Plenty of discussions took place regarding public and private land use, drug busts, avalanches and even a bank robbery kept readers of the Star Valley Independent busy in 2013.
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%.
A free training clinic on avalanche safety will be presented by the Star Valley Search & Rescue on Wednesday, January 8. There is no cost to attend.
The Star Valley Chamber of Commerce is asking residents to submit nominations for their annual awards.
Funeral services for Jeanne Moser Schwab will be Thursday, Jan. 2, at 12 noon in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Grover Chapel. Family will greet friends, Wednesday, Jan. 1, from 7 ...
Graveside services for Nolan G. Draney will be held Saturday, January 4, at 11 a.m. in the Afton Cemetery.
Authorities from WyDOT and the WG&F believe reducing speed, turning on headlights and not swerving can all help reduce serious collisions.
The Star Valley High School basketball teams struggled to find wins in the annual Flaming Gorge Classic this past weekend. Both squads will look to get back on track this Friday as they host Bear Lake High School in the home opener. Title banners from last season’s double championship are expected to be unveiled as well.
The Bridger-Teton National Forest is soliciting comments now on a proposed burn which would take place eight miles outside of Afton and would also affect Turnerville and Smoot.
Instead of the traditional mid-week stage stop for the Town of Alpine, the IPSSSDR will be rolling through on a Saturday in January 2014.