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City Leaders Look At Scaling Down EclipseFest
The City of Casper, Natrona County and visitors still will celebrate the total eclipse of the sun in August 2017, but probably with not the big of a splash as had been considered in recent months. Last week, Casper Fire-EMS Chief Kenneth King wrote and email to Mayor Charlie Powell, saying he and ot…
Lt. Stewart Anderson: Eclipse Event Will Require Major Planning
Space is the final frontier for Star Trek. But the space in and around Casper will be a new frontier for handling the tens of thousands of spectators expected to travel here in August 2017 for the total eclipse of the sun. “The good news is that it’s not happening next week, or whateve…
Stay Safe Out There; Lt. Anderson Offers Tips For Winter Travel
Nothing is one of the most important things to do if your vehicle gets stuck in snow. A man and a woman caught in snow overnight 70 miles west of Casper earlier this week did the right thing by staying put, said Lt. Stewart Anderson, Natrona County emergency management coordinator. “He was fi…
Wind Topples Mail Truck [AUDIO]
Wyoming Boulevard, also known as Outer Drive, was briefly closed and then reopen to traffic after a semi truck carrying mail blew over Thursday.  Wind knocks truck off road: “It is a 100 percent open, however, there is a semi trailer truck on its side, and it’s on the north side o…
North Platte Recedes Slightly In Casper [AUDIO]
After a month of running near flood stage, the North Platte River through Casper has actually gone down a few inches. Natrona County Emergency Management Coordinator Lt. Stewart Anderson said the release upstream was reduced. Bu Rec decrease in flow: “Since the forecasted runoff is starting t…
River Reaches High Water Equilibrium [AUDIO]
The North Platte River is flowing very high through Casper, just a few inches below flood stage. Natrona County Emergency Management Coordinator Lt. Stewart Anderson said with the spring runoff release at Grey Reef continuing, the river is precariously high and what we need is cool weather without a…
River Reaches Flood Stage Tomorrow [AUDIO]
The North Platte River is going to rise even more today (Wednesday) with the latest release of water from the spring runoff. The river is expected to reach more than 8,000 cubic feet per second through Casper, which is about 7.4 feet high, and because of that high water, boat ramps upstream are now …
Responders Prepare For Imminent Flood [AUDIO]
Natrona County Emergency Management held a meeting in Casper Friday afternoon when agencies and officials gathered to talk about flooding next week. Lt. Stew Anderson said that this year the North Platte River is going to be a foot higher than last year’s high water mark. More water than last…
Severe Weather Awareness Week: Are You Prepared? [AUDIO]
If you live in Natrona County, today at 10:30am you will hear sirens and a message over the emergency warning loudspeakers placed around the county. The National Weather Service (NWS) offices in Wyoming are sponsoring the severe weather awareness week. The NWS and Wyoming Department of Homeland…