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Janet Erickson

IDAWY assumes management of Lincoln County solid waste

◆ Little will change in the disposal process for consumers. IDAWY Solid Waste District has assumed management of Lincoln County waste facilities as of January 1, 2021. Lincoln County will continue to provide transfer stations to residents, but once treated,…

Abby Kurt-Mason serves Etna Elementary School as Psychologist/Counselor

◆ Children need as many coaches as possible to help them develop healthy beliefs, and set and reach goals. Abigail Kurt-Mason is in her twelfth year as a School Psychologist. She has been with Lincoln County School District No. 2….

Bank of Star Valley blocks fraud attempts on debit cards

Debit card fraud was attempted on some the Bank of Star Valley customer accounts Sunday, January 10, 2021. BOSV security systems identified the fraudulent activity before any funds were removed from customer checking accounts and blocked all transactions on those…

Town Councils welcome newly elected members this month

◆ New members will be sworn in at meetings throughout January. New members to town councils throughout Star Valley are looking forward to meetings throughout January in which they will be sworn in and take their seats among their councils…

First Bank $2 bill initiative encouraged local holiday shopping

◆ Star Valley shoppers spent over $2,300 in $2 bills at local businesses. To encourage consumers to shop locally during the 2020 holiday shopping season, branches of First Bank in Afton and Alpine invited patrons to go into the bank…

Musical Theatre should feel like home for high school students

Lynzi McAdams is in her first year as a Special Education Aide and the Musical Director at Star Valley High School. Born in Las Vegas, Nevada, Lynzi is the youngest of four children and loved growing up in a smaller…

Finding creative ways to involve every student in classroom learning

◆ Kathi Smith is a special education teacher at Afton Elementary. Kathi Smith has been an educator for 25 years. She started teaching pre-school as a high school senior and continued in that role, supporting herself through college. Today, after…

Building student success means helping students step up

◆ David Saltzman teaches Social Studies at Swift Creek High School. David Saltzman is in his seventh year as an educator and his fifth year teaching Social Studies and advising the Discovery Program at Swift Creek High School. He also…

Star Vally FFA launches their annual Bear Tree Service Project

◆ Project provides stocking stuffers to families. Star Valley FFA has launched their annual Bear Tree Service Project to help provide stocking stuffers to families that need a little extra support with Christmas this year. Through December 15, community members…

A quality education unlocks doors

◆ Josh Winder is a Special Education Teacher at Star Valley Middle School. Josh Winder is in his first year serving the students at Star Valley Middle School as a special education teacher.  He started with LCSD2 as a substitute teacher…