August 6, 2014
Star Valley council candidates include (top row, left to right) incumbents Paty Henderson, Del Newland and Vern Leis; (bottom row, left to right) challengers Andy McKinney, Bob O'Connor and Jeff Provencher.
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Henderson in top three with challengers McKinney and O'Conner
Star Valley Council Paty Henderson appreared headed to re-election based on early mail-in ballots, but fellow incumbents Del Newland and Vern Leis both appeared headed for defeat.
Star Valley residents, like those in the rest of Rim Country, have received their ballots for the Aug. 26 primary. The number of votes received will determine if a candidate faces a run-off in November’s general election.
Candidates tackle water, sewer questions
The Town of Star Valley was incorporated in a campaign to protect its water from Payson. Its biggest investment since incorporation has been the purchase of the water system from Brooke Utilities.