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Deputy dispatch: Deceased person; unsecured premises; yard sale
CASPER, Wyo. — Here are details on a few of the calls recently handled by the Natrona County Sheriff’s Office. Information was provided to the media Monday morning by NCSO Public Information Officer Kiera Grogan. Deceased Person — 4:41 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, Rotary Park. The Natrona...
Natrona County health and food inspections (2/19/24–2/25/24)
CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper-Natrona County Health Department inspects restaurants, grocery stores, convenience stores, mobile food units, commissaries, and food vending operations. Every facility has an unannounced inspection at least twice a year. According to the department, “There are three types of violations: priority, priority foundation and core.”
Casper Feb 26 Weekly Crime Report: 68 Incidents and 9 Crime Stories
Casper Feb 26 Weekly Crime Report: 68 Incidents and 9 Crime Stories. During the last week, the place of Casper reported a total of 68 crime cases. The most common crime reported was arrest with 16 incidents, followed closely by assault with 13 incidents, and theft with 11 incidents. Disturbance and suspicious situations were also prevalent, each with 9 incidents. Less frequent were burglary and vandalism, with 4 and 3 incidents respectively. The least common crimes were shooting, other unspecified crimes, and trespass, each with only 1 incident reported. It's important to note that while the number of arrests tops the list, this could potentially be a positive sign of law enforcement's active response to crime in the place. However, the high number of assaults and thefts indicate a concerning level of violence and property crime. The presence of a shooting incident, albeit only one, also adds a serious note to the crime landscape in Casper over the past week.
Crusts of Casper: Discover the 4 Pizzas That Are Redefining Delicious
In this article, we delve into exploring four unique pizzas available in Casper. Have you had the chance to taste any of these culinary delights yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts! Please share your experiences in the comments section below.
PHOTOS: Camper fire spreads to grass under high winds on Saturday
CASPER, Wyo. — High winds and a lack of nearby water complicated efforts to douse a structure fire that spread to surrounding grass on Saturday, according to a release by Casper Fire-EMS. Crews were dispatched around 3 p.m. Saturday for a report of fire spreading rapidly from a camper...
Rawlins Officials Upset With Tipping Fee Increase At Casper Landfill
Photo – Rawlins Landfill – Bigfoot99 file photo. Rawlins officials are upset with the lack of preferential pricing at the Casper regional landfill. During the January 30th Rawlins rates and fees review workshop, City Manager Tom Sarvey informed the council that the Casper landfill was raising its tipping fees by $20 a ton. Mayor Terry Weickum said the city contributed $500,000 toward the creation of the landfill and should receive a lower price than other municipalities. Mayor Weickum asked Interim City Attorney Pinita Maberry-Nave, of Slow and Steady Law Office in Saratoga, to review the city’s contract with the Casper dump.
Weird, But Funny Way To Control Casper’s Turkey Situation
Imitation is the finest form of flattery and may be the easiest way to deal with the Casper turkey posse. With St. Patrick's Day approaching, the story of St. Patrick leading the snakes out of Ireland came to mind when I watched this video. Even though the snake story may have been just a tale, I can see with my own eyes that this guy could lead the turkeys right out of Casper.
Fatal Drug Deal Shooting in Casper: 25-Year-Old Charged with Murder After Tragic Encounter
In a tragic unfolding of events, 25-year-old Rajion L. Vu from Evansville has been implicated in a fatal shooting incident linked to a drug transaction that deteriorated on February 1st in a residential area of southwest Casper. This case, which has led to Vu being charged with second-degree murder, spotlights the dangerous intersections of illicit drug trade and violence.
(PHOTOS) Flights delayed after high winds flip small plane at Casper airport on Monday
CASPER, Wyo. — Some flights were delayed on Monday after a private single-engine plane was flipped by strong winds as it was taxied on the runway at the Casper/Natrona County International Airport. According to airport deputy director Tatum Hlavacek, the incident happened around 12:30 p.m., forcing the closure of...
(LETTER) There’s much to consider when discussing marijuana
Oil City News publishes letters, cartoons and opinions as a public service. The content does not necessarily reflect the opinions of Oil City News or its employees. Letters to the editor can be submitted by following the link at our opinion section. Dear Casper,. We are immensely grateful and pleased...
Evansville man sentenced for stealing from campground tubes
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (RELEASE) - Stephen Clifford Swingle, age 45, of Evansville, Wyoming, was sentenced to six years’ probation for willfully injuring government property. U.S. District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson imposed the sentence on Feb. 20 and ordered the defendant to pay $5,839.50 in restitution. Swingle pled guilty to the charges on Nov. 16, 2023.
Whiplash weather: Warm, wind, snow, warm again this week in Casper area
CASPER, Wyo. — Be prepared for a crazy ride weather-wise this week as extreme winds give way to a short winter blast before the quick return of unseasonably warm temperatures. According to the National Weather Service in Riverton, Casper and much of central and southern Wyoming is under a...
Woman cited for crash that injured pedestrian downtown last October
CASPER, Wyo. — The 52-year-old woman who drove a Jeep that struck a pedestrian downtown last October appeared in circuit court last week on two traffic citations. Casper police and emergency personnel responded to the incident outside the Natrona County Courthouse at the intersection of North Center and B streets around 3:15 p.m. on Oct. 16, 2023.
Powell man sentenced for stealing government horse upon retiring from Forest Service
CASPER, Wyo. — A Powell man was sentenced to six months of home confinement with an additional 18 months of probation for six felony convictions related to stealing a horse owned by the U.S. Forest Service, the Wyoming District of the U.S. Justice Department announced Monday. Ronald Ostrom, 54,...
Evansville council to name interim mayor at Monday meeting
EVANSVILLE, Wyo. — On Monday night, the Evansville Town Council will appoint someone to head the local government following the announced resignation of Mayor Chad Edwards. Edwards announced his resignation from the position at the council’s Feb. 12 meeting, saying Feb. 26 would be his last day. He cited personal and medical reasons for the decision.
Casper company donates $5K to Oregon Trail School
CASPER, Wyo. — Today, Natrona County School District Superintendent Mike Jennings is asking the district’s board of trustees to accept a $5,000 grant from Renewal By Andersen Windows, according to the trustees’ agenda. The grant would go to Oregon Trail Elementary School’s physical education program to expand...
Concerned citizens meeting scheduled to discuss planned gravel pit
CASPER, Wyo. — A planned gravel pit that could be installed near Squaw Creek will be the topic of discussion Thursday, Feb. 29 at an informational meeting. The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. at the Agriculture Resource and Learning Center, located at 2011 Fairgrounds Road. The proposed gravel...
PhotoFest! State Wrestling-Quarterfinals
The State Wrestling Tournament moved into its 2nd day at the Ford Center in Casper. The quarterfinal round started the day followed by a round of wrestlebacks. The semi-finals will be late Friday afternoon and headed into that round, defending champion Star Valley leads the girl's teams standings with Sheridan 2nd, Wind River 3rd, Pinedale 4th, and Kemmerer 5th.
Latest WyoTech Statistics Show Increase in Graduates, Graduation Rate, Job Placements
Just-released statistics from WyoTech, the leading automotive, diesel, collision, and welding trades school, show that its enrollment, graduation rate and job placement rates are rising - a sign of both the strength of the school's programs and the demand for skilled industry technicians. WyoTech has boomed since new owners, led...
Windy weekend ahead for Casper
CASPER, Wyo. — While the coming days will again be unseasonably warm for this time of year, Natrona County residents will still be forced to contend with some extreme winds over the weekend. According to the National Weather Service in Riverton, Saturday is expected to see wind gusts of...