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Local Seniors Receive Scholarships from Star Valley Health

Star Valley Health awarded five scholarships to Star Valley and Mountain View High School seniors this week. Hospital Board Chair Dr. Andrew Orton and CEO Dan Ordyna presented the scholarships to Star Valley students at Tuesday’s board meeting. The awardees…

Governor talks healthcare, education, taxes in Star Valley

◆ Mark Gordon discusses local and state issues. Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon visited Star Valley on Monday, May 24, making stops at Star Valley Health in Afton and Alpine, Star Valley High School, the Afton Armory and meeting with members…

Investigation continues in Etna shooting incident

• Case involves domestic violence- The investigation is ongoing following an incident in Etna that left a woman with multiple gunshot wounds. The shooting occurred nearly a month ago on Thursday, April 14. According to statement’s from the Lincoln County…

Community Events: February 10-27

Thursday, February 10 See the new surgical robot at Star Valley Health from 4-6 p.m. See how surgeons control the robot and even simulate a surgery yourself. First meeting for the Guiding Star Strategy Group Youth Entrepreneur Program. 6:30 p.m….

COVID-19 vaccine required for Star Valley Health employees following court ruling

◆ Supreme Court sides with Biden Administration in CMS case. Hospitals and medical facilities around the nation are beginning to implement vaccination plans for staff and employees after the U.S. The Supreme Court upheld a federal mandate requiring healthcare workers…

Getting Down To Nutrition: Mindfully Eating Your Way to Your Health Goals

By Shelley Balls UW Extension, Nutrition and Food Safety Educator It’s no secret that a common New Year’s resolution is weight loss. Healthy weight loss requires sustainable lifestyle changes to make it happen. You may have heard of the common…

Alpine moves into 2022 with growth

◆ Residential and business plans carry into new year. Alpine is moving into 2022 with a recently opened large, full-service grocery store and a new health center under construction, scheduled to open this summer. Mayor Kennis Lutz complimented Broulim’s for…

Star Valley Health welcomes helping hands of National Guard Recruits

◆ Three recruits are assigned to serve at Star Valley Heath through December. Courtesy of Star Valley Health Blog Star Valley Health welcomes the National Guard Recruiters for a 90-day deployment. They will serve in different capacities. The Wyoming Department…

Increases in COVID cases putting pressure on local and state hospitals

◆ Case counts increasing in Star Valley and around Wyoming. Nurses, doctors and hospital staff from medical facilities around the state of Wyoming continue to battle the increasing number of COVID patients due to the Delta variant. While the total…

Six tips to a healthier and more peaceful mental state

Provided By Star Valley Health – Star Valley Health is highlighting #Tools2Thrive – what individuals can do throughout their daily lives to prioritize mental health, build resiliency, and continue to cope with the obstacles of COVID-19. The pandemic has had…