Star Valley


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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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Star Valley now has a park of its own

The Star Valley Town Council and its staff, plus some volunteers, put on a great party May 14 to dedicate the B. Diane McDaniel Community Park.

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Star Valley moves quickly to build park

Work on the newly approved Star Valley Park was underway the day after the town council approved the plan.

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Star Valley set to build park

Visions of picnics, park benches and horseshoe pits had the Star Valley Town Council bubbling with excitement Tues­day as it approved spending $40,000 to build its first public park.

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Star Valley ponders road, park projects

Government meetings are not that exciting most of the time — at least not in a good way. Things might heat up if controversial hits the agenda, but that isn’t the “good” kind of excitement.

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Drill for disaster

Firefighters brave the smoky darkness

Smoke filled the old home quickly, pouring out from cracked window seals, rusty air conditioner units and a hole in the roof where a downed tree lay.

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5K through streets of Star Valley

PHS club hopes to color runners crazy

Star Valley’s town council will sponsor the April 26 5K fund-raiser planned by the Payson High School Adventure Club.

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Star Valley finances remain healthy

A mid-year checkup shows Star Valley’s finances are in good health. The town has almost $3 million in cash and savings halfway through the 2013-14 fiscal year.

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Crews snuff out ash fire as region dries

Three days after burning down to embers in a stove, ashes remained hot enough to start a brush fire in Star Valley on Saturday.