Month: September 2018

Jim Allred – The Technology Pioneer

By Richelle Primm, SVI Media  The 1980s was historically known for its pop culture explosion of sitcoms, talk shows and movies. However, it wasn’t until 1988 Star Valley discovered these programs when Jim Allred, owner of Allred Radio, brought the first Wyoming television coverage to the valley.  Along with pioneering the first Wyoming TV signal […]

Heidi Roberts

Heidi has been a Mortgage Loan Officer for over 25 years and has been blessed to continue her career in Star Valley. For the last 5 ½ years she has managed a satellite office for Eagle Home Mortgage which relocated from Alpine to Thayne in January 2017. She fell in love with Star Valley while […]

Sue Griffin

Sue Griffin has been employed by First Bank in Alpine since 2005. She has been in the real estate lending area most of that time. Sue has been involved in youth recreation programs, scouting programs with the BSA, extra curricular school programs and youth camps, as well as creating and organizing some these programs.  She […]

Chamber of Commerce’s Mission, Vision, Values, and Goals

Mission: Strengthen business; build tourism; and enhance the quality of life unique to Star Valley. Vision: A vibrant Star Valley economy driven by prosperous and sustainable business. Core Values: Prosperity, Education, Community, Integrity, Innovation, Collaboration/Communication, Impact Goals: Hold monthly training sessions/classes that address membership topics of interest; Establish mobile friendly, regularly updated website that draws […]

Eric Gewiss

Eric Gewiss arrived in Star Valley by way of the Pacific Northwest in 2014 as Silver Star’s Director of Marketing & Public Relations. A graduate of Oregon State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Marketing, Eric has over 25 years of marketing experience in several industries including high-tech, mobile communications, commercial […]

Eli Lainhart

Eli is a Star Valley native and is currently the Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Support Services at Star Valley Medical Center (SVMC). He has been with the hospital since 2010. SVMC has been named a top 100 Critical Access Hospital 7 times during those 8 years. His tenure includes overseeing the 2013 […]

Sarah Hale

Sarah has worked as a journalist for nearly 20 years. Her experience in the news media world includes working as a court reporter, social editor, education reporter, features editor, general news reporter, managing editor and news director. As part of the SVI Media Team, Sarah focuses her efforts on business writing and feature stories.   […]