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Council Member Removal Ordinances Pass First Reading
Casper City Council on Tuesday gave first-reading approval to a pair of ordinances that would make it easier to remove elected council members found guilty of committing ethics violations. Council approved both ordinances 6-3 after about 40 minutes of discussion. The dissenting votes were cast by Wa…
Three Dead in Monday Niobrara County Accident
An accident early Monday morning in Niobrara County has left three dead and one hospitalized. Authorities say the accident happened at around 3 a.m. roughly 27 miles north of Lusk. According to investigators, 34-year-old Robert Bentz of Westminster, Colo., was driving his 1999 Dodge Grand Caravan no…
Casper Fire-EMS Extinguishes Monday Garage Fire
Firefighters are investigating after an apparent garage fire in Casper on Monday morning. Casper Fire-EMS spokesperson Patrick McJunkin said crews were called to the residence in the 1000 block of South Cedar Street at around 8 a.m. to extinguish the blaze. “Our crews initially arrived to fin…
Average Wyoming Gas Price Down to $3.58
After a recent spike, analysts with GasBuddy.com say the average price for a gallon of gas in Wyoming is back on the decline. Senior petroleum analyst Gregg Laskoski said strong refinery output pushed the Wyoming average nearly three lower to $3.58 last week. “We’re also seeing relativ…
CityFest to be Held on Thursday at Highland Park
The city of Casper is preparing for its second-annual CityFest event next Thursday. Chairperson Jennifer Scott said the event provides an opportunity for the city to educate its residents about the importance of all city departments. “People can find out who works for the city, what we do, an…
Wildfire Danger Increasing in Natrona County
Despite damp conditions this past winter and spring, officials with Natrona County Emergency Management say the county-wide wildfire danger has been steadily increasing since the beginning of summer. Lt. Stew Anderson, the emergency manager for Natrona County, said low humidity and recent windy cond…
Romney Endorses Mead in Wyo. Gov. Race
Former Massachusetts governor and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney formally endorsed incumbent Matt Mead in the Wyoming governor’s race on Tuesday, officials with the Mead campaign say. “I’m honored to have Gov. Romney’s endorsement,” Mead, a Republica…

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