Articles from the August 24, 2023 edition

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Project West progresses

Project West, a project aiming to bring a new solution trona mine and soda ash processing facility to Sweetwater County, is making progress towards its goals. The most recent steps in the process...

 By Staff Report    County    August 24, 2023

BLM RMP gets mixed responses

A Resource Management Plan that has been in the works for over a decade was released last week, meeting with a mixed response from local and statewide conservation groups and political leaders.  The... Full story


Police chief addresses Greenbelt safety concerns

Recently, concerns have been raised about the use of two wheeled vehicles on the Greenbelt. To address these concerns, the Green River Police Department would like to remind everyone of laws,... Full story


Julia "Judy" Ann Bowker

Julia "Judy" Ann Bowker, 76, passed away Thursday, August 17 at her home in Rock Springs. She was a life-long resident of Wyoming. She died following a lengthy illness. She was born September 27, 194... Full story


David "Dave" Gerard Westling

David "Dave" Gerard Westling, cherished husband, father, papa, and brother, left us on Monday, August 14th after bravely battling early-onset Alzheimer's disease. He was 69 years old. Born... Full story


Mary Katherine Bright

Mary Katherine Bright, 75, passed away Tuesday, August 15, 2023 at Heber Valley Hospital in Heber, Utah. She was a long-time resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was born November 17, 1947 in Rock S... Full story


Curtis Wayne Ogden

Curtis Wayne Ogden, 68, passed away August 18, 2023 at his home in Green River, Wyoming. He was born on February 22, 1955 in Rock Springs, Wyoming, the son of Curtis W. Ogden and Alice Arlena Marlow.... Full story


Sheila Zotti

Sheila Zotti, 74, passed away August 19, 2023, peacefully in a place that she loved, Colter Bay, Wyoming. She was born July 1, 1949, in Rock Springs, Wyoming; the daughter of Charles Kalassinsky and... Full story

 By Staff Report    People    August 24, 2023

Art on the Green

The 18th Annual Art on the Green event was held August 18 and 19. Artists from Utah and Wyoming competed in the 2D and 3D art competition for 24 hours straight. In attendance were five high school... Full story


The power in the presence of pets

It’s amazing what the presence of an animal can do — the way that just by being there they can bring so much laughter, chaos, comfort and joy.  One year ago, I got my first pets. At least,...


Green River Police Department reports for Aug. 15 - 17

Green River Police Department reports for Aug. 15 At 7:09 a.m., officers responded to a report of a vehicle that struck a deer. It was reported that the vehicle was traveling westbound in the westbound lane of W Teton Boulevard when a small deer... Full story


Fly in for fun at annual Spaceport Days

It's time for the Greater Green River Intergalactic Spaceport to welcome visitors - extraterrestrial or otherwise - once again. The annual Spaceport Days event will take place this weekend with a...

 By Staff Report    People    August 24, 2023

Local runners win "Run with the Horses"

The Green River Chamber of Commerce recently shared the results from the 20th Annual "Run with the Horses Marathon" which took place on Saturday, August 19. This event included three different races:... Full story


Car show and River Festival

The annual River Festival included a car show.... Full story

 By Pete Rust    Sports    August 24, 2023

Wolves football starts a new era

A new era in Green River Football started with arrival of new Head Coach Blaine Christensen and an almost completely new group of mostly younger assistant coaches. Many of the assistant coaches played...

 By Jackie Finch    Sports    August 24, 2023

Lady Wolves dive into new season

It's a new season and a new chance for the Green River Lady Wolves to snag a State Championship! The Lady Wolves Swimming and Diving team officially started their practices on August 14. Throughout...


Cross Country team sets goal to compete at State

The Wolves have their running shoes on, and a team of both returning and new athletes are ready to go for the Green River High School Cross Country season.  "We've got a full team, mostly returning a...

 By Jackie Finch    Sports    August 24, 2023

Volleyball team ready to hit the court

The Green River High School Volleyball team is ready to hit the court and play their first game of the season. The Lady Wolves will travel to Cheyenne tomorrow to compete in the Cheyenne Invite that...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    August 24, 2023

Tennis players are "sponging up" new skills

The Green River High School Boys and Girls Tennis teams' season got underway Monday, August 8 with the start of practice under veteran Head Coach Phil Harder. The varsity teams will have fourteen...


Golf team pushes for growth and improvement

While the Green River High School golf team's season is already underway, the team is always looking to keep growing and learning. "I'm excited to see improvements from our returning players that put...


State Parks drops contentious via ferrata project near Lander

Nesting falcons, development concerns and loud local opposition bedeviled a proposal to build a via ferrata in Sinks Canyon State Park. But it was an engineering cost that finally spelled its end,... Full story


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