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Snake River Skydiving Wyoming to hold event at Afton Airport July 16-18

Snake River Skydiving Wyoming is holding a tandem skydiving event at the Afton Airport July 16th through the 18th. Founder of the company, Carol Jones, says her and her husband used to run businesses that took people on these high…

County leaders met with energy companies to discuss bringing a nuclear power plant to Southwest Wyoming

Government officials and business leaders from both the state and Lincoln and Uinta counties met with TerraPower and Rocky Mountain Power to discuss the opportunity to bring next-generation nuclear power to southwest Wyoming. The Naughton Power Plant is one of…

Alpine Fire Department and AAWPC sponsoring “Chipper Days” July 9th and 10th

The Alpine Fire Department and the Alpine Area Wildfire Protection Coalition is sponsoring Chipper Days July 9th and 10th in an effort to provide a “fire-safe community”. Lincoln County Fuels Mitigation Coordinator Patty Pringle says people will need to put…

Mountain State Stockdog Association coming to Afton for National Finals July 12-17

The Mountain State Stockdog Association (MSSA) will be holding its National Finals at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds in Afton July 12-17. President of the league Steve Wight says it will consist of the top 200 handlers with some having more…

Miss Wyoming Teen winner from Kemmerer, Teryn Thatcher, shares journey into competition

Last week Teryn Thatcher from Kemmerer won the Miss Wyoming Teen competition and she shares her journey of hard work in earning the crown. She says the event actually should have happened last September, but it was delayed due to…

Star Valley Search and Rescue Ranch Rodeo to take place July 3

The Star Valley Search and Rescue Ranch Rodeo will take place Saturday July 3rd at 7 PM at the Lincoln County Fair Main Arena to help raise funds for the group. Commander of Star Valley Search & Rescue Corey Hepworth…

Bank of Star Valley celebrating 25 years in business with big celebration June 30th

The Bank of Star Valley is celebrating 25 years in business with a big party on June 30th in the parking lot behind SVI Media in Afton from 11 am to 3 pm. President of the bank, Rod Jensen, was…

Salt River Arts Society receives a matching grant to renovate Ford Theatre in Afton

The Salt River Arts Society announced it has received a matching grant that will require fundraising help from the public in order to renovate the Ford Theatre in Afton. President of the Board of the Directors for the group, James…

Lincoln County Weed & Pest encouraging people to pull dyer’s woad weed June 21-23 for money

Lincoln County Weed & Pest Director Travis Osmond is encouraging adults and children to pull dyers woad weed June 21-23 to earn some money. He says they will pay $0.50 per pound and is a great opportunity for young people…

Lincoln County Commission trying to get Gateway West Transmission Line to move south of Cokeville

Lincoln County Commissioner Robert King says it is working to get the Gateway West Transmission Line to move south of Cokeville. Rocky Mountain Power and Idaho Power has proposed this project which will build 1,000 miles of new high-voltage transmission…