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Angel Tree and Giving Tree programs give Christmas joy for Green River's seniors

When it comes to Christmas, the spirit of generosity extends throughout the community, but a few organizations put in extra effort to make sure one group isn't forgotten - Green River's senior citizen...

 

Pony Express group plans Christmas card ride

The Sweetwater County Pony Express rides again every year during the holiday season to deliver Christmas cards. This year, which is the 20th year the event has been held, the Christmas card ride will take place Saturday, Dec. 11. Cards will be...

 

Green River Police Department reports for Nov. 22-29

Green River Police Department reports for Nov. 22 At 7:11 p.m., officers responded to a report of a stolen vehicle at Soul Studio. Officers met with an individual who reported their vehicle missing. The vehicle was later located and returned. It was...

 

Debaters start season

After an unusual and difficult year, the Green River High School speech and debate team is getting back to debating. “COVID hit us hard,” Coach Dan Parson said. Without being able to travel for...

 

Our View: Why don't we just cover positive news?

It’s a question that frequently pops up whenever there’s unflattering coverage of a governmental entity or group — often posed by those at the center of that coverage: “Why don’t you focus on anything positive?” It’s a question with...

 

William Redmond Thompson

William Redmond Thompson, 16, passed away November 21, 2021 in Rock Springs, Wyoming. William was born May 11, 2005 the eldest son of Jeremy and Stacy Thompson in Millcreek, Utah. William was a...

 

Charla Gene Fryburger Gutierrez

Our loving mother, daughter, sister, niece, cousin and friend Charla Gene Fryburger Gutierrez, passed away in the early morning hours on October 27th, 2021, at the age of 57. She was taken from us...

 

Leslie Ann Wilson

Leslie Ann Wilson, 65, passed away on Sunday, November 28, 2021 at her home in Green River, Wyoming surrounded by family and friends. She was born on January 15, 1956 in Lander, Wyoming, the daughter...

 

Radio play will raise money for thespian festival trip

The Green River High School Theater Department will bring some extra Christmas cheer to the community this week to help support local students attending the Wyoming State Thespian Festival next week....

 

County sees more interest in Red Desert lands

Buyers continue to show their interest in purchasing parcels of land in the Red Desert, despite the area being devoid of utilities or means to access properties. Jim Zimmerman, the code enforcement...

 
 By David Martin    City    December 2, 2021

Protestors oppose district vaccinations, grant funds

Monday afternoon, a group of residents stood on Monroe Avenue outside the Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Central Office and protested a vaccination clinic hosted by the district. Melissa...

 

Wrestlers look forward to successful season

The Wolves' wrestling program is putting the work into having a successful season and head coach Josh Wisniewski is feeling good about the kids and the team's composition this season. "We have a...

 

Lady Wolves build on previous successes

After a strong season last year, the Lady Wolves basketball team is ready to come back strong and keep improving. Last year the Green River High School girls basketball team finished in fourth place...

 

Boys swimming team starts rebuilding year

As Green River High School boys dive into the pool and the start of the swim season, many are diving in for the first time. "I'd say we're looking at a good half of our team have never been on a high...

 

Wolves seek to play their best basketball

With non-conference tournament play set to start next week, head coach Laurie Ivie is already happy with what she's seeing from the Green River High School boys basketball team. After a week of...

 

Volleyball coach steps down

Longtime Green River High School volleyball coach Rikki Shantz has decided to step down from her position. An announcement was issued Tuesday evening by Athletics Director Tony Beardsley. “It has been an honor to work with so many great...

 

James Stewart Ryans Jr.

James Stewart Ryans Jr., 50, passed away in Riverview, Florida at his home following a sudden illness. He was a resident of Florida for the past thirteen years and former resident of Colorado. He was...

 

Tom Joe Brangham

Tom Joe Brangham, 74, passed away peacefully Saturday, November 20, 2021 at his home in Green River, Wyoming surrounded by his family. He died following a lengthy illness. He was a longtime resident...

 

Elsie Cole

Elsie Cole, 81, passed away Monday, November 22, 2021 at Missions at Castle Rock in Green River, Wyoming. She died following a lengthy illness. She was a resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming for the... Full story

 

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