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DeMello, Walters named Alpine EMT and Firefighter of the Year

Alpine residents Dave Walters and Dustin DeMello were recognized for their service to the northern Star Valley community. Walters was recognized as the Alpine Fire and EMS Firefighter of the Year while DeMello was named EMT of the year. Alpine…

National Snow Bike Series Race begins January 16

In Star Valley, winter sports – the faster the better – mean adrenaline-pumping, heart-pounding fun for anyone riding a machine with a throttle, skis and a track. Riders can be seen or heard in a blur through fields or catching…

Holiday food box efforts underway

◆ Baskets will be ready for pick-up on December 17. Things are a bit hectic this week at the Afton Food Pantry, as community volunteers work to prepare for the Christmas Season. “Last year we gave our 203 holiday food…

2020 LOTOJA is Saturday

◆ SV will see cylists traveling through the area throughout the day. The 2020 LOTOJA bike race will take place on Saturday, September 12. The event will bring an estimated 1,250 cyclists and their support crews to the valley. The…

Storm burst swamps boats, rescuers respond to the Palisades Reservoir

————– ◆ August opens with wild weekend on the water. Saturday August 1, came with a wild ride for area boaters and first responders. “At approximately 6:15 p.m. dispatch began receiving multiple 911 calls about a storm burst over the…

Alpine continues with plan to protect homes

◆ Community education efforts ongoing. “I am very concerned about the risk of wildfire to the communities we protect,” Alpine Mike Vogt told SVI Editor Sarah Hale in 2019. “As communities expand into the wildland interface our exposure increases.” At…

Alpine man identified in St. Anthony Sand Dunes accident

———————————– This story courtesy of EastIdahoNews.com.  ST. ANTHONY — A Wyoming man who died after crashing at the St. Anthony Sand Dunes is being remembered for his “contagious smile and great sense of humor.” Samuel Homer Tucker, 24, was flown…

Yankee Doodle’s opens as county grants variances

◆ Alpine Restaurant opened, with new guidelines for seating. April was a hard month for Alyshia Trujillo, Mariah Toutjan and Daniel Cordoua. They own Yankee Doodles Restaurant in Alpine and had to close inside dining to accommodate temporary health guidelines…

Multi-State Pursuit Ends Safely Near Alpine

An Idaho Falls, Idaho resident is in custody following a pursuit that took place Saturday morning, March 21, 2020. The pursuit started when a deputy within Bonneville County, Idaho, attempted to stop a 2016 Subaru WRX for speeding near Swan Valley,…

Snow storage space at a premium

◆ Sunshine arrived not a day too soon. Five full days of sunshine predicted in the weather forecast for this week is a welcome reprieve – especially for snow removal crews in Star Valley. The Town of Afton has been…