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84th Civil Support Team trains high, low and steep angle rescues with Star Valley Search and Rescue

The final days of September 2019 brought a unique opportunity to area first responders and community volunteers. The 84th Civil Support Team was in Star Valley to participate in some training exercises with the Star Valley Search and Rescue. “The…

LSCD2 announces changes to Veteran’s Day Tributes for 2019

Veteran’s Day tributes and celebrations will have a new face at Lincoln County School District No. 2 in 2019. District Officials will host Veterans for a luncheon at the district office building on Monday, November 11 at 11:45 a.m. Programs…

State approves funding for Alpine

The Town of Alpine has been approved for grant funding. The town requested $2.3 million for a modular wastewater pretreatment system and sludge handling facility at its wastewater treatment plant. The State Loan and Investment Board met October 3 in…

Firemen and EMS from Thayne respond to structure fire in Idaho

Thursday morning, October 3, the Thayne Volunteer Fire Department and Thayne EMS Service received a call for help from first responders in Bonneville County, Idaho. The emergency call came into the Lincoln County Dispatch Center at approximately 2:30 a.m. “They…

(Sponsored) Dr. Veigel Talks Breast Cancer Awareness for Health Topics Tuesday

Today, October 1, marks the first day of Breast Cancer Awareness month.  In this week’s installment of Health Topics Tuesday, Dr. Myka Call Veigel of Star Valley Health discusses the importance of early detection and mammography options at Star Valley…

Panelists discuss importance of foreign trade to Wyoming

By Nick Reynolds Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — To operate effectively, Wyoming’s economy – like the rest of the country – depends mightily on foreign trade.  According to statistics from the Office of the United States Trade…

PacifiCorp: Early closure of Wyo coal plants saves $599 million

By Angus M. Thuermer Jr., WyoFile.com PacifiCorp and its 1.9 million utility customers could save $599 million by retiring several coal-fired electrical generating units in Wyoming and elsewhere — including early closures at the Jim Bridger and Naughton plants — …

Teton County authorities investigating pair of bodies found in Hoback area home

According to the Teton County Sheriff’s Office (TCSO) two deceased bodies were found in a home in the Hoback area, one of which had an apparent gunshot wound. “On Wednesday September 4, 2019 at 12:30 p.m. a home health care…

Air travel numbers up across Wyoming

By Ramsey Scott Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange Wyoming has spent millions to create sustainable air service across the state. According to passenger totals throughout 2018 and the first half of 2019, the state is seeing a return…

(Video) – Dr. Kevin Stucki with Mountain West Orthopedics

* Health Topics Tuesday is a sponsored segment from Star Valley Health. Dr. Kevin Stucki with Mountain West Orthopedics and Sports Medicine spoke with SVI about options that are available for patients.