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Area youth compete at Jr Gold Nationals in Indianapolis

Provided by Sky View Lanes – Ten amazing Star Valley youth bowlers competed recently at Junior National Gold in Indianapolis, Indiana with over 3500 other youth from around the country. Each young person had to qualify for the prestigious tournament…

Wyoming Rodeo Hero Chris LeDoux Celebrated With Statue At Cheyenne Frontier Days

By Wendy Corr Cowboy State Daily “You think you’re a tough cowboy, We’ll find out in the end When that final whistle blows And the stock’s all in the pen.” – Chris LeDoux, “National Finals Rodeo” He was Wyoming’s cowboy….

Chamber of Commerce Spotlight: Alpine Valley RV Resort

◆ People are excited to have a reset. In a perfect world, local businessman Bud Chatham would have had one of two choices. Pre-COVID, he would have had all the building materials he needed to expand and grow. Or, with…

Man killed in coal mine accident

GILLETTE (WNE) — A 31-year-old Gillette man was killed working at a Campbell County coal mine Wednesday. Jeff A. Wendland and four other workers were adding a section to the boom of a 200-ton crane at Black Thunder mine near…

Road Maintenance Planned for Bridger-Teton National Forest

The following is a release from the Bridger-Teton National Forest – Afton, Wyo., June 21, 2021—As soon as the snow melts and surfaces begin to dry out, the Bridger-Teton National Forest begins grading several roads on National Forest System lands…

Contestants Selected For Teen Vocalist

◆ Nine Youth Singers from Around Lincoln County to Compete for $1,000 The contestants have been selected for Teen Vocalist: Presented by Randy Thompson State Farm Insurance after a competitive audition process. A record number of auditions were submitted, with…

Nourishing kids throughout the school day is her greatest joy

◆ Jeri Luthi is retiring after 35 years in food service with LCSD No. 2. For 35 years, Jeri Luthi has been serving the students of Lincoln County School District No. 2. Initially, she worked with the kitchen and custodial…

Rep. Scott Heiner Reports on Legislative Session

The following is a release from Wyoming State Representative Scott Heiner (R-HD18)   We have finished up the virtual portion of the 66th Legislature Session and I am looking forward to meeting in person with other Legislators in March.  I want…

Star Valley Health partners with DAISY Award

◆ Program recognizes outstanding nurses. A critical access hospital like Star Valley Health Medical Center doesn’t have a lot of extra resources – especially during a pandemic. But compassion is a known quantity. Where else might you find off-duty nurses…

Hale outlines arts council upcoming events

◆ Amidst uncertainty, SV Arts Council is making plans. Tim Hale, representing the Star Valley Arts Council, visited with SVI radio host, Duke Dance, Wednesday morning to update the community on upcoming events. Hale explained that with Covid there is…