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Bondurant man dies in ATV collision

On September 12, 2019, a fatal crash occurred around milepost 138 on US 191 north of Pinedale, Wyoming.  Around 1:50 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were dispatched to the area for a motor vehicle collision. A 2006 Polaris Sportsman ATV…

Bank of Star Valley takes the role of community bank seriously

“Everyone oughta start a bank once,” was the response from Rod Jensen, one of the founders of The Bank of Star Valley and its current President/CEO, when asked what it was like to engage in such an elaborate process. “Beginning…

Cowboys look to start 3-0 against visiting Idaho

Laramie, Wyo. (Sept. 10, 2019) – The Wyoming Cowboys play host to the Idaho Vandals on Saturday at 3 p.m. MT inside War Memorial Stadium. The Pokes are looking for their seventh-straight win dating back to last season. Saturday’s game…

Paul Roberts Named Mountain West Cross Country Athlete of the Week

LARAMIE, Wyo. (September 10, 2019) – Wyoming senior cross country runner Paul Roberts has been named the Mountain West Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week, it was announced Tuesday by the conference office. It is the third MW weekly…

110th fatality of 2019 occurs near Thermopolis

* The following is a release from the Wyoming Highway Patrol On September 6, 2019, a fatal crash occurred around milepost 134 on US Highway 20 near Thermopolis, Wyoming.  Around 4:45 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were dispatched to the…

Silver Star Announces Largest Capital Investment Strategy in Company History

* The following is a news release from Silver Star Communications Thayne, WY, September 6, 2019 – Following a $50 million investment over the past ten years, Silver Star Communications intends to change the future of communications technology in the…

Tincup Fire now at 262 acres

Officials with the Caribou-Targhee national forest are monitoring the Tincup Fire just outside of Soda Springs. “Over the last several days, the Tincup fire grew to 262 acres,” the forest service noted. “Increased temperatures, low humidity and active winds all…

Teton County authorities investigating pair of bodies found in Hoback area home

According to the Teton County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) two deceased bodies were found in a home in the Hoback area, one of which had an apparent gunshot wound. “On Wednesday September 4, 2019 at 12:30 p.m. a home health care…

BLM Fights Currant Creek Fire near Rock Springs

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. – A wildfire in the Currant Creek Watershed Area, northwest of Little Mountain and south of Rock Springs, began Sunday, Sept. 1, at approximately 1 p.m. More than 380 acres is involved, with 5 percent of the…

Town of Afton Fall Clean-up scheduled for September 23

The Town of Afton will be helping residents clean up their property on September 23. According to the Town of Afton, “all items must be placed in the Town right of way by 7 a.m. on Monday, September 23, 2019.”…