Six years in the making: New dog park to open June 19

It all started with an idea – Green River should have a dog park.

That was six years ago and since then, the National Honors Society at Green River High School has worked to bring that idea to fruition. On June 17 at 9 a.m., the realization of that idea will be complete when a ribbon-cutting ceremony takes place at the Green River Dog Park near the city's horse corrals. A grand opening for the park will take place June 19.

Victoria Hemphill, the advisor for NHS group, said the group initially thought all they would need to do is fence off a space and provide water for the dogs.

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