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MHSC offers COVID-19 therapy

Monoclonal antibody therapy for COVID-19 positive outpatients is being provided by Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. The therapy is provided for COVID-19 positive outpatients on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Treatment is by provider...

 
 By Hannah Romero    City    October 28, 2021

Quick action kills shed fire

Two Green River residences were saved from being damaged in a fire thanks to the quick actions of a neighbor and first responders. At 4:25 a.m. Oct. 22, the Green River Fire Department was dispatched...

 

Mary Beth Horner

Mary Beth Horner, 63, passed away at her home on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at her home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She died following a sudden illness. Mary was a resident of Rock Springs for the past...

 

Bonnie J. Patten

Bonnie J. Patten, 63, passed away October 24, 2021 after a brave fight with lung cancer. She was a resident of Green River, Wyoming for the past 21 years, and was a former resident of Gillette,...

 

Robert "Bob" Leland Diehl

Robert "Bob" Leland Diehl died on October 18, 2021 at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He had been struggling with health issues for the past few years. He was born on December 25, 1934 in Greeley,...

 

Charles Leroy Snyder

Charles Leroy Snyder, 82, passed away at his home surrounded by family on Wednesday, October 20, 2021. He was a resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming and a former resident of Casper. Charles was born on March 23, 1939 in Fargo, North Dakota, the son of...

 

Denise Renee Volsic

Denise Renee Volsic, 47, died on October 19, 2021 at Sweetwater Memorial Hospital in Rock Springs, Wyoming after a sudden illness. She was born on May 3, 1974 in Casper, Wyoming to parents William...

 

Green River Police Reports for Oct. 16-25

Green River Police Department reports for Oct. 16 At 2:27 a.m., officers responded to a report of threats or harassment. Officers met with an individual who reported a verbal altercation with an individual. Officers completed a report of the incident...

 
 By Tom Gagnon    Opinion    October 28, 2021

COVID-19 does not care about politics

Responding to an article by Wyoming Rep. Marshall Burt, there is a need for “A Word” from the more rational side of the COVID-19 debate. Burt is opposed to the Biden Administration’s efforts to battle COVID-19, citing that it is an...

 

Our View: Tax should not be passed

The upcoming general purpose special election should not be supported by the county’s voters. This is a tough position for us to take because we can see the need for an increased sales tax, but we believe the tax as presented is a 10-gallon...

 

Letter: Tax proposal is a 'Trojan horse'

Dear Editor, The upcoming tax initiative is a Trojan horse with no accountability. 1. It is a general use tax. The explanation from the county commissioners: up to 75% MAY be used for emergency services; 25% for other projects. Since there is no...

 

Halloween conjures the creative soul

It’s the spookiest time of the year and while people may have different opinions on Halloween and horror, I think everyone should be able to appreciate the fun that comes with creativity.  Let me...

 

Can't stand still: "Footloose" is Western's next big musical

"I never walk when I can run, I don't believe I ever could. People try to slow me down, saying boy you really should kick back and chill but I can't stand still," Ren McCormack sings in the...

 

CFAC celebrates 55 years Nov. 6

First opened Nov. 6, 1966, the Community Fine Arts Center in Rock Springs has been a cultural highlight for both the community and visitors to Rock Springs for 55 years. The CFAC's existence has been...

 

Women's club donates books to Head Start schools

The Woman’s Club of Rock Springs, General Federation of Woman’s Clubs Wyoming hosted its general meeting Oct. 19 at White Mountain Library in Rock Springs. The speaker for the meeting was Taneesa Congdon with the Center For Children and...

 

Swim team earns Conference title, readies for State meet

By HANNAH ROMERO Staff Writer As they look forward to competing at state Nov. 4 and 5, the Lady Wolves swim team brought home another win from the Conference swim meet in Pinedale last weekend. “I...

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    October 28, 2021

Wolves close season with 51-7 loss

The Wolves completed a very tough schedule with a one-sided loss to the always tough Star Valley to finish the season 0-8 despite playing hard and never giving up all season. The Braves got 221 yards rushing from their top running back and had no...

 
 By Hannah Romero    City    October 28, 2021

Haunted house hosted at high school

Those wanting to enjoy a spooky good time and benefit local students can head to Green River High School's haunted house. The Halloween event is hosted by the GRHS Student Council. "It's all of our...

 

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