Articles from the October 26, 2023 edition

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Richard Anthony Adamski Jr.

Richard Anthony Adamski Jr., 53, passed away October 11, 2023 at his home. He was a lifelong resident of Sweetwater County, Wyoming. He was born March 27, 1970 in Lackawanna, New York; the son of... Full story

 

Krystal Dawn Simpson

Krystal Dawn Simpson, 24, passed away on October 15, 2023 at her home in Green River, Wyoming. She was born on March 5, 1999 in Ogden, UT, the daughter of Cynthia Ann Simpson and Mike Simpson. She... Full story

 

Christi Peden

Christi Peden, 50, passed away at her home Wednesday, October 18, 2023 at her home in Evanston, Wyoming. She was a resident of Evanston for the last 11 years and former resident of Rock Springs,... Full story

 

Charlene K. Hindman

Charlene K. Hindman, 78, passed away peacefully surrounded by her son Brandon on Friday, October 20, 2023 at her home. She was a resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming and former resident of Big Piney and... Full story

 

Roderick Bright

Roderick Bright, 79, passed away Sunday, August 20, 2023 at Wyoming Retirement Home in Basin, Wyoming. He was a resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was born September 3, 1943 in Bishop, California;... Full story

 

More time to comment

After much discussion in Sweetwater County and across Wyoming concerning the Bureau of Land Management’s Resource Management Plan (RMP) Draft for the Rock Springs Field Office, the BLM has agreed... Full story

 

Community College president resigning

Dr. Kim Dale will be resigning as the president of Western Wyoming Community College. Dale spoke with Western's Board of Trustees during their normal meeting last Thursday, October 19, and presented...

 

Brief: Parks and Recreation hires new Recreation Program Supervisor

Green River Parks and Recreation recently announced that Raime Drake has joined the department as the new Recreation Program Supervisor. "Raime will be a valuable asset to the team," the department... Full story

 
 By Jason Mower    County    October 26, 2023

County jail changes service providers for residential communications

The Sweetwater County Detention Center today announced an upcoming change in communication service providers for offenders housed at the facility. The variety of communication services provided to residents housed at the detention center remains... Full story

 

Women's Club gives donations, hosts meeting, plans future events

The GFWC Women's Club of Sweetwater County met for their General Meeting on October 17 at Siam King. The speaker for the luncheon was Stephanie Dupape from Wyoming Cancer Resource Services. She spoke... Full story

 

3A West Conference Champions

What is better than competing in your home pool? Winning the 3A West Conference Championships in your home pool! The Lady Wolves had an absolutely amazing weekend in the water as they claimed first...

 
 By Dick Blust    People    October 26, 2023

Excellent turnout for County Museum's Día de los Muertos event

More than two hundred people attended the Sweetwater County Historical Museum's special Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) event at the Clock Tower Park in Green River on Saturday. As featured in... Full story

 

Green River Police Department reports for Oct. 12 - 23

Green River Police Department reports for Oct. 12 At 12:32 p.m., officers observed a property on Andrews Street that was in violation of City ordinance 17-1(a) Weeds. Officers attempted to contact the property owner, posted a notice to abate, and... Full story

 

Lady Wolves victorious over Tigers, fall to Braves

The Green River Lady Wolves Volleyball team played the Rock Springs Lady Tigers on Tuesday, October 17. The match was the "Dig Pink" game and the stands and court were filled with beautiful pink...

 

GRHS Cross Country finishes season at State Tournament

Although they ran hard, the Green River High School Cross Country team came up just a little shy of the trophy they were hoping for at the State Tournament. The girls team pushed for a victory, but...

 
 By Shelby Kruse    News    October 26, 2023

Fort Phil Kearny: Gruesome history lends intrigue to alleged paranormal encounters

SHERIDAN - Fort Phil Kearny was established by the U.S. Army on July 15, 1866 with the original purpose of protecting freighters and travelers along the Bozeman Trail from Native American tribes. Stan...

 

Our View: Lots of chances for spooky fun

When it comes to celebrating Halloween, Green River is a great place to be to have some spooky fun! This week’s paper is our annual Halloween edition with our Trick-or-Treat Map. This special section gives you a handy guide to which businesses in...

 

Op-Ed: Conservatives are getting tired of being right

Whenever conservatives in the Wyoming House push back against the destructive policies coming from Washington D.C., we are told that we can’t question the feds. When we fought in February to protect Wyoming parents from the “social...

 
 By CJ Baker    News    October 26, 2023

Suspect in high-speed crashes found incompetent

POWELL — That Cameron Boni remains in jail and not in a mental health facility is a source of frustration for Park County Circuit Court Judge Joey Darrah, who’s presiding over Boni’s pending criminal charges. “This is a troubling case for...

 

Telling history through art

A 43-foot-long golden spike has been making its way across the country for the past two weeks, traveling from the artist's studio in Kentucky to the monument's final home in Utah. The giant spike's...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    October 26, 2023

Wolves end season with loss to Evanston

This past week during a Thursday night home game, the Green River Wolves hosted the Evanston Red Devils, knowing that if they could not only get the win but win by at least 12 points they could still...

 
 By Mike Koshmrl    News    October 26, 2023

Western Wyoming's big buck country sees slowest hunt in 30 years

ALPINE - Gary Fralick's calm demeanor shifted to a hustle for the hour that a steady stream of severed heads made its way through his check station on the last Saturday of deer hunting season. The... Full story

 

State of Wyoming seeks updated historic landmark designation for Capitol

CHEYENNE — When Gov. John Allen Campbell signed an act granting women’s suffrage in 1869, Wyoming became the first state in the country to give women the right to vote. Women’s suffrage was further solidified 20 years later during the Wyoming...

 

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