Lyniece McKim, science teacher at Star Valley High School, was honored as the 2010 Wyoming Outstanding Biology Teacher during a program in Minneapolis during November. McKim has 34 years of teaching experience at the elementary, middle school and high school levels. She currently teaches Honors Biology, Honors Human Anatomy, Physiology and Biology I at Star […]
Archive for November, 2010
The Thayne Town Hall and Senior Center facility will turn 10-years old in December. To mark the anniversary of the building, an open house and reception is planned. The event will take place on Thursday, Dec. 2, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. The evening will include live musical entertainment, refreshments and a cookie walk. For more information […]
Wyoming’s first-ever U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree will arrive on Capitol Hill on Monday morning, November 29. After nearly 5,000 miles and 35 stops for community celebrations and events across the country, Wyoming’s 67-foot Engelmann Spruce will be received by U.S. Senator John Barrasso and the Architect of the Capitol Stephen Ayers during a press conference […]
The Town of Afton is asking residents to not park on the street at night, in order to allow snow plows the space needed to clear the streets early in the morning. The town also asks residents to avoid putting the snow from their driveways onto the street. The Town of Afton has an ordinance […]
The Alpine Sewer Project is moving one step closer to completion with the second phase of the project almost done. A sewer lift station remains to be completed in Phase II. Overall, Phase II of the Alpine sewer project includes laying 11,000 feet of pipe at a cost of $700,000. The project will be paid […]
The Town of Afton has passed an ordinance that prohibits posting handbills or fliers on any post, pole, tree, wall, fence or building with the town limits without the name of the person responsible for removing the advertisement be included the lower right-hand corner. The new ordinance calls for the notices to be removed within […]
Funeral services for Dean Olson will be Friday, Dec. 3, at 11:30 a.m. in the Afton Schwab Funeral Home. Family will greet friends from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. prior to the service.
Funeral services for Don Corsi will be Saturday, Dec. 4, at 1 p.m. in the Etna LDS Chapel. Family will greet friends from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. prior to the service at the church.
Four members of the 2010 Star Valley Braves football team earned all-conference recognition while three of those four also were named to the all-state list. Logan Abrams (QB), Taylor Keller (WR), Jason Lewis (WR) and Dawson Loveland (DE) were all named as all-conference selections from the 3A West conference coaches.
A dwindling storage area for the valley’s construction and demolition (C&D) materials along with evolving policies within the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) have combined to create a bit of a tough question for the North Lincoln County Landfill. One of the most recent decisions made to combat what is currently a growing problem is […]