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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

War over coal, gas hits bank: Bank of West parent’s policy faces backlash

A French banking conglomerate started a firestorm for the Douglas Bank of the West branch when it issued a press release nearly two weeks ago changing its policies worldwide to no longer invest in fossil fuel-related companies.In response, numerous people voiced anger and disgust at the policy chang

DOUGLAS BUDGET - 2018-08-15 21:51:00

American snipers: National Vortex competition blasts way onto Wyoming marksmanship scene, finds home at Wagonhound Ranch

It’s midday. And hot, even in the mountains south of Douglas. The sun is beating down on the mixed landscape of pasture, rolling high plains and alpine peaks. The terrain is perfect, the elevation not so much, for Californians Shaine Staab and teammate Nick Diaz, who have just completed stage six an


Hospitals Battle For Control Over Fast-Growing Heart-Valve Procedure

When Medicare in 2011 agreed to pay for a procedure to replace leaky heart valves by snaking a replacement through blood vessels, the goal was to offer relief to the tens of thousands of patients too frail to endure open-heart surgery, the gold standard.

KAWC.ORG - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

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

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

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-

STAR-TRIBUNE - 2018-08-16 18:40:00

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

KCWY13.COM - 2018-08-16 15:33:00

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.

KCWY13.COM - 2018-08-16 12:14:00

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

Everett ex-firefighter pleads guilty to sex trafficking in Wyoming

CASPER, Wyo. - Federal court records show a former Everett firefighter arrested in southern Wyoming has pleaded guilty to trafficking girls for sexual activity.KTWO-AM reports that in exchange for David Vier's plea on Monday, prosecutors agreed to dismiss one count of being a registered sex offender


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


Washington man pleads guilty to sex trafficking charge

KTWO-AMreportsthat in exchange for David Vier's plea on Monday, prosecutors agreed to dismiss one count of being a registered sex offender involving a minor at the former Everett, Washington firefighter's Oct. 22 sentencing.


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.


Glendo Council supports Prop. 3

Ballot measure could mean new community center for town GLENDO — The Glendo Town Council talked about the sixth penny tax on the Aug. 21 primary election ballot during the council’s regular meeting Aug. 8.


The next five years will be ‘anomalously warm,’ scientists predict

The Dave Johnson coal-fired power plant is silhouetted against the morning sun in Glenrock, Wyo., on July 27. (J. David Ake/AP)


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


New dark money group in Wyoming prompts call for campaign finance reform

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.


Judge: US must weigh cutbacks in top coal region by late '19

BILLINGS, Mont. — A federal judge in Montana has given the Trump administration until late 2019 to analyze reductions to mining in the nation's most productive coal fields as a way to fight climate change.The order from U.S. District Judge Brian Morris, issued Tuesday, applies to the Powder River Ba


Texas oil and gas firm fined $20K for first-time violations

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has fined an oil and gas firm $20,000 for failing to follow public health regulations.