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WYDOT asking Snake River recreationalists to be aware during construction project

The Wyoming Department of Transportation has begun work on the Jackson South II (Snake River South Section) project just north of Hoback Junction. The project is the second half of a broader corridor improvement project between the Hoback Junction and…

Address verification needed for Wyoming livestock brand records

The Wyoming Livestock Board Brand Recording Unit recently completed address verification on all livestock brand records. “There are approximately 1,241 addresses that are no longer deliverable,” said Renae Krakow, executive assistant of the Wyoming Livestock Board. “We are reaching out…

Linemen from Lower Valley Energy save cat stuck in SV Ranch tree

As a Special Municipal Officer for the Town of Star Valley Ranch, Jim Rodgers has had some interesting phone calls. But Sunday, August 11, the phone call he received was still surprising. “I received a call from the Lincoln County…

Book sale ongoing for Alpine Branch Library

The Friends of the Alpine Branch Library will be holding their annual book sale over the next two weeks. The sale began Friday, August 9 through Saturday, August 24 during regular library hours. “Books range from $.25 for children’s paperbacks…

Young girl chokes to death in Freedom

Sarah Hale, SVI Media The family and friends of Annalyse Rose Bell, of Freedom, are mourning her loss this week. The eight-year-old girl choked to death during a family dinner on Monday night, August 5. According to the Lincoln County…

Lincoln County increases mill levy from 11.8 to 12.0

By Sarah Hale, SVI Media The Lincoln County Commissioners approved an increase in the mill levy this month. The action took place by resolution during the July 16 meeting of the Lincoln County Commissioners. A mill levy is a property…

Poaching case results in guilty plea

Friday, July 26 Stetson Long, of Thayne, entered a  guilty plea on four counts of taking a deer without the proper license. He was subsequently sentenced to serve six months in the Lincoln County Detention Center and ordered to pay…

In the footsteps of a Star Valley pioneer

Wednesday, July 24 is Pioneer Day. On July 24, 1847 leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints arrived in what would eventually become Salt Lake City. Their arrival marked the beginning of great western migration of the…

Palisades Reservoir remains full going into final week of July

The good news of cool, wet weather in the spring and early summer months in Star Valley is that Palisades Reservoir reaps the rewards. According to information provided by the Bureau of Reclamation, Palisades is sitting at 94 percent full…

Love in Action plans community event to raise funds for those in need

By Sarah Hale, SVI Media   When Abbie Christensen was diagnosed with cancer, a handful of community members started talking about what could be done to help. From those humble beginnings came the Love in Action committee. “A group of…