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Yellowstone plans to open northern roads by mid-October

By Mark Davis Powell Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange POWELL — Yellowstone National Park announced an ambitious goal of finishing temporary repairs of the Northeast Entrance road by mid-October and has forged a deal with the Montana and Wyoming transportation…

Jackson man pleads no contest after second stabbing

JACKSON (WNE) — A Jackson man has pleaded no contest to two felonies after he was arrested for stabbing a man in the face March 15 while he was on probation for another stabbing. Manuel Vargas, 25, pleaded no contest…

Alpine asks residents to conserve water during maintenance

The Town of Alpine is asking it’s residents to conserve water on Thursday, August 4 as maintenance is done on the water system. The town said that due to the maintenance they will have limited access to the water tanks….

Man killed by lighting in north Teton County

Jackson, Wyo. — Teton County Search & Rescue was notified at 6:25 p.m. on Tuesday, August 2, that lightning had struck a group of backpackers camped at Enos Lake in the Teton Wilderness. One person, a 22-year-old male, died in…

Community raises nearly $8k for Afton Food Pantry

Roughly 400 people attend SVI fundraiser The Star Valley Community showed up in a big way once again last week to support the Afton Food Pantry. SVI Media, in conjunction with the food pantry and several local businesses, hosted a…

WYDOT’s 2023 STIP now available for comment                   

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Transportation is seeking public comment and review of its 2023 transportation improvement planning document. WYDOT’s draft 2023 State Transportation Improvement Plan (STIP) is available at on the department’s website. People can navigate…

SVI Media Republican Primary Candidate Forum: Wyoming Governor

SVI Media is proud to provide a Wyoming Governor Republican Primary Candidate Forum with Candidate Rex Rammell(R) and current Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon(R). The event can be seen in the player below:

Gordon taps Secy. of State Buchanan as a judge

CHEYENNE (WNE) — Gov. Mark Gordon’s office announced Saturday morning that he has appointed Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Buchanan to be a district court judge for the 8th Judicial District, serving Goshen County. That has been his home county….

Northwest fires sending smoke into Star Valley and western Wyoming

A bit of smoke and haze has made its way back into Star Valley as a new August begins. There are unfortunately no shortage of fires burning in the west but unlike the last two seasons the Cowboy State has…

Camping free-for-all? Strategies emerge to manage forest crowds

By Katie Klingsporn, Randy Pickett was hiking along a creek bottom during a recent camping trip in the Bighorn National Forest when he noticed tire tracks in the vegetation. “I’m like, ‘those are tire tracks from somebody’s ATV, and…