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Girls fall to Star Valley Friday

Green River High School's Girls Basketball Team had a bumpy start to their season after losing their first game against Star Valley, 53-26. "We allowed Star Valley some easy baskets," head coach Rick...

 

Wrestlers take 3rd in Evanston

The Green River High School varsity and junior varsity wrestling teams did well at the Evanston Invitational tournament this weekend. They came away with tournament wins after losing their first dual...

 

Swimmers qualify 3 for March state meet

The Green River High School Boys Swimming and Diving Team are off to a great start to their season, qualifying three swimmers for the state competition, which will take place in Gillette Feb. 26-27....

 

Varsity boys take loss in opener

To start the weekend off right, Green River High School’s junior varsity basketball team won their first game of the season, against Star Valley. The score was 46-38. Head basketball coach Laurie Iv...

 

Volleyball player signs with Central Wyo. College

One of the Lady Wolves will take to the volleyball court next year as a Central Wyoming College Rustler. Senior Hattie Hix signed a letter of intent with Riverton's CWC last week to continue her volle...

 

Adopt a grandparent for Christmas

Green River residents are being encouraged to buy Christmas gifts for those living at the Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center. This year, employees at the center wanted to make every...

 

Golden Hour Senior Center to host 2 Holiday dinners

Golden Hour Senior Center will host its Christmas dinner Thursday. One dinner will take place at 11:30 a.m., while the other is scheduled to take place at 1 p.m. Cost is $8 per person, which includes ham, au gratin potatoes, sweet potato soufflé,...

 

Students receive All-State honors

Several Green River High School Theater students received All-State recognition at the Wyoming State Drama competition. A couple weeks ago, students from all over the state traveled to Laramie to...

 

Speech team receives national recognition

The Green River High School Speech and Debate Team recently received a letter stating it was going to receive one of the highest national recognitions. Head coach Carina Stulken said the team...

 

Truman Elementary receives a Christmas gift

Tis' the season for giving in Green River. Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center partnered with the Wesswick Foundation to bring some Christmas cheer on Friday. The center donated $300 worth...

 

Couple to celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Bill and Janet (Cuthbertson) Hoyt will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. Bill and Janet were married Dec. 18, 1965, in the First Christian Church in Laramie. They are the parents of two...

 

Green River's novice team does well at tournament

The Green River High School Speech and Debate Team hosted the speech tournament Friday and Saturday at the GRHS. Although varsity members were not allowed to compete at this tournament, novice team members were allowed to. Green River Novice Results...

 

Births

Andrew Bennet Lane Keith Lane and Isabel Corter Lane of Wamsutter recently announced the birth of their son Andrew Bennet Lane. He was born Nov. 22, 2015, at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. Autumn Taylor Turner Tiffany and Brandon Turner of...

 

Don't just throw unwanted fish all over the ground

Anyone who fishes for burbot in southwest Wyoming can’t deny the excitement they feel when they land one of those huge, slimy, eel-like, invasive burbot. They’re invasive because someone or some group of people illegally introduced the fish into...

 

Bryant Smith

Bryant Smith, 20, of Green River, passed away Dec. 11, 2015 at the Northern Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, Colo., from injuries sustained from an auto accident. He was employed as a welder's... Full story

 

William Boyd "Butch" Soltis

William Boyd "Butch" Soltis, Sr. 86, of Rock Springs, passed away Dec. 11, 2015.  He had been a longtime resident of Rock Springs, and former resident of Superior. He was born Aug. 18, 1929, in... Full story

 

Judy K. Winter

Judy K. Winter, 73, of Rock Springs, passed away Dec. 10, 2015, at the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County.  A lifelong resident of Rock Springs, Winter died following a brief illness. She was bor... Full story

 

Jerry Elaine Prince

Jerry Elaine Prince, 69, of Green River, died Dec. 3, 2015, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper after a short illness. She was a former resident of Eureka, Calif., moving to Green River in 1976.... Full story

 

Foundation shares love of books

Children's giggles and smiles fill the room as they intently listen to lines from the book "The Day the Crayons Came Home" being read to them by librarians' theatrical voices. A page featuring the...

 

Grant will aid city police dept.

A homeland security grant to benefit the Green River Police Department was approved by the City Council last night. The grant totals $45,954 and will not require any funds from the city and is fully...

 

Boys charged as adults in assault

Two 16-year-old Green River boys will be charged as adults after they attempted to strangle a woman at the Green River Youth Home so they could run away. Even though they are juveniles, the boy’s...

 

Commissioners: public losing confidence in hospital admins

Two Sweetwater County Commissioners allege the public is losing faith in Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County’s administration, an allegation hospital board members deny. During a discussion...

 

Scams continue to circulate

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office issued an updated consumer alert on Wednesday warning residents of telephone scam artists calling and pretending to be with the IRS. “We’ve received a great many reports lately and the Joint...

 

Database paying off for law enforcement

A new database of outstanding warrants on the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office website is already paying off for the office. Det. Dick Blust, the sheriff office’s public information officer, said people listed on the database have started...

 

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