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Rock Church Summer Theater will do a show this summer and will have open auditions Saturday from 1-4 p.m.

The Rock Church Summer Theater, sponsored by the Star Valley Historical Society, will hold a show this summer after missing last year due to COVID-19 and will have open auditions this Saturday from 1-4 p.m. Those will be held at…

Wyoming Game and Fish director explains H.B. 101 in regards to authority on closing elk feed grounds

Wyoming Game and Fish Director Brian Nesvick says some of the recent headlines about the department being stripped of its authority to close elk feed grounds in regards to H.B. 101 is a little misleading. He says what it did…

U.S. Senator for Wyoming John Barrasso traveling around state to meet with counties and check on vaccine rollout

U.S. Senator for Wyoming John Barrasso is traveling the state and meeting with counties and is checking in on the vaccine rollout. He met with SVI and spoke of various topics. COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout in Lincoln County He says he…

Wyoming Rep. Scott Heiner: No agreement reached on education funding, says ‘can has been kicked down the road’

Wyoming Representative Scott Heiner (R-HD18) says he is disappointed the House and Senate could not reach an agreement on education funding, meaning for now everything will be the same. He says there were categorical differences between the chambers. “The can…

Bridger Valley Chamber of Commerce announces new board president Eric White

Director of the Bridger Valley Chamber of Commerce, Charlotte Black, announced a new board president in Eric White. She says he was serving as Vice President, but agreed to step in and serve in this new role. She says this…

Two-time state champion, Conner Vickery from Kemmerer High, using raffle to raise funds to wrestle in Greece

Two time wrestling state champion, Conner Vickery from Kemmerer High School, is using a raffle in order to raise money for an opportunity to go wrestle and train in Greece. The junior qualified to be on the Wyoming National Team…

Chairman of Oyster Ridge Music Festival remains hopeful to have event this year

The COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancelation of the Oyster Ridge Music Festival, but Chairman Thomas Lively is hopeful the event will be able to happen this summer. It held its 25th annual event in 2019 which was the last time…

House Representative Evan Simpson gives updates on marijuana bills and gas tax increase bill

House Representative of District 21, Evan Simpson, says with the session coming to a close soon the two marijuana bills that were considered did not make it out of the House and the gas tax increase is dead, but the…

Lincoln County Commissioner Robert King talks changes and projects for the county

Lincoln County Commissioner Robert King joined SVI to discuss various changes and projects the county will want to be aware of. Refinance of Jail Bonds King says this is something that has been worked on for quite a while. The…

Rep. Scott Heiner says House proposed cuts to K-12 education is about 4.6% over next three years

Wyoming state Representative Scott Heiner (R-HD18) says the recent House proposed cuts to education K-12 is about $70 million or 4.6% over three years. He says one positive aspect of this proposal is it is not cutting any jobs. He…