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Groundbreaking event for Alpine Healthcare Facility set for May 21

Star Valley Health has announced it will hold a groundbreaking event on Friday May 21 at 5 PM as construction will begin on its Alpine Healthcare Facility. COO Mike Hunsaker says this is something that has been in the works…

Weekend Sports Wrap: May 13-15

Just one weekend remains in the Spring sport season as both Soccer and Track & Field will compete in their culminating events next weekend in Cheyenne and Casper respectively. • Regional Track Competing at Riverton High School, the Star Valley…

Star Valley Mercantile and Silo Floral open in Star Valley

◆ Stores offer complimentary goods and services under one roof on Afton’s main street. Afton’s main street and the valley’s business community welcomed two new businesses under one roof with an official Star Valley Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting Saturday,…

Preserving memories for future generations

◆ Landmark Afton ballroom open as Colter’s Lodge, café and steakhouse; bar sports historic mural. On a timeline for the history of Star Valley, 1939 reads like an annotation. Star Valley High School had the sixth largest school in Wyoming…

Nonprofit Salt River Arts Society purchases Ford Theatre

At the Jenny Oaks Baker concert late in April, James Arbizu announced that the Salt River Arts Society nonprofit foundation was poised to purchase the Ford Theatre in Afton.  That has now officially happened. Arbizu commented this week in an…

Lady Braves to face Natrona with trip to State on the line

◆ Match begins at 12 noon Thursday at Evanston Middle School. The season comes down to a win or go home scenario this week for the Lady Braves Soccer team as they will face the Natrona Fillies this Thursday for…

Coming Events: May 13-June 5

Community Events © Copyright Star Valley Independent Thursday, May 13 Star Valley Trout Unlimited Chapter meeting. 7 p.m. at the Afton Town Hall. Everyone is welcome. Friday, May 14 food bank friday at the Thayne Community Food Bank. 11 a.m.-1…

Stars in the Valley returns as the 2021 Spring Fling variety show

◆ Admission is free to view seventeen artistic performances of all sorts and varieties. Star Valley Arts Council is preparing their “Stars in the Valley Spring Fling,” which will take place May 15 at 7 p.m. in the Star Valley…

Passionate artists share their love of art through visual and aerial work

◆ Find unique customized artistry and performance therapy at Banbury LLC. Jay Banbury and Jennifer Wilkins have opened Banbury Customs LLC, an art and tattoo studio, in North Afton at 483 North Washington. Banbury is a visual and tattoo artist,…

Braves hope to harness the moment as they play for injured teammate

◆ Star Valley faces Natrona at 2 p.m. on Thursday at Bear Meadows City Park. It was an image that seemed to impact all of the players, coaches and medical professionals who witnessed the accident this past week in Jackson…