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Impact of Hunga Tonga Volcano in Star Valley

January 20, 2022

Provided by Jack Hales Around 11pm MST Friday night a tremendous eruption of the Hunga Tonga Volcano occurred some 250 miles southwest of Samoa in the South Pacific. Even though Star Valley is far away from the volcano, there were... Read More

COVID-19 vaccine required for Star Valley Health employees following court ruling

January 20, 2022

◆ Supreme Court sides with Biden Administration in CMS case. Hospitals and medical facilities around the nation are beginning to implement vaccination plans for staff and employees after the U.S. The Supreme Court upheld a federal mandate requiring healthcare workers... Read More

Wrestlers battle illness as well as opponents in fast-moving 2022 season.

January 20, 2022

On the surface it’s impressive to note that the Star Valley Wrestling Team scored nearly 200 points at the Madison Invite in Rexburg, Idaho while the junior varsity scored more than 230 in their own version of the same tournament.... Read More

Lady Braves look to capitalize on opportunities as they open 4A Southwest Play

January 19, 2022

The Star Valley Lady Braves (3-6) will be playing a unique slate this week as they open up conference play against the Jackson Lady Broncs (2-4) on Friday night in Afton but also will return to non-conference play for one... Read More

Local students selected for MSU Honor Roll

January 19, 2022

Montana State University has announced its undergraduate honor rolls for fall semester 2021.  A handful of high school graduates from Lincoln County are included on the list. According to MSU, there are two honor roll lists, the President’s List and... Read More

Bridger-Teton considers phasing out two elk feedgrounds

January 19, 2022

  By Angus M. Thuermer Jr., WyoFile.com The Bridger-Teton National Forest will consider phasing out the Dell Creek and Forest Park winter elk feedgrounds as it studies Wyoming’s request to continue feeding 900 or more elk at the two sites.... Read More

Getting Down To Nutrition: Mindfully Eating Your Way to Your Health Goals

January 19, 2022

By Shelley Balls UW Extension, Nutrition and Food Safety Educator It’s no secret that a common New Year’s resolution is weight loss. Healthy weight loss requires sustainable lifestyle changes to make it happen. You may have heard of the common... Read More

Star Valley Historical Society mourns the passing of “The mother of Prosperity, the milk cow”

January 19, 2022

Provided by the Star Valley Historical Society – Most families who entered Star Valley as settlers brought a milk cow to produce milk for their family use. Surplus butter and cheese made from the “morning and evening milking” was used... Read More

BYU Living Legends brings rich native cultural entertainment to Star Valley

January 19, 2022

◆ Coming to SVHS Auditorium January 27. Star Valley Arts Council welcomes BYU Living Legends to the Star Valley High School Auditorium on January 27, at 7 p.m. Celebrating the native cultural heritage of North and South America and the... Read More

Afton upgrading parks, water and sewer in 2022

January 19, 2022

◆ Afton Star Hill, also part of 2022 improvements. The Town of Afton is preparing for 2022 with improvements planned the community parks, Star Hill and infrastructure upgrades associated with water and sewer. Violet Sanderson, Afton Town Administrator, said committees... Read More

Another special session? Legislature sets aside funds just in case

January 15, 2022

By Maggie Mullen, WyoFile.com Between the budget, federal stimulus allocation and redistricting, Wyoming lawmakers have their work cut out for them in the upcoming session. Now, half a million dollars set aside in the legislative budget suggests that some are... Read More

Bridger-Teton Announces Elk Feedground Environmental Analysis

January 15, 2022

The Notice of Intent (NOI) for the Bridger-Teton National Forest to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) was published in the Federal Register on January, 14, 2022, announcing the start of the public comment period for the Dell Creek and... Read More

Alpine moves into 2022 with growth

January 13, 2022

◆ Residential and business plans carry into new year. Alpine is moving into 2022 with a recently opened large, full-service grocery store and a new health center under construction, scheduled to open this summer. Mayor Kennis Lutz complimented Broulim’s for... Read More

College of Agriculture & Natural Resources launches new Ranch Management & Ag Leadership Program

January 13, 2022

Information from Wyoming ranchers and other agricultural sectors molded a new ranch management and leadership program being launched this winter in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming. The Ranch Management and Agricultural Leadership (RMAL)... Read More

Funeral services for Pat Wolfley

January 11, 2022

Funeral services for Pat Wolfley will take place Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 11 am at the Smoot LDS Chapel. A viewing will take place from 10-10:45 am prior to the service at the church. Read More

Funeral services for DeAnn Merritt

January 11, 2022

Funeral services for DeAnn Merritt will take place Friday, January 14, 2022 at 11 am at the Bedford LDS Chapel. A viewing will take place from 10-10:45 am prior to the services at the church. Read More

Governor’s RIDE Advisory Group Seeks Input on Elevating Education in Wyoming

January 11, 2022

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon’s K-12 Education advisory group has released a short survey seeking input and ideas from Wyoming residents on how to create the ideal education system for the future of the state. Announced in May 2021, the... Read More

Wyoming Business Council shares plans on how to spend federal ARPA funds

January 9, 2022

CEO of the Wyoming Business Council Josh Dorrell joined SVI to discuss some plans on how to spend federal funds provided to states from the American Rescue Plan Spending (ARPA). President Joe Biden signed the bill into law in March... Read More

Star Valley Search and Rescue promoting the 'Be 307 Aware' Program

January 9, 2022

Star Valley Search and Rescue is promoting to the public the ‘Be 307 Aware’ program which is a radio channel that helps them locate people needing assistance. Former Search & Rescue Commander Corey Hepworth says the idea came about since... Read More

Four-Legged Burglar Strikes

January 6, 2022

Thieves are jerks. Especially four-legged ones. Randall and Allix Merritt of Osmond in Star Valley first started noticing just before Christmas that the cat food they had set out for their cats was showing up completely gone the following morning.... Read More