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Casper's most famous turkey went missing. A reporter investigates.

I met Casper's own wildlife celebrity on my second day in town. There, in the middle of Wolcott Street, stood a large male turkey. The threat of my 3,000-pound car, idling feet from his fragile bird body, didn't even appear to ruffle his feathers. I peered at him from behind my windshield. He looked

STAR-TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 13:30:00

Casper Man Sentenced For Child Sexual Abuse

A judge on Wednesday sentenced a Casper man to a three- to seven-year prison term for sending explicit text messages and photos of himself in his underwear to a young girl. Judge Daniel Forgey sentenced Jason Lee Park during a hearing in Natrona County District Court Forgey said he received letters

K2RADIO.COM - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Sage Grouse Protection Commenting Period

Rethinking protection plans for Sage Grouse in six western states, including Wyoming. U.S. Forest Service staff will work with U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials, reviewing plans for the struggling bird. Forest Service Spokesman, John Shivik, says their review makes sense two years after feder

KCWY13.COM - 2017-11-23 04:46:00

Animal Planet celebrity to advocate for pit bulls in Casper

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. At four feet tall, Luigi "Shorty" Rossi is used to being stared at and stereotyped. The star of Animal Planet's former series Pit Boss said society views him as a misfit. "People think little people are circus freaks

STAR-TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 21:30:00

Casper balances budget after facing $4 million drain on reserves

Casper's city manager recently warned that the municipality will be broke in three years if it continued on its current spending path. But he had a plan to prevent this grim outcome, by using a combination of darkening vacant positions, wage freezes and a renegotiated contract. On Tuesday night, cit

STAR-TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 14:00:00

10 ways to keep your out-of-town guests entertained over the holiday weekend in Casper

Trying to make sure your friends and family have fun during the long Thanksgiving weekend? Here are some easy suggestions you can enjoy as a group. The annual Christmas parade kicks off 6 p.m. Saturday in downtown Casper. Head out early for carols, hot cocoa and apple cider at David Street Station

STAR-TRIBUNE - 2017-11-23 00:30:00

Affordable Starter Homes in the Casper Area

Looking for a good deal? Check out these affordable, inexpensive homes to buy in the Casper area. great starter or retirement home, all on one level with sprinkler system in the yard, close to all shopping, furnace new October 2015, has a gas fireplace LARGE PRICE REDUCTION Clean, well maintained &

STAR-TRIBUNE - 2017-11-23 06:00:03

Behind the scenes of Casper's city Christmas lights

The trees and light poles began to glow and flash to a holiday tune as the sun set over Conwell Park. The crew who had spent weeks wrapping the lights around tree trunks and draping them through branches walked around to inspect their work last Wednesday. They checked light strands and ran a test ru

STAR-TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 18:00:00

Steppe named top social worker

Lorraine Steppe (left) holds the Wyoming Social Worker of the Year award presented by Kimberly Harper, executive director for the National Association of Social Workers-Wyoming Chapter, during a state conference in Sheridan last September. (Courtesy photo) Cody mental health counselor Lorraine Stepp


Museum holds new exhibit on Russell works

A special winter exhibit highlighting the works of famed western artist Charlie Russell and artists impacted by him is on display at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. The exhibit "Charlie's Circle: The Art and Influence of Charles M. Russell" opened Nov. 21 and will run through May 13. Contained

CODY ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-22 19:20:00

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HIGHWAY 387: A tractor trailer rolled over at 2:51 p.m. Monday west of Wright, according to a Fire Department press release. The driver was able to get out on his own and was taken to Campbell County Memorial Hospital for treatment. The tractor was hauling production water, which firefighters cleane

GILLETTE NEWS RECORD - 2017-11-21 18:00:00

Eagle Lake trout return to Lake Desmet

Bulletin Photo by Floyd Whiting Dustin Cram from the Clark's Fork hatchery, picked up these Eagle Lake rainbow trout from the Ten Sleep hatchery and transported the fish to Lake De Smet. The transport truck is equipped with oxygen tanks that feed an aeration system allowing the ability to safetly tr


How to tell if it's Thanksgiving in Wyoming

Over the years the Bench Sitters have observed this holiday seems to bring more families together than any other, and it's a favorite for that reason. We've heard all kinds of ways to cook a turkey for that special meal. Most of us pick out a good one in the cooler at the grocery store. Some like to


School board approves 31 policies on first reading

The Johnson County School District board continued down the long, winding road of policy revisions on Nov. 13 as trustees approved another 31 policies on first reading. "We still have a long ways to go, but we have a lot under our belt too," Chairman Rich Hall said. "We've made a lot of progress tha


Buffalo Bill Center of the West loans 80 pieces of art to Salt Lake City museum

A traveling exhibition of 80 pieces of art will go on the road from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West instead of spending the winter in Cody. The Buffalo Bill Center of the West's "Go West! Art of the American Frontier" will open in Salt Lake City at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts Dec. 3 and will re

CODY ENTERPRISE - 2017-11-22 18:44:00

A wild drive - Buffalo Bulletin: Sports

Sometimes even the least outdoorsy kind of person gets introduced to the outdoors in atypical ways in small town Wyoming. Whether it's raccoons digging through a trash can, rabbits eating a garden or a black bear sitting on someone's porch on North DeSmet, the odds of coming face to face with wildli


Search continues for wanted Halifax County man

Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Officers and other agencies have recently responded to numerous reports of suspicious persons over the last week as they carry on their search for Antone Hamlett. Officers also continue to ask the public for information regarding his whereabouts. Hamlett, 34, of Memoria

YOURGV.COM - 2017-11-22 18:48:00

In Halifax, a dedication to small business

The town of Halifax will participate in the Small Business Saturday event on Nov. 25 to support independent businesses in the town of Halifax and Halifax County. Founded by American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday is a day to celebrate the small businesses that help support and preserve the

YOURGV.COM - 2017-11-22 05:00:00

Halifax suspect facing assault charge

A 28-year-old Halifax man faces a felony charge of assault with intent to maim, according to Halifax County Sheriff's Office records. Waverly Kermit Pannell Jr., 28, of Pine Trail was charged with the alleged offense that occurred Sunday, and Deputy W. K. Bane served the warrant the same day. Teres

YOURGV.COM - 2017-11-22 05:00:00

Danville may grow bus service to Pittsylvania, Halifax

Danville might expand its bus service to Pittsylvania and Halifax counties in coming years. City Council is considering whether to apply for grant money from the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation for the bus service expansion. The expansion would come at no cost to the city and,

GODANRIVER.COM - 2017-11-22 00:34:00