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Businesses invited to join Education Foundation scholarship program

◆ Community scholarship drive now underway.   The Lincoln County School District 2 Education Foundation is inviting area business leaders and individuals to be a part of the 2020 Community Scholarship Drive. “The LCSD2 Foundation was established in 2000 to…

Dates announced for Swift Idol 2020

◆ Swift Idol Concert set for April 17 with 2020 competition slated for August 3. The dust and excitement from the 2019 Swift Idol had not yet settled when plans for the 2020 Swift Idol Season were underway. “Swift Idol…

Senator Barrasso weighs in on energy

◆ “Coal is critical to the base energy that we need to power this country….” U.S. Senator John Barrasso spoke with SVI Media’s Duke Dance this week on the Weekday-Wake-Up morning radio show. During the interview, Barrasso addressed the energy…

SVHS Speech & Debate Tournament is this weekend

The Star Valley Speech and Debate Team will host a tournament January 17 and January 18 at Star Valley High School. “We have seven high schools coming to attend, which is our highest ever, and our need for community judges…

Town of Cokeville looks to crack down on traffic law violations

◆ Drivers ignoring stop signs and using excessive speed becoming a problem. Vehicle speed and disregard for cross walks and stop signs has become an increasing problem on Cokeville’s main street. According to Mayor Rose Arndt, the town is looking…

Cowboy Draw jackpot ticket worth $805K purchased in Thayne

◆ Lottery winner has 180 days to claim the prize. WyoLotto officials announced Tuesday, January 7 that a Cowboy Draw player holds a $811,058 winning ticket from the Monday, Jan. 6, Cowboy Draw drawing. The winning ticket was purchased on…

Work continues on the Wyoming Range Mule Deer Project

◆ Biologists anticipate deer will weather winter well. Wildlife managers remain actively involved in the Wyoming Range Mule Deer Project. Now in its sixth year, the project is designed to monitor and track one of the largest mule deer herds…

A bit of good news coming out of energy talks in South Lincoln County

◆ Exxon looking to get on the Carbon Capture bandwagon. A meeting with Exxon/Mobil held in Kemmerer on Thursday, December 12 has resulted in some good news, according to Kemmerer Administrator Brian Muir. “Pam Heatherington, the Exxon/Mobil Asset Manager, was…

Shoppers for Angels still needed

◆ Angel tags available for pick up at Bank of Star Valley. The Bank of Star Valley is once again hosting the Angel Tree program. And, a few angels still need to be adopted for the holiday season. For those…

Tincup project partners receive conservation award

◆ Stream restoration project kicked off in 2017. Efforts in stream restoration in the Tincup area have been recognized. The project began in 2017 and has continued in phases since that time. A number of different groups and agencies have…