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Here’s a look at at a few of the latest stories in the July 20, 2016 print edition of the Independent. Get your subscription today for as little as $30/year by calling 307-885-5727.
• The Cliff Creek Fire has burned more than 6,000 acres and has forced evacuations in both Teton and Sublette Counties. Read the latest on this regional blaze in the July 20, 2016 edition of the Star Valley Independent on Page 1A.
• The Afton Summer Craze is jam-packed with activities starting on Friday morning. Don’t miss anything with a full schedule of events on Page 1B of the “Inside Look” in the July 20, edition.
• We’d love to hear your opinions on anything local, regional, statewide or national. This week’s opinions on Page 5A discuss Governor Matt Mead’s decision to join other states in a “bathroom bill” as well as Bill Sniffin’s thoughts on the “irony” of a brewery in Star Valley.
• Swift Idol is this Saturday at 5:30 p.m.! Come watch our eight finalists as they compete for $500 from the Bank of Star Valley. Details are inside the July 20, edition.
• With several high-profile jury trials set to begin in Lincoln County this fall, don’t fall victim to a “jury scam” making its way across the Cowboy State asking for money and sensative information. This story is on Page 3A of the July 20, edition.
• New trails to enjoy the beauty of Star Valley Ranch are being completed this summer. Take in a few of the vistas and information on the SVR trail system on Pages 14 & 15A of the July 20, edition.
• For as little as $5 you can list your items in more than 4,000 homes in the area and then have them read on the radio station! Actual readers who are interested in the classifieds read the Independent each week. This week’s Classifieds begin on Page 5B.
• The football team was once populated mainly of farm boys. With the family farm not as common as it once was, find out what area football players and wrestlers are doing to reconnect with Star Valley’s roots to mold the area youth into champions on Page 16A.
• How do you grow tomatoes in Star Valley? Hudson England knows. He explains the process on Page 4B of the Star Valley Independent.
• Some classmates of Bailey Johnson have worked with area businesses to build a Figure-8 car that will benefit the Johnson family in their rehabilitation efforts. Learn how to buy a ticket and maybe even drive the car on Page 16A!
• Nurse practitioners and medical assistants are working to increase services and care at Star Valley Medical Center. Julie Dockstader Heaps digs a little deeper on Page 2B of the “Inside Look.”
• It’s time to renew the family brand if you need to do so. The Wyoming Livestock Board has more information on Page 23A of the Independent. Public Notices for Lincoln County also start on this page.