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Month: June 2018

(Video) – SVI’s Crazy Cash

SVI’s Crazy Cash is part of Afton’s Freedom Festival weekend. Find the full schedule of events in this week’s edition of the the Star Valley Independent.

TEXT-IN RESPONSES: Do You Support the 6th Penny Tax?

Lincoln County has joined several towns and communities in support of a 6th penny sales tax.  The county commission approved a resolution on June 19 to place a question of a sixth penny sales tax on the 2018 ballot. Funds…

New “Move Over” law takes effect July 1

Wyoming Department of Transportation employees who work on the sides of the road will now be covered by the state’s new Move Over law. The new law goes into effect July 1 and requires that motorists move over for maintenance,…

Wyoming sees rise in children without health insurance

By Jeff Victor Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange LARAMIE — A new report shows the number of children without health insurance rising in Wyoming between 2010 and 2016, as the national number of uninsured children was cut in half…

Road improvements scheduled for Wickiup Road near Afton

The following is a release from the Bridger-Teton National Forest AFTON, Wyo., June 27, 2018 – The Greys River Ranger District will be taking advantage of the dry weather to complete much needed road improvements to the lower section of…


June 27, 2018 Newspaper

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DO NOT PLAYLIST: “Cupcakes” by Cathy Harrison

Each Tuesday is a New Music Tuesday on SVI Radio (Swift 98.7 FM and Black Mountain Country 1210 AM).  The two stations debut the best new music available. Not all songs, however, are worthy of airtime.  At least, not more…

Man falls to his death in Grand Teton National Park

The following is a news release from Grand Teton National Park. MOOSE, Wyoming — Grand Teton National Park rangers have recovered the body of a climber on the east face of Teewinot Mountain on the afternoon of June 25. The…

(Video) – Star Valley Medical Center’s Urgent Care

As part of a Health Topics Tuesday, SVI spoke with Heather with Star Valley Medical Center as she details the hospital’s urgent care facilities.

Balow defends high per-student spending

By Kylie Mohr Jackson Hole News&Guide Via Wyoming News Exhange JACKSON — Numbers recently released in a U.S. Census Bureau report show that Wyoming spends more per pupil than its neighbors and most of the country, but that funding is…