Articles from the October 12, 2023 edition

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 By Hannah Romero    City    October 12, 2023

Rising to expectations

While Sweetwater County School District No. 2 remains mostly above the state average in standardized testing results, a few lower-than-expected results have the district looking for solutions for...

 

Panel discusses new industrial projects

“Things are going to be fun in Sweetwater County,” Craig Rood, the Project West director of public relations, said. A number of new industry-related projects, such as Project West, are slated to c...

 

Man arrested after fleeing police pleads guilty

Tracy Warren recently pleaded guilty to a count of conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance of methamphetamine and a count of fleeing or attempting to elude police officers during a hearing in...

 

The joy of transformation

Stephanie Lewis, owner of Transformations Face Painting, shows Kenzley Cox her new face paint during the third annual Downtown Green River Street Fair. Lewis was one of 65 vendors to fill the streets... Full story

 

William D. Brazell

William D. Brazell, 97, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday, September 23, 2023 at Mission at Castle Rock. He was a 50 plus year resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming and former... Full story

 

Joshua Clifton Sinnett

Joshua Clifton Sinnett, 43, passed away Monday, September 25, 2023 at his home in Granger, Wyoming following a sudden illness. He was born on March 23, 1980 in Parkersburg, West Virginia, the son of D... Full story

 

Garland Ray McMartin

Garland Ray McMartin, 63, passed away Saturday, September 30, 2023 at home in Rock Springs, Wyoming, with his wife by his side. He was a life-long resident of Rock Springs, and died following a... Full story

 

Steven John Fritzel

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Steven John Fritzel, known by friends as "Scuba". He passed away September 25, 2023. Steven was born in Rock Springs, Wyoming on February 13,... Full story

 

Larry Glen Shepard

Larry Glen Shepard, 69, passed away October 3, 2023 at Intermountain Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was born January 17, 1954 in Rock Springs, Wy, the son of Cecil and Darlene Shepard.... Full story

 

Anne Mary Caller

Anne Mary Caller, 101, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Thursday, October 5, 2023 at Mission at Castle Rock in Green River, Wyoming. She was a longtime resident of Rock Springs,... Full story

 

Wade Lee Kobernick

Wade Lee Kobernick, 58, passed away Wednesday, October 4, 2023 at his home in Green River, Wyoming. He was a resident of Green River for 15 years and former resident of Casper, Wyoming. He was born... Full story

 

Karen Ragnhild Enders

Karen Ragnhild Enders, age 83, passed away in Lake Oswego, Oregon on October 3, 2023. Karen was born in Fargo, and raised in Hillsboro North Dakota, Karen was the oldest daughter of Ole and Frances... Full story

 

Letter to the Editor: RMP draft could help wildlife

Dear Editor, All lands are not created equally. Some have values for wildlife that are far beyond other areas. The BLM Resource Management plan is in draft and allows Sublette County to determine what we value. As a community it is critical that we...

 

Letter to the Editor: A thank you to the community

As time passes and I have gotten older, I was thinking about back in 2015 when I gathered businesses, volunteers and community members to help me and to send care packages to our troops when the war was going on in Iraq and Afghanistan. We were...

 

Green River Police Department reports for Sept. 29 - Oct. 7

Green River Police Department reports for Sept. 29 At 3:21 p.m., officers responded to the GRPD lobby to meet with an individual regarding a suspicious circumstance. The individual reported concerns after receiving a letter from an individual who... Full story

 

Having hard conversations

Some topics are hard to talk about. When it comes to losing a child, fighting against cancer, or facing the dangers of domestic violence, it can be difficult to share your experiences or know what to... Full story

 
 By Nancy Rider    People    October 12, 2023

GRFD celebrates promotional pinning ceremony

Recently Green River Fire Department held a pinning ceremony for promotions of new officers. Lieutenant Casey Kendall was promoted to Captain after beginning his fire career in 2007. He was a young m... Full story

 

Wyoming writer to give reading and book signing, visit memoir writing class

Wyoming writer Marcia Hensley will read from her new book, Away from it All: A Wyoming Love Story, on Friday, October 13th at 7:00 p.m. in the Grace Gasson Room at White Mountain Library. Locals may... Full story

 

Green River swims away with another win

The Lady Wolves Swimming and Diving team competed in the Rawlins Invite on Saturday. Green River won nine of the eleven events and left the rest of the competition behind them as they raced through...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    October 12, 2023

Jackson Hole Broncs run over Green River

The Green River Wolves traveled to Jackson Hole to play in what was characterized as a "must win" game for either team as the Wolves came in with a 1-4 overall record and Jackson was 2-4. Jackson had...

 

Cross Country competes in Rock Springs

The Green River High School Cross Country team wrapped up their regular season meets close to home during the Rock Springs "Tough Pumpkin" XC Meet at the White Mountain Golf Course last Friday. The...

 

Lady Wolves keep fighting for a win

With two weeks left until the 4A Regional Volleyball Championships, which will be hosted in Green River this year, the Lady Wolves are still trying really hard to win some games and are currently ranked third in their quadrant in the 4A Southwest....

 

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