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Car collision claims lives of Star Valley couple traveling on U.S. 89

A car accident on Friday, December 18 has claimed the lives of Robert and Joanne King. The couple was traveling on U.S. 89 in Star Valley when the accident occurred. Responding agencies included the Wyoming Highway Patrol, the Lincoln County…

Missing Diamondville man found deceased

Frank Zurita, a Diamondville man who had been missing since Friday November 13 was found deceased on Monday November 16 according to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. Mr. Zurita’s family has been notified and other details surrounding the case are…

Idaho woman injured in fall at the Intermittent Spring

◆ 15-foot fall results in head and back  injuries. Emergency response crews answered to a 1:48 p.m. call for help for an injured hiker at the Intermittent Springs east of Afton Monday. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office reported a 68-year-old…

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…

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…