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Star Valley soccer rolls past Pinedale

Based on the opening weekend of results, Tuesday afternoon’s matches with the Pinedale Wranglers were mismatches on paper and that’s how the final scores turned out on the field as well as the Lady Braves (2-1)(1-0) dispatched the Lady Wranglers…

(Video) – D.I.R.T. Presentation

The Dangerous Individual Recognition Training or D.I.R.T.  is aimed at helping citizens recognize and respond to an active shooter situation.

Wheatland man killed in fatal accident near Douglas

A Wyoming man was killed in single vehicle accident near Douglas Monday morning. The Wyoming Highway Patrol reports that the crash happened at milepost 126 on Interstate 25 at 1:50 a.m. 31-year-old Jason Havard from Wheatland was traveling southbound in…

Afton Fire Department responds to apartment fire Tuesday morning

The Afton Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to an apartment fire shortly after 9:00 Tuesday morning, March 20.  The apartment is located on Doyle Child Circle, off of Adams street. Residents in the building were evacuated with the help of…

Warmer weather, rain prompts flood warning in Star Valley this week

The National Weather Service’s Riverton, Wyoming office issued a statement this week regarding the potential of flooding in Star Valley. The statement reads that “Afternoon basin temperatures are expected to warm into the middle to upper 40’s Wednesday and Thursday…

(Video) Star Valley Medical Center to host CNA Training.

Star Valley Medical Center will once again host CNA training for those interested in entering the health care field. SVMC’s Joel Johnson spoke with SVI Media about the training and the scholarship options available through the program.

SBA: “National Park rate hikes will hurt local businesses”

Last fall the U.S. Department of the Interior announced an open comment period on its proposal to increase entrance fees at many of the nation’s most popular national parks, including the flagship of Wyoming’s tourism industry: Yellowstone. The comment period…

Wyoming News Briefs: March 19, 2018

The Star Valley Independent is a member of the Wyoming News Exchange. These statewide stories are part of this effort. • Teton County businessman pleads innocent in child porn case JACKSON (WNE) — The Teton County man charged with four felony counts…

State treasurer enters gov. race

By Joel Funk Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — Months of speculation officially ended last week when Wyoming Treasurer Mark Gordon, a Republican, declared he intends to be the state’s next governor. Gordon kicked off a state…

Evanston school board first to adopt gun policy

By Sheila McGuire Uinta County Herald Via Wyoming News Exchange EVANSTON — In spite of confusion among the public, some staff members and even the trustees themselves about whether a third reading was necessary prior to final passage, the Uinta County…