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Girl Scout receives silver award

When sophomore Mya Tollefson joined Girl Scouts nine years ago, she didn’t think she’d be receiving one of the highest awards obtainable, but she did. Recently, Girl Scout Troop 1041 members...

 

Employees take 1st at rescue competition

During recent mine rescue competitions, Genesis Alkali teams took first place in more than one area.  Each year, the teams attend two competitions and this year was no different. The Southeast...

 

Rock painting enjoyed

"Rock painting?" "Why are we going to paint rocks?" These were just a couple of questions seniors at the Golden Hour Senior Center had before they found out just how fun rock painting can be....

 

Kids enjoy Summer Camp

During the summer, Harrison Elementary School takes on a new task when it acts as the city's Summer Camp central location. Around 55 students participate in the summer camp and the theme changes from...

 

Mural beautifies downtown area

One can't help but notice the huge horses, the train and Castle Rock painted on the side of a building when driving downtown. The mural was a project the URA/Main Street Committee commissioned....

 

Children enjoy therapy showcase

Therapeutic riding students had the chance to show what they learned during a riding showcase Thursday. The program called One Stride Closer, a Sweetwater County Board of Cooperative Educational...

 

Space camp dream fulfilled

A teacher's childhood dream became a reality this summer when she attended space camp. Kathy Stanton, a Green River Science, Technology, Engineering and Math teacher, recently attended the Honeywell...

 
 By David Martin    People    July 18, 2018

Farmers market begins

A familiar sight on Roosevelt Drive returned to Green River last week. The Green River Farmers Market started its weekly visit last Wednesday. The markets take place every Wednesday from 4 -7 p.m....

 

Company donates emergency bags

A local trona company's donation will help seniors in an emergency situation. Recently, Tata Chemicals Partners teamed up with Golden Hour Senior Center to provide 175 qualified seniors with supplies...

 

Kids explore the ocean on land

Children at the Sweetwater County Library Tuesday morning quickly realized they didn't have to travel far to learn about and explore the ocean. During this week's story time, children listened to...

 

National commander visits GR

Last Thursday, the American Legion Tom Whitmore Post 28 members received a visit from a special guest. American Legion National Commander Denise Rohan stopped by the Green River post as part of her...

 
 By David Martin    People    July 11, 2018

Museum prints interesting history books

Books regarding the Rock Springs Chinese Massacre and a guide originally written for treks into Browns Park were recently published by the Sweetwater County Historical Museum. Both books are...

 

Wyoming Writers recognize volunteer's commitment

An award-winning local author is now being recognized for her volunteer work with Wyoming Writers, Inc. Alethea Williams of Green River was presented with the Emmie Mygatt Award at the 44th Wyoming...

 

GR splash park remains busy

The Green River Splash Park was a busy place Monday morning. With temperatures already in the upper 70s, several families brought their children to the Splash Park to cool off. Some children were...

 

GR students return from nationals

For some it was the last high school tournament they would ever compete in. For others, it was a chance to experience speech and debate at nationals and learn from the experience. Thirteen students...

 

GR cancer survivor attends event

When Jasmine Taylor was 29 years old she discovered a lump in her breast. She can recall the first time she felt it. Taylor was playing with her four-year-old son when she bumped her breast and felt...

 

Local representatives fare well at Girls State

Both Green River High School students attending the 76th session of American Legion Auxiliary Wyoming Girls State felt the experience reassured them of becoming active community members. Seniors Mary...

 

GRHS student to spend 1 month in Ecuador for mission

For the second year in a row, one Green River student is going to take a break from regular summer activities to help others in another country. For Jarin Mandros, a Green River High School senior,...

 

Many new crafts created every week

Each week, crafters arrive at Golden Hour Senior Center center ready to try their hands at a new project. Thursday morning, a handful of crafters were working on various projects. Craft instructor...

 

Much learned at dance camp

Even those looked up to by children need improvement and that's exactly what the Green River Wolf Pack Dance Team did. Last week, the dance team attended the EPIC Dance and Drill camp in Park City,...

 

Musician entertains GR seniors

Not only could this man play multiple instruments, he could tell a good story, which kept his audience laughing and wanting more. On Friday, the Golden Hour Senior Center had special visitor Bill...

 

Coworkers recognized for support

On Thursday, a local real estate agent and her employees were recognized for supporting their National Guardsman coworker. Bob Austin, ombudsman for the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve,...

 

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