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Archive for November, 2008

Got their Man: Christensen is new Wyoming Head Coach »

Dave Christensen was considered a hot commodity as one of the top offensive minds in the country.  Until Monday afternoon anyway.

Star Valley Medical Center receives accreditation; plans for expansion »

Star Valley Medical Center has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in Mammography as the result of a recent survey by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

1041st members to volunteer for Kuwait assignment »

Col. Richard Knowlton said he is pleased to find support for National Guard troops in the Afton and Star Valley area.

Official Practice begins today for cagers and wrestlers »

Aspiring Braves and Lady Braves will be out in force after school Monday afternoon in an effort to become the next great team. The Wrestling team will have the advantage of staff consistency while the basketball teams will have many new faces calling the plays in 2008-09.

Friday Sports Stir: Kings of the Football Heap edition * Updated* »

By late Saturday afternoon, five new champions had trophies in their possession due to their prowess on the gridiron.

Osmond Boil Order Recinded »

The Osmond water is safe to drink, and it always was, according to recent reports.

The Independent thanks our troops this Veteran’s Day »

Dan Dockstader sat down with Afton’s Bill Hoopes.  Hoopes spent 39 years in the National Guard, 35 of which was in Star Valley.  He has spent the last several years involved with the families of Wyoming Guard members who are deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

When the hunter becomes the hunted: Son shoots mountain lion to save father’s life »

By Casey Saxton – What began as an ordinary father and son hunting trip for Kellen Lancaster and his son Adam on October 7, quickly turned into an experience that most people will thankfully never have.

Friday Sports Stir: Saturday Semis edition *Updated* »

Well, it’s a huge day for a handful of teams in Wyoming’s 4A, and two of them haven’t celebrated a state title in a long time.  In fact, they both hoisted their last trophy at Star Valley’s expense, and I have them picked to compete for this year’s crown against each other.

Video: SVHS Bluegrass Class »

The November 6, 2008 edition of the Independent included an article on the SVHS Bluegrass Class, taught by Brian Ashton.  Today, you can take a peek and a listen as to what these young musicians are working on behind closed doors.