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Month: May 2021

Opinion: Independent Notes

◆ Art Teacher of the Year, the importance of one student and prayer! What a wonderful year for the Star Valley High School Art program! How about those SVHS art awards? It was a record setting year for the Star…

LCSD2 bus driver suffers “Medical Incident” during afternoon route

The following is a statement from Lincoln County School District #2 regarding a medical issue involving a bus driver during the Friday afternoon route. “There was a medical incident with the bus driver on a lower valley elementary route this…

Erickson retires after 29 years teaching and coaching at SVHS

◆ “It has been really rewarding to see students achieve at their true potential.” After 29 years teaching and coaching at Star Valley High School, McKay Erickson is retiring from education to pursue entrepreneurship and his bucket list. McKay will…

Reggae In The Rockies coming to Alpine in June

◆ Summer Music Festival Coming to Alpine. After a year with almost no live music, Dave Walters found a home for reggae in the Rocky Mountains with a two-day music festival on June 5-6 in Alpine. Dave hopes that with…

GoFundMe set up for injured SVHS soccer player

UPDATE: A family member of Ethan’s told SVI that Ethan is now awake and off the ventilator. He is talking and doing good. The family member said Ethan is able to eat ice chips and drink water. ORIGINAL: A GoFundMe…

Star Valley rest stop to reopen later this month

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…

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

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…

Lawsuit filed over death of DOT employee

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…

Man facing 31 child abuse counts waives hearing

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…