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Winning ticket sold in Rock Springs

Someone is more than $2 million richer after a winning Cowboy Draw lottery ticket was sold in Rock Springs Monday. The winning draw took place Monday afternoon, with the winning numbers of 1, 7, 28, 3...

 

Poll released supporting local judges

Similar to voting for city and state officials, residents in Wyoming have the option to retain circuit court, district and state supreme court judges or have them removed from the bench and the...

 

State criticizes utility's plans to replace coal with renewables

Wyoming’s largest electrical provider, PacifiCorp, wants to speed up its shift from coal-fired power to renewable energy. But its plan for achieving that vision lacks proper analysis, transparency and modeling, and doesn’t adequately consider...

 

Cayleigh Ann Welch

Cayleigh Ann Welch, passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at her home in Green River. She was a lifelong resident of Green River, Wyoming for the short eighteen years she was here. Cayleigh was...

 

Our view: Legal notices belong in newspapers

It’s a battle that’s been waged for a long time now and it doesn’t show any signs of letting up. There’s a movement amongst state legislators to have the legal notices published by municipal and county governments in their local newspapers...

 

Get Your Breast Cancer Screening Appointments Back On the Books

Women often put the needs of their loved ones before their own. That may be truer than ever this year, as mothers juggle working from home, virtual learning and childcare along with the usual everyday responsibilities. As members of the Prevent...

 

State should end 'dark money' spending

Lumpy, a walking, talking lump of coal wearing a miner’s hat and gloves, serves as the Energy Policy Network’s mascot. “Affordable and plentiful, I keep America’s lights on and economy moving,” Lumpy says in a speech bubble on EPN’s...

 
 By Tom Coulter    News    October 14, 2020

Forests, indigenous issues debated

CHEYENNE – With only a few weeks remaining until Election Day, the candidates vying to be Wyoming’s sole delegate in the U.S. House of Representatives discussed their visions for a country hampered by the COVID-19 pandemic during a debate...

 
 By Tom Colter    News    October 14, 2020

U.S. Senate candidates debate over COVID-19 response, health care

CHEYENNE – With just a few weeks remaining until Election Day, the pair of candidates vying to become Wyoming’s next U.S. senator discussed their approaches to the federal COVID-19 response, health care reform and several other issues during a...

 

Volleyball team wins 1st game Thurs.

A long struggle for a win finally ended for the Lady Wolves volleyball team Thursday night. The team won both their first set and first game Thursday night at home when they took on Riverton. The...

 

GR student gets MMA opportunity

A Green River High School student will get his first taste of mixed martial arts competition when he competes as an adult in Mississippi. Beck Shields, 16, will fight in an amateur mixed-martial arts...

 

Homecoming royalty announced

While the coronavirus pandemic may have halted a number of high school activities related to homecoming, the tradition of designating the homecoming royalty continued. King and Queen Brogan Yost is th...

 

Summer meal program extended through June 2021

A program providing meals to Green River’s children has been extended to June 30, 2021. According to a release from Sweetwater County School District No. 2, the food service program was granted meal flexibility to allow students to receive meals...

 

Exploring Green River's origins as a stagecoach station

The Transcontinental Railroad reached Green River in 1868 and established the future Sweetwater County seat as a railroad town, but for about six years before that, its importance was as a stagecoach...

 

Nurses receive awards

Two of Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County’s nurses recently were recognized by the Wyoming Nurses Association in its annual statewide awards for excellence. Ashley Jenkins, a registered nurse on the Medical/Surgical floor, and Rachelle Harris,...

 

A season like none other

It was a question Phil Harder heard throughout the summer. "Will we get to play?" For the head coach of Green River High School's tennis teams, it was a question he didn't know the answer to. The...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    October 14, 2020

Wolves take tough loss

The always tough, second-ranked Powell Panthers traveled to Green River for a senior night homecoming game Friday and with a big fourth quarter, were able to pull away from the Wolves. The Wolves play...

 

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