Beware The Ice On North Platte River
The North Platte River and the lakes it feeds can conceal their treachery well, especially in the winter. The river has claimed at least two lives in Natrona County in the past year, including Alex Cressy in August and Bernie Bickels last weekend. The erratic and fast currents are hazardous enough, …
Casper City Council To Sign Contract For Major Water System Upgrade
The Casper City Council will vote to approve a contract to design, permit and construct a major water system project for the east side of the city, according to its agenda for the meeting at City Hall at 6 p.m. Tuesday. The city will hire Civil Engineering Professionals Inc. (CEPI) for $678,400 to e…
California Farmers Brace for Little Or No Water
Federal officials plan to announce Friday how much water they can release this year through a vast system of rivers, canals and reservoirs, but Central Valley farmers on the front lines of California's historic drought expect little, if anything.