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Month: April 2021

Caribou-Targhee National Forest to revitalize the East Mink Creek Corridor

The following is a news release and photo from the U.S. Forest Service. IDAHO FALLS — The Caribou-Targhee National Forest is excited to announce the launch of the East Mink Creek Recreation Corridor Revitalization Project located in Bannock County using…

From Star Valley Summers to Saving Lives

◆ Hollye Cottle is now Army Major in Fort Hood, Texas As a kid, Hollye Cottle spent her summers having fun in Star Valley. She is now Army Major Cottle, and prepares others to save lives on the battlefield. Hollye…

Manager of Afton Bomgaars, Stephanie Palmer, wins ESGR award for her support for her employee who serves in Wyoming National Guard

Manager of the Bomgaars store in Afton, Stephanie Palmer, earned the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) award for her helping her employee in his duties as he serves in the Wyoming Army National Guard. Specialist Britton Bommer…

(Video) – Star Valley Soccer versus Natrona County

Star Valley hosts the two schools from the Oil City this weekend beginning with the Natrona Mustangs and Fillies on Friday afternoon. The boys varsity match will be first at 4 p.m. with the varsity girls match scheduled to follow…

Lummis introduces SAME Act to restore 18-year-olds’ constitutional right to purchase handgun

The following is a release from the office of Senator Cynthia Lummis United States Senator Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) has introduced legislation to reinstate the right of adults between the ages of 18 and 20 to purchase a handgun from a…

Ozone pollution earns Sublette an F from American Lung Association

By Angus M. Thuermer Jr., WyoFile.com The American Lung Association gave Sublette County an F for ozone pollution, underscoring a persistent health danger believed to be caused by gas-field emissions, snow cover, little wind, winter sunshine and other factors. The…

Independent Obituaries: April 28, 2021

The following obituaries appeared in the April 28, 2021 edition of the Star Valley Independent. For more area obituaries, please visit Schwab Mortuary. For more resources including headstones, please visit the Star Valley Historical Society.   Keith Carpenter Jensen age…

Star Valley Chamber of Commerce Spotlight: Alpine Market

These days, Alpine Market is sharing the Aloha Spirit. The employees walk around in Hawaiian shirts. You can buy pineapples, pineapple upside down cake and Hawaiian chicken. If it’s anything Hawaiian, it’s discounted. “Every year [with exception of 2020], we…

SV Half Marathon returns for in-person event in 2021

  ◆ Bart and Denice Kunz leave for Germany, family takes over event. The 2021 Star Valley Half Marathon is on — as in on the road from the Gover Park area in the Bridger-Teton National Forest to the Thayne…

SVHS Art students and teacher honored at State Art Symposium

◆ Sanderson, Erickson, Brog, and Dockstader honored. SVHS Art Show is May 6, 5-7 p.m. New records were set by the students in the Star Valley High School Art program and an instructor was honored as Art Teacher of the…