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FROM WYOFILE: Pay to pedal? State to explore mountain bike user fees

By Katie Klingsporn, WyoFile.com Wyoming officials are considering implementing user fees on mountain bikers to raise funds for trail building and maintenance as the activity surges in popularity. The idea is still in its nascency, with no details on what…

Arrest made after series of vandalism incidents at Thayne rest area

A Star Valley Ranch resident has been arrested and charged for the property damage that has occurred on several occasions at the Thayne Rest Stop. Lincoln County Attorney Spencer Allred said Joshua T. Beaudette, 35, was taken into custody on…

Ways To Improve Your Allergies This Summer

Worried about seasonal allergies interrupting your summer plans? Here are tips to improve your allergies this season so you’re symptom-free all summer long.

Freedom Festival Returns to Afton this Weekend

◆ Event takes place June 24-25. The Town of Afton will be hosting its annual Freedom Festival this weekend, starting with the Jr. Rodeo on Friday and ending with a street dance on Saturday. Registration has already closed for the…

Alpine Mountain Days Bigger than Ever

◆ The 32nd Annual Festival will be June 24-26. For summer fun for the whole family that celebrates Wyoming’s heritage, look no further than Alpine’s Mountain Days. The annual festival will be held June 24-26, and the town is looking…

Wyoming unemployment falls to 3.2 percent in May of 2022

◆ Teton numbers down, 4.3 to 3.3 % The Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reported today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased slightly from 3.3% in April to 3.2% in May. Wyoming’s…

Town of Afton talks Road Repair, Crypto

The Afton town council met June 14 for their monthly meeting. Several community members as well as a youth delegation were in attendance. Dustin Hill, owner of Star Valley Powersports on Main Street, proposed a plan to the council concerning…

Etna shooting investigation continues

◆ Charges not yet filed in “complicated case” The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office has concluded their investigation of a shooting that took place in Etna on April 14. The investigation is now in the hands of the Lincoln County Attorney’s…

State lawmakers lobby against new firearm restrictions

By Victoria Eavis Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — A bloc of conservative state lawmakers are urging Wyoming’s U.S. senators to vote against an impending gun control bill that would include funding for red flag laws. Twenty members…

Evanston man guilty of animal cruelty for 2020 horse shootings

By Hayden Godfrey Uinta County Herald Via- Wyoming News Exchange EVANSTON — A 38-year-old Evanston resident has been found guilty of felony animal cruelty after a three-day jury trial. Justin Berry, who was accused of shooting multiple horses on a…