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The Wackiest Piñatas on Etsy [PHOTOS]
No celebration of Cinco de Mayo is complete without a piñata. After all, what’s more entertaining than blindfolded partygoers attacking a sweets-filled papier-mâché figure with a bat? In the gallery above, check out some of the craziest piñatas from craft site Etsy.
Did Osama Play 18 Before His Demise?
It’s kind of hard to make a connection between the sport of golf and the death of terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden at American hands in a special ops mission, but it appears one has been loosely made. At the Huffington Post, RJ Eskow details the town of Abbottaban, Pakistan, where bin Lad…
Fire Chief Explains Fiery Bee Cleanup [AUDIO]
An accident involving a truck loaded with honey bees temporarily forced the closure of highway 220  just west of Casper yesterday.  The cleanup took much of the day ending with destruction by fire of the damaged hives. K2 Radio’s Karen Snyder spoke with, Chief Mark Harshman, of Casp…
Drainage Incident Moves Special Ed Center [AUDIO]
The Special Education Services Center has moved temporarily while Natrona County School District 1 deals with the aftermath of waste water backing up and flooding their building on Fifth and Jefferson. Executive Director of Facilities and Technology Dennis Bay said Thursday that the blockage was in …
Man Arrested in Underwear at Casper Boys and Girls Club [AUDIO]
Casper Police respond to a report of a man causing a disturbance at the Boys and Girls Club. At about ten o’clock Monday morning, the Casper Police Department received a call that a man stripped to his underwear was causing problems at the Boys and Girls club located at seventeen-o-one East K…
Coal Complicates Planned Cemetery [AUDIO]
Excavation of a future cemetery in Gillette found an estimated 180,000 cubic yards of coal. The planners of the Mount Nebo cemetery realized the 105-acre site had some coal, but when the earth movers were smoothing out the ground, there turned out to be more coal than expected, roughly 18 acres of c…
Train Hits Sheriff’s Patrol Vehicle [AUDIO]
A Sweetwater County Sheriff’s SUV was hit by a Union Pacific train Sunday evening near Rock Springs. Sweetwater Sheriff’s Detective Dick Blust said that Corporal Tony Niemiec was responding to a distress call about a vehicle stuck perilously near the train tracks. In an effort to rende…

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