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Articles from the February 16, 2023 edition

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New Western trustee chosen

The appointment of a board member to the Western Wyoming Community College Board of Trustees has led to a candidate claiming corruption was the reason she was not selected to fill a vacancy on the...


'Who She Is' shares stories of MMIW in Wyoming

She likes to journal. She took care of her little sister through foster care. She loves football. She just wanted to go on a trip with her friend. Abbi. Sheila. Jocelyn. Lela. These are the names of...


Showing support for the seniors

Green River High School Senior Hunter Davis gets a hug from his sister Hanna and support from his dad Bryce during Senior Night for Wolves Wrestling last Thursday night.... Full story


John Dennis Dayton

John Dennis Dayton, 82, passed away peacefully on February 5, 2023 at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was born in Montpelier, Idaho; the son of John William and Goldie Dayton. He grew up on a... Full story


Patrick (Pat) George McCalvy

Patrick (Pat) George McCalvy, 75, passed away peacefully on February 1, 2023 at his home in Rock Springs. He was born May 8, 1947 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Herbert and Georgietta McCalvy. Patrick... Full story


Mary Joanne Varady

Mary Joanne Varady, 87, passed away Monday, January 30, 2023 at Avalon West Health and Rehabilitation in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was a resident of Salt Lake City for 67 years and former resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming. Ms. Varady was born May 2,... Full story


Linda Sue Burgess

Linda Sue Burgess, 66, passed away Sunday, February 5, 2023 at her home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was born on February 23, 1956 in Clinton, Iowa, the daughter of Clarence Burdette Sager and Anna... Full story


Sterling Matthew Suhr

Sterling Matthew Suhr, 58, passed away on Monday, February 6, 2023 in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a life-long resident of Rock Springs. He was born February 19, 1964 in Rock Springs, Wyoming; the... Full story


Our View: Celebrate love in different forms

On Tuesday we celebrated Valentine’s Day — a day for love. Ironically, a lot of people don’t actually love the holiday itself. Whether it’s couples who get frustrated because their partner isn’t as romantic as they’d hoped, couples who...


Letter to the Editor: Disregard of election results

Dear Editor, This letter is about election integrity and the voices of the voters being heard. Last night, I watched in disbelief as Ron Wild was sworn in as a board member at Western Wyoming Community College. His appointment as a board member was...


Green River Police Department reports for Feb. 5 - 9

Green River Police Department reports for Feb. 5 At 2:04 a.m., officers responded to Trona Drive concerning a vehicle that had crashed into a residence, after which the driver fled the scene. Officers located the suspected driver, gathered informatio... Full story


Fundraisers bring in thousands for service dog

As soon as the community heard about Elena Barrera's need for a Diabetic Alert Dog, people started getting on board to help any way they could. The Green River High School student recently shared her...


Wyoming 211 offers resources and help to residents in need

When Wyoming residents are looking for resources and help with meeting the needs in their lives, they just need to remember three numbers — 211. 211 is a free, confidential, 24-hour information and...


Boys and Girls Club receives donation

Rocky Mountain Power Foundation recently contributed $2,624 to the Boys & Girls Club of Sweetwater County through their 2022 Community Giving Campaign, where local Rocky Mountain Power employees... Full story

 By David Martin    City    February 16, 2023

School district prepares for projects at high school, middle school

Sweetwater County School District No. 2 is preparing for a series of upcoming projects involving its schools throughout Green River. The district’s board of trustees approved several request for...


Local student earns Wyoming's first computer science micro credential

Jon Thompson, a sophomore at Expedition Academy High School, has become the first student in Wyoming to earn a Computer Science Micro Credential. Jon earned the credential in the Hardware and... Full story


Lady Wolves take Riverton, lose to undefeated Cody

It was another fun-filled weekend of basketball for the Lady Wolves. They traveled to Riverton on Friday to play the Wolverines. The ladies started out a little slow, missing some easy baskets, but...


Boys put up fight against Riverton and Cody

The Wolves played Riverton and Cody this past weekend on February 10 and 11. On Friday, the boys played Riverton, ending with a score of 60-49, with Riverton taking the win. Even though the boys came...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    February 16, 2023

Wolves squash Evanston and Rock Springs

This past Wednesday, the Green River High School Wrestling teams, including the Boys Varsity, Girls Varsity and Boys J.V. teams, all traveled to Evanston. The Evanston Red Devils are in their first...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    February 16, 2023

Green River boys and girls Indoor Track set 19 P.R.'s at Mustang Invite

The Mustang Invite at Natrona County High School in Casper was the site of the High School Boys and Girls Indoor Track Competition this past weekend for the Wolves. There were eighteen teams competing, with over 100 competitors in multiple events. Th...


Swimming and Diving team takes first, honors seniors

The Green River Boys Swimming and Diving team hosted the Last Chance meet last Thursday and wrapped up their regular season. They also honored the six seniors that jumped into the pool for the last...


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