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Ford Theatre welcomes country rock artists on stage this weekend

◆ Bailey and Terrana present something straight off the Nashville stage. Up and coming country rock artists J. Marc Bailey and Jeneen Terrana are booked to play the Ford Theatre this Friday evening, May 20, at 7:30 p.m. “We are…

Governor urges Wyoming residents to take advantage of property tax refund opportunity

LYMAN (WNE) — Governor Mark Gordon is reminding Wyoming homeowners they may qualify for a partial property tax refund through funding made available by legislation he signed into law in March. The Property Tax Refund Program has a deadline of…

Retracing a soldier’s steps: Documentary follows life of WWII POW from Rock Springs

By Mary Steurer Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — A few years ago, Mark Pedri and Carrie McCarthy visited Rock Springs to spend Thanksgiving with Pedri’s family. They stayed in his late grandpa’s redbrick, split-level house. Curious time…

Kemmerer collects 26 tons of cardboard in the last eight months

KEMMERER (WNE) — According to Kemmerer landfill operator Jodi Dillree, the local recycling of corrugated cardboard has been a success with 52,500 pounds (26 tons) recycled in the last eight months. “The public has really been responding. They are bringing…

Silver Star continues fiber expansion heading into summer of 2022

• Fiber network continues growing in lower valley. Silver Star is reassuring customers that the company is not going anywhere, despite the recent announcement that they will discontinue cell phone service at the end of this year. In fact, the…

AVFD responds to structure fire

Members of the Afton Volunteer Fire Department as well as the Afton Police Department responded to a structure fire just west of main street. Those on site extinguished an older shed that was in flames. The call came through at…

High School Rodeo Held in Afton

Maddie Hale, Idaho District 8 Rodeo Queen, carries the American flag during the opening ceremonies of the high school rodeo on Saturday, May 14th. Riders from the Wyoming Club salute the flag at the high school rodeo in Afton. Tristen…

Mental Health Awareness Month: How one Lincoln County group is working to prevent suicide

One Lincoln County organization is working to get suicide resources to the community this May. Lincoln County Preventing ATODS (alcohol, tobacco, other drugs, and suicide) Abuse Coalition is a collaborative group with the goal to “provide resources, education, and advocacy…

Youth Bowlers raise funds this weekend to compete nationally

◆ Lend support at Skyview Lanes on Friday, May 20 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nine local youth bowlers have qualified to compete at the Junior Gold Championships in Grand Rapids, Michigan in July. Fundraising efforts to help the…