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Layne Parmenter

Jenny Oaks Baker performing in Afton is a Really Big Deal

James and Daphne Arbizu have been busy. They’ve formed a nonprofit. They’re restoring the Ford Theater to its former glory, teaching music students, running a music store, applying for grants, and they’re booking a series of comedians, entertainers, aspiring talents,…

Area physician, Brad Washburn, volunteers expertise at World Ski Championships in Bulgaria

Local physician, Brad Washburn, accompanied the Men’s US Alpine Ski Team to the Junior World Alpine Ski Championships in Bansko, Bulgaria March 3-10. Washburn explained, “Last month I was contacted to provide medical coverage for the US Alpine Ski Team…

Lincoln County Prevention Coalition aims to support county residents

◆ One in two arrests in Lincoln County is for DUI. Britney Ritter, representing the Lincoln County Prevention Coalition, explained to the community this week in an interview with SVI Media that it is a county organization focused on alcohol,…

Star Valley High School promotes Pathways to Success

Star Valley High School administration and staff are preparing to launch what they are calling Pathways to Success at registration this spring. The Pathways are 10 career-related areas where students can choose to focus their efforts as they move through…

Fuscillo promotes virtual training for Wyoming Alzheimer caretakers

Charles J. Fuschillo Jr., President and CEO of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, called SVI’s Duke Dance this week to promote a virtual education conference for Wyoming residents April 15.  Fuschillo has served as President & Chief Executive Officer of…

Superintendent Erickson explains his view on proposed education funding cuts

Superintendent Matt Erickson spoke with SVI media this week about the recently completed accreditation visit from the Wyoming Department of Education and explained his views on what the legislature is calling “ghost positions” and how they are planning to cut…

Preparedness Procrastinators Step 6: Get your Kit together.

The fundamental idea of emergency preparedness rests on three legs of a stool: make a plan, get supplies, and be informed. Let’s start with the last step. As part of this series, we shared with you how to get in…

Etna Coalition organizes, meets to discuss housing proposal

A group of over 50 people met at the Etna Civic Center Thursday evening, March 11 to discuss a proposed tiny-home development project and RV dealership/150 unit RV park near Etna.  Area residents, Mitch and Margo Knutson, organized the meeting…

Etna students fundraise and donate money to support local health care providers

Students from Etna Elementary’s student council led the school in a random-acts-of-kindness fundraiser during the month of February––and donated the proceeds of over $500 to Star Valley Health Care Foundation this week.  Students and staff at Etna were given the…

Sheriff Johnson explains jail expansion

Lincoln County Sheriff Shane Johnson explained some upgrades and construction completed at the Lincoln County Jail in Kemmerer this week in an interview with SVI Media.  Johnson commented, “It was a big project. When that building was actually built, there…