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Sitting in front of the Safeway gas station, Robert Olson protests the “B.S.” Douglas gas prices which sit over $1 more per gallon than Glenrock’s and Casper’s prices.

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This group of enthusiastic children are delighted to spend their Saturday with Santa Claus at the Converse County Library in Glenrock. Miss Rita Heath, children’s librarian, held a holiday party full of treats and stories, and the Big Man himself, for the community’s children.

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Barb Kumpula and Sierra Hamilton put toothpaste, disposable razors and other toiletries into boxes going to U.S. soldiers stationed overseas. The American Legion Auxiliary in Glenrock packs the boxes each year during their Operation Christmas event. The American Legion Auxiliary in Glenrock has been packing boxes for the soldiers for 21 years. The word is that the event started in Joanne Howe’s living room all those years ago.

 

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Senior Julia Sarvey (front left) digs the ball while teammates Kaydy Potter (back left) and Ann-Marie Young remain ready for a big play.

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Inside the Paleon Museum in Glenrock, a plesiosaur model sits beside its respective fossil referred to as Serpentisuchops, which translates to “snakey crocodile-face.”  The model represents what this prehistoric and category-defying sea beast looked like in its prime.

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Black smoke fills the sky as firefighters battle a dumpster fire at the Black Hills Lignite Plant in Glenrock Wednesday, Sept. 28. (Pat Fulton / The Glenrock Independent photo)

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Herder seniors Ann-Marie Young (left) and Makenzie Partridge team up for a stuffed block against a strong-hitting Bison squad. 

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Herder cross country runners Gavin Zeigler, left, and Owen Caldwell run as a pack while climbing the largest hill on the course Friday in Douglas.

Justin Virgilio (from left) offers up his non-dominant hand to Glenrock Police Department Animal Control Officer Stuart McCrary after presenting him with a plaque for his heroic efforts when he saved Virgilio’s life Aug. 17. (Brooke Young/The Glenrock Independent photo)

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Glenrock’s Megann Farley (10) and the Herder defense prepare to make a defensive stop during the Gillette Invitational Tournament.

 

Mayoral candidate Margaret Nunn held a narrow lead over incumbent Bruce Roumell by 26 votes during the primary Aug. 16. (Cinthia Stimson photos)

Glenrock High School Boys Golf team members: Gavin Thornock, Donnie Taylor, Max Coulter, Luke Lythgoe and Brady Dona. The GHS boys were impressive in their debut by finishing in a pack. They had three standouts finish in the top 15 and the entire roster was solid en route to winning the first event of the year. (Courtesy photo)

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Brookelynn Miller, a 2022 graduate of Glenrock High School, is the recipient of a $2k scholarship from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming.

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Glenrock High School Herder Jaxon Cornella loses control of the ball due to Douglas Bearcat Cash Tillard’s interference Jan. 28 in the junior varsity game.

02/01/2023 - 22:14

Looking to gain some much-needed momentum heading into the heart of the 3A Northeast Conference schedule, the Glenrock High School boys basketball team had two chances at victory in a rare homestand over the weekend.

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