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Archive for October, 2010

Star Valley student selected to light U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree »

Daniel Sitter, of Fairview, has been selected to travel to Washington, D.C. to help the Speaker of the House of Representatives light the 2010 Capitol Christmas Tree. The tree is being gifted by the State of Wyoming from the Bridger-Teton National Forest.

Ileene Jensen is district teacher of the year »

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Jim McBride announced today that District Teacher of the Year winners have been selected and announced.  “These teachers are great examples of the dedicated professionals we have working in Wyoming’s education system,” Dr. McBride said. “Congratulations to you all. This recognition is well deserved.”

Earthquake shakes Western Wyoming »

The USGS reported the occurrence of a 4.4 magnitude earthquake in Western Wyoming on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010. The earthquake was recorded at 11:43 a.m. It’s epicenter was located approximately 20 miles east northeast of Jackson. According to information provided by the USGS, the quake occurred at a depth of 3.1 miles. No injuries or […]

Braves blitz Broncs; Ricks wins 4A X-C Title »

There’s plenty to talk about as the fall sports season is winding down.  In a nutshell, the Braves took care of business in Teton County over the weekend in a 41-6 win over Jackson, Hailey Ricks claimed the 4A girls state title as the Lady Braves finished third.  And after falling in five games to […]

Afton offering many large items in surplus sale »

The Town of Afton will be holding a surplus auction during the first week of November.  The aim of the sale is to move some large and bulky items out of the town storage areas that are no longer utilized as they once were.  “We are trying to get rid of some things that just […]

Services for Taylor »

Funeral services for Nolan Taylor will be Wednesday, Oct. 20, at 11 a.m. in the Afton Third Ward Chapel. Family will greet friends from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. at the church before the services.

Lady Braves repeat as Regional Champs »

A strong, hard-working team that was willing to do what the coaching staff asked of them.  When the SVHS Cross-Country team was approved, that was about all a coach could ask for.  Those early teams got just that, but over the years, the numbers and the expectations have grown especially on the girls side which […]

Friday Sports Stir: Flaming Helmet edition »

Last season, every single Mountain West Conference football game followed the pattern of win/loss.  If you were supposed to win a game, you did.  If you were not, you lost.    The league commented on this last December, basically saying that the odds of this happening for an entire season was as likley as Democrats and […]

I-80 rock slide sends four to the hospital »

Green River – Troopers working two separate injury crashes that sent four people to the hospital after a rock slide on Interstate 80 say drivers driving at speeds too fast for existing conditions were contributing factors in the crashes.  The traffic crashes closed the westbound lanes of the Interstate for approximately four hours.

Shipment of marijuana seized near Laramie »

Laramie – Troopers with the assistance of Special Agents with the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation continue to investigate a recent seizure of 35 pounds of marijuana east of Laramie on Interstate 80 Monday morning.   The seizure was the result of a traffic stop made on a rental vehicle on eastbound Interstate 80 approximately 19 […]