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Independent News Previews: October 10, 2018

The latest edition of the Star Valley Independent is out and in the pages of the local paper, publishing since Feb. 13, 1901, you’ll find a report on how a Freedom man was taken into custody in the foothills of southeast Idaho.

Also, in the Oct. 10 edition of SVI, a report on Westmoreland’s Chapter 11 filing and restructuring plan. Westmoreland operates a coal mine in Kemmerer, employing nearly 280 people.

The Lincoln County Commission remains united in their opposition to wilderness study areas in Wyoming. Read the comments of the commissioners in the Oct. 10 SVI. Plus, see the full letter sent to the Wyoming U.S. Delegation regarding a request to release Lincoln County from the Wilderness Study Areas of western Wyoming.

The Wyoming Game and Fish news briefs are included in this week’s paper, with reports on a change of venue for a grizzly bear causing problems in the South Fork area near Cody, plus some big, Big Horns coming in as part of the fall hunt in the Cowboy State. See the Game and Fish report in this week’s paper.

Who are the new arrivals at Star Valley Medical Center? You can meet each new baby on page 7A of the Oct. 10 Star Valley Independent.

Amanda Nelson takes you back through time with the historical column, called This Week in Star Valley. Some of the memories are very sad, some bring a smile- like the suggestion to keep telephone conversations short 75 years ago because of party lines. And, a look back at government 100 years ago when school was delayed for a month. Why the delay? All part of the historical column, This Week in Star Valley.

The SVI Media team was broadcasting the State Farm Bank Day in October as part of business coverage in Star Valley. See the report on the Star Valley Chamber of Commerce Business Page in the Oct. 10 paper.

A math and computer consultant joins the state education team and students are encouraged to vote. Read these reports on the education page of this week’s SVI.

Feature writer Janet Erickson remembers Star Valley High School student Ryder Haderlie in a two-page report in the Oct. 10 edition of the Star Valley Independent. See touching photos of the Star Valley High School band honoring their fellow student, Ryder, at the funeral services.

In sports, the Star Valley High School volleyball team is stepping on the court to help a family facing a battle with cancer. SVHS volleyball is teaming up for Star Valley resident Crystal Simpson. See the report in this week’s paper.

Your toddler is learning 8 new words a day, how do you make the best of it? See cover of Inside Look, the second section of the Star Valley Independent.

It’s all part of the Oct. 10, 2018 edition of the Star Valley Independent. The Star Valley Independent, publishing each and every week since Feb. 13,1901.