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Month: November 2019

Independent Obituaries: November 27, 2019

The following obituaries appeared in the November 27, 2019 edition of the Star Valley Independent. For more area obituaries, visit   Clayton Earl Skinner, beloved son, brother, uncle, husband, father, and grandfather, passed away Friday, November 22, 2019. This…

Star Valley Care Center named a 2019-2020 Best Nursing Home

Star Valley Care Center, a service of Star Valley Health, has been named as 2019-2020 Best Nursing Home by U.S. News and World Report. The ranking places the local care center among the top 19 percent of U.S. skilled nursing…

SV Chamber gearing up for shop at home holiday campaign 2019

The Star Valley Chamber of Commerce will kick off the 2019 Shop at Home Holiday Campaign on Small Business Saturday, November 30. The shop at home has campaign has three primary goals. • First, to encourage area families to spend…

131 turkeys and trimmings distributed from Cokeville to Alpine

Thursday, November 21 was a busy night at the Afton Food Pantry. Community volunteers from across the valley gathered to pack and deliver Thanksgiving dinners to area families in need. “We delivered 131 Thanksgiving Dinners to families from Cokeville to…

Wyo gas revenues down 74% in ‘new reality’

By Angus M. Thuermer Jr., As leaders scramble to prop up the state’s troubled coal industry, a “new reality” threatens from another key sector: Declining natural gas production has cut Wyoming’s annual gas tax income 74% in 12 years….

Wyoming News Briefs: Beet harvests, sharing grizzlies and vape detectors in school

Beet harvest halted with beets still in the ground POWELL (WNE) — Western Sugar Cooperative has officially declared that any unharvested sugar beets will not be accepted. Last week’s announcement effectively ends the 2019 harvest — and means that all…

Wyoming State Supreme Court Upholds District Court Opinion on Revenue Bonds

Jackson, Wyoming – The Wyoming Supreme Court issued a ruling today that affirmed the District Court of Teton County, and held that the Jackson Hole Airport Board may use revenue bonds to purchase the assets of Jackson Hole Aviation, the Airport’s…

Governor Gordon to Proclaim December 10 Wyoming Women’s Suffrage Day

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon will officially proclaim Wyoming Women’s Suffrage Day with a ceremony at the Wyoming State Capitol at 9 a.m. on December 10. The ceremony will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the passage of the first law…

Tips for Bird Watching in the Winter

If you fell in love with the relaxing activity of bird watching right before the winter hit, then you’re probably quite sad to see the birdies go. However, there are quite a few things you can do to still set…


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