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Articles from the December 15, 2022 edition

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Support for single mothers

The first time Debra Moerke saw the old Washington Square building, she was part of the funeral procession for her five-year-old granddaughter.  Grieving the loss of little McKenzie to cancer,... Full story

 

Lie to them

In an effort to find more efficient and cost-effective lie detection techniques, the Green River Police Department, Rock Springs Police Department, and Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office are...

 
 By Deb Sutton    People    December 15, 2022

Hospital elects 2023 officers

The Medical Staff of Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County has elected new officers for the coming year. During a recent meeting, the medical staff elected to retain General Surgeon Brianne Crofts,... Full story

 

Game and Fish tags trout to estimate pup population

Fisheries managers from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department are concerned about the number of lake trout pups in Flaming Gorge Reservoir. In partnership with Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, the... Full story

 

Stephanie Peterson

Stephanie Peterson, 76, passed away peacefully Sunday, December 11, 2022 surrounded by her family. Stephanie was born in Green River, Wyoming on November 14th, 1946 to Preston and Betty Roderick.... Full story

 

Robert E. Loshonkohl

Robert E. Loshonkohl, 64, passed away Thursday, November 24, 2022 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Springs, Wyoming. Mr. Loshonkohl was a resident of Rock Springs for the last 9... Full story

 

Leonard Rueben Wegner

Leonard Rueben Wegner, 78, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Friday, December 2, 2022 at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. Mr. Wegner was a resident of Rock Springs for 24 years and... Full story

 

Emil John Blazovich

Emil John Blazovich, 90, passed away on Monday, December 5, 2022 at Mission at Castle Rock Center in Green River, Wyoming. He was a life-long resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was born on April 10... Full story

 

Ernest "Ernie" Wayne Dunn

Ernest “Ernie” Wayne Dunn, 73, passed away Thursday, December 8, 2022 peacefully at his home in Rock Springs, Wyoming surrounded by family. Mr. Dunn was a life-long resident of Rock Springs. He... Full story

 

David "Davey" Lee Dunn

David "Davey" Lee Dunn, passed away Friday, December 9, 2022 at Deer Trail Assisted Living in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a life-long resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming, He was born on April 14,... Full story

 

Linda Sue Garner

Linda Sue Garner, 71, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 9, 2022 at her home, surrounded by her very large family. She courageously fought lung cancer for four years. Linda was born in... Full story

 

Eileen Bertoncelj McCulley

Eileen Bertoncelj McCulley passed away peacefully at the home of her sister and brother-in-law surrounded by family on December 10, 2022. She was born October 8, 1934, to Andrew and Alnora Bertoncelj... Full story

 

Tale as old as Christmastime

Last weekend I was sitting in the Broadway Theater in Rock Springs, but my heart was transported back to Victorian London. I watched characters I've known for as long as I can remember bring one of... Full story

 

Green River Police Department reports for Dec. 4 - 9

Green River Police Department reports for Dec. 4 At 2:44 a.m., officers responded to a report of an individual on Monroe Avenue wearing what they thought was a bulletproof vest. Officers canvassed the area and observed an individual matching the desc... Full story

 

GRHS Theatre takes second at State Thespian Festival

The Green River High School theatre department earned a second place finish at the annual Wyoming Thespian Festival in Gillette, Wyoming on December 8-10, setting a new school record with 13 students... Full story

 

GRHS Speech and Debate team takes first at Casper College tournament

The Green River High School Speech and Debate team traveled to Casper College last weekend and came home with a first place win. The team ranked in the 3A Sweepstakes at the tournament, and had team... Full story

 

Swimmers snag a tie with Kelly Walsh in Laramie

The Green River Wolves Boys Swimming and Diving team made impressive finishes after two intense days of competition. The first day of races in Laramie was back-to-back relays with 11 teams competing....

 

Lady Wolves face tough competition in Casper

The Lady Wolves Basketball team wasn't prepared for the speed of the game that they saw hitting the court on Thursday. Their first tournament of the season was an eye-opener for the young team. The...

 

Boys basketball team never gave up their fight

The Green River Wolves Boys Basketball team traveled to Casper on Thursday for their first tournament of the season. Tournaments are especially good for the teams to get a feel for playing with new...

 

Lincoln Middle School basketball teams win conference games

Lincoln Middle School 8th grade basketball team won the Southwest Conference Championship for the 2022 season on December 10. Conference took place in Rock Springs. Lincoln Middle School 7th grade... Full story

 
 By Pete Rust    Sports    December 15, 2022

Wolves Boys wrestlers place fourth, Girls get very first victory

The Green River Wrestling boys varsity and junior varsity and, for their first meet ever, the girls varsity team, traveled south this past weekend to Heber City, Utah, to participate in the Wasatch...

 
 By Billy Arnold    News    December 15, 2022

Conservation meets consternation

JACKSON – In the windy, unincorporated hunting and ranching enclave of Bondurant, south of Jackson Hole, Richard Pearson is thought to be one of the oldest residents who grew up there. Pearson doesn’t like what he’s seeing in the town he’s...

 

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