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Articles from the December 22, 2022 edition

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Natrium reactor project delayed

TerraPower's president and CEO Chris Levesque recently announced the Natrium demonstration plant project set to be built in Kemmerer will be delayed by at least two years. "While the announcement of...


County wraps 2022

The Sweetwater County Board of County Commissioners finished up their business for the year during Tuesday’s meeting, which was also the last meeting for three of the current commissioners. During...


Congrats, Christmas artist

Congratulations to Sophia Reading, a fifth grader at Monroe Elementary School, for being the Grand Prize Winner of this year's Christmas Art Contest! See the rest of the contest entries in the... Full story


Virginia Bostock Messerly

Virginia Bostock Messerly gained her heavenly wings on December 15th, 2022 at 4:44 pm. Born October 4th, 1940, in Hyrum Utah, Virginia was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.... Full story


JoAnn Wyant

JoAnn Wyant, 87, passed away peacefully with her family by her side Monday, December 19, 2022 at home in Green River, Wyoming. She was a resident of Green River for 69 years and former resident of... Full story


Glenn Alan Starkey

Glenn Alan Starkey, 72, passed away Friday, December 16, 2022 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a resident of Rock Springs for 40 years and was a former... Full story


Jerry Lynn Jones

Jerry Lynn Jones, 61, passed away Sunday, December 18, 2022 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. He was born on June 7, 1961 in Beach, North Dakota, the son of Robert T.E. Jones and Marlys... Full story


Kevin D. Becenti

Kevin D. Becenti, 39, passed away on Monday, December 19, 2022 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He was a life-long resident of Green River, Wyoming. He was born... Full story


Kylee P. Douglas

Kylee P. Douglas, 25, passed away at her home in Los Angeles, California on December 13, 2022. She was born on December 4, 1997 in Rock Springs, Wyoming, the daughter of David W. Burnett and Hillarie... Full story


Betty Jean (Welsh) Daniel

Betty Jean (Welsh) Daniel, 90, passed away Tuesday December 20, 2022 at Deer Trail Assisted Living in Rock Springs, Wyoming. Mrs. Daniel was a life-long resident of Rock Springs. She was born April... Full story

 By Lu Sweet    Opinion    December 22, 2022

Lifelong Learning: "Hygge" and other comfy words

During the Thanksgiving and Christmas Holidays my family and I watch Hallmark and Lifetime Christmas movies. It’s become quite a little tradition. They are all very similar in nature, but we never really look at them as “if you’ve seen one,...


Green River Police Department reports for Dec. 9 - 16

Green River Police Department reports for Dec. 9 At 10:31 a.m., officers responded to the area of E Teton Boulevard for a report of a larceny. Officers met with an individual who reported a possible theft by a family member. Officers gathered... Full story


GRHS band brings joy through music

Students at Green River High School are often involved in a number of activities, from sports to speech and debate to theater. But one of the main activities is sometimes overlooked - often because...


Speech and Debate takes second in Cheyenne

Last weekend, the Green River High School Speech and Debate team continued the impressive start to their season with a second place win in 3A Sweepstakes at the Cheyenne East Holiday Classic, a... Full story


White Mountain Lumber donates to Food Bank

White Mountain Lumber hosted their annual two-person scramble golf tournament July 15, where $1,400 was raised by selling mulligans. Those profits were donated to the Food Bank of Sweetwater... Full story


Sweetwater County Birth Announcements

Andrew and Mariah Jones of Rock Springs have announced the birth of their daughter Aurora Wren Jones, who was born Nov. 30. Drak Owens and Teirra Martinez of Green River have announced the birth of their son Rusty James Owens, who was born Dec.... Full story


Wolves swimmers take third at Green River Invite

The Green River Wolves Swimming and Diving team had a great weekend in the pool. Facing aggressive teams from the other side of the state, the boys had strong finishes and ended the meet in third...


Flaming Gorge Classic Results

Girls 3-Point: Brianna Strauss - Green River Boys 3-Point: Tuck Davis - Manila Slam Dunk: Taft McClure - Star Valley Boys Thursday, December 15 4A Evanston 43 1A Farson-Eden 35 4A Natrona County 50 3A #3 Lyman 25 Bear Lake, ID 46 4A Riverton 40 4A... Full story


Lady Wolves matched with tough teams

The Flaming Gorge Classic is one of the biggest tournaments of the year. Teams travel from around the state, and from Idaho and Utah, to compete. The teams were matched up well for great competition...


Boys make goals for tournament

This past weekend, the Wolves Boys Basketball team took on Pinedale, Bear Lake, and Rawlins in the Flaming Gorge Classic Tournament. Green River won the game against Pinedale with a final score of...

 By Pete Rust    Sports    December 22, 2022

Wrestlers continue to grow

The Green River High School Wrestling team split and participated in two different tournaments this past week. Twenty-one varsity wrestlers were sent to compete in the very tough National Reno...


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