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Articles from the October 1, 2014 edition

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 By David Martin    City    October 1, 2014

American Legion opens post

The skies over Green River may have been dreary throughout the weekend, but that dreariness didn’t follow people into the new American Legion Post No. 28 Saturday. The Tom Whitmore Post No. 28 welcomed visitors during an open house and grand...

 By David Martin    County    October 1, 2014

Community remembers Susan

On a rainy Tuesday night, dozens of residents from Green River and Rock Springs met at the Sweetwater County Family Justice Center in Rock Springs to remember a four-month-old girl. Susan Tripplet is...


Facing prison time again

An 18-year-old of man who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl is once again facing possible prison time after allegedly violating his probation. Edward Charles Buckendorf, 18, appeared in the the Third District Court of Judge Nena...


Susan Sunada

Susan Sunada, 91, died Sept. 19, 2014, at the home of her daughter, Sheila Newlin, in Riverton. She is buried at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton. Sunada was born Aug. 15, 1923, Devil's Slide, Uta... Full story


Shirley Baker

Shirley Baker, 87, passed away at her home Sept. 20 in Price, Utah. A resident of Price, Utah for the last 23 years and former long-time resident of Green River, she was born May 4, 1927 in Casper to... Full story


Virginia Dawn Bomberger

Virginia Dawn (Spencer) Bomberger departed this life Aug. 14, 2014. She was born Nov. 11, 1935 in North Platte, Neb., to Millard and Gertrude Spencer. Her father left when she was a small child and... Full story


Edward Leroy Fletcher

Edward Leroy Fletcher, 76, of Rock Springs, died Sept. 28, at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah. He was born April 11,1938 in Ainsworth, Neb., the son of Albert Barnes Fletcher and Grace... Full story


Megan Erin Mosbey

Megan Erin Mosbey, 34, of Rock Springs passed away Sept. 21 at he home. She had been a life-long resident of Rock Springs. She was born on Dec. 28, 1979 in Rock Springs, the daughter of Michael... Full story


Raymond Ellis Price

Raymond Ellis Price, 73, of Green River, passed away Sept. 26 at the Deseret Health and Rehabilitation Center. A resident of Green River for the past three years and former resident of Delta, Utah,... Full story


Our view: City needs development agency

Green River needs an economic development agency to bring businesses to our city. While a few readers may have strong opinions about Green River Futures Inc., regardless of their stance, they would be hard pressed to disagree that Futures...


To be a better person

A few weeks ago in Salt Lake City, I was eating at a pizza place with my sister and unwinding after a long week. When the waiter came over to ask if we wanted anything else, she said just a box....


Monstrous events are coming to the library

Are you afraid of the dark? Or are you afraid of what’s hidden in the dark? What kind of monsters could be lurking there?  Find out by joining the staff of the Sweetwater County Library for upcoming monsterific events and come face to face with... Full story


Newspapers preserve the past

A lot of people talk about how important it is to save a building because of its importance to a community. In Green River, a lot of people talked about saving the old Lincoln High School before it...


Heinous acts against wildlife rob us of future enjoyment

The recent poaching of a well-documented buck mule deer in Rock Springs and another in Green River has caused some angered emotions to elevate among wildlife enthusiasts, and for good reason. To call a spade a spade, this heinous act is quite simply... Full story


AARP program seeks to inform

Think dementia, senior moments or Alzheimer’s disease is inevitable? Think again. Seniors wanting to learn more about how to train their brain will definitely want to attend the program called “Gray Matters: Training the Grownup Brain.” This...


GR Scout earns highest rank

With the help of Boy Scout Troop 312, Reece Clingenpeel receives the Eagle Scout award. The Eagle is the highest rank awarded by the Boy Scouts of America and is earned by fewer than 5 percent of all...


Marine Corps provides opportunities

This Green River High School graduate didn’t know what she wanted to do after school, but she did know what she didn’t want to do. “I didn’t want to do what everyone else does and go right off to college,” Jennie Kordus said. Knowing this,...


Prejean weds Erickson

The families of JaCoy Erickson and Aubree Prejean are announcing the marriage of their children. The wedding took place Sept. 8. The bride is from Green River and works at Banfield Veterinarian... Full story

 By Staff Report    People    October 1, 2014

Students assist Game and Fish

Green River High School students recently assisted the Wyoming Game and Fish Department with collecting Russian olive and tamarisk growth information along the Green River through town. Biology...


True Grit: Wolves tough against champs

The Green River High School football team made it clear from the start of last Friday nights home game against Powell -- they were going to give it their best for the full 48 minutes. And while the...


Tennis preps for state tourney

It's the end of the road for the Green River High School tennis team. The Wolves will wrap up their season starting tomorrow at the three-day Wyoming State Tournament in Gillette. Going into last...


Swimmers have to wait for first competition in new pool

While a ribbon cutting is planned tomorrow at 5 p.m. for the new state-of-the-art aquatic center, it will still be a while before the Green River High School girl’s swim team gets to enjoy their new digs. Head coach Colleen Seiloff said yesterday...


Golfers wrap up 2014 season

Green River High School golf coach Nathan Loe believes the team standings at last week’s 4A State Tournament in Laramie may not be a true representation of just how his team did. “Our kids played well. It was the best two rounds they put...


GR harriers headed to Park City

The Green River High School cross country team had some strong performances at the Glen Legler Cross Country Invitational in Casper. Josie Givens continued her torrid 2014 pace with a second place finish and a time of 20:01.35. Campbell County...


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