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Casper family celebrates new home in Habitat for Humanity development

A mother stood with her children for a photo in front of their new home.A stream of people congratulated her. Some were family and friends, some were volunteers who helped her build her new house.Sarah Weinhandl thanked them Friday at a dedication celebration. Her three-bedroom home is in Habitat fo

STAR-TRIBUNE - 2018-08-18 10:45:00

Casper airport opens new customs and border protection facility

The Casper/Natrona County International Airport has a new U.S. Customs and Border Protection General Aviation Facility.An open house was held for the new center on Tuesday, with Gov. Matt Mead and Sen. John Barrasso among those in attendance. The 2,540-square-foot facility includes a 27-passenger wa

STAR-TRIBUNE - 2018-08-18 00:45:00

Prosecutors accuse Casper man of raping his ex-girlfriend

A Casper man pleaded not guilty Friday to three felonies accusing him of raping his teenage ex-girlfriend.Kristopher J. Letz entered his pleas in Natrona County District Court accompanied by defense attorney John Miner, who was covering the case for his legal partner, Don Fuller.Letz, who appeared f

STAR-TRIBUNE - 2018-08-17 16:45:00

Two arrested after search yields controlled substances - Oil City News

According to an affidavit from the NCSO, Billie June Scott, age 43 of Evansville, and Danielle Campos, age 38, of Casper were arrested during the evening hours of Thursday.

OILCITYWYO.COM - 2018-08-17 16:41:33

Attorneys make closing arguments in appeal of man who molested Casper child, judge to return with ruling

A prosecutor and the lawyer for a convicted child molester made closing arguments Thursday as the man sought a new trial, saying his public defender did not adequately represent him.Joshua Winters, 35, was convicted last year of aggravated kidnapping, first-degree sexual abuse of a minor and second-


Court Hearing Shows North Casper Man Shot Nine Times; Case Continues to District

Court papers say John and a man, identified as Wesley Willow, exchanged text messages indicating a fist fight was to take place.


Homes Recently Listed in the Casper Area

HUD HOME SOLD "AS-IS" WITH NO REPAIRS BEFORE CLOSING. FHA $100.00 DOWN PAYMENT FOR OWNER OCCUPANT EXTENDED THROUGH AUGUST Absolutely wonderful 2 story twin home, large back yard with mountain views, main level updated kitchen with open floor plan, large living room with wood burning stove insert, up

STAR-TRIBUNE - 2018-08-17 05:00:03

Cowboy aims to become first Democrat elected South Dakota governor in more than four decades

ASSOCIATED PRESS / JUNE 2004 FILE PHOTOBillie Sutton of the University of Wyoming competes in saddle bronc riding during the College National Finals Rodeo in Casper, Wyo. Sutton planned to be a world champion saddle bronc rider, but a 2007 rodeo accident that claimed his burgeoning career and his ab

STARADVERTISER.COM - 2018-08-18 17:29:00

Man pleads guilty to shooting into a house near Bar Nunn, will serve 15-25 years in prison

A Natrona County man pleaded guilty Wednesday to shooting into a bedroom near Bar Nunn while people were inside.Lyle J. Clark, 43, entered his pleas to two counts of aggravated assault with habitual criminal enhancements. Prosecutors agreed to lower the enhancement penalties -- which had previously


Robinett: We need to get dark money out of politics

Residents vote on Nov. 8, 2016, at the Mills Community Center. Some are calling for campaign finance reform in Wyoming after the appearance of a new dark money group.

STAR-TRIBUNE - 2018-08-18 16:02:00

Previous Casper Community Development Employee to Pay Back City Funds

Papers show there were a total of 187 discrepancies on bank reports, which added up to $19,403.75.


State champion Glenrock wrestler hospitalized after seizure

Glenrock graduate and three-time state wrestling champion Jackson Taylor remains in the hospital after suffering a seizure at work.Taylor had been mowing at Town Park in Glenrock on Tuesday afternoon when two children saw him slump over. He began having a seizure so the children called 911, accordin

STAR-TRIBUNE - 2018-08-17 19:26:00

First responders face off in Casper art challenge

A friendly Art War is being waged between the Natrona County Sheriff's Office and Casper Fire-EMS."ART WARS, Episode 1" features art by employees, former workers and spouses of the two departments. It's on display this month at Art 321.The pieces range from painting and photography to metal and fibe


Former Casper employee sentenced for stealing from city

CASPER (WNE) — A judge Wednesday sentenced a former city of Casper worker to probation for stealing nearly $20,000 from her employer.Heather Kirkendall, who worked in the city’s Community Development Department from December 2014 through October 2017, will have to repay $19,403.75 to the city.She ha


A program that pairs young offenders with the people they victimized will need city money to expand

If Casper’s leaders want the Natrona County Restorative Justice program to expand, they need to provide money and a formal endorsement, Jennifer Miner said at the City Council’s Tuesday work session.“This can’t be my program — this has to be a city program,” said Miner, the nonprofit's coordinator.T

STAR-TRIBUNE - 2018-08-16 23:45:00

Community Helping Family Affected by Cancer

Posted:Thu 3:33 PM, Aug 16, 2018|Updated: Thu 3:33 PM, Aug 16, 2018Dr. Dunn and medical staff challenge us to reach out to the community and try to form 1-2 teams with 9-11 players. A sign up link with more information is available by clicking the link on your screen for the September 15th event at


Casper Leaders Consider Easing Back Open Container Restrictions

Open alcoholic containers could soon be allowed outdoors in some Casper areas.City leaders consider changes to the open container law.The idea: allow drinks outside venues as residents walk between restaurants or bars in Downtown Casper.But, it would only take place during the summer months.Councilm


No arrests made in connection to stabbing in Casper

No arrests have been made in connection to Saturday’s stabbing in central Casper, police said.“All parties involved have been identified,” the Casper Police Department wrote in a statement released Monday. “There is no concern for public safety.”


Pet Fest features contests, activities and vendors

The 2018 Pet Fest features is open to all pets and features a “best pet costume parade,” a”doggie dash” and the “doggie olympics,” according to a press release by the from the Casper Recreation Division and the Community Recreation Foundation. Vendors will offer pet-related wares, information and de


Woman Who Stole Over $19K From City of Casper Gets Probation

A former City of Casper employee who stole over $19,000 while she worked in City Hall was sentenced to a term of probation Wednesday and will have to repay all the money she took.District Judge Daniel Forgey sentenced 39-year-old Heather Marie Kirkendall to a suspended two- to four-year prison term