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Articles from the September 2, 2020 edition

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 By Shay Mahana    City    September 2, 2020

Expedition Academy: A school and family aiming for success

The greatest hope is to empower students to become innovative thinkers, creative problem solvers and inspired learners that are prepared for the choices in their lives according to Expedition... Full story

 
 By David Martin    City    September 2, 2020

Suit filed against school district

The former transportation director for Sweetwater County School District No. 2 filed a lawsuit against the school district, claiming he was unjustly removed from his position last year. The suit, file...

 

Local campaign funding reported

The dust has settled for the Primary Election in August and candidates have disclosed how much was contributed to their campaigns. For candidates in Green River, the campaign costs have so far been...

 
 By Staff Report    City    September 2, 2020

GRFD responds to two fires last week

The Green River Volunteer Fire Department had their work cut out for them after being dispatched to a deck fire and a trailer fire less than six hours apart. Just after one a.m., firefighters were called out to the scene of a deck fire on New Mexico...

 

Annual picnic canceled

The annual Labor Day picnic, originally scheduled for Sept. 7 has been cancelled. The picnic, sponsored by the Southwestern Wyoming Central Labor Council, and held annually at Crossroads West Park in Rock Springs has been cancelled due to the...

 

Main Street earns recognition

Green River Main Street has been designated as a 2020 Accredited Main Street America program, following a presentation Tuesday night to the Green River City Council. Accredited status is Main Street America’s top tier of recognition and signifies...

 

Eric Conrad Branson

Eric Conrad Branson, 64, passed away Aug. 29, 2020 at his home in Green River. Survivors include his wife Kim Branson and son Mark Branson. Services will be held at a later date....

 

Services for Bryce Rodney Wright

A celebration of life for Bryce Rodney Wright will take place 11 a.m. Sept. 12 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at 1475 Cahoon St, in Ogden Utah. A lunch will take place after...

 

Anthony "Tony" M. Angelovic

Anthony "Tony" M. Angelovic, 66, passed away Sunday, August 30, 2020 at his home in Pinedale, Wyoming. He was a life-long resident of Wyoming. Mr. Angelovic was born on October 10, 1953 in Rock...

 

Betty Jean Taylor

Betty Jean Taylor, 95, passed away at Mission at Castle Rock on Tuesday, August 25, 2020. She died following a lengthy illness. Betty was a lifelong resident of Green River, Wyoming. She was born on...

 

Michelle R. Flores Sanchez

Michelle R. Flores Sanchez, 47, passed away Monday, August 24, 2020 at Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah. She died following a courageous battle with cancer for the last year....

 

Kevin Jon Hanson

Kevin Jon Hanson, 44 , passed away on August 28, 2020 in Green River, Wyoming following a lengthy 4 year battle with cancer. He was born on November 18, 1975 in Virginia, Minnesota, the son of Dian...

 

Our view: Want football? It's time to wear a mask

It isn’t often you hear an athletic director beg fans to follow directions. During last week’s football scrimmage with Mountain View, the school district’s athletics director, Tony Beardsley, did exactly that in an attempt to get fans to follow...

 

The Prairie Doc: Let's start exercising our brains

Albert Einstein conducted thought experiments to figure out theoretical problems. Let’s do one of our own. Suppose that you fell and broke your left leg and had to be in a cast for eight weeks. Would you expect your left leg to be as strong as...

 

Armed vigilantes, stoked by team Trump, threaten all of us

I usually don’t share conspiracy theories, but one recently appeared in my inbox that was so wild it stopped me in my tracks. Cheyenne, according to the sender, is extremely vulnerable to an attack by Colorado socialists who would likely stop at no...

 

Scavenger hunt for health set

No one wants to be the person who says “if only.” “If only I had scheduled an annual mammogram. If only I had used sunscreen. If only I had taken better care of myself.” If hindsight truly is 20/20, let 2020 be the year to create a clear visi...

 

Runners compete at home

A two-day, four meet cross country invite at Pioneer Trails Picnic Grounds near the Ciner facility gave high school runners a challenge last week. Green River runners Madison Yoak and Greg Sherwin wer...

 

Lady Wolves volleyball kicks off

The Lady Wolves volleyball team is gearing up for its competitive season. Despite the complications the COVID-19 pandemic caused to schools throughout the country, Green River High School is ready to get out on the courts and play. According to Rikki...

 

Tennis team sees success early in season

The Green River High School tennis teams are hitting their stride. Though the pandemic has taken quite a tole on school functions and activities, GRHS coaches and athletes couldn’t be more excited to get into the season. According to Phil Harder,...

 

Tennis squad sweeps Rock Springs, Natrona Co.

Despite struggles against Kelly Walsh, the Green River High School Tennis team swept Rock Springs and Natrona County last week. The Wolves traveled to Rock Springs last Thursday to compete against the Tigers on their home courts. While the Tigers...

 

Swimmers qualify 12 for state

The Green River High School girls swim team is getting used to being in the 3A division this year. Having dropped down from 4A means different qualifying times in 3A, but it doesn't mean the...

 

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