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32-year-old male found deceased in Douglas Oct. 17
At approximately, 9:21pm on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 members of the Douglas Police Department, EMS from Memorial Hospital of Converse County and the Douglas Volunteer Fire Department were dispatched to an address on the 400 block of South 5 Street regarding an unknown medical call. On arrival off
Douglas Police Investigate Death Of Man On Wednesday
Officers from several law enforcement and other agencies are investigating the death of a man in Douglas on Wednesday, according to a news release from Douglas Police Chief Ron Casalenda on Thursday.About 9:21 p.m., the Police Department, emergency services from the Memorial Hospital of Converse Cou
Authorities investigating man's death in Douglas
According to a Douglas Police Department press release, police, paramedics and firefighters found the man's body at 9:21 p.m. Wednesday in a building on the 400 block of South Fifth Street.
Shortcuts thru town cut short: City council altering code to limit trucks and clarify language
The uptick in energy development is welcome in Douglas and Converse County, but it also it brings nuisances with it. For one, more activity means more heavy trucks lumbering loudly through city streets and residential neighborhoods.“Right now we have a couple roads that are being impacted,” City Adm
At least $75,000 missing from senior center
DOUGLAS — “The IRS man came into the senior center, flashed his badge and said, ‘Where’s our money?’” Converse County Aging Services Board Member Faye Perry said. That’s when the board learned something was amiss in their finances.CCAS learned of the missing funds in early August, a couple weeks bef
Tallgrass, Silver Creek to Expand Powder River Basin Pipeline System
The expanded joint venture, Powder River Gateway LLC, will own the Iron Horse Pipeline, the Powder River Express Pipeline and crude oil terminal facilities in Guernsey, Wyoming. Both Iron Horse and Powder River Express will transport crude oil produced in the Powder River Basin from Silver Creek’s P
SolidWorks crash course held at Area 59
Area 59, the Gillette College center for innovation and fabrication located on Highway 59, will host a SolidWorks Essential workshop Friday and Saturday.
Mills police say suspect is dead, victim is in critical condition after Wednesday night shooting
A man suspected of shooting another man inside a Mills house died at the Wyoming Medical Center following the incident, Mills police said at a Thursday afternoon news conference.The other man, whom Cpl. Bryan McLimore of the Mills Police Department identified only as the victim, is hospitalized in c
Federal fugitive arrested in Natrona County after manhunt
A Natrona County sheriff's deputy arrested a federal fugitive Monday east of Casper.Federal authorities thought Stuart Harwood, 48, was armed when they sought him for a probation revocation. As a result, the county called on its special response team, which is equipped with heavier armament than dep
Wyoming power plant workers sue over wages
WHEATLAND, Wyo. (AP) - Several current and former employees of a Wyoming power plant say they were unpaid for hours worked.The Casper Star-Tribune reports four current workers of the Laramie River Power Station have filed a collective action lawsuit against their employer,Basin Electric Power Cooper
Downtown power outage affects around 2,700 in Casper; Park Elementary, Dean Morgan among those without power
A power outage in Casper affected around 2,700 customers Wednesday morning, Rocky Mountain Powerannounced. The company expects to restore power before 11 a.m.According to aRocky Mountain Power map, 2,691 customers have been affected by the outage, and two other one-person outages have been reported
Town Crier: Thursday's Highlights
Alcoholics Anonymous: 6:30 a.m., 917 N. Beech; 8:30 a.m., 500 S. Wolcott; 10 a.m., 328 E. A; noon, 500 S. Wolcott; 2 p.m., 917 N. Beech; 5:30 p.m., 328 E. A; 7 p.m., 500 S. Wolcott, closed; 8 p.m., 328 E. A; 8 p.m., 4600 S. Poplar, closed; 8 p.m., 917 N. Beech. Douglas: 7:30 p.m., 628 E. Richards (
Authorities say Evansville pedestrian was walking in road when he died
The pickup's driver swerved and hit his brakes in an attempt to avoid hitting Rick Norman, 64, but was unsuccessful, according to the highway patrol.
House fire forces Casper family from its home
The family was not at home when the fire broke out. Two pets were rescued, but "several more" animals died in the dire, according to the release.
Week in Review, October 17
This is a selection of the stories printed within the past week in the News&Guide’s sister publication, the Jackson Hole Daily. For full versions of each of these stories and more go to .START adds new commuter busSTART will add a fourth bus to its Teton Valley route, giving commuters another public
Casper musician Patrick Stafford to open for the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
It will be a night to remember when the Grammy-winning Nitty Gritty Dirt Band plays Thursday at the Casper Events Center. Local singer, songwriter and firefighter Patrick Stafford is set to open the show.“It’s only going to be a 30-minute set,” Stafford said, “but it’s going to be probably something
Sears Holdings closing 142 stores, including two in Casper
Two iconic big-box stores will be shutting their doors in Casper.Sears Holdings, which operates Sears and Kmart, filed for bankruptcy Monday and announced plans to close more than 100 stores nationwide, including the local Sears and Kmart branches in Casper. At least some employees were caught off g
Women Are Consuming Their Placentas in Pill Form
CASPER, Wyo.It has been a part of Chinese medicine for centuries- mothers consuming the placenta after birth.There is no scientific research done to prove any benefits, just reviews from women who have tried it."Its been proven to help with postpartum depression, increase milk supply for breastfeedi
Vista West residents speak out against water company's proposed fee hikes
Vista West Water Company users might see steep fee increases in the coming months, leaving some residents worried about how they’ll pay the bills.“The rate increase that they are looking to have is obscene,” Vista West resident Lon Boss said during a public comment hearing Monday at Casper’s City Ha
Tallgrass, Silver Creek to expand Powder River Basin joint venture
Earlier this year, the two midstream companies created a joint venture to develop the 128km longIron Horse Pipeline, which along with the newly added Powder River Express Pipeline to deliver crude oil produced in the Powder River Basin from the Pronghorn Terminal owned by Silver Creek.