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Teens sentenced for attack

Two 16-year-old Green River boys who admitted to strangling a woman at the Green River Youth Home so they could run away will have to attend boot camp and possibly serve prison time. Hayden A. Riggs a...

 
 By David Martin    County    July 6, 2016

County still deals with prostitution

By DAVID MARTIN Editor The days of K Street’s infamy or Cat Willis’ Cat House may be long gone, but prostitution never left Sweetwater County. Prostitutes no longer walk the streets or sit at a ba...

 

Calvin E. Ragsdale

Calvin E. Ragsdale passed away June 15, 2016 at his home after a long illness. He was born in Lick Creek, Ill., June 29, 1942 to William C. Ragsdale and Jeanette L. (McKenzie) Ragsdale. His family mov... Full story

 
 By Olivia Kennah    City    July 6, 2016

Tourist season in full swing at Visitor Center

When going to the Green River Chamber of Commerce's Visitor Center, there are U.S. and world maps where guests can place a pin on the state or country they are from. Nearly every state has at least...

 
 By David Martin    City    July 6, 2016

GR subject of new sticker

A new addition to the Great American Road Trip sticker series recognizes Green River and its natural beauty. The sticker is part of the Wyoming Office of Tourism's series of stickers highlighting...

 
 By David Martin    County    July 6, 2016

Utah man charged with murder in RS

A 18-year-old man from Draper, Utah, is accused of murdering a Utah woman in a knife attack that also injured her friend June 23. Bradley Ross Fairbourn is being held on a $1 million cash or surety...

 

David Lee Hall

David Lee Hall, 45, of Rock Springs, passed away June 27, 2016 at his home.   He was born on Dec. 22, 1970 in Elizabeth City, N.C., the son of William David Hall, Jr. and Catherine Buchanan.  Hall... Full story

 

Charles "Chuck" Bryan Jr.

Charles "Chuck" Bryan Jr., 63, passed away at his home June 21, 2016. He was a longtime resident of Green River until his retirement from General Chemical. He had been residing in Kingman, Ariz....

 

Our View: Too much theater in politics

While political attacks can be traced back to the earliest days of the Republic, one line that has become blurred more recently is the difference between politics and theater. In 2016, politics can be seen as another form of entertainment, as the...

 
 By Reed Clevenger    Opinion    July 6, 2016

Notes from Town Square: Green River's budget process

The governing body passed the recent fiscal year 2016-2017 budget two weeks ago and to get to that approval was just that, a process. We are always looking at the budget and managing all of its elements, and as a city, we developed our initial...

 

Nothing beats the original

It’s great to expand on an original recipe, but there is just one that no matter how I make it, the original still stands out. For me, this recipe is Rice Krispie treats. Nothing beats the crispy ri...

 
 By Carl Morck    Opinion    July 6, 2016

Growing up in Heaven, part 3

Editor’s note: This is the final portion of a column submitted by the Green River Historic Preservation Commission. In my eyes Green River school policies were fair, the teachers were knowledgeable and supportive. They were leaders, not only...

 
 By Olivia Kennah    Sports    July 6, 2016

Parks and recreation offers many programs

The Green River Parks and Recreation Department has plenty of activities to offer residents throughout the summer. The Chalk it Up! Sidewalk Chalk Arts Competition will be Friday. Registration is now open and all participants must be registered by 9...

 

Painting brings employees, residents together

The smell of paint was the first thing a person walking into the Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center Friday afternoon would encounter. Numerous employees and residents were busy using...

 

Searching for the gold

The moment Don Jones saw the gold in his pan he knew he was in trouble. He caught a bad case of gold fever. The only way to solve his gold-fever problem was to keep looking for more gold. "I've been p...

 

Children discover the way of the pirates

Last week, 10 lucky children had the chance to see what life was like as a pirate. During the Adventures in Neverland, a Green River-based Sweetwater County Board of Cooperative Educational Services...

 

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