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Articles from the September 21, 2016 edition

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Charges filed in 1977 murder

A murder investigation dating back to 1982 has finally resulted in criminal charges filed after Sweetwater County investigators found evidence linking a serial killer from California to the crime....

 

Green River fight involved brass knuckles

A man accused of using brass knuckles to hurt another man pleaded not guilty to two felony charges. Joshua S. Moody, 31, of Green River appeared in the Third District Court of Judge Richard Lavery...

 

Director seeks work on museum, tipple

The pillars and windows at the Sweetwater County Historical Museum will be the focus of some renovation work in the future. The glaze used on the building’s windows was damaged as a result of the...

 

Linda Irene Haselhuhn

A Celebration of Life for Linda Irene Haselhuhn will take place Oct. 1, 2016 at 1 p.m. at the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Green River. Haselhuhn passed away July 18, 2016. She had one older brother,... Full story

 

GR needs another grocery store

We realize we might be beating a dead horse with this, but think about another grocery store in Green River. Yes, that survey conducted by the now-defunct Sweetwater Economic Development Agency argued Green River could not support another grocery...

 

Grouse management gives westerners what they want

One year ago this month, the Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell stood on a stage flanked by Republican Governor Matt Mead of Wyoming and Democratic Governor Steve Bullock of Montana. They were joined by ranchers, conservationists and other...

 

Notes from Town Square: City building permits through the roof

June 12 seemed like just another early summer Sunday. At least, until 3:45 p.m. when a damaging hail storm passed through. In addition to the piles of hail and leaf covered streets the storm left in its path, it also left behind damaged roofs, siding...

 

Facebook: Friend or foe?

I, like millions of other people, have a Facebook account. I don’t use it all the time; and when I am on vacation I don’t even bother looking at it. I am not one of those people who are...

 

Is the government against you?

Recently I attended a meeting with the Bureau of Land Management on a proposed drill site in Fremont County. The proposed unit and resulting test well have been in the planning stage for many years and hundreds of thousands of dollars have been...

 

Obesity rates still higher than 1990

Is the message that the nation is getting too fat beginning to sink in? The answer is “yes but,” says the Trust for America’s Health, a nonprofit, non-partisan group that aims to protect the health of communities and make disease prevention a...

 

Swimmers take 2nd at invite meet

Green River High School's girls swimming team continues to work hard in the pool, gearing up for regionals at home Oct. 13-14. The girls hosted the Green River Invite Saturday, which attracted...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    September 21, 2016

Wolves football remains undefeated, now 3-0

The Wolves’ depth showed through once more as they came up against a tough Torrington team with less than 20 players on their football team. But with one of Wyoming’s most dominating linemen, finishing the game 28-14, and earning another win. Tor... Full story

 

Lady Wolves drop two in Natrona County

The Green River Lady Wolves volleyball team took on two of the toughest teams in the 4A conference and lost to both teams. Head coach Rikki Shantz said she knew they would have their work cut out for...

 

Vickie Lee Blalock

Vickie Lee Blalock, 63, of Rock Springs, passed away at her home Sept. 11, 2016.  A longtime resident of Rock Springs, Blalock died following a battle with cancer.  She was born on Oct. 2, 1952, in... Full story

 

Joyce Virginia Patterson

Joyce Virginia Patterson, 63, of Green River passed away at her home on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. A lifetime resident of Green River, Patterson died following a lengthy battle with cancer.   She was... Full story

 

Dennis Carl Seyersdahl

Dennis Carl Seyersdahl, 59, of Green River, passed away peacefully at the home of his mother in Green River after a lengthy illness. He was born Jan. 3, 1957, in Rock Springs, the son of Chris A.... Full story

 

John Lawrence Tollefson

John Lawrence Tollefson passed away Sept. 15, 2016, after a brief illness, surrounded by his loving children. Tollefson was born Feb. 22, 1945, in Santa Monica, Calif., to Larry and Florie Tollefson.... Full story

 

Chuck Charles Erwin Jones

Chuck Charles Erwin Jones died April 6, 2016, in Washington. A memorial service will take place Saturday, starting at 5 p.m at the Green River Eagles, at 88 North 2nd East Street. Born July 1, 1938,...

 

Library hosts GR Lego club

Legos, those ubiquitous Danish building blocks, have long been a popular toy line for children and teens who enjoy building whatever they imagine. The Sweetwater County Library, looking to help foster...

 

Many attend senior center's Hoedown

Friday evening, seniors were busy dancing, listening to music, getting their photos taken or playing bingo. All of these activities were part of the Golden Hour Senior Center's Hoedown event....

 

New activities coordinator hired

Seniors may have noticed a new face at the Golden Hour Senior Center. Summer Holdsworth took over the position as marketing and activities coordinator at GHSC about a month and a half ago. Prior to mo...

 

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