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Dan Dockstader

Star Valley Ranch honors volunteers with the trail and parks crew

◆ Volunteers raised $8,000 to assist the SVR community. The Town of Star Valley Ranch has honored the volunteers who have helped the community’s Natural Resource Board raise funds for work on trails and parks. Mayor Kathleen Buyers a proclamation…

Thayne improving street and area around community center

◆ New sidewalk will be included with Van Noy Pkwy improvements. The Town of Thayne has repaved the area around the community center this summer and work is underway on Van Noy Parkway, a major street leading to the center…

Greys River Road work completed for the season

◆ Additional phases may include road work to Forest Park. The Greys River Road improvements have been completed for the summer season. Mike Oltman, Forest Engineer advises the surface of the popular road leading out of Alpine and into the…

Independent Notes: Remembering Conn Astle

I think it’s important we don’t forget those who have given to our Star Valley communities and Conn Astle is one we should remember for his years of service with the Afton Fire Department and the Star Valley area. It…

Building applications fill Lincoln County agenda

◆ Busy 2021 summer season. Commissioners seeking additional planning staff. Applications are starting to taper off as the summer comes to an end, but it was a season for numerous building and development applications, according to Lincoln County Engineer Amy…

Etna North underway, Thayne North may move up, changes for Grover Corner

◆ Work at Etna North may carry over to spring, Thayne North plans will start, plans for improvements at Grover Corner . • Etna North Etna North highway construction has focused on Ames Hill in the past two weeks, in…

Alpine Fire Department joined by Thayne and Afton on Saturday fire

Star Valley’s Fire Departments came together just after noon on Saturday, Aug. 28 to battle a structure fire on Old Alpine Road. Alpine Fire Chief Mike Vogt said the Alpine Fire Department, dispatched at 12:09 p.m., requested mutual aid from…

Conn Astle inducted into Wyoming Firefighters Hall of Fame

◆Conn was an active member of the Afton Fire Department from 1959 until his retirement in 1996. Firemen from around the state gathered at the Wyoming Fire Academy on Saturday, Aug. 21 to honor Afton Fireman and former Chief Conn…

Gordon tours Star Valley businesses, meets with mayors

◆ Gov. emphasizes the importance of small businesses in the economic recovery. Gov. Mark Gordon toured several Star Valley businesses Aug. 11 to hear how they are progressing after the COVID pandemic. The visits included multiple stops in Thayne and…

Lummis opens Star Valley office

◆ Office serves a three-county area. Senator discusses infrastructure. U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyoming) clipped the ribbon on her new Star Valley office Aug. 13, officially opening a facility that will serve the residents of southwest Wyoming on matters related…