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Group urges city to ditch gas chamber

Claiming euthanasia by gas chamber to be inhumane, a group opposing the use of gas chambers in Wyoming wants the city to move away from euthanizing animals at its animal shelter in this manner. A...

 

Wyoming's last underground coal mine closes in November

With additional reporting from the Casper Star-Tribune via the Wyoming News Exchange A letter from Bridger Coal Company to Rock Springs Mayor Tim Kaumo signals the end of underground coal mining in Wyoming. Dated Sept. 3, the letter notifies the mayo...

 

Absentee tax ballots mailed

Absentee ballots for the general purpose tax election have been sent out, asking county residents if they would support an additional penny of sales tax to fund public safety funding and economic deve...

 

George Fech

George Fech, 90, passed away on Monday, September 20, 2021 at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, Wyoming. He died following a sudden illness. He was a lifelong resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming....

 

Helen Clary Michie

Helen Clary Michie, 48, passed away September 11, 2021 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She died following a lengthy courageous battle with cancer and pneumonia...

 

Robert Bettolo

Robert Bettolo, 87, of Rock Springs, Wyoming passed away on Monday, April 6, 2020 at his home. A longtime resident of Rock Springs and former resident of Superior, Mr. Bettolo died following a...

 

Eddie Lopez

Eddie Lopez saddled up for his last ride September 12, 2021 surrounded by his family. God Broke the mold when Eddie was born to the late Ernesto and Emily Medina Lopez on October 17, 1943 in Ranchos...

 

Marjorie Penner

Marjorie Penner, 94, passed away peaceful, September 17, surrounded by her family. Margie was known as a devoted, happy and helpful friend, wife, mother and grandmother. All who knew her will...

 

Cindi Morgan

Cindi Morgan, 49, passed away Thursday, September 16, 2021 at her home. She was a life-long resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming. Ms. Morgan died suddenly on her birthday. She was born September 16,...

 

Robin Denise Kizzire

Robin Denise Kizzire, who said she was 19 for as long as we can remember, passed away on September 17, 2021. Robin was born on the Air Force Base in Roswell, New Mexico on May 21st, 1966, to Breco...

 

Our View: It's time to mask up across Green River's schools

The best time for a mask mandate within Green River’s schools was a month ago. The second-best time is now. As Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County continues to deal with waves of COVID-19-infected people seeking treatment, it’s no secret the...

 

Green River Police Department reports for Sept. 12-20

Green River Police Department reports for Sept. 12 At 1:38 p.m., officers responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision at the Green River Recreation Center. It was reported one vehicle was parked facing north in the first parking aisle and a...

 

A Marine's homecoming

The Green River Police Department has a Marine joining their ranks. Monday, new recruit Jennie Kordus received her badge and was welcomed into the fold. A 2013 graduate of Green River High School,...

 

Western combats COVID-19 with mask order, clinics

Since starting the fall semester, Western Wyoming Community College has made efforts to hold a mostly-normal semester while responding to the rising numbers of COVID-19 in the community and...

 

Rock garden offers a retreat for resident

If you drive up to Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center and the Villa, a small patch of trees at the front of the parking lot might draw your attention. You might notice the eclectic lawn ornaments,... Full story

 

Local attorneys elected to state bar

Two local attorneys were recently voted to the Wyoming State Bar. Chief Deputy County Attorney Teresa Thybo was elected to become the vice president of the organization while Jason Petri was elected to be a commissioner representing the Third...

 

Swimmers win Rock Springs and home invites

Rock Springs Invite (Sept. 17) Overall scores 1. Green River: 389 2. Rock Springs: 360 3. Rawlins: 199 4. Kemmerer: 149 5. Natrona County: 71 Women 200 Yard Medley Relay 2. GRHS A, 2:04.18 3. GRHS B, 2:16.56 8. GRHS C, 2:32.19 9. GRHS D, 2:36.44...

 

Tennis team earns medals at Regional tourney

The South Regional Conference Tournament for tennis saw Green River’s players show off how good they are. The boys won the tournament with a score of 53, edging out second-place Laramie’s score...

 

Girls golf takes second place at State

After a strong season, the Green River High School golf team came away from the 3A State Championship in Lander last weekend with a very strong showing. Three All-State golfers among the girls were...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    September 23, 2021

Wolves take loss after offensive battle

Green River hosted the Worland Warriors on Hall of Fame night before a large home crowd, but were unable to secure a win in the high-scoring game. The Warriors came into Wolves Stadium with the larges...

 

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