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Jackson District lists trail improvements for 2021

◆ Snake River Canyon area trails include Wolf Creek and Wolf Mountain. The Jackson Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest is gearing up for a series of trail reconstruction projects during the summer of 2021. Thirteen trails are included…

Thayne Maverik temporarily closed after CO2 alarm

The Thayne Volunteer Fire Department was paged to the Thayne Maverik Thursday evening for a C02 alarm. The call came in about 7:30 PM. The Thayne Volunteer Fire Department said the store was evacuated and cleared from any hazards. The…

Vaccination process continues in Lincoln County

◆ Phase 1B in the vaccination process has begun. The vaccination process has started in Lincoln County for those 70 and older, all part of the next step called Phase 1B. On Thursday, January 21, Lincoln County Public Health (LCPH),…

House Bills at 68, Senate Files at 64 for the opening day of the Wyoming Legislature

◆ Legislative list will increase, with committee bills first up for consideration. Early bill filings in the Wyoming State Legislature included 68 House Bills and one Resolution, while the Senate had a list 64 Senate Files that were formally read…

Legislature launches committee meetings for the 66th session

◆ Committees have a full slate of Legislation to consider. The Wyoming State Legislature launches a series of committee meetings next week, all related to bills that will be heard in the 66th session. Bill assignments were directed to the…

Denney and Ellis join the Star Valley Ranch Town Council

◆ Councilman bring experience to SVR. Ronald Denney and Taylor Ellis were sworn in as new members of the Star Valley Ranch Town Council Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. The SVR retirees bring a variety of professional, management and educational experience…

Hansen joins Lincoln County Commission

Jerry Hansen was sworn in as a new Lincoln County Commissioner on Monday, Jan. 4. Lincoln County Clerk April Brunski administered the oath of office to Hansen who was elected in a contested August primary with former commissioner Kent Connelly….

Commissioner addresses masks, forest use and coal

◆ Recommendation preferred, COVID cases at landfill, multiple use on forest and interest in Kemmerer coal. Mask mandates, multiple use of public lands, options for coal and landfills were all on the list of topics addressed by Lincoln County Commissioner…

November storms adding to SV high country snow depths

◆ Commissary at 32-inches The latest mid November snow storms added to the early winter snow depths in Star Valley’s high country. As of Tuesday, Nov. 17, Commissary Ridge, at the 9,300 foot elevation had a 32-inch snow depth. Blind…

Mid Valley Fire District on Tuesday’s ballot

The proposed Mid Valley Fire District will be on the ballot in the Nov. 3 General Election and Thayne Fire Chief Toby Merritt emphasizes the need to support the measure as the population and traffic increases in Star Valley. Under…