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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 City Council," he wrote in an email

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Roger Gray, Townsquare Media
Roger Gray, Townsquare Media
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Crews Fight Fire Near Bar Nunn [VIDEO]

The Natrona County Fire District and other agencies were battling a fire near Power Line Road near Bar Nunn on Monday afternoon.

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Townsquare Media
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Sonny Pilcher Files for Bankruptcy Protection; Owes Creditors $5.2M

Casper businessman Sonny Pilcher, who is serving a one-year prison sentence for tax fraud, owes creditors more than $5.2 million, according to his petition for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection.

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Caspar Collins Days Relive Conflicts of 150 Years Ago [VIDEO] [PHOTOS]

It was 150 years ago tomorrow. A young Lieutenant in the 11th Kansas named Caspar Collins had earlier been assigned to an army outpost that was then known as Platte Bridge Station.

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Mark Runnacles, Getty Images
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Governors Invitational Golf Classic is Friday at the Casper Country Club

The Casper Country Club will host Governor Matt Mead and former Governor Mike Sullivan, on July 31st.

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Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
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Master Gardener’s Farmers Market Returns on August 1st

The Master's Gardeners Farmers Market will be held every Saturday from August 1st, through Saturday, September 26th.

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Getty Images
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Armed Robber Tries To Hold Up Two Natrona County Gas Stations

Natrona County Law Enforcement is looking for a man suspected of holding up two Loaf N' Jug gas stations.

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Wyoming State Penitentiary
Wyoming State Penitentiary
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Judge Appoints Defense Team for Dale Eaton in Death Sentence Re-hearing

Natrona County District Attorney Mike Blonigen's desire to hold new death penalty hearing for murderer Dale Eaton inched forward Friday.

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Ohlson Lavoie Collaborative
Ohlson Lavoie Collaborative
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Utility Work to Close North Mike Sedar Park on Monday

Access to North Mike Sedar Park will be closed on Monday to complete utility work for the construction of the new pool, according to a news release from the City of Casper.

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You’re Invited to Happy Hour of Hope July 23rd

In Wyoming this year, it is estimated that more than 2,800 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed and about 1,000 people will lose their battle against the devastating disease. Cancer is the second most common cause of death in the United States, exceeded only by heart disease and accounts for nearly 1 out of every 4 deaths.

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Casper Police Department
Casper Police Department
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Michael Carpenter Charged With Misdemeanors In May Hit-And-Run Accident

The man who allegedly drove a pickup and hit a bicyclist on May 29 has been charged with three misdemeanors, according to court records.

Michael Carpenter, 25, is charged with failure to stop after an accident involving death or injuries, driving with a suspended license, and reckless driving, according to the affidavit filed with Natrona County Circuit Court on Thursday.

Carpenter made his initial appearance in circuit court Friday and pleaded not gu

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Brian Scott, Townsquare Media
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Casper Balloon Roundup Takeoff And Landing [VIDEO]

Balloonists from all over the Rocky Mountain West are in Casper for the 11th Annual Casper Balloon Roundup. Things got started this morning and will continue through Sunday the 26th.

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