Articles from the September 29, 2022 edition

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Local carbon capture project expects to be world's largest

Sweetwater County is slated to become home to the world’s largest atmospheric carbon removal project within eight years, though the two companies planning the project, dubbed Project Bison, aren’t yet publicizing exactly where it will be located....

 By LENA WARREN    News    September 29, 2022

Bring on the Pink! It's time to paint our town pink

Bring on the pink! It’s time to paint our towns. Sweetwater Regional Cancer Center staff would like to invite the community to help kick off Paint the Town Pink as we proclaim October Breast Cancer...


Fire on Cumorah Way under investigation

At approximately 4:52 pm on Monday, September 26, the Green River Fire Department, along with the Green River Police Department and Castle Rock Ambulance were dispatched to a report of a grass fire...


Sleeping on the roof, encouraging summer reading

Last Thursday night, anyone driving by Harrison Elementary School might have noticed a tent on the roof. Anyone who stopped had the chance to wave to Harrison Principal Steven Lake as he made himself...

 By TOM DROEGE    News    September 29, 2022

Wyoming Hydrogen Hub Gaining Momentum

With the slightest hint of winter in the air, representatives from industry, academia and government came together in Sweetwater County on a recent September afternoon to commemorate the state's long...


Governor appoints Schoenfeld Wy Innovation Partnership Executive Director

Governor Mark Gordon has announced Lauren Schoenfeld has been selected to serve as the Wyoming Innovation Partnership (WIP) Executive Director.    Governor Gordon launched WIP to develop a...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    September 29, 2022

Homecoming Game

After what was reported in pregame as one of their best weeks of practice, the Wolves took on the always tough Powell Panthers for the Wolves Homecoming game. The Wolves returned to opening kick off...


Lady Wolves make another big splash

Head Coach Colleen Seiloff said the swim meet in Green River last Thursday went very well and they won the meet against Lander and Evanston. She said they traveled to Evanston on Saturday and also...


Volleyball wins Evanston and keeps improving

The Green River Wolves Volleyball team traveled to Evanston and won 3 of the 4 games on Thursday, September 22. Coach Jessica Demaret feels the girls came out against Evanston ready to play and were...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    September 29, 2022

Cross Country girls take home first place at Saratoga

This past Friday the Green River High School’s Boys and Girls Cross Country Teams traveled to Saratoga. They competed in the Shanna Ward Memorial Invitational Cross Country meet at the Saratoga Inn Golf Course against teams from Burns/Pine Bluffs,...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    September 29, 2022

Boys and Girls Tennis team ends season at State

The Green River Wolves Girls and Boys tennis teams traveled to Gillette last week for the three day State Tennis Tournament to conclude their fall season. There were three days of play Thursday throug...

 By JOE BARBUTO    News    September 29, 2022

Vehicle registration renewal cards get update

Individuals who register their vehicles in Sweetwater County will see changes to the registration renewal cards they receive in the mail. Cards will now include an iOS and Android compatible QR code that will take the user directly to the renewal...


Governor Appoints James Kaste to be a District Court Judge for the Third Judicial District

Governor Mark Gordon has appointed James Kaste to be a District Court Judge for the Third Judicial District serving Lincoln, Sweetwater and Uinta Counties. Kaste’s  appointment fills a new vacancy created by the addition of a fourth District...


Game and Fish seeks information on deer illegally shot in GR

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking information on a mule deer that was illegally shot in the city of Green River.    The buck deer was found injured by elementary school students on Sept. 15 in the vicinity of Arkansas and Alabama...


Game and Fish taking measures against zebra mussels

BUFFALO — Wyoming Game and Fish Department officials are increasingly concerned about the discovery of adult zebra mussels in Pactola Reservoir, a body of water just 20 air miles away from the state line in South Dakota’s Black Hills. To...


Cokeville Miracle remembered

Dear Editor, There is much about Wyoming that our visitors adore. Lots of room, peace and quiet - good neighbors and a great heritage. We’re the smallest state in the union - but a state of solid citizens. One of the most significant ingredients in...


Police Reports for September 16 through 22

Green River Police Department reports for Sept. 16 At 11:33 a.m., officers and GRFD responded to a report of an explosion and the garage on fire on E 4th S Street. The Green River Fire Department arrived and extinguished the fire in the garage....


Velma Romero

Velma Romero, 87, stepped into the presence of her Lord and Savior on Thursday, September 22 at Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center in Green River. She was a resident of Rock Springs for 59... Full story


Maxine Condie

Maxine Condie, 82, passed away peacefully at her home Tuesday, September 13, 20221 in Rock Springs, Tuesday. Maxine was a life-long resident of Rock Springs. She passed away from a long battle with... Full story


Starlyn Marie Hruska

Starlyn Marie Hruska, 62, passed away August 28, 2022 at her home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was born on January 1, 1960 in Redwood City, California, the daughter of James and Agnes Purviance. She... Full story


Raymond A. Richards

Raymond A. Richards, 80, passed away Sunday, September 18, 2022 at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a resident of Rock Springs for the past 30 years and former resident of Odgen, Utah. Mr.... Full story


Ralph Eugene Locke III

Ralph Eugene Locke III, 79, passed away Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a resident of Rock Springs for the past five years and former resident of Worland,... Full story


Robert E. Johnson

Robert E. Johnson, 86, passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at Sage View Care Center in Rock Springs, Wyoming. Bob was a longtime resident of Rock Springs and a former resident of Bakersfield,... Full story


Jeanette "Jeannie" Collier

Jeanette “Jeannie” Collier, 83, passed away Friday, September 23, 2022 at her son’s home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was a longtime resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming and former resident of... Full story


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