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Idaho legislature seeks to rebalance power between legislative and executive branches

SVI’s Lisa Hillier spoke with Idaho Senator, Mark Harris, this week on issues the Idaho legislature is considering.  Harris commented, “Well, last August the legislature held a special session on behalf of the governor. And during that session, the House…

Jackson stabbing case sent to district court

JACKSON (WNE) — Teton County Circuit Court Judge James Radda heard police testimony Jan. 14 that convinced him there is enough evidence for Riley Sills to be arraigned in felony court for a Dec. 30 alleged stabbing. Sills is in…

LDS First Presidency and Apostles receive the COVID-19 vaccine

Eight senior leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday morning in Salt Lake City. These leaders qualify for the vaccine in Utah because they are over the age…

No charges will be filed in Riverton shooting death

RIVERTON (WNE) — No charges will be filed in the November homicide that resulted in the death of Lisa Pitt, 39, of Riverton, Fremont County Attorney Patrick LeBrun said Friday. Pitt died of a “single perforating gunshot wound” to the trunk, according…

Mending fences: new group working to help migrating wildlife, one fence at a time

By Mark Davis Powell Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange POWELL — When Ken and Kathy Lichtendahl bought their property near Clark in 1994, they didn’t pay much mind to the fences built years or perhaps decades before. They had a…

Chance of A Lifetime: Williams rallies student body

Star Valley High School is a remarkable place. In 2016 its teams won ten state championships and were close to winning two more. It boasts exceptional drama and music programs. Last year, 19-20 the football, dance, hip-hop, dance jazz, and…

Dreams in Motion gives Lyman resident a first-class sports experience

The organizers of Dreams in Motion pretty much just wanted to talk about the Facebook video of Bryson Quinney – a young heart transplant recipient and the first to be recognized as one of “these heroes in our midst.” “I…

Highway 31 from Swan Valley to Victor will be closed Tuesday for snow removal

The following is a news release from the Idaho Transportation Department. VICTOR – The Idaho Transportation Department will temporarily close ID 31 from Swan Valley to Victor starting Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. In order to safely move…

Teton commissioners soften stance on elk feeding

By Mike Koshmrl Jackson Hole Daily Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — Teton County elected officials are backpedaling on urging wildlife managers to start weaning elk off of artificial feeding, a step one county commissioner said was prudent to avert…

Wolf hunt ends 20 short of limit

PINEDALE (WNE) — The 2020 wolf-hunting season in Wyoming’s trophy game management area closed as the New Year began last week, with only 31 gray wolves taken from a limit of 51. Game and Fish manages gray wolves, which are…