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Mia Shumway

Governor’s RIDE Initiative Comes to Afton

Governor Mark Gordon’s Reimagining and Innovating the Delivery of Education (RIDE) group came to Afton to gather public comment last week. Lincoln County residents had the chance to share their thoughts with the Governor’s RIDE group during two listening sessions. …

Thayne Town Council discusses fire district, subdivisions

Thayne held its monthly town council meeting Thursday, June 16. All five councilmembers were in attendance, including the mayor. Councilman Joe Heward reported that Wyoming Workforce Services had requested space in the town offices to meet with clients a few…

National Stockdog Finals Return to Afton

The Mountain States Stockdog Association (MSSA) National Finals will once again be held in Afton in July. The weeklong competition is the culmination of a year of stockdog trials around both the US and Canada. In the trial, dogs and…

Alpine Mountain Days Bigger than Ever

◆ The 32nd Annual Festival will be June 24-26. For summer fun for the whole family that celebrates Wyoming’s heritage, look no further than Alpine’s Mountain Days. The annual festival will be held June 24-26, and the town is looking…

Town of Afton talks Road Repair, Crypto

The Afton town council met June 14 for their monthly meeting. Several community members as well as a youth delegation were in attendance. Dustin Hill, owner of Star Valley Powersports on Main Street, proposed a plan to the council concerning…

Cryptocurrency Seminar comes to Afton

Star Valley residents had the opportunity to learn about cryptocurrency last week. Tyler Lindholm, State Policy Director for US Senator Lummis, presented and answered questions about crypto to nearly twenty citizens. “Senator Lummis just wants to make sure that there…

Wyoming Secretary of State visits Afton

Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Buchanan came to Afton Tuesday night to present on election integrity in the state. “This briefing was designed to answer the most common allegations and myths,” Buchanan said. “And we try to break those down…

Crypto education meeting to be held in Afton

Cryptocurrency is coming to Wyoming, and Senator Cynthia Lummis wants residents to be prepared. Tyler Lindholm, State Policy Director for US Senator Lummis, will be giving a presentation on cryptocurrency on June 2 at the Afton Civic Center from 11:30…

Tickets on sale today for 2022 Lincoln County Fair

Season Pass includes entertainment, beverages and reserved parking Changes are coming to the Lincoln County Fair experience. This season, the ticketing experience will be different than in years past. Fairgoers can purchase tickets for the grandstand events online beginning June…

Local Seniors Receive Scholarships from Star Valley Health

Star Valley Health awarded five scholarships to Star Valley and Mountain View High School seniors this week. Hospital Board Chair Dr. Andrew Orton and CEO Dan Ordyna presented the scholarships to Star Valley students at Tuesday’s board meeting. The awardees…