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Ford Theatre welcomes country rock artists on stage this weekend

May 20, 2022

◆ Bailey and Terrana present something straight off the Nashville stage. Up and coming country rock artists J. Marc Bailey and Jeneen Terrana are booked to play the Ford Theatre this Friday evening, May 20, at 7:30 p.m. “We are... Read More

WIC expands benefit options to combat baby formula shortage in Wyoming

May 20, 2022

By Evan Robinson-Johnson Jackson Hole News&Guide Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — Faced with a baby formula shortage stemming from a national recall and supply chain disruptions, the Wyoming Women, Infants and Children program, or WIC, has expanded its coverage... Read More

CodeRED Emergency Notification Test

May 19, 2022

◆ Test to be conducted in Alpine on May 20. Provided By Lincoln County Emergency Management Alpine, Wyoming – In conjunction with Alpine Area Wildfire Prevention Coalition, and All-Fire Days, Lincoln County Emergency Management will be conducting a test of... Read More

Silver Star continues fiber expansion heading into summer of 2022

May 19, 2022

• Fiber network continues growing in lower valley. Silver Star is reassuring customers that the company is not going anywhere, despite the recent announcement that they will discontinue cell phone service at the end of this year. In fact, the... Read More

AVFD responds to structure fire

May 19, 2022

Members of the Afton Volunteer Fire Department as well as the Afton Police Department responded to a structure fire just west of main street. Those on site extinguished an older shed that was in flames. The call came through at... Read More

High School Rodeo Held in Afton

May 18, 2022

Maddie Hale, Idaho District 8 Rodeo Queen, carries the American flag during the opening ceremonies of the high school rodeo on Saturday, May 14th. Riders from the Wyoming Club salute the flag at the high school rodeo in Afton. Tristen... Read More

Mental Health Awareness Month: How one Lincoln County group is working to prevent suicide

May 18, 2022

One Lincoln County organization is working to get suicide resources to the community this May. Lincoln County Preventing ATODS (alcohol, tobacco, other drugs, and suicide) Abuse Coalition is a collaborative group with the goal to “provide resources, education, and advocacy... Read More

Youth Bowlers raise funds this weekend to compete nationally

May 18, 2022

◆ Lend support at Skyview Lanes on Friday, May 20 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nine local youth bowlers have qualified to compete at the Junior Gold Championships in Grand Rapids, Michigan in July. Fundraising efforts to help the... Read More

Drive Up Mobile Food Pantry coming this Saturday

May 18, 2022

◆ Enough food for 400-500 local families will be available For the third consecutive year the Food Bank of Wyoming is partnering with the Afton Food Pantry to host a drive up mobile food pantry this upcoming Saturday. The event... Read More

Graduation ceremonies for area high schools

May 18, 2022

Star Valley High School will hold graduation for the Class of 2022, Tuesday, May 24, at 7 p.m. on the SVHS football field. The guest speaker will be science teacher Mark Nethercott. Cokeville High graduation will be Wednesday, May 25,... Read More

Dockstader running for Wyoming Secretary of State

May 18, 2022

Wyoming Senate President Dan Dockstader (R-Grover) has filed as a candidate to run for Wyoming Secretary of State. Dockstader filed shortly after the current Secretary, Ed Buchanan, announced that he had decided not to seek re-election. So far Dockstader is... Read More

Governor Gordon will join Arts Council in Star Valley

May 18, 2022

◆ Meetings include reception in Afton, board session in Thayne The Wyoming Arts Council Board of Directors will bring their quarterly meeting to Star Valley, May 23-24. • Reception in Afton The visit will include a reception. The public is... Read More

Tick and skeeter season brings bug bite danger

May 17, 2022

JACKSON (WNE) — Slap on some bug repellent, tuck your pant legs into your socks and scan yourself for creepy-crawlies. In a seasonal advisory, the Wyoming Department of Health warns that ticks can spread tularemia, Rocky Mountain spotted fever and... Read More

Wyoming economic comeback a work in progress

May 16, 2022

By Jonathan Make Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE –  Like many things in life, measuring the breadth of the state of the economy in Wyoming and in its Capital City is no easy matter. Particularly these days.... Read More

Rest area death now considered a homicide; Bonneville County Sheriff's Office asking public for information

May 14, 2022

The following is from the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Facebook page. This rest area is located between Ririe and Swan Valley. ***UPDATED*** Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputies are seeking the public’s help as the investigation of a man found at the Lane... Read More

The Vocalist Podcast: Audition Tips & Tricks

May 13, 2022

Jamie Hale, professional vocal coach for The Vocalist, joins Duke & Dave to discuss tips for a successful audition. The Vocalist audition period is open now through May 25 at The Vocalist is sponsored by Rocky Mountain Yeti. Read More

Braves send Wolves home with late goal

May 12, 2022

For the second straight season the Braves found themselves as underdogs in an elimination match on a neutral field in the Regional tournament. Last season Star Valley rolled past the Natrona Mustangs in Evanston. On Thursday they avenged a road... Read More

Girl’s State applications are being accepted for Wyoming’s 2022 event

May 12, 2022

Female juniors can find details in their school counseling office – Young ladies in Star Valley, who are currently high school juniors, are invited to apply for an opportunity to serve in the American Legion Auxiliary Girl’s State for 2022.... Read More

New principals for Osmond, Swift Creek approved by LCSD2 Board

May 12, 2022

The final round of “Musical Principals” was completed Wednesday night during the monthly scheduled board meeting for Lincoln County School District No. 2. Tyler Jack was approved as the new principal for Osmond Elementary, replacing Daniel Barnes who earlier accepted... Read More

Mosquito Creek prescribed burn to begin soon

May 11, 2022

The Jackson Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest will be moving forward with prescribed burn operations in the Mosquito Creek North unit, part of the Teton to Snake Fuels Reduction Project. Implementation could begin as early as this week... Read More