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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…

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…