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Project would drain Fontenelle

A proposal from Gov. Matt Mead’s office would result in access to more water in the Fontenelle Reservoir, but requires the reservoir to be drained during construction. Representatives from the...

 

Tripletts set for sentence hearings

A couple who pleaded no contest to charges related to the death of their infant have both been scheduled for sentencing hearings. It’s been more than two years since the death of the infant, but...

 

Lessons learned during threat

For Donna Little-Kaumo, Thursday presented her with something she hadn’t faced during her 10 years in Green River. Thursday morning, the state received an email detailing a wide-reaching bomb...

 

Pressure cooker stops traffic on I-80

Bomb technicians from the Sweetwater Bomb Squad dealt with what was suspected to be a pressure-cooker bomb on Interstate 80 Monday. The pressure cooker ultimately was found not to be a bomb. Sweetwater County Sheriff Mike Lowell said the Wyoming...

 

John Michael Iribarren

John Michael Iribarren passed away at his home in Apple Valley, Utah, Sept. 22, 2016, after a courageous battle with cancer. His family, Marcy, AJ, Jocelyn, and Jude were by his side. John was born in Rock Springs, July 13, 1955, the son of John Pete... Full story

 

Valle "Merle" Butler

Valle "Merle" Butler, 95, of Moscow, Idaho, died Sept. 15, 2016, at Good Samaritan Moscow Village. Merle was born June 19, 1921, in St. Louis, Mo., to Harry and Grace McMillen Johnson. She moved to... Full story

 

Francisco "Pancho" "Panchito" Grimaldo

Francisco "Pancho" "Panchito" Grimaldo, 70, of Green River passed away peacefully Sept. 25, 2016, with his wife by his side at University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City. He was born June 7,... Full story

 

Benjamin "Gayle" Seals

Benjamin "Gayle" Seals, 75, of Rock Springs, passed away Sept. 19, 2016. Garyle was born in Lander Dec. 8, 1940. He graduated from Riverton High School in 1959 and continued on to receive a... Full story

 

Our view: Bomb threats cause too much concern

We realize safety is a major concern, however that doesn’t mean we should shut everything down the moment a threatening email is received. We think cooler heads could have prevailed Thursday, especially when looking at the email from a logical pers...

 

Residents' insurance may go up next year

Recently I got a note from a reader of these columns who lives in Warren, Ohio. He had seen conflicting reports about next year’s insurance premiums. The man was skeptical of an article he had read, which reported that insurance premiums are...

 

Notes from Town Square: It's more than just being a volunteer

On Sept. 27, the City of Green River was the guest presenter for the Green River Chamber’s “Lunch and Learn” series they have each month.  This is the second time they presented the “State of the City,” for chamber members and guests, and...

 

Students help serve lunch at center

Last Thursday, Expedition Academy students learned the importance of community service by serving lunch at the Golden Hour Senior Center. At the AARP luncheon, students were busy setting up tables, se...

 

Many attend presentation on meds

Senior citizens attending the AARP luncheon focusing on medication were not disappointed with the speaker. Last Thursday, Renee Petty, a registered pharmacist with Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater Coun...

 

GR coach given highest honor

Thousands of students have learned how to hold their own ground in the art of public speaking and debate thanks to the help from this Green River coach. For more than a decade, Dan Parson has been...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    September 28, 2016

Streak continues after 14-0 win

On a miserable, windy and rain-soaked night, the Green River Wolves recorded their first shutout in 77 straight games to move their record to 4-0 and remain undefeated on the year against the always...

 

Boys tennis wins regionals in Cheyenne

The Green River High School ‘s tennis teams came back with great seeding in the upcoming state tournament, as well as a regional title. The boys won the regional title, edging out Cheyenne Central...

 

Volleyball team gains experience at invite tourney

The Green River Lady Wolves Volleyball team returned from the Casper Invitational with a little more experience under their belt. This past Friday and Saturday, the Lady Wolves played a few teams at the tournament. According to the Wyoming High Schoo...

 

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