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Wyoming Game and Fish offers educational opportunities with new initiative

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming Game and Fish Department Director Brian Nesvik, Superintendent of Public Instruction Megan Degenfelder and Governor Mark Gordon joined forces last week to announce a collaborative initiative to expand conservation education opportunities for Wyoming’s youth under Game and Fish’s Inspire a Kid campaign.  “Wyoming’s conservation heritage is a through-line that goes back […]

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1 dead in Crook County wreck

HULETT, Wyo. — One person is dead following a wreck near Hulett on Wednesday in which his vehicle flipped over multiple times. David Thibault, 41, was driving his Nissan Frontier pickup truck northbound on US 14 at milepost 118.5, attempting to negotiate a sharp right-hand turn at around midnight. He drove off the road to […]

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Natrona County Commissioners hesitant on library’s funding request for new facility

CASPER, Wyo. — Members of the Natrona County Board of County Commissioners voiced several reservations when approached by representatives of the Natrona County Public Library seeking funding for a new building. In the board’s work session on Tuesday, library director Lisa Scroggins asked for $3.5 million from the county for a request for qualifications, and […]

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Natrona County experiencing 911 communications problems

CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper Public Safety Communications Center is currently experiencing issues with the 911 phone line. Dispatchers can hear the callers, but callers cannot hear dispatchers. People are asked to use non-emergency phone numbers while personnel are working to fix the issue. Alternative phone numbers for CPSCC are 307-235-8278 and 307-235-8279. This is […]

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Inaugural Casper Heritage Harvest Festival to feature Halloween traditions of old

CASPER, Wyo. — Come October, people will be able to get into the Halloween spirit with several local spooky offerings while learning about many bygone traditions of the witching season, thanks to the inaugural Casper Heritage Harvest Festival. Scheduled for Oct. 25–31, the festival is a partnership between Theater of the Poor, The Casper Ghostbuster […]

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Casper man sentenced in fentanyl case

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Casper resident Christopher Willmer was sentenced on Aug. 21 to 48 months’ imprisonment for possession of fentanyl with intent to distribute. U.S. District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson imposed the sentence, which includes three years of supervised release. According to court documents, on Dec. 29, 2022, Laramie County Sheriff’s Office deputies assisted […]