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Star Valley rest stop to reopen later this month

May 6, 2021

Just under a year ago, nine Wyoming rest stops were shut down by Governor Mark Gordon in cost-cutting moves due to declining state revenues and the COVID-19 shutdown. One of those stops included one on U.S. 89 just south of...     Read More

Two students, one adult custodian shot at Rigby Middle School; suspect in custody

May 6, 2021

This is an ongoing story being covered by EastIdahoNews.com. It is used here with permission.   Three people were shot at Rigby Middle School on Thursday morning, Jefferson County Sheriff Steve Anderson confirmed to EastIdahoNews.com. Two of the injured people...     Read More

Lawsuit filed over death of DOT employee

May 6, 2021

By Ellen Gerst Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — The son of a Wyoming Department of Transportation employee killed by a street sweeper is suing the machine’s manufacturer, court records show. Shirley Samuelson died in August when a...     Read More

Man facing 31 child abuse counts waives hearing

May 6, 2021

GILLETTE (WNE) — A Gillette man charged with 31 counts of aggravated child abuse has been bound over to District Court after he waived his preliminary hearing. Tyler Bryan Martinson, 28, had been scheduled to have a preliminary hearing on...     Read More

Community Events: May 6-20

May 6, 2021

© Copyright Star Valley Independent Thursday, May 6 SVHS Art Show 5-7:30 p.m. in the SVHS Auxiliary Gym. star shooters 4-h safety meeting. 6:30 p.m. at the Afton Civic Center. Friday, May 7 Star Valley Preparedness Fair 6 p.m. covering...     Read More

Big Piney road construction starts Monday May 10

May 5, 2021

The project starts in the heart of Big Piney and will affect access to numerous residences along WYO 350. Crews will begin with milling operations, and will be placing the milled asphalt on the existing shoulders. Crews will also be...     Read More

Sewell to meet dermatology needs at Alpine location

May 5, 2021

◆ High Valley Dermatology seeing patients twice a month at SVH in Alpine. Dr. Lindsay Sewell of High Valley Dermatology will be joining Dr. Brandon Miner, serving patients in Western Wyoming at the Star Valley Health Clinic in Alpine. Dr....     Read More

Wyoming gas prices tick up again

May 5, 2021

CHEYENNE (WNE) — Wyoming gas prices have risen 0.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.90 per gallon as of Monday, according to GasBuddy.com‘s daily survey of 494 stations in Wyoming. Gas prices in Wyoming are 0.4 cents per...     Read More

Housing director wants to spend $13 million on housing ‘crisis’

May 5, 2021

By Billy Arnold Jackson Hole Daily Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — April Norton, director of the Jackson/Teton County Housing Department, wants to spend $13 million to build homes and expand housing programs in the upcoming fiscal year. “It’s crisis...     Read More