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Layne Parmenter

R1 Rezoning request denied, blocking proposed Afton fly-in residential development

Boise, Idaho developer Third Eye Development LLC and a local landowner applied for a rezoning of a parcel west of Afton that would change its designation from agricultural to an R1 status––with an eye to developing it for a fly-in…

Flying Saddle Resort: you just can’t beat the view

  ◆ The steakhouse is open to the public at any time, which offers discounts to local residents Located at the mouth of the Snake River Canyon, Flying Saddle Resort is strategically located to offer access to all types of…

Graze Restaurant opens to overwhelmingly positive public response

◆ Quality, they insist, is the primary ingredient to any of their food items. Tara and Eric Cretal are no strangers to the restaurant business––and it shows. Their restaurant, Graze, in Thayne opened for business on Sep 3, 2021 and…

New owners open ‘Gameday’ barbershop

Two new owners have taken over what was formerly Dave’s Barbershop and renamed it Gameday Barbershop. Ivy Porter and Savannah Schwab are currently offering barber services in Afton at the previous location of 445 Washington Street.  Prior to opening the…

Voss Vision expands services in Alpine

Dr. Jenning Voss, owner of Voss Vision, held an open house for his new Alpine clinic on Oct 20. Voss, who has operated Voss Vision in Afton since 2015, has decided with the help of Dr. Brittany Luksich to expand…

Morgan to lead Simplot mining, manufacturing efforts

Christopher Morgan will be the new Vice President, Mining and Manufacturing for the J.R. Simplot Company’s AgriBusiness division, effective Sept. 27, 2021. Morgan will have responsibility for directing the operation of all manufacturing facilities, mines, and engineering services throughout AgriBusiness,…

Veteran drive-through flu clinics scheduled for fall

AFTON, Wyoming—Local enrolled veterans are encouraged to get their flu shots this fall in a series of drive-through clinics to be held by the local VA every Wednesday this fall starting Sep. 22, through the end of October from 4:30…

Star Valley Ranch announces grand opening of new town hall

TOWN OF STAR VALLEY RANCH – Mayor Kathy Buyers and the town of Star Valley Ranch announced the grand opening and ribbon-cutting event for its new town hall on September 15, 2021 in a media release and interview with SVI…

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…