SVI-NEWS

Your Source For Local and Regional News

Slider

Slider

Julie Dockstader Heaps

Bear Lake County residents reassured declaration of emergency is simply ‘proactive approach’

The Bear Lake (Idaho) County Commission has issued a Declaration of Emergency during the COVID-19 crisis. However, Commission Chair Vaughn Rasmussen reassured the citizens of the area that the declaration is simply a proactive approach for state or federal funding…

Retiring Game Warden was mentor, role model

FROM THE WYOMING GAME AND FISH DEPARTMENT Green River – Cokeville Game Warden Neil Hymas is trading in his saddle and his “green truck” for his next adventure in life; retirement. Hymas, known by his radio call number of GF-34,…

Filing process changes for Wyoming Unemployment Insurance

CHEYENNE — Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, unemployment claims in Wyoming have quadrupled. To meet that demand and better serve citizens seeking benefits, the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) announced changes to its unemployment insurance claims filing…

Rep. Cheney joins U.S. House members calling for relief for Wyoming industries, ranchers

BY JULIE DOCKSTADER HEAPS Calling for aid and support for Wyoming’s coal and ash industries and for ranchers in the wake of economic repercussions from COVID-19, Congresswoman Liz Cheney (R-WY) joined a bipartisan group of members of Congress in letters…

Local News Regional News

Emergency grants available to retail businesses in Goshen County

With economic challenges facing local businesses in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, Goshen County Economic Development announced an Emergency Disaster Grant for retail businesses. In an announcement today, April 1, the following was released: “In light of the current…

New options for missionary service announced

Acknowledging the “measure of uncertainty for many missionaries and their families” during the COVID-19 pandemic, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced two opportunities for missionary service for those who have returned and are awaiting reassignment or who…

Food Pantries coming to the valley

BY JULIE DOCKSTADER HEAPS Pitching in to help is “who we are in Wyoming,” First Lady Jennie Gordon said during a recent video press conference from Cheyenne. “I’ve always said, everyone is one emergency from being in need of help,”…

Radiology Department at Star Valley Health looks at pricing

Recent lower pricing for MRI imaging at Star Valley Health is not a “blue light special,” said Terry Lemmon, director of radiology, but a “standing price” that will “not change in the near future.” The lowered prices but continued high…

Radiology Department at Star Valley Health looks at pricing

By Julie Dockstader Heaps SVI Media Recent lower pricing for MRI imaging at Star Valley Health is not a “blue light special,” said Terry Lemmon, director of radiology, but a “standing price” that will “not change in the near future.”…

Health Topics: education makes a big difference in an emergency situation

For Lindsey Hill, educating the public in heart saver first aid is a passion. And as the clinical educator with Star Valley Health, she takes that passion not only to healthcare professionals, but also to anyone in the community who…