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 By David Martin    People    May 22, 2019 

Powell's legacy celebrated this week

With the 150th anniversary of Maj. John Wesley Powell’s historic expedition down the Green River this week, several events are planned to help celebrate and honor Powell’s initial 1869...

 
 People    May 22, 2019 

UW's Outstanding Undergraduates named

Dylan Rust, of Green River, and Jess Fahlsing, of Rock Springs, are the recipients of the University of Wyoming's highest honor as top graduating seniors. The two Sweetwater County students are the wi...

 
 People    May 22, 2019 

B-17 Bomber to visit county

A piece of World War II history will pay a visit to Sweetwater County June 10-16, over Father’s Day Weekend. The Commemorative Air Force Airbase Arizona is flying its B-17 bomber, Sentimental Journey, to the Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport as...

 
 People    May 22, 2019 

ArtCamp registration is open

The Community Fine Arts Center and the Sweetwater Board of Cooperative Educational Services are once again hosting ArtCamp Students in fifth through ninth grade will complete nearly a dozen projects including drawing in different medium, collage,...

 
 By David Martin    People    May 15, 2019

GR junior kindergarteners visit the library

Children in Bonnie Orr's junior kindergarten class got the opportunity to visit the Sweetwater County Library last week, learning about what the library offers and having a chance to make a...

 

Students participate in wax museum

Elementary students learned at a young age how to present information they gathered to an audience. Last week, students in Brittney Montgomery and Phyllis Timmons' first-grade classes at Harrison...

 

Senior Mother's Day tea well attended

Over the years, the Mother's Day Tea at the Golden Hour Senior Center has grown. This year, about 130 attendees joined in celebrating Mother's Day at the center by having tea and eating numerous...

 

May the Fourth be with you

Children of all ages were using the force to navigate their way from activity to activity at the May the Fourth be with you event. On Saturday afternoon the Sweetwater County Library hosted a May the...

 

GR grad receives award

At the April 12 Martin Methodist College annual Honors Convocation, two students, athletes Teven “Drew” Nipper of Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Aubriana Schneider of Green River, were recognized as joint recipients of the prestigious MMC Alumni...

 

GR students sweep welding competition

Western Wyoming Community College hosted the Percy Hadley Welding Contest on April 12 and three Green River students took the top spots. The Percy Hadley Welding Contest is an annual high-school welding competition hosted by Western. Each high...

 

Former GRHS graduate honored at UW

Katie James, a 2015 Green River High School graduate, who is currently studying at the University of Wyoming, was named the Outstanding Physical Education Major of the Year by the Division of Kinesiology and Health. This award is presented to one of...

 

Thrift store gives donations to many organizations

Thanks to a local group, many organizations received monetary donations. The St. John’s Episcopal Thrift Shop committee recently met to determine which organizations would receive money the shop...

 

Paramedicine degree now offered

Western Wyoming Community College will begin offering an associate of science degree in Paramedicine starting August 2019. Western’s faculty have developed a learning environment fostering communication between students and faculty. The EMS practic...

 

After school strings program to perform

Sweetwater Board of Cooperative Educational Services will present students of the After School String Program in concert Monday at 7 p.m. at the Rock Springs Junior High Auditorium. The open and free to the public event will feature violin students...

 

Residents can now register for Wyoming Writers Conference

The Wyoming Writers Conference is scheduled to take place in June and those interested in attending can start registering May 15. Brad Wilson, professor and director of the University of Wyoming’s creative writing program, will deliver the keynote...

 

Company collects diapers: makes big donation

Tata Chemicals hosted a successful diaper drive for United Way of Southwest Wyoming Community Diaper Bank. During the Diaper Drive, 1,049 diapers and $2,500 in funds were donated by employees of Tata...

 

Fundraisers to help GR teens set

Three teenagers’ families are hosting a fundraiser to help raise money for a trip and a service dog. Jaron Shereda and Timmy Golightly are trying to raise money for a trip to New York City to attend...

 

Green River actors are heading to Broadway

Two Green River High School students are trying to raise money to get to Broadway for the experience of a lifetime. Both sophomore Jaron Shereda and freshman Timmy Golightly have been accepted to the...

 

Teen would like assistance in paying for a service dog

A Green River High School sophomore is trying to raise money to pay for a service dog to help her manage her Type 1 diabetes. "I was diagnosed Oct. 5, 2017, with Type 1 diabetes," Mya Tollefson said....

 

Ten graduate Climb Wyo. program

For 10 single mothers, it was an evening to show family members and the community how important the Climb Wyoming program is to them. Climb Wyoming is a nonprofit organization that provides free job...

 
 By David Martin    People    May 1, 2019

Slaton earns GR recognition

One city resident’s work at clearing snow and ice along a portion of Flaming Gorge Way was recently recognized by the Green River City Council. Throughout the winter and early spring months, Aaron...

 

Volunteers needed to purchase pet supplies

Once again, the Golden Hour Senior Center is participating in the Care for Critters program. According to a press release, the Care for Critters program helps seniors pay for food, vaccines and other...

 

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