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Articles from the November 11, 2015 edition

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 By David Martin    City    November 11, 2015

City still working on depot

While the Green River City Council did vote to move money in the U.P. Depot renovation fund for use towards a shooting range at the Green River Police Department, the city is still committed to the...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 11, 2015

GRHS mulls over virtual training

Special services students at Green River High School may have the chance to receive training on industrial equipment in the future. The district’s special services department is looking at...

 

Fire department called to roof fire Friday afternoon

Pat White made an urgent phone call Friday afternoon, to notify the Green River Fire Department of smoke coming out of her neighbor's Tom and Paula Wall's house across the street. White said she first...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 11, 2015

Veterans remember their service

They approach each other like longtime friends, both young and old. A smile, a firm handshake or a warm hug, then words of gratitude are solemnly spoken. “Thank you for your service.” Green River...

 

Our View: Cheer on our Green River Wolves

Normally, on this portion of the Opinion Pages, we chose a topic to write about in an attempt to weigh-in on an issue and sometimes explain what we think the best course of action is to deal with that issue. There are a huge number of subjects for...

 

Small steps have a big impact on early literacy

According to the American Library Association, in the past 20 years, numerous studies have exposed a startling truth: by the time children from low-income families reach the age four, they will have heard 30 million fewer words than their more...

 

Notes from Town Square: GR's Expedition Island

Expedition Island - A National Historic Landmark in the heart of Green River. One might ask, what does it mean to be recognized as a National Registered Historic Landmark? To be listed the site must possess an exceptional value in commemorating a...

 

The greenlight movement

The GreenLight A Vet campaign is something I never heard of until this year. I was watching my stories on the television, when a commercial came on about lighting a green light on Veterans Day to...

 

Where did all the movie listings go?

A man just walked in the office asking about why the local movie theatre listings are not in the newspaper. Truth is, we’d love to see the movie theatre listings back in the newspaper just as much a...

 

The 'Cadillac Tax' brings more costs, less value to your health insurance

More health insurance upheaval is coming your way. The value of your health insurance is shrinking, and you may be paying more for less this year and in years to come. Perhaps your employer has taken away the choice of plans with large provider...

 

Ima Jean Staton Hart

Ima Jean Staton Hart passed away Nov. 2, 2015, at the Sheridan Memorial Hospital, Sheridan, following a brief illness. Jean was born Sept. 21,1925, in Henning, Ill, to Glenan H. and Ethel M. Cash... Full story

 

Geraldine Mae Kallas

Geraldine Mae Kallas, 91, of Rock Springs passed away Nov. 10, 2015 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. A lifelong resident of Rock Springs, Kallas passed away following a lengthy illness. She...

 

Mary Madison

Mary Madison, 70, of Rock Springs, passed away Nov. 6, 2015 at her home. A lifelong resident of Rock Springs, Madison passed away following a brief illness. She was born on May 31, 1945 in Rock... Full story

 

Kathleen Elaine Suftko

Kathleen Elaine Suftko, 44, of Rock Springs, passed away Nov. 3, 2015 at her home. A long time resident of Rock Springs, Suftko died following a lengthy illness. She was born on June 11, 1971 in... Full story

 

Luangyong "Pon" Wooden

Luangyong "Pon" Wooden, 78, of Rock Springs passed away Nov. 8, 2015 at her home.  She had been a longtime resident of Rock Springs. She was born on June 24, 1937 in Bangkok, Thailand. Wooden attende...

 

Joseph Henry "Bevo" Bertagnolli

Joseph Henry "Bevo" Bertagnolli, 76, of Cora, passed away Nov. 7, 2015 at his home.  A long time resident of Cora and former long time resident of Rock Springs, Bertagnolli passed away following a le...

 

Investigation leads to prostitution arrests

A tip from the Wyoming Highway Patrol led to a prostitution bust at the Motel 6 in Rock Springs last week. Five people were arrested in the Nov. 3 bust. Katrina Ross, 30, of Las Vegas was arrested...

 

City police equipped with new body cameras

With the recent stream of negative police publicity plaguing the nation, the question of how the incidences happening around the country may be effecting the Green River Police Department comes to min...

 

Wolves advance to final showdown

The Wolves ended the Jackson Hole Broncs' dreams of an undefeated season and a state championship Friday night. The Wolves, walking into William T. McIntosh Stadium with a 5-4 record and No. 3 seed...

 

Middle school swimmers win area meets

The Green River Girls Middle School team took first in two competitions last week. Their opening meet, which took place in Lyman, resulted in the girls taking the meet with a score of 213 to Lyman’s 101. A second, larger meet at Jackson Hole...

 

Volleyball wraps up season in Casper

While the season ended in a way the Green River High School Volleyball team didn’t want, they left Casper with a few accolades and a strong base for the next season. Going into the state...

 

Pokes fall to Ft. Lewis

After trailing by nine with five minutes left, the University of Wyoming men’s basketball team rallied to take Fort Lewis to overtime, but fell, 77-69, in the extra period in an exhibition contest on Saturday night in the Arena-Auditorium. Senior...

 

Santa leads the way

The 25th annual motorcycle toy run was Sunday. Motorcyclists from the Flaming Gorge Harley-Davidson, Vietnam Vets, Legacy Vets M.C. and independent motorcyclists delivered about 1,000 toys to the...

 

GRHS speech and debate team finishes 2nd

The nationally-ranked Green River High School Speech and Debate team came home with a second-place finish this past weekend. The team may have not had enough time to practice and were missing quite a...

 

Kids learn bus safety with Buster

Harrison Elementary school children had the chance to learn about bus safety Tuesday, with Buster the Bus. Buster is a miniature bus that travels to elementary schools, teaching them about bus...

 

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