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Articles from the April 29, 2015 edition

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 By David Martin    City    April 29, 2015

Museum buys collection

The New Studio collection, which contains photos encompassing nearly a century of Sweetwater County’s history, has a new owner. The Sweetwater County Historical Museum completed the purchase last week, which contains photo equipment and more than...

 

Man admits to injuring fiancee

A Green River man who admitted to injuring his fiancee with a baby gate was placed on probation. Brian A. Setzer appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Richard Lavery at a change of plea and sentencing hearing to aggravated assault and...

 
 By David Martin    City    April 29, 2015

Community cleanup day aims to beautify Green River area

As spring takes hold in Green River, mementos from the heavy winds and careless litterers can be seen throughout the city. Trash, often accumulating during the winter months, can be seen piled along...

 
 By David Martin    City    April 29, 2015

District purchases math programs

Students throughout Sweetwater County School District No. 2 will be seeing some new math books in the next year. Earlier this month, the school district’s board of trustees voted unanimously to purchase new math curriculums based on...

 

MS walk Saturday

Walk for those who may not be able to walk for themselves. This is the message those participating in the Walk for Multiple Scleorsis want to get out. Lorraine Gardea, event participant, said for the first time in 25 years the MS Walk will take...

 
 By Staff Report    City    April 29, 2015

GR police hosts youth academy

Green River youth interested in learning about the city’s police department and how it functions will have a chance to attend a four-day academy hosted by the GRPD. The department is accepting application for its Junior Citizen’s Academy through...

 

Students can now register for ArtCamp

The Community Fine Arts Center and the Sweetwater Board of Cooperative Educational Services are hosting ArtCamp again with many creative ideas and projects. Fifth through ninth grades students will complete nearly a dozen projects including drawing...

 

Wellness committee hosts walk

The Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Wellness Committee 5K Fun Run/Walk will take place May 9 at 9:30 a.m. at Centennial Park. Check in begins at 9:15 a.m. in the park. The adult entry fee if made before May 5 is $25. After May 5, the...

 

Birth announcements for April 29, 2015.

Blake Tyler Olson Damion and Jaime Olson of Green River recently announced the birth of their son Blake Tyler Olson. He was born April 9, 2015, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. Braxton Branard Petrie Hines Victoria Hines of Pinedale...

 

Cherril Rita Bruce Woodard

Cherril Rita Bruce Woodard, 91, died April 25, 2015 in Green River. She was born June 3, 1923 in Manila, Utah; the daughter of Archie and Berneice Schofield Lamb. Survivors include her sons George...

 

Roy Albert Wilkie

Roy Albert Wilkie, 65, of Rock Springs passed away April 25, 2015 at his home. A longtime resident of Rock Springs, Wilkie died following a sudden illness. He was born on Oct. 18, 1949 in Rawlins,...

 

Our View: Hospital vote was a tough decision

Serving on any governing body, be it on the city council, board of county commissioners or state legislature, is a tough gig. Occasionally, elected officials are tasked with making decisions that could drastically impact their constituents. The...

 

Letter: Resident chooses to shop local

Dear Editor, Last Wednesday I realized my vehicle needed a new muffler. Since the car is 27 years old, the manufacturer no longer catalogs the part, so I called Car Quest in Green River. I was quoted a price of around $200, with an estimated...

 

Letter: Bravo to the GRHS theater group

Bravo to the GRHS theater group Dear Editor, Bravo personified! In her remarkably insightful introduction just before the show, Green River High School theater director Terrin Musbach (along with colleagues Weston Lamb, Jill Carpenter, and Karen...

 

Notes from Town Square: Thank a police officer

This year, May 10 through May 16 marks National Police Week in the United States. The City of Green River historically does a proclamation for this week and uses it as a time for many in the community to thank local law enforcement for their service...

 

A second look at Floyd Mayweather

Last month the University of Wyoming basketball team made a thrilling run capturing the Mountain West basketball tournament and qualifying for the NCAA basketball tournament. During the epic stretch, it seemed the State of Wyoming came together in...

 

Getting graphic at the county library system

If you have frequented the Sweetwater County Library lately, you may have noticed the addition of an adult graphic novel section. If you aren’t looking for it, you’ll probably pass it by as it is still in its inception and is quite small. Look...

 

Help seniors care for their critters

Pet companions are important to the seniors that have them. So important, that oftentimes they will put their pets needs before their own. In an effort to alleviate this problem, several local agencies are teaming up for a pet-supply program called...

 
 By David Martin    City    April 29, 2015

Kids tour police station

Kindergarten students from Washington Elementary had a chance to check out where Green River's police officers work and train Thursday afternoon. Det. Luke Benson and Det. Karl Bode treated kids with...

 

Student one-act plays scheduled

Theater buffs will have the chance to see numerous 10 to 15 minute one-act plays tomorrow. The Green River High School Theater Department will end the season with student directed one-act plays. The...

 

GR middle schoolers to put on play

See a unique version of “Cinderella” unfold on stage. This Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m., Lincoln Middle School theater students will perform “Cinderella and the Substitute Fairy Godmother,” written by Ed Monk, who teaches theatre at Chantill...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    April 29, 2015

Green River gets by Trojans, Mustangs

The Green River High School girl’s soccer team took sole possession of first place in the 4A West with a weekend sweep of Natrona and Kelly Walsh. “These were two tough teams for us to play. For us to come out on top is awesome,” head coach...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    April 29, 2015

Busy week: Wolves track and field strong

Another week, another solid performance for the Green River High School track team. The Wolves track team put up solid numbers once again at a meet in Star Valley and Tiger Trials in Orem, Utah. "The...

 
 By Jack H. Smith    Sports    April 29, 2015

High honor: Trumble named 2015 Stan Dodds recipient

The Green River High School boy’s basketball team recently wrapped up their 2014-15 season with a banquet honoring members of the squad. For the second-straight season, the Wolves coaching staff honored a member of the team with the Stan Dodds...

 

Grapplers dominant at state

The Green River Grapplers wrapped up their regular season earlier this month at the Wyoming Amateur Wrestling state competition in Casper. The state competition included three different styles of wrestling, greco, freestyle, and folkstyle. As a team...

 

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