Video: The InTheHillsGang's Wild Weekend of Riding at The Green River Classic
The yearly gathering in Green River went hard for 2022, with hundreds of people showing up for loose riding and bonfire ritual. This is the official ITHG recap. Thank you to YT bikes for sponsoring the event, and Sensus, 686, Soundboks, and Shadow Conspiracy for their support. Thank you to everyone who came out. We will have a fresh clothing drop soon on our Big Cartel!
Catching up with Emery County Commissioner Jordan Leonard
It’s time to sit down with Emery County Commissioner Jordan Leonard to find out about some upcoming events in Green River and highlight another county department on a job well done. Castle Country Radio will now have an opportunity every other week to speak with the commissioner to keep citizens informed on the latest news and events.
Green River to host two off-road events
Over the next month, Green River will host two off-roading events: the Watermelon Crawl, in its fourth year, on March 24-25, and the Green River Dirt Bike Rally, in its third year, on April 13-15. Robin Hunt, the events coordinator and marketing specialist for the City of Green River, said the events draw tourists and locals alike.
Focused on Mental Growth
Although the Pirates will be small in numbers when they return to the course, they will be full of experience. Abby Erwin (Sr.), Jarett Gardner (Jr.) and Garrett Andres (So.) are all coming back for another year of golf. However, one disadvantage of having a small team is each member...
Green River City Council Discusses Happenings
On Tuesday, the Green River City Council met for its regularly-scheduled meeting. Korrin Olson kicked off the meeting with a presentation about childcare on behalf of USU Eastern. This service is intended to support existing childcare facilities or those who want to open a daycare. More information can be found at the Green River City Hall.
Local Food Banks Continue to Serve
In the Southeastern Utah Association of Local Governments’ (SEUALG) March newsletter, LuEssa Averett turned the focus briefly to the Carbon, Emery and Grand County food banks. The banks have continued to serve families and individuals even throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the impact that the virus had on...
Barter Bar Mail Bag – Tuesday, March 7 2023
BARTER BAR – MAIL BAG:. A wrecker driver in Green River and kanab Utah. For more information cal. 435 820-0158. Yard/Estate Sale on Saturday March 11 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Address: 1395 South 600 West Price Utah. Any questions 435-636-7695.
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS – NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
Separate sealed BIDS for the construction of the Green River City – JW Powell Museum Trail, 2023 will be received by Green River City at the office Green River City, 460 East Main Street – Green River, Utah 84525 until 2:00 p.m., March 30, 2023, and then opened and publicly read aloud.
Fun on an OHV at the Fourth Annual Watermelon Crawl
I had to do a little research to find out what watermelons had to do with OHVs. To begin with, Green River has some amazing OHV trails to ride. It is also known for its delicious watermelons and it is now the host of an OHV jamboree in Utah. Digging a little deeper, I learned that you don’t drive watermelons, you drive OHVs hence, The Green River Watermelon Crawl.
Pinnacle boys end Green River’s season at 1A State Championships
The Pinnacle and Green River boy’s basketball teams met for final time in the 2022-2023 season on Thursday in Richfield. Two times they met in Region 23 play this season, with Pinnacle winning both. This time Green River used a big fourth to get back into the game but the Panthers did just enough to hold the lead and take the 46-43 win.
Lady Pirates end season with loss to Bryce Valley at 1A State Championships
The Green River Lady Pirates have been competing in the 1A State Basketball Championships at the Sevier Valley Center on the campus of Snow College in Richfield since Wednesday, and after dropping their second round game to Wendover found themselves with a do or die contest against Bryce Valley on Thursday afternoon. Green River hang in there with No. 10 Bryce Valley but the Mustangs proved to be too much and ended the Lady Pirates season 53-41.
Panthers Survive Late Pirate Push
Rivals Green River and Pinnacle met in the consolation bracket on Thursday night. It was nip and tuck in the first half as the teams traded buckets. At the break, it was the Panthers that held a slight 21-18 lead. Pinnacle then opened the game up with a 17-7 third...
Lady Pirates Go Down Swinging
#15 Green River met up against #10 Bryce Valley on Thursday in the consolation bracket. The Mustangs were ready from the jump and immediately went to work. They put up 16 points in the first quarter and ended the half with a 30-17 lead. The Lady Pirates came out of...
Wendover Too Much for Green River
The second round of the 1A State Basketball Tournament was not kind to #15 Green River when the team faced #2 Wendover. The Wildcats quickly went on the attack, doubling up the Pirates 12-6. They would then go on an 11-2 run to lead by 15. Wendover never let off the gas pedal and eventually went on to win 57-33.
Lady Pirates fall to Wendover Wildcats at 1A State Championships
The Green River Lady Pirates traveled to Richfield and the Sevier Valley Center to take part in the 1A State Basketball Championships. On Wednesday day they would face the No.2 Wendover Wildcats. Wendover used a defensive first half to get the advantage and pushed their way through the second half to hand Green River a 57-33 loss.
The Green River Pirates earn an unconventional playoff victory over Diamond Ranch
The Green River Pirates were ready to face the Diamond Ranch Academy Diamondbacks at home on Saturday afternoon. Unfortunately Diamond Ranch had to forfeit the game, giving the Pirates a win, allowing them to advance in the 1A State Basketball Championships. Green River finished the regular season with a 10-14...
Both Green River Teams Heading to Richfield
Green River was set to host both the boys’ and girls’ basketball games on Saturday for the first round of the 1A State Tournament. But before the boys could touch the floor, they received word that Diamond Ranch Academy would not be coming. The forfeit allows the #15 Pirates to advance to face #2 Manila at Richfield High on Wednesday at 4 p.m.
Green River Rocks!
Spend the weekend in scenic Green River, Utah, for the fifth annual Green River Rocks! Hosted by Epicenter on the grounds of the John Wesley Powell River History Museum from March 31 to April 2, the festival is free and open to the public. It will feature expert-led natural history field trips, rock and mineral vendors, educational activities, and fun for the whole family. Visit GreenRiverRocks.com for the most up-to-date schedule of events, including field trip details.
K-9 officer sniffs out major meth and marijuana poundage in Green River
GREEN RIVER, Utah, Feb. 20, 2023 (Gephardt Daily) — The Emery County Sheriff’s Office has announced a major drug bust thanks to canine assistance. In a coordinated operation with next door neighbor Grand County Sheriff’s Office, 17 pounds of methamphetamine and 10 pounds of marijuana have been seized off public transit, the Emery sheriff posted Sunday night.
Nearly 30 lbs of drugs found on Greyhound bus in Green River
GREEN RIVER, Utah (ABC4) – Nearly 30 pounds of drugs were recovered off a Greyhound bus parked at a truck stop in Green River on Sunday, according to Emery County Sheriff’s Office. The drugs were located by a Grand County Sheriff K9 making a routine pass around the...
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