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 By Hannah Romero    People    October 14, 2021 

Faith and Blue event seeks to develop community partnerships

Although Sweetwater County is a small community, it's not immune to feeling the effects of national unrest - such as the tensions between law enforcement and the public that have come to the...

 
 By Hannah Romero    People    October 14, 2021 

Actors' Mission presents "Beer for Breakfast" this weekend

Friendship, the challenges of aging, and a battle of the sexes are all at the heart of "Beer for Breakfast," the Actors' Mission's newest production opening this weekend. The play tells the story of...

 

Journal seeks to inspire creativity

Hoping to inspire the community’s creative spark and submissions for its literary journal, Western Wyoming Community College plans to host workshops throughout the semester. “Boars Tusk” is a...

 

Kids treated to freeze-dried candies

Exclamations of excitement, surprise and occasionally disgust filled the multipurpose room in the library last Thursday as a group of teenagers conducted a blind taste test of freeze-dried candy....

 
 By Staff Report    People    October 7, 2021

Contractors want to help restock foster care closet

The Sweetwater County Foster Care program’s emergency clothes closet is severely depleted and Peterson Beckner Industries (PBI) has made it a mission to help restock it.  PBI is a steel erection company from Houston, Texas, currently working at...

 

Memorial hospital provides booster vaccines at weekly clinics

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine boosters are available at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County’s COVID-19 Vaccine Drive-thru. The drive-thru is open from 3-6 p.m. every Tuesday and Wednesday at 1200 College Drive. The vaccines are free and no...

 

Grubb announces departure from county library system

Sometimes living without regret means making big decisions.  This is true for Jason Grubb, who announced last week he is resigning from his position as the Sweetwater County Library System director....

 

A Marine's homecoming

The Green River Police Department has a Marine joining their ranks. Monday, new recruit Jennie Kordus received her badge and was welcomed into the fold. A 2013 graduate of Green River High School,...

 

Rock garden offers a retreat for resident

If you drive up to Castle Rock Rehabilitation Center and the Villa, a small patch of trees at the front of the parking lot might draw your attention. You might notice the eclectic lawn ornaments,...

 

Local attorneys elected to state bar

Two local attorneys were recently voted to the Wyoming State Bar. Chief Deputy County Attorney Teresa Thybo was elected to become the vice president of the organization while Jason Petri was elected to be a commissioner representing the Third...

 

Healthy Wyoming hosts candlelight vigil Friday evening

Local members of Healthy Wyoming will host a candlelight vigil in Rock Springs next week to honor and remember our neighbors who have died and who are suffering because they cannot afford healthcare. The event will take place at 6:30 p.m. Friday at...

 

Blake named labor leader of 2020

Stan Blake was chosen to receive the Labor Leader of the Year award at the Wyoming State AFL-CIO convention last weekend.  The AFL-CIO (American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial...

 

Pilots show their aircraft at Spaceport Days

While the Greater Green River Intergalactic Spaceport hasn't received any extraterrestrial visitors lately, it has welcomed pilots and travelers from all over.  During the annual Spaceport Days event...

 

Odell honored from Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

Josie Odell, 9-year-old daughter of Scott and Joni Odell, former residents of Sweetwater County, has been honored as one of the brightest students in the world by the The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY). She is the granddaughter of...

 

Odell honored by Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

Josie Odell, 9-year-old daughter of Scott and Joni Odell, former residents of Sweetwater County, has been honored as one of the brightest students in the world by the The Johns Hopkins Center for...

 

Following the Wolf Pack: Dancers host annual camp

The kids kept their eyes on their Wolf Pack teachers while they danced, carefully following the movements as they practiced their routine during this year's "Jr. Wolves Dance Camp" put on by the...

 
 By David Martin    People    August 26, 2021

School receives buddy bench

Students who have no one to play with at Washington Elementary School will have a place to sit that shows other students they would like to join in on an activity. The Women's Club of Rock Springs...

 

Arts center calls for 'Sweetwater Landscapes'

The 15th Community Exhibit at the Community Fine Arts Center has a theme residents can likely relate to: “Sweetwater Landscapes.” Hosted each October, the exhibit is open to all artists from Sweetwater County. Artists of all levels are...

 

Arts center showcases Rock Springs artist in September

The Community Fine Arts Center is exhibiting a collection of watercolor, acrylic and mixed media paintings by local artist Luana Ingabrand during September. An opening reception will be held...

 

Advocating for the city's furriest residents

Green River Animal Control has been busy. Tracy Wyant and Kim Wilkins, Green River's two full-time Animal Control Officers (ACOs), have had their hands full lately. The Animal Control Shelter usually...

 

Texas company donates to GR students

"Everywhere we go we try to give back to the community," Rick Haydon said.  Haydon was one of the representatives from Peterson Beckner Industries (PBI) who brought backpacks full of school supplies...

 
 By Staff Report    People    August 19, 2021

High school hall of fame adds inductees

Several past Green River Wolves are being added to the Green River High School Hall of Fame.  The Class of 2021 Hall of Fame Inductees are Don Van Matre, Dr. Marlene Tromp, Glen McLean and the 1976 GRHS football team.  Don Van Matre served over 20...

 

Hospital joins national 'Good Catch' program

A campaign aimed at improving the recognition and reporting of potential risks in the hospital’s processes and systems has proven successful just out of the gate. Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County kicked off the Good Catch campaign in early...

 

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