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County gives Star Valley money for well

Project will provide backup for town’s primary water source

The Town of Star Valley won an award of $26,329 from the Gila County Board of Supervisors this week.

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Tasty triumph in salsa, chili contest

The Payson Rodeo Committee hosted one of its most successful Chili Cook-Offs Sept. 13 in Star Valley.

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Chili Cook-off a success

John Landino with the Payson Rodeo Committee said the Sept. 13 Rodeo Committee Scholarship Chili Cook-Off was a big success thanks to all of the help in putting it on.

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Star Valley town council approves funds for road improvements

The Star Valley Town Council loosened its purse strings Tuesday. It approved $237,720 for road improvements, as the weather allows. Additionally, the council learned the previously approved Sprague Crossing project will cost $16,000 — slightly more than anticipated.

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County signs off on Fox Farm matter

The de-annexation of 760 acres from Star Valley crossed another hurdle this week.

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Star Valley seeks Gila County money

The Star Valley Town Council is making a bid for some of Gila County’s economic development money.

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What do late votes reveal?

Payson council candidates headed for runoff

Payson council candidates Chris Higgins and Bob Lockhart appear headed for a runoff election in November, according to the a count of 2,800 mail-in ballots released Friday afternoon by the Gila County election department.

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Star Valley mayor unopposed; six vie for three council seats

Incumbent Ronnie McDaniel has no challengers for his job as Star Valley mayor, but his council cohorts aren’t as lucky.

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Star Valley makes streets a priority

Street improvements came out on top of Star Valley’s priority list for the coming budget year, which the council adopted on July 15.

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Payson asks Star Valley for land

Public land surrounds planned industrial park

A majority of the Star Valley council on Tuesday night favored letting neighboring Payson annex a portion of Star Valley on which the prospective owners want to build an 80-acre light industrial park.

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Payson industrial park plan awaits Star Valley decision

A majority of the Star Valley Council on Tuesday night favored letting neighboring Payson annex a portion of Star Valley on which the owners want to build an 80-acre light industrial park. However, two Star Valley Council members and several candidates for the Payson Town Council opposed the request, based on either a lack of information or concerns about developing an industrial park in the heart of the popular Granite Dells area.

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Star Valley contemplates list of projects

Deep pockets, big dreams – big target

The financial picture of the Town of Star Valley gets brighter all the time, making it possible for the town staff, mayor and council to entertain big dreams. It also makes the town a big target for funding requests from all over Rim Country.

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Star Valley Council plans park improvements

The work to create the B. Diane McDaniel Community Park cost the Town of Star Valley less than anticipated. The town budgeted $40,000 for the first phase. The work cost only $31,488.

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Star Valley seeks advance approval of Home Rule to continue municipal services

Home Rule is an issue both Payson and Star Valley voters will find on their ballots this fall.

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Star Valley has big surplus

Star Valley’s $5.8 million 2014-15 budget won easy approval from the council on June 2. The budget includes $3.1 million in reserves carried forward from FY 13-14.

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