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Casper City Council acknowledges Electric Fleet Study; doesn’t plan to convert

CASPER, Wyo. — Despite reservations about adopting electric vehicles, the Casper City Council has formally accepted the findings of the Casper Area Transit Electric Fleet Conversion Study. The study was one of three reports from the Casper Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, or MPO, accepted by the council at this week’s City Council meeting on Sept. […]

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Kermit Wille to serve another term on Casper Investment Advisory Committee

CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper City Council has approved the reappointment of Kermit Wille to the City of Casper Investment Advisory Committee following his two-year term. Established in 2020 through Resolution 20-168, the Investment Advisory Committee aids the city in crafting and sustaining investment policies that align with legal requirements and optimize return opportunities. The […]

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Casper moves forward with water and sewer rate study

CASPER, Wyo. — On Tuesday, Sept. 19, the Casper City Council authorized a Professional Services Agreement with Raftelis Financial Consultants Inc. The $52,615 agreement aims to facilitate a Water and Sewer Utility Rate Study for the Casper Public Utilities Division. The city’s Public Services Department, under the Public Utilities Division, generally sets water and sewer […]

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Unsettled weather grips Casper, from thunderstorms to possible mountain snow

CASPER, Wyo. — As Casper gears up for an unsettled weather spell, the region is set to experience everything from afternoon thunderstorms to potential mountain snow by the week’s end. By Sunday, a shift toward warmer and more seasonal conditions is anticipated. The National Weather Service in Riverton indicates that showers and thunderstorms will develop […]

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Casper City Council looks to set public hearing date for camping ordinance changes

CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper City Council is set to establish a public hearing for Oct. 3 to discuss proposed changes to the city’s camping regulations. The revisions target camping on private property within the city limits, particularly in light of increased homelessness and associated criminal activity, according to a memo prepared for the City […]

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Sagewood Elementary in Casper honored with national blue ribbon award

CASPER, Wyo. — In an announcement that brings pride to Casper, Sagewood Elementary School has been awarded the prestigious 2023 National Blue Ribbon School title by the U.S. Department of Education. This honor spotlights schools known for exemplary academic performance or significant progress in narrowing achievement disparities. Wyoming Stands Out Among the 353 schools nationwide […]

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Wyoming mayors, airport officials respond to Casper mayor’s comments on local airports

CASPER, Wyo. — Reactions have come in following Casper Mayor Bruce Knell’s recent comments on eliminating minimum revenue guarantees and reducing the number of airports in Wyoming. Casper Airport Manager Weighs in Glenn Januska, airport manager of Casper/Natrona County International Airport, commented on past MRG agreements. “We were the only airport in the state that […]