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Articles from the November 18, 2015 edition

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Wolves fall at state championship

The road to War Memorial Stadium in Laramie was a long one for Green River High School's football team, but it didn't end with a state title. The Wolves fell 31-15 to the Star Valley Braves Friday aft...


Middle school swimmers win in Rawlins

The Green River Middle School Swimming and Diving Team continued their winning ways after taking first at a competition in Rawlins. The team dominated a number of events throughout the course of the...


Center prepares for season of giving

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, the Golden Hour Senior Center is already making preparations for its annual Thanksgiving dinner. This dinner may take place a week early, but the meaning is...


Drama students prepare for state

Practice makes perfect. At least, that is what the Green River High School theater students are hoping is true. In an effort to prepare for their upcoming state drama competitions, the GRHS thespians...


A lot of experience gained at tournament

The novice members of the Green River High School Speech and Debate team had a chance to show off their skills during a novice-only tournament. During the novice tournament, which took place at...


New GR pastor comes with educational background

Pastor Jeff Chappell is a breath of fresh air for the congregation of the Green River Bible Baptist Church and Christian Academy, after being without a pastor for much of 2015. Chappell brings an adde...


CFAC class set for Friday

On Friday local jewelry maker Jennifer Messer is offering a class in creating a "Holiday Lights Bracelet" at the Community Fines Arts Center. Students will use basic jewelry making techniques to...


U.S. Senator needs an intern

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., is encouraging students and graduates from all backgrounds to apply for a spring internship in his Washington, D.C. office. The deadline for applications is Friday. “An internship in my office is rich with opportunit...


Monroe Intermediate School Honor Roll

Monroe Intermediate School recently released its first-quarter honor roll. Those making the fifth-grade honor roll are Konnor Adam, Alexa Alatorre, Shanaya Allen, Ezeekeil Allison, Heather Allison, Logan Allison, Celi Andrews, Korbin Arnell, Hayden...


Jason Alan Harmon

Funeral service for Jason Alan Harmon, 31, took place at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Wheatland High School Gym in Wheatland with Bishop Paul May conducting the service. Graveside service will take place at 3 p.m. Thursday, at Riverside Cemetery in Green... Full story


Phoebe May Snyder

Phoebe May Snyder, 82, of Bentonville, Ark., died Nov. 11, 2015. She was born March 20, 1933, in Clearfield, Pa. a daughter of the late John Sr. and Anna (Kanouff) Lansberry. Religion was a large... Full story


Jonathan Lewis "Jonny" Shurtleff

Jonathan Lewis "Jonny" Shurtleff, 81, of Lyman, passed away Nov. 12, 2015, at the Evanston Regional Hospital, following a brief illness. Jonny was born on Nov. 18, 1933, in Mountain View, Wyoming, the... Full story


John Charles Ruckman

John Charles Ruckman, 86, passed away Nov. 9, 2015, at Deer Trail Assisted Living. A resident of Albuquerque, N.M., Ruckman passed away following a brief illness. He was born Jan. 16, 1929, in... Full story


Rosana Elisa Romero

Rosana Elisa Romero, 96, of Rock Springs passed away Nov. 13, 2015, at her home.   A longtime resident of Rock Springs and former resident of Rancho de Taos, N.M., Romero died suddenly. She was born... Full story


Billy "Bill" Joe Purviance

Billy "Bill" Joe Purviance, 54, of Rock Springs, passed away on Nov. 15, 2015, at his home. Purviance was a longtime resident of Rock Springs and former resident of Nebraska. He was born on July 9,... Full story


James R. Hawkins

On Nov. 14, 2015, at 12:15 p.m. James R. Hawkins passed away. On April 18, 1940, Hawkins was born to Rector and Thelma Ann (Dame) Hawkins near Sesser, Ill. He was raised in southern Illinois and gradu... Full story


Brandon Michael Freeze

Brandon Michael Freeze, 30, of Rock Springs passed away on Nov. 11, 2015, from a stroke. He was born in Ogden, Utah, on Feb. 19, 1985, the son of Michael Freeze and Terrie Tomich Freeze. Freeze... Full story


Library has more than books to offer

One is never too young to visit the library. After a Monday toddler time, a program designed for children 0-2 years old, the children made their way out of the multipurpose room toward the books. In...


State faces difficult session

A Green River legislator expects a difficult budget session in February. Rep. Stan Blake, D-Green River, said budgetary problems the state is reacting to will make the session more difficult, as...


County OKs fuel storage for distillery

A conditional use permit to store fuels for an oil distillery near Reliance was unanimously approved Tuesday after public comment opposing the facility was read to the Sweetwater County...


Lift station will be replaced

Residents living in the Hutton Heights mobile homes will see some mid-winter construction, starting in January. The construction is due to the replacement of the city’s water lift station located...


Reservoir work 40 percent done

Green River residents who live on the west side of Mansface Mountain near Telephone Canyon have noticed major construction going on near their homes. Word of the construction has spread among the...


Brian "Bubba" Green

Brian “Bubba” Green died unexpectedly on Nov. 16, 2015, at the age of 45. Brian is survived by his parents, Rodney and Jackie Green of Green River; wife Shelley Green of Afton; children, Ali Green, Jamee Green and Sierra Green of Evanston;... Full story


New fence built for Chamber's new sign

Green River residents may have noticed a new sign at the entrance to town at the intersection of Uinta Drive and Flaming Gorge Way, and may have noticed the fence along Flaming Gorge Way by the inters...


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