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Month: July 2019

Swift Idol Contestants: Meet Tanner Adell

The Fall River Propane Swift Idol is coming up on August 2nd and eight contestants will be competing for the chance at $6,000. Tanner Adel from Lindon, Utah is another contestant. She is going to school there and although she’s…

Fun in the mud benefits local families

By Richelle Primm, Star Valley Chamber of Commerce The Salt River Community Foundation invites you to its 3rd annual Salt River Filthy 5k-ish on Saturday, August 10. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. and the first heat will run at…

Wyoming communities divided over idea of armed school staff

By Katie Klingsporn, WyoFile.com   July 23 was the kind of muggy midsummer’s evening where school is the farthest thing from most people’s minds — a distant obligation that comes after the vacations, barbecues and long days off. But in…

Forest Service tosses plan for managing beetle kill in Medicine Bow

By Cinthia Stimson Douglas Budget Via- Wyoming News Exchange DOUGLAS — The Forest Service this month tossed out its draft plan for vegetation and beetle-killed trees in the Medicine Bow National Forest and Thunder Basin Grasslands – effectively putting a…

Lincoln County increases mill levy from 11.8 to 12.0

By Sarah Hale, SVI Media The Lincoln County Commissioners approved an increase in the mill levy this month. The action took place by resolution during the July 16 meeting of the Lincoln County Commissioners. A mill levy is a property…

Legibility key to transparency, state officials say

By Michael Illiano The Sheridan Press Via- Wyoming News Exchange SHERIDAN — As state officials continue discussions about how they can improve the transparency of Wyoming’s government, they have placed a greater emphasis on improving the legibility of government data….

Wyoming News Briefs: July 31, 2019

SVI Media is a part of the Wyoming News Exchange. These stories come courtesy of the WNE. Rocky Mountain Power delays release of resource plan ROCK SPRINGS (WNE) — Rocky Mountain Power postponed the release date of its integrated resource plan,…

Poaching case results in guilty plea

Friday, July 26 Stetson Long, of Thayne, entered a  guilty plea on four counts of taking a deer without the proper license. He was subsequently sentenced to serve six months in the Lincoln County Detention Center and ordered to pay…

In the footsteps of a Star Valley pioneer

Wednesday, July 24 is Pioneer Day. On July 24, 1847 leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints arrived in what would eventually become Salt Lake City. Their arrival marked the beginning of great western migration of the…

Swift Idol Contestants: Meet Joseph Shumway

The Fall River Propane Swift Idol is coming up on August 2nd and eight contestants will be competing for the chance at $6,000. Joseph Shumway from Osmond, Wyoming will be competing. He is a sixth generation dairy farmer in Star…