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Enjoying the fall weather

Green River residents took advantage of the warm weather Tuesday afternoon, walking along the Green Belt and enjoying the fall colors. The warm weather won't last much longer, with a strong cold... Full story


"Don't dream it, be it"

"Don't dream it, be it," Frank-N-Furter sings in "The Rocky Horror Picture Show." Kenny Starling took this advice to heart when they decided to start their own drag theater group, The Starling... Full story


Harry Potter, cotton candy, and puzzles, oh my

Excited kids and families, many in wizard robes, stood outside the Sweetwater County Library last Saturday, waiting in a line that stretched out the door and down the sidewalk. As they made their way...


Honoring Pond and Garden legends

If you walk along Uinta Drive, you'll notice several of the trees have plaques dedicating them to the memory of friends, family, and community members. When you come to the trees in front of the post...

 By Tom Lealos    People    October 13, 2022

"White Cane Day" is internationally recognized October 15

The use of long sticks and staffs by blind and visually impaired pedestrians has evolved over the years. They are simply an extension of the arm and allow the user to identify upcoming hazards by utilizing their senses of touch and sound. These stick... Full story

 By Dick Blust    People    October 6, 2022

WWI: Rock Springs man died in overseas conflict

A Rock Springs soldier was among the Americans killed in Russia in a little-known chapter in U.S. military history. World War I began in August of 1914, with the Triple Entente of Britain, France,... Full story


We're all mad here: Western presents "Alice in Wonderland"

When theatergoers head to Western Wyoming Community College for the Performing Arts Department's first production of the fall semester, they may feel like they've fallen down the rabbit hole along...


Sheriff's office K9 unit hosts certification training

The sheriff's office is sharing a message of gratitude to its community sponsors after recently hosting its third annual K9 certification and training event. Sheriff's office spokesperson, Deputy... Full story

 By Deb Sutton    People    October 6, 2022

New hospitalist joins Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County staff

A fourth hospitalist has joined the Hospital Medicine team at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. Dr. Ahmad Bashirimoghaddam, D.O., joins hospitalist Dr. Alicia Gray, a Rock Springs native; hospit... Full story


Sleeping on the roof, encouraging summer reading

Last Thursday night, anyone driving by Harrison Elementary School might have noticed a tent on the roof. Anyone who stopped had the chance to wave to Harrison Principal Steven Lake as he made himself...


Governor appoints Schoenfeld Wy Innovation Partnership Executive Director

Governor Mark Gordon has announced Lauren Schoenfeld has been selected to serve as the Wyoming Innovation Partnership (WIP) Executive Director.    Governor Gordon launched WIP to develop a...


Washington named Blue Ribbon School

When the students at Washington Elementary gathered in the gym for a school assembly Monday morning, they didn't know exactly what was going on, but they knew something important was happening by the...


Mine rescue team competes at Internationals

The miners moved forward together slowly, finding their way through smoke so thick they could barely see their own hands in front of their faces. The team members felt the heat and heard the roar of...


GRHS Hall of Fame inductees honored

Green River High School recently added several new GRHS graduates into the Hall of Fame. The inductees were honored during the Wolves varsity football game against Rawlins Sept. 9 and officially... Full story


Students get cooking in new facility

As Green River High School students get cooking this semester, they are doing so in a brand new culinary arts room. The high school hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the new facility last... Full story


Preparedness Fair will offer information for emergencies

Everyone who would like to learn more about how to be prepared to face an emergency is invited to attend the Emergency Preparedness Fair hosted by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The...


Struggling together, hoping together

Everyone experiences loss at some point in their life. The grief that accompanies loss is often life-changing, and many people can struggle with knowing how to move forward. The Grief Recovery Method...


Thompsons celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Beth and Terry Thompson of Green River are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. The Thompsons were married September 9, 1972. "We are so happy for you both," their family said. "You are... Full story


Shafe announces Western Board of Trustees candidacy

I would like to announce my candidacy for Western Wyoming Community College’s Board of Trustees. As a graduate of Western and former employee of the institution I have a comprehensive understanding of how much our college means to this community.... Full story

 By Steve Core    People    September 8, 2022

Green River Fire Department to host September 11 Memorial Walk

Green River Fire Department will be hosting a 9/11 Memorial Walk on September 11. The walk will take place beginning at Fire Station Two, 500 Shoshone Ave. The walk will begin by walking up Shoshone Avenue to Uinta, then turn right at Uinta to... Full story


En plein air along the Green River

As the morning sun lit up the Palisades and the Green River last Saturday, 11 artists found a spot along the Green Belt and set up their canvases, ready to capture the beauty in front of them. Within... Full story


Horizon Theater presents "The Importance of Being Earnest"

A night of lies, betrayal and romance is coming to the Broadway Theater this weekend with The Horizon Theater's production of "The Importance of Being Earnest."  The Horizon Theater, a new theater... Full story


Rendons celebrate 50th wedding anniversary

Jose and Marilyn Rendon are celebrating 50 years of marriage September 1. They were married in Tangier, Morrocco. Jose was a business owner and Marilyn taught at the American School of Tangier. They... Full story


Walk to End Alzheimer's comes to Green River

The Sweetwater County Walk to End Alzheimer's is coming to Green River for the first time in four years. The walk is held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide and is the world's largest...


17th annual Art on the Green event

The 17th annual Art on the Green event held August 19 and 20 was well received by the community. Forty-five artists from Utah and Wyoming competed in the 2D and 3D Art competition for 24 hours... Full story


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