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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.
CASPER, WY
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CASPER, WY

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2022 ACM Honors Will Bring All-Star Lineup to Fox

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NASHVILLE, TN

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Local Wyoming Brewery To Hit The Trails With New Beer

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SARATOGA, WY

David Nail Announces 2022 Story to Tell Tour

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New Map Depicts Wyoming’s Precambrian Basement

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Maren Morris + Young Superfan Connect During Incredibly Touching Moment on ‘Today’ [Watch]

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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.
NATRONA COUNTY, WY