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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,…

No injuries reported in multiple-car accident involving school bus

Area first responders are on the scene at the Grover corner on U.S. 89 on Tuesday morning December 3. A call came in at approximately 7:50 a.m. to report an accident involving a school bus. According to LCSD#2 Superintendent Matt…

Investigation into murder/suicide continues in Star Valley Ranch

The investigation into an apparent murder/suicide in the Town of Star Valley Ranch continues this week. According to information provided by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Monday, November 4 a request for a welfare check came in to the dispatch…

Two dead in Star Valley Ranch shooting

The following is a news release from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. On Monday November 4, 2019 at 11:43 hours the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a concerned citizen requesting a welfare check on a couple that…

Slide offs and rollovers have Sheriff’s Office asking people to slow down

A sudden cold snap, coupled with a mix of rain and snow last week and this week created a perfect storm for slick roads. According to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, a number of vehicles slid off the road or…

Wyoming News Briefs: September 26, 2019

SVI Media is part of the Wyoming News Exchange. These stories come courtesy of the WNE. Body of missing kayaker found AFTON (WNE) — The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the body of a missing Opal kayaker had been found…

State law now allows for expanded enforcement of red light violations near school buses

This week the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office issued a reminder to drivers to pay attention and be sure to stop for school buses. According to Sheriff Johnson, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office takes red light violations very seriously. When a…

Wyoming Highway Patrol and Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office respond to Grover accident

***Updated 11:15 a.m. August 20, 2019*** – According to the Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper on the scene, “a 16-year old male was traveling southbound on U.S. 89 in Grover when the vehicle in front of him slowed to turn. He…

Family identifies missing kayaker in Alice Lake search.

Though authorities have not yet released his name officially, the family of Schuyler McKnight announced via Facebook and a GoFundMe page that the 21-year old man is believed to have drowned in Alice Lake in recent days. Lincoln County authorities…

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office investigating shooting in Osmond

*This story has been updated to reflect a name correction and addition information from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. On August 3, 2019 at 2030 hours the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Wyoming Highway Patrol and Afton EMS responded to a…