Star Valley


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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.

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Star Valley Council poised to demolish home on five acres

The five acres Star Valley bought this past fall is set for some improvements.

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SV water report: Good news gusher

Rates low, improvements mount – reserve still huge

Star Valley’s town council had good news from Water Department Superintendent Robert Rippy Tuesday night.

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SV: Money still in the bank

$2.6 million in reserve, workers get bonus

Conservative money management has Star Valley sitting pretty as 2013 closes. The council directed staff to maintain a $2.6 million reserve by the end of the 2013-2014 budget year. Halfway through, the town has a reserve of $3 million.

Star Valley commits to help fund meal delivery program for three more years

The Star Valley Town Council last week pledged to help fund the local delivery of meals to seniors for at least the next three years.

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Star Valley relies on Meals on Wheels Program

When the Senior Center expanded the Meals on Wheels program to Star Valley in 2010, director Joanne Conlin estimated they could easily serve two-dozen residents. Last year, the center delivered a daily meal to 25 Star Valley residents who are either homebound or otherwise unable to cook.

Star Valley council debates future of property

House not worth the scrap, but prime parcel has potential

Do you live in Star Valley? Want to help decide what happens to a prime piece of real estate?

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Controversial board gets new member

The Gila County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to elect Star Valley Attorney and Town Manager Tim Grier to replace resigning board member Scott Flake on the board of the Industrial Development Authority (IDA).

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Star Valley leaders discuss priorities

The Star Valley Town Council this week wrestled with its wish list, with $510,683.16 on hand to make its dreams come true.

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Star Valley protects $2.6 million reserve

Star Valley’s Town Council continues to be conservative and cautious with public money.

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Star Valley moves $7.1 million budget forward

It’s official — the Town of Star Valley has a $7.1 million budget for the 2013-2014 fiscal year, following the council’s unanimous approval at its June 18 meeting.