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Law enforcement foundation invites SV youth to bowling and pizza

◆ Program starts in Star Valley, expanded to Kemmerer. The Lincoln County Peace Officers Foundation is reaching out to the youth of Star Valley with the first of what will be many events to build relationships between law enforcement officers…

More fake $100 bills passed in Jackson

JACKSON (WNE) —Police now believe there are two men passing counterfeit cash at area stores. After releasing information and surveillance photos last month of a man using fake $100 bills at Hoback Sports and Wyoming Camera Outfitters, officers said they…

Explosion burns three people; two life-flighted from the area

Photos and video provided by Sage Jacobson The Star Valley EMS, Afton Volunteer Fire Department, Afton Police Department, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office and other officials responded to the call of a fire at one of the food vendors at the…

Missing man identified after discovery of vehicle crash site

————— Afton Police Chief Jason Romberg spoke with Duke Dance as part of an interview on Swift 98.7 FM on Monday July 13 where the former made a statement on the discovery of the remains of Dustin Kilpack who had…

Search efforts continue for missing person

———– Efforts to locate a Salt Lake City man last seen in Star Valley continue this week. Dustin Kilpack, age 27, was last seen on July 2. He was driving a silver 2020 Chevy Trax rental car with Utah license plates….

Vandals destroy Afton public bathrooms

————- According to Afton Town Administrator, Violet Sanderson, there is typically some type of vandalism that targets public bathrooms but nothing like officials found on the morning of Monday June 22. Vandals destroyed toilets and flooded public bathrooms to the…

Report of armed, barricaded man ends without incident in Afton

As the Star Valley community prepared to watch the 2019 Star Valley High School Homecoming Game, local first responders were investigating reports of a man barricaded in a garage in Afton. “A third party contacted dispatch with information that they…

Traffic stop results in arrest

Timothy Peterson, a 42-year-old resident of Afton, was arrested in Afton after eluding law enforcement in a 2007 GMC Sierra truck. The pursuit began at 7:36 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 4, after a Wyoming State Trooper attempted to stop Peterson…

Afton Police Department investigating alleged child abuse

By Sarah Hale, SVI Media The Afton Police Department is actively investigating an incident of alleged child abuse. The case involves a six-month-old infant. According to information provided by Afton Police Chief Jason Romberg, in the late afternoon hours of…

Afton Police Department investigating fatality from SVHS incident

According to information released by the Afton Police Department (APD), the department is investigating an incident that occurred at Star Valley High School during the evening hours of September 12, 2018 where there has been a fatality. According to LCSD…