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Archive for July, 2009

Independent Obituaries: July 30, 2009 »

The following are obituaries and death notices that appeared in the July 30, 2009 edition of the Star Valley Independent.

Barrasso questions nominee on Yellowstone usage »

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator John Barrasso slammed the Obama administration’s threat to limit snow machine access to Yellowstone National Park at a Senate Energy Committee Hearing on Tuesday.

University sets new record for Cowboy season-ticket sales »

Laramie, Wyo.  — Thanks to a great response from Wyoming fans, the biggest game in University of Wyoming Football history will be a sellout when the Wyoming Cowboys host the Texas Longhorns on Sept. 12, 2009.  

Park visitor gored by bison »

A visitor from Southern California was gored by a bison in a Yellowstone National Park campground Wednesday morning.

Wyoming unemployment rises to 5.7% »

Those unable to secure work rose from 5.0% in May to 5.7% in June according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor.

This Week in Star Valley: July 16-23 »

The Star Valley Independent has been printing every week for over 108 years.  Take a look back 25, 50, 75 and 100 years ago and see what made the pages in the newspaper.

Independent Obituaries: July 23, 2009 »

The following are obituaries and death notices that appeared in the July 23, 2009 edition of the Star Valley Independent.

Media picks TCU to win the Mountain West Conference »

With a #18 pre-season ranking and perhaps the fastest defense in his coaching tenure, Horned Frog Head Coach, Gary Patterson, has a target on his back for the 2009 football campaign courtesy of the MWC media.  As for the Cowboys?  Wyoming fans won’t like it.

Miller to serve no less than three years in felony robbery »

Monday, July 6, 2009 Paul Allen Miller plead guilty to felony robbery. He was sentenced to serve  “not less than three years nor more than eight years” in the Wyoming State Penitentiary.  

Calamity Campground now open after slide »

Idaho Falls, ID:  Movement on the landslide near Calamity Campground (Snake River-Calamity Road #076) appears to have temporarily stabilized and the road conditions remains good for passenger cars, pick-up trucks and trailers.  The Calamity Campground and boat launch are open.