A Campbell County resident received 150 emergency call during a communication blackout after her phone number was mistakenly released in a list of alternative emergency phone numbers. Campbell County apologized the following day.
CASPER, Wyo. — An 18-year-old California man who nearly lost his life earlier this year attempting the Grand Canyon’s rim-to-rim-to-rim, or R3, hike is ready to return to the challenge, and this time he’s bringing friends. Those friends are his rescuers-turned-mentors, a group that includes Casper resident and former Colorado Rockies pitcher Josh Kalinowski. The […]
by Tennessee Watson, WyoFile The state agency that certifies Wyoming’s law enforcement officers doesn’t have the authority it needs to effectively investigate misconduct violations, the agency’s top official says. The Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission has been repeatedly denied access to officers’ personnel records — including those belonging to controversial former Albany County sheriff’s deputy […]
CASPER, Wyo. — Wondrous Wyoming takes us far out today for a scene set just before sunrise in Sublette County, where Kris Bacheller saw this in the wee morning hours of Tuesday, Sept. 12! Do you have a photo that captures the beauty of Casper, Natrona County or Wyoming? Submit it via Facebook Messenger or […]
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. — Wondrous Wyoming reminds us that fall is right around the corner. In fact, it officially begins Saturday, Sept. 23! Here, Sonya Milburn captured this shot of her animals coming to greet her and of the changing leaves on the trees in the background on Monday, Sept. 11. Do you have a photo […]
CASPER, Wyo. — Last week, the early stages of work began on the construction of a new Nordic Lodge on Casper Mountain. The start of construction was the culmination of a process that began shortly after the previous lodge was condemned in February 2020 and demolished in November that same year. The new lodge, Natrona […]
Lee Enterprises, owner of the Casper Star-Tribune, is suing Mills and Bar Nunn for intending to stop publishing in print newspapers.
CASPER, Wyo. — Members of the Natrona County Board of County Commissioners voiced several reservations when approached by representatives of the Natrona County Public Library seeking funding for a new building. In the board’s work session on Tuesday, library director Lisa Scroggins asked for $3.5 million from the county for a request for qualifications, and […]
Hemp-derived product creates similar, but often more mild, effects as marijuana. Its legality is tenuous, but it’s become a big business in Wyoming.
The University of Wyoming Extension event on Wednesday, Sept.27, is 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
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. — 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 […]
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Hunters are critical to monitoring chronic wasting disease in Wyoming, a fatal disease that affects moose, elk and deer. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is once again asking hunters to provide lymph node samples from their harvested deer, elk and moose this fall to test for CWD. In return for samples, […]
CASPER, Wyo. — Wondrous Wyoming brings us to Alcova, where this rising moon was captured peeking out from the clouds and casting a gorgeous reflection! Do you have a photo that captures the beauty of Casper, Natrona County or Wyoming? Submit it via Facebook Messenger or email to email@example.com and we may share it!
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Casper resident Christopher Willmer was sentenced on Aug. 21 to 48 months’ imprisonment for possession of fentanyl with intent to distribute. U.S. District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson imposed the sentence, which includes three years of supervised release. According to court documents, on Dec. 29, 2022, Laramie County Sheriff’s Office deputies assisted […]
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.
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 Wyoming Division of State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails, in conjunction with various other state agencies, will celebrate National Public Lands Day on Saturday, Sept. 23. As part of the celebration, day-use fees to all Wyoming state parks and historic sites that day will be waived. A primary goal of Public […]
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. — Audubon Rockies will host a pair of listening sessions in Casper on Sept. 28, with the goal of better understanding what people want out of the group, how to improve involvement and how to better incorporate ways people want to connect to wildlife and the outdoors. A family option will be held […]
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 […]
CASPER, Wyo. — The 2023 T-Bird Trek is now in the history books, and the Casper College Alumni Association has released the event results. This year, the trek saw a record number of runners, with 336 participating. “We were so thrilled with the turnout this year. All of these runners helped the Casper College Alumni […]