So let's face it, anybody who's anybody has spent an inordinate amount of time and money at the 2011 Central Wyoming Fair and Rodeo. I mean, why wouldn't they? It's basically the coolest part of the summer.
Have you been to the fair yet? If not, you do NOT know what you're missing. The food, the rides, the games, the people watching (Ohhhhhh, the people watching)- it all makes for one of the most exciting weeks of the Casper year.
The highlight of Summer for many citizens of Casper is Parade Day. Parade Day is an excuse to get off of work, get outside, spend some quality time with one's family and let the kids eat as much candy as they can get their hands on.
How do you know when Summer has begun? Is it the heat? Is it when baseball season starts heating up? Is it when your Grandmother makes her famous bowl of potato salad? Well, in Casper, one surefire way to know that Summer is here is when the Central Wyoming Fair and Rodeo comes to town!
Another year has come and gone, and with it, the remnants of the 2011 Fireworks Festival that was held at the Casper Events Center. Approximately a million people (ok, maybe not that many) came out to see amazing bands, eat incredible food, and drink adequate beer.
What do you remember about the 4th of July? Bbq's? The lake? Beer? Family time? Regardless of what you do and do not remember, there is one thing that nobody will ever forget, there is one thing that is synonymous with the 4th of July- Fireworks.
On Friday night, fans bore witness to the Wyoming Cavalry defeat the Omaha Beef (mmmm, beef) in the Cav's final home game of the season, with a final score of 59-53. It was a close game but it seemed the
"As we go on, we remember all the times we had together." Truer words have never been spoken. Thank you Vitamin C. That line is especially poignant for the Kelly Walsh graduating class of 2011. On Monday night, the graduates took to the stage to receive their diplomas, and start the journey to the rest of their lives
Congrats to the grads of NCHS! The class of 2011 held their graduation commencement on Sunday and a packed house witnessed all of the hullabaloo that usually comes with graduation ceremonies. Check out these pics of the proceedings
They say that laughter is the best medicine, and the lucky folks that caught Bob Zany and Keith West at The Attic on Friday should be in good health for the next few years, as the laughs were aplenty. Keith West and his lovely assistant opened the show with some magic, some dancing, and some very odd costumes, before Zany came on stage with his trademark cigar and one-liners. Not there? Check out these pics and videos to see what you missed!
Kellan Grogan, the son of Tom and Sommer Grogan of Casper, was born on Christmas Eve 2010, and due to his health complications, had to be sent to Denver, CO via Air Life. Kellan, Tom and Sommer spent 3 months in Denver while Kellan healed from his numerous surgeries. While in Denver, Tom and Sommer were able to stay at the Ronald McDonald House, allowing them to be close to their son, while easing their financial burden.
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