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Archive for June, 2009

Lincoln County Emergency personnel respond to boating accident »

A weekend boating accident has claimed the life of an Idaho man. According to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Arthur Craig McCuistion, age 50 from Rexburg, was pronounced dead at St. John’s Hospital in Jackson on Saturday.

This Week in Star Valley: June 25-July 2 »

The Star Valley Independent has been publishing weekly for well over 100 consecutive years.  Take a look back at what made the pages of the Independent 25, 50, 75 and 100 years ago.

Friday Sports Stir: NBA Draft fallout edition »

Just a handful of years ago, the Mountain West Conference saw the number one overall draft pick come from their ranks in Andrew Bogut and perhaps the nation’s most underated player in Danny Granger.  This year?  The MWC might as well have been the MLB when it came to drafting impact basketball players.

Independent Obituaries: June 25, 2009 »

The following are obituaries and death notices that appeared in the June 25, 2009 edition of the Star Valley Independent.

Dr. O.D. Perkes discusses his 53 years of service to Star Valley »

If you and your family have lived in Star Valley  for more than a handful of years, the chances are some of, if not all of clan was delivered by Dr. O.D. Perkes.

A Day in the Life: A Photo journey through one day in Star Valley »

The Star Valley Independent features photos from area photographers every year.

Star Valley soldiers depart for Iraq with 115th Fires Brigade »

FORT HOOD, Texas – Father’s Day was bitter-sweet this year for thousands of Soldiers deploying with the 115th Fires Brigade as they marked the official end to the pre-deployment process in Fort Hood, Texas.

Dietz to leave UW basketball »

The Star Valley Braves have had an up close and personal look at Natrona graduate, Michael Dietz, over the past two seasons.  The Mustang standout committed to the University of Wyoming during his junior year.  Now after arriving on campus, Dietz has left program.

Recovery efforts continue in Yellowstone for missing Utah man »

Searchers are continuing their efforts as they look  for the body of a Utah man who apparently committed suicide in Yellowstone National Park last Tuesday afternoon.

Motorcycle collision with pronghorn in Grand Teton National Park »

A collision between a motorcycle, with two riders aboard, and a pronghorn on Saturday afternoon, June 20, resulted in serious injuries to the passenger and minor injuries to the driver.