Articles from the October 27, 2022 edition

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 By Staff Report    News    October 27, 2022

Genesis Alkali's Granger expansion gets boost

Genesis Alkali’s plans to expand its existing Granger soda ash production facility are continuing to make progress, with the most recent development being the award of $665,000 through the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services’ Pre-Obligation...


Celebrating National Physical Therapy Month

October is National Physical Therapy Month, so Peak Performance Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy decided to celebrate by giving back to the community. Last week, Peak Performance hosted a special...

 By Nancy Rider    City    October 27, 2022

GRFD responds to early morning fire call

At approximately 5:06 a.m. Monday morning, Green River Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a structure fire in a four-plex type apartment building in Green River. Shortly after the call,... Full story


Silver and pink go together

The Silver Sneakers fitness class, a group from the Green River Recreation Center, dresses up in pink to show their support for Breast Cancer Awareness month.... Full story


Dennis Pineda

Dennis Pineda, 72, passed away Monday, October 17, 2022 at his home in Reliance, Wyoming. He was a life-long resident of Reliance. Mr. Pineda died following a lengthy illness. He was born on April... Full story


Ariel Marie (Bell) Clay

Ariel Marie (Bell) Clay, age 31, passed away on Friday, October 14, 2022 at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah. For the past eight years, she was a resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming. She... Full story


John Marion Hewitt

John Marion Hewitt, 60, passed away Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a life-long resident of Rock Springs. Mr. Hewitt died of a sudden illness. He was born... Full story


Carl and Tressie Parsons

Carl Edward Parsons, 91 of Rock Springs, Wyoming passed away on September 5, 2022, at Sage View Care Center. He was a long-time resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming. Cremation has taken place; a... Full story


Cindy Rae Bluemn

Cindy Rae Bluemn, 61, passed away on September 30, 2022 at Adventist Hospital in Portland, Oregon. Mrs. Blueman was a resident of Portland, Oregon for the past one year and former long-time resident... Full story


Robert Leon Maes

Robert Leon Maes, 62, passed away Saturday, October 13, 2022 West of Green River, Wyoming. He was a long-time resident of Green River and former resident of Ely, Nevada; Salt Lake City, Utah and Rock... Full story


Donna D. Ward

Donna D. Ward, 74, passed away on Sunday, October 16, 2022 at her home in Green River, Wyoming. She was a resident of Green River for 64 years and former resident of Boulder, Colorado. She died... Full story


Jenifer Lee Weeks

Jenifer Lee Weeks, 65, passed away Sunday, October 16, 2022 at University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was a resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming for the past seven years and... Full story

 By Mark Baker    Opinion    October 27, 2022

It's time for cannabis laws to change with the times

Last year, I augmented my role as an elected member of Wyoming’s House of Representatives to become a witness before the House Judiciary Committee as it considered whether cannabis should become legal in our state. I told my colleagues about my...


Green River Police Department reports for Oct. 17 - 21

Green River Police Department reports for Oct. 17 At 9:31 a.m., officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at Upland Way and Commerce Drive and issued the driver, Chandlerr Lester, of Green River, a citation for alleged expired temporary license... Full story


Barrasso visits Washington Elementary

"We've had a pretty exciting month," Principal Anne Marie Covey told the students at Washington Elementary as they gathered in the gymnasium after school last week. After being named a Blue Ribbon...


Actors' Mission to host "Day of the Dead" fundraising gala

In celebration of their 20 years in existence, the Actors' Mission is celebrating with a "Dia De Los Muertos," or "Day of the Dead," gala event Saturday, October 29, at the Holiday Inn Ballroom. Each... Full story


GRHS swimmers are 3A West Conference Champions

The Lady Wolves have shown so much devotion and dedication for swimming and diving. They arrived at the conference meet in Rawlins and proved to their competitors how much they wanted to win. The...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    October 27, 2022

Wolves eliminated from playoffs, Cuthbertson steps down

Head football Coach Kevin Cuthbertson stepped down this week after a 2-7 season in which they failed to make the playoffs. Cuthbertson met with his players Monday to let them know. The Wolves’ final game of the season was a 44-7 loss against the...

 By Raena Finch    Sports    October 27, 2022

Volleyball heads to regionals after loss to Star Valley

The Lady Wolves took on the Lady Braves last Friday. Green River also celebrated the seniors Brinley Nelson, Oaklee Hanks, and Mia Rosas that night. To start off the game, the girls played a little...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    October 27, 2022

Cross Country finishes season at State, one All-State Honor

The Green River High School girls and boys cross country teams competed at the 3A State Championships at Wyoming Indian High School in Ethete this past Saturday. The young girls team, with five of...


Four athletes involved in grizzly mauling talk about group effort to save teammates

POWELL —Brady Lowry noticed bear scat as he walked with three fellow Northwest College wrestling teammates along a hillside on the South Fork. They were searching for shed antlers — one of their...


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