Green River Star -

Articles from the September 12, 2019 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 24 of 24



Kids participate in bike rodeo

While mountain bikers hit the trails along the Wilkins Peak Trail System Saturday, a few children had a chance to participate in a bicycle rodeo at Scotts Bottom Nature Area. The Lil' Dirt Devil Bike...

 

Kidney donor ready for surgery

Deciding to donate a kidney wasn't a hard decision for one Green River woman. When Rachelle Morris found out her sister's friend Jesse Laughter may need a kidney transplant, she immediately said she...

 

Fantastic week for tennis teams

Visits to Rock Springs and Rawlins last week ended almost perfectly for the Green River High School tennis team. Between the two competitions, the Wolves only lost one match. The team sweep Rawlins...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    September 12, 2019

GRHS football season starts with close loss

The Green River Wolves football team started off the season with a close loss to Lander. Last Friday, Green River traveled to Lander to play its season opener and lost 10-7. After two running plays, the Wolves fumbled the ball on third down and gave...

 

New coach named for Lady Wolves soccer team

He may be the new head coach for the Lady Wolves Soccer team, but everyone associated with the program already knows him. Chris Nielsen was officially named the Green River High School Lady Wolves...

 

Swimmers take 1st at home meet

The Lady Wolves swim team took advantage of swimming at their home pool and came out on top of eight other teams attending their meet. On Friday and Saturday, the Green River High School Lady Wolves...

 

GRHS volleyball team picks up first win

It was another great learning experience for the Lady Wolves Volleyball team as they played several teams at a tournament this weekend. The Green River Lady Wolves traveled to Gillette to participate...

 

Golfers prepare for Jackson at Utah course

While the Green River High School golf team was scheduled to play in Riverton over the weekend, the team ended up preparing for this week’s competition in Jackson at Mountain Dell Golf Course in Uta...

 

GRHS runner takes 8th at Soda Springs invite

The Green River Cross Country team traveled to Soda Springs, Idaho, for the annual Cardinal Classic, which ended in one Lady Wolf taking a top 10 position at the meet. Madison Yoak took eighth in the...

 

Our View: No vaping allowed

We’re happy to see the Green River City Council take an interest in prohibiting public vaping. We understand vaping, like smoking, is a personal choice and don’t hold it against residents who chose to do so. However, when it comes to public...

 

Online school misconceptions put to rest

Dear Editor, There are so many misconceptions about online public schools. As a teacher at Wyoming Virtual Academy, I’ve seen the confusion some people have firsthand. As a new school year begins, I want to help explain the important roles these...

 
 By Lu Sweet    Opinion    September 12, 2019

Lifelong Learning: Stay in the Game

I was reading an editorial by Tom Salvino in the Subaru Drive magazine of all places. (Yes, we have a Subaru as our home.) His article is titled, “The Best Kind of Teacher.” In it, Salvino talks about how growing up, his grandfather seemed to...

 

Hubert Clinton Short

Hubert Clinton Short, 73, of Rock Springs,  passed away suddenly Sept. 2, 2019, at his home. Hubert was born Sept. 18, 1945, in Leavenworth, Kan., the son of John Franklin Short and Florene Thelma...

 

JoAnna Lee Martin

JoAnna Lee Martin, 74, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, at Laramie Hospice House in Laramie. She was a life-long resident Wyoming. JoAnna was born Aug. 2, 1945, in Rock Springs; the daughter of...

 

Mark Gordon Johnson

Mark Gordon Johnson, 69, passed away Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, at his home. He was a resident of Green River for the past 28 years and former resident of Vernal and Spanish Fork, Utah. He was born Aug....

 

Janet Irwin

Janet Irwin, 86, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, at The Villa at Castle Rock in Green River. She was a lifelong resident of Wyoming. Janet was born May 17, 1933, in Casper; the daughter of...

 

Verlee L. Shaw

Verlee L. Shaw, 92, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at her home in Green River surrounded by her family. She was a life-long resident of Rock Springs and Green River. Verlee was born Dec. 31,...

 

Boots used as weapon

A man accused of strangling his girlfriend and then kicking her in the face with a steal-toed boot claims he’s innocent. Jeramia Rael, 40, of Green River, pleaded not guilty at an arraignment in the...

 

Council approves big loan application

A $27.6 million loan application for the construction of a replacement Wastewater Treatment Plant facility was approved by the Green River City Council last week. The loan request will be made though...

 

Vaping on Green River City Council's radar

Discussion near the end of the Green River City Council meeting last week indicates the Council is willing to examine if vaping should be included on the city's smoking ordinance. During the Council c...

 

Food makes money

Sweetwater County School District No.2’s summer food program served up thousands of meals and brought some revenue to the district as well. Nutrition Services Director Leah Kenison told the...

 

Missing kayaker rescued

An overdue kayaker was rescued after not showing up to a meeting spot with his traveling companion Saturday. According to a release form the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office, emergency responders were notified after the kayaker, later identified...

 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019