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$350K Midwest School lighting project among Natrona County School District’s proposed projects

CASPER, Wyo. — The Board Infrastructure Planning Committee of the Natrona County School District has released its recommended list of major maintenance projects for the 2023–24 fiscal year. The list, totaling $3,682,000 in proposed expenditures, is the result of collaborative efforts between Project Manager Doug Tunison, the school district’s maintenance staff and personnel from individual […]

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3rd annual Brunch and Breast Health event set to raise awareness in Casper

CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper-Natrona County Health Department is teaming up with other local health organizations for the 3rd Annual Brunch and Breast Health event during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In collaboration with the Wyoming Breast Cancer Initiative, Casper Medical Imaging & Outpatient Radiology, and Wyoming Cancer Resources Region II, the event is aimed at […]

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Natrona County firefighters deploy to Texas in preemptive firefighting strategy

CASPER, Wyo. — Three firefighters from the Natrona County Fire District are heading to Texas for prepositioning duties. Firefighters Chris Weaver and James Harbuz and Fire Capt. Heath Serres will staff the brush truck for this assignment. Prepositioning involves predicting which regions might need extra assistance during potential fire threats. By bringing in resources from […]

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(PHOTOS) NCSD students and Lions Club collaborate to complete Casper Mountain bridge project

CASPER, Wyo. — A remarkable project that showcased creativity, teamwork and technical expertise came to fruition over the summer as a group of Natrona County School District students and staff joined forces with the Casper Mountain Lions Club to design and construct an upper bridge for the Casper Mountain Lee McCune Braille Trail, according to […]

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Library hosts ‘Personal Stories of Imprisonment’ by Sam Mihara

CASPER, Wyo. — Immerse yourself in history as Sam Mihara, a former inmate of the Heart Mountain Wyoming Japanese American internment camps during World War II, takes you on a journey through his compelling personal experiences, according to an event announcement by the Natrona County Library. The presentation, titled “Personal Stories of Imprisonment,” sheds light […]

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Commissioner Laird walks out after Trail Center warming hut agenda addition

CASPER, Wyo. — Tuesday night’s Natrona County Board of Commissioners meeting ended abruptly when Commissioner Dallas Laird walked out, removing the board’s quorum. The decision was made, he later told Oil City News, after he took issue with an addition to the agenda made by his fellow commissioners. The property in question is the skid-mounted […]