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Month: December 2023

Pine beetles are hammering the Tetons’ whitebark pines, again

• Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem land managers brace for the second climate-driven epidemic this century and fear for the survival of the remaining old-growth conifers.   By Mike Koshmrl,   Vegetation ecologists monitoring the latest mountain pine beetle epidemic fear…

Last of Wyoming mail processing centers could be moved out of state

  By Jasmine Hall  Jackson Hole Daily Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — Teton County’s mail hasn’t been processed in-state in almost a decade, and that could be the reality for most Wyoming communities in the coming years. The U.S….

Merritt honored with Broyles Award in Arkansas

•  “Dr. Defense” has helped the Braves win five of the last nine state titles. This past season, Star Valley High School assistant coach and defensive coordinator, Kelly Merritt, was on the campus of the University of Wyoming. He and…

Wyoming unemployment up slightly, but economy improved in 2023

By Samir Knox Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — Wyoming, and the United States as a whole, outperformed economic projections in 2023, one of the state’s top economists said Wednesday. Despite a slight increase in the state’s…

Cody woman accused of trying to hire hitman to kill daughter’s boyfriend

  By CJ Baker Powell Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange POWELL – A 54-year-old Cody woman was arrested last week after she allegedly tried hiring an undercover officer to kill her daughter’s partner.  “I just want him gone … for…

Cowboys Head to Old Rival No. 12/14 BYU on Saturday

• First Meeting Since 2011 LARAMIE, Wyo. (Dec. 28, 2023) – The Cowboys renew another rivalry on Saturday heading to Provo, Utah to take on No. 12/14 BYU in the first meeting between the schools since 2011. The contest is…

Power out in Alpine, problem traced to overhead copper wire

  • Alpine Fire Chief Mike Vogt opens fire dept. and offers it as a place to stay warm.  A copper wire burned down in the power grid serving Alpine Wednesday, Dec. 27, causing power to be lost to most…

SVI Radio Interview-Dec. 28: Seth Snyder, Fossil Basin Chamber of Commerce

How Dangerous Is an E. coli Infection and Why?

Understanding the implications of a foodborne infection could save you from serious consequences. Learn how dangerous an E. coli infection is and why.

SVI Radio Interview-Dec. 27: Sean McComas, Afton Domino’s