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Star Valley Health partners with DAISY Award

◆ Program recognizes outstanding nurses. A critical access hospital like Star Valley Health Medical Center doesn’t have a lot of extra resources – especially during a pandemic. But compassion is a known quantity. Where else might you find off-duty nurses…

Star Valley Chamber of Commerce Highlight: Tootsies- A Generational Business

Ross Myers has a unique nickname for his wife – “atmosphere control.” It’s a name he saves for Jan Myers when they’re on their feet running Tootsies in Thayne. When she’s not charming longtime customers, she’s picking up folks’ babies…

Dreams in Motion gives Lyman resident a first-class sports experience

The organizers of Dreams in Motion pretty much just wanted to talk about the Facebook video of Bryson Quinney – a young heart transplant recipient and the first to be recognized as one of “these heroes in our midst.” “I…

Light at the End of the Tunnel: Moderna Vaccine safe and effective; available in phases

As the vaccine campaign against COVID-19 rolls across Wyoming –  including Star Valley – the state health department continues to remind residents and health officials to be patient and continue safe community protocols. They offer a tool box – you…

Azar House Pregnancy Resource Center provides much-needed services

To Christina Wetzel, the success of Azar House is not monetary donations – which is, of course, critical. It’s not myriad resources for clients, nor the time given by volunteers – both male and female. All of these – including…

National Snow Bike Series Race begins January 16

In Star Valley, winter sports – the faster the better – mean adrenaline-pumping, heart-pounding fun for anyone riding a machine with a throttle, skis and a track. Riders can be seen or heard in a blur through fields or catching…

Food services in LCSD2 go above and beyond to provide school lunch

◆ Schools prepped to meet student lunch demand. Sue Helm loves going to the grocery store. Not because she likes to shop. As Food Services Director for Lincoln County School District 2, she does plenty of that – and more….

Superintendent Matt Erickson welcomes students and staff back to school

◆ Erickson asking everyone to choose an attitude of positive learning. Superintendent Matt Erickson is calling for a rally – of sorts. Not one with cheerleaders and a school pep band. But of broad community support in unprecedented times. “We’re…

Star Valley Half Marathon held virtually

◆ Participants choose their route and upload race times. On Saturday, July 11, the runners and walkers were out as usual for the Star Valley Half Marathon. Only this time, they were doing one of four distances – the usual…

2020 SV Half Marathon goes virtual

◆ Register for and report your race this week.   Family. That’s what it’s all about. Whether it’s your husband, child, grandchild, niece or nephew. Whether they’re here with you cheering from the sidelines – or you’re running to remember…