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Kids slime principal

Nothing seems to motivate kids more than the opportunity to slime their principal. Students at Monroe Elementary School worked hard to raise $11,907 in their first Dance-A-Thon fundraiser. All of the...

 

Woman celebrates 100 years

On Sunday, Donnette Petersen turned 100 years old. Petersen said she didn't really have any tips for making it to 100 years, however she did share something. "I didn't smoke or drink," she said. As...

 

Thespians to perform 'Newsies' musical

The ‘Disney’s Newsies’ musical is set to hit the stage this week. The Green River High School theater department, with the help of Lincoln Middle School and elementary school students, will put...

 

Seniors' chair volleyball a hit

The sounds of laughter and yelling traveled down the hallway, making visitors wonder what was going on. During chair volleyball at the Golden Hour Senior Center last Wednesday, volleyball players...

 

Swimmers take 2nd at State

For the second year in a row, the Lady Wolves swimming team has come home with a second place trophy from State. The Lady Wolves went into State with the goal of placing in the top three and were happ...

 

Heiser to play basketball at Sheridan College

A passion for basketball has turned into an opportunity to play college basketball for one Green River student. Madelyn Heiser, a Green River High School senior, recently signed her letter of intent...

 

Our View: Program a success

Once again, the kids at Lincoln Middle School did a bang-up job on their annual Veterans Day Program. Along with the school’s band performing the “Star Spangled Banner” and the “Armed Forces Medley” and the sixth graders’ presentation of...

 

Pain only matters if you are cute

On the afternoon of September 13, 2019 I called 911 to report a criminal animal cruelty happening in the middle of the city of Rock Springs. I approached a transport truck due to the strong foul...

 

'Use it or lose it'

If you don’t use it, you’ll lose it. I bet I’ve heard and repeated this age-old aphorism a million times. But can it be over-used? The adage about using it certainly fits when trying to enhance wellness for all sorts of medical systems:...

 

Death ruled an accident

The death of a Green River woman has been ruled an accident. Aubree Shanae Corona, 28, who went missing July 13 after she left a campsite near New Fork Lake by Pinedale, was found Aug. 20. Fremont...

 
 By Staff Report    City    November 13, 2019

Officers end early morning pursuit

A vehicle chase early Sunday morning ended when a Green River Police Department officer determined the chase was too dangerous to continue. According to the GRPD, an officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop on a vehicle at 4:31 Sunday morning....

 
 By David Martin    City    November 13, 2019

GR Council hosts public hearing for $27.6 M loan

A public hearing focused on reviewing the proposed Wastewater Treatment Plant Replacement Project satisfied a requirement for a $27.6 million loan the city plans to apply for. According to Mark Westen...

 

Castle Rock Hospital District's new construction project questioned

While at a recent meeting, employees from Castle Rock Hospital District were asked why they are moving forward with the construction of a new facility during an ambulance service funding discussion....

 

RS airport funding request not favored

An airport funding request to renovate its west hanger for a client arriving in 2020 didn’t go over well at a commissioners’ meeting. During a recent Sweetwater County commissioners meeting,...

 

Olga Catherine Gosar

Olga Catherine Gosar, 90, passed away Friday, November 8, 2019 at her home in Green River, Wyoming. Olga was born April 14, 1929, in Rock Springs, Wyoming; the daughter of  Pio and Maria Agostini,...

 

Vincent E. Kennis

Vincent E. Kennis, 77, of Rock Springs passed away Nov. 5, 2019, at Rocky Mountain Care Center in West Valley, Utah. He was born July 21, 1942 in Centerville, Iowa, the son of Alfonse and Victoria...

 

June Marie Reynolds

June Marie Reynolds, 72, passed away Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, a her home in Rock Springs. She was born Aug. 6, 1947, in Cincinnati, Ohio, the daughter of Arthur Spragen and Mary Duncan. June attended...

 

Johnny "Rudy" Rudolph Yeager, Jr.

Johnny "Rudy" Rudolph Yeager, Jr., 74, passed away Nov. 4, 2019, at his home in Mesquite, Nev. He was born July 23, 1945 in Rock Springs to Johnny Rudolph Yeager, Sr. and Maxine Butcher Yeager. On...

 

Lillian Leskovec Zancanella

Lillian Leskovec Zancanella, treasured wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend, passed away peacefully early in the morning Nov. 1, 2019. Lillian was born Dec. 25, 1925, to Matt and...

 

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