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Archive for September, 2010

Cross-Country sweeps team titles in Bear Lake »

Both the Braves and Lady Braves claimed event titles in Bear Lake on Wednesday afternoon as the squads are starting to round into form in the final weeks of the 2010 campaign.  The Braves easily claimed the team title with three of the top four runners.  Senior Joshua Call won the individual title with Jared […]

Did you miss us? Star Valley to return to 3A in 2011 »

At the conclusion of the Tuesday meetings from the Wyoming High School Activities Association (WHSAA), the determining factor was the inclusion of Cheyenne South into the already existing hierarchy of 4A teams.  For South supporters, the answer was not what they wanted to hear as board members voted to require the school to begin 4A […]

Construction contracts awarded in Western Wyoming »

Contracts totaling more than $30.6 million for 10 highway projects around the state were awarded by the Wyoming Transportation Commission during its September meeting in Pinedale.   Nearly eight miles of I-25 north of Kaycee will be resurfaced and its shoulders widened under an $11.1 million contract awarded to Riverside Contracting of Missoula, Mont. The contract […]

Services for Gardner & Weber »

Funeral services for O.D. Gardner will be held Wednesday, September 29th at 12 noon at the Afton 3rd Ward Chapel.  A viewing will be held Tuesday, September 28th from 6 – 8 PM at the Schwab Mortuary in Afton and Wed. from 11-11:45 AM prior to the service at the church. Funeral services for Rex […]

Funeral services for Brent Peterson »

Funeral services for Brent Peterson will be held on Tuesday, September 28, at 11 a.m. at the Fairview Ward Chapel.  A viewing will be held on Monday, September 27, from 6-8 p.m. at the Schwab Mortuary in Afton and from 9:30-10:45 a.m. prior to the services.

Braves waylay the Warriors 34-14 »

The Worland Warriors scored first but the Braves scored the most as Star Valley rebounded from back-to-back losses to open their conference season with a 34-14 victory in Afton.  The Braves have now won eight consecutive games at home dating back to 2008 and the contest was a morale booster after two drubbings at the […]

Funeral Services for Frances Wray Waite »

Funeral Services for Frances Wray Waite will be held Friday, September 24, at 1 p.m. at the Schwab Funeral Home in Afton.  A viewing will take place from 12-12:45 prior to the service.

Bridges done on Greys River Road »

The Greys River Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest has re-opened the full length of the Greys River Road. A portion of the road was closed in early August to allow three bridges in the Upper Greys River area to be replaced. The bridges, Shot Hole Springs Bridge, Poison Creek Bridge, and East Fork […]

Togwotee Pass nighttime traffic closures end »

Nighttime traffic closures concluded Tuesday night, Sept. 21, for the 2010 construction season on the Togwotee Pass-Four Mile Meadows highway improvement project west of Dubois on U.S. 26-287, according to Lyle Lamb, Wyoming Department of Transportation resident engineer in Dubois. Stop delays of up to 20 minutes are still expected during daylight and nighttime hours […]

This Week in Star Valley: September 23 »

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.  All content has been researched and compiled from previous editions of the Independent from 1985, 1960, 1935 and 1910.