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Montpelier Idaho Temple site identified, less than 7 weeks after temple’s announcement

By Scott Taylor The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has identified the location of the Montpelier Idaho Temple, less than seven weeks after the new temple for southeastern Idaho was announced by President Russell M. Nelson. The temple…

Freedom man identified in fatal Sunday morning accident

A Freedom man has been identified as the victim of a fatal single vehicle rollover accident on Sunday morning. The Wyoming Highway Patrol said that the accident occurred around 2:00 a.m. when 48-year-old Jefferson Lysager lost control of his vehicle…

Daniel Barnes named new Principal of Thayne Elementary, SVMS & SVHS Middle School VP’s approved

Principal Daniel Barnes will be the new principal of Thayne Elementary School beginning with the start of the 2022-23 school year. The Lincoln County School District Board of Director’s approved the decision during a special board meeting on Tuesday afternoon….

Cokeville High senior looking to start a high school ski team in Lincoln County

Cokeville High School senior, Matt Floyd, is working hard in his final year to start a high school ski team for Lincoln County School Districts #1 and #2. He says he has talked with previous students who wish they had…

Guiding Star Strategy Group to begin 16-week entrepreneurial program Feb. 10th

The Guiding Star Strategy Group is set to being a 16-week entrepreneurial program starting February 10th at Afton Town Hall. Michael Horn from the organization says it tries to give youth of the community the education on how they can…

Man who attempted to hide in tires arrested for burglary

A Pocatello man linked to a burglary was arrested following a traffic stop where he ran away from officers. Sonny Anthony Vialpando, 29, faces a felony burglary charge, as well as misdemeanor charges for resisting arrest and providing false information…

GoFundMe account set up for Thayne Man recovering from car accident

Rifle auction benefiting Galen Jacobs to be held on SVI Radio October 28th – A GoFundMe page has been created to help a local Star Valley man as he recovers from a serious car accident that took place on October…

Alpine Fire Department joined by Thayne and Afton on Saturday fire

Star Valley’s Fire Departments came together just after noon on Saturday, Aug. 28 to battle a structure fire on Old Alpine Road. Alpine Fire Chief Mike Vogt said the Alpine Fire Department, dispatched at 12:09 p.m., requested mutual aid from…

Governor Unveils Higher Education Initiative with New Approach and Collaboration between UW, Community Colleges

The following is a press release from the office of Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon has unveiled a proposal for modernizing and refocusing Wyoming’s higher education system. The initiative, called the Wyoming Innovation Network (WIN),…