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 By Lexi Mitchell    People    July 10, 2019 

4-H members prepare pigs for fair

4-H'ers learn valuable life skills while raising animals for the Sweetwater County Fair. Most residents look forward to the fair each year for Wyoming's Big Show, but for these kids it's the time...

 

Clay art masterpieces

The table was filled with miniature cookie cutters and molds ready for residents to use. On Friday, residents at The Mission at Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center and The Villa were busy picking out...

 

11 GRHS students attend nationals

After competing at nationals, several Green River Speech and Debate students gained experience they can bring back to their team. Green River High School students attending nationals were seniors Hann...

 

GRHS speech student ranked 13th in nation

Staying calm and having fun during competition is something this Green River student did to end up 13th in the nation. Green River High School sophomore Jessica Petri competed at the National Speech...

 

GR artist displays artwork

Green River artist Leslie Webster will be featured in the next exhibit at Sweetwater County Library, which will run through Aug. 30. Webster is a self-taught artist, having originally been drawn to the popular painted rocks movement where people...

 

Student's essay receives 3 awards

A Lincoln Middle School student received state, district and national awards for an essay she wrote about the American flag. Sixth-grade student Lily Harris wrote her essay on the VFW Patriot’s Pen...

 

Ceremony honors WWI veterans

After each name was called, a bell chimed. Its sound symbolized each name being called represented a soldier who was no longer with us. They each gave their lives during World War I. On Saturday...

 

More than 2 decades spent in same apartment

For the past 25 years, a Green River man has been a resident of GreenRock Apartments. Over that time, Glenn Gardea, 59, has remained in the same room and has witnessed first hand the changes...

 
 By Lexi Mitchell    People    July 3, 2019

GR Farmer's Market returns

Returning favorites and a few new faces will kick off the farmer’s market next week. The Green River Farmer’s Market begins July 10 and will run until Sept. 11 on Roosevelt Street. The market will welcome four new vendors with 15 returning to...

 

Volunteers needed to deliver meals

The Golden Hour Senior Center is in need of volunteers to deliver meals to home-bound residents. Melynda Lenling, GHSC home-delivered meal coordinator, said the program provides meals to home-bound...

 

Science program teaches teens

Teens who attended the library's Dippin' Dots program learned the science behind making ice cream. Marc Straub of Cool Science visited the Sweetwater County Library last week showing the teens how...

 

Lessons learned at Boys State

Learning how the government and court system works were just a couple of the highlights for one student. Green River High School junior Alexander Shafe recently traveled to Douglas to attend Wyoming B...

 

Ham radio club participates in 24-hour field day

Several local ham-radio enthusiasts conducted a real-life, 24-hour emergency practice scenario. On Saturday, the Sweetwater Amateur Radio Club members gathered in Rock Springs near the Rock Springs...

 
 By Lexi Mitchell    People    June 19, 2019

Summer food program open to all

For a fourth year in a row, a free summer food program continues to serve the community. Linda Martin, Sweetwater County School District No. 2 nutrition service director, and Leah Kenison, nutrition service assistant director, have implemented the...

 
 By Lexi Mitchell    People    June 19, 2019

Sword fighters perform for GR children

Dueling Dames, a feisty mother-daughter duo, used humor and education in their performance at Centennial Park. This performance was part of the Sweetwater County Library summer lineup last Thursday. The Dueling Dames, Victoria and Carson Goring,...

 

Gymnasts learn new routines

Flipping, jumping and landing correctly are all things children at the Green River gymnastics program were learning. Green River Recreation Center employees were teaching children of various ages and...

 
 By Lexi Mitchell    People    June 12, 2019

Family history fuels passion

Denny Pace’s family history created a lifelong passion in World War II reenactment. Pace, a Green River resident, recalls watching war documentaries with his dad, Presley Pace, while growing up. He remembers slowly beginning to enjoy them more...

 

Teacher honored with awards

A Green River teacher has already received honors on a local level and now he will receive national recognition. Green River High School teacher Bradlee Skinner was recently given the Sweetwater...

 

Ciner receives mine safety award

The Industrial Minerals Association – North America (IMA-NA) today announced the companies and mining operations that will receive its safety recognition awards. IMA-NA Chairman Doug Smith and...

 
 By Lexi Mitchell    People    June 5, 2019

Children enjoy a day in space

More than 300 people attended the Sweetwater County Library's summer kick-off event. Last Wednesday, the library in association with the Board of Cooperative Educational Services program created a...

 

Sixth-grade teacher receives honor

Teaching students about their civic responsibility, patriotism and flag etiquette has earned one Green River teacher a state award. Lincoln Middle School sixth-grade teacher Lori Hastert was informed...

 

Even more free audiobooks available now

Those who enjoy listening to audiobooks, but don’t like the wait for the title to become available will enjoy the library’s new digital upgrade. According to a press release, Wyoming residents...

 

Sweetwater singers to perform in All-State choir

Twelve members of the Sweetwater Board of Cooperative Educational Services Children’s Honor Choir have been accepted by audition to perform June 8 in Cheyenne, Wy in the 2019 Wyoming ACDA Children’s Honor Choir.  The singers are Jacob Dyess, Mak...

 

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