The Star Valley Search & Rescue, the U.S. Forest Service and the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of a private boater in the water near the Big Kahuna area of the Snake River. (Photo) – Area first responders are seen here practicing river rescue techniques in the Snake during training in June of 2010.
Tryouts will be held Wednesday, July 13 at the SVI offices in Afton. A representative from SVI will contact you to set up a specific time for your tryout. All tryouts must be sung a cappella. No accompaniment will be allowed at tryouts. You should come prepared to sing no more than 2 minutes for your tryout. Applicants will be notified no later than July 15th if they have or have not been selected as a contestant.
Here are a few of the things to look for in the June 22, 2016 print edition of the Star Valley Independent which hits news racks, mailboxes and post office boxes Wednesday morning.
“Asphalt is not part of the proposal being considered for that area. The rumors got started as a result of trying to get a well in place on the property.” – John Woodward, Planning Director
The Town of Alpine will receive more than $1.5 million to extend and upgrade existing road and installation of an 8-inch water main.
Kayden Quinn Tapia, 16, of Star Valley, Wyoming, was found unconscious Tuesday morning around 9:40 a.m. Teton County Sheriff deputies and Jackson Hole Fire & EMS were dispatched to the area where CPR had been initiated by a bystander and a volunteer firefighter. Paramedics attempted life saving measures for approximately 33 minutes but authorities say the victim was unable to be resuscitated.
A man has been presumed dead after falling into a thermal spring in the Norris Geyser Basin area of Yellowstone on Tuesday afternoon. The Norris Geyser Basin is the hottest and most dynamic thermal area in Yellowstone, which features springs that can reach temperatures close to 200 degrees Fahrenheit.
A car fire has burned out of control and caused a serious fire at a salvage yard outside of Idaho Falls. Multiple crews have responded to the blaze. (Photo courtesy Sarah Fullmer)
(Photo) – Maryanne Christensen explains the importance of having accurate address numbers posted on your home during the health and safety expos recently held in Star Valley.
The future surgeon left the instructor’s office with his sights on medical school. Today, Dr. Stucki treats some of the same types of traumatic injuries he saw that day almost 26 years ago on the family farm in Ririe, Idaho. (Photo: Dr. Kevin and Brooke Stucki and their family, Kabrina, Austin, Weston and Michelle, will become part of the Star Valley Medical Center Family on July 1, when Dr. Stucki begins working at Salt River Orthopedics.)
Many area entities are involved in National Safety Month taking place this June.
A big turnout for the first community run of season took place over the weekend . Be sure to check out www.svmcwy.org for more opportunities like this one including the Mountain Man Triathon in Alpine!
“We want to encourage everyone who hasn’t got a mammogram who is due for their yearly screening to come in. Or if you know of a mom, sister, friend, anyone in your family who hasn’t had the nerve or just can’t find the time, that you make it special day. Get a group to come in and then go to lunch.” – Crystal DeCora
Occupational therapist Billy Kennington spoke with SVI Media’s Dan Dockstader.
The production features the talents of local actors and musicians. For more information, contact Allene Robinson at 886-1147.
As part of the event, children ages eight to 17 can have a free plane ride.
Swift Creek High School holds class in the building that was previously Afton Elementary School. In the Fall of 2016, SCHS will utilize the building currently housing the LCSD #2 Administrative Offices.
The girls varsity match begins at 11 a.m. with the boys varsity match beginning at 1 p.m.
The Lady Braves and Braves will be looking to collect some momentum before the 3A Regional Qualifiers in Worland next weekend.
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