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Is it safe to eat raw cookie dough? No, says the CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention isn’t rolling with cookie dough.

Millennials are too poor to live the lifestyle they want, federal study says

A new study from the Federal Reserve has found that millennials are similar to earlier generations in what they want economically.

Star Valley sports recap: December 6-8

The Winter season arrived with a vengeance this weekend with tournaments for both the basketball and wrestling teams. • Wrestling: The Braves have now won 62 duels in a row dating back more than two years after going undefeated in…

Wyoming News Briefs: December 6, 2018

The Star Valley Independent is a member of the Wyoming News Exchange. These stories come courtesy of the WNE. Colorado murder suspect agrees to extradition CODY (WNE) — A Colorado man remains in custody at the Park County Law Enforcement…

Cowboys pluck the Gamecocks 73-64 for third win of the season

The Cowboys might have made it just a little more difficult to get quality teams to come to Laramie after knocking off South Carolina 73-64 on Wednesday evening. Always a chore to try and get quality opponents to visit 7,220…

Traffic stop results in arrest

Timothy Peterson, a 42-year-old resident of Afton, was arrested in Afton after eluding law enforcement in a 2007 GMC Sierra truck. The pursuit began at 7:36 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 4, after a Wyoming State Trooper attempted to stop Peterson…

WYDOT Warns About Phone Scam

The following is a press release from the Wyoming Department of Transportation The Wyoming Highway Patrol has recently been notified of a phone call scam circulating. Scammers are contacting the public stating a relative has been in a motor vehicle…

Wyoming News Briefs December 3, 2018

From Wyoming News Exchange newspapers Man arrested with 65 pounds of pot LARAMIE (WNE) — A Texas man has been charged with multiple felonies after he was arrested last week with 65 pounds of marijuana at a Laramie truck stop….

Skiers Survive an Avalanche at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

Five people caught in an in-bounds avalanche at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort on Saturday morning all survived the slide. Resort spokesperson Anna Cole told the Jackson Hole News and Guide at least one skier triggered the slide around 9:55 a.m. The…

Wyoming one of four bowl-eligible teams left out of post-season

There are years where six wins not only gets you a bowl invitation, but it guarantees one.  In 2018, Wyoming, Southern Miss, Miami (OH) & UL-Monroe had six wins and will be drinking homemade eggnog instead of playing in the…