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Craft fair has almost everything

From hats, scarfs, purses and handmade knick knacks to rocks, soap, jewelry and candles. The Golden Hour Senior Center's Craft Fair had a little bit of everything. On Friday evening and Saturday, the...

 

GRHS Speech and Debate Team takes 4th

Another road trip produced another fourth-place finish for the speech and debate team. The Green River High School Speech and Debate team traveled to Cheyenne this past weekend to compete in Cheyenne...

 

Peek a Boo helps toddlers learn

Anyone stopping by the Sweetwater County Library Monday morning would have seen a small group of toddlers and their parents playing Peek a Boo. According to Becky Iwen, the youth services manager at...

 

Residents enjoy balloon turkey shoot

Armed with Nerf guns, the seniors set their sights on the target -- balloons with turkeys drawn on them. Sometimes they would hit one and other times they would miss, but the goal was always the...

 

GR students win recipe contest

A new item called the quesadilla burrito created by two Green River students will be added to a business's menu after they won the company's culinary competition. Vincent Leahy and Kassandra Reyes,...

 

Western Wyoming College Foundation receives big donation

First Bank, a Division of Glacier Bank, in Rock Springs recently made a $50,000 donation to the Western Wyoming College Foundation. The First Bank Endowment, set-up to help low to moderate income students, is an appreciated addition to the...

 

Megafire presentation set

A presentation about mega fires will cover the conditions that lead up to such fires and how they can be managed or mitigated. The Sweetwater County Fire Department, Rock Springs Fire Department, North 40 Productions, US Forest Service, Wyoming...

 

Children win firefighter coloring contest

A number of Green River children received awards for their artwork during the Green River City Council meeting Tuesday night. The children competed in a coloring contested hosted by the Green River... Full story

 

Anyone order some dog donuts?

A book motivated one Green River preschool class to make dog donuts and then take them to the animal shelter to feed the dogs. Last week, Nancy Johnson’s Monkey Class at the Green River Sweetwater...

 

First meet ends with 4th place finish

The speech and debate team ended its first meet with a fourth-place finish. The Green River High School Speech and Debate Team traveled to Casper this weekend to start this year’s season. Cheyenne...

 

Veterans honored at center

As patriotic music played, Green River veterans gathered for a free meal and fellowship. On Friday, the Golden Hour Senior Center provided all veterans with a free meal, including a French dip, wedge...

 

Christmas present drop-off now open in GR

Sweetwater County residents have the chance to send Christmas presents to those in other countries who wouldn’t normally receive one. Mindy France, Operation Christmas Child central drop off team...

 

Speech and Debate team to start season

With about 50 members, the Green River High School Speech and Debate team is preparing for its first tournament in Casper. “We remain one of the larger teams in Wyoming, but we have significantly...

 

Baby born on Veterans Day receives gift basket

The first baby born at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County on Veterans Day received a big gift basket to share with his mom. The “Legion Family” of American Legion Archie Hay Post 24, again this year, assembled a gift basket full of goodies,...

 

Boy Scout earns his Eagle award

A Green River Boy Scout recently obtained the highest Boy Scout honor after carrying out his bat house project. For Boy Scout Troop 78 member Nathan Nelson, trying to help the community while...

 

Middle schoolers work hard in the pool

If you ask Randy Walker, he'd say swimming is sport in its purest form. He advises his middle-school swimmers that other swimmers aren't the people they're competing against. They should focus on...

 

Horses stop by rehabilitation center

Last week, residents at the Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center and The Villa received a surprise visit from a couple of furry guests. Bobbi Jo and Gene Drozd decided to bring a couple of...

 

Students to perform play

A play based on the Salem witch trials is sure to captivate those who go and see it. The Green River High School theater department is putting on "The Crucible," which was written by Arthur Miller....

 

Grant used to purchase new books

United Way of Southwest Wyoming was awarded an $8,000 grant from Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation to increase the time parents spend reading out loud with their children. With these funds, 3,200 books will be mailed to children in Sweetwater,...

 

Kids can visit WWCC

Western Wyoming Community College will host the annual Choices event Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. on campus. The welcome session will take place in the theater. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the event starts at 9:30 a.m. Choices is an opportunity...

 

World War II discussed at Western

Western Wyoming Community College’s History Department will host Lisa Ossian as she presents “The Forgotten Generation” Nov. 8 at 7. p.m. in room 1302. Ossian, a history professor at Des Moines Area Community College in Iowa, and alumnus of the...

 

DAR celebrates 15 years

On Oct. 20, the High Desert Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution hosted its monthly meeting and celebrated the 15th anniversary of the Chapter.  It is one of 10 chapters in the state and currently meets...

 

Green River couple celebrates 25 years

Gayle and Nick Bacila are celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary Oct. 29, 2018. Gayle and Nick were married Oct. 29, 1993, at the Green River Alliance Church. Pastor Dave Miller conducted the...

 

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