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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…

(Video) – SVMC Health Topics Tuesday

Each week the staff at Star Valley Medical Center speaks with SVI regarding health topics of interest. This week, SVMC is promoting an upcoming Diabetes course in January.  Joining SVI this week is Katina Krajniak, Certified Diabetic Educator and RN,…

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…

Teton County Sheriff’s Office Makes A New Discovery on a Follow-up Investigation

When the Teton County Sheriff’s Investigations returned to the scene of an ongoing death investigation they found more than a decayed body in the home. Behind a six foot tall pile of trash and debris was an entrance to a…

3.1 quake rattles Star Valley

A magnitude 3.1 earthquake rolled its way through the southern edge of Star Valley on Friday, Nov. 30. The rumble occurred between 9:30-10 a.m. and was felt by residents in the Fairview, Afton, Smoot, Osmond, Auburn and Grover areas. According…

Officials Work to Determine Their Next Step With Wasting Disease

This story was written by the Wyoming News Exchange. It was used with permission JACKSON — The buck mule deer whose lymph nodes would ultimately test positive for chronic wasting disease went to the dump like any other roadkill. It…

Ceremony honoring Gold Star families in Wyoming is Dec. 3

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Wyoming’s Gold Star families are being honored at a ceremony Dec. 3, at the Wyoming State Museum, in Cheyenne. Gold Star families will place ornaments honoring their fallen member on the Wyoming State Christmas Tree, at the…

Wyoming’s labor force recovery lagging behind neighboring states

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Numbers, Wyoming is lagging behind the rest of the country in terms of labor force recovery since the “Great Recession”. In June 2009 Wyoming had a labor force of 300,799. As of…

Afton Police Department investigating alleged child abuse

By Sarah Hale, SVI Media The Afton Police Department is actively investigating an incident of alleged child abuse. The case involves a six-month-old infant. According to information provided by Afton Police Chief Jason Romberg, in the late afternoon hours of…

SVMC Health Topics Tuesday: Dan Jeske, Therapy Services

Each week SVI interviews a member of Star Valley Medical Center. This week Dan Jeske with SVMC Therapy Services discusses the Thayne clinic which is working on a therapy pool for their patients.