“You do not have to have an Ag. background to come into this pathway. We are open to students who have interest in Ag. careers and they want to go towards that. I think there is a lot of jobs in Ag., and there are going to be a lot more, it’s going to be a field and an industry that is continuously growing as we move forward. I think traditionally people think of Ag as old school farming, but there is a lot more to it,” said Shockley.
With the recent approval for the third dose of the Pfizer vaccine, the Casper-Natrona County Health Department is finding creative ways to get the vaccine administered to the public. This month, the health department has partnered with the Ford Wyoming Center to host drive-in vaccine clinics.
“It’s a diversion tactic and we have several diversion tactics and composting is one of them. We banned yard waste from the landfill several years ago so instead we have the compost facility where you can take your grass, your leaves, your tree limbs, your bushes and even manure, we accept at the compost facility as well,” said Director of Public Works, Vicki Nemecek.
The Cheyenne regional airport held a meeting Thursday. The main topics of discussion were the runway project, wrapping up the subsequent two phases of the airport construction, and U.S. Sen. Cynthia Lummis, (R), Wyoming.
“I was the Head Nurse in the Emergency Room and finally I went back and knew that patient care was my niche. I said ‘I’ll let you have somebody else do that, you can go to the meetings, and I’ll take care of patients’ and that is what I do,” said Sargent.
V.A. Health Care Services is trying to improve its processes and is asking for veterans’ help.“It’s going to allow Veterans to get in contact with the V.A. and talk about how to navigate what for some can be a pretty onerous endeavor we’re more than happy to do that.”The Wyoming veterans commission is hosting a forum to gather veterans to discuss V.A. health care.
Lace up your sneakers for the upcoming basketball season! The City of Casper Recreation Department in conjunction with the Casper Recreational Leagues Association (CRLA), is offering men’s and women’s basketball leagues that will begin matches on Monday, October 22nd. Team packets including registration forms, league rules, season dates, fees, and other important information are available at the Casper Recreation Center.
Lost, stolen, seized and otherwise recovered bicycles in Casper often times fall into the hands of the Casper Police Department. After making multiple efforts over several months to find the rightful owners, the Department has the ability to request legal ownership of the bicycles and donate the bikes back to the community.
The Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce is looking for volunteers for the 2021 Christmas Parade. This year’s theme will be a “Western Christmas.” Aside from needing floats for the parade, the chamber is also looking for volunteers for the parade committee, cleanup and setup, logistics, and poinsettias delivery.
Now in its 25th year, Wyoming’s Oil and Gas Fair has brought industry leaders together to promote the very best in the oil and gas industry in Wyoming. As the event organizer, EORI’s goal this year is to offer Wyoming’s oil and gas industry a premier virtual conference event.
During Lowe’s Supply Chain Hiring Day on Wednesday, the company is hiring more than 1,200 supply chain associates across 19 distribution facilities nationwide. Lowe’s hired more than 90,000 store and distribution center associates into permanent roles last year.
This morning Wyoming woke up to snow, ice, and high winds in the state. WYDOT explains what drivers can do to keep winter driving as safe as possible. WYDOT trucks have been out salting and plowing roads Wednesday.
If you love photos and the outdoor, you could be a winner.“A lot of people think this contest is only for professionals. That is not the case at all. We end up with people every year who make it into our photo contest issue with an i-phone or cell phone shot,” said Tracie Binkerd, Editor of the Wyoming Wildlife Magazine.
Beginning Monday, October 18th the intersection of Carey Ave. and W. 26th St. will have an extended closure for construction. Construction is part of the 26th Street Storm Sewer Extension project. Detours will be posted in the area and alternative routes are advised.