The Star Valley Independent was awarded five Pacemaker awards from last weekend’s Wyoming Press Association Winter Convention in the areas of graphic elements, headline writing, sports photography, portrait/personality photography and special merit.
Many Star Valley residents may qualify for aid in preparing their annual tax documents. Wendi Walton with the Alpine Branch Library explains how.
Afton residents have reported sightings of mountain lions in the town limits. Area authorities encourage residents to stay “away and aware” of these big cats.
Star Valley Search & Rescue commander, Robert Roberts, is urging caution to area snowmobilers and skiers with a high danger of an avalanche. Recent heavy snow combined with a frigid December is making for weak cohesion at high elevations.
Town of Star Valley Ranch mayor, Boyd Siddoway, is urging residents to look out for their neighbors in the wake of two house break-ins.
The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will begin operating a Mobile Beta Attenuation Monitor (BAM) trailer in the Town of Afton for the next year. The unit will compile information including continuous particulate matter and meteorological instrumentation.
Silver Star customers have been targeted by people trying to gain sensitive information such as billing, password and telephone numbers.
Cost-cutting measures have been a primary focus of the current Town of Afton administration. One area that has received attention is the 18-hole Star Valley View Golf Course which had been subsidized to the tune of nearly $300,000. These measures have cut those costs 57%.
The Star Valley Chamber of Commerce is asking residents to submit nominations for their annual awards.