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THREE INJURED IN HEAD-ON CRASH THAT SHUT DOWN LOCAL HIGHWAY FOR OVER TWO HOURS

PRESTON — The July 4 weekend got off to a near tragic start in Southeast Idaho when three people were injured in a head-on crash near Preston. The impact of the collision nearly obliterated the Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV and Dodge Dart sedan involved in the 9:15 p.m. Friday crash on Highway 36 in the Mink Creek area northeast of Preston. Somehow the 80-year-old male driver and his 78-year-old female...
PRESTON, ID
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Free Vocalist Music Festival comes to Thayne this weekend

The Vocalist, hosted by SVI Media, is excited to hold the first annual music festival this Saturday in Thayne. The festival is free to attend and begins at 2:00 in the afternoon and will continue through the evening. The Vocalist Music Festival will be held at the Thayne Town Park on the lawn behind the community center. In addition to the live music, The Vocalist runner-up Keishianna Peterson will take the stage. Peterson features a powerful, soulful voice that has attracted the attention of the local region and over 34,000 followers on TikTok.
THAYNE, WY
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Mid Valley Fire District Hits Roadblock in Star Valley Ranch

Star Valley Ranch and Thayne have been working together to formalize the Mid Valley Fire District to encompass Thayne to Etna. Last week’s town council meetings had different outcomes, however. Thayne approved the contract to allow Mid Valley Fire to take over their fire protection, but Star Valley Ranch’s council did not.
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Rock Church Play in Auburn to be held each Friday and Saturday in July

The Rock Church Summer Theater play in Auburn will be held each Friday and Saturday next month starting this Friday July 1st at 7:30 PM with doors opening at 7. Traci Sellers is the playwright and she says the play will incorporate Star Valley history as it always does with some stories she learned from her mother-in-law.
AUBURN, WY
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Don’t miss this Independence Day Weekend music festival

ALPINE, Wyo. — Looking for fun for the whole family on Independence Day weekend?. Join the fun at Reggae in the Rockies from July 2-3. Eat, drink, dance, shop and camp while enjoying live music in the mountains of Alpine, WY. Kids under 12 are free and discounted tickets...
ALPINE, WY
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National Stockdog Finals Return to Afton

The Mountain States Stockdog Association (MSSA) National Finals will once again be held in Afton in July. The weeklong competition is the culmination of a year of stockdog trials around both the US and Canada. In the trial, dogs and their handlers will compete by moving livestock through obstacles. Stockdog...
AFTON, WY
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Governor’s RIDE Initiative Comes to Afton

Governor Mark Gordon’s Reimagining and Innovating the Delivery of Education (RIDE) group came to Afton to gather public comment last week. Lincoln County residents had the chance to share their thoughts with the Governor’s RIDE group during two listening sessions. Lachelle Brant, Governor Gordon’s Policy Advisor on Education,...
AFTON, WY
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Freedom Festival Returns to Afton this Weekend

◆ Event takes place June 24-25. The Town of Afton will be hosting its annual Freedom Festival this weekend, starting with the Jr. Rodeo on Friday and ending with a street dance on Saturday. Registration has already closed for the Afton Jr. Rodeo. The youth rodeo will begin at 10:00...
AFTON, WY
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Minor injuries in single vehicle rollover near Alpine

The Wyoming Highway Patrol is again reminding motorists of the importance of buckling up after only minor injuries were sustained in a single vehicle rollover near Alpine on Tuesday. The accident occurred in the afternoon on Highway 89. WHP’s responding officer told SVI News that a Worland, Wyoming woman was...
ALPINE, WY
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Thayne Town Council discusses fire district, subdivisions

Thayne held its monthly town council meeting Thursday, June 16. All five councilmembers were in attendance, including the mayor. Councilman Joe Heward reported that Wyoming Workforce Services had requested space in the town offices to meet with clients a few hours per week. This was aproved by the council. The...
THAYNE, WY
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Arrest made in series of rest area vandalism incidents

A Star Valley Ranch resident has been arrested and charged for the property damage that has occurred on several occasions at the Thayne Rest Stop. Lincoln County Attorney Spencer Allred said Joshua T. Beaudette, 35, was taken into custody on Wednesday, June 22. Beaudette has been charged with two felony counts and one misdemeanor count of property destruction. He has been scheduled for an initial appearance in Circuit Court on June 23.
LINCOLN COUNTY, WY
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Etna shooting investigation continues

◆ Charges not yet filed in “complicated case”. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office has concluded their investigation of a shooting that took place in Etna on April 14. The investigation is now in the hands of the Lincoln County Attorney’s Office who is reviewing the case. The...
LINCOLN COUNTY, WY
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