On Aug. 21, the moon’s shadow will totally cover the sun in parts of the world. While it’s somewhat of an oddity in our time, eclipses have an incredible history of shaping our understanding of the universe.
• Lighting, building, maintaining, attending or using a fire, campfire, barbecue or grill is allowed only at designated recreation sites such as established campgrounds or picnic areas. Use of portable stoves and lanterns using gas, jellied petroleum or pressurized liquid fuel, or use of a fully enclosed sheepherder type stove with a spark arrester screen is permitted.
Chris Tanner speaks with Duke Dance about how SVMC is preparing for an expected influx of travelers associated with the solar eclipse.
This man was hiking in Katmai National Park, Alaska when he was met by a trio of travelers heading in the opposite direction.
Look for the August 16, 2017 edition of the Star Valley Independent to help you enjoy the total solar eclipse on August 21.
The Bridger Teton National Forest area closure issued August 7, 2017 remains in effect. Forest users are reminded to be alert for heavy vehicle traffic from firefighters on narrow roads and to stay out of the closure area.
“Our prayers are with those who are suffering because of this intolerance and hatred. We pray for peace and for understanding. Above all, we pray that we may treat one another with greater kindness, compassion and goodness.” – Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Photo: Ryan M. Kelly, the Daily Progess)
Backyard Frisbee with man’s best friend: a classic summertime experience. That is, until it all goes wrong.
The judges for the 2017 Swift Idol are Kurt Sand, Melissa Dickey & Shelbey Thatcher.
Funeral services for Karen Peterson will be held Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 12 noon in the Etna LDS Chapel.