Articles from the October 5, 2023 edition

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Fighting the BLM's RMP

Last week, roughly 1,000 Sweetwater County citizens showed up to get information about the Bureau of Land Management's Resource Management Plan (RMP) draft for the Rock Springs Field Office and voice...

 By Hannah Romero    City    October 5, 2023

Citizens keep pushing to pave E 3 N Street

"We've got the most oddball problem you people have probably ever had put before you," Jim Rockhold told the members of the Green River City Council. "Here's a street that's 104 years old. The...

 By Jon Conrad    News    October 5, 2023

Tata Chemicals signs agreement with BWXT, hopes for future small-scale nuclear reactors in Wyo.

Tata Chemicals North America Inc. is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Tata Chemicals Soda Ash Partners LLC (TCSAP) has signed a cooperation agreement with BWXT Advanced Technologies LLC (BWXT) for a project supported by the Wyoming Energy... Full story


Happy Homecoming

Green River High School celebrated Homecoming last week with multiple events, including the classic parade.... Full story


Donnie Lee Strozzi

Donnie Lee Strozzi, 63, passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2023 at Saint Marks Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was a resident of Rock Springs for 42 years and former resident of Montana. He was born January 23, 1960 in Fort Lewis, Washington;... Full story


Bell Dawn Kempthorne

Bell Dawn Kempthorne, 62, passed on September 10, 2023 at her home in Green River, Wyoming. She was born on October 12, 1960 in Germany, the daughter of Charlotte Anderson Cass. Bell married Chuck... Full story


Vella Mae Hysell Fryburger

Vella Mae Hysell Fryburger, 93, peacefully passed away on September 14, 2023 just a week shy of her 94th birthday with the love of her family surrounding her. She was a resident of Mesa Valley... Full story


Edith Josephine Tombllin Mondragon

Edith Josephine Tombllin Mondragon, 75, passed away Sunday, September 17, 2023 at her home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was a long-time resident of Rock Springs. She was born February 18, 1948 in... Full story


Jacqueline "Jacquie" Ann Dolce

Jacqueline "Jacquie" Ann Dolce, 86, passed away peacefully September 25, 2023 surrounded by her loving family at her home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was a lifelong resident of Rock Springs.... Full story


Dee Chester Wadsworth

Our loving husband, father, grandfather, great and great-great-grandfather, Dee Chester Wadsworth, returned to our beloved heavenly father on Wednesday, September 27, 2023 at home with his family and... Full story


David W. Madsen

David W. Madsen, 77, passed away peacefully at his home Friday, September 29, 2023, surrounded by his loving family. He was a resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming for 20 years and a former resident of... Full story


Seth Michael Solano

Seth Michael Solano, 30, passed away Saturday, September 30, 2023 at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a lifelong resident of Rock Springs. Seth was born August 27, 1993 in Rock Springs, Wyomi... Full story


Karen Renee McGinnis

Karen Renee McGinnis, 57, passed away September 30, 2023 at Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center in Green River, WY following a battle with brain cancer. She was a former resident of Denver,... Full story


Our View: Celebrate newspapers

Happy National Newspaper Week!  October 1 - 7 has been designated National Newspaper Week, and this year is the 83rd celebration of the week, with the recognition having officially started in 1940. October 7 is also Newspaper Carrier Day.  The...


Letters to the editor: US flag missing from parade

Dear Editor, Well, Homecoming week of 2023 is over and in the books. I have raised five boys in Green River and have purchased many t-shirts for this week, from back when the elementary kids were bused to the beginning of the parade route. The...


Green River Police Department reports for Sept. 26 - 29

Green River Police Department reports for Sept. 26 At 12:42 p.m., officers while on routine patrol observed what appeared to be an abandoned vehicle in the area of N 7th W Street. Officers tagged the vehicle with an abandoned vehicle notice and... Full story


Museum exhibit highlights Green River history

Bringing the Sweetwater County Historic Museum's newest display to the Community Room at the County Courthouse has been an "all hands on deck" effort, literally. The exhibit not only brought together...

 By Nina Tyler    People    October 5, 2023

Actors' Mission Oktoberfest returns

The Actors' Mission Community Theater will host an Oktoberfest Fundraiser on Saturday, October 7 from 1-7 p.m. at Bunning Park. The event will feature craft beers individually sold by Square State... Full story


Golden Hour Senior Center October Schedule

GHSC will host an Oktoberfest Fundraiser event from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday, October 13. The dinner will feature hors d’oeuvres of pretzels and cheese, bratwurst, and cucumber salad, as well as a main course of German pork loin, mashed potatoes,... Full story

 By Pete Rust    Sports    October 5, 2023

Wolves show "never say quit" attitude against Cody

This past Friday at the Wolves' Homecoming varsity football game, Green River played host to the number one team in 3A, the undefeated perennial power Cody Broncs. Cody is dominating the state...

 By Jackie Finch    Sports    October 5, 2023

Lady Wolves continue to flourish

The Green River Lady Wolves Swimming and Diving team had the chance to swim with some stiffer competition when they traveled to Cheyenne on Friday and then to Laramie on Saturday. Going up against 4A...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    October 5, 2023

Tennis team plays hard at State

The Green River High School Girls and Boys Tennis teams competed with 16 other teams at the Wyoming High School State Tennis Championships in Gillette this past Monday and Tuesday. The more...

 By Jackie Finch    Sports    October 5, 2023

Lady Wolves Volleyball falls to Star Valley and Mountain View

The Lady Wolves Volleyball team hosted a conference match against the Star Valley Braves on Saturday during Homecoming week. Green River showed up fighting and played very well but came up short,...


Wolves Cross Country team races through the season

As they run through the season with State on the horizon, the Green River High School Cross Country team has some impressive accomplishments behind them and is constantly working on picking up...

 By Tim Harkins    Sports    October 5, 2023

Big-Plays Help Cowboys Record Their Fourth Win of the Season, A 35-26 Victory Over New Mexico on Homecoming

Laramie, Wyo. (Sept. 30, 2023) -- Big plays on offense, defense and special teams fueled the Wyoming Cowboys to their fourth win of the season on Saturday as the Pokes came away with a 35-26 home win over New Mexico on Homecoming. The win was also th...


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