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Yellowstone National Park implements fishing restrictions as rivers approach historic lows

July 23, 2021

The following is a news release from Yellowstone National Park. MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS, WY – Effective Saturday, July 24, Yellowstone National Park’s rivers and streams will close to fishing in the afternoon and evening due to high-water temperatures and unprecedented... Read More

Area youth compete at Jr Gold Nationals in Indianapolis

July 23, 2021

Provided by Sky View Lanes – Ten amazing Star Valley youth bowlers competed recently at Junior National Gold in Indianapolis, Indiana with over 3500 other youth from around the country. Each young person had to qualify for the prestigious tournament... Read More

Chamber of Commerce Spotlight: Alpine Valley RV Resort

July 23, 2021

◆ People are excited to have a reset. In a perfect world, local businessman Bud Chatham would have had one of two choices. Pre-COVID, he would have had all the building materials he needed to expand and grow. Or, with... Read More

Etna man wins May WGF Super Tag Raffle

July 22, 2021

◆ Andrew Roundy always buys super tags to support Wyoming conservation efforts. When the Caller ID of your incoming call reads Wyoming State Government, chances are you would be curious. June 9, Andrew Roundy of Etna, found his phone receiving... Read More

What is Pickleball? In a word, it’s fun.

July 22, 2021

◆ More than 200 members part of Ranch RV Club. If you’re someone who has come across the term or the sport of Pickleball, your first question may mimic what is often a common one according to Star Valley Ranch... Read More

River of Hope monument dedicated

July 22, 2021

◆Families from throughout The Valley will now be able to contribute to the flowing River. Star Valley Branch Library’s River of Hope Monument was dedicated the evening of July 1, 2021. Families from throughout the valley will now be able... Read More

Coming Events: July 22-24

July 22, 2021

© Copyright Star Valley Independent • Friday, July 23 Little Buckaroo Rodeo Cokeville Stockman Arena.10 a.m. Old Rock Church Summer Theater. This year’s play is titled “Of Mice and Turkeys”. Continues every Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. through the... Read More

Stockdog Trials raise nearly $30,000 for local 4-H

July 22, 2021

The National Stockdog Trials, hosted by the Mountain States Stockdog Association (MSSA), concluded on Saturday after a full week of competition. Steve Wight, President of the MSSA, said this year’s competition was “the greatest national finals that we’ve ever held.”... Read More

Closures issued in areas around Shale Creek Fire in Lincoln County

July 21, 2021

The following is a press release from the Bridger-Teton National Forest regarding an update on the Shale Creek Fire Kemmerer, Wyo., July 21, 2021 – The Kemmerer District of Bridger-Teton National Forest has issued a closure order for the Shale... Read More

Woman, 67, dies in Snake River guided fishing incident after boat overturned

July 21, 2021

JACKSON (WNE) — A 67-year-old woman died on the Snake River shortly after noon Tuesday in a guided fishing accident when the drift boat she and two other people were in tipped at an eddyline, “began to take on water... Read More

Flags at half-staff in honor of Wyoming Vietnam soldier

July 21, 2021

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon made the following announcement: “I have ordered both the U.S. and Wyoming State Flags be flown at half-staff statewide from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, July 21 in honor and memory of First Lieutenant Alva “Ray”... Read More

Diving For Lucky’s: Nearly $1,700 raised for local animal shelter during Skydiving event

July 21, 2021

Lucky’s Place animal shelter received a significant donation over the weekend following a skydiving event held at the Afton-Lincoln County Airport. Carol Jones of Snake River Skydiving Wyoming said a total of 169 tandem skydives took place during the three... Read More

No injuries in plane crash at Afton Airport

July 20, 2021

Emergency response personnel were dispatched to a plane crash at the Afton-Lincoln County Airport around 4:10 p.m. Tuesday, July 20. A plane was found a few hundred feet off the runway on the south end of the airport. Lincoln County... Read More

Two dead in wreck near Evanston

July 20, 2021

EVANSTON (WNE) — A man and boy are dead after another man drove his pickup into vehicles that were stopped for a previous accident on Interstate 80 near Evanston on Sunday, July 18, according to the Wyoming Highway Patrol. The... Read More

Jackson sees more than 50,000 visitors a day

July 20, 2021

By Mike Koshmrl Jackson Hole Daily Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — It’s midsummer in Jackson Hole and bumper-to-bumper traffic on Broadway, Snow King Avenue and Highway 22 has felt worse than ever before. Lines for a morning bagel look... Read More

“The Brighter Side”: Tune in to a daily radio segment that will brighten your day.

July 17, 2021

By Brianna Call SVI Media It‘s one of those days when you run out of your favorite cereal or get a flat tire or just wake up on the wrong side of the bed. You know what I mean, don’t... Read More

The Nauvoo Experience musical fireside to be held Sunday in Grover

July 17, 2021

The Nauvoo Experience musical fireside has come to Grover, Wyoming. The focus is to “Create a musical history of Nauvoo”, Says Gregg Draney, Lyricist. Draney spoke with SVI about the fireside saying, “This group is extremely talented and should appeal... Read More

Phase II of Elk Feedground collaborative process begins this month

July 15, 2021

◆ Phase II is designed to have more in-depth engagement with stakeholders. CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is transitioning to Phase II of the public collaborative process on feedground management. Elk Feedgrounds – A challenge we can... Read More

Star Valley grad’s invention aims to solve your shoe problems

July 15, 2021

◆ “Shoo-Noise” saves wear and tear on shoes, machines and helps you wash and dry awkward items. Barry Erickson is a graduate of Star Valley High School in 1995. He’s been in nursing for 25 years and is currently a... Read More

Getting Down to Nutrition: Gluten Free

July 15, 2021

◆ Gluten Free: For Health vs. Fad Diet. By Shelley Balls UW Extension, Nutrition and Food Safety Educator First off, let us talk about what gluten is. Gluten is made up of two proteins, glutenin and gliadin and these proteins... Read More