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UPDATE: Gordon, Barrasso, Craig Johnson and more to guest Science Zone’s virtual fundraiser June 4

UPDATE: The Science Zone Announced today on Facebook special guests joining the event by video: Sen. John Barrasso, Governor Mark Gordon, author Craig Johnson, Lee Stein of Spiral Health, and Dr. Dean Ornish, author and physician). CASPER, Wyo — The Science Zone in Casper began posting live, home-friendly science experiments within the first week of […]

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“A good show”: The Science Zone’s June 4th fundraiser to feature explosions, drone footage

CASPER, Wyo — The Science Zone in Casper began posting live, home-friendly science experiments within the first week of public school closures in mid-March, 2020 to keep science literacy and citizenship alive among students and families. On Thursday, June 4 , The Science Zone’s “Virtual Science Variety Show,” will feature “Things you should definitely not […]

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Nominations for RISE Award open to honor schools’ classified employees

CASPER, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon and the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) have opened the nomination period for the Wyoming Recognizing Inspirational School Employees (RISE) Award, according to release from the governor’s office. This new award was passed by Congress in 2019 and is overseen by the U.S. Department of Education (USED), honors classified school employees […]

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Dean Morgan 8th-grader’s Western novel to be published

CASPER, Wyo —  Dean Morgan Junior High student Hunter will head into summer with two tremendous accomplishments: 8th-grade graduate and published author, according to a release from the Natrona County School District (NCSD). Hunter spoke with NCSD educators about his process, influences, and success in the release. Hunter’s novel is a Western entitled, “Brooks Battle.”  […]

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Food for Thought’s Drive-Thru Marketplace connects vendors and customers

CASPER, Wyo — Vendors and customers eager to connect after Wyoming Food for Thought’s Winter Market closures due to COVID-19 can do so now through the non-profit’s new Online Marketplace and Drive-Thru Operation. According to Cassandra Baker, Food for Thought’s associate director, 16 vendors are selling as many as 80 products through the operation. These […]

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Laramie Boomerang discontinuing Tuesday edition, will publish 5 days per week

CASPER, Wyo — The Laramie Boomerang will be dropping its Tuesday edition, according to a release from the publication’s marketing consultant, Anthony Creamer. The new change will mean the paper, which has been published since 1881, will produce physical newspaper editions Wednesday through Sunday. Its sister paper, the Cheyenne Tribune-Eagle, recently dropped its Tuesday edition […]

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AARP warns of increased fraud risk on mobile payment apps during pandemic

CASPER, Wyo — The AARP wants consumers using increasingly-popular peer-to-peer (P2P) payment apps on mobile devices to be conscious of possible security risks and the difficulty of recovering money sent in error. With current stay-at-home orders and social distancing mandates during the coronavirus pandemic, more people are turning to online payments for delivery of groceries, […]