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Archive for August, 2012

Marijuana and “Spice” delivery nets area arrest »

According to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO), members of the Wyoming Department of Criminal Investigation (DCI) and the LCSO served a search warrant in the Star Valley area related to the delivery of drugs.   As stated in a LCSO press release, “a 21-year old Star Valley resident was arrested and an affidavit was filed […]

Hot summer stressing area wildlife »

The hot dry weather is taking a toll on area wildlife, according to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department.  “What we are seeing this year is that critters are acting different,” said Game Warden Todd Graham. “A lot of that is the hot, dry summer. They are wondering around looking for water and greener feed.” […]

Cause of death release expected next week »

An untimely death of a 29-year old man caused an investigation by Lincoln County officials the last week of July, one that appears to be coming to a close.  Daniel Joseph Barron was transported to Star Valley Medical Center from the Bedford area on July 21.  Barron was pronounced dead the following day.  Since that […]

Forest Service holding meeting regarding Cottonwood Dam »

The Forest Service will hold a public meeting next Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012 at the Afton Civic Center. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the Cottonwood Lake Dam. Meeting time is set for 7 p.m.  “The Forest Service would like to host a meeting to inform the public on its plan for Cottonwood […]

Friday Sports Stir: Week One »

First off, I would echo the sentiments across the country that thank goodness it’s time for football again.  I’ve done some preview articles hit or miss for the past several seasons, but I’ll endeavor to do a better job for this 2012 campaign.  I don’t consider myself an expert, I’m just a stat rat.  I […]

Teen arrested after high speed chase »

Saturday evening, Aug. 25,  a Wyoming Trooper was assisted by Idaho law enforcement officers from several jurisdictions who eventually arrested a 17 year-old juvenile run-away. The juvenile was driving a stolen vehicle taken from a job site in Green River.  “The Wyoming Trooper observed the stolen vehicle, a 2006 Chrysler 300, on the western outskirts […]

SVHS X-C teams place 2nd in Poky »

After taking a year away from the Pocatello Cross-Country Challenge, the Star Valley High School teams performed well at a meet which continues to grow in size.  Head coach Ty Draney relayed that the teams ran well despite coming into the weekend “a little beat up.”  Senior Hailey Ricks placed second overall on the girls […]

Lady Braves knock off Gillette at Cokeville Tourney »

After a sobering sweep at the hands of the Bonneville Bees to open up the season, the Lady Braves found themselves down 1-0 after their first game with perennial 4A power Gillette before they were able to get any semblance of rhythm. Sporting new black and gold uniforms, the Lady Braves collected a trio of […]

Tu Eres Loco? Area ultra has biggest turnout yet »

One of Ty Draney’s goals many years ago when he started El Vaquero Loco, or “The Crazy Cowboy” was to help create a running culture within the area and to showcase Star Valley to visiting participants.  With the allowed numbers maxed out over the past three years and more opportunities to run than ever before, […]

Red defeats Gold 20-14 in SVHS football scrimmage »

The Red team rolled up 307 total yards en route to a 20-14 victory over their Gold team mates on Thursday evening.  Senior Ryan Brough looked impressive as he racked up 111 rushing yards on 12 carries including a 39-yard touchdown to open up their second half.  Kohl Battleson threw for 96 yards and ran […]