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There is still time and hope for the Rockies

There is still time and hope for the Rockies

As we head into June, it is certainly the appropriate time for our Colorado Rockies to settle down and start making some progress in the Natio…

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Summer reading preview: ‘Every Hero Has a Story’

When you hear the word “hero” mentioned, any number of things may come to mind. For many, it may be someone who has done something special, ma…

May 25, 2015 10:00 am(0)

Lost moments

Lost moments

The mysterious silence hung heavily.

May 24, 2015 12:00 pm(0)

Princes and princesses

Princes and princesses

A lot of babies have been born lately. Famous babies. Babies that receive full-on television coverage, tweets, posts, lullabies, well-wishes, …

May 24, 2015 6:00 am(0)

Raising a princess: Advice for the royals

Raising a princess: Advice for the royals

It would be selfish of me not to offer my hard-won advice on raising a princess to William and Catherine, , now that Charlotte Elizabeth Diana…

May 23, 2015 12:56 pm(0)

Holey socks and silver linings

Holey socks and silver linings

The other day I was so disappointed to take off my shoes and feel the cool of the floor through a hole in the heel of my left sock. Immediatel…

May 23, 2015 6:00 am(0)

Spring and state track come hand in hand

Spring and state track come hand in hand

The sun is shining, birds are chirping and flowers are blooming. OK, so maybe not. The snow is falling, and the wind is blowing.

May 22, 2015 11:13 am(0)

Do your research to help your garden grow

Do your research to help your garden grow

“Mary, Mary, quite contrary. How does your garden grow?” This classic nursery rhyme poses a current conversation topic that has begun in excha…

May 22, 2015 10:00 am(0)

Mokler, Ellison, Greenburg and the lost Custard grave

Mokler, Ellison, Greenburg and the lost Custard grave

This year on July 24-26 Fort Caspar will hold the 150th anniversary celebration of the Battle of The Red Buttes (Custard Fight) and the Battle…

May 21, 2015 2:00 pm(0)

Woman versus phone: phone wins

Woman versus phone: phone wins

As if I don’t write enough dumb things myself, my not-so-smart phone has now begun composing messages for me. And they aren’t wonderful.

May 20, 2015 2:00 pm(0)

Fallen Soldiers

The following are the names of fallen U.S. service people killed in service this week. We honor them and will remember their contribution to o…

Veterans’ job fair

The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) Casper Workforce Center is hosting a “Hiring Our Heroes” job fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wedne…

CC-Tyler Sanner and Hanna Wille

CC-Tyler Sanner and Hanna Wille

Two Casper College students were recently chosen as 2013 Outstanding Student Employees at CC. Both received a certificate and $50 cash. Tyler …

Champions!

Champions!

The Natrona County High School JROTC Mustang Rifle Team won the state championship recently. Of the 10 medals awarded for individual high scor…

Wildfire prevention while recreating

Residents still have plenty of warm, outdoor weather to enjoy. However, with drought conditions at an extreme, folks are asked to take extra c…

WY Women's 7.0 Super Sr's Tennis Chamions

WY Women's 7.0 Super Sr's Tennis Chamions

The Wyoming Super Senior Women's 7.0 Team, captained by Suzanne Gulley of Casper, won the Intermountain Sectional Tennis Championships in Las …

Just Bark for dogs

Just Bark for dogs

Kris Bachert can’t help picturing the dogs in shackles and orange jumpsuits. Traditional animal shelters remain an unfortunate necessity but s…

Smith’s teams with American Red Cross

Smith's Food & Drug Stores is offering customers a convenient way to assist the American Red Cross in its international relief response to…

Meter is running on electric rate hike

Meter is running on electric rate hike

Calling Rocky Mountain Power’s proposed $97.9 million annual rate hike the largest it has ever filed, the administrator of the Wyoming Office …

Oil and Gas Commission threatens to plug wells

Oil and Gas Commission threatens to plug wells

In an unusual display of candor, a financially strapped coal bed methane developer told the Wyoming Oil and Gas Commission of the hardships hi…