By Olivia Kennah
Staff Writer 

Captain honored as Firefighter of the Year award


Green River Fire Department Capt. JP Apostolope was recently selected by the American Legion to receive the honor of "Firefighter of the Year for the State of Wyoming."

"It's very special," Capt. Apostolope said. "It's a great achievement for me."

Captain Apostolope is a second generation firefighter and started his firefighting career in 1990 at the GRFD.

"My dad was a firefighter and I just always wanted to do that," he said.

Firefighting is very fulfilling for Apostolope for many reasons.

"I like the camaraderie, the challenges and the different people you meet, and I like helping peo...

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