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Swift Creek High School honors student with special graduation ceremony

◆ “Never once did I hear Mikey complain…” Swift Creek High School honored one of its students, Mike Stewart, in a special individualized graduation ceremony Tuesday, June 8 at Swift Creek High School. SCHS staff and students welcomed friends, family…

Swift Creek High School to honor student with special graduation ceremony

Swift Creek Principal, Tyler Jack, announced this week that Swift Creek High School will be honoring one of its students, Mike Stewart, in a special individualized graduation ceremony Tuesday June 8, 7:00 p.m. at Swift Creek High School.  SCHS staff…

WIC Program Benefits Get Temporary Boost

The Wyoming Department of Health just released an announcement that monthly benefits for families participating in the Wyoming WIC Program, operated by the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH), will see a significant temporary boost over the next few months. Through…

Star Valley Health Receives the 2021 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Emergency Care

Star Valley Health is on a roll. Their recent ground-breaking event for a clinic in Alpine was very well attended, featuring a who’s who of local, state and national celebrities. They were acknowledged as a four-star rated facility by the…

Hunting for ammo: local vendor describes chronic shortages

Lorell Woolley of Thayne Minuteman Supply goes hunting every day––for ammo. Ammunition and firearms of all types have been hard to get since March of 2020, according to Woolley. “When COVID started, things really dried up fast.”  He has even…

Wyoming Game and Fish report in excess of 300 wolves

Cheyenne -The Wyoming Game and Fish Department released a report this week indicating Wyoming is maintaining wolf numbers at healthy levels by using hunting, which helps hold rancher/wolf conflict numbers down as well. Game and Fish managers say steady gray…

Nonprofit Salt River Arts Society purchases Ford Theatre

At the Jenny Oaks Baker concert late in April, James Arbizu announced that the Salt River Arts Society nonprofit foundation was poised to purchase the Ford Theatre in Afton.  That has now officially happened. Arbizu commented this week in an…

Etna student, Eden Adams, wins Wyoming Letters About Literature contest

Etna Elementary student, Eden Adams, recently learned she won first prize in the Wyoming Letters about Literature contest for 2020-21. Adams is a sixth-grader in Mr. Brant Crowther’s class at Etna, and her sincere, heart-warming letter to author Kimberly Brubaker…

Stewart Trail development plan revised, reduced in scope

Lincoln County Commissioners, after a public meeting on Feb 11, went back to the drawing board and revised the initial Stewart Trail area proposal substantially, based on feedback from area residents. Commissioner Jerry Hansen commented, “We had a very good meeting…

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,…