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Month: March 2018

Have You Seen This? Cheetah jumps into man’s car during safari

When you go on a safari, you hope to get up close and personal with all sorts of animals, but this is probably just a bit closer than anyone was expecting.

(Video)- Brave Cadette Review 2018

This broadcast of the 2018 Brave Cadette Review is made possible by Aspen Physical Therapy. They are located in Afton at 121 North Washington and also in Thayne on U.S. Highway 89. Contact them by clicking the link or at…

Survey shows people satisfied with Game and Fish

By Lew Freedman Cody Enterprise Via Wyoming News Exchange CODY — At the recent Game and Fish Commission meeting in Cody at the Holiday Inn, board members were told how much the public loves the department it oversees. While that…

TEXT-IN RESPONSES: Was the Forest Service right in closing the Greys River Road?

17 miles of the Greys River Road south of Alpine remains closed, with no estimate on when it will reopen, due to the Porcupine Slide which occurred in February. The slide has completely blocked the road with fissures as large…

Independent Obituaries: March 21, 2018

The following obituaries appeared in the March 21, 2018 edition of the Star Valley Independent. For more local obituaries, please visit Schwab Mortuary. Rosemary Weltner passed away peacefully at home on Feb. 19, 2018. Rosemary was born on June 5,…

LSR/Rotary Abilities Prom held for past nine years

The Abilities Prom has been a part of Star Valley’s spring events for the past nine years as it provides an opportunity for individuals with disabilities to come together with Star Valley High School students. “The Abilities Prom is sponsored…

Wyoming News Briefs: March 28, 2018

The Star Valley Independent is a member of the Wyoming News Exchange. These briefs courtesy of the WNE. FEMA denies many requests for 2017 Riverton flood assistance RIVERTON (WNE) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency will cover fewer than 60…

LCSD #2 names new principals

The Lincoln County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees met Tuesday, March 27 for the purpose of presenting a number of personnel changes in the district. Among those changes were two new principals for Star Valley schools. Director of…


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Rock Springs named winner of 2018 Great American Main Street Award

The 2018 Great American Main Street Award (GAMSA) winner recognizes Main Street communities that excel at comprehensive, preservation-based commercial district revitalization. “It is a great honor for the entire community for Downtown Rock Springs to be selected as the 2018…