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 […]
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 […]
CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper City Council is set to discuss potential amendments to the Casper Municipal Code tonight at 6 p.m. The topic of interest? Updates to Section 10.52.030, which deals with DUI offenses, according to a memo prepared for the council. This section, which hasn’t been revised since 2002, focuses on driving or […]
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 […]
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 […]
CASPER, Wyo. — The College National Final Rodeo, or CNFR, witnessed a historic attendance this year at the Ford Wyoming Center, with the Saturday session selling out for the first time. According to Sarah Neely of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association, over 29,000 tickets were distributed. “We were thrilled to see the Ford Wyoming Center […]
CASPER, Wyo. — Exterior renovation and preservation efforts are underway at the old Pacific Fruit & Produce Company building on West Midwest Avenue in Casper’s historic Old Yellowstone District. Scaffolding surrounds nearly the entire exterior of the building that is next door to a restored warehouse complex that now houses Racca’s Pizzeria Napoletana, ART 321 […]
CASPER, Wyo. — Wondrous Wyoming sees us here in Casper, where Peggy Clamp captured this gorgeous sunrise on Saturday, Sept. 2! Do you have a photo that captures the beauty of Casper, Natrona County or Wyoming? Submit it via Facebook Messenger or email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we may share it!
CASPER, Wyo. — A cape seal project along two major arterial streets and one industrial road was completed in late August, adding a structural layer of durability to the asphalt and increasing the life span of these important roadways. 12th Street from McKinley to Wyoming Boulevard, 2nd Street from Wyoming Boulevard to Hat Six Road […]
Natrona County prices have fallen 5 cents to $3.58 per gallon.
Details about the incident and the identity of the airmen have not yet been provided.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Natrona County High School Mustangs handily kept possession of the Oil Bowl trophy after routing crosstown rival Kelly Walsh High School 37–0 on Friday night at Cheney Alumni Field. NCHS was on the board early in the first quarter and never looked back. The game was delayed temporarily after a tense […]
CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper Area Transit staff shortage has led to temporary service changes on Monday, Tuesday and Friday. Casper Area Transit, operated by the City of Casper, will shorten service on the “Red Route” on Monday, Sept. 18; Tuesday, Sept. 19; and Friday, Sept. 22. The daily schedule is as follows: According to Transit […]
CASPER, Wyo. — While the Casper Family Aquatic Center is closed for maintenance, the city is partnering with the Best Western Downtown Casper Hotel to host fall swimming lessons and Aqua Exercise classes. The Best Western Downtown Casper Hotel, located at 123 West E St., will host CFAC instructors and participants for three eight-class swimming […]
CASPER, Wyo. — In a recent interview with Wyoming News Now, Casper Mayor Bruce Knell expressed strong opposition to providing tax dollars to billion-dollar airline SkyWest and aired concerns about the oversaturation of airports in Wyoming. Recent Interview Mayor Knell believes a restructuring is necessary, with only an international airport in Casper and another in […]
CASPER, Wyo. — Between 2010 and 2021, the aging population in Wyoming, which includes those ages 65 and over, increased 47% while the state’s total population grew just 2%, according to the 2023 Wyoming Healthy Aging Data Report. Published on Aug. 25, the report includes 23 county profiles, each with 130 healthy aging indicators and […]
CASPER, Wyo. — The David Street Station Splash Pad will be closing for the season this Sunday, Sept. 17 at 10 p.m. It will reopen in late May or early June next year depending on the weather, according to David Street Station Director of Events & Marketing Brooke Montgomery. Thankfully the weather this weekend is […]
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — An unexpected visitor stopped by Cheyenne the weekend of Sept. 9. A resident called to report a bear near Clear Creek Park. Its paw appeared to be hurt but it managed to climb up into a tree, according to a Facebook post by the Cheyenne Police Department. Officers worked with the Wyoming […]
CASPER, Wyo. — Wondrous Wyoming is usually a photo of our beautiful state, but Wyoming is wild, too. This video, shared by Gary Crosby, shows a bear that recently climbed onto his Casper Mountain home deck, about 12 feet off the ground. It jumped up on the railing, another 3 feet, and then reached out […]
CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper Mural Project is celebrating Casper’s thriving mural collection with a free tour and gathering this Friday, Sept. 15. The Casper Mural Crawl is set to kick off at 5:30 p.m. and will stop at a number of murals around the city center, with members of the project’s board on hand […]
The rezoning effort involves converting specific residential and mixed-use lots within the original Mills Townsite to an established business district. The ordinance also changes four lots from established residential to public lands institutions zones.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper City Council has directed staff to draft a resolution in support of several legislative resolutions proposed by the Wyoming Association of Municipalities. The 2024 WAM legislative agenda, distilled from this year’s summer convention, includes seven points, covering a spectrum of public concerns ranging from infrastructure subsidies to a comprehensive records […]
CASPER, Wyo. — The Fort Caspar Museum Association will look at the history of an infamous local train wreck when it hosts its Fall Lunch and Learn program in the coming weeks, as local historian and author Con Trumbull will discuss the Cole Creek train crash that occurred just east of Casper 100 years ago. […]