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Articles from the October 17, 2018 edition

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Airport issue not discussed

The Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport commercial terminal issue wasn’t even discussed at the Sweetwater County Commissioners meeting. The Commissioners voted to un-table the motion, but the motion...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 17, 2018

College program offered at GRHS

A cooperative program between Green River High School and Western Wyoming Community College aims to help students complete their first year of college by the time they graduate. The middle college...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 17, 2018

Work continues on Tomahawk

With a dry hole dug and a contract for the elevator in place, work continues on the historic Tomahawk building in downtown Green River. Marty Carollo, a representative of Green River Opportunities...

 

Lonny F. Jennings

Lonny F. Jennings, 64, of Superior, passed away Oct. 14, 2018, on an elk hunting trip in the desert doing what he loved to do. He was born June 18, 1954, in Clinton, Mo., the son of William Bryan...

 

Larry Owen West

Larry Owen West, 89, passed away Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. He was born March 2, 1929, in Price, Utah, to Owen William West and Blanch Lavon Salmon West. They moved to Rock Springs when he was one year...

 

Anne Zora Robertson

Anne Zora Robertson, 90, passed away Oct. 15, 2018, at her home in Rock Springs, surrounded by her family. She was a lifelong resident of Wyoming. Robertson was born on April 5, 1928, in Rock...

 

Jessica Lynn Curtis

Jessica Lynn Curtis, 32, passed away at her home in Laveen, Ariz., Oct. 9, 2018.  She was born July 28, 1986, in Casper, the daughter of Stephanie Stice and step-daughter of William Dominguez. She...

 

Our View: Hathaway is not a bad investment

Is the Hathaway Scholarship a poor investment by the State of Wyoming? That’s an idea briefly mentioned during a political debate at Western Wyoming Community College last week. The argument goes like this: the Hathaway Scholarship was meant to be...

 

Letter: Former assessor supports Divis

Dear Editor, My name is Pat Drinkle and I am the former Sweetwater County Assessor.  I worked in the Assessor’s Office for 27 years, the last six as your assessor.  I am writing this letter to ask the voters of Sweetwater County to keep Dave...

 

Letter: County treasurer supports Divis

Dear Editor, The voters of Sweetwater County are facing several critical election races this November. In my opinion, one of the most critical is the race for county assessor. The election of a new assessor will have an impact on everyone that lives...

 

Repurpose those signs

With the General Election approaching, more and more signs seem to be popping up. The signs are all over the place, but I’m not going to complain about the amount of signs there are or the fact...

 

Children flock to Trunk or Treat

It's become a familiar sight in Green River. A segment of Flaming Gorge Way closed off and lined with vehicles decorated in their Halloween best as hundreds of children, dressed as monsters, wizards,...

 

GR seniors create autumn painting

For seniors who have always wanted the opportunity to learn how to paint, an eight-week long beginners painting class was perfect for them. The class is being taught by Pam Edens, with Kathleen...

 

Overcoming life-changing injuries

She may have lost her eye, but the accident didn't claim her life and that's something she's grateful for. Green River resident Kayla Vigil's life completely changed on July 27. Vigil, 23, and her...

 

Lady Wolves volleyball win 2 more games

Lady Wolves play three games last week and brought home two more wins. The Lady Wolves kicked off last week’s competition with a win against Cheyenne East Tuesday evening in Green River. The Lady...

 

More swimmers qualify for state

The Lady Wolves swimming team came home with a second-place finish and three more state qualifiers after a meet in Laramie. Head coach Colleen Seiloff said Jarin Mandros, Delaney Gardea and Cherylann...

 

Wolves win final home game

In their last game in front of a home crowd, the Wolves earned a victory that would end their five-game losing streak. The Wolves took on the Powell Panthers, defeating them 28-6 in a game that would...

 

Local artists share train artwork at fine arts center

This is the 12th year for the Community Fine Arts Center’s Community Art Show and eight local artists submitted 23 original pieces of artwork. This year’s theme is “Trains” and will be on display through Oct. 31 at the Community Fine Arts...

 

Walk brings families together

Children and their families had a chance to get closer to nature and each other during a Head Start-sponsored activity Saturday morning. Head Start and its 1825 Club hosted an autumn nature walk on Ex...

 

Anniversary event set

The High Desert Chapter of the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution will host an open house in honor of their 15th anniversary Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Green River library from 1-3 p.m. All charter members, current and past...

 

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