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. — 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 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, […]
CASPER, Wyo. — The Natrona County Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday unanimously voted to name local architect Tim Schenk the owner’s representative on the ongoing project to build a new facility for the Natrona County Health Department. As an owner’s rep, Schenk — the lone applicant for the role — will serve as a […]
CASPER, Wyo. — On Tuesday, representatives from the Youth Crisis Center, which provides support and aid to area children and teens, spoke to the Natrona County Board of County Commissioners, seeking additional funding in Fiscal Year 2023–24. The center, which assists children and teens from birth to age 17, is divided into two programs: a […]
The open liquor license became available when the state legislature created a special form of license for airports in 2022, freeing up the license that had been held by the Casper-Natrona County International Airport.
Unemployment has fallen throughout Casper, according to a new economic report by the Department of Administration and Information.
While the high school basketball state championships hosted in Casper are big deals for the athletes competing, they’re also big deals for local business owners.
CASPER, Wyo. — Law enforcement agencies are continuing their search for a missing man in the area of Edness Kimball Wilkins State Park today, and they ask the public to avoid the area so as to not interfere with the search. Search and Rescue operations began Thursday after Natrona County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to […]
MILLS, Wyo. — After aiding homeless teenagers for several years with a shelter in Casper, the Unaccompanied Student Initiative broke ground today. Dec. 29 at the site of a new, bigger shelter in Mills. “We’re a program that houses teens aged 16–20,” said Casper program coordinator Kory Dedic. “Our main focus is getting them into […]
CASPER, Wyo. — With several roads at the Casper-Natrona County Airport in need of repaving and repairs, the airport has begun the process of determining which are most in need of work. “We’ve got primary roads and then secondary roads that don’t have as much activity,” airport director Glenn Januska explained. “The primary ones are […]
CASPER, Wyo. — Two new subdivisions will be coming to Natrona County after a pair of unanimous votes at Tuesday’s Natrona County Board of Commissioners meeting. Clear Canyon subdivision is adjacent to the north side of Circle Drive. It is roughly half a mile from where Casper Mountain Road turns into Circle Drive. The applicant, […]
CASPER, Wyo. — Tricia Provence has always had a liking for skeletons, ghosts and all things spooky. For her, Halloween has long been a time to go all out in decorating. However, this year she isn’t just decorating her home and yard — she’s making many of the decorations herself. She found out about the […]
CASPER, Wyo. — The smell of barbecue and sound of rock music filled the air Saturday afternoon as hundreds of people turned out for the annual Smoke & Soul Fest barbecue competition benefiting the Brain Injury Advocates of Wyoming. “The turnout is amazing,” executive director Brandy Teague said. “We had double or triple the number […]
CASPER, Wyo. — Fall is well and truly here, and there’s no better sign of that than the temperatures that are continuing to steadily decline throughout the area. Today’s high temperature is 64, with highs in the days to come ranging from the high 60s to low 70s. Meanwhile, the low temperatures range from the […]
CASPER, Wyo. — Here’s a look at the high school football scores for this Friday night (unless otherwise noted) all across Wyoming. Local schools (in Natrona County) are in bold. Only varsity-on-varsity games involving Wyoming schools are listed below. Class 4A Cheyenne East 28, Cheyenne Central 17 Natrona 41, Campbell County 6 Rock Springs 48, Cheyenne South 7 […]
CASPER, Wyo. — For roughly a year, the Casper-Natrona County International Airport has been operating with just one round-trip flight per day. However, starting in November, the airport will add an additional flight to its operations. On Tuesday, the Natrona County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to add the additional flight, and board chairman Paul […]
CASPER, Wyo. — The Natrona Collective Health Trust announced today that it will award $1.86 million to 13 area nonprofit organizations whose goal it is to help area children in a variety of ways. The organizations that received the most funding are the Habitat for Humanity, the Science Zone, the Unaccompanied Student Initiative, Wyoming Child […]
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 […]
CASPER, Wyo. — Due to “extreme” understaffing, public defenders in Natrona County will no longer be appointed to misdemeanor cases. The change will take effect on June 1. Public defenders will still be appointed to felony cases, and the Natrona County Judges could begin to appoint attorneys to misdemeanor cases on a rotation basis. This […]
Natrona County Sheriff’s Office officials say that they are investigating “exposure” as the possible cause of death for a man found at Casper Mountain’s Rotary Park on Saturday. NCSO personnel responded to a call of a suspicious vehicle at Rotary Park, at approximately 10:30 am, March 23, 2019. The reported vehicle was found by law […]
Andrew Steplock, age 27, made his initial appearance in Natrona County Circuit Court where he heard the charges against him. He was also given a $1 million cash-only bond. Steplock faces charges of Felony Murder, Murder in the 2nd Degree, Aggravated Burglary, and Possession of a Firearm with Unlawful Purpose. He is accused of fatally […]
The Wyoming Department of Education announced Tuesday that high school graduation rates increased to 81.7 percent in 2017-18, which marked the fifth consecutive year of improvement from the class of 2013’s 77.6 percent graduation rate.