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Funeral services for Leo Putnam

October 2, 2023

Funeral services for Leo Putnam will take place Friday, October 6, at 12 noon at the Afton Tabernacle at 12 noon. A viewing will take place from 9-11:45 prior to the service at the church. Read More

Guest Editorial: Shaping Wyoming's Energy Future Through Carbon Capture

October 1, 2023

By The Lincoln County Commission —  Jerry Hansen, Kent Connelly and Teri Bowers The global energy landscape is changing. As energy demand reaches record highs amid a renewed push toward clean energy, producers face the daunting challenge of ramping up... Read More

Comments sought on e-biking along trails

September 30, 2023

The Bridger-Teton National Forest is seeking public input on the proposed designation of e-bikes on select trails located in the Jackson Ranger District. The proposal would allow Class 1 e-bike use on 27.5 miles of existing trail in the Teton... Read More

Pile Burning Planned for Bridger-Teton National Forest

September 29, 2023

The Blackrock and Jackson Ranger Districts of the Bridger Teton National Forest plan  to begin burning 277-acres of hand piles of libs and slash in early October and throughout the next few months as weather allows. Several piles are within... Read More

Auditions for “The Forgotten Carols” are scheduled for October 6-7

September 29, 2023

• Opportunities are available for solo and choral participants. Auditions for the 2023 Salt River Arts Christmas production of “The Forgotten Carols,” are taking place Friday and Saturday, October 6-7 from 7-9 p.m. at the Ford Theatre in Afton. Available... Read More

Star Valley Plein Air hosted 46 artists last week

September 29, 2023

• Registration and art sales gleaned nearly $17,000. Forty-six visual artists gathered last week for the second annual Star Valley Plein Air art competition.  Together, they produced 91 paintings of various landscapes and locations throughout Star Valley. Once completed, the... Read More

Lincoln County Youth to Celebrate National 4-H Week

September 29, 2023

• October 2-7. Provided by  Shar Perry, 4-H Youth Educator Lincoln County, Wyoming — Every year, National 4-H Week sees millions of youth, parents, volunteers, and alumni come together to celebrate the many positive youth development opportunities offered by 4-H.  The... Read More

Cowboy Poet Geoff Mackey coming to the Ford Theatre this weekend

September 28, 2023

• Book signings happening Friday and Saturday. Award winning Canadian cowboy poet, Geoff Mackey, is scheduled to present an evening of western entertainment this Saturday, September 30 at 7 p.m. at the historic Ford Theatre in Afton. Mackey has followed... Read More

Operation Christmas Child kicks off next week, with donations being accepted

September 28, 2023

• Collection box available at ETC from Oct. 2 through Nov. 20. As the holiday season approaches, preparations are already underway for the start of Operation Christmas Child, which will begin next week. This annual project, led by Samaritan’s Purse,... Read More

Etna couple recognized as Game and Fish Landowners of the Year

September 28, 2023

• Bateman’s recognized for management and improvement. Richard and Brenda Bateman, who run a ranch in Star Valley east of Etna, have been recognized as “Landowner of the Year” by the Wyoming Game & Fish. The award is given to... Read More

Ford Theatre hosts karaoke contest this Friday

September 28, 2023

• Cash prizes for contestants in two age categories. Upstream Entertainment is producing a karaoke contest this Friday evening, September 29 at 6 p.m. Hosts and music pros, Rich and Joanie, will provide tracks for up to 30 contestants. “Joanie... Read More

Wyoming home to some of the most unaffordable and affordable housing in U.S.

September 28, 2023

• Jackson is second most expensive town for housing in U.S.; Evanston is most affordable By Jackson Hole News&Guide staff Via Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — Jackson is the second-most expensive town in the U.S. in terms of both the... Read More

Identity of Turnerville man killed in Swan Valley accident released

September 27, 2023

Services for Dakota Bateman scheduled for Saturday A 25-year-old man who died in a car accident last week north of Palisades Reservoir has been identified as Dakota Bateman of Turnerville. The crash occurred on Thursday, September 21 on US26 just... Read More

Highway Patrol responds to pair of area incidents

September 27, 2023

The Wyoming Highway Patrol responded and processed a pair of incidents recently. First on September 16, the WHP responded to the report of a collision between a vehicle and a building as an SUV ran into Pines Bar in Thayne.... Read More

Box H Park reaches fundraiser goal

September 27, 2023

• Thanks to community auction, new playground planned for spring. A Facebook Fundraiser auction has pushed the Box H Park across the finish line of their community fundraising goal, making it possible for the park’s Board of Directors to move... Read More

Wyoming leadership opposes BLM designation on 1.8 mill acres

September 27, 2023

• Wyoming delegation, Gov, LC Comm. oppose BLM proposal. Public comment taken.  At the end of the summer the Bureau of Land Management announced a change in management policy for the agency’s land in Wyoming. In the announcement, the BLM... Read More

Alpine opens new Pickleball facilities

September 26, 2023

Project designed to create a sense of community. Members of the Alpine community came out for an evening of Pickleball and pizza Monday night at Ferry Peak Park. They were celebrating a new court, just completed at a popular community... Read More

Legislators slam BLM plan 

September 26, 2023

By Bryon Glathar  Kemmerer Gazette Via- Wyoming News Exchange KEMMERER —  A number of Wyoming officials are asking residents to speak up while they can concerning a recently-released plan by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) that could affect farmers,... Read More

Patriots Pen contest deadline is October 31

September 26, 2023

Attention Parents, Students, and Teachers A reminder that the Patriot’s Pen Contest, Voice of Democracy Contest, and Teacher of the Year Nomination entry deadline of 31 OCT 2023 is fast approaching. The local Veterans of Foreign Wars, Star Valley Post... Read More

SVI Radio Interview-Sept. 26: Jason Horsley, LCSD2 Performance Report

September 26, 2023 Read More