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Month: August 2022

Fire risk reduced to moderate; officials urge diligence

Western Wyo., August 10, 2022 —Teton Interagency Fire managers have adjusted the fire danger rating to moderate for Grand Teton National Park, Bridger-Teton National Forest, and the National Elk Refuge following recent rainfall and cooler temperatures. A moderate fire danger rating…

In a first for Wyoming, national endorsements shape down-ballot races

By Billy Arnold Jackson Hole News&Guide Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON —  Dan Dockstader has been around Wyoming’s political block between his 36 years at the Star Valley Independent, which he publishes, and his 16 years in the Wyoming Legislature,…

Motorcyclist rides off cliff, dies on Teton Pass

JACKSON (WNE) — A motorcyclist died Sunday afternoon after his motorcycle went off the cliff on Teton Pass. Roger Davis, 56, was traveling eastbound into Jackson when Wyoming Highway Patrol received the call at 11:44 a.m. Highway patrol said Davis…

UW Extension releases reduced sugar/salt food preservation guide

◆ Recipes range from reduced sodium dill pickles to low sugar fruit spreads. The University of Wyoming Extension recently released Food Preservation with Reduced or No Salt or Sugar, a new online publication featuring 40 canning and preserving recipes that…

New game warden graduates earn top marks, special recognition at Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy

Three new Wyoming Game and Fish Department game wardens were honored recently for their outstanding performance at the Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy Peace Officer Basic Course in Douglas. Game Wardens Elise Huysman, Gavin Dougherty and Jesse Niemeir graduated July 28…


August 10: Emily Martin

Thayne Senior Center Is “Bursting at the Seams”

◆ Attend their fundraising dinner to raise money for a much-needed, larger center. By Breanna Call The Thayne Senior Center is teeming with seniors. And why wouldn’t it be? Melinda Pebbles, the director of the center, is focused on growing…

Peace Officer Foundation providing equipment for first-responders

◆ Look for the LC Sheriff’s booth at the Fair. With all the many foods and wares found at the Fair it might not sound all that interesting to stop by the booth staffed by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office….

Unsportsmanlike Conduct: Roquan Smith demands a trade!

Aaron and Dahl (mostly Aaron) whine about the Roquan Smith breaking news, how the White Sox almost got Shohei Ohtani, WWE is under new creative direction, and more!   Youtube: Spotify: Podbean:

August 10, 2022 Star Valley Independent

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