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Richelle Primm

Arts council receives funding, releases the fall/winter performance schedule

• Star Valley Arts Council continues to seek community partners and board members. This summer the Star Valley Arts Council received some exciting news. “The Star Valley Arts Council has received a $6,000 grant from the Wyoming Arts Council through…

Turning Point, Lincoln County’s Self-Help Center, Looking for Volunteers

By Richelle Primm, SVI Media Turning Point, an NPO dedicated to helping victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, is looking for volunteers, specifically in the Afton area, to help cover the 24-hour crisis hotline and advocate for their clients….

New tax districts proposed in effort to pass 6th penny tax

A group of local towns and communities have joined together to propose new legislation to the Wyoming Association of Municipalities (WAM) at a statewide convention to create taxing districts, so they can have better control, geographically, on the 6th penny…

Kemmerer Historic Preservation Commission works to preserve historic sites

The Kemmerer Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) was created last May in efforts to preserve and record the rich history surviving in their small town. Linda Naoi Goetz with the Kemmerer HPC discovered Kemmerer was a certified local government, but the…

Veterans Program in Jeopardy to Continue for July 4th Celebration in Kemmerer

The Kemmerer/Diamondville Fireworks Committee has put on a memorable program honoring the veterans and fireworks show every Fourth of July for the last five years, but needs volunteers for this year’s program to keep the tradition alive. The fireworks show…

Latest Updates About the Kemmerer Coal Mine and What You Can Do to Help

City Administrator Brian Muir met with Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon and county commissioners to discuss action plans to advocate the operation of the coal mine in Kemmerer. Muir said the city of Kemmerer and other officials are hoping to change…

Don’t Miss Bridger Valley Chamber’s Upcoming Events

The Bridge Valley Chamber of Commerce invites all community members to it’s upcoming events. Blacks Fork Dental, a new business and chamber member, will be hosting a fun-filled open house this coming Friday, April 26, from 4-6 p.m. at it’s…

Kemmerer Outlines Plans to Improve City

At a recent leadership summit, the Kemmerer City Council created a list of the top 10 things they want to improve for the city. They will currently focus on the top three. Brian Muir, City Administrator in Kemmerer, told SVI…

Exciting News with the KDCA Chamber of Commerce

Hometown Floral was named “Business of the Month” by Ellen Potter, Chairman of the KDCA (Kemmerer/Diamondville Community Area) Chamber of Commerce. “One of the reasons [Hometown Floral] was chosen as business of the month is because they are really tuned…

Swift Creek High School is Expanding

Story by: Richelle Primm Swift Creek High School is bigger than it has ever been before. Tyler Jack, principal of Swift Creek, said they’ve added 13 more students just this semester. He also said how the school will be acquiring…