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 By David Martin    City    October 10, 2019

Superintendent retires

Following a lengthy executive session involving student discipline, potential litigation and personnel issues, the Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees voted unanimously to...

 

Student named semifinalist

One Green River student has been named among 16,000 semifinalists for the 2020 National Merit Scholarship program. Green River High School senior, Will Allen, said he took the PSAT knowing it was a...

 

Our View: Newspaper week

This week, newspapers across the country are celebrating National Newspaper Week. While we at The Green River Star may not be doing anything special other than running this editorial and an editorial cartoon, we still feel it’s important enough to...

 

The high price of health care

Health care costs too much. The U.S. spends twice as much as other wealthy nations and yet we have poorer outcomes. Patients in this country visit physicians less frequently and spend less time in hospitals than residents of other wealthy countries....

 

Lady swimmers earn 4 wins

The Lady Wolves swim team won four of the five duals they competed in this weekend in Green River. On Friday, the Green River High School Lady Wolves swimming and diving team competed against...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    October 10, 2019

Wolves football takes loss in Jackson

The Wolves football had a tough loss against Jackson last Friday falling, 47-0. The 1-3 Green River Wolves traveled to Jackson this past Friday to take on the 2-2 Jackson Broncs and the states leading rusher 5’ 8” 160 lb. senior Jaden Cox who is...

 

New dance club performs at games

An idea quickly turned into a team of 41 dancers performing at middle-school football games. Green River High School dance coach Debi Kovick, who has been coaching the high school team for 5 years,...

 

Tennis coach receives 5th conference award

Green River High School’s head tennis coach Phil Harder was honored with the South Conference Girls Coach of the Year award after the conference tournament in Cheyenne Sept. 20. The award is his...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 10, 2019

Department confronts board

Wearing T-shirts reading “Support our team Oscar and Brian,” members of the Sweetwater County School District No. 2 transportation department attended the board of trustees’ monthly meeting...

 

First Bridger unit retirement set for 2023

The retirement for the first unit at Jim Bridger Power Plant will take place in 2023, according to a presentation released by Rocky Mountain Power last week. The presentation was given at a meeting...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 10, 2019

Barrasso: Dems sought impeachment since 2016

Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) believes the Democrats have wanted to impeach President Donald Trump since in election win in 2016. Barrasso, who was in Green River Monday, said Democrats wrote articles...

 

Truman Elementary School receives national recognition

Only two Wyoming schools were included in the national Blue Ribbon Awards list and Truman Elementary School was one of them. In a press release, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced 362...

 

Laura Card

Laura Card, 55, Kingsford, passed away unexpectedly at her home Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. She was born Aug. 14, 1964, the only daughter of Charles and Jean (Cinko) Bailey in Hillsdale. She is lovingly survived by her two brothers, Daniel (Patricia)...

 

Brandi Quintana

Brandi Quintana, 43, passed away Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, at her home in Rock Springs. She was a lifelong resident of Wyoming. Quintana was born Sept. 22, 2019, in Big Rapids, Mich.; the daughter of...

 

Barbara Jean Harsha

Barbara Jean Harsha, 72, of Green River, passed away Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, at the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. A longtime resident of Green River, Harsha died following a lengthy...

 

Donald Hofeldt

Donald Hofeldt, 75, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, at Mission at Castle Rock in Green River. He was a lifelong resident of Rock Springs. Hofeldt was born Oct. 8, 1943, in Rock Springs, the son of...

 

William John Buchanan

William John Buchanan, 60, passed away Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, at his home in Rock Springs. He was a lifelong resident of Rock Springs. Buchanan was born May 4, 1959, in Evanston, the son of Paul A. Buchanan and Pearl Frazier. He attended schools in...

 

Clyde Gale

Clyde Gale, 83, passed away Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, at his home in Rock Springs surrounded by family. He was a resident of Wyoming for the past 42 years and is a former resident of Utah. Gale was...

 

Wayne Howard Stevenson

Wayne Howard Stevenson, 86, passed away Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at his home in Rock Springs. He was a resident of Rock Springs for the past 54 years and was a former resident of Evanston. Stevenson...

 

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