Tony Hansen was pronounced dead at the scene in the early morning hours on Sunday, December 21. Wade Richard Farrow, 26, of Afton, was taken into custody.
Recent incidents on a national scale have prompted a discussion of police body cameras for the Town of Afton.
The Braves play Cheyenne East at 9:40 a.m. on Friday morning with the Lady Braves playing Kemmerer at 11:20 a.m.
The Braves and Lady Braves will conclude their tournament schedule on Saturday.
The Braves collected wins over Lovell, Worland’s JV, Thermopolis, Sheridan and Douglas to go 5-0 on Day One of the Battle in the Big Horns.
The Braves basketball team lost to Cheyenne East, 58-47, while the Lady Braves defeated Kemmerer, 56-20.
The Lady Braves used a big fourth quarter to pull away for a 45-34 win over Riverton while the Braves saw the Wolverines pull away in the final two minutes in a 53-47 loss.
Both the Lady Braves and Braves battle Riverton on Thursday afternoon in a renewal of what was a 4A West rivalry. Tip-off for the games are 1 p.m. and 2:40 p.m. respectively. As with all tournament play, times are dependent upon the previous game.
With the Christmas break coming up, take a look at the local school calendar.
“In conclusion, only time will tell how it will turn out. I can only hope we, the people of Star Valley and Cokeville, will stick together to maintain the excellent school system we now enjoy.”
The Board of Trustees for Lincoln County School Board #2 voted for their officers on Thursday evening.
Junior Gavin Speakman and freshman Eli Saberon have been invited to participate in the All-Northwest Music Festival in February.
Lincoln County Weed & Pest supervisor, Travis Osmond, speaks to UW experts about local growing issues. Be sure to watch this video interview by clicking on the story link.
Thayne would receive $1.141 million dollars to develop space for data center recruitment.
With the election of Kathy Buyer to mayor, the Town of Star Valley Ranch now has an open town council position.
Thayne, Afton and Alpine will be part of the “Gigabiz” network which includes less than 75 towns and communities worldwide. This will greatly increase the internet experience for area residents.
This Week in Star Valley discusses a Young Women’s contest that no longer exists, a ranch foreman shooting at gasoline thieves and FDR saying that “no person has ever suggested sending boys of American mothers to fight on the battlefields in Europe.” (1939)
After correctly predicting nearly 80 percent of the 3A games in 2014, just how will the Independent sports editor fare in the playoffs.
Rivalry week isn’t just a full of energy between teams, it’s settling a lot of playoff scenarios as well.
Playoff spots and positions are up for grabs this week. Who do you think will win? Here are the picks for Week Seven from SVI Sports Editor, Dahl Erickson.
The Star Valley Independent sports editor is (17-7) in the 3A Class so far this season. Who do you think wins the games tonight?
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