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 By Hannah Romero    People    November 24, 2021 

The Festival of Trees brings joy to the county

The halls are decked and the trees are decorated for YWCA of Sweetwater County's annual Festival of Trees. The yearly fundraiser, which includes the auction of holiday decor and fully decorated Christ...

 
 By Hannah Romero    People    November 24, 2021 

Little Shoppers event helps children give Christmas presents to families

When it comes to Christmas, most people think of parents getting presents for the children. However, some of the most memorable and special gifts are the ones children give to their family....

 
 By Hannah Romero    People    November 24, 2021 

Women's Club donates to GRPD's Buddy

The Green River Police Department and the Woman's Club of Rock Springs have something in common - they both work to help the community. "We just do it in different ways," Jacki Allison from the...

 
 By Staff Report    People    November 24, 2021 

Local food banks receive donations from All West

The Green River and Rock Springs food banks were included in food bank donations made by All West Communications and CoBank. The donations, amounting to more than $5,000, were made to six food banks in Wyoming and Utah. This is the third year All...

 

Dancers win big at Laramie competition

The Green River High School Wolf Pack Dance Team brought home several wins after competing at the 7,220 Spirit Championships at the University of Wyoming last weekend. The dancers won Judges' Choice,...

 

Donation helps fill emergency clothes closet

When workers of Peterson Beckner Industries heard the Sweetwater County Foster Care program's emergency clothes closet was running low, they made it their mission to restock it. With a donation of ove...

 

Food bank and Scouts work to meet food needs

Food often plays a crucial role in holiday celebrations — especially Thanksgiving. However, many families face food insecurity and need extra help making ends meet during the holiday season. This...

 

Freedom Race honors veterans

The fifth annual Veterans Freedom Race took place Saturday morning to honor and raise money to support veterans in the community.  The morning began with a 5k and 10k race starting and ending at the... Full story

 

GRHS Theater presents 'Spamalot'

The theater can be many things, but one is a place of escape - somewhere to get away, to laugh, to have fun and to forget the troubles of life for at least a little bit. This escape is something the G...

 

Friends enlist in the Marines

"Pride of Belonging." These three words are printed in bold on a small, shiny tag that has the Eagle, Globe, and Anchor printed on its four corners. This is one of the eleven benefit tags that are...

 

Can't stand still: "Footloose" is Western's next big musical

"I never walk when I can run, I don't believe I ever could. People try to slow me down, saying boy you really should kick back and chill but I can't stand still," Ren McCormack sings in the...

 

CFAC celebrates 55 years Nov. 6

First opened Nov. 6, 1966, the Community Fine Arts Center in Rock Springs has been a cultural highlight for both the community and visitors to Rock Springs for 55 years. The CFAC's existence has been... Full story

 

Women's club donates books to Head Start schools

The Woman’s Club of Rock Springs, General Federation of Woman’s Clubs Wyoming hosted its general meeting Oct. 19 at White Mountain Library in Rock Springs. The speaker for the meeting was Taneesa Congdon with the Center For Children and...

 

Hope and healing: bringing attention to pregnancy and infant loss awareness Month

October is a month of awareness for multiple causes, but one that is often overlooked is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. The tragedy of losing a baby affects one in four women and impacts...

 

Faith and Blue event seeks to develop community partnerships

Although Sweetwater County is a small community, it's not immune to feeling the effects of national unrest - such as the tensions between law enforcement and the public that have come to the...

 

Actors' Mission presents "Beer for Breakfast" this weekend

Friendship, the challenges of aging, and a battle of the sexes are all at the heart of "Beer for Breakfast," the Actors' Mission's newest production opening this weekend. The play tells the story of...

 

Journal seeks to inspire creativity

Hoping to inspire the community’s creative spark and submissions for its literary journal, Western Wyoming Community College plans to host workshops throughout the semester. “Boars Tusk” is a...

 

Kids treated to freeze-dried candies

Exclamations of excitement, surprise and occasionally disgust filled the multipurpose room in the library last Thursday as a group of teenagers conducted a blind taste test of freeze-dried candy.... Full story

 
 By Staff Report    People    October 7, 2021

Contractors want to help restock foster care closet

The Sweetwater County Foster Care program’s emergency clothes closet is severely depleted and Peterson Beckner Industries (PBI) has made it a mission to help restock it.  PBI is a steel erection company from Houston, Texas, currently working at...

 

Memorial hospital provides booster vaccines at weekly clinics

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine boosters are available at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County’s COVID-19 Vaccine Drive-thru. The drive-thru is open from 3-6 p.m. every Tuesday and Wednesday at 1200 College Drive. The vaccines are free and no...

 

Grubb announces departure from county library system

Sometimes living without regret means making big decisions.  This is true for Jason Grubb, who announced last week he is resigning from his position as the Sweetwater County Library System director....

 

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