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He Won the Fight: One Night Before His Retirement, Captain Patrick McJunkin Fights One Last Fire

A hero can be anyone; even a man doing something as simple and reassuring as putting a coat around a young boy's shoulders, to let him know the world hadn't ended. As the smoke started to rise, filling the air of the Wolf Creek subdivision in Casper, Captain Patrick McJunkin of the Casper Fire-EMS department took a deep breath, put on his gear, and prepared himself to do the thing that he's been doing for the last 25 years.
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Your Chances To Go Swimming In Casper Are Numbered, Here’s Why

The joke in Wyoming is that summer only lasts a couple months before fall gets here. It seems the Casper swimming pools follow that rule to a 'T'. I started to get a little misty eyed when I realized it was already time for the Casper public pools to close, meaning summer was coming to a close. After the next couple weeks, the pools will be closed until the beginning of next summer.

PHOTOS: The Unsung Heroes of Beartrap Summer Festival 2022

After a weekend full of music, madness, and a little bit of magic, Beartrap Summer Festival is officially in the books. It was an incredible weekend for all involved; from the musicians, to the crowd, the vendors, and more. But the festival couldn't have happened without so many different people...

Every Clue Killmonger Could Return in ‘Wakanda Forever’

The villain of the first Black Panther, Erik Killmonger (played by Michael B. Jordan), definitely died in the first movie. But what does death even mean at Marvel at this point? Professor X died in Logan and he showed up in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. How many times has Loki died only to be resurrected? It’s a lot.

Natrona County School District Cautions School Access Today

The Natrona County School District and local law enforcement agencies have implemented a controlled access and heightened awareness at the district's schools and buildings on Wednesday. The controlled access advisory is due to "a law enforcement situation in the greater Casper community," according to the district's statement. The district said...

Local Wyoming Brewery To Hit The Trails With New Beer

Have you ever gone into a brewery while they're brewing up a new batch of beer? You know when they're doing it, you'll get whiffs of grain boiling in the distance. It's one of my favorite smells ever(maybe from the summers spent on my Grandfather's farm). I wish they made that in a candle. Actually, that's a million-dollar idea, don't steal that from me, please. Beer nerds around the world would jump at the chance to buy a "brew day" scented candle.

Wyoming Aviation Hall of Fame Inductee

The Wyoming Aviation Hall of Fame (WAHF) and the Wyoming Aeronautics Commission have named John B. Cooksey the 2022 inductee into the Wyoming Aviation Hall of Fame. Awarded posthumously, Cooksey is recognized for his stellar and lengthy career as a flight instructor and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) designated flight examiner in Wyoming.

UPDATE: U.S. Highway 20-26 Reopens; Double Homicide Investigation Continues

Luke Thomas Young has been located and remains a person of interest in this ongoing investigation. At this time there is no ongoing threat to the public. This investigation is still active, more information will be provided when it becomes available. The Natrona County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information related to this investigation to please contact the Natrona County Sheriff’s Office Investigations Division at (307) 235-9282 to make a report.

Yellowstone NP Facebook Group Now Has Funny Merch For Sale

If you haven't joined the Facebook group Yellowstone National Park: Invasion of the Idiots, you're missing out. The group has grown to over 148,000 members and seeing the latest idiot invasion is the best part of my morning. The group highlights the lowlights of visitors to Yellowstone National Park. Really...