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Police Reports

Animal control officers responded to an address on wilderness Trail in reference to a report of a cat caught in a trap. Animal control officers responded to an address on Schultz Street in reference to a welfare check on a dog. Officers responded to...

 

Our View: Public lands should stay public

With summer fast approaching, our desire to see public lands remain under the jurisdiction of the federal government only grows. Some would have us believe Wyoming’s legislative body would have the best interests in managing the land, saying the...

 

William Wilson McDaniel, "Bill"

William Wilson McDaniel, “Bill”, was born in Jackson, Feb. 16, 1945 to Sam and May McDaniel. He died at the age of 71, May 22, 2016 of congestive heart failure. His love of cars and motorcycles lasted a lifetime. He loved to travel and do road... Full story

 

Stetsan Sierra Butler

Stetsan Sierra Butler, 19, of Rock Springs died May 17, 2016 at the University Medical Center after a sudden illness. She was born January 29, 1997 in American Fork, Utah, the daughter of Michael... Full story

 

Margo Ann Botero Kos

Margo Ann Botero Kos, 86, of Rock Springs passed away May 20, 2016 at her home.  A longtime resident of Rock Springs, Kos died following a lengthy illness.  She was born on March 19, 1930 in Red... Full story

 

Pamela Elizabeth Kaumo Collins

Pamela Elizabeth Kaumo Collins, 73, of Green River, passed away May 23, 2016 following a lengthy illness.  She was born on Feb. 6, 1943 in Rock Springs, the daughter of the late Frank and Eva... Full story

 

Nadine Amberdee Leeman

Nadine Amberdee Leeman, 42, of Rock Springs, passed away May 23, 2016. She was a lifelong resident of Rock Springs.  She was born on May 2, 1974 in Rock Springs, the daughter of Dale Wensinger and Karen Hill Wensinger. Leeman attended schools in... Full story

 

GR children excited to graduate kindergarten

Before the famous graduation song "Pomp and Circumstance" even started playing, a couple of students could be seen poking their heads around the corner. A couple of Truman Elementary School...

 

New therapist welcomed

Summit Physical and Sports Therapy is pleased to announce the addition of Jeff Alcorn, DPT to their physical therapy team. After practicing outpatient physical therapy for the past year in Rawlins,...

 

Authors recognized for great stories

It’s one thing to tell a story. It’s a completely different idea to capture that story in the written form for others to read. Young writers from across Sweetwater County had a chance to put...

 

Births

Scarlet Don Driskell Jeremy and Amanda Driskell of Rock Springs recently announced the birth of their daughter Scarlet Don Driskell. She was born April 19, 2016, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. Jovian Von Thoma Iris and Josh Thoma of Rock...

 

Several stray kittens and their mothers captured

Eleven kittens and their two mama cats should have new homes thanks to the efforts of one Green River resident and two animal control officers. Phyllis Baker, who lives near Flaming Gorge Way, has a...

 

First Mother's Day event well attended

It may have been the first year The Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center hosted a Mother's Day lunch, but the turnout was more than expected. Shauna Erramouspe, CRRC registered dietician and...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    May 25, 2016

Track team gains experience at state

The Green River girls team, with only three seniors out of the eight state qualifiers, had a good performance finishing seventh out of the field of 10 teams. Green River's best sprinter, sophomore And...

 
 By David Martin    Sports    May 25, 2016

Boys soccer prepares for state tourney

Having already done what no other Green River boys soccer team has done, the Wolves prepared for their final matches in Sheridan this weekend with the dream of a state title a real possibility. The bo...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    Sports    May 25, 2016

Lady Wolves' soccer season ends before state

The Green River varsity girls soccer team won’t be going to state this year. The girls had trouble scoring in their last few games of the season. The fire they built in the first half of the season...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    Sports    May 25, 2016

Record-holding cross country runner passes through GR

"Wyoming is the wild west," Bjorn Suneson said Saturday evening. Suneson, a 68-year-old Swedish runner, was taking refuge from the heavy rains in the Dusty Trails Café at Point of Rocks, passing...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    Sports    May 25, 2016

Karate action in GR

The parking lot was packed, not a space available at the Green River Recreation Center Saturday. Walking through the doors of the recreation center, kids and adults were all wearing karate gis,...

 
 By David Martin    City    May 25, 2016

Shot fired on Railroad Ave. Sunday

An incident at a residence on West Railroad ended with one person shot and another arrested Sunday. Ted Kalivas, 57, of Green River was arrested Sunday night after allegedly shooting his daughter’s...

 
 By Lillian Palmer    City    May 25, 2016

Baxter wants to give back to Green River

Longtime Green River resident Richard Baxter has filed to run for city council in Ward I. Baxter has lived in Green River for 29 years, works at Little America and is a Green River High School...

 
 By David Martin    City    May 25, 2016

Teachers, students offer advice

Monday and Tuesday evenings were a time for families to watch Green River's senior high school students in the age-old tradition of graduation. Monday, seniors from Green River High School received...

 
 By Staff Report    City    May 25, 2016

More candidates file for public offices

More candidates have filed for election to local offices, but time is running out for those interested in becoming a city councilman, county commissioner or state legislator. As of Tuesday evening, two of the three available council slots in Green...

 
 By Tom Gagnon    Opinion    May 25, 2016

Coal and orange jump suits

At least now we have something to do with the rainy-day fund, and some people may need orange jump suits. It just seemed like a big hole in the ground, and how could that be bad out on the empty prairie. It was four decades ago. Cities like...

 

Healthcare consumers get little help

Who protects consumers of healthcare? Two recent emails from readers got me thinking about that question. I don’t mean consumers in their role as patients whose medical well-being is looked after by state medical boards and health departments that...

 
 By David Martin    Opinion    May 25, 2016

Enjoy a fresh mozzarella caprese salad with dinner

When someone thinks of salad, most think about a huge mass of lettuce, along with a mix of some other vegetables. The lettuce is the star, despite the fact that the most common type used, iceberg...

 

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