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 […]
CASPER, Wyo. — Natrona County residents and visitors are reminded that the 2nd Annual Emergency Response Expo will take place tomorrow — Saturday, Sept. 9 — from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Eastridge Mall’s south parking lot, located at 601 SE Wyoming Blvd., according to a news release by Natrona County Emergency Management. […]
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 […]
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 […]
CASPER, Wyo. — On Tuesday, the Natrona County Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously to put the skid-mounted warming hut previously located at the site of the former and future Nordic Lodge up for auction. With the hut already moved from its previous resting ground, work can begin in earnest on the new lodge. The […]
CASPER, Wyo. — Though Hell’s Half Acre has been closed to the public since roughly 2005, the landmark to the west of Casper may soon be reopened. The Natrona County Parks Department and Visit Casper are seeking grants that would enable the land to be used publicly. Encompassing roughly 320 acres, Hell’s Half Acre is […]
CASPER, Wyo. — On Sept. 11 from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Natrona County Fire-EMS Departments and Law Enforcement Agencies will come together to host a 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at the Ford Wyoming Center. This commemorative event, open to the public, aims to honor the memory of the 343 courageous heroes who lost […]
Gillette Mustangs owner Steve Titus announced Aug. 30 that he is selling the team, which plays at CAM-PLEX.
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 […]
CASPER, Wyo. — With September just a couple of days away, so is National Preparedness Month, a nationwide observance dedicated to raising awareness about the critical importance of being ready for disasters and emergencies that can strike at any moment. The Ready Campaign’s 2023 National Preparedness Month theme is “Take Control in 1, 2, 3.” […]
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 […]
CASPER, Wyo. — The Board of Health of the Casper-Natrona County Health Department is currently deliberating the adoption of a new local food safety rule that will complement the existing Wyoming Food Safety Rule enforced statewide, according to a public hearing notice by the Casper-Natrona County Health Department. This proposed rule aims to combine the […]
CASPER, Wyo. — The Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale is set to return Sept. 14–16, offering a range of books at discounted prices. Attendance will be by appointment only throughout the event, according to an event announcement on the Natrona County Library website. On Sept. 14, there will be an early bird sale, […]
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 […]
CASPER, Wyo. — The first day of school for Natrona County School District students is Aug. 28. As the summer draws to a close, students, staff and school families across the county are excitedly preparing for the start of a new school year. As the community prepares to send its children back to school, safety […]
The EPA must reconsider its disapproval of Wyoming’s plan regarding emissions from the Wyodak power plant, and this time it must give Wyoming’s plan the consideration it deserves under the law, the U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit ruled Aug. 15.
CASPER, Wyo. — Members of the Casper-Alcova Irrigation District are asking a Natrona County judge to halt approval of the district’s latest budget. Water users have accused the board of non-transparency and spotty record-keeping in recent months, which they say has limited their ability to weigh in on how the budget was built. The members […]
CASPER, Wyo. — The Natrona County Board of County Commissioners’ meeting ended in a bizarre fashion Tuesday night, when a commissioner walked out in the middle of a public hearing, leaving the board without a quorum. Commissioner Dallas Laird, who earlier in the meeting had refused to vote to approve or reject the consent agenda, […]
The City of Mills fire restrictions follow action by the Natrona County commissioners that implemented Stage One Fire Restrictions effective Aug. 1 until further notice.
Three Evansville first responders are heading to Colorado to help in containing a wildfire in San Juan National Forest.
A 75-year-old man died at about 2:30 p.m. Aug. 5 after he was hit by a vehicle on Interstate 90 near milepost 127 in Gillette, law enforcement reported today.
One man was taken to Campbell County Hospital after the vehicle he and three other men were in rolled over on the afternoon of Aug. 3, a Wyoming Highway Patrol official said.
This is not a fire ban, just a stage one fire restrictions.