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Archive for January, 2011

Governor Mead responds to judge’s ruling on health care law »

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson declared today that the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional. Governor Matt Mead joined Wyoming in the multi-state lawsuit challenging the Act earlier in January.  Governor Mead said today, “From Wyoming’s perspective we don’t want it addressed at the national level in sort of this […]

Braves rally to complete weekend conference sweep »

Ask just about anyone who was in attendance at the wrestling dual where Star Valley hosted rival Natrona over the weekend and they will tell you is was one of the most intense and close outcomes they’ve seen to date.  The Braves found themselves down 21-3 at one point and had to stage a furious […]

Braves solve Wolf dilemma in conference dual victory »

For one evening at least, the Star Valley Braves Wrestling team had an answer for the Wyoming Wolf situation as they defeated their conference rivals in Green River by the score of 37-24.  The win was important from the aspect that the Braves still have important conference action coming up at home this weekend as […]

LCSD#2 School Calendar the topic of discussions »

Lincoln County School District No. 2 will host a series of community presentations on the proposed differentiated school calendar. Community members are invited to attend and participate in the community discussions.  “Parents’ input will be weighed heavily in this decision process,” said Superintendent Jon Abrams. “It could be a deciding factor.”  Community presentations are planned […]

Palisades project seeking public input »

The Bureau of Reclamation is seeking public review and comment on the Palisades Dam Security Enhancement Project Draft Environmental Assessment. The draft EA documents the “environmental effects of a proposal to correct security vulnerabilities related to motor vehicles traveling across the top of the dam.”  According to information provided by the Bureau of Reclamation, the […]

Lummis appointed to House Agriculture position »

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers (R-KY) announced that U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.) has been appointed to serve as Vice Chair of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Appropriations.  “I am pleased to be chosen to serve as Vice Chair of the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Appropriations,” Lummis said. “It is a […]

SVHS Sports Weekend Update »

Both the Braves and Lady Braves had to settle for a weekend split to open up 4A West Conference play.  The Braves fell 56-49 to visiting Natrona on Friday.  The two-time defending champs clamped down on the Crimson & Gold offense in the fourth quarter as Star Valley was nursing a one-point lead after three […]

Wyoming added to Lawsuit over Federal Health Care Mandate »

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – A judge in Florida has issued an order adding Wyoming and five other states to the lawsuit against the federal government. This suit challenges the constitutionality of the federal health care law, which passed in March of last year.   This order means that Wyoming is officially a part of the lawsuit and […]

BYU Ballroom Dancers to perform Saturday »

The BYU Ballroom Dance Company will perform in Star Valley on Saturday, Jan. 22. The event begins at 7 p.m. in the Star Valley High School Auditorium.  Tickets for the performance are $12 each and are available online at or at the door the night of the event. Family tickets are $40 and will […]

Avalanche danger elevated to High »

Avalanche danger in the Greys River area was elevated to high this week as a series of storms moved through the area.  “The general avalanche hazard is high,” the Bridger-Teton National Forest Backcountry Avalanche report stated. “Over a foot of new snow and westerly winds have created easily triggered slabs to three feet in depth.”  […]