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Archive for August, 2008

Friday Sports Stir: Season underway edition »

After traveling to the Cokeville, the volleyball excitement is pretty high, so this week calls for a volleyball question from the Stir.

Star Valley and Cokeville both open volleyball season with wins »

The Lady Braves were shorter, less experienced and downright young on a lot of their lineups but when their first match was over they knocked off Gillette in five games. Cokeville rode a raucous early-morning crowd to rally from one game down to a 3-1 victory over Preston.

Regional poaching case looking for public help »

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking any information regarding a mule deer buck that was illegally shot and killed along the Middle Piney Road west of Big Piney sometime between Wednesday, Aug. 20 and Thursday, Aug. 21. 

“Save the Etna School” holding a fundraiser »

Members of the Etna community have taken on the task of purchasing the old Etna elementary school building to be used as a community Recreation Center and Public Facility.

Sleepy? Maybe a trip to the Sleep Lab at SVMC could help »

Studies have shown that millions of Americans deal with Obstructive Sleep Apnea or OSA on a nightly basis.  This can lead to serious health complications and even death.  The Sleep Center at Star Valley Medical Center not only feels they have a fantastic setup for you to be tested, but you won’t even have to […]

Braves Field: Final Update »

In a sport that always makes connections to how the ball bounces, it’s oddly fitting that rubber is the final element being utilized as Braves Field gets ready to make it’s debut Saturday against Riverton.

Bubonic Plague diagnosed in Yellowstone visitor »

Wyoming Department of Health officials said Monday, Aug. 25 they are investigating a case of bubonic plague in an out-of-state resident who recently visited Teton County and Yellowstone National Park. The individual traveled to multiple sites in the area with a group of Boy Scouts from July 26 to Aug. 3, said Dr. Tracy Murphy, […]

This Week in Star Valley: August 14-21 »

Ever wonder what was happening this week in the area at 25, 50, 75 and 100 years ago? The Star Valley Independent was there, bringing you the news as it happened. Click below for a snapshot back in time.

Friday Sports Stir: Field of Dreams edition »

Well, I know what the new “Brave Head” in the middle of the football field looks like and if you click here, so will you. This week’s Stir question has to do with the new Braves Field and the idea of home field advantage.

The Good Hands people: UW Wide receivers look for big season »

For more than a decade, the University of Wyoming has produced NFL and NCAA award winners from the wide receiver position.  From the NFL’s Ryan Yarbrough, to the Belitnekoff winning Marcus Harris, to Wendell Montgomery and more recently, the CFL’s Ryan McGuffey and the San Diego Chargers’ Malcolm Floyd.  The Pokes feel like it’s time […]