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Month: October 2021

LCSD2 Education Foundation announce new Administrator and changes to scholarship fundraising

The Lincoln County School District #2 Education Foundation announced a new Administrator along with changes to its scholarship fundraising timeline. Board chairman Tim Hale says Deb Wolfley will serve in the role replacing Ashley Cranney who he says helped build…

Weekend Sports Wrap: Football and Volleyball playoffs

The Star Valley Braves Football team blasted the Lander Tigers 50-21 to advance to the 3A Football semifinals on Friday. Tied at 14-14, the Brave engineered a drive that ended with a touchdown to take a 21-14 advantage. The Tigers…

Independent Obituaries: October 27, 2021

The following obituaries appeared in the October 27, 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. Allen Dean Bonnett “Papa” as…

Friday morning accident claims life of Afton man

A single vehicle accident in the early morning hours of Friday, October 29, has claimed the life of an Afton man. The Wyoming Highway Patrol reports that the incident occurred at 1:28 a.m. Thomas J. Avila, 37, was traveling south…

Voss Vision expands services in Alpine

Dr. Jenning Voss, owner of Voss Vision, held an open house for his new Alpine clinic on Oct 20. Voss, who has operated Voss Vision in Afton since 2015, has decided with the help of Dr. Brittany Luksich to expand…

Tips for Celebrating Thanksgiving in Your RV

Are you looking for a fresh way to spend the holidays? Find new things to be grateful for with these tips for celebrating Thanksgiving in your RV.

Vaccine mandate bills continue their advance in Wyo. Legislature’s special session

By Victoria Eavis and Morgan Hughes Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — Three major bills fighting back against the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate advanced to third reading Thursday, a final step before they can move to the opposite…

Traffic stop yields 700 pounds of meth, cocaine

EVANSTON (WNE) — Two men traveling through Uinta County last weekend are behind bars and facing felony charges of possessing a controlled substance with intent to deliver after a routine traffic stop by an alert Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper resulted…

The Best Travel Gear for Your Outdoor Adventure

Aiming to hit the trails and head out into the wilderness? Don’t forget to pack the travel essentials. Here’s the best gear to have for your outdoor adventure.

First-Time Tips for How To Start a Hobby Farm

A hobby farm is a small farm that you create for your intents and enjoyment. Use these first-time tips to start your hobby farm on the right track.