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Soldier surprises family with Thanksgiving visit

By Vicki Hood Guernsey Gazette Via Wyoming News Exchange GUERNSEY—Just a handful of people knew what was about to happen two days before Thanksgiving in the Guernsey-Sunrise gymnasium. Just before the second half of a girls’ junior high basketball game…

Missionary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Dies After Collapsing at South Africa MTC

This story was originally written by the Deseret News. It was used with permission. A young missionary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints died Monday, Nov. 26, after collapsing at the South Africa Missionary Training Center in…

Snowfall Totals

Here are snowfall reports from Friday afternoon through late Saturday afternoon as reported from the National Weather Service.  You can see the totals on their website here.    Afton 2.8 inches Blind Bull Summit 5 inches Spring Creek Divide 7…

Sublette County Responds to a Vehicle Rollover Crash

Sublette County Dispatch received a call about a car that slid off the highway and rolled into the river Friday afternoon. A press release from the Sublette County Sheriffs Office reports three passengers in the vehicle, two females and a…

Church Announces Changes to Recommendation Process for Young Missionaries

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a press release today regarding an expansion for more youth to serve Missions. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced changes to the recommendation process for young missionary…

Yellowstone caldera calm despite reports

By Mike Koshmrl Jackson Hole News&Guide Via Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — There is no newfound heightened threat of the Yellowstone volcano exploding despite some alarmist reporting to the contrary. It was the U.S. Geological Survey’s update to its volcanic…

State Encourages Doctors, Hospitals to Provide Free Care

The Star Valley Independent is a member of the Wyoming News Exchange. These stories come courtesy of the WNE. By CJ Baker Powell Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange POWELL — State leaders hope a new program will encourage more medical…

News Briefs: November 2, 2018

The Star Valley Independent is a member of the Wyoming News Exchange. These stories come courtesy of the WNE. Explosion at oil processing site kills Gillette man GILLETTE (WNE) — A Gillette man died in an explosion at a Tisdale…

Wilson billionaire pledges $1B in land, ocean conservation

The Star Valley Independent is a member of the Wyoming News Exchange. These stories come courtesy of the WNE. By Tom Hallberg Jackson Hole Daily Via Wyoming News Exchange WILSON — A Wyoming billionaire philanthropist has made a strong pledge…

Goshen Paranormal Society seeks evidence of hauntings

By Tom Milstead Torrington Telegram Via Wyoming News Exchange TORRINGTON — After all the living souls have turned in for the night and the bars have disconnected their neon signs, when headlights are a stranger sight on the highway than…