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Teens Nabbed In Star Valley Car Burgs.

July 27, 2011 Lincoln County, State of Wyoming Comments Off
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An 18-year-old Alpine youth was arrested Monday and formally charged yesterday in connection with burglaries from thirteen vehicles in the Star Valley Ranch area.  According to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s office, Nathaniel Shockey and two accomplices were … Continue Reading

Fire Danger Declared Moderate

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Teton Interagency Fire managers yesterday raised the fire danger rating to moderate. Along with a moderate fire danger, fires in open-cured grassland will burn briskly and spread rapidly on windy days while forest fires can spread slowly to moderately fast. Even though most areas still appear green, says Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernicek, unattended or … Continue Reading

Unemployment Plummets Here

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Another slight decline in Wyoming’s unemployment rate has been reported during June by the state’s Department of Workforce Services, but the jobless rate in Teton County took a more precipitous tumble with the onset of the summer tourist season.  According to the monthly report, … Continue Reading

Electric Rate Structure Studied

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As electricity rates from Lower Valley Energy’s power wholesaler, Bonneville Power Authority are poised to increase later this year, the local cooperative’s board of directors has been examining the model used to determine the billing structure for its members.  LVE Spokesman Brian Tanabe says the system adopted by Bonneville charges … Continue Reading

Snake River Claims First Life of the Season

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A 77-year-old Cedar Rapids, Iowa man has died after the raft he was in spilled him into the Snake River about a half mile above Sheep Gulch in Lincoln County.  Lieutenant John Stezenbach of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s office says the man was on a professionally guided float trip from … Continue Reading

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