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2020 Star Valley Half Marathon will be ‘powered by Ragnar’; well-known relay ‘nation’ to host race on its virtual platform

  First, there was a life. Zestfully lived. Then, there was a loss. Acutely felt. At last, there is a gift. Endlessly giving. This may be the only way to describe the last 10 years for the Bart and Denice…

School district praises Class of 2020

◆ Students work hard to put their stamp on a difficult academic year. Let the graduation march begin for the class of 2020! Albeit the Pomp and Circumstance of commencement may take on a new look – or an old…

Runners, take your mark – SV Half Marathon moving forward

◆ Kunz Family making plans for the 2020 event. Ten years ago, Bart and Denice Kunz began nurturing an idea. It was springtime in Star Valley, and as flowers began to bud, so an idea bloomed in their minds. A…

LCSD2 and parents are flexible and optimistic about education

◆ Adaptive learning is the name of the game. When Dani Call sat down last year to interview for a job as a school librarian, she was asked her favorite book. She started to cry. “At this point I knew…

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon addresses Etna Elementary faculty in zoom meeting; offers words of encouragement

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon Touting the “ingenuity of Wyoming people and in particular Star Valley people,” Governor Mark Gordon reached out Friday morning to offer a word of encouragement to the faculty of Etna Elementary. “Nobody ever anticipated” teachers and…

Educating the whole child takes on new meaning with COVID-19

“I have come to the frightening conclusion that I am the decisive element. It is my personal approach that creates the climate…. If we treat people as they ought to be, we help them become what they are capable of…

Stay the course says governor – phased recovery in the works

◆ “We are doing what is best for Wyoming people,” Governor says. Stay the course, adhere to public health orders and be patient as Wyoming continues statewide public health orders through April 30. That was the gist of the message…

‘Flattening the curve’ of anxiety, poor health during pandemic

 “A normal reaction to an abnormal situation” is how therapist Kipp Dana described the anxiety one feels in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.    “These are unusual circumstances, and it is stressful. It wouldn’t take a diagnosed mental illness…

Wyoming governor proclaims Good Friday a ‘Day of Prayer’

CHEYENNE – Governor Mark Gordon will sign a proclamation tomorrow declaring Friday, April 10, 2020 a Day of Prayer in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The day of prayer is cross-denominational with the intent to unify people of many faiths during…

The world invited to participate in fast on Good Friday for COVID-19 relief

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has called upon people of all faiths and beliefs to join a global fast for COVID-19 relief on Good Friday, tomorrow, April 10. He extended the invitation to…