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Wyoming Business Council shares plans on how to spend federal ARPA funds

CEO of the Wyoming Business Council Josh Dorrell joined SVI to discuss some plans on how to spend federal funds provided to states from the American Rescue Plan Spending (ARPA). President Joe Biden signed the bill into law in March…

Star Valley Search and Rescue promoting the ‘Be 307 Aware’ Program

Star Valley Search and Rescue is promoting to the public the ‘Be 307 Aware’ program which is a radio channel that helps them locate people needing assistance. Former Search & Rescue Commander Corey Hepworth says the idea came about since…

Kemmerer City Administrator believes nuclear plant will bring a stable and prosperous future

Kemmerer City Administrator Brian Muir says he is “ecstatic” about the recent announcement for the nuclear power plant and believes it will bring a stable and prosperous future for the area. He says the nuclear plant has a 60 year…

Thayne Volunteer Fire Chief gives tips for winter fire safety

◆ Consider hazards of dry trees, heaters and soot build-up in chimneys. Thayne Volunteer Fire Chief Toby Merritt says there are many things people should consider to keep their house safe from fire and how to best help emergency services….

Thayne Volunteer Fire Chief gives tips how to prevent fires and keep family safe this winter

Thayne Volunteer Fire Chief Toby Merritt says there are many things people should consider to keep their house safe from fire and how to best help emergency services. The first thing he reminds the public to do is if you…

Senator John Barrasso working to stop Build Back Better plan from passing; discusses US energy

U.S. Senator for Wyoming John Barrasso joined SVI to discuss his opposition to the Build Back Better plan along with vaccine mandates and the future of American energy. Working to stop Build Back Better bill in Senate The bill has…

Open Enrollment going on now; know your options

Kendall Erickson from Sharp Insurance in Afton is reminding the public about open enrollment for health insurance going on now and reviews the public’s options. He says for those under the age of 65 seeking options for regular health insurance…

Lincoln County Prevention Coalition to hold special event in honor of Survivors of Suicide Lost day

Director of the Lincoln County Prevention Coalition, Brittany Ritter, says the organization will hold a special event in honor of Survivor of Suicide Loss Day on Saturday November 20th. She says this day is recognized internationally and the special event…

Wyoming State Superintendent gives overview of education from topics like masks, funding, and accountability

The Wyoming State Superintendent, Jillian Balow, joined SVI to give updates on the current education situation from topics such as masks, vaccines, funding, accountability, and discussed an upcoming program to be introduced. Masks and Vaccines in schools She says when…

Ways the community can help and support their local military members and families

Staff Sergeant Mike Scherbel, recruiter with the Wyoming Army National Guard, sat down with SVI to discuss how the community can support military members and their families as Veterans Day is observed this week. He says one of the best…