Soccer team played two home conference games last Friday and Saturday. On Friday, the girls played a conference game against the Powell Lady Panthers. Green River fought to win but...

 By Jackie Finch    Sports    April 20, 2023

Lady Wolves play "nail-biter" game against Rock Springs Tigers

The Green River Lady Wolves played a "nail-biter" game against the Rock Springs Lady Tigers on Friday. Throughout the game, the Lady Wolves and Lady Tigers stayed neck-and-neck. Starting the seventh...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    April 20, 2023

Track and Field competes in Rock Springs with other teams from Wyoming

This past Saturday, the Green River High School Boys and Girls Track and Field teams competed with 11 other teams from Wyoming at the Ted Schroeder “Meet of Hope” hosted by Rock Springs High School. The girls team finished fifth and the boys team...


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