The Presiding Bishop of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, in a letter to Afton Mayor, Loni Hillyard, has requested a variance to the Afton Zoning Ordinance for property located at Hwy 89 and Skyview Lane. The letter confirms the future location of the Star Valley Temple which was discussed in the Independent […]
Archive for April, 2012
Area riders participating in the 2012 Rocky Mountain Snowmobile Hillclimb Association (RMSHA) completed their final event at Schweitzer Mountain in Sandpoint, Idaho over the weekend. Many used the last race to buoy their final points standings and in some cases catapulted them to a points championship. Luke Rainey’s first place finish in the Pro 700 […]
T.J. Claunch, Executive Director of the Wyoming Shrine Bowl announced that Conner Hoopes from SVHS will be added to the roster. Hoopes, an all-state selection for the Braves this past fall, joins fellow all-staters, Ridge Hillyard and T.J. Guild on the list. The Shrine Bowl is the culminating game of a week of activities to […]
Funeral services for Bob Johnson will be held Saturday, April 28, at 11 a.m. in the Meadows Ward LDS Chapel. A viewing will take place on Friday, April 27, from 6-8 p.m. at Schwab Mortuary in Afton and from 9:30-10:45 a.m. prior to the service at the church.
Funeral services for Neal Kennington will be held on Friday, April 27, at 12 noon in the Afton Stake Tabernacle. A viewing will take place on Thursday, April 27, from 6-8 p.m. at Schwab Mortuary in Afton and from 10 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. prior to the service at the church.
With several reports of bears venturing out of their winter dens, it’s time for a reminder, according to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. The “Staying Safe in Bear, Lion, and Wolf Country” workshop. will be held on Thursday, April 26, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the Teton Room at Snow King Resort in […]
The Lady Braves used three first half goals to control the match with visiting Worland on Saturday afternoon and claim their fifth win of the season to stand at 5-2-2 overall. On the guys side, the #3 Warriors ran away with the victory 4-0.
Governor Matt Mead, First Lady Carol Mead and Wyoming’s Adjutant General, Major General Luke Reiner, traveled to Kosovo to visit Wyoming Army National Guard members serving in Kosovo and in Bosnia. They arrived in Kosovo Friday afternoon and left very early Sunday morning. The 24 Wyoming National Guard Soldiers provide aviation maintenance and deployed on […]
Despite being outshot 33-14, the Lady Braves forged a 1-1 tie with the visiting Jackson Lady Broncs Friday afternoon in Afton. Star Valley fell behind in the 17th minute after a goal from Pam Arland, but knotted things back up in the 29th minute with a blast from junior Abby Nicoll. The two teams then […]
After losing more than 200 pound and battling back to try and make his third Olympic Games, 2000 gold medalist and 2004 bronze medalist, Rulon Gardner, was five pounds over the maximum allowable weight for his Greco-Roman heavyweight division of 264.5 pounds. USA Wrestling complimented Gardner on his efforts and how it has been a […]