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Archive for June, 2010

Governor believes State’s Future Tied to Conservation of the Sage Grouse »

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Maintaining a vibrant economy in Wyoming is directly tied to the conservation of the sage grouse, according to the chairman of the Sage Grouse Implementation Team which made its final recommendations to Governor Dave Freudenthal today.

This Week in Star Valley: June 25-July 1 »

The Star Valley Independent has been covering the area for over 109 consecutive years.  Take a look at what made the pages of the newspaper 25, 50 and 75 years ago this week!

Man under arrest after rampage on I-80 »

Rawlins – Wyoming Highway Patrol Troopers continue to investigate a bizarre series of events involving intentional ramming of a vehicle, shots fired and one person cut that resulted in three persons being injured.  One of the three injured is the suspect who has been taken into custody.

SV Search & Rescue sponsors swift water rescue course »

To those outside the valley, the Snake River and it’s brothers, are the very definition of summer fun, providing various activities for all.

New landfill rates go into effect on July 1 »

County Resolution 2010-05, which passed at the Jan. 19 meeting of the Lincoln County Commissioners, will take effect on Thursday, July 1. 2010. The resolution sets new rates for landfill use in Thayne, Cokeville and Kemmerer.

Independent Obituaries: June 24, 2010 »

The following are obituaries and death notices that appeared in the June 24, 2010 edition of the Star Valley Independent.

A Day in the Life of Star Valley »

Photographers from around the valley took part in the Star Valley Independent’s annual Day in the Life Photo layout.  All photos came from June 11, 2010.  Click below for a slide show of selected photos and be sure to read the June 24, 2010 edition for the physical layout.

A new sign for an old church. »

The Star Valley Historical Society has placed a new a commemorative stone on the face of the Historic Rock Church in Auburn. The limestone slab, which reads “Auburn Ward 1889,” is an exact replica of the building’s original signage. Margaret Tueller, representing the Star Valley Historical Society, said the old sign was replaced because of […]

Hold the Woad! »

Lincoln County’s annual Bag of Woad program has been delayed due to cold wet weather. Lincoln County Weed and Pest reports the Woad has not yet matured to the point where the program will be effective in treating the weed growth. The program will begin on Monday, June 28, and will run through Friday, July […]

This Week in Star Valley: June 17-24 »

The Star Valley Independent has been covering the area for over 109 consecutive years!  Take a look at what made the pages of the newspaper 25, 50, 75 and 100 years ago.