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Here are the winning entries for our recent LION award (Best Visual Journalism Project)

LION Publishers is a national association of locally independent online news organizations and they recognize some of the finest work in the field every year during their annual awards ceremony. While typically held in-person, the ceremony was celebrated virtually this year due to the pandemic. We are excited to announce that during the event Oil […]

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(WATCH) Former Mustang Logan Wilson nabs first career interception Sunday

CASPER, Wyo — That’s former Natrona County High School Mustang and UW Cowboy and Casper native Logan Wilson wearing number #55 making his first career interception in the NFL as rookie linebacker for the Cincinnati Bengals. Wilson, the 24-year-old Casper native, snagged a tipped pass from Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz at the start of […]

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Local Laramie Cummings Wins NAFCU’s 2020 Professional of the Year Award

CASPER, Wyo. — Laramie Cummings, Marketing and Compliance Manager of Wyo Central Federal Credit Union headquartered in Casper, WY, was chosen as Professional of the Year by the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions (NAFCU). Cummings and other winners in NAFCU’s 2020 Annual Awards Competition will be honored during NAFCU’s Virtual Congressional Caucus, September 14-15. […]

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Tiny COVID concert: Randy Craig!

All this month, Oil City News is rolling out a series of tiny COVID concerts*, one-song sets from local artists who aim to lift our readers’ spirits while also sharing their gifts with the community they love. Today’s tiny COVID concert comes to us from friend of Oil City News and former Casperite Randy Craig. […]

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List of local organizations offering free food and services to families w/ children

CASPER, Wyo. – When schools were closed, many parents wondered how they would keep their kids engaged and learning at home. Families dependent on school lunches or weekend food bags wondered how they would keep their children fed. Thankfully individuals, organizations, and businesses have responded quickly to the growing needs in our comunity. Here is […]

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SNAPPED: “Robot Worm” art car highlights Downtown Halloween celebrations (VIDEO)

An “art car’ created for the Nevada desert’s Burning Man Festival might be the last thing you’d expect to see on a snowy Halloween night in Downtown Casper. But trick-or-treaters on Wolcott Street were delighted by the car’s surprise appearance at the area’s annual Halloween celebration. Creator Keith Gillihan explained that he and co-creator Leland […]