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Month: February 2024

Step Inside History: The National Museum of Military Vehicles Presents the M4A3E8 Sherman Tank Experience

Dubois, Wyoming — The National Museum of Military Vehicles is thrilled to announce a special event that invites the public to literally step inside history. On March 16-17, as well as April 6-7, visitors will have the unique opportunity to…

Senator Baldwin of Kemmerer announces retirement from state legislature

CHEYENNE – Today, Senator Fred Baldwin (SD-14) announced he will not seek another term in the Wyoming Legislature. Senator Baldwin was elected to the Wyoming Senate in 2017. He served in the Wyoming House of Representatives from 2015 – 2016….

(Video) WYDOT Avalanche Mitigation

The Wyoming Department of Transportation recently released the video below, which details the process behind avalanche mitigation on western Wyoming roads.  

SVI Radio Interview: Emily Martin, Box H Park Playground

Community of Kindness Winter Carnival is Thursday in Afton

• Over 20 service organizations are scheduled to offer information and education. Star Valley Branch Library is hosting the Community of Kindness Winter Carnival on Thursday, February 29 from 4-7 p.m. at the Afton Civic Center.  Over 20 community service…

Afton Parks Master Plan is Thursday

• Pickleball, skateboarding and splash pad are options.  So as not to interfere with this Thursday’s Community of Kindness event scheduled from 4-7 p.m. at the Afton Civic Center, the Town of Afton scheduled their Parks Master Plan for right…

Hageman talks natural assets and the border during Alpine Town Hall

Congresswoman Harriet Hageman emphasized two main points during her Feb. 23 visit to Alpine. They included a warning about Natural Asset Companies and an uncontrolled southern border. “This is high risk,” she said of the natural asset proposal first discovered…

Budget and Property Tax primary focus as budget session winds down

• Would you pay more for other items for property tax relief? As the 67th Wyoming Legislature enters its third week, the House and Senate begin the “crossover” portion of the session which is where bills move from one body…

Independent Obituaries: February 28, 2024

The following obituaries appeared in the February 28, 2024 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. Tyla Ferrin Tyla Dawn Ferrin, mother, daughter, sister, granddaughter, niece,…