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Archive for November, 2011

Braves could thrive with depth in 2011-12 campaign »

One of the less tangible cons about moving from the 4A class back to the 3A class this year for SVHS basketball had less to do with seniors and more to do with underclassmen.   With the largest classification utilizing a sophomore designation as a staple, the program always seemed to have more players than minutes […]

Services for Rhoda Ann Booth Sevigny »

A memorial service for Rhoda Ann Booth Sevigny will be held Saturday, Nov. 26, at 1 p.m. in the Morning Star Baptist Church in Alpine. In lieu of flowers, please donate to an account for her family at 1st Bank in Alpine.

Rep. Lummis releases statement on Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction »

U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) released the following statement:  “Our economy will thrive once the entitlement programs Americans across the country depend on are made sustainable, non-entitlement spending is cut and government is reduced. Without these reforms, America will fall off the fiscal cliff. What part of this do my liberal Congressional colleagues and the […]

Gov. Mead opposes closure of rural post offices »

Governor Matt Mead is pushing to prevent the closure of rural post offices in Wyoming. He original sent a letter to the United States Postal Service in August expressing his concern.  The U.S.P.S. has listed 43 post offices in the state that could potentially be shuttered. Governor Mead’s letter to the Regional Manager of the […]

SVHS players earn all-conference nods »

Five players from the Star Valley High School football team earned all-conference honors this week.  Conner Hoopes, T.J. Guild, Ridge Hillyard, Pahl Schwab and Lane Oliver were named to to the list as post-season accolades start trickling in.  Hoopes had 27 receptions for over 300 yards on offense and scored three defensive touchdowns this season […]

Services for Sanderson »

Funeral services for O. Lloyd Sanderson will be Monday, Nov. 21, at 1 p.m. in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Freedom Ward. Family will greet friends from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at the church, prior to the service.

Avalanche danger in Greys River area “Considerable” »

According to the latest reports fro the area from the Jackson Ranger District, the Southwest Trails/ Greys River Area avalanche danger is classified as considerable.  The report stated “A foot or more of new snow with very strong southwest winds have created easily triggered soft slabs to two feet in depth on steep, lee slopes.  […]

Justice Center open house is a full house »

An informational open house regarding a Lincoln County Justice Center proposal took place on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011 in Star Valley. The meeting was held in the Conference Room of the Lincoln County Planning Office in Afton from 4-7 p.m.  A second open house took place on Thursday, Nov. 10 in Kemmerer.  According to County […]

LCSD#2 considering boundary change for trustee areas »

One of items discussed by the board of trustees for LCSD #2 last Thursday was the consideration of redrawing trustee boundaries for representation.  According to Amanda Welch at the district office, the process is ongoing.  “Originally, the GPS coordinator drew a map based on guidelines which are stated in state statute,” she said.  “If we […]

SVHS Wrestling hits the mat with 58 »

While some sports may have the potential to get a leg up with the past four years in the state’s largest classification, the wrestling program will likely see very little change in terms of quality programs.   While the 3A class lacks a juggernaut such as Gillette, the Braves enter into a field that will include […]