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 By Pete Rust    Sports    September 5, 2019

Wolves kick off season Friday

The Green River High School Wolves started their season Friday night with a non conference Jamboree scrimmage with Mountain View and Farson-Eden high schools.  The main varsity action, which...

 

Machete used in threat

A man accused of threatening his father with a machete was bound over to Third District Court last week. Robert Mandros, 20, Green River, recently appeared in the Third Circuit Court at a preliminary...

 
 By David Martin    City    September 5, 2019

Longtime educator dies

A longtime Green River physical education teacher who is widely known for her many contributions to Sweetwater County School District No. 2 died over the holiday weekend. According to an obituary...

 

Sixth-penny project requests are just too big

With project requests totaling more than $230 million for the sixth-penny tax initiative, the Sweetwater County commissioners fear a tax request that big could turn off voters. During the Sweetwater...

 

Currant Fire continues to burn east of Flaming Gorge

A fire burning east of the Flaming Gorge Reservoir has burned hundreds of acres since it was reported Sunday afternoon. The fire at Currant Creek Ridge has been heavily attacked by firefighters from the Rock Springs Bureau of Land Management, Ashley...

 

Nancy Jo Raso Eklund

Nancy Jo Raso Eklund, 67, passed away Aug. 31, 2019, at her home suddenly and peacefully. She was a resident of Green River for the past 47 years and is a former resident of Minnesota. Eklund was...

 

Dolores Marie French

Dolores Marie French, 93, Green River, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, at The Mission at Castle Rock. A longtime resident of Green River, and former resident of Chicago and Denver, French died...

 

Boyd Keith McKinney

Boyd Keith McKinney, passed away Aug. 25, 2019, at his home in Green River. He was a resident of Green River for the past 42 years and former resident of Albuquerque, N.M., McKinney died following a...

 

McKenzie Jane "Kenzie" Vaughn

McKenzie Jane "Kenzie" Vaughn, 5, Green River, passed away Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, at her home surrounded by her family.  She was born June 12, 2014, in Rock Springs, the daughter of Matthew and...

 

Jeffery Thomas Jackelen

Jeffery Thomas Jackelen, 65, of Dubois died unexpectedly Aug. 26, while camping with his wife at Trail Lake near Dubois. He was born Feb. 20, 1954, to Kenneth and Joyce (Reinhardt) Jackelen at... Full story

 

Rough start to volleyball season

It was a bit of a rough start to the season for the Green River Lady Wolves Volleyball team as the team went winless at a tournament in Cokeville. However, despite the losses this weekend, the Lady...

 

Swimmers compete at Laramie meet

Laramie Results Team Scores 1. Laramie High School 2. Cheyenne Central High School 3. Green River High School 4. Kelly Walsh High School 5. Campbell County High School 200-yard medley relay 1. GRHS: Team A: Lauren Jensen, Hailey Uhrig, Lilly Munoz,...

 

Trails Days set

This year’s ninth annual Trail Day celebration will be like none ever hosted in Sweetwater County before. Brenda Skorcz of the Sweetwater Mountain Bike Association, said the group is honoring Wyomin...

 

Wolves defeat RS Tuesday

After weather forced a postponement for a home series against Rock Springs, the Green River High School tennis team traveled to Natrona County to take on both Kelly Walsh and Natrona over the...

 

Wolves cross country host 1st meet

The Green River High School cross country team started its season with what could be one of the most difficult runs they will face this season. The team hosted its annual invite competition Friday,...

 

GR golfers struggle in Rock Springs

The Green River High School golf team opened their season in Rock Springs at a tournament that saw a lightning delay Thursday. According to Wyopreps.com, the girls took sixth place at 338, trailing behind invite winner Kelly Walsh, Natrona, Cheyenne...

 

Our View: Be responsible pet owners

Being a responsible pet owner in more than just loving an animal. It’s making sure all of their needs are met and sometimes this may mean making the tough decision to have your pet spayed or neutered. Most of the problems happening in communities...

 

A day at the horse races

Horse racing is something I’m not inherently accustomed to. I’ve heard stories about how great my grandfather was at picking a winning horse, though I’ve come to the realization that most of the...

 

Activities surround football scrimmage

When the Wolves play football at home, the action is never contained to the gridiron of Wolves Stadium. While the Wolves took to the field in a scrimmage including both the Mountain View Bison and...

 

Residents enjoy weekly rides

Each week, residents at the Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center and The Villa get into the Villa's van and take a trip. During the summer months, the residents enjoy riding in the Villa's...

 

Barbershop quartet to perform

A group of four singers are going to perform "Forever Plaid" in front of a live audience this week. "Forever Plaid" is one of the most popular and successful musicals in recent history. The show is...

 

Resident ready for a kidney transplant

The day he was born, his parents knew he had a 50/50 chance of getting the disease.  Jesse Laughter, a lifelong Green River resident, always knew he had a chance of getting polycystic kidney...

 

United Way receives huge donation from Genesis Alkali Supports

Together, employees of Genesis Alkali and United Steelworkers Local 13214 raised $107,010 during their United Way of Southwest Wyoming workplace campaign for local community programs. The employee...

 

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