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CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper visitors bureau is looking to join Wyoming tourism’s big leagues with a 1 percentage point hike in the lodging tax.
CASPER, Wyo. — The city of Casper will close part of the Hogadon Ski Area lodge after a local engineering firm declared the addition too unstable to occupy, warning that wind, wet snow and the presence of too many people could cause it to collapse.
CASPER, Wyo. — The sun was just cresting the clouds skirting Casper’s eastern horizon early Friday, but the Morad Park parking lot was already filling up.
CASPER, Wyo. — Six of eight Casper City Council candidates do not support the area tourism board’s decision to pursue an increase in the lodging tax in November.
Tylar Baker laughed to himself as he tried to use one hand to strap the blood pressure machine to his heavily tattooed arm.
CASPER, Wyo. — Candidates for Casper City Council unanimously agree that ripping out the North Platte whitewater park is not the solution to making the river a safer place.
CASPER Wyo. — The Natrona County Travel and Tourism Council Joint Powers Board will seek an increase in the lodging tax — from 3 percent to 4 percent — on the November ballot after the board offered its formal approval Tuesday afternoon.
CASPER, Wyo. — The 8-year-old boy rescued from the North Platte River two weeks ago sat at his father’s side during Tuesday’s Casper City Council work session. After prompting from his dad, Troy Bray, his eyes shifted from his shoes to the council members.
CASPER, Wyo. — A judge on Tuesday ruled the Casper city clerk acted “arbitrarily and capriciously” in determining who to disqualify from a petition to reinstate the city's full smoking ban.
CASPER, Wyo. — Natrona County led the way in first-day lottery ticket sales Sunday, banking a little over $36,400 according to the Wyoming Lottery Corporation.
CASPER, Wyo. — Three years after the state spent $25 million to build a state-of-the-art laboratory at the University of Wyoming for researching and diagnosing animal diseases, the crumbling facility sits empty.
CASPER, Wyo. — A portrait of Alex Cressy sits on the bank of the North Platte River where the 11-year-old boy went missing Monday afternoon.
CASPER — The city of Casper and Hedquist Construction have come to a tentative agreement that should result in completion of a west-side street construction project by year’s end, according to both sides.
CASPER, Wyo. — Lowell Lyon recalled standing outside the La Paz, Mexico, airport in 1991 and staring awestruck at the sky.
CASPER, Wyo. — At least three popular state parks were already at camping capacity for the weekend’s Fourth of July festivities as of Thursday afternoon, and another will likely fill, according to the state parks department.
A set of stairs tucked in the far corner of the white brick Commissary Mall building east of downtown leads to the Casper Children’s Theatre.
CASPER, Wyo. — Casper City Council will vote Tuesday whether to dredge and reline a pond at the base of Hogadon Ski Area, restoring the pond’s original capacity to hold water used for snowmaking.
CASPER, Wyo. — Over a dozen Wyoming ranchers and landowners are accusing a nonprofit conservation group and its state director of blatantly and repeatedly trespassing on their land to collect water quality samples.
CASPER, Wyo. — A plan to build a hotel and conference center near downtown Casper cleared a major hurdle this week when the City Council informally approved a $5.1 million lease for 18 acres of former refinery land.
Casper Councilman Keith Goodenough is calling for City Manager John Patterson’s resignation.
CASPER, Wyo. — Casper Councilwoman Kenyne Schlager said she was unconvinced the first time someone proposed a downtown public plaza.
CASPER, Wyo. — Every night for the past seven months, Eddie Martinez has closed his eyes and lay in a bed with a roof over his head.
Travelers often come to Jim DeRop with a vision.
Cyclists and city officials agree that Casper has a long way to go to shed its reputation for being unfriendly to pedestrians and bicyclists.
CASPER, Wyo. — It is easy to lose track of all the housing development going on in Casper.
Temperatures are expected to reach record highs in Casper on Wednesday, and scorching weather across the state is expected to exacerbate flooding in southeastern Wyoming throughout the week.
The Casper Housing Authority is courting developers to rehabilitate the Star Apartments into a retail and apartment complex.
CASPER, Wyo. — State officials throttled down oversight of millions of dollars in anti-terrorism prevention funds in 2011, but restarted tougher reviews last year after a management review by federal officials criticized the office’s lack of oversight regarding how the money was spent.
Expansion of the congested CY Avenue and Poplar Street intersection in Casper begins Monday.
The oil field services company behind a controversial storage facility for flammable liquids in unincorporated Natrona County is proposing to build a facility at a site in Evansville.
CASPER — Art Boatright stood in the dim light of the old Pacific Fruit & Produce Company warehouse at 319 Midwest and let his eyes roam around the space.
The tiny town of Opal was quiet last Friday evening. A charred and blackened tower hidden by the hills north and west of the southwestern Wyoming town was the only reminder of the explosion and fire that led to a 20-hour evacuation of Opal’s entire population April 23.
John Giantonio doesn’t look at the sprawling, forested, snow-covered range south of Casper and see Casper Mountain.
A big smile lights up Casper resident Omar Bermejo’s face when he remembers the Olympic Village at the 2014 Winter Paralympics.
Curt Beatty flinched reflexively as a loud clatter echoed off the warehouse walls.
Paul Bertoglio will have served on the Casper City Council for 16 years next month. The last time he remembers the board being as contentious as it is right now was in 2001.
A public records request by the Casper Star-Tribune appears to support City Manager John Patterson and Councilwoman Kenyne Schlager's version of a conversation with Police Chief Jim Wetzel about whether it was legal and appropriate to check a license plate to see if a vehicle belonged to Cou…
CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper City Council unanimously agreed to a $141,940 bandage for the aging main lift at Hogadon Ski Area, but several members reiterated their desire to take a closer look at the $6.37 million in “vital” investments recommended by a 2013 master plan.
Councilman Craig Hedquist would remain in office if the Casper City Council follows through with a decision at its Tuesday night meeting to drop the city's conflict-of-interest case against him.
Thanks to a $25,000 grant, the Casper Mountain Biathlon Club can continue reaching out to disabled military veterans this year through sport.
CASPER, Wyo. — Casper isn’t anticipating the area’s population growth to slow down, which is why the city council asked transportation planners to assume the city reaches 96,000 people in the next 30 years and to begin assessing road needs.
CASPER, Wyo. — The city is launching a public service campaign in a renewed effort to get the people of Casper to mulch mow.
CASPER, Wyo. — Anna Erixon sat down at a laptop in her Lander home Wednesday afternoon and pulled up the Great Lakes Airlines website to book a flight.
CASPER, Wyo. — Officials at two Casper-based social services organizations say a July 1 merger will increase the variety and availability of resources for people with disabilities and brain injuries.
CASPER, Wyo. — A city review of Casper parks and open spaces argues for about $841,000 in upgrades to park equipment during the next 15 years and suggests another six to nine parks might need to be built in that time frame to match Casper’s population growth.
CASPER, Wyo. — City Council Ward 1 hopeful Robin Mundell believes the current council is short on leadership.
CASPER — Off-track betting has returned to Evansville.
CASPER — On Tuesday, the Casper Planning and Zoning Commission will consider the site plan for a 36-unit affordable-housing apartment building on Beverly and Eighth streets.
An offhand statement at a small meeting of downtown leaders has prompted two businessmen to threaten legal action against Casper’s city manager and touched off a bitter back-and-forth about what the sides believed to be a long-dead rumor.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Bighorn River experienced a level of flooding last weekend that hadn’t been seen since the mid-’90s.