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Two Decades of Worship: New Hope Church

LISTEN TO THE FULL INTERVIEW HERE – The New Hope Church in Etna is planning to celebrate its twentieth anniversary this weekend and will soon have a change in leadership. In 2001, The New Hope Fellowship was started in Thayne….

The One-Legged Wonder: Metge family continues adjusting to life two years later.

  Two years ago, Abbie Metge lost her leg in a tractor accident. Since then, she and her family have learned to overcome tragedy with the help of the community. It was on Memorial Day weekend of 2019 when Abbie,…

Making the Star Shine

  ◆ The plans to renovate the Star. The Town of Afton is working on plans to make the Star more visible and more accessible. About a year and a half ago, city officials for the Town of Afton had…

Reggae In The Rockies coming to Alpine in June

◆ Summer Music Festival Coming to Alpine. After a year with almost no live music, Dave Walters found a home for reggae in the Rocky Mountains with a two-day music festival on June 5-6 in Alpine. Dave hopes that with…

From Star Valley Summers to Saving Lives

◆ Hollye Cottle is now Army Major in Fort Hood, Texas As a kid, Hollye Cottle spent her summers having fun in Star Valley. She is now Army Major Cottle, and prepares others to save lives on the battlefield. Hollye…

Bringing community dances back to Star Valley

◆ Dances appeal to all ages. Visitors join from Utah and Idaho. Cassie Hunsaker started a new hobby when she went to college. Now that she is back, she wants to share it with the community. When Cassie and her…

One for the History Books: The Challenges of Wyoming’s 2021 Legislative Session

◆ Senate President Dan Dockstader summarizes historic 66th legislature Neither a pandemic nor a historic winter storm could keep Wyoming from holding its most recent legislative session. Dan Dockstader, President of the Wyoming State Senate and Senator for Senate District…

A Head Start for Kids

◆ The LUCDA is Dedicated to Early Childhood Development in Western Wyoming. The Lincoln Uinta Child Development Association (LUCDA) offers free developmental screenings to the children of Lincoln and Uinta counties. The screenings happen twice a year, with the next…

Helping the Hungry: How Food Needs Were Met During the Pandemic

Sierra Mitchell, President of the Afton Food Pantry and Regional Director of the Wyoming Hunger Initiative, delivers an entire beef to the Food Closet in Piney. Photo Credit: Wyoming Hunger Initiative ◆ Local and Statewide Community Stepped Up to Fill…

Makia Haderlie will be spending her summer teaching in the Dominican Republic.

Makia Haderlie wants to be a teacher. She is gathering supplies and creating lesson plans like any future teacher would, but her future students are in the Dominican Republic. Makia will be part of the International Language Program (ILP), an…