Natrona County Emergency Management

Budget Cuts Mean Consolidation For Wyoming Homeland Security
Federal budget cuts to Homeland Security Agencies across the country means about 1.5 million less for Wyoming next year. Listen here, Over their next budget cycle Wyoming Homeland Security will work with a $5.1 million dollar federal budget, that’s down from last years $6.7 million. State Dir…
Training Prepares Citizens For Emergencies [AUDIO]
What would you do if there was a disaster and you dialed 911 and all the emergency responders were busy? Because emergency personnel can get stretched pretty thin in the event of a disaster, the Natrona County Emergency Management Office is offering a 9-week disaster preparedness course that starts …
Natrona County Emergency Management To Hold Disaster Exercise
The Natrona County Emergency Management Office is advising residents not to be too concerned, if they see a lot of unusual activity, coming from the Casper-Natrona County International Airport. This Saturday (August 27th), there will be a full scale disaster exercise, from 7am to 1pm, at the airport…
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…
Outdoor Warning Sirens Used for More Than Just Tornadoes [AUDIO]
Folks around Casper have been hearing the outdoor warning sirens more than they have in years past. The Natrona County Emergency Management Office wants to remind citizens that the sirens are not only used for tornadoes, but for other severe weather or disasters as well. Listen Here: Tornadoes, …
River Inches Up After Storms
Additional flows out of Grey Reef Reservoir should have been noticeable here in Casper this afternoon. Emergency Manager, Lt Stew Anderson, says a slight increase of about 200 cfs brings us to around 8300 Cubic Feet per second, but he cautions that the additional rain that fell last night will also …
Limited Sandbag Distribution Starts Saturday
Natrona County Emergency Managers will make a limited number of bags available to residents at risk of flooding this Saturday.  If your concerned  call the Emergency Manager for your area to check on whether you qualify. Managers will target areas and high value structures most at risk. Ba…
Emergency Responders Upgrade Radios [AUDIO]
You may have noticed the vehicles parked in front of Casper’s Hall of Justice, actually blocking the northbound lane of David Street. The reason is that all emergency responders are getting their radios upgraded to be able to talk to each other. K2 Radio spoke with Natrona County Emergency Ma…