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What I learned about “seeing one another” during the 2024 half marathon

July 19, 2024

  First, there was a life. Zestfully lived. Then, there was a loss. Acutely felt. At last, there is a gift. Endlessly giving. Four years ago, I used these words in an SVI Media article to describe the purpose behind... Read More

Celebration of Life for Janice Marilyn Altman

July 18, 2024

A celebration of life for Janice Marilyn Altman will take place Saturday July 20, 2024 at 10 a.m. at Emmanuel Bible Church in Thayne. Read More

(Photo Gallery) - 2024 Star Valley Half-Marathon

July 18, 2024

Look for a two-page feature on the 2024 Star Valley Half-Marathon in the July 17, 2024 edition of the Star Valley Independent. Here are some great photos of the day by Dan Dockstader. Read More

SVI Radio Interview: Mayor Kathleen Buyers, Star Valley Ranch

July 18, 2024

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SVI Radio Interview: Lxi Weber, Star Valley Arts Council

July 18, 2024

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Protecting Your Power and Preventing Fires: Extra Precautions During Red Flag Warnings

July 18, 2024

    Provided by Lower Valley Energy Afton, WYOMING – Red Flag warnings, issued by the National Weather Service, are taken extremely seriously by your energy cooperative. When the winds, temperature, and humidity reach the right mix, wildfire risk is greatly... Read More

LCSD No. 2 Board recap for July

July 17, 2024

Members of the board of trustees for Lincoln County School District No. 2 held their regular meeting on July 10. These are some items that were part of that meeting. District accountant, JC Inskeep addressed the board stating that all... Read More

Afton Heritage Hall of Fame 2024

July 17, 2024

  • Hemmert and Sutter join Hall of Fame.    The Afton Heritage Hall of Fame, located in the Afton Civic Center inducted two people during a July ceremony. They included George Howard Hemmert, 1897-1961 and Charles “Chuck” Frederick Sutter,... Read More

Close, but not quite on official broken temperature records

July 17, 2024

  • Hot week in Star Valley falls just below daily record temps. The middle of July has turned up the heat in Star Valley, with temperatures nearing daily records. While close, the record temperatures in Afton were not broken... Read More

Art Auction Fundraiser set to benefit Star Valley Arts Council

July 17, 2024

• Over 40 pieces by local artists will be offered at auction. Friends of the arts community in Star Valley are invited to the Star Valley Arts Council Art Auction Fundraiser this Saturday, July 20 from 7-9 p.m. in the... Read More

Afton Town Council report for July

July 17, 2024

  Members of the Afton Town Council along with Mayor Jeff Jensen held their monthly meeting on July 9. Here are items of note from that meeting: • Josh Peavler, Director of Public Utilities, reported to the council and recapped... Read More

Cokeville train crash victims identified

July 17, 2024

  • Two people from California die while crossing tracks. A tragic accident has shaken the Cokeville community after two people died when their vehicle was hit by an oncoming train. The incident occurred at roughly 11:15 a.m. on Sunday,... Read More

Independent Obituaries: July 17, 2024

July 17, 2024

The following obituaries appeared in the July 17, 2024 edition of the Star Valley Independent. For more area obituaries, please visit Schwab Mortuary. For more resources including headstones, please visit the Star Valley Historical Society.   Joe Schwab Joe Dell Schwab, 74,... Read More

SVI Radio Interview: Tyler Schwab, Libertas International

July 16, 2024

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Funeral services for Joe Schwab

July 15, 2024

Funeral services for Joe Schwab will take place Saturday July 20, 2024 at 12 noon at the Smoot LDS Chapel A viewing will take place Friday July 19, 2024 from 6-8 p.m. at Schwab Mortuary in Afton and from 11-11:45... Read More

Funeral services for Jim Harmon

July 15, 2024

Funeral services for Jim Harmon will take place Saturday July 20, 2024 at 12 noon at the Afton Tabernacle. A viewing will take place Friday July 19 from 6-8 p.m. and from 10-11:45 a.m. prior to the service at the... Read More

Alpine Fire responds to truck versus boat accident

July 15, 2024

The Alpine Fire Department (AFD), along with the Idaho State Police and the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of an accident involving a truck and another vehicle towing a boat on Monday morning.  Initial reports indicated that... Read More

ISP investigating hit and run near Alpine

July 15, 2024

The Idaho State Police are asking for the public’s help as they investigate a hit-and-run incident north of Alpine. ISP said the accident occurred on US Highway 26 near the Wyoming/Idaho border on Friday, June 28 between 4:00 and 5:00... Read More

Weekday Wake-Up Highlights: July 15, 2024

July 15, 2024

Highlights from SVI Radio’s Weekday Wake-Up morning show with Duke, Dahl and Dan on July 9, 2024.  The Weekday Wake-Up can be heard Monday-Friday from 7-9 a.m. on Swift 98 and The Spur.   Read More

SVI Radio Interview: Nathan Anderson, Union Pacific Railroad

July 15, 2024

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