Funeral services for Dr. O.D. Perkes will be held on Wednesday, April 4, at 11 a.m. in the Afton Stake Tabernacle. A viewing will take place on Tuesday April 3, from 5-8 p.m. at the Afton Tabernacle and from 9-10:30 a.m. prior to the service at the church. Dr. Perkes practiced medicine in Star Valley […]
Archive for March, 2012
The Alpine Branch Library will hold activities throughout the week of April 2-6 as part of its ‘spring break’ schedule. Tuesday, April 3 the library will host a craft day from 1-3 p.m. “Kids of all ages can come do fun spring crafts,” said Draney. “We’ll be making cookie bugs, egg animals and windsocks.” Wednesday, […]
Funeral services for Kathleen “Kitty” Collings wil be Saturday, Mar. 31, at 12 noon in the Afton Stake Tabernacle. Family will greet friends Friday, Mar. 30, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Schwab Mortuary in Afton and again from 10 to 11:45 Saturday at the Tabernacle prior to the service.
Members of the Afton Volunteer Fire Department responded to a call at the home of Reynold Johnson on Tuesday afternoon at approximately 2:20 p.m. as the responded to a “structural” fire. According to Afton Fire Chief, Rodd Hillyard, a fire intended for weeds and other dried material jumped from a lawn to a bush nearby […]
Chairmen for Alpine’s 23rd Annual Mountain Days are busy getting ready for Alpine’s first big summer event. Two big changes taking place this year are date and location. The date for this year’s event is June 22-24, the weekend following the traditional date of Father’s Day weekend. With the change in date also comes the […]
Star Valley citizens still have time to comment on a Wyoming Game & Fish proposal that would carve out 100 non-resident deer hunting tags in Region G and 200 tags in Region H. According to Wyoming Game & Fish Wildlife Biologist Gary Fralick, the numbers would be reduced from 800 to 700 in Region G and […]
An accident seven miles east of Kemmerer killed two people and hospitalized two children on the afternoon of March 23. According to the Wyoming Highway Patrol (WHP), Verna P. Prater, 60, of Kemmerer was westbound on US Higway 30 when “for unknown reasons, her vehicle went off the right side of the roadway where it […]
The Star Valley Independent has been covering the local news of the area for over 110 years without missing a single weekly edition. As the times change, so do the new articles of the day. Or do they? Take a look back at the newspaper 25, 50, 75 and 100 years ago during this calendar […]
Funeral services for Leone Stephens will be Friday, Mar. 30, at 11 a.m. in the Afton Tabernacle. Family will greet friends from 9 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the service in the Tabernacle.
Funeral services for B. “Jean” Clem (Mother of Terri Thurman) will be Monday, Mar. 26, at 11 a.m. in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Idaho Falls 11th Ward Chapel, (1235 Juniper Drive). Family will greet friends from 9 to 10:45 a.m. at the church prior to the services.