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.
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.
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 Casper Natrona County Health Department will be having their second drive-through vaccine clinic at the Ford Wyoming Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. They are offering the Pfizer booster shot plus flu shots.
The National Historic Trails Center offers many opportunities to learn about Wyoming history. Throughout the summer and into November, the Trail Center has been hosting events on the weekends to educate local youth.
With the holidays right around the corner, the much-needed construction on second street may cause a disruption to resident’s plans. However, after the shutdowns and slow sales due to the Covid-19 pandemic, now is a crucial time for residents to support these local businesses.
Alexis Durbin can tattoo pieces that are meaningful stories or art that her clients like to look at. Dubin was an apprentice at the Ink Spot and has recently opened her own space in the La Bottega Gallery suites.
Pterosaurs were the premier flying reptile in the age of dinosaurs. Although rare, their fossilized bones have been found all over world, and their footprints can be found here in central Wyoming. Until recently, marks discovered at a site west of Casper were thought to be made by a prehistoric crocodile swimming along a sandy lake or beach. However, clues such as raindrops found alongside the tracks show that these footprints were not made by swimming animals, but by the pterosaur.
If you drive by Wyoming Medical Center during shift changes, you are sure to see Daren Bulow. Last November, Bulow and his wife were admitted to Wyoming Medical Center because their oxygen levels dropped significantly after testing positive for Covid-19. The very next day, he was put onto a ventilator and spent 21 days in a medically-induced coma.
Since 1922, October has held Fire Prevention Week. This year’s theme is “Learning the Sounds of Fire Safety.” “So, we just want them to be familiar number one with the sound. If the smoke detector’s going off, carbon monoxide detector is going off, we want you to exit your house or facility, wherever you’re at and call 9-1-1 and let us know that there’s a situation,” said Devin Garvin, Deputy Chief of Casper Fire-EMS.
COVID-19 is negatively impacting the number of people flying. The Director of The Casper International Airport and a few board members presented what he calls a COVID-19 problem to the Board of Natrona County Commissioners.
Students in the Natrona County School District are hard at work on another community project. They are returning to the YMCA of Natrona County to construct a Wyoming-themed donor wall for the building.
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. One in four women and one in 10 men have experienced sexual or physical violence or stalking by an intimate partner during their lifetime. The Self Help Center provides advocacy, support groups, emergency shelter, and more for those facing violence.
This proposed sales tax would help fund 4.3 million dollars to help replace the Salt Creek Pipeline, which takes water to Edgerton and Midwest, and also complete the construction on Midwest Avenue between Walnut an Poplar Street in downtown Casper.
Saturday, a rally for women’s reproductive rights will be hosted at David Street Station from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Organizers of the demonstration want to stand with their sisters in Texas and Mississippi.
28 barbeque teams from across six states will meet at the Central Wyoming Fairgrounds for the fifth annual Smoke and Soul Fest. The barbeque competition and music festival is Saturday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and is free to attend. Sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society, the Smoke and Soul Fest is hosted by Brain Injury Alliance of Wyoming.
For Immediate Release It is for these reasons the Casper Police Department declares, with one unified voice, that Lieutenant Dundas’ untimely death will be treated by this Department as a death incurred as a result of line-of-duty actions.