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Evanston man identified in fatal ATV accident in Star Valley

An Evanston, Wyoming man lost his life in a four-wheeler accident on Monday, October 24. Lincoln County Sheriff Shane Johnson said the accident occurred in the Cole Canyon area of Star Valley. Sheriff Johnson stated that both the Sheriff’s Office…

Area Search & Rescue brave treacherous scenery in latest outings

The Star Valley Search & Rescue was paged out last week for a rescue between Ferry Peak and Deadhorse Peak. The call came in at about 6:50 p.m. on Wednesday after a patient had tumbled down into a ravine and had broken…

Search & Rescue respond to two incidents on Saturday

◆ Response shows versatility and cooperation. The Star Valley Search & Rescue responded to two different incidents on Saturday, March 19. One to help an individual in the backcountry having a medical incident and another for a person caught in…

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…

Officials seeking information about missing Snake River boaters

According to information released by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO), “a fisherman along the Snake River near Wolf Creek Campground reported seeing two boaters that had lost their boats and appeared stranded on the non-highway side of the river….

Snake River Canyon accident claims the life of Star Valley Ranch man

Official release from the Wyoming Highway Patrol On March 2nd, 2018 a fatal crash occurred at milepost 127 on US 26/89, near Alpine, Wyoming. At 6:14 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol Troopers were dispatched to the area for a one-vehicle rollover….

Temporary Route Around Landslide Identified For Recreationists

The following is a news release from the Bridger-Teton National Forest Alpine, Wyo., February 21, 2018 – As the landslide continues to move on the Greys River Road, 17 miles from the parking lot in Alpine, Wyoming, the Bridger-Teton National…

Commissary avalanche claims the life of Utah man

A 35-year-old Utah man has died at the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center after he was buried for a short time in the Commissary Ridge area of the Bridger-Teton National forest southeast of Star Valley. Brennan Walpole was snowmobiling with…