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Our View: Sign may not have been a good buy

With a purchase cost of approximately $17,000, the Golden Hour Senior Center placed a new electronic sign. The sign features information about what upcoming events the center has planned as well as some advertising thrown in the mix, but while an...

 

Keep Christ in Christmas

Keeping Christ in Christmas is something my family has always done. Growing up, I can remember how hard my mom and dad worked to make sure we were at church almost every Sunday and that we were in...

 
 By Mike Enzi    Opinion    December 31, 2014

Expect good changes, not miracles with new Congress

The results of the midterm elections were a clear declaration that Americans feel they have been ignored. As Congress prepares for the upcoming session starting in January 2015, we need to bring to light the pressing issues that the current majority...

 

Feeling a pinch from an online scam

As a journalist, one of the biggest parts of my job is meeting deadlines. While the paper comes out on Wednesday, I often times will have to have stories done Monday or even earlier. It’s something...

 

Ice fishing: tip-ups versus fishing poles

As I was digging through my gear, getting ready for this season and I have come to a conclusion that I am a hoarder. I noticed I have about nine tip-ups left that I hardly use anymore, unless I am heading over South Pass to fish Boysen or Seminole. T...

 

Sweetwater County libraries are full of magic

So I’ve been watching the new television show “The Librarians.” Being someone who works at the library, the title intrigued me -- and the show didn’t disappoint. “The Librarians” revolves around a group of people who work for the...

 

Presents wrapped for free

Seniors who needed help wrapping presents, putting on bows or writing out tags did not have to worry this year. Thursday, employees of The City of Green River's Finance Department were on-hand at the...

 

Church helps through donations

Giving is something most only think about around the holiday season. For members of the Monroe Baptist Church, giving is a year-round activity, with special attention given around Christmas....

 

A year to remember

Last year, was filled with donations, volunteer work and great school programs. In February, Green River High School was proud to say that for the second year in a row they beat Rock Springs High Scho...

 

Family donates books, blankets

Kindness can take many forms. This year, kindness took the form of blankets and books, which were donated to the Wyoming Department of Family Services just before Christmas. Sarah, Laura, Julia, Anna, Mary and Lily Harris made blankets and collected...

 

Speech team faces tough competition

With 36 teams at the Cheyenne East Tournament this weekend, the Green River Speech and Debate Team knew it would be hard to grab first place. “This is a very tough tournament with teams from many states with well established and large, successful...

 

Colorado Circle's tradition will continue

Once again, the street of Colorado Circle will illuminate on Christmas Eve night. Residents on Colorado Circle wanted the community to know they will still be putting out luminaries this year. In...

 

Carroll takes over as Lady Wolves coach

Nearly 20 years ago, head coach Rick Carroll helped lead the Green River High School girl’s basketball to the Wyoming 4A State Championship game in Casper. This Friday night, Carroll will return to the sidelines for the Lady Wolves when they...

 

Wolves finish second in Colorado

It was quite the finish to last weekends Warrior Classic in Grand Junction, Colo. Going into the final match of the tournament, the Green River High School wrestling team was third out of 35 teams that featured schools from Colorado, Utah, and...

 

Boys learn at FGC

It was a tough weekend of competition for the Green River High School boy’s basketball team. The Wolves faced a daunting three-game schedule that included matchups against the number two (Gillette) and three ranked (Cheyenne East) teams in the...

 

Lady Wolves pickup two victories

It was a good weekend for the Green River High School girl's basketball team. The Lady Wolves won two out of three games at the 20th annual Flaming Gorge basketball tournament and are now 2-2 on the...

 

Green River notches comeback win

The Green River High School girl’s basketball team had a flair for the dramatic when they opened up last week’s Flaming Gorge Classic. In a back-and-fourth affair the Lady Wolves were able to get their first win of the season when junior Averee...

 

Junior varsity has solid performance in Colorado

While their varsity teammates were competing in Grand Junction, the Green River High School junior varsity wresting team was competing against tough competition in Fruita, Colo. Kaycee Cochrane finished in first place for Green River. Caleb Nathan an...

 

Green River soccer has year to remember

The 2013-14 spring sports season was another banner year for soccer at Green River High School. The campaign included a perfect regular season record for the Lady Wolves and a 4A West Regional title and third-place finish at state by the boys squad....

 

Basketball squads get second shot at Braves

The Green River High School boy’s and girls basketball teams won’t have to wait long to start the 2015 portion of their schedule, and they will do so against a familiar foe. After losing their home openers earlier this month against Star Valley,...

 

Green River wrestles to second place

While the four winter sports teams at Green River High School have already started the 2014-15 season, the 2013-14 season had some strong individual and team performances. The Wolves wrestling team wrapped up the 2014 season in March with the...

 

Young squad learns, finishes 2014 with victory

Earlier this fall, the five Green River High School sports team wrapped up the season. During the course of the season, there were plenty of positives that showed the future would be bright for the Wolves. While it may not have always shown in the...

 

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