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Archive for March, 2011

Shyatt returning to Laramie as head coach »

The shirts during the 1997-98 University of Wyoming basketball campaign read “Shyatt Happens.”  It is oddly fitting when considering the lengthy search and subsequent decision to bring Larry Shyatt back to Laramie to finish the job he started 13 years ago.

Local youth makes plans to visit Mongolia »

Rebel Rauterkus of Star Valley will be among 30 youth to visit Mongolia through Wyoming 4-H leadership program this summer.  As part of the program, Wyoming State 4-H specialists will travel with 30 youth and five adult chaperones from eight states to Mongolia this summer. The expedition is part of a leadership partnership with the […]

Lincoln County planning centennial celebration »

The Lincoln County Centennial Celebration Planning Committee is hard at work. The organization is studying the history of Lincoln County in order to better determine what sorts of  activities should be organized to honor the county’s 100th birthday. “1911 was an interesting year for the young state of Wyoming,” said Judy Clinger Rose of the […]

Osmond and Etna elementary schools bring home top archery nods »

The archery teams from Osmond and Etna elementaries finished in the top two places at the 2011 state archery tournament. The shoot out took place in Casper.  Final scores were Osmond Elementary in first with a team score of 2,815. Etna brought home a score of 2,743 and the second place ranking.  The two schools […]

Weekend Soccer update »

The Star Valley soccer programs opened up their traditionally tough conference slate this weekend. The Lady Braves played their first two home matches of the season, despite mounds of snow around the playing surface which took more than a week of work to clear due to lingering winter conditions and an above average year for […]

Building improvements in Thayne »

The Town of Thayne has selected T-Covenant Construction to complete the design-build project on the Thayne Ambulance Garage. The construction project calls for installing protective covers above two doorways into the building and some minor roof work. Thayne Mayor Bob King reported the coverings are for safety from falling snow. He noted that under the […]

Two meetings on Forest Plan »

The U.S. Forest Service is holding two public meetings today to explain, both the details and the intent, of the recently proposed Draft Planning Rule. If the rule is put into effect, it will serve as a national blueprint for the individual plans that will be used to chart the management of the national forests […]

Funeral services for Florence Heiner »

Funeral services for Florence Heiner will be held on Saturday, March 26 at 11 a.m. in the Thayne LDS Stake Center. A viewing will be held from 9-10:45 a.m. prior to the services at the church.

A proposed settlement on wolves »

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and ten of the 14 plaintiffs in a lawsuit over wolf management announced a proposed settlement Friday. Their suit is in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and involves the decision made by U.S District Judge Donald Molloy of Montana. “I am extremely skeptical about the chances that this […]

Four chosen for Afton Hall of Fame »

The Afton Heritage Committee has selected four individuals to be inducted into the 2011 Afton Heritage Hall of Fame. They include Charles Drake Cazier, Morris James Hale, Christina Neilson Olson and George Osmond. The Heritage Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be take place on Saturday, July 2, at 11 a.m. at the Afton County […]