CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper City Council has approved a comprehensive study aimed at enhancing pedestrian safety and connectivity in the Town of Evansville. The Evansville East Sidewalk and Trail Study was conducted by the Casper Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, or MPO. As the fiscal agent for the MPO, the City of Casper had to […]
CASPER, Wyo. — Despite reservations about adopting electric vehicles, the Casper City Council has formally accepted the findings of the Casper Area Transit Electric Fleet Conversion Study. The study was one of three reports from the Casper Area Metropolitan Planning Organization, or MPO, accepted by the council at this week’s City Council meeting on Sept. […]
CASPER, Wyo. — With the weather hawks eagerly awaiting the first snow of the season, Casper and the larger Natrona County area are bracing for a cocktail of weather conditions, ranging from elevated fire risks to freezing temperatures. The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a freeze watch for lower elevations in western Wyoming […]
CASPER, Wyo. — The Natrona County School District is inviting the community to gaze at the lunar wonders during its “Observe the Moon Night” event at the Casper Planetarium, 904 N. Poplar St., on Saturday, Sept. 23 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. This free, family-friendly event will offer observatory and telescope viewings complemented by entertaining […]
CASPER, Wyo. — At its meeting on Sept. 19, the Casper City Council approved a resolution authorizing the purchase of 10 outer carriers and ballistic plates for the Casper Police Department’s Special Response Team. The gear will be procured from Warrior Kit, Safety and Survival Gear for a total of $47,250, according to a memo […]
CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper City Council has approved the reappointment of Kermit Wille to the City of Casper Investment Advisory Committee following his two-year term. Established in 2020 through Resolution 20-168, the Investment Advisory Committee aids the city in crafting and sustaining investment policies that align with legal requirements and optimize return opportunities. The […]
CASPER, Wyo. — On Tuesday, Sept. 19, the Casper City Council authorized a Professional Services Agreement with Raftelis Financial Consultants Inc. The $52,615 agreement aims to facilitate a Water and Sewer Utility Rate Study for the Casper Public Utilities Division. The city’s Public Services Department, under the Public Utilities Division, generally sets water and sewer […]
CASPER, Wyo. — In a move to bolster the emergency power system at the Metro Animal Facility, the Casper City Council has approved an agreement with Modem Electric Co. for the installation of an emergency generator. The agreement, greenlit during the regular council meeting on Sept. 19, is in the amount of $89,070. Additionally, the […]
CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper City Council approved the appointment of Shelly Zimmerman to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board during its regular meeting Sept. 19. Established in 1994 as the Leisure Services Advisory Board and renamed in 2022, the mission of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board is to foster active participation by a […]
CASPER, Wyo. — As Casper gears up for an unsettled weather spell, the region is set to experience everything from afternoon thunderstorms to potential mountain snow by the week’s end. By Sunday, a shift toward warmer and more seasonal conditions is anticipated. The National Weather Service in Riverton indicates that showers and thunderstorms will develop […]
The Wyoming Public Service Commission will hold a public comment hearing at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 25 regarding Rocky Mountain Power’s request to increase rates.
CASPER, Wyo. — At tonight’s Casper City Council meeting on Sept. 19, a public hearing was approved for the next regular council meeting on Oct. 3 to address the proposed amendments to the city’s camping regulations. The suggested changes primarily focus on camping on private property within city boundaries, a response to the escalating issue […]
Lee Enterprises, owner of the Casper Star-Tribune, is suing Mills and Bar Nunn for intending to stop publishing in print newspapers.
CASPER, Wyo. — At tonight’s Casper City Council meeting, members will deliberate on a proposed resolution to amend the Fiscal Year 2024 Budget, according to a memo prepared for the City Council. If passed, this would authorize substantial changes to the city’s spending plan for the year that runs from July 1, 2023, to June […]
CASPER, Wyo. — Casper College is delving into artificial intelligence’s impact at its Social and Behavioral Sciences Seminar on Wednesday, Sept. 20, named “AI: A Fork in the Road, Navigating Turns in the Tech.” The event, open to the public, will feature A.J. Juliani, bestselling author and faculty at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School […]
The University of Wyoming Extension event on Wednesday, Sept.27, is 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
CASPER, Wyo. — While Wyoming might witness a few showers today, the overall conditions in Casper will be dry and seasonably warm. A cooler and wetter pattern is set to dominate the rest of the week, though, according to the National Weather Service in Riverton. From Wednesday through Friday, anticipate cooler temperatures with showers and […]
Nov. 25, the official start of the Christmas shopping season in downtown Casper, will also mark the first day of outdoor ice skating at David Street Station this winter.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper-Natrona County Health Department is issuing updated booster doses of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID vaccine to eligible individuals at the Casper-Natrona County Health Department drive-thru (located directly across the street from the CNCHD office) on Saturday, Sept. 30 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Per FDA and CDC guidelines, the […]
The indoor trampoline park will serve as anchor to a strip mall with six additional rental units at the corner of Wyoming Boulevard and Centennial Village Drive.
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. — Mike Sedar Park is set to host the third annual Art in the Park Festival on Sept. 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Presented by Art on the Go, attendees can expect a vibrant blend of music, diverse food trucks, engaging activities for kids and an array of skilled artists and […]
CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Public Service Commission is set to hold its third round of public hearings on the proposed Rocky Mountain Power rate increase. Today’s meeting will take place in Riverton but can be attended online through Zoom. Rocky Mountain Power wants to hike prices by nearly 22%, a request that’s primarily driven […]