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 By Hannah Romero    City    May 19, 2022

TikTok blamed for vandalism trends

A group of students at Lincoln Middle School were recently disciplined for throwing spit wads on the ceiling and other surfaces inside a school bathroom after a video of the culprits in the act was re...

 
 By David Martin    County    May 19, 2022

Large primary races develop for commissioner, treasurer

Nearly a week into the filing period for candidates, two large races have developed amongst Republicans seeking office. Those interested in seeking office have until May 27 to file as a candidate. In...

 

Ivie Mai Jean Tate

Ivie Mai Jean Tate, four years old, passed away May 11, 2022 at her home in Rock Springs. She was born on Nov. 21, 2017 in Rock Springs. Ivie is the true definition of a warrior! She woke up every...

 

Nioaka DeLane Kessner

Nioaka DeLane Kessner, 57 passed away Monday, May 9, 2022 at her home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was a long-time resident of Rock Springs and former resident of Washington. She was born February 6,...

 

George Spence

George Spence, 84, passed away Friday, May 13, 2022 at his home in Reliance, Wyoming. He was born on July 2, 1937 in Rock Springs, WY, the son of Alex Robertson Spence and Cecelia Krek. George...

 

Our View: Lummis misread the room

A lot has already been said of Sen. Cynthia Lummis, R-Wyo., and the speech she gave that led her to being booed by University of Wyoming graduation attendees last weekend. While a lot of that conversation focuses on specific comments she made, we...

 

Green River Police Department reports for May 10-16

Green River Police Department reports for May 10 At 10:19 a.m., officers responded to a report of a student being in possession of a tobacco vaping device at Expedition Academy High School. Officers met with school administration and the student,...

 
 By Hannah Romero    People    May 19, 2022

Local couple raises chickens, sell fresh eggs

Anyone walking or driving along West Flaming Gorge Way last week would have noticed some friendly and feathery faces on the sidewalk. Rick and Amy Breininger brought two of their eight chickens...

 

Two men convicted of wildlife violations

Two Wyoming men were recently convicted on multiple wildlife violations in Sweetwater County. What started with concerns about wasted game birds led Wyoming Game and Fish Department game wardens — in coordination with Green River probation and...

 
 By Hannah Romero    County    May 19, 2022

Raises set for officials' salaries

After a month of discussions on the topic, the Sweetwater County Board of County Commissioners approved raises to the salaries of the county’s elected officials Tuesday. The commissioners voted...

 
 By Hannah Romero    Sports    May 19, 2022

Softball team heads to State

The Green River High School Girls Softball Team will play their first state competition game ever today in Gillette. The team, which didn't win any games in their inaugural season last year, secured...

 
 By Hannah Romero    Sports    May 19, 2022

Lady Wolves end season, see improvement

The Green River High School Girls Soccer Team is done for the season after losing to Kelly Walsh during the regional tournament in Jackson last weekend. Although a loss is never easy, especially when...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    May 19, 2022

Regional track champions crowned in Casper

The Green River High School track teams competed at Casper Natrona High School in the West 4A Regionals last week, giving the top eight finishers qualifying a chance to go back to Casper this week for the Wyoming State Track Championships at Kelly...

 
 By Victoria Eavis    News    May 19, 2022

Cheney: GOP leadership enables white supremacy

CASPER — Republican House leaders have enabled white supremacy, Rep. Liz Cheney said Monday, in a tweet that called on them to denounce racist and extremist views. “The House GOP leadership has enabled white nationalism, white supremacy, and...

 
 By Jasmine Hall    News    May 19, 2022

Lummis apologizes following 'two sexes' comment at UW commencement

CHEYENNE — U.S. Sen. Cynthia Lummis, R-Wyo., responded with an apology statement Monday after she was booed by students during her commencement speech Saturday at the University of Wyoming. As she spoke about political discourse across the nation...

 

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