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Articles from the November 23, 2022 edition

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 By Hannah Romero    City    November 23, 2022 

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For many people, Thanksgiving goes hand-in-hand with Black Friday, the following day (or sometimes Thanksgiving night) when crowds rush to stores to get deals and do their Christmas shopping. Another...

 
 By Staff Report    County    November 23, 2022 

Solvay to expand facility and reduce emissions

Solvay recently announced plans to resume the construction of its 600 kiloton soda ash capacity expansion in Green River, which was launched in September 2019 and was put on hold due to the pandemic.... Full story

 

'Tis the season for turkey

Golden Hour Senior Center hosted two Thanksgiving meals last Thursday which were both full. Each meal time had a drawing to give away free pumpkin pies. Billy Hoyt also volunteered and provided live... Full story

 

Raymond F. Garcia

Raymond F. Garcia of Green River passed away on Sunday, November 13.  He was born May 29,1953 in Oahu, Hawaii to Raymond G. Garcia and Jane Feliciano. Ray attended school in San Jose California.  At... Full story

 

Beth Birch Carpenter

Beth Birch Carpenter, 96, passed away Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at Mission at Castle Rock in Green River, Wyoming. Mrs. Carpenter was a resident of Green River for 49 years. She was born August... Full story

 

Oscar James Shadley

Oscar James Shadley, 84, passed away surrounded by his family Thursday, November 17, 2022 at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming for 19 years and former... Full story

 

Tina Mae Price

Tina Mae Price, 64, passed away Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at the Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was a resident of Rock Springs, WY. She was born on August 29, 1958 in... Full story

 

Robert "Bob" Potter

Lt. Col. Robert "Bob" Potter USAF retired, 92, passed away, Thursday, September 29, 2022, after a tough battle with cancer. Bob was born in Park City, Utah and raised in the 'Hills of Wyoming'. He... Full story

 

Which came first: the turkey or the tree?

The holidays are here! But it seems to be increasingly less clear - or at least more debated - which holidays should be celebrated when.  Growing up, holidays weren't as extended as they are today,... Full story

 

Letter to the Editor: Angels among us

Dear Editor, Please print this. I don’t know who she was but it’s important to me that she see this. There are indeed angels among us. I want to sincerely thank the lady who shocked me the other day. She paid entirely for my new set of tires on...

 

Green River Police Department reports for Nov. 14 - 17

Green River Police Department reports for Nov. 14 At 10:30 a.m., officers responded to a report of fraud on Jensen Street. Officers met with an individual who reported money was fraudulently taken from a visa card they had purchased. The individual... Full story

 
 By Hannah Romero    People    November 23, 2022 

Speech and debate hosts tournament

The high school was bustling last weekend. A group of freshmen was running around the school carrying radios with Dan Parson "barking orders" at them while they tabulated results, organized rounds,...

 
 By Marcia Volner    People    November 23, 2022 

Woman's Club hears from Inside Connections, discusses upcoming holiday events

The general meeting of the Woman’s Club of Rock Springs was held on November 15, at White Mountain Library. This luncheon meeting was hosted by Jennie Malonek who brought turkey, stuffing and sweet potatoes. Members brought a variety of vegetables...

 

Travelers get the help they need through TASSC

Imagine stopping at the rest area between Laramie and Cheyenne, where the monument to Abraham Lincoln is located. After your tour of the site you return to the parking lot to continue your journey. You are horrified to discover that your vehicle is... Full story

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    November 23, 2022 

Wolves' wrestling camp champions

It was an amazing day of wrestling!! The Green River Wolves Wrestlers hosted the Green River City Championships for the Junior wrestlers on Saturday at Lincoln Middle School. There were a 176...

 
 By Nicole Pollack    News    November 23, 2022 

Railroad strike risk concerns leaders, strike could begin Dec 5

CASPER — Members of a major railroad union voted to reject a tentative contract deal, union leaders announced Monday, renewing the possibility of a strike that could shut down the country’s railroads — and several key Wyoming industries ...

 

Traditional Republicans hold onto leadership

CASPER – House Republicans chose Rep. Albert Sommers to be the next speaker of the House on Saturday, passing over his far-right colleague Sheridan Rep. Mark Jennings for the post, a lawmaker who attended the GOP caucus in Casper told the...

 
 By Alex Hargrave    News    November 23, 2022 

Amateur radio-aided rescue highlights useful hobby

BUFFALO - Two miles from U.S. Highway 16, a Nebraska man drove his truck through Crazy Woman Canyon before he slid off the road on Halloween night. Unharmed, but without a functioning vehicle or a...

 
 By Billy Arnold    News    November 23, 2022 

In the Rockies, goats beat bighorn sheep

JACKSON -It doesn't take much to get a mountain goat's goat. They go from "passive to aggressive really fast," said Joel Berger, the Barbara Cox Anthony University Chair of Wildlife Conservation at Co...

 

Wyoming News Briefs

NEWS BRIEFS for Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022 From Wyoming News Exchange newspapers Gas prices drop by nearly 5 cents a gallon in past week CHEYENNE (WNE) - Average gasoline prices in Wyoming have fallen 4... Full story

 

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