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Natrona County Commission approves ARPA grant certification, state grant application for new Health Department building

CASPER, Wyo. — Natrona County Commissioners held a special meeting at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9 to vote on two resolutions, one to approve a certification statement for an American Rescue Plan Act Health and Human Services grant, and the other to authorize the submission of a grant request for construction of a new health […]

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WYDOT presents State Transportation Improvement Program to county commissioners

CASPER, Wyo. — District Engineer Mark Ayen presented WYDOT’s State Transportation Improvement Program to the Natrona County Commissioners during their regular work session Tuesday, Aug. 2. The program outlines plans for the department’s projects in Natrona County for the rest of 2022 through 2028. Ayen highlighted that this year, WYDOT wants to complete mill, level […]

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Judge Josh Eames appointed to Casper Re-Entry Center Community Board by Commission

CASPER, Wyo. — The Natrona County Commissioners have appointed Judge Josh Eames to the Casper Re-Entry Center Community Board at their regular meeting Aug. 2, 2022. Eames will fill the board’s unexpired term ending June 30, 2023. The appointment was confirmed as part of the Commission’s consent agenda at the regular meeting. The Casper Re-Entry […]

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Natrona County commissioners resolve to change polling location for District 1 precinct

CASPER, Wyo. — Natrona County’s commissioners approved a proposed change in polling place for the District 1 precinct at their regular meeting Tuesday. With the resolution, District 1 will now use North Casper Elementary School, 1014 Glenarm St., as its polling location. The district’s former polling location was the Roosevelt Community Center. County officials learned recently […]

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Commissioners approve airport construction

CASPER, Wyo. — At their regular meeting Tuesday, Natrona County’s commissioners voted to approve work on the Casper-Natrona County International Airport using a federal grant they received July 15. The federal airport infrastructure grant will allow the county to: Rehabilitate the runway Rehabilitate the runway lighting Install miscellaneous NAVAIDS (short for navigation aids), specifically a […]

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County Commissioners table USA Trucking and RDS Holdings zoning change requests

The Natrona County Board of County Commissioners tabled two zoning change requests at their Tuesday, Feb. 19 Board meeting. The commissioners approved a third request for a Conditional Use Permit. USA Trucking, LLC, represented by Rick Legerski was seeking a zoning change for vacant land north of 5370 Poison Spider Road, according to the Board’s […]

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Carbon capture for coal-fired power plants receives County Commissioners support

The Natrona County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution supporting carbon capture and CO2 utilization projects at coal-fired power generation facilities. The resolution was adopted at the Tuesday, Feb. 5 board meeting. The resolution states that enhanced oil recovery projects using CO2 from the Dave Johnston Power Plant in Glenrock could produce up to 13,700 […]