Category: Business Features

Bank of Alpine Excited to Host Business After Hours

By Richelle Primm, SVI Media Bank of Alpine will host SV Chamber Business After Hours May 30 from 5-7 p.m. Bank of Alpine representative and SVP, Commercial Lender, Scott Thomas, has invited several organizations to this event in hopes to unify the upper and lower valleys. “My hope is to bridge both social and economic […]

Fairfield Inn & Suites, Why Do Guests Love it Here?

By Richelle Primm, SVI Media Although Fairfield Inn & Suites in Afton is classified as a two-star hotel, its’ guests give it 4.5 stars. Within the first year of Fairfield Inn opening in Star Valley, it won the Platinum Award, where the hotel was within the top five percent of Fairfield Inns for customer service. […]

Sterling Urgent Care Provides Affordable Healthcare

By Richelle Primm, SVI Media Sterling Urgent Care provides healthcare at an affordable rate for all, health insured or not. Austin Rasmussen, Physician Assistant, said Sterling Urgent Care provides an affordable membership plan for those who find they are in need of a more budget friendly healthcare option. “People who are not insured can still […]

J.R. Simplot Smoky Canyon Mine, A Committed Company

By Richelle Primm, SVI Media “Our employees are our greatest asset,” Justin Kaiser, Human Resources Manager of Simplot’s Smoky Canyon Mine said. Smoky Canyon Mine currently provides 230 jobs and the large majority of those employees come from Star Valley, Kaiser said. “My favorite part about my job is getting to know all the employees […]

Lincoln Self Reliance–An NPO True to Its’ Mission

By Richelle Primm, SVI Media Since Lincoln Self Reliance embarked on its’ journey in 2000, it has increased its’ clientele to over 70 people and its’ annual budget by eight times. Lincoln Self Reliance (LSR) is a private not-for-profit organization which provides services to individuals with disabilities in order to provide them more opportunities and […]

First Bank, Investing in You

By Richelle Primm, SVI Media Investment shows promise of the one investing and the one in whom being invested. First Bank of Alpine invests in the people of its’ community, Star Valley.   According to First Bank of Alpine’s website, First Bank is deeply committed to the success of the areas where they conduct business, […]

Architecture assistance for historic properties available through the Wyoming Business Council

Owners of historical, commercial buildings located in traditional downtown districts are invited to submit a pre-application to determine eligibility for the Historic Architecture Assistance Fund by Feb. 1. The final application is due March 15. If awarded, an architect will be assigned to work with the applicant. Typical projects include a building assessment, structural analysis, […]

Flying Saddle Resort, the Perfect Location

By Richelle Primm, SVI Media Flying Saddle Resort first opened for business in 1949. Since then, it has come to be known as the perfect location at the north end of Star Valley. Flying Saddle Resort Manager, David Miller, said, “Flying Saddle has developed a reputation of providing a great place to stay close to […]

Lower Valley Energy

By Richelle Primm, SVI Media Gas was first used for lighting in 1859, giving light to just a few homes. Twenty years later, electricity was invented, expanding the use of light in many homes. Today, Lower Valley Energy gives light and warmth to 28 thousand families in Wyoming. Warren Jones, Distribution Engineer of Lower Valley […]

Silver Star Communications–A Family Company

By Richelle Primm, SVI Media Silver Star Communications covers a regional area in western Wyoming and eastern Idaho, but they thoroughly enjoy the local business they provide to the people in Star Valley, where Silver Star began. “Being local is an anchor to our brand,” Eric Gewiss, director of Marketing and Public Relations for Silver […]