If the end of the 2011 calendar year is in indication, then 2012 might be a terrific time to be a Star Valley fan. On Tuesday, both the Lady Braves and Braves forged road wins in Evanston and then collected wins in their home opener against Bear Lake Thursday evening.
Archive for December, 2011
Mason Wallace, 18, and a 17 year old alleged accomplice have been arrested after being linked to a series of burglaries in Star Valley. The arrests were made in the early morning hours of Dec. 19. “A suspicious vehicle call led to the arrest of two local teenagers,” said Lincoln County Sheriff Shane Johnson. “The […]
The Wyoming Outfitters and Guides Association honored Wyoming Game and Fish Department Wildlife Biologist Gary Fralick at their annual Winter Convention and Big Game Awards Banquet in Cody recently. The Association honored the Star Valley resident for “consistently performing at a level above and beyond his normal job duties.” Specifically, the group noted Fralick’s “dedication […]
Governor Matt Mead said the U.S. Postal Service’s decision to delay closing post offices is prudent and he hopes Congress and the U.S.P.S. can use this time to develop savings and efficiencies other than closing rural post offices. “There need to be cuts made to the Postal Service’s budget and there are ways to find […]
The Star Valley Braves wrestling team, operating with several top varsity grapplers out due to injury, still had enough to hold off a scrappy Mountain View team on the home mat Wednesday evening, 42-27. Starting at 182 pounds, Billy Galloway got the night started right with a pin of Matt Hale in the first period. […]
Some headway has been made in a series of thefts in the Alpine area. This week Alpine Police Chief James Phillips announced the arrest of a suspect. The investigation continues and names of suspects have not been released. “Over the past four weeks the Town of Alpine has been hit by several commercial burglaries,” said […]
Last week the United Health Foundation released their findings for overall health not only in the United States but also for each state. The longest running such study available, the UHF report is highly influential when it comes to state and national policy discussions. This study has been ongoing for the past 22 years. As […]
Star Valley Medical Center is moving forward with the creation of an outpatient surgery center. The topic was on the December agenda of the North Lincoln County Hospital District Board of Trustees.
Moving forward with the creation of an outpatient surgery center at Star Valley Medical Center was discussed during the Dec. 6 meeting of the North Lincoln County Hospital District Board of Trustees. In July the hospital board approved the first phase of the potential expansion project. Phase one of the project called for bringing in […]
Last month the University of Wyoming, the state’s only four-year institution, released new admission standards for prospective students. According to UW President Tom Buchanan, the purpose for evaluating the admission standards were to “set assured admission standards that help guide all college-bound students on how to prepare for college-level learning” as well as “provide admissions […]