Mayor Rust Celebrates National Read Across America Day at Harrison Elementary

Read Across America Day

Green River, Wyoming — The beloved Dr. Seuss once said; “You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child.” Today, Green River’s Mayor, Pete Rust, spent his morning reading to students at Harrison Elementary School. March second is National Read Across America Day, created by the National Education Association. This “unofficial” national ...

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Mary Florence Henriksen (November 9, 1910 – February 28, 2015)

Mary Florence Henriksen - Sweetwater County Obituaries

Mary Florence Henriksen,104, of Green River, formally of Logan Utah, passed away peacefully in Rock Springs, Wyoming February 28th, 2015. She was born November 9th, 1910, in River Heights, Utah, daughter of Ernest and Emily Weibel. During her childhood, she was her father’s shadow. She met and married Martin Peter Henriksen aka “Barney” on March 29, 1929. While raising their ...

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Sweetwater School District #1 Young Authors Contest Winners

Young Authors

Sweetwater County School District #1 students competed in the Annual Young Authors contest. The district had 325 students from Desert View, Eastside, Farson/Eden, Lincoln, Northpark, Overland, Pilot Butte, RSJH, RSHS, Sage, Walnut and Westridge participate this year. Students in grades kindergarten through twelfth had the opportunity to submit entries in the categories of fiction, non-fiction and poetry. The district received ...

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WYDOT: How to Avoid Wildlife Collisions

Wildlife Collisions

Wyoming continues to struggle with wildlife collisions every year on local highways and byways. Wildlife-vehicle collisions continue to pose a serious problem to society with regard to human safety, wildlife mortality, habitat connectivity, and financial costs. The Wyoming Department of Transportation urges residents and visitors alike to be conscientious of wildlife in this area and to obey all traffic signs ...

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Evelyn King (May 21, 1931 – February 27, 2015)

Evelyn King - Sweetwater County Obituaries

Evelyn King, 83, of Green River, Wyoming passed away on Friday, Febrauary 27, 2015 at her home.  A resident of Green River for 83 years, Mrs. King died following a lengthy illness. She was born on May 21, 1931 in Morgan, Utah, the  daughter of the late John W. Price and Ruby Lee Price. Mrs. King attended schools in Green ...

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Green River Police Reports: February 27 – March 2, 2015

Green River Police Reports: February 27 - March 2, 2015

Charges are accusations and defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.         Dispatch # Agency Dispatch Date Call Type Location Incident Report # 201510259 GRPD 2/27/2015 7:39 TRAFFIC STOP LOGAN ST&ASTLE AVE & E TETON BLVD, GREEN RIVER Traffic citation issued for cell phone use. 201510260 GRPD 2/27/2015 7:51 ALARMS 1775 HITCHING POST DR, GREEN ...

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Soccer Association Now Accepting Registrations

Soccer

Rock Springs Soccer Association (RSSA) will be accepting online registrations for the spring season until March 15th.  Boys and girls ages four to 16 are invited to play. The registration fee is $45. To register visit www.rssasoccer.org. There will also be an in person registration on March 10 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at the Rock Springs Library. Practices will ...

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Folk Band Tempest to Entertain at the Broadway Theater

Tempest

Rock Springs, Wyoming — Folk Rock band TEMPEST will take the stage at the Broadway Theater on Friday, March 20, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. with theater doors opening at 6:15 p.m.  Tickets are available now at the Rock Springs Main Street/URA office (501 S Main Street – Historic Train Depot) or the Rock Springs Chamber of Commerce (1897 Dewar Drive).  Tickets ...

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