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Former chief pleas guilty

Staff Report Mike Nomis, the former Green River Fire Chief, admitted to taking money from the fire department’s foundation last week during a change of plea hearing. Nomis originally plead not guilty to charges of felony theft and misdemeanor wrong...

 

Green River cleans up

Days after a storm some are dubbing the "Wyocane" hit Green River, people were still cleaning up. Trucks with loads of branches and trees could be seen arriving and leaving the city's rodeo grounds pa...

 

Attorney's office seeks judicial disqualification

The Sweetwater County Attorney’s Office is attempting to have a district court judge disqualified from a hearing for allegedly having prejudicial opinions about the case. A motion filed by...

 

Lois M. McCall

Lois M. McCall, 99, passed away Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at Mission at Castle Rock in Green River, Wyoming. She was a resident of Green River for 24 years and is a former resident of Oklahoma...

 

Dorothy A. Finch

Dorothy A. Finch, 73, passed away peacefully in her sleep, Tuesday, September 8, 2020. She was a lifelong resident of Green River. Dorothy was born on October 7, 1946 in Rock Springs, Wyoming; the...

 

Jacob C. Sanchez

Jacob C. Sanchez, 88, passed away Friday, September 11, 2020 at Mission at Castle Rock in Green River, Wyoming. He was a long-time resident of Green River and a former resident of Taos, New Mexico. Mr...

 

Our view: It's time to support Golden Hour Senior Center

Golden Hour Senior Center offers a lot of good to Green River. Many may only be aware of the center through the baked goods it sells during the Green River Farmers Market or as the place grandma and grandpa go to have lunch and socialize with their...

 

Wyoming politicians wants state to have its cake and eat it too

I’m a lifelong resident of Wyoming and the older I get; the more certain inconsistencies seem to become evident. For example, local and state leaders often talk about the need to diversify the...

 

The PPP empowered Wyoming businesses

Small business owners are some of the strongest, most resilient people you will ever meet. They know what it’s like to take risks, work hard, make tough decisions, and turn a profit to benefit their community. The last few months have been arduous... Full story

 
 By Lu Sweet    Opinion    September 16, 2020

Lifelong Learning: Facing it

As we are forced to air high-five and elbow bump instead of hug or shake hands right now, in the FACE of Covid, I think it’s important to note several other very important things we are FACING. The face is a very important tool we all have. We use...

 

Tennis teams dominate 2 schools in Cheyenne

The Green River High School tennis teams saw continued success during a trip to Cheyenne over the weekend. Both the boys and girls were undefeated after matches against Cheyenne South and only dropped one match against East. Central proved to be a...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    September 16, 2020

Wolves earn 8-6 win Friday

This past Friday the Wolves (0-1) took on the Buffalo Bison, who had not played a game due to their first game being canceled by COVID-19 concerns. Buffalo is returning to the 3A conference for...

 

GRHS swim results

Green River at Evanston Dual Team scores Green River 136 Evanston 50 200-yard medley relay 1. GRHS A (Lauren Jensen, Hailey Uhrig, Lilly Munoz, Amaya Spartz) 2:03.19 2. GRHS B (Courtney Clark, Brianna Uhrig, Madison Moffat, Ivory Neher) 2:11.17...

 

Looming cuts threaten senior services

Having already taken a 5% cut in funding from the county and the loss of a state-funded program, further cuts to Golden Hour Senior Center's budget may impact services and its operating hours. Jackie...

 

MHSC employee tests positive for COVID-19

Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County was notified Wednesday morning that one of its employees has tested positive for COVID-19. Sweetwater County Public Health confirmed the employee’s PCR test was positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes t...

 

Hospital offers Nitrous Oxide for labor pains

Laboring mothers now have the option of using nitrous oxide to ease pain and anxiety when giving birth at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County’s Labor and Delivery Unit. “We are proud to be one of only three hospitals in Wyoming to offer this...

 

State may ease liquor restrictions

CASPER — Wyoming lawmakers are considering allowing the shipment of Wyoming-made liquor across state lines as a part of a package of bills allowing greater flexibility for the state’s small distillers amid mounting economic challenges brought on...

 

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