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Obituaries: Porter, Davison

Lyle Judson Porter (Casper) passed away on May 25, 2018 at his home in Primrose Retirement Center. He was born in Albion, NE, the son of Donavan & Grace (Wilson) Porter on July 15, 1925. After graduation from Albion High School, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy to serve his country in the South Pacific […]

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Events Roundup for Memorial Day, May 28

Memorial Day Ceremonies at Oregon Trail State Veterans Cemetery  The cemetery is open to all this morning, with a service starting at 11:00. Rep. Liz Cheney will be in attendance. 10th Annual Canyon to Curve Fun Run/Walk at the Casper Boat Club in Alcova 10th Annual Canyon to Curve Fun Run/Walk Join us Monday, May […]

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Obituaries: Moore, Pulanco

Michael Oscar “Mike” Moore, 61, flew to Heaven Wednesday, May 23, 2018. He was born in Casper Wyoming February 11, 1957. He married Paulette Taylor February 18, 1993. Mike spent most of his middle elementary through later high school years in California. He moved back to Casper his senior year, graduated early from Natrona County […]

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Memorial Weekend Car Show Roars in OYD (Photo Gallery)

The annual Cruzin with the Oldies Memorial Weekend car show turned the Old Yellowstone District into a car lover’s dream. The array of motorized metal was vast, ranging from custom hot rods to meticulously restored muscle cars to a rusty “survivor” 1948 Cadillac recently rescued from a barn in Cheyenne. The car show continues today […]

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Baseball Returns to Casper (Photo Gallery)

The Casper Horseheads played their first-ever home game against the Western Nebraska Pioneers on Friday, May 25, at Mike Lansing Field. The new Expedition League was announced 8-months ago and has become a reality, bringing Mike Lansing Field back to life. The Expedition League is a new collegiate league with 7 teams in 4 regional […]

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Food Truck Schedule for Weekend of May 25-28

Oil City is providing a daily schedule of food truck times and locations around the city. If you’re an operator who’d like to be featured in our schedule, please email with your information.  Ma Der Ma Kin Food Trailer: n/a Smoked N’ Tender BBQ: Friday at Fremont VW 6001 E. 2nd St. until 6:00 […]

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SNAPPED-Turkey Time in Central Casper

A lone wild turkey calmly walked through a central Casper neighborhood foraging for food on Friday, May 25. The turkey wandered into an alley off 5th street near Wolcott before ducking into a backyard. Downtown turkeys have been a thing in Casper over the past several years. The Casper Star-Tribune profiled local feathered hero Thomas […]

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Plan aims to protect largest grizzly population in lower 48

May 24, 2018 BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. wildlife officials have released a recovery plan for an estimated 1,000 grizzly bears in Montana — the largest grizzly population in the lower 48 — as they lay the groundwork to potentially lift protections for the animals. The habitat plan released Thursday includes limits on motorized travel, […]

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Obituaries: Miller, Turner

Susan “Sam” Anne Miller (nee Milligan) passed away Saturday, May 19, 2018 at her home in Casper. She was born in Green Bay, Wisconsin on May 5, 1955 to Thomas Leo and Wanda Lea (Rogers) Milligan. Sam lived in Green Bay for 8 years, spent 10 formative years being raised in Casper, was educated in […]

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Events Roundup for Friday, May 25

Casper Horseheads Baseball at Mike Lansing Field: Opening Night! Join us for our first-ever game as we host our division rival Western Nebraska Pioneers! Starting at 6:30. Cruzin’ with the Oldies Memorial Weekend Car Show Proceeds from the Memorial Weekend Car Show are used to support veteran scholarships and various local charities. Last year the […]

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Events Roundup for Thursday, May 24

PJ Masks LIVE!: A Time to Be a Hero PJ Masks Live! Time To Be A Hero Thursday, May 24 at 6:00 pm at the Casper Events Center On Sale Friday, March 23 at 11:30 am Children under 1 year old do not require a ticket to sit on a parent’s lap. PJ MASKS LIVE: […]

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Obituaries: Wilson, Jones

Clarence “Papa” V. Wilson April 16, 1943 – May 5, 2018 Clarence was born April 16, 1943 in Atchison, KS to Jessie and Oscar Wilson. Growing up he worked doing numerous odd and end jobs. Living in Atchison his entire childhood. Clarence met the love of his life Nancy S. Searcy in 1967 in Atchison. […]

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SNAPPED- Bar Nunn Students Takeover NC Track

Tuesday was “Track Day” for Bar Nunn Elementary School students at the Natrona County High School track. Students competed in track and field events, as well as various games during the afternoon before being bussed back to Bar Nunn. Track days are a traditional sign of the coming end of the school year.  

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Obituaries: Vayo, Tice

Ellen (Dawson) Vayo was born in Seattle, Washington, to Edgar Francis and Mabel Ellen (Korman) Dawson and passed away on May 17, 2018. Ellen was the wife of Frank Paul Vayo and mother of three children: Diana Lynn (Steve) Holcomb of Lander, Wyoming; Christopher Fitzgerald (Dorothy) of Casper, Wyoming; and Jennifer Ann (Mike) Golden of […]

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Events Roundup for Wednesday, May 23

Windy City Wednesday Food Truck Festival  Windy City Wednesday Food Truck Festival is every Wednesday thru September Rain or shine, the Windy City Wednesday Food Truck Festival is from 4 – 8 in the parking lot of Sunrise Shopping Center, (4000 S. Poplar) Food and Non Food vendors welcome. All food vendors must be Wyoming […]

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M-44 cyanide bombs killed 164 Wyoming coyotes in 2017

May 22, 2018 by Angus M. Thuermer Jr., WyoFile  The U.S. Department of Agriculture in an annual report released last month lists 164 coyotes killed in Wyoming with M-44 “cyanide bombs” in 2017. Including the number killed by the baited, poison devices, the federal program dispatched 4,503 coyotes in the state, the report shows. The […]

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Blackhawk helicopters roar over Casper yesterday (VIDEO)

Casper residents were treated to the roar and spectacle of 19 UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters flying over town yesterday afternoon. According to Casper/Natrona County International Airport director Glenn Januska, the airport received a call from Camp Guernsey requesting permission to land the helicopters at the airport to avoid damage from strong hail storms moving into the […]

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Casper Man Arrested for Drug Possession and Child Endangerment

Casper Police arrested a man after he was found in possession of methamphetamine and marijuana while in the presence of four juveniles on Sunday morning. Police arrived at a S. McKinley apartment after being called for support by a State of Wyoming Probation and Parole officer. According to the police report, the probation officer found […]

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Obituaries: Ford, Klodt

Randy A. Ford passed away at home May 16th. A private family service will be held at a later date. Bustards Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements. Erin Renee Klodt entered this world August 16, 1982 in Wheatland, Wyoming to Donna (Johnson) and Herb Klodt. Erin joined her big sister Autumn and she adored […]