The Laramie County Clerk’s office has advice for new arrivals to the state: Get a Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) inspection before coming to the titles office. The VIN inspection is a pre-requisite for titling an out-of-state vehicle in Wyoming.
Beginning Jan. 1, copies of cards will be $10 and will come in a hard, more resilient style. Each year, nearly 5,000 kids and adults complete hunter education in Wyoming. The program is supported by up to 360 volunteer instructors statewide.
Casper City Hall lobby will become a land of candy if you follow the right path. The path will lead you to the Casper Police Department in the Hall of Justice lobby and to the Casper Recreation Center. Because of COVID precautions, the Casper Fire Stations will not have candy for trick or treating this year.
Even though it seems late in the season to be doing construction in Downtown Central, the impact can still be felt.“A lot of times, as slabs are completed, the traffic control will move around a little bit. But with it being concrete it does need time to cure. So sometimes there are cones where, there might not be necessarily active work,because that concrete is curing,” said Jordan Achs, Public Relations Specialist for WYDOT.
Earlier this month, an anonymous donor gifted Casper Animal Medical Center a water treadmill. “It allows us to help treat dogs who are recovering from surgery, obesity, hip issues, back issues, stuff like that,” said veterinary technician Autumn Gesch.
The Wyoming Independent Citizens Coalition (WICC) and the City of Cheyenne are organizing a painted mural for the overpass that bridges the south Greeley Highway. The city is looking to add lighting to improve security for this bridge and add this mural to beautify this section of the town, incorporating cultural aspects of this community. The coalition will help install a mural to inspire fellow community artists and combat vandalism and tagging.
With the recent CDC recommendations for the additional doses of Moderna and Johnson and Johnson vaccines, the Casper-Natrona County Health Department is working hard to administer those to residents, along with the Pfizer vaccine. Residents are eligible to receive the third dose of the Moderna or Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine if they received their second dose at least six months ago or received the Johnson and Johnson vaccine two months ago.
So far this year, 42 grizzly bears have died in Wyoming, from the Beartooth Range down to the Dubois region - and there are still over two months to go in the calendar year. By this time last year, 31 grizzly bears had died.
“So, every single fall we usually partner with Artisan Alley and we have the fun wine and paint night. This is the first year we did the sculpture painting, and it was super fun, and there was a really great turnout,” said hospital manager, Brooke Grenier.
It’s a family outing for the Halloween season without driving to Colorado. Locals can stop by the local church to get their holiday pumpkin for a cause. The pumpkin patch on the front lawn of the First United Methodist Church is part of their annual fund-raiser.
If you’ve been getting frustrated by the amount of construction you’ve seen in the Capitol City, you’re not alone. Some businesses along the south Central corridor have been feeling the pinch. With so much construction, local businesses have seen their profit and business margins down by 40 percent. Leaving most of them wondering, when is all of this going to be done?
Casper College is bringing Greece to Wyoming this weekend with their production of Mamma Mia. Theatrical director, Kurt Stamm, is returning to his Casper home to help direct his fourth show at the school.
A new monthly survey of bankers in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states suggests strong economic growth continues in the region. The overall economic index for the region improved in October to 66.1 from September’s already-strong 62.5 reading. Any score above 50 suggests growth.
CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, M.D., M.P.H., endorsed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommendation for a booster shot of COVID-19 vaccines in certain populations. The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) authorization and CDC’s recommendation for use are important steps forward as we work to stay ahead of the virus and keep Americans safe.
Ghost tours are taking place at Fort Caspar during the last two weekends in October. The tour lasts an hour and takes guests outside and through fort buildings. At each stop, there will be opportunities to try and contact ghosts.
The DDA and Visit Cheyenne are organizing a pre-Halloween pub crawl this weekend. This is the third year of the organized event. People can purchase a wristband online or at the event, at Dillinger’s or Freedom’s Edge Brewery.
The broadband map will be used to provide data for the council to develop a plan of action. Some suggestions to better improve the quality of the map include an interactive time-lapse to see improvements in broadband over a period of time and to also map pending programs.
Cooler, seasonal temperatures accompanied by gusty winds and snow has resulted in more leaves on the ground in recent weeks. With that, the City of Cheyenne would like to remind residents they may take collected leaves to the Compost Facility for disposal free of charge.
The case remains under investigation with the Detective Bureau at this time, although no criminal activity is suspected. The Laramie County Coroner’s Office is currently working on positive identification of the deceased.
Halloween is one of the most exciting holidays for children, and the staff at the Poison Center would like to remind parents and care givers to take some simple precautions to make sure that everyone has a safe and happy Halloween. Here are a few tips to know about these tricks!
The Tie City Campground has become a high-use recreation area for a wide variety of recreationists seeking designated campground amenities in the Pole Mountain area. This year, a variety of general maintenance tasks are required, including picnic table and site marker painting. Volunteers are being asked to assist with the effort.
Tales with Tails is an ongoing event at the Casper Humane Society. Children get to read to different animals in the shelter, and it gives the animals an opportunity to be around different people. “There’s, there are a lot of studies that show young readers do really well when they’re in a non-judgmental environment, and it’s been really fun to watch the animals that don’t necessarily react well in their kennels kind of settle down listen to the kids’ reading,” said Craig Cummings, director of the Casper Humane Society.
The Natrona County School District uses a variety of tools and resources to help and accommodate all of their students. “The accommodations and modifications that are part of an IEP, and that just enables the student to participate with their general-ed peers as much as possible. It’s what we would call inclusion, and that’s probably the biggest support we have for students is just providing those accommodations,” said Norm Cox, Director of Grants for NCSD.
The Laramie County Combined Communication wants everyone to know they have a new feature and another in the works that can help in an emergency.“Pictures of small children, family members that may be autistic and have a habit of wandering off, we can have that photo available to us immediately and get it out to the responders before they’re even on the scene. So that they’re already looking for that person,” said Amber Young, Director of Laramie County Combined Communication Center.
A day that started like every other...turned into one of the happiest for Rena Moore and Jade Bult. Special Olympics Wyoming surprised these athletes at Reach 4A Star Wednesday afternoon with their friends and family present.
Sagewood Elementary School’s motto says it best: empowering a community of learners and leaders. That’s exactly what students are hoping to do as they learn about food insecurity and give back to the community.
Every year, 6,000 big game animals get hit in the state of Wyoming, adding up to $50 million in property and Big Game loss.“I’ve just seen the city grow around the county. In the last 5 years the majority of them (deer) are getting run over between Highway 30 and East Pershing. I’ve probably seen at minimum of 8 young ones hit,” said Nick Micheals, resident. In 2017 the Wildlife Roadway Summit got together various departments to gather data on the impact of big game and roads collisions.
Bradford Lund, the grandson of Walt Disney, is fighting to keep his father’s legacy within the family. On Wednesday, he’s headed to the Wyoming Supreme Court to fight for Eagle South Fork.The Wyoming ranch at the center of this issue is a property that has been in his family for over 40 years.
The Jefferson County, Colorado, Sheriff’s Office is investigating a stolen food truck and we have reason to believe the truck may be in Wyoming. I’m hoping your station might share the attached bulletin with your audience in hopes someone recognizes the trailer or sees it and reports it.
Fall is in the air and if you looked outside Tuesday, you definitely saw some snowfall too. As snowy weather approaches central Wyoming the next few months, the Natrona County School District wants residents to be aware of how they handle inclement weather.
Fire restrictions have been lifted for all Bureau of Land Management public lands administered by the High Plains District in Campbell, Converse, Crook, Goshen, Johnson, Natrona, Niobrara, Platte, Sheridan, and Weston counties.