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Articles from the September 16, 2021 edition

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Sweetwater GOP opposes tax proposal

A general purpose tax initiative being voted on in November has garnered opposition from the Sweetwater GOP as government leaders grapple with how they can inform county residents about how it will...

 

9/11 events commemorate lives lost

On the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Sweetwater County came together to honor and remember those who lost their lives.  On Saturday morning, the Rock Springs Fire Department hosted...

 

Mack (Makayla) Anne Kramer

Mack (Makayla) Anne Kramer passed away Sept. 7, 2021 in Laramie. Mack was born to Richard and Marlene Kramer in Rock Springs on June 12, 2002. Mack attended schools in Rock Springs starting with...

 

Katie Lorraine Wells

Katie Lorraine Wells, 36, passed away on September 10, 2021 at the George E. Wahlen Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center. She was born on October 15, 1984 in Rock Springs, Wyoming, the...

 

Miles King Walker

Miles King Walker, 61, passed away August 23, 2021 in Green River, Wyoming. He was born, November 5, 1959, in Ogden, Utah; the son of Alfred King Walker and Betty Lucille Snowden. The only son, in...

 

Janis Faye Collins-Hutton

Janis Faye Collins-Hutton, 67, passed away on Monday, September 13, 2021 at her daughter's home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She is a lifelong resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was born on September...

 

Dale R. Remine Jr.

Dale R. Remine Jr., 35, passed away on Sunday, September 5, 2021 at his home in Green River, Wyoming. He was a resident of Green River for the past two years and former resident of Utah. He was born...

 

Green River Police Department reports for Sept. 7-12

Green River Police Department reports for Sept. 7 At 12:30 p.m., officers responded to a report of an abandoned vehicle on West Teton Boulevard. Officers contacted the owner and arrangements were made to have the vehicle moved. Officers completed a...

 

The West is burning and politics are fanning the flames

As smoke from summer Western wildfires spreads all the way to Maine, the entire country finally realizes what the West has long known: America’s forest-management policies are not working. This record-breaking fire season has seen more than 5...

 

GHSC hopes to balance safety and staying open 

As cases of COVID-19 continue to rise throughout Sweetwater County, Golden Hour Senior Center is working to both keep people safe and continue to offer meals and activities.  Although the senior...

 

Traveling Smithsonian exhibit makes first stop in Green River

A traveling exhibit about rural towns is making its first stop in Wyoming at the Green River Visitors Center. “Crossroads: Change in Rural America” was installed at the visitors center last week...

 

Healthy Wyoming hosts candlelight vigil Friday evening

Local members of Healthy Wyoming will host a candlelight vigil in Rock Springs next week to honor and remember our neighbors who have died and who are suffering because they cannot afford healthcare. The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. Friday at...

 

Blake named labor leader of 2020

Stan Blake was chosen to receive the Labor Leader of the Year award at the Wyoming State AFL-CIO convention last weekend.  The AFL-CIO (American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial... Full story

 

Lucinda (Cindi) Ann Holcomb

Lucinda (Cindi) Ann Holcomb, 63, of Eagle, Colorado succumbed to her three-year battle with cancer on the evening of Aug. 25, surrounded by her family and loved ones. Cindi grew up in Green River,...

 

Susan "Sue" Lee (Randolph) Heslep

Susan "Sue" Lee (Randolph) Heslep passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on September 4, 2021 at Campbell County Memorial Hospital in Gillette, Wyoming at age 75. Sue was born in Lander,...

 

Golfers maintain lead heading to state

The Green River High School golf team is headed to the state tournament next weekend after a strong season, with the girls leading the way. The girls team has won all but one tournament this season....

 

Swimmers off to a strong start

The Green River High School girls swim team has started their season with multiple wins, taking first place at their home meet and beating Lander in a duel meet last weekend. Green River girls came in first in seven out of nine individual events....

 

Tennis team grows as season nears its end

The high school tennis season is winding down in Wyoming as the Wolves prepare for Regionals in Cheyenne this weekend. Since the start of the year, the Wolves coaching staff have worked to improve...

 

Volleyball takes loss from Lady Tigers

The Lady Wolves ended Thursday night with a loss from their rivals, the Lady Tigers from Rock Springs. The match consisted of four sets, with the Lady Tigers winning the first 25-21, the Lady Wolves taking the second 25-22 and the Lady Tigers...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    September 16, 2021

Wolves lose heartbreaker in Buffalo

The Green River Wolves took the long bus ride north Friday to take on the 1-0 Buffalo Bison. Learning from their defeat in Lander, theWolves showed significant improvement from the previous week with 316 yards of total offense, 261 yards of which...

 

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