Armond Lewis Mullendore of Afton was sentenced to 21 years 10 months and Anthony H. Nield was sentenced to four years 10 months for their involvement in a Star Valley meth ring.
Southwest Wyoming was well represented on this list of best places to live in Wyoming which included Afton, Kemmerer and Lyman.
A local business is endeavoring to try and help families going through difficult times with the gift of service.
Linda Taylor’s quilt, “Greg’s Song” is one of 405 that will be showcased in an international competition.
Paige Andersen, Brock Teichert and Wyatt Greenwald received the Daniels Fund Scholarship for this upcoming fall.
Funeral services for Christina Cranney will be held on Saturday, March 15 at 11 a.m. in the Salt River LDS Ward Chapel. A viewing will be held from 9:30-10:45 a.m. prior to services at the church.
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.