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Daughter saves mother's life

A daughter’s quick thinking is credited with saving her mother’s life Aug. 31. What started as a normal morning for Robyn Stoeger and her daughter CeAnna Sadberry became terrifying after a...

 

New signs will aid city visitors

During the past couple of weeks, about 39 new informational signs have been strategically placed throughout the city. Project engineer Holden Wright said 22 large, metal signs at 5-feet wide by...

 

Firefighters kill early morning fire Tuesday

An early morning house fire Tuesday was extinguished by the Green River Fire Department, containing it before it could cause serious damage to the home. At about 1:20 a.m., firefighters arrived to...

 

Truck knocks down power pole

An unoccupied truck that rolled down a hill and into a power pole caused a power outage Thursday around noon. According to Luke Benson, Green River Police detective and public relations specialist,...

 

Kenneth LeRoy Ockerman

Kenneth LeRoy Ockerman, 90, of Rock Springs, passed away Sept. 2, 2016 at his home. A longtime resident of Rock Springs, and former resident of Utah, Ockerman died following a lengthy illness.  He... Full story

 

Agnes M. Okano

Agnes M. Okano, 83, of Salt Lake City, passed away Aug. 16, 2016 at her home where she resided for the past year. She was a former longtime resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming and died following a... Full story

 

Anthony "Tony" Ray Wozniak

Anthony "Tony" Ray Wozniak passed away peacefully, in his sleep Sept. 7, 2016. He was born Aug. 2, 1975. He was employed by Imerys Perlite. He was an avid Bronco's fan. He loved video games. He spent... Full story

 

Our View: 15 years later, we can do better

Without a doubt, the events of Sept. 11, 2001, will forever live with the people who experienced them or watched the tragedy unfold live on TV. Some may have been students walking into class when the events took place while others may have been...

 

Another year of germs starts with the kids

And so it begins. Another school year, another year of sick kids. This was the thought I had the minute my youngest son, John, 4, said he wasn’t feeling well. I had just returned home; and he was...

 

A new hair, nail salon comes to the city

We’ve got a new business downtown. Pyper Jeans Hair and Nail Salon is a cozy little shop that joined us in June at 551 E. Flaming Gorge Way. Yvette Portillo, shop owner, was raised in Green River and says it is definitely home to her. She feels...

 

Canadian food, bite by bite

Usually, when Stephanie Thompson or I sit down to write a food column, the idea is to share a recipe we enjoy, or in the case of my switchel column, the result of a sleepless night spent on Youtube....

 

The caveman and the bobcat

I sometimes camp under rock overhangs of about 5-50 feet deep, and a few to several feet high and wide. Here I’ll just call them caves. In the summertime I don’t generally camp in them, because there are too many critters like snakes and...

 

Senator discusses climate and guns

By John Barrasso, M.D. U.S. Senator With Congress out of session in August, I traveled around the state extensively and visited with folks in communities across Wyoming. I also fought harmful new Obama administration executive actions on carbon-based...

 

Toddlers learn at GR library

Toddlers in Green River started by shaking their sillies out and ended with their parents reading to them and matching animal cards. The Sweetwater County Library hosts is weekly Toddler Times...

 

Residents complete fall project

Friday morning, a few Mission at Castle Rock residents were busy working on a patchwork project. During this session of Crafts with Kathy Elliott, residents laid 3-inch to 4-inch pieces of precut...

 

Food bank prepares for winter 

Grants, community support and volunteers keep the Sweetwater County Food Bank going. Recently, the Food Bank, which operates Green River and Rock Springs locations, received a $60,000 grant from...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    September 14, 2016

Green River dominates Outlaws 52-12

A packed house of mostly, the hometown, Green River Wolves supporters came out to be entertained by some good high school football and the Wolves did not disappoint with a dominating performance on both sides of the ball. The Rawlins Outlaws started...

 

Tennis teams have victorious weekend

The Green River High School Boys and Girls Tennis teams walked off the court with three wins, setting them up for one more week of conference play before competing in regionals. The team took on...

 

Lady Wolves earn 2 conference wins in Rock Springs, Jackson

The Green River Lady Wolves volleyball team took on their biggest rivals and a new team they have never played before and still walked away with two conference wins. During the Rock Springs game...

 

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