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Archive for May, 2012

Fate of Alpine police may come Tuesday »

After two and half months of heated debate over finances, the Town of Alpine will review and discuss its proposed budget for the final time next Tuesday. The town is set to officially adopt its budget for the coming fiscal year at the council meeting on June 5.  The council passed a budget proposal on […]

Services for Taylor »

Funeral services for Richard “Dick” Taylor will be held Friday, June 1, at 12 noon in the Cokeville 2nd Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Family will greet friends from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. at the church prior to the service.

LCSD #2 planning several sizeable construction projects »

With a school district that encompasses students from Alpine to Sage Junction and over 2,500 students, one could very well imagine the many projects slated for summer attention.  The summer of 2012 will be no exception.  According to Steve Rich, maintenance director for LCSD#2, there is anywhere from 25 to 30 bids that need to […]

County transfers funds for justice center »

Resolution 2012-18 authorizing the “transfer of county general funds and E-911 funds” in order to “create a justice center line item” was officially adopted by the Lincoln County Commissioners during the Tuesday, May 22 regular commission meeting. “Due to requirements that were not reasonably foreseeable at the time the budget was adopted it because necessary […]

Prescribed burn in Idaho may send smoke to Star Valley »

The Montpelier Ranger District plans to start ignition on the Williams Bear Prescribed Burn between Tuesday, May 29 and Saturday June 2, 2012 if conditions permit. The project area is located in Franklin County, 15 miles west of Montpelier, Idaho. The primary unit where active ignition will occur includes 274 acres of logging slash, sub-alpine […]

Wyoming ranked fourth most dangerous for driving »

Although Star Valley made it through the Memorial Day weekend with little issue due to traffic or accidents, at least one group says that Wyoming has some of the most dangerous roads in the country.  A report released by the Trust For America’s Health, a non-profit organization for disease-control, recently took a look at the […]

Services for Stoker »

Funeral services for Bill Stoker will be held Wednesday, May 30, at 12 noon in the Grover Ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Family will greet friends on Tuesday, May 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Schwab Mortuary in Afton, and again from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. at the […]

LDS Church confirms location of new Star Valley Temple »

The site for the Star Valley, Wyoming Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was confirmed in a formal release dated Friday, May 25, 2012. As noted in the April 26 Star Valley Independent, the site is located at the Haderlie Farm property south of Afton on the east side of U.S. […]

Charges filed and suspects named in Alpine area drug find »

Allen Keith Clontz, Hickory Edward Hill and William W. Hunter are facing charges stemming from their arrests in the Alpine. The arrests were the result of a combined effort from the Wyoming Highway Patrol and the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office.   According to court documents, Clontz has been charged with knowingly impeding a peace officer, driving […]

Budget cutbacks take a bite out of valley seniors »

With budget cuts at both the federal and state level, local senior citizen centers will be taking the brunt of a reduction that, according to Thayne Senior Center director Jim Bagshaw, will have a significant impact on the area elderly.  “It boils down to debt reduction,” he said.  “Instead of using a scalpel, they are […]