Latest Casper News

Famous Wyoming grizzly, cubs, chased away from risky area

Sep. 26, 2021 10:12 AM EDT

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Felicia, the mama grizzly bear whose troubles won the hearts of the Internet, has successfully shepherded her cubs through a perilous summer. Her fans miss seeing the little bear family grazing and frolicking along Togwotee Pass. But they hope, for...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 25, 2021 00:33 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Big Horn 30, Burns 8 Buffalo 38, Rawlins 6 Casper Kelly Walsh 34, Laramie 24 Cheyenne Central 38, Cheyenne South 0 Cheyenne East 24, Sheridan 21 Cody...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 17, 2021 23:57 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Big Horn 20, Newcastle 0 Big Piney 28, Pinedale 0 Burns 26, Glenrock 22 Campbell County 67, Cheyenne South 15 Casper Natrona 42, Casper Kelly Walsh 7 ...

Third candidate quits after Trump endorsement in Cheney race

Sep. 14, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming state legislator is no longer among the Republicans challenging Liz Cheney in 2022. Republicans should unite to defeat Cheney, state Rep. Chuck Gray, of Casper, said in a statement suspending his campaign Tuesday. ...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 11, 2021 00:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Buffalo 20, Green River 19 Casper Natrona 45, Laramie 0 Cheyenne East 27, Campbell County 21 Cody 35, Worland 21 Douglas 51, Belle Fourche, S.D. 0 ...

Wyoming governor says state will fight vaccine mandate

Sep. 10, 2021 11:27 AM EDT

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon said Thursday that he has asked the state's attorney general to be prepared to challenge President Joe Biden's new COVID-19 vaccine mandate, which he called an “egregious example of big government overreach.” “I have...

Donations pour in after Marine from Wyoming killed in Kabul

Aug. 30, 2021 14:31 PM EDT

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Donations are pouring in for the widow and unborn child of a U.S. Marine from Wyoming killed in a bombing in Afghanistan. Rylee McCollum, 20, was among 13 service members killed by a suicide bomb attack Thursday at the Kabul airport. They were...

Donations pour in after Marine from Wyoming killed in Kabul

Aug. 29, 2021 13:57 PM EDT

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Donations are pouring in for the widow and unborn child of a U.S. Marine from Wyoming killed in a bombing in Afghanistan. Rylee McCollum, 20, was among 13 service members killed by a suicide bomb attack Thursday at the Kabul airport. They were...

Wyoming embraces Jeffree Star despite homophobia, his past

Aug. 28, 2021 10:12 AM EDT

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Jeffree Star is, inarguably, the biggest celebrity in Casper. The Youtuber-slash-makeup mogul first landed here in December, saying publicly he wanted to work on his autobiography. Videos and pictures of him exploring the state, eating at local...

Judge offers reduced fines in exchange for COVID-19 vaccines

Aug. 27, 2021 12:47 PM EDT

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A judge in Wyoming is offering defendants a break in their court fines if they agree to get vaccinated against COVID-19, the Casper Star-Tribune reports. Natrona County Circuit Court Judge Steven Brown began offering the deal earlier this summer...