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Month: November 2022

Ukrainian refugee family adjusts to new life, support in Cheyenne

By Hannah Black Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE —Last month, Oleksandr Ageyev and his family celebrated Halloween for the first time. Oleksandr’s daughter, 6-year-old Viktoriia, got to dress up, and they attended the Cheyenne Police Department’s trunk-or-treat…

Revenue committee sponsors resolution to add property classification to Wyo. constitution

By Jasmine Hall Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE – A joint resolution that would create a new class of property came out of the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Revenue Committee this week. Members of the committee voted to…

UW’s Saddle Up program to return next year, with modifications

By Abby Vander Graaff Laramie Boomerang Via- Wyoming News Exchange LARAMIE — After the Saddle Up student orientation program garnered a mixture of praise and complaints, University of Wyoming administrators are already considering how they can improve it for next…

State backs rare earth industry

By Nicole Pollack Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER – Wyoming leaders are continuing to invest in rare earth elements. The Wyoming Energy Authority announced this week that it awarded a $4.4 million grant to Rare Element Resources, one…

South Lincoln County Economic Development Corporation (SLCEDC) announces a new Economic Development Liaison

The South Lincoln County Economic Development Corporation (SLCEDC) has announced Stephen P. Allen as having been selected to serve as the SLCEDC Liaison. The SLCEDCs’ purpose is to promote the economic development efforts of South Lincoln County and surrounding areas….

Wyoming Concludes Regular Season at Fresno State on Friday

By Tim Harkins Associate Athletics Director for Media Relations, Public Relations and Broadcasting University of Wyoming Athletics Thanksgiving Week for the Wyoming Cowboys will include a trip to Fresno, Calif., to play the Fresno State Bulldogs in a special Friday…

Independent Obituaries: November 23, 2022

The following obituaries appeared in the November 23, 2022 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. Lael Lee Hemmert was born…

November 23, 2022 Star Valley Independent

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Thayne Fire Department responds to chimney fire

The Thayne Volunteer Fire Department responded to a chimney fire at home in Star Valley Ranch early Tuesday morning. Fire Chief Toby Merritt said the department was paged to the home at about 12:30 a.m. According to Merritt the home’s…