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 By David Martin    City    December 12, 2018

VFW sends Christmas cheer

Snacks, newspapers, hats, Christmas cards and more were stuffed into the care packages. Whatever could fit, went in and was sent to troops overseas Tuesday afternoon by volunteers from VFW Post 2312....

 

Home threatened by ice jam

As the water and ice started to pour onto the property, the owner just looked on in terror. Not knowing what do or who to call, he just stood there shocked and wondering if he and his wife would lose...

 
 By David Martin    News    December 12, 2018

Wilson enters guilty plea

Green River City Councilman Allan Wilson entered a guilty plea to sexual abuse Monday morning. Wilson was scheduled for a motion hearing Monday at 11 a.m., but the hearing became a change of plea... Full story

 

River ice jam cannot be removed

The Sweetwater County Emergency Management Agency can’t blow up ice jams in the Green River even if a home is being threatened. Jamestown residents Todd and Susie Heslep called emergency management...

 
 By David Martin    City    December 12, 2018

Traffic light will be removed

The traffic signal at the intersection of Flaming Gorge Way and N. 1st E. Street will be taken down. The Wyoming Department of Transportation switched the traffic signal to flash Monday afternoon,...

 

Lucy Frazier

Lucy Frazier, 53, of  Green River, passed away Dec. 8, 2018, at her home.  A former, longtime resident of Green River and resident of Reliance for the past year, she died following a brief...

 

Susan G. Gorsuch Munoz

Susan G. Gorsuch Munoz, 74, of Green River, passed away Nov. 30, 2018, in Salt Lake City, surrounded by her loving family. She had been a longtime resident of Green River and a former resident of...

 

Norma Jean Paxton

Norma Jean Paxton, 87, passed away Dec. 9, 2018, at her home in Green River, surrounded by her family. She was a lifelong resident of Green River. Paxton was born Dec. 27, 1930, in Green River, the...

 

Dorothy Ruth Barney

Dorothy Ruth Barney, 74, of Green River passed away Dec. 7, 2018, at the University of Utah Medical Center, Salt Lake City, following a sudden illness. She was born April 12, 1944, in Driggs,...

 

Donald K. Warne

Donald K. Warne, 89, of Rock Springs, passed away Dec. 9, 2018, at Sage View Care Center after a lengthy illness. Donald was born March 07, 1929, in Pierre, S.D., the son of Theodore (Red) and...

 

Paul J. Zorn

Paul J. Zorn, 61, passed away Dec. 4, 2018, at his home in Green River. He was a resident of Green River for 47 years and was a former resident of Utah. Zorn was born Feb. 12, 1957, in Price, Utah, the son of  Delbert Zorn and Margaret Robinson....

 

Marie Fitzloff

Marie Fitzloff, 59, of Rock Springs passed away peacefully Dec. 4, 2018, at her home.  She was a longtime resident of Rock Springs for about 38 years. She was born April 7, 1959, in Sterling, Ill., t...

 

Our view: Enzi's objection disappoints

Anyone stopping at the Green River Post Office Tuesday afternoon would have seen the support our community has for our servicemen. A trailer packed with priority boxes was brought to the post office by members of the VFW, sending them to soldiers...

 

Letter: Mule deer migration at risk

Over 100 years ago Abner Luman created the Green River Drift, a grazing system where he moved his cows more than 100 miles each way from near La Barge to the upper Green River near Union Pass, and then back again. The cows grazed slowly up the Green...

 

Where are the books?

Ah. Yes. It’s the case of the missing library books: part two. During this past month, my sons, Matthew, 8, and John, 6, have managed to misplace three library books. Even though I check their...

 
 By Lu Sweet    Opinion    December 12, 2018

Lifelong learning: Staying realistic and un-focusing

I read an article by Drs. Srini Pillay and David R. McDuff in the Nov./Dec. 2018 issue of Coach and AD, where they discussed how student-athletes can sharpen their minds by actually intentionally “un-focusing.” I really enjoyed this article and...

 

Blankets to keep GR residents warm

A group of seniors who wanted to make some home-bound residents' lives a little bit warmer made more than 80 blankets to give them. Members of the sewing group at the Golden Hour Senior Center...

 

Students enjoy library visit

After listening to six books, children were faced with the tough decision of having to pick just one as their own. On Friday, first-grade students in Phyllis Timmons' and Brittney Montogmery's...

 

Speech team named to 400 club

For a second time, the Green River High School Speech and Debate team was named to the 400 Club. According to a press release from the National Speech and Debate Association, club awards were given...

 

Student-written play performances scheduled

A play based on Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol,” written by Green River High School seniors will grace the stage next week. GRHS theater director Bradlee Skinner said the one-man show is an...

 

Boys start season with 3 wins

The Green River High School boys basketball team started their season in strong fashion after earning three wins during a tournament in Riverton. The boys defeated Cheyenne South 63-49, Cody 67-46...

 

Girls earn 3 wins in tournament play

This weekend the Lady Wolves basketball team won three games in a row on the road. The Lady Wolves traveled to Casper for the Casper Invite and played Natrona County, Cody and Laramie during the...

 

Wrestlers take 2nd place in Evanston

The Green River High School wrestling team started the season strong with a second-place finish in Evanston over the weekend. The Wolves scored 202.5 points during the tournament, coming up short against Spring Creek High School from Nevada and its...

 

Boys swim takes 1st in Laramie

The Wolves swimming team took first place in the Laramie pentathlon and third in the Laramie relays. Diving and assistant coach Rick Barker said the team traveled to Laramie and competed in relays...

 

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