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Police Investigate Suspicious Death
Casper police responded to a report of a death at an address in the 300 block of North Jackson Street about 12:40 p.m. today, according to a news release from Capt. Steve Freel. The deceased subject is only being identified as a male at this time, and the circumstances of the death are suspicious, F…
Sylvan Pass Closed For Explosive Emergency
The discovery of unexploded ordnance has temporarily closed the road over Sylvan Pass to Pahaska which is east of the east entrance to Yellowstone National Park, according to a news release from park on Friday afternoon. The ordnance is left over from avalanche hazard mitigation work. The device was…
Natrona County Fire Crews Battling Deer Creek Fire
The Natrona County Fire District had a busy night. They are battling a 30 acre fire off Hat Six Road. The Deer Creek fire is burning in an area of grass, sage and timber. Crews from the District worked the blaze through the night and expect to have it contained sometime tonight. A District spokesman…
President Carter Has Cancer
ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter announced he has been diagnosed with cancer in a brief statement issued Wednesday. “Recent liver surgery revealed that I have cancer that now is in other parts of my body,” Carter said in the statement released by the Carter Center. &…
One Vehicle Rollover Injures Three Youth
Three juveniles were hospitalized after they were injured in a one-vehicle rollover crash north of Bar Nunn on Saturday morning, a Natrona County Sheriff’s Office spokesman said. The Sheriff’s Office received the call at 10:15 a.m., Sgt. Aaron Shatto said. The accident happened shortly…
City Councilmember Craig Hedquist Resigns
In a surprise announcement, Casper City Council member Craig Hedquist tendered his resignation late Monday afternoon. “After careful consideration and consulting will my family, I have decided it is in the best interest for all involved that I respectfully resign my position on the Casper Cit…
Converse County Man Killed By Sheriff’s Deputy
A man in Converse County died early today in a shooting involving a sheriff’s deputy, according to a news release from Sheriff Clint Becker. The incident happened at 12:23 a.m., Becker wrote. The deputy apparently was not injured in the incident, but the deputy has been placed on administrati…
County Attorney Bill Knight Resigns
Natrona County Attorney Bill Knight will resign effective Aug. 15 to go into private practice, he said Wednesday “I’ve been here six years, it’s just time to do something different,” Knight said, adding he will practice with another partner. Wednesday, County Commission C…
Casper Lifts Temporary Irrigation Ban
The temporary ban imposed Friday on watering lawns has been lifted, according to a news release from the Casper Police Department on Sunday morning. “Crews at the Central Wyoming Regional Water System were able to repair the polymer system used to treat drinking water drawn from the river,,&#x…

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