Green River Star -

By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Much was accomplished in 2017


December 27, 2017

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Green River High School band director Jerrid Washburn gives his band one final group hug. Washburn resigned to pursue a pastoral career in Montana.

In February, Green River residents were asked to support the Green River High School for its annual blood drive. Community members and adults alike waited patiently for their turn to donate. Last year, the city's residents donated 245 pints, while Rock Springs donated 256. More importantly though, 1,500 lives can be saved with the donated blood.

Last year, Sweetwater County raised more than $60,000 for the Make-A-wish Foundation. Over a two-week span, students from both GRHS and Rock Springs High School worked hard to try and raise as much money as possible for the cause.

In March, the GRHS...

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