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 People    June 3, 2020 

Hospital foundation gives $394K donation for new Hologic mammography unit

Memorial Hospital Foundation has generously donated $394,000 to Memorial Hospital to purchase a Hologic 3D Dimension state-of-the-art mammography unit. The purchase was approved in February and the staff at MHSC have been working diligently to get...

 
 People    June 3, 2020 

Mansface Mountain Music Festival cancelled

The Mansface Mountain Music Festival organized by the Muley Fanatic Foundation that was scheduled for July 17 and 18 on historic Expedition Island in Green River has been cancelled due to concerns over COVID-19 and the on-going restrictions on...

 

Outstanding graduate selected at Western

Western Wyoming Community College has announced the Outstanding Graduate and Innovative Educator of the Year awards for 2019-2020. Western’s Outstanding Graduate is selected by a committee that includes administrators, professionals, faculty, and...

 

Western selects new vice president

Western Wyoming Community College has appointed Clifford Wittstruck to the position of vice president for student learning, effective June 15. The Professional Standards Board reviewed 30 highly...

 

3 awarded memorial scholarship

Three Green River High School graduates recently received industrial arts scholarships named for Maicy Braden, a student who died in an automobile crash in 2016. This year, the $500 memorial...

 

Cancer center physician's manuscript published in prestigious medical journal

A manuscript by Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County’s Dr. Banu Symington will be published Thursday in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. The manuscript, “When Less IS More or Acknowledging the Value of Tincture of Time,” will be published...

 

Western receives commencement variance

Western Wyoming Community College has received approval from local and state health officials for its first variance to allow students to complete their spring labs and hands-on curriculum in-person. Additionally, the College’s Commencement...

 

Museum hosts beaver-naming contest

For many, many years, a stuffed beaver has graced the gallery of the Sweetwater County Historical Museum in Green River, greeting all visitors, especially children. But he (or she) has no name, and...

 

Department of Workforce Services adds call center agents for unemployment claims

The Department of Workforce Services is contracting with 30 additional call center agents in order to reduce the hold times and process the unprecedented number of Unemployment Insurance claims the agency has been receiving. The phone number to...

 

Library offers curbside service to residents

The Sweetwater County Library System will begin offering curbside services at its three main branches starting Wednesday, May 20. In order to pick up materials through this service, library patrons will be asked to place holds on their library cards...

 

Church donates to servers, school district

The Foundation of the Episcopal Diocese of Wyoming recently granted each congregation in the state $10,000 to distribute in their towns for COVID-19 relief projects. St. John’s Episcopal Church determined to spend the funds on several projects....

 
 By David Martin    People    May 6, 2020

First responders save birthdays

The smile on three-year-old Dakston Griffiths' face couldn't get any wider. The small boy clutched on to his toy Batman car with a glee often reserved for Christmas as a procession consisting of a...

 
 By David Martin    People    May 6, 2020

School food program begins summer shift

Renovation work at Lincoln Middle School and the rapidly approaching summer months has resulted in changes to Sweetwater County School District No. 2’s food program. Food is now available from...

 

Libraries offer professional skill-building service

From the Sweetwater County Library System The Sweetwater County Library System is excited to offer a new service to help patrons build their professional skills. Lynda.com is now available through the library’s website at sweetwaterlibraries.com....

 

Western instructors adapt to virtual classes

From Western Wyoming Community College Western Wyoming Community College has worked diligently to adapt to virtual function amidst the COVID-19 crisis. Western’s faculty have come up with innovative new ways to teach their previously in-person...

 
 By David Martin    People    April 29, 2020

Rekindling a high school tradition

Twin sisters graduating from Green River High School decided to restart what was once a yearly tradition for seniors, visible to thousands in the city. Kierstyn and Adrienne Revelli, with help from...

 
 By Staff Report    People    April 22, 2020

Girl Scout leaders honored

Five Green River Girl Scout leaders were recognized for their local contributions to the organization, earning awards for their accomplishments. Vicki Oliver, Kris Sherwin and Dottie Lacquement received the Girl Scout Appreciation Pin, which...

 

County museum produces review videos

From the Sweetwater County Historical Museum With people spending more time at home, the Sweetwater County Historical Museum announced a new Internet outreach feature Thursday.​ Museum director Brie Blasi said “History Screenshots,” short...

 

Cruising the Drag raises over $15k for MHSC

From Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County Thousands of people in hundreds of cars cruised The Drag in Rock Springs and Green River on Friday night, raising $15,386 for the Memorial Hospital Foundation COVID-19 Response Fund. “What a fabulous even...

 

County museum establishes scholarship program

From the Sweetwater County Historical Museum The Sweetwater County Historical Museum and its non-for-profit partner, the Sweetwater County Museum Foundation, are sponsoring a scholarship program and essay contest for 2020. ​ The scholarship...

 

Museum board work moves online

From the Sweetwater County Historical Museum The Sweetwater County Historical Museum Board of Directors will be conducting their monthly meetings on an online platform until COVID-19 related restrictions on public gatherings are lifted, Director Brie...

 

Western hosts virtual Future Mustangs Day

From Western Wyoming Community College Western Wyoming Community College welcomes prospective students to their virtual Future Mustangs Day on April 22, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Future Mustangs Day is an opportunity for high school seniors who have been acc...

 

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