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Kids enjoy book event

Children quickly learned at a recent event why dragons love tacos. Those who attended the Dragons Love Tacos event at the Sweetwater County Library this weekend had numerous activities to participate...

 

Setzer pleads not guilty

Bradley Setzer pleaded not guilty to charges filed against him during an arraignment Monday afternoon in the Third District Court of Judge Richard Lavery. Setzer is charged with felony first-degree...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 20, 2019

GR attorney censured

A Green River attorney working in the Sweetwater County Attorney’s Office received a public censure from the Wyoming Supreme Court after misleading investigators about a female sex offender’s...

 

Commission investigates RMP plan

The Wyoming Public Service Commission recently launched an investigation into Rocky Mountain Power’s Integrated Resource Plan. The plan’s preferred portfolio, filed with the commission Oct. 18, in...

 
 By David Martin    City    November 20, 2019

Repair work continues on Green River transfer station

Work continues on bring the city’s solid waste transfer station back online, with workers currently repairing electrical systems in the building. Mark Westenskow, public works director for the...

 

Sweetwater Medics to increase rates

In an effort to provide more sustainable business, Sweetwater Medics ambulance service is going to raise its rates. During the Sweetwater County Commission meeting Tuesday morning, Sweetwater Medics d...

 

Richard L. Longbottom

Richard L. Longbottom, 87 of Vidor died Monday, November 18th, 2019 at his residence. Richard is survived by his sons Michael Longbottom, David Longbottom and Marty Longbottom....

 

Our View: Service important

Ambulance service once again was a major topic of discussion this week with the Sweetwater County Commissioners. This time, the discussion focused on a rate increase Sweetwater Medics of Rock Springs plans to initiate. Providing a cost-effective ambu...

 

Funny words can make a day fun

It’s been said that a person needs to know 2,000 words to be fluent in a language. This is deceptive because I’ve also read a person needs about 4,000 works to have some freedom of expression in...

 

Language, literature, ethics, music and spirit

A muddle and mixture of family and friends surrounded the dying elderly woman like she was a campfire. They came to honor and pay their respects; many generations, from all over the country. This group seemed well educated, well-read, and the...

 

Kris Keierleber

Kris Keierleber passed away on November 15, 2019.  A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 23, at Mount of Olives Lutheran Church, 2916 Foothill Blvd., Rock Springs....

 

Steven Leslie Taylor

Steven Leslie Taylor, age 52, passed away Oct. 29, 2019 in Scottsdale, AZ. Steve was born January 1, 1967 in Caldwell, ID to Roseann Blake and Leslie Taylor. In his youth, Steve excelled in sports...

 

Frank Thomas Wall

Frank Thomas Wall, 80 of Green River passed away on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at his home. He was a resident of Green River for the past 51 years. He was born April 5, 1939 in Evanston, Wyoming...

 

Player named All Conference

For the second time in her career, she was named to the All-Conference list. Madelyn Heiser, a Green River High School senior, was recently named to the Wyoming Coaches Association All-Conference...

 

Cowboys fall 74-50 to Oregon State

A strong defensive effort in the first half by the Wyoming Cowboys and an outstanding first half by redshirt sophomore Hunter Maldonado, who led all scorers with 14 points, had the Cowboys within seven points at 40-33 at halftime. But Maldonado was h...

 

Cowgirls lose 66-56 against Colorado Sunday

The Cowgirls trailed by as many as 11 points in the fourth quarter before cutting Colorado’s lead down to five, but UW couldn’t quite close the gap in its 66-56 loss to the Buffaloes. Colorado (3-0) was strong on the glass against Wyoming (2-2)...

 

Cowboys prepare for Border War

The annual Border War game between the Wyoming Cowboys and Colorado State Rams will kick off Friday night this week from War Memorial Stadium in Laramie. The 111th edition of the Border War will be featured in a nationally-televised game on ESPN2...

 

GR singer joins regional choir

When she was only 3 years old, she started singing in front of an audience. Now, she has the chance to perform with students in a choir of more than 100. Chatney Tirrell, a Green River High School...

 

Students prepare for All-State drama

Drama students from Green River High School will join hundreds of talented and enthusiastic students from around the state at the annual Wyoming State Thespian Festival. The competition is hosted annually by the Wyoming Educators of Secondary...

 

Western president to host GR listening session

Western Wyoming Community College’s new President, Kim Dale, will be in Green River, Dec. 4, at the Green River Campus room 211 from 6-7 p.m. The Western president listening sessions provide community members the opportunity to meet with Dale and...

 

Time to ring the bell: help sought

During these tumultuous economic times, it is even more important to think of those less fortunate than ourselves. The Salvation Army of Sweetwater County is hoping to be able to count on residents and organizations to help ring bells. Many bell...

 

Larsen/Low to wed in Utah

Roger and Marilee Larsen, former residents of Green River, would like to announce the engagement of their son Levi M Larsen to Jesslyn Low, daughter of Brent and Tami Lowe of South Jordan, Utah....

 

Red Desert Rodeo queens crowned

The Red Desert Roundup Rodeo Royalty pageant took place Oct. 20 in Rock Springs. It is sanctioned and sponsored by the Red Desert Roundup Rodeo July 23-25 in Rock Springs. The royalty has several...

 

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