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(PHOTOS) High-altitude balloon launched at Casper College for upcoming eclipse study

CASPER, Wyo. — Excitement and anticipation reverberated through a small crowd on Friday morning as a high-altitude balloon was carefully inflated and slowly raised after hours of painstaking preparation. Lightweight boxes of cargo containing high-definition cameras and other scientific equipment were tethered to the balloon as Casper’s familiar stiff breezes kicked up just at the […]

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Casper filmmaker Stengel nabs second regional Emmy over weekend

CASPER, Wyo. — Casper-area video producer and documentary filmmaker Anthony Stengel picked up his second-ever Emmy statue over the weekend. Stengel won for his short documentary “Fire Spinner,” which profiled fire spinning artist Miranda Bressler and aired on Wyoming PBS. It’s Stengel’s second Heartland Regional Emmy after first winning in 2021 for the film “Dying […]

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(PHOTOS) Hare Apparent: Rabbit showmanship competition brings out Casper’s best bunnies

CASPER, Wyo. — Thoughts of bunnies might bring on the warm and fuzzy feelings, but moods behind the scenes of the 4-H/FFA rabbit showmanship competition at the Central Wyoming Fair on Wednesday morning were another matter. Expressions were somber, focused and even tense as competitors grilled one another on countless factoids on all things rabbits. […]

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Barrasso, Albertsons CEO visit Casper stores amid Kroger merger concerns

CASPER, Wyo. — Sen. John Barrasso met with President and CEO of Albertsons Vivek Sankaran on Tuesday at both Casper Albertsons locations to meet with local employees and managers months after a proposed merger between Albertsons and Kroger was announced. Sankaran and Albertsons representatives declined to meet with reporters during and after the tours, and […]