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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.
CASPER, Wyo. — Worland Police received the call about flooding a little before 7 a.m.
Emergency crews continued to battle flooding along the Big Horn and Nowood rivers in Greybull and Manderson on Monday, although officials hope the worst is over.
The two sets of bleachers were already old when a handful of drivers loaded them onto trailers and hauled them from the defunct Lakeside Speedway in Denver to the Casper Speedway in 1988.
CASPER, Wyo. — City Council members voiced frustration over the cable service Casper customers are getting from Charter, but for the moment it looks like there is little they can do.
CASPER, Wyo. — A rate hike proposed by Rocky Mountain Power would raise the average customer’s monthly bill about 5.3 percent starting next year.
Councilman Craig Hedquist’s claim that city of Casper officials and private citizens met to try to derail his campaign are unfounded, say council members who were in office in 2012.
With the city’s tacit approval of a public plaza in their back pocket, Casper downtown advocates say they will spend the spring creating a budget and exploring ways to commit the land for the project.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyomingites can expect only brief breaks from bitter temperatures and snowstorms during the next week or so, according to the National Weather Service.
Emergency crews rescued a man who fell through the ice on the North Platte River Monday morning, according to Casper firefighters.
Charles Walsh used to sit in front of a window in the Wolcott Galleria and watch the traffic below for hours. Time and time again, he observed vehicles pass by, only to circle back five minutes later, still hunting for a parking spot. Meanwhile, the parking garage two blocks away stood half empty.
Brian Scott Gamroth looked downtown when he grew tired of maintaining his suburban Casper home.
A winter storm pounding northwest Wyoming forced the Wyoming Department of Transportation to close U.S. Highway 26/287 on Wednesday morning.