The Wyoming Game and Fish Department cautions anglers to be aware of sizeable increases in water flows in the North Platte River for ten days beginning March 20 as part of a flushing flow project.
Casper, WY – According to the state officials, they have requested the flushing flow to improve fish spawning habitats and to increase the production of invertebrates that fish depend on for food. The Bureau of Reclamation will begin releasing additional water from Gray Reef Reservoir in the early morning...
Crews with Simon Contractors and the Wyoming Department of Transportation will begin a multi-year project along Interstate 80 on Monday weather permitting
Casper, WY – According to the statement, this project will begin this Monday, March 20, 2023. Officials said that it will begin with a bridge rehabilitation at the Roundtop Interchange at mile marker 357.66 in both east and west bound lanes, and ending at mile marker 362. This is...
The Casper Fire-EMS Department launches online survey to ensure that they are providing the best possible public safety and emergency response services
Casper, WY – The Casper Fire-EMS Department wants to hear the local community. “The needs of our citizens and visitors are our number one priority. Full stop. We understand that sometimes, we don’t always have the time to fully communicate in the fullest – that’s why we’re hosting this survey.
Governor Gordon announced the second Governor’s Mental Health Summit, which will take place on April 18th in Casper
Casper, WY – According to the state officials, registration for the Second Governor’s Mental Health Summit is now open at Governor’s Mental Health Summit April 18, 2023 or by visiting the Governor’s Mental Health website. Space is limited, however the summit will be livestreamed for those...
Join the Casper Police Department on March 16 for the Crime Stoppers of Central Wyoming Thankful Thursday fundraiser at the Beacon Club
Casper, WY – According to the police officials, this event will start at 5:00 p.m. Thursday. Crime Stoppers of Central Wyoming is an invaluable link to ourcommunity by providing the ability to leave anonymous information about crimes that have occurred, or are occurring, in the community. Crime Stoppers of...
The Wyoming Wheat Marketing Commission is proposing changes to its Chapter 1 regulations
Casper, WY – According to the state officials, the proposed changes increase the wheat assessment rate from one and three quarters cents ($0.0175) per bushel to two and one-half cents ($0.025) per bushel. Officials also said that the Wyoming Wheat Marketing Commission is proposing the assessment increase to continue...
Fewer deaths, births, marriages and divorces were recorded among Wyoming residents in 2022 compared to the previous year, VSS officials said
Casper, WY – According to the state officials, among Wyoming residents, there were 5,886 deaths recorded in 2022, 6,572 deaths in 2021, 5,986 deaths in 2020 and 5,122 deaths in 2019, according to official death certificate information. Death certificates are completed by attending physicians and coroners and then filed...
Casper Fire-EMS responded to residential structure fire on Meadowlark Drive, no injuries reported
Casper, WY – According to the Casper Fire-EMS officials, this unfortunate incident occurred right before 11 a.m. Saturday morning. It happened in the 3500 block of Meadowlark Drive. Casper Fire-EMS crews responded to a report of a structure fire. The homeowner, returning from errands, arrived to find their home...
DCI investigating after arrestee was pronounced dead at the Natrona County Detention Center
Casper, WY – According to the Casper Police Department, this unfortunate incident occurred early Wednesday morning. Casper Police Department responded to a report of a minor traffic crash at the intersection of E Street & Center Street. During the course of the crash investigation, the officers contacted a passenger...
Gov. Gordon signed a bill creating the Wyoming Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Trust Fund, which will strengthen Wyoming’s outdoor recreation economy and help fund recreation infrastructure projects
Casper, WY – According to the state officials, the Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Trust Fund was funded with $6 million. Officials also said that additional work will take place in the interim to develop the structure for the fund and how funding will be awarded for potential projects. The...
CPD asking for the public’s help in identifying individual involved in robbery at 2400 CY Avenue
Casper, WY – According to the police officials, this incident occurred right after 10 p.m. late Wednesday night. It happened at 2400 CY Avenue. Casper Police Department officers responded to a call for service. It was reported an unidentified male suspect entered the store armed with a firearm. The...
Gov. Gordon and the Wyoming Department of Agriculture are urging Wyoming’s livestock producers to take actions to prepare for upcoming winter weather
Casper, WY – According to the state officials, the 2022-23 winter has been particularly hard for Wyoming’s sheep and cattle producers, due to a combination of factors. The winter started exceptionally early and has resulted in significant snow levels and considerable drifting. Ongoing windy conditions and drifting snow...
City officials announced the March sale at the Fort Caspar Museum
Casper, WY – According to the city officials, you can reportedly get 20% off clothing at Fort Caspar Museum’s gift shop on Saturday, March 18th. They carry a variety of Wyoming-themed t-shirts, sweatshirts, and caps. After shopping, you can pay a visit to the Museum and enjoy our...
Governor Mark Gordon signed a bill to extend medical assistance to low-income mothers and children for 12 months after birth
Casper, WY – According to the state officials, Governor Mark Gordon also signed a joint resolution that allows Wyomingites to vote on a Constitutional amendment that is a first step in delivering residential property tax reform for Wyoming residents. State officials also said that this came on the final...
CPD increased the reward for information that leads to the apprehension and prosecution of the person who committed the crime of Arson at Wellspring Health Access
Casper, WY – According to the police officials, this unfortunate incident occurred on May 25, 2022. It happened at 918 East 2nd Street. Through the assistance of a concerned member of our community, an additional $10,000 will be added to the existing $5,000 reward already offered by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms.
Gov. Gordon signed a supplemental budget that places more than $1 billion in savings, allowing the state to keep taxes low and generate higher investment returns that will benefit future generations
Casper, WY – According to the state officials, the Governor also thanked the Legislature for delivering a budget that reflects the approach he outlined in his supplemental budget proposal – one that sets aside funds for leaner times ahead and addresses the inflationary pressures facing Wyoming citizens and the concerns of the state’s most vulnerable and those living on fixed incomes. Most notably, this budget provides for more property tax relief for citizens.
Two students will join Senator Barrasso and Senator Lummis in representing Wyoming during the 61st annual United States Senate Youth Program Washington Week
Casper, WY – According to the state officials, the USSYP, which is set for March 4-11, 2023, was established by the U.S. Senate in 1962, and provides an educational experience for students interested in public service careers. The program provides an in-depth view of the Senate and federal government,...
The Wyoming Department of Health is announcing the selection of candidates to fill two key leadership positions with the department’s Medicaid and related programs
Casper, WY – According to the state officials, Lee Grossman will be the new state Medicaid agent and senior administrator of the Division of Healthcare Financing. Officials also said that Jan Stall has been serving in these roles on an interim basis since last January and intends to retire in March.
University of Wyoming professor Monteith was named the 2022 Partner of the Year by the Wyoming Wildlife and Natural Resource Trust
Casper, WY – According to the state officials, professor Monteith has worked with the WWNRT on numerous projects in Wyoming in the past decade. State officials also said that professor Monteith was singled out for excellence in applied research that allows the board to more effectively improve habitats and conditions for wildlife.
The State of Wyoming petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to delist the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem grizzly bear population
Casper, WY – State officials have announced that the Service has completed its initial review of that petition and found that the grizzly bear in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem may warrant removal from the list of endangered and threatened wildlife. The Service will now initiate a 12-month status review...
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