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Swift Creek High School to honor student with special graduation ceremony

Swift Creek Principal, Tyler Jack, announced this week that Swift Creek High School will be honoring one of its students, Mike Stewart, in a special individualized graduation ceremony Tuesday June 8, 7:00 p.m. at Swift Creek High School.  SCHS staff…

Jenny Oaks Baker performing in Afton is a Really Big Deal

James and Daphne Arbizu have been busy. They’ve formed a nonprofit. They’re restoring the Ford Theater to its former glory, teaching music students, running a music store, applying for grants, and they’re booking a series of comedians, entertainers, aspiring talents,…

Area physician, Brad Washburn, volunteers expertise at World Ski Championships in Bulgaria

Local physician, Brad Washburn, accompanied the Men’s US Alpine Ski Team to the Junior World Alpine Ski Championships in Bansko, Bulgaria March 3-10. Washburn explained, “Last month I was contacted to provide medical coverage for the US Alpine Ski Team…

World-class violinist, Jenny Oaks Baker, to perform in Star Valley

In a recent interview with SVI media, Star Valley Arts Director, Tim Hale, teased an outstanding artist coming to Star Valley soon. The tease was worth the wait. It’s Jenny Oaks Baker, world-renowned violinist and Grammy nominee performer. Baker is…

Governor Gordon: State of the State address

Governor Mark Gordon addressed the 66th session of the Wyoming Legislature and the entire state of Wyoming on March 2 in his State of the State address. Gordon offered his remarks from the historic restored Wyoming Supreme Court Chamber. Gordon…

Cold day, warm hearts: Special Olympics a local event this year

Star Valley Special Olympics ran like a well-oiled machine Friday Feb 19 at Valley View Golf Course. Athletes, staff, family, peers all arrived, participants skied, snowshoed, and raced. Observers observed, cheered, got cold, athletes received awards, parents and family watched…

Stewart Trail residents cautiously optimistic about future of area proposal

The 3 Lincoln County Commissioners, Y2 Consultants, and residents of the Stewart Trail area met on Feb 11 to discuss the details of the county’s plan for the proposed Stewart Trail development.  Commission Chair, Robert King,stated early in the meeting…

Stewart Trail residents organize to meet with commissioners

Approximately fifty residents of the Stewart Trail area met at the Etna Civic Center Feb 2 to prepare for the February 11 meeting with Lincoln County Commissioners and Y2 Consultants.  There was a lot of flannel, work boots, and denim…

National Snow Bike Series Race begins January 16

In Star Valley, winter sports – the faster the better – mean adrenaline-pumping, heart-pounding fun for anyone riding a machine with a throttle, skis and a track. Riders can be seen or heard in a blur through fields or catching…

Memorial services for Eugene Mack

A memorial service for Eugene Mack will take place on Friday, January 8 at 3 p.m. at Schwab Mortuary in Afton. A visitation for family and friends will take place from 2-3 p.m. prior to the service.