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Health Orders Eased as COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts Continue

The following is a release from the office of Gov. Mark Gordon. (Wikipedia image) CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon announced that health orders are continuing to ease, reflecting improvement in Wyoming’s COVID-19 situation since the beginning of December.  The…

Idaho legislature seeks to rebalance power between legislative and executive branches

SVI’s Lisa Hillier spoke with Idaho Senator, Mark Harris, this week on issues the Idaho legislature is considering.  Harris commented, “Well, last August the legislature held a special session on behalf of the governor. And during that session, the House…

Lincoln County aims to develop land on Stewart Trail for recreation area

Lincoln County, working with Y2 Consultants and a steering committee, plans to develop a 160-acre site on County Road 106 known as Stewart Trail. The ¼ square mile tract of land lies between Etna and Alpine and is owned by…

Hale outlines arts council upcoming events

◆ Amidst uncertainty, SV Arts Council is making plans. Tim Hale, representing the Star Valley Arts Council, visited with SVI radio host, Duke Dance, Wednesday morning to update the community on upcoming events. Hale explained that with Covid there is…

Dockstader sworn in as Senate President

CHEYENNE – Senator Dan Dockstader was confirmed this week as the president of the Wyoming Senate for the 66th session of the Wyoming legislature. He replaced Senator Drew Perkins in this crucial leadership role. “It’s an enormously complex and difficult…

Chance of A Lifetime: Williams rallies student body

Star Valley High School is a remarkable place. In 2016 its teams won ten state championships and were close to winning two more. It boasts exceptional drama and music programs. Last year, 19-20 the football, dance, hip-hop, dance jazz, and…

Emergency preparedness for procrastinators, step by step

◆ LC Emergency Management releases guidance to help you be prepared. I’m not a world-class procrastinator, but I’m still pretty good. In the army of procrastinators out there (and there is one), I’m not a general, but I’m at least…

Governor Gordon addresses legislature in 66th meeting of Wyoming Congress

The 66th session of the Wyoming Legislature promises to be one of the most unusual in its 130 year history. Governor Mark Gordon addressed legislators and the entire state virtually on Jan. 12th at  2:00 p.m., officially opening the session––and…

Elevate Hypnotherapy, a New Year solution

—— Taylor Kennington admits he was in a bad place a year ago just prior to his son’s birth. He wasn’t entirely sure he wanted to continue living, not sure he could be the type of father he needed to…

Crash reported near Alpine Monday morning

Breaking: Alpine Wyoming Lincoln County dispatch services confirmed two cars had an accident in the Alpine area this morning at approximately 6:30. According to dispatch, no serious injuries were reported. WYDOT released a communication that one lane of traffic was…