Articles from the September 14, 2023 edition

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Connection and support

From making schedule changes to developing grant-funded programs, schools and groups within Sweetwater County School District No. 2 are focusing on creating connections and offering support for... Full story


RSPD responds to active shooter at restaurant

The Rock Springs Police Department responded to a call concerning an armed suspect and shots fired last Saturday. At approximately 12:40 p.m. on September 9, the RSPD was dispatched to Santa Fe Southwest Grill restaurant. “Dispatchers were... Full story


Walking to never forget 9/11

The Green River Fire Department hosted their annual "Never Forget" 9/11 Memorial Walk on Monday evening. The walk took place at 6:45 p.m., approximately 12 hours after the time of the attacks on... Full story


Books are only a problem if our kids can read

There has been a major dust-up over the past year or so about the materials available to our children in our school libraries and even our county libraries. While I do not condone or believe that our school libraries are an appropriate place for...


Green River Police Department reports for Aug. 30 - Sept. 5

Aug. 30 At 4:33 p.m., officers responded to Smiths at 905 Bridger Drive for a report of a two-vehicle collision. It was reported both vehicles were backing out at the same time and collided. Officers met with the drivers and completed an incident... Full story


GR native joins Desert View Eye Care

A Green River native who set his sights on home again is now ready to help the community with their sight. Dr. Amasa Mecham has joined Dr. Jeffrey Wilson's team at Desert View Eye Care and will be bri...


Library System welcomes new White Mountain Library Manager

The White Mountain Library is seeing some changes with a new Library Manager. Long time staff member Sherri Angelovic has been named Library Manager at the White Mountain Library. Angelovic has... Full story


Sweetwater County Birth Announcements

Brent Stewart and Sydney Jenkins of Rock Springs welcomed their daughter Evie Rayne Stewart on August 12. Austin Olson and Kasey Crofutt of Green River welcomed their son Andrew Michael Olson on August 15. Andrew and Chayli Anderson of Green River we... Full story


Green River Golf team hosts 3A West Conference

The Green River High School Golf team hosted the 3A West Golf Conference Championship in Green River this past weekend.  The tournament kicked off with an opening ceremony that included the Green... Full story


Lady Wolves dual Lander, compete in Powell

The Green River Lady Wolves Swimming and Diving team traveled to Lander on Friday to dual against the Lander Tigers. Lander was the State Champion last year, beating Green River by 44 points, so it was very exciting to see how Green River would...


Cross Country team sees exciting wins

The Green River High School Cross Country team has been working hard on getting faster and has seen both some exciting wins and tough competition in the last few weeks. "The girls have been doing real...


Lady Wolves victorious against Rock Springs Tigers

The Lady Wolves took down the Rock Springs Tigers, winning three of the five games played on Thursday in Green River. All five of the games were intense and the scores were very close. In the first...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    September 14, 2023

Wolves hope to learn from mistakes after losing to Rawlins

Fresh off a first-game victory over Lander, the Green River Wolves hit the road for their second game of the season, taking on the Rawlins Outlaws this past Friday night. The game matched two teams with similar size and numbers, though Rawlins had a...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    September 14, 2023

Tennis faces multiple opponents during busy week

The Green River Girls and Boys Tennis teams had an extremely busy week this past week. They played Rock Springs at home Tuesday, traveled to Laramie Thursday to play Torrington, then came back to...


MHSC nurse receives national certification

Growing up in southwestern Wyoming among a wide variety of demanding industries led one of Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County's nurses to strive for national certification. Registered Nurse Robyn... Full story


Clinics have new practice coordinator

Relationships – with staff and patients – are the best part about working in a healthcare clinic, says Misty Cozad, the new Practice Coordinator for the Family Medicine, Occupational Medicine,... Full story


Dedication to care is recognized

A dedication to high-quality care earned Kara Jackson, Quality Director at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County, recognition as a finalist for the Norman S. Holt Award for Nursing Excellence during... Full story


MHSC receives UW Nursing award, hosted five UW BRAND students this past year

Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County recently was honored with the 2023-24 University of Wyoming Community Partner award from the Basic BSN and BRAND nursing programs of the UW Fay W. Whitney Schoo... Full story


Dixie Ann Ecker

Dixie was born October 6, 1941 in Laramie, Wyoming to Elizabeth Ann and Roscoe Richard (Dick) Allen. Dixie's stay in Laramie was a short one of only 10 days, however, much of her early years were... Full story


Flavia "Floyda" Pineda

Flavia "Floyda" Pineda, 95, passed away Monday, September 4, 2023 at Mission at Castle Rock in Green River, Wyoming. She was a resident of Reliance for the past 70 years and former resident of Taos,... Full story


Diana R. Lorentzen

Diana R. Lorentzen, 63, passed away Thursday, September 7, 2023 at her home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was a resident of Rock Springs for 26 years and a former resident of Winnemucca, Nevada. She... Full story


Wayne Doney

Wayne was born in Lewistown, MT. He was the second born son of Donald and Eileen Searby Doney, following his brother Alan Doney, the family moved to Butte, MT in 1951 and enlarged their family with... Full story


William "Bill" Callas Jr.

On September 7, 2023 our beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and great-great-grandfather William "Bill" Callas Jr. passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. He was... Full story


Lucas Jess Blackie

Lucas Jess Blackie, 44, passed away Thursday, September 7, 2023 at his home. He was a resident of Rock Springs for 44 years and former resident of Oklahoma. He died following a lengthy illness. He... Full story


Lucky Jim Parrish

Lucky Jim Parrish, 75, passed away Friday, September 8, 2023 at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a resident for 33 years and former resident of Hanna, Wyoming. Mr. Parrish was born September... Full story


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