Articles from the September 8, 2022 edition

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Headed for bigger and better

Spencer Riggs, the general manager of Little America, hopes to reassure the people he's heard express concern over the future of the travel station. When the restaurant had to close, people asked...


Nonprofit scrutiny

Amid the Rock Springs Young at Heart’s ongoing lawsuit to recover more than $1 million it claimed its former executive director embezzled from the organization, Sweetwater County Commissioner Roy Lloyd said the county should exercise greater...


Isiah Matthew Sanchez

Isiah Matthew Sanchez, 19, of Green River, passed away peacefully at home on August 26.  He was born on April 2, 2003 in Taos, New Mexico, the son of Michelle Rose Sanchez.  Isiah attended school... Full story


David Allan Snyder

David Allan Snyder, 40, passed away on Wednesday, August 24, 2024 at his home in Granger, Wyoming. He was a resident of Granger for two years and former resident of Boulder, Montana. Mr. Snyder was... Full story


Delores Prime

Delores Prime, 82, passed away Tuesday, August 29, 2022 at her home in Green River, Wyoming. She as a life-long resident of Wyoming. She was born on June 12, 1940 in Green River, Wyoming; the... Full story


Ken Ringdahl

Ken Ringdahl, 82, passed away August 26th, 2022, due to injuries sustained in a vehicular accident in Oklahoma. He was born August 5th, 1940, in Rock Springs, Wyoming. The son of John Alexander... Full story


Oreste "Rusty/Junior" Frazzini Jr.

Oreste "Rusty/Junior" Frazzini Jr., 88, passed away at home in Sun City West, Arizona on March 6, 2022. Rusty was a resident of Sun City West, Arizona for 32 years, and former resident of Salt Lake... Full story


Bernice Caroline Mae Shuster

Bernice Caroline Mae Shuster, 78, passed away on Friday, September 2, 2022 at her home in Rock Springs, Wyoming, She was a resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming for 30 years and former resident of Green... Full story


Robert Thomas (Robb) Kumer

Robert Thomas (Robb) Kumer, 53, passed away September 3, 2022 at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was born on July 19, 1969 in Rock Springs, the son of Clark Kumer and Nancy Miller Moon. Robb... Full story


Green River Police Department reports for Aug. 26 - 30

Green River Police Department reports for Aug. 26 At 9:19 a.m., the Community Service Officer observed a property on Monroe Avenue in violation of City ordinance for excessive weeds. Officers met with the owner of the property, advised of the... Full story


Struggling together, hoping together

Everyone experiences loss at some point in their life. The grief that accompanies loss is often life-changing, and many people can struggle with knowing how to move forward. The Grief Recovery Method...


Thompsons celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Beth and Terry Thompson of Green River are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. The Thompsons were married September 9, 1972. "We are so happy for you both," their family said. "You are... Full story


Shafe announces Western Board of Trustees candidacy

I would like to announce my candidacy for Western Wyoming Community College’s Board of Trustees. As a graduate of Western and former employee of the institution I have a comprehensive understanding of how much our college means to this community.... Full story

 By Steve Core    People    September 8, 2022

Green River Fire Department to host September 11 Memorial Walk

Green River Fire Department will be hosting a 9/11 Memorial Walk on September 11. The walk will take place beginning at Fire Station Two, 500 Shoshone Ave. The walk will begin by walking up Shoshone Avenue to Uinta, then turn right at Uinta to... Full story

 By Pete Rust    Sports    September 8, 2022

Wolves take on strong Lander team

This past Friday the Green River Wolves hosted the 1-0 Lander Tigers who were fresh off a 54- 0 home win over Pinedale. The Tigers kicked to the Wolves with the ball going deep out of the end zone, pr...


Green River dominates swim meet

The Lady Wolves swim team had a very exciting weekend of competition. The ladies came out on top and dominated the Green River Invite which took place Friday and Saturday at the Aquatic Center in...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    September 8, 2022

Tennis teams take on opponents at home

The boys and girls tennis teams took on the visiting Rawlins Outlaws team at the Green River High School courts this past Thursday. The young girls team continued to improve as they defeated Rawlins 3-2, while the senior-dominated boys team continued...


Golf team continues to improve

“The Lander Invite proved to be another great tournament for GRHS Golf,” Assistant Coach Danielle Salas said.  Green River once again had three boys in the top 20. Sophomore Kaleb Gunter came in...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    September 8, 2022

Cross country team gains experience

Green River’s girls and boys cross country teams traveled this past weekend to Soda Springs, Idaho for a huge cross country regional meet with 40 schools and over 300 competitors from Southwest Wyoming, Idaho and Utah. This meet included some of...


Volleyball team takes home some wins

The Green River High School volleyball team headed to Evanston last week to take part in the Evanston Border Wars Tournament, with teams from Wyoming facing teams from Idaho and Utah. Competing both Friday and Saturday, the Lady Wolves won four... Full story


ExxonMobil to store CO2 on BLM lands in Wyoming

ExxonMobil has received a federal permit to inject CO2 for permanent underground storage below public Bureau of Land Management property in southwest Wyoming. The company will inject up to 60 million cubic feet of CO2 per day from its Shute Creek...

 By Hannah Black    News    September 8, 2022

Trooper's case gets special prosecutors

CHEYENNE - Prosecutors from the Sweetwater County and Prosecuting Attorney's Office will handle a criminal case against a Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper. County and Prosecuting Attorney Daniel E....

 By Mark Davis    News    September 8, 2022

Powell resident aims to help those suffering from mental illness

POWELL- The family of Thomas "TG" Howard wanted to make sure they didn't hide his mental illness and depression, listing it as his cause of death in his obituaries. It was important to find a positive...

 By Ellen Gerst    News    September 8, 2022

Former Wyoming prisoner releases critical thinking book

CASPER —Two years ago, Jon Guy was in prison, serving 17 years for a 2004 stabbing in Laramie. On Friday, he was headed to a signing for his first book, released this week. The book, “Think Straight,” is a self-proclaimed “owner’s manual...


Happy to return to Middle Earth

I grew up in Middle Earth. Granted, my first journey there was when I was five, and Gollum in the animated 1977 “Hobbit” film scared me so bad I couldn’t watch anything remotely strange or... Full story


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