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Warden defends county fire department staffing

As the Board of County Commissioners continues to look for ways to save revenue and make county services more efficient, Commissioners Roy Lloyd and Mary Thoman have turned their attention to the...

 
 By David Martin    City    December 23, 2021

City approves Lincoln land bid

The Green River City Council approved a lease agreement with JS Construction to develop two tracts of the former Lincoln High School property into residential housing. The council approved the bid...

 

FBI warns of phone scam

The Denver Division of the FBI is warning residents of both Colorado and Wyoming of a phone scam being conducted where the caller identifies themselves as a law enforcement official and asks for money or gift cards to clear supposed warrants and...

 

Festival of trees a success

YWCA of Sweetwater County’s Festival of Trees 2021 kicked off a festive start to the new year and helped raise over $20,000 to help support YWCA clients. The Festival of Trees is held each December to raise funds for all the services that YWCA...

 

John Earl Denman

John Earl Denman (JED), 70, passed away peacefully from an apparent heart attack at his home in Davis, California December 3rd, 2021. He was proud to have been vaccinated as well as receiving the...

 

Alfonso Joe Bernal

Alfonso Joe Bernal, 84, passed away Monday, December 20, 2021 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He died following a sudden illness. Mr. Bernal was a life-long of...

 

Eva May Bunch

Eva May Bunch, 94, passed away December 16, 2021 at the Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center in Green River, WY. She was a former resident of Rock Springs but spent most of her life in...

 

Christmas again, and again, and again

Christmas is back.  For the past month (or more), people have put up their lights and trees, sung along to their favorite festive tunes, bought and wrapped gifts, attended local celebrations and...

 

The joy of a blurry-eyed Christmas morning

Christmas traditions vary from family to family, but one of the less spoken traditions people tend to share is that of the blurry-eyed Christmas morning. It’s a morning anyone with children can...

 

Support group aims to help survivors

Starting in the new year, cancer survivors in Sweetwater County will have a new resource — a Cancer Survivorship Support Group. “We currently in Sweetwater County do not have an active cancer supp...

 

Green River Police Department reports for Dec. 11-20

Green River Police Department reports for Dec. 11 At 7:47 p.m., officers responded to a report of an individual causing a disturbance and assaulting an individual at the Buck’n Bar. The individual left prior to officer arrival, but during the...

 

Taking the leap: Shutran begins new position with U.S. Bank

After 26 years at U.S. Bank in Green River, Angela Shutran is ready for the next steps in her career. “I’m taking the leap,” Shutran said. Shutran has been working as the Assistant Vice Presiden...

 

Boys notch 3 wins at tourney

Overcoming a disappointing opening in Casper, the Green River High School boys basketball team notched three wins throughout the Flaming Gorge Classic. "We had some glimpses of really good offense and...

 

GRHS swimmers compete at home meet

Green River Pre-Invite (Dec. 17) Overall Scores 1. Laramie: 395.5 2. Rock Springs: 210 3. Evanston: 160.5 4. Green River: 152.5 5. Rawlins: 139 6. Lyman: 136.5 7. Kemmerer: 110 200 Yard Medley Relay 11. GRHS A (Logan Wadsworth, Colin Gilmore, Riley...

 

Lady Wolves net two wins at home

The Green River High School girls basketball team played hard during the Flaming Gorge Classic last weekend, ending with two wins and one frustrating loss. The loss came during the first game of the...

 

Wrestlers fare well in Reno, Kemmerer meets

The Wolves wrestling program took on multiple teams over the weekend, competing at meets in Reno, Nevada and Kemmerer. “The team we took to Reno competed well against some top tier competition. As a team we placed 22nd out of 106 teams,” head...

 

Steiss resigns from GR school board

A longtime member of the Sweetwater County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees resigned. Robin Steiss, a seven-year member of the board, announced her intent to resign from the board. The board is now accepting applications to fill the remainder...

 

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