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Archive for July, 2010

Deadline for hospital and school board filing drawing near »

The filing period for candidates interested in serving on either the Lincoln County School District No. 2 Board of Trustees or the North Lincoln County Hospital District Board of Trustees will begin next week. Filing dates are Aug. 4-23.

Independent Obituaries: July 29, 2010 »

The following are obituaries and death notices that appeared in the July 29, 2010 edition of the Star Valley Independent.

Freudenthal cautions Pelosi about federal overreach »

CHEYENNE, Wyo. –Governor Dave Freudenthal urged the leader of the U.S. House of Representatives to delay action on oil and gas regulations under a proposed bill that has been hastily drafted.

Snake River claims life »

Saturday, July 24, 2010 the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department and Star Valley Search and Rescue responded to the “Lunch Counter” rapids area of the Snake River. Reports had come in that a man had been swept downstream by the river.

Mauney claims Superbull victory with 91-point ride »

Three hours of bull riding action and other related “bull” events entertained a full house on Saturday evening at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds, with one of the event favorites overcoming several injuries to win the 2010 Superbull championship and the majority of the $18,000 purse.

Vice President to visit Yellowstone »

Washington, D.C. –  As part of Recovery Summer, next week Vice President Biden will visit Yellowstone and Grand Canyon National Parks, where $25 million in Recovery Act funding is creating jobs and jump-starting previously-deferred construction and maintenance projects.

Independent Obituaries: July 22, 2010 »

The following are obituaries and death notices that appeared in the July 22, 2010 edition of the Star Valley Independent.

Lightning sparks multiple fires in Bridger-Teton »

The Bridger-Teton National Forest experienced multiple fire starts due to a lightning storm that passed over most of the Forest on Wednesday evening, July 21. The largest blaze, the Coal Fire, is currently 15 acres and is on the Kemmerer Ranger District. The fire is burning in heavy timber and is located approximately 16 miles […]

Yellowstone incidents include bison attack; death of a former Marine »

Known as America’s first national park and the destination to many a family vacation, Yellowstone has had a few less than ideal situations arise this week.

Primary election participation will be a key aspect to 2010 races »

Elections across the nation are expected to be heated and hard-fought this fall.