Articles from the June 8, 2023 edition

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 By Hannah Romero    County    June 8, 2023

Overnight camping at Pioneer Trails Picnic Grounds approved

A resolution allowing overnight group camping at county parks, particularly at Pioneer Trails Picnic Grounds, was unanimously approved by the Sweetwater County Board of County Commissioners during...

 By David Martin    City    June 8, 2023

Six years in the making: New dog park to open June 19

It all started with an idea – Green River should have a dog park. That was six years ago and since then, the National Honors Society at Green River High School has worked to bring that idea to...

 By Staff Report    City    June 8, 2023

Flaming Gorge Days canceled

The City of Green River announced this week that Flaming Gorge Days 2023 event will not go on as scheduled this month. Flaming Gorge Days has been a longstanding event for Green River and was brought... Full story


City breaks ground for wastewater treatment plant

Members of the Green River City Council participated in a groundbreaking ceremony Monday afternoon at the future site of the city's new wastewater treatment plant. The plant will replace the outdated... Full story


Hold on to your horses (and hat)

Cache Hill loses his hat while competing in the Overland Stage Stampede Rodeo last Friday night. Even with rain, a huge crowd came out to support the rodeo.... Full story


Gary L. Cain

Gary L. Cain, former resident of Green River, Wyoming, passed away on June 3, 2023 at the age of 83. He was the son of Howard L. and Marjorie L. Cain. He was born in Clay Center, Kansas on January 6,... Full story


David R. Thomason

David R. Thomason, 55 passed away on Thursday, November, 26, 2020 at his home in Laramie, Wyoming following a lengthy illness. He was a long-time resident of Laramie, Wyoming and former resident of... Full story


Chrystal Leah Phillipenas Henley

Chrystal Leah Phillipenas Henley, the laugh heard round the world, was taken from us on May 29, 2023 from liver disease. She left peacefully from her home in Green River. She was born to Joseph and... Full story


Cami Ann Braden

Cami Ann Braden, 46, passed away Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at her home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was a resident of Rock Springs for three years and long-time former resident of Green River,... Full story


Anthony "Tony" Panalsek

Anthony "Tony" Panalsek, 92, passed away June 1, 2023, at Sageview Care Center in Rock Springs, WY, following a long illness. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Tony was born on Apri... Full story


Jacqueline Anderson

Jacqueline Anderson, 79, passed away Thursday, March 16, 2023 at Deer Trail Assisted Living in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was a former resident of Phoenix, Arizona and Mesquite, Nevada. She was born... Full story


Robert Kenneth Morison

Robert Kenneth Morison, 69, passed away on Friday, June 2, 2023 at his home in Green River, Wyoming. He was a resident of Green River for 52 years and former resident of Utah. He was born June 23,... Full story

 By Ruth Lauritzen    Opinion    June 8, 2023

Lessons from a busted wing

On May 7th I slipped and fell at home and ended up with a broken right arm. Having never broken a bone a before, this was a new experience for me. My first realization was that it really hurt. Then I realized there was no one there to help me. Like... Full story


Enroll Wyoming can help with Medicaid changes

Changes are coming to Wyoming Medicaid that will impact families enrolled in the public health insurance program, the health care providers that serve them, and the community at large. Eligibility requirements have been revised and extra steps will... Full story


Green River Police Department reports for May 29 to June 2

Green River Police Department reports for May 29 At 10:48 a.m., officers responded to the area of the Overpass for a report of a found cell phone. Officers collected the phone and attempted to locate the owner. The phone was booked in and an... Full story

 By Hannah Romero    People    June 8, 2023

Bringing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu to Green River

While Casey and Adella Barnum were excited to cut the ribbon to officially celebrate the grand opening of Duality BJJ last Thursday evening, they were even more excited to hit the mat.  Helped by a...


Golden Hour Senior Center June Schedule

Father’s Day and Tai Chi: GHSC will host a Father’s Day “King of the Grill” Celebration at 11:45 a.m. June 16. The event will include a musical appearance by Steve Davis and a drawing for a gift basket. The menu will include cheese burgers... Full story


GRHS shares Honor Rolls

Green River High School students have earned their places on the Principal, Staff and Regular Honor Rolls for the second semester of the 2022-2023 school year. To be placed on the Principal Honor Roll, a student must earn a 4.0 GPA. To be placed on... Full story

 By SCSD No. 2    People    June 8, 2023

Teacher of the Year nominees announced

Sweetwater School District No. 2 is proud to announce the finalists for the 2023 SWCSD No. 2 Teacher of the Year. These finalists were selected from 29 applicants who were nominated by their... Full story

 By Staff Report    People    June 8, 2023

Summer Food Service Program offers free meals

Sweetwater County School District No. 2 has announced the beginning of the Summer Food Service Program for children. The program started May 31 and will go throughout the summer, offering meals at no charge to children 18 years of age and younger.... Full story

 By Hannah Romero    Sports    June 8, 2023

Track and Field thrower going to Colorado

A Green River Wolf is not throwing away his shot as he heads to college.  Green River High School Track and Field standout student Dillon Davis recently signed his letter of intent to compete at...

 By Phil Harder    Sports    June 8, 2023

Athletes participate in successful spring tennis program

Spring Tennis was quite the season for weather! Lots of rain and snow made us practice indoors more than normal but the kids did great and we worked on the things we could inside on the...


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