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Etna man wins May WGF Super Tag Raffle

◆ Andrew Roundy always buys super tags to support Wyoming conservation efforts. When the Caller ID of your incoming call reads Wyoming State Government, chances are you would be curious. June 9, Andrew Roundy of Etna, found his phone receiving…

What is Pickleball? In a word, it’s fun.

◆ More than 200 members part of Ranch RV Club. If you’re someone who has come across the term or the sport of Pickleball, your first question may mimic what is often a common one according to Star Valley Ranch…

River of Hope monument dedicated

◆Families from throughout The Valley will now be able to contribute to the flowing River. Star Valley Branch Library’s River of Hope Monument was dedicated the evening of July 1, 2021. Families from throughout the valley will now be able…

Coming Events: July 22-24

© Copyright Star Valley Independent • Friday, July 23 Little Buckaroo Rodeo Cokeville Stockman Arena.10 a.m. Old Rock Church Summer Theater. This year’s play is titled “Of Mice and Turkeys”. Continues every Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. through the…

Stockdog Trials raise nearly $30,000 for local 4-H

The National Stockdog Trials, hosted by the Mountain States Stockdog Association (MSSA), concluded on Saturday after a full week of competition. Steve Wight, President of the MSSA, said this year’s competition was “the greatest national finals that we’ve ever held.”…

Closures issued in areas around Shale Creek Fire in Lincoln County

The following is a press release from the Bridger-Teton National Forest regarding an update on the Shale Creek Fire Kemmerer, Wyo., July 21, 2021 – The Kemmerer District of Bridger-Teton National Forest has issued a closure order for the Shale…

Woman, 67, dies in Snake River guided fishing incident after boat overturned

JACKSON (WNE) — A 67-year-old woman died on the Snake River shortly after noon Tuesday in a guided fishing accident when the drift boat she and two other people were in tipped at an eddyline, “began to take on water…

Op-Ed: Kemmerer stands ready to embrace nuclear power while not dismissing coal

  On June 2nd 2021 Kemmerer City Administrator Brian Muir and I, Mayor Bill Thek, met with Rocky Mountain Power’s Regional Business Manager Ron Wild at Kemmerer City Hall. Ron had come with a contingent of local community Mayors: LaBarge…

Diving For Lucky’s: Nearly $1,700 raised for local animal shelter during Skydiving event

Lucky’s Place animal shelter received a significant donation over the weekend following a skydiving event held at the Afton-Lincoln County Airport. Carol Jones of Snake River Skydiving Wyoming said a total of 169 tandem skydives took place during the three…