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Independent Obituaries: February 24, 2021

The following obituaries appeared in the February 24, 2021 edition of the Star Valley Independent. For more area obituaries, please visit Schwab Mortuary. For more resources including headstones, please visit the Star Valley Historical Society. On Monday, February 15, 2021…

2A Wyoming State Wrestling Tournament: Audio-Only

2A State Wrestling Tournament, February 25, 2021 – Audio-Only Jason Hoopes is at the Wyoming Ford Center (formerly the Casper Events Center) as the 2A State Wrestling Tournament begins Thursday. Listen in to coverage of both Cokeville and Kemmerer. Finals…

Rangers Respond to Avalanche Fatality in Broken Thumb Couloir

The following is a news release from Grand Teton National Park Teton Interagency Dispatch Center received an emergency call at approximately 12 p.m. today, Monday, February 22, about a skier involved in an avalanche in the Broken Thumb Couloir on…

Cowboys sweep Lobos for first time since 2003

The Wyoming Cowboys opened the contest on a 21-0 run on their way to a 79-67 win over New Mexico on Friday evening inside Clune Arena in Colorado Springs. It marked the second series sweep for the Pokes this season…

Standing Committees to meet next week; Legislature to reconvene on March 1

Cheyenne – The Wyoming Legislature will hold three days of standing committee meetings next week leading up to the reconvening of the 2021 General Session on March 1. The purpose of the meetings is to consider and take public testimony…

National Weather Issues Affecting COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments to Wyoming

National weather issues are temporarily preventing some shipments to Wyoming and other states of vaccines intended to help prevent future COVID-19 illnesses, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). WDH is not expecting any Moderna vaccine doses to be…

Lincoln County Seniors Could Lose Home Services

County-by-County Data Suggests Nearly 2,000 To Lose Services CHEYENNE – According to Wyoming Department of Health data, 53 older Lincoln County residents risk losing services through The Wyoming Home Services Program without a funding commitment for the program from the…

Bonneville County assists with overdue Alpine Snowmobiler

Over the last three days Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputies and Search and Rescue personnel have responded to three separate incidents of lost snowmobilers in our back country. Alpine area: The first of those in the McCoy Creek area on Monday…

Governor Signs Temporary Order for Propane Deliveries

 Gov. Mark Gordon signed an executive order recently that temporarily puts in place emergency rules for the Wyoming Department of Transportation that allows drivers to make extra propane deliveries to homes and businesses. The order is effective February 17 through…

Independent Obituaries: February 17, 2021

The following obituaries appeared in the February 17, 2021 edition of the Star Valley Independent. For more area obituaries, please visit Schwab Mortuary. For more resources including headstones, please visit the Star Valley Historical Society.   Patricia Ann Peterson of…