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Students enjoy pumpkin patch

With nearly 1,400 pumpkins and gourds to choose from, a person is bound to find the perfect one. The Union Congregational Church's pumpkin patch is a busy place with children from both Sweetwater...

 

Couple visits cabin near huge fire

While many residents lost their homes to the Roosevelt Fire in Sublette and Lincoln counties, one Green River couple was happy their future retirement home was still standing. Jack and Debbie...

 

GRHS band brings home superior rating

For the first time in history, the Green River High School Marching Band received a superior rating at state. The Wyoming High School Activities Association State Marching Band Festival recently took...

 

Wolves' season ends in Cody

Despite a strong showing by the Wolves, their football season ended in Cody Friday night, losing their final game against the defending state champions 24-20. While the game started with a scoreless...

 

Swimmers take 2nd in conferences

The Lady Wolves Swimming team continues to improve their times each week. This week was no different when they broke records and qualified another swimmer for state while at Conferences at Kelly...

 

Volleyball team loses 2 before Regionals

The Lady Wolves volleyball team may have had the home-court advantage, but it wasn’t enough for them to beat Rock Springs or Star Valley this week. On Thursday, the Green River High School Lady Wolv...

 

Our view: Support our local lodging tax

Of all the choices voters will make Nov. 6, we think one decision involving the future of the county’s lodging tax should be a no-brainer. The county’s lodging tax has been in place since 1991 and is only applied to people staying in the...

 

Hastert's work earns support

I am writing this letter endorsing Senator Hastert for re-election. Two years ago, tragedy struck my family’s lives. My younger brother was murdered and dismembered. So many emotions dealing with the news of this all caused our lives to spin out...

 

Museum is important to GR

It takes a lot to create a community. There are a lot of pieces that fit together and create the Green River we love. It’s more than the sum of its parts. We have excellent schools and library...

 

Celebrating a spooktacular Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner. It’s a day filled with lots of activities here in Green River, school costume parades, costume contests, and of course trick or treating. This year school kids have an early dismissal at 1 p.m. The Green River...

 

Showing support for the Wyo. ENDOW initiative

By Shannon Smith Executive Director of the Wyoming Humanities Council Michael Lange Executive Director of the Wyoming Arts Council Like all parents, we want our kids and grandkids to thrive at whatever they desire to do in life. As Wyomingites we...

 

150th was a community effort

A little over two weeks ago we celebrated the 150th anniversary of the incorporation of Green River with the arrival of the transcontinental railroad. The event was well attended and full of old-fashioned fun. We are grateful for the support of the...

 

Property ownership questioned

A question submitted to panelists at a candidate forum resulted in warranty deeds filed at the Sweetwater County Courthouse changing ownership of property in Green River. During the Sweetwater County...

 

MHSC makes fiscal strides

The Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County has made quite the turn around in its finances in one fiscal year. According to Sweetwater County Commissioner John Kolb, who acts as a liaison to MHSC, the...

 

Vote approaches for lodging tax

As the General Election approaches, candidates are looking to promote themselves as much as possible in the final weeks leading to Nov. 6. Aside from candidates for Green River City Council and...

 
 By David Martin    City    October 24, 2018

Jackson school lives on under Region V BOCES

Editor’s Note: Stephanie Thompson, the Star’s People Editor, is a member of the Region V BOCES Board, representing the Sweetwater County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees. The entrance doesn...

 

Tammy Ann 'Bambi' Pflieger-Beckwith

Tammy Ann 'Bambi' Pflieger-Beckwith passed away Oct. 18, 2018, after a lengthy illness. She was 50 years old. Tammy loved bright colors, music, bubbles, fairies, witches, vampires, pirates,...

 

David Gene Ryan

David Gene Ryan, of San Angelo, Texas, passed away peacefully at his residence, surrounded by family Oct. 14, 2018, following a lengthy illness.  David was born in Bisbee, Ariz., April 30, 1937, to...

 

Margaret J. Rock

Margaret J. Rock, 75, of Rock Springs, passed away Oct. 22, 2018, at the Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center in Green River. She was born Dec. 31, 1942, in Chicago, the daughter of John Aman...

 

Bernice May Torrontegui

Bernice May Torrontegui, 73, of Green River, passed away Oct. 17, 2018, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Springs, surrounded by her family and friends. She was born May 2, 1945, in...

 

William "Bill" Edward Loisate

William "Bill" Edward Loisate, 74, of Rock Springs, passed away Oct. 17, 2018, at the University of Utah following complications from a stroke, with his family by his side.  He was born Jan. 17,...

 

Sadie K. McTee

Sadie K. McTee, 106, passed away Oct. 16, 2018.  She lived at Deer Trail Assisted Living for two years and later moved to Sage View Care Center.   She was born May 1, 1912, in Oak Creek, Colo.,...

 

Connett Jean Sains

Connett Jean Sains, 83, passed away Oct. 14, 2018, at the Sublette Center in Pinedale. She was a lifelong resident of Wyoming. Sains was born July 2, 1935, in Rock Springs, the daughter of Henry...

 

John E. Pandalis

John E. Pandalis, 76, died peacefully in his sleep at his home, Oct. 14, 2018. John was born Aug. 3, 1942, in Rock Springs to the late Gus Andrew Pandalis and Elsie Marie (Soderlund) Pandalis. He...

 

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