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Dan Dockstader

Lawton appointed Thayne Municipal Judge

————- ◆ Legal career includes, California, Wyoming and Asia. The Town of Thayne has appointed Larry Lawton to serve as the municipal judge. The appointment covers a legal career that has included private and government assignments over 50 years. “What…

Changes made for SV Health’s Alpine and Afton urgent care

◆ Urgent care services moved into clinic offices. Star Valley Health’s urgent care facilities in Alpine and Afton are combining services in each community. The urgent care facilities will now offer services within the established clinic offices. In Alpine the…

Amy Moon is new SV Rotary President

◆ President will focus help on Star Valley’s communities. Amy Moon is the new Star Valley Rotary Club President. “The primary motto for Rotary Club is service above self,” Moon said in an interview with SVI. “What I really like…

High Valley Dermatology coming to SV Health in Alpine

◆ Dr. Miner and Dr. Sewell will provide services for Star Valley area patients. High Valley Dermatology will is opening this week at the Star Valley Health Clinic in Alpine. The practice is based in Idaho Falls and is expanding…

Alpine continues with plan to protect homes

◆ Community education efforts ongoing. “I am very concerned about the risk of wildfire to the communities we protect,” Alpine Mike Vogt told SVI Editor Sarah Hale in 2019. “As communities expand into the wildland interface our exposure increases.” At…

Local food banks receive significant donation

◆ Program supplies food in Star Valley and Bear Lake. When the three Star Valley Food Banks began receiving increases in patrons due to the economic challenges associated with the pandemic, local representatives from The Church of Jesus Christ of…

Thayne still working on a parade for Independence Day

◆ Fireworks will prevail in the event of other Cancellations. Thayne, like all Wyoming communities, are adapting or canceling plans for the Independence Day celebration due to COVID-19. With the community breakfast program and flag ceremony canceled, the fireworks program…

Fire destroys Auburn home

◆ Afton Fire Department monitors the scene until early morning hours. Fire destroyed a home in Auburn, late Saturday night. The Afton Fire Department responded to the home of Eileen Burton, 220 2nd West St., at 11 p.m. Saturday, May…

Governor signs three bills from special session

—————— Governor Mark Gordon has signed three pieces of legislation passed by the Wyoming Legislature that provide a framework for spending $1.25 billion in federal funding awarded to the State through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act….

Submit comments on B-T Forest Management by May 24, 2020

The Bridger-Teton National Forest is collecting comments on the Land and Resources Management Plan, often referred to as the Forest Plan. If you would like to offer a comment on any of the forest management plans such as watersheds, wildlife,…