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Sarah Hale

Creating a window of opportunity

◆ Care Center showcases birthday displays amid pandemic. If you drive by the Star Valley Care Center these days, chances are you might see a joyful birthday display painted on a window. The birthday window displays are the brain child…

Simplot applies for permit to mine in new area of southeast Idaho

◆ Permit would allow for 10 years of mining. The J.R. Simplot Company has applied for mining permits relating to phosphate extraction in the Dairy Syncline Phosphate Leases in southeastern Caribou County, Idaho. The Dairy Syncline Phosphate Mine project calls…

BLM seeking public input on proposed Kemmerer CO2 well

The Kemmerer Field Office of the BLM is seeking public comment on a proposed carbon dioxide disposal well and pipeline. This project proposal is associated with the Exxon Mobile Corporation’s LaBarge Carbon Capture Phase 1 project. If approved, a CO2…

Family run is part of family fun at the Star Valley Meat Block

◆ Local business is USDA certified. When it comes to owning and operating a family business, the Williams Family has things down, pat. First, it takes a solid family willing to get involved and help. Family is a BIG deal…

Area first responders and search and rescue volunteers remain active

◆ Emergency calls come in as prep for COVID-19 continues. Area healthcare professionals, first responders and search and rescue volunteers remain active and busy with “regular” work as they continue to prep for COVID-19. “The Star valley area has been…

Businesses eligible for federal loans

◆ Applications for federal disaster loans open to Wyoming businesses. Governor Mark Gordon has announced that small businesses in the state are now eligible to apply for up to $2 million per company in federal economic disaster loans. The loans…

Silver Star talks communication amid growing health concerns

◆ Local communications company makes 60-day pledge. Silver Star Communications is gearing up to continue to meet community needs amid growing health concerns. Monday, March 16 the local company issued the following statement. “We hope this message finds you healthy…

Afton Food Pantry adjusts routine in light of coronavirus concerns

◆ Drive-thru pantry pick-up scheduled for next three weeks. The Afton Food Pantry is changing up its weekly routine in an effort to help patrons and volunteers reduce their COVID-19 risk. Beginning this Thursday, March 19 the Food Pantry will…

Star Valley Health preps for COVID-19

◆ Hotline implemented to offer updates. Life has changed in Star Valley over the last week. People are more cautious with hygiene. Businesses are adjusting hours and services. Schools have closed. The community’s actions are coming in response to the…

Local student’s work displayed as part of UW Art Exhibition

◆ Brianna Drew is part of 45th annual Juried UW Student Exhibition. Thirty-two University of Wyoming students recently received awards for their works of art that are part of the UW Art Museum’s 45th annual Juried UW Student Exhibition. For…