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Judge: Trial of Former Casper Doctor Shakeel Kahn Will be in Casper

The trial of former Casper doctor Shakeel Kahn and co-defendants in an alleged multi-state prescription drug conspiracy will occur in late April in Casper after all, a federal court judge ruled Wednesday.


Casper Man Charged with Rape Pleads Not Guilty

A Casper man pleaded not guilty to first-degree sexual assault and giving alcohol to a woman under 21 during his arraignment in Natrona County District Court on Wednesday. Cody Tingey, accompanied by public defender Kurt Infanger, entered the plea before Judge Daniel Forgey.


70-year-old Wyoming man accused of shooting at bar owner, driving away, rolling truck

A 70-year-old man from Northern Wyoming is being held in the Billings jail on charges he shot at the owner of a small-town bar he frequents on Super Bowl Sunday. Michael Duane Verry, of Ten Sleep, has been charged in Big Horn County Circuit Court in Wyoming with attempted murder in the first degree


Recommended charges added after police find drugs in cage of patrol vehicle

Casper Police say that a client of Probation and Parole was arrested after a positive drug test, and is accused of being in possession of a controlled substance at the time of his arrest.


Casper City Council Passes Amended Liquor License Ordinance

The Casper City Council on Tuesday passed on second reading an amended liquor license ordinance that eliminated a section about restaurants and bars over-serving customers that critics said could have been interpreted to allow police to enter private homes.


Casper Transfers Lawsuit Against Opioid Makers to Ohio

The City of Casper has transferred its recent lawsuit against manufacturers and distributors of opioids to a combined case in federal court in northern Ohio, according to an action filed in the U.S. District Court of Wyoming on Thursday.


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Business and historic organizations hope to see Wonder Bar reopen

The Wonder Bar’s recent closure was a hit to the entire downtown community, according to Kathy Edwards, the president of the Downtown Casper Business Association. “It’s always bad when a business closes; I hope it will be bought and reopened,” Edwards said. The association is a group of merchants wh


For Some Unknown Reason, There’s a Video for Goose Egg, Wyoming

Someone has a lot of free time on their hands and I can prove it. For some unknown reason, a dude just did a video about Goose Egg, Wyoming. I personally think this is awesome. We need to talk about our friends in Goose Egg more often. But, it's a mystery why a person spent some time to read the def


Man accused of sleeping in apartment without permission, drug use

A Natrona County man was arrested and recommended for drug related charges, after a resident claimed that he had been staying in an apartment without permission. Ryan David Heidekrueger was arrested during the late afternoon hours of Feb. 19, 2019. He faces recommended charges of Possession of Metha


NWS: 1-3 Inches of Snow Expected Thursday in Casper

Casper is among a number of Wyoming communities which are expected to see a few inches of snow accumulation on Thursday. According to a special weather statement from the National Weather Service, a winter storm will spread east of the divide Thursday afternoon and Thursday night, with snow diminish


1 found dead after hotel fire in northern Wyoming

SHERIDAN — One person has been found dead after a structure fire in northern Wyoming. KROE-AM reports that the fire occurred Wednesday night in a hotel on Main Street in Sheridan. The name of the victim was not immediately released.


4 Wyoming Schools Closed Thursday After Case of Bacterial Meningitis [UPDATED]

Three elementary schools and a junior/senior high school in southern Wyoming were not in session Thursday following a recent case of bacterial meningitis. The closure impacts the elementary schools in Hanna, Elk Mountain and Medicine Bow, as well as the Hanna-Elk Mountain-Medicine Bow Junior/Senior


Program in Casper Helps First Time Home Buyers

CASPER, Wyo. This house is one of dozens around Casper that are for sale and could be bought by a first time home buyer. Wyoming community development authority staff work with buyers through the purchasing process.


What Is the Most Iconic Restaurant in Wyoming?

Many would argue this is the restaurant that defines the state. Gosh, I love to eat. It's just a fact that food and I will always be best friends. From cooking to consuming, and even the nap afterward, there are few things in life that bring me more joy. At some point in my life I would love to trav


Over 15 Sexual Battery Cases Filed Against Natrona County Students

CASPER, Wyo. Police say boys at Casper-area middle and high school have been daring each other to touch their female classmates inappropriately. This had led to about 15 reports of sexual battery.


Wyoming's rank on the "States with the Most Missing Persons" report

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (KGWN) In a recent national study of the states with the highest number of missing people, Wyoming came in at number seven. The study was per 100,000 people and while Wyoming does have substantially less residents than other states such as California or Texas, there are still 45 open


Wyoming Hemp + CBD Bill Goes Up In Smoke

After passing the Wyoming State House of Representatives by a vote of 60-0, a bill to regulate the industrial use of hemp and hemp-based CBD products in the state was defunded yesterday by the Senate Appropriations Committee.


3 arrested after home check by State Probation and Parole

Three individuals were arrested following a home check by the Wyoming Office of Probation and Parole, according to law enforcement documents. Police say that Jeremy Hopkins, Isidore Lewallen, and Dorothy Marsh were arrested during the afternoon hours of Feb. 19, 2019. All three face a recommended ch


Missing Natrona County woman found safely

A Natrona County woman who had been reported missing was located Wednesday afternoon. On Wednesday morning, the Natrona County Sheriff's Office asked for the public's help in finding Cyla Parris, 20, who had not been seen since Monday evening.