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Harriet Hageman Announces Lincoln County Town Hall

February 20, 2024

  Washington, DC – Today Congresswoman Harriet Hageman announced her fourth town hall of 2024, to be held on February 23rd in Alpine. This marks the 27th town hall since being sworn-in to Congress. “I promised to host a town... Read More

SVI Radio Interview: Star Valley Gala for the Arts

February 20, 2024

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SVI Radio Interview: Lxi Weber, Star Valley Arts Council

February 19, 2024

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Altobell awarded full ride to Yale

February 17, 2024

• The SVHS Senior plans to pursue a Medical Doctorate Anna Altobell, a senior at Star Valley High School, has accepted a full ride scholarship to Yale University. One of 72 finalists from 20,000 applicants awarded the Questbridge National College... Read More

Super Tag raises $1.5 million for wildlife conservation

February 16, 2024

  CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Super Tag raffle raised $1.5 million for conservation in 2024. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s program saw another year of dedicated conservationists raise funds for on-the-ground projects while vying for 11 chances to get... Read More

StarValleyDirectory.com: Business, services, real estate and more

February 16, 2024

• Business owners can claim or create their listing online. Jacob Knighton and his father Sean Knighton experienced first-hand, the struggles of  finding contact for the services they needed after their family moved to Star Valley.  Many businesses did not... Read More

Alpine Top of the Rockies: Much more than a snowmobile club

February 16, 2024

• Group gives back to the community in different ways. Top of the Rockies has expanded to be much more than snowmobile club over the years. The Alpine based organization has become a service organization, helping the community with events,... Read More

Mountain Maiden Tattoo Co.: Now open at the Alpine Mercantile

February 15, 2024

• Artist Jade Goodrich taking appointments. Mountain Maiden Tattoo Co., owned by tattoo artist Jade Goodrich, has recently made its mark in Alpine following Goodrich’s return home after completing an advanced tattooing program in December 2023. Goodrich shared that her... Read More

'Whole trajectory of my life has changed’ - Afton woman faces down illness, finds self in life-stream fitness class in NYC.

February 15, 2024

By Julie Dockstader Heaps, SVI Media Eight years ago, facing a devastating diagnosis of multiple sclerosis, Lisa Linford took it the proverbial “one-step-at-a-time.” Or in her case, one “pedal” at a time. Hopping on an exercise bicycle with the attitude... Read More

SVI Radio Interview: Town of Afton Mayor Jeff Jensen

February 15, 2024

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SVI Radio Interview: Rep. Andrew Byron, Legislative Update

February 15, 2024

Rep. Andrew Byron (R-HD22) called into the Weekday Wake-Up on Thursday, February 15 to give an update on what’s happening at the 2024 Wyoming State Legislative Session. Rep. Byron serves on the House Revenue Committee, which is tasked with vetting... Read More

‘Dignity and privacy’ Infusion patients can be in comfort of own homes.

February 15, 2024

• Donation enables purchase of portable pumps.   By Julie Dockstader Heaps, SVI Media A $5,000 donation from the Star Valley Health Auxiliary is making it possible for patients receiving infusion to do so in the privacy and comfort of their... Read More

Alex Sharpe comes to the Ford Theatre

February 15, 2024

• Sharpe has performed in iconic venues such as Radio City Music Hall and Red Rocks. Alex Sharpe, a former member of the Grammy Award winning vocal group, Celtic Woman, will present a concert in Afton at the Ford Theatre,... Read More

Funeral services for Ruth Swenson

February 15, 2024

Funeral services for Ruth Swenson will take place Monday February 19, 2024 at 12 noon at the Osmond Ward LDS Chapel. A viewing will take place on Sunday February 18, 2024 from 6-8 p.m. at Schwab Mortuary in Afton and... Read More

Limits on fishing outfitters

February 14, 2024

• HB0017 under consideration. The outdoor use of Wyoming’s resources is always a topic of debate at the annual legislative session and 2024 is no different. One such piece of legislation, House Bill 0017, would seek to limit the number... Read More

Dams key during record cold snap

February 14, 2024

• LVE reiterates importance to regional power generation. In recent weeks the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) and Lower Valley Energy (LVE) had both expressed concern for closed door meetings taking place between entities that would like to breach the four... Read More

Jackson road trip looms as Braves’ streak reaches 11

February 14, 2024

• Evanston at home Saturday. Since a mid-December loss to the Natrona County Mustangs at the Flaming Gorge Classic, the Braves have rattled off 11 straight wins. When taking into account their results prior to the Natrona game, they’ve now... Read More

Scam Call Impersonator

February 14, 2024

  • Sheriff’s Office warns of scam callers impersonating Captain Andrews. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is reminding residents to not give out personal and banking information over the phone following a series of scam calls made by someone pretending... Read More

County Senators discuss busy budget session

February 14, 2024

  • 67th Wyoming Legislature began Monday. Lawmakers are in Cheyenne for the 67th Wyoming Legislative session, also termed a budget session as they will be responsible for creating and passing the state’s expenditures before they leave next month. “The... Read More

Afton-Simplot Hill Climb comes to Grover this weekend

February 14, 2024

• Spectators are invited to attend all three days of the event. The Star Valley Ridge Riders are hosting the annual Afton Simplot Hill Climb Challenge this weekend in Grover Park. Races run Friday through Sunday and the public is... Read More