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Revenue Committee addresses property taxes

◆ Property Tax relief bills will be considered. The Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Revenue Committee will meet Monday and Tuesday Nov. 21-22 at the State Capitol Extension in Cheyenne. Three property tax bills will be considered, 23LSO-0032, residential property taxation amendment;…

Etna North opens with new five-lane

◆ New signage returns speeds to 65 mph. The new Etna North five-lane is open for traffic as contractors completed the final paving and striping in the first week of November. “Everything is open and no more delays,” said Darin…

Star Valley towns approved for infrastructure assistance

◆ Alpine, Afton and Star Valley Ranch approved. Three Star Valley municipalities will move forward with public infrastructure projects following funding from the State Land and Investment Board Water and Sewer ARPA Grant Program. The Town of Star Valley Ranch…

General Election is November 8; Election section of the Independent part of Nov. 2 edition

◆ Sample ballot included in the November 2 edition of SVI for public review. A sample ballot for the Nov. 8 General Election is included on pages 28 of the Nov. 2 edition of the Star Valley Independent. The General…

Housing is a challenge in latest bank report

◆ ‘We’ll solve this, Star Valley has a bright future…we solve problems.’ Bank of SV CEO Rod Jensen. The Bank of Star Valley has released it’s annual report and one area the valley will need to focus on is the…

Independent Notes: Memories of Clarene Law

Governor Mark Gordon ordered the Wyoming State Flag be flown at half staff at the Capitol in Cheyenne and in Teton County from sunrise to sunset on Friday, October 7, 2022 in honor and memory of Clarene Law. Ms. Law…

Alpine continues with new projects

◆ Community leaders discuss school and recreation center. With the opening of the new Alpine Health Clinic, plans continue for new projects, including a new hotel, and early discussions are underway for a school and recreation center. The 66 -room…

EPA will hold hearing on Afton Spring September 27

◆ Public comment opened September 1; Public meeting September 27. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public hearing in Afton on the community’s municipal water source, the Intermittent Spring Tuesday, September 27, from 6 to 9:30 p.m….

Two lanes prepped for Etna to Alpine winter season

◆ Grover Corner and South End planned for coming year. Paving is scheduled to start Sept. 12 on two full lanes between Etna and Alpine. The lanes have been prepared with a Full Depth Reclamation (FDS) process in preparation for…

Lincoln County hires new planner

◆ Robert Davis joins LC with a variety of planning experience. Robert Davis, with experience in community planning in North Dakota, Colorado, Ohio, Michigan and Saudi Arabia, has joined Lincoln County as the new planner. “I came in from Grand…