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Blazing Trails Outdoors and in Life: Cool Kid - Garret Wesnitzer

By Gayle M. Irwin "I really enjoy being active," said 16-year-old Garret Wesnitzer. That activity involves outdoor sports, such as hiking, backpacking, and rock climbing in summer, hunting for deer and elk in fall, and downhill skiing in winter....more>

Around Our Town: Beartrap Summer Festival

The 2016 Beartrap Summer Festival is set for August 6th and 7th in Beartrap Meadow on Casper Mountain....more>

Casper Critters

Take Your Dog to Work Day: Celebrate the Joy of Pet Companionship!

By Gayle M. Irwin Have you ever taken your dog (or other pet) to work? On June 24, you can! (Okay it with your boss first though!)....more>

Business Spotlight

Summit Title Services

Summit Title Services Community Involvement Summit Title Services is owned by a trio of investors who are proud to live in and make Wyoming their home....more>

Around Our Town: Library Events

Calendar of Events June 2016 Tuesday June 14 Launching Little Learners 10:30 am, Crawford Room, ages ...more>
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A Tribute to Michael P. Stedillie

Kelly Walsh's Speech and Theater Instructor Retires

In a one-room schoolhouse in Aladdin, Wyoming, Michael P. Stedillie's love for story began. Mrs. Ripley, his second-grade teacher, supplied him with a plethora of books to read: books about Wyoming History, Western History, historic poetry such as Beowulf, and more....more>

To Your Health

Chronic times for the Cervical spine, Part Two

Howdy! Well, we are back again dealing with effects of technology these days. In the last article I focused on the negative effects of looking down working on lap tops, ipads, and general activities such as cell phone texting, face booking etc....more>

Around Our Town: Wyoming Otolaryngology

Choosing Hearing Instruments

Cheryl Drost, Au.D. Wyoming Otolaryngology Casper, Wyoming We are all familiar with the mantra, "When purchasing real estate, base your decision on Location, Location, Location....more>

Around Our Town: Game and Fish

Newborn wildlife best left alone, even in urban areas

Every spring brings an array of newborn wildlife to Wyoming, and the Game and Fish wants to remind people to leave these newborns alone and walk away for the animals' sake....more>
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Cover Family

Hard Work, Sacrifice, and Role-Modelling: The Steve and Courtney Reynolds Family

By Gayle M. Irwin "Being a dad is the most important job a man can have I get to teach my kids to love God by how I love them, to be a positive example in their lives," said Steve Reynolds....more>

Marriage and Family


Winston Churchill, Patty Duke, Linda Hamilton, Abraham Lincoln, Isaac Newton, Jimmy Piersall (professional athlete), Brooke Shields, Vincent Van Gogh, Ludwig Von Beethoven and Terry Bradshaw are familiar names in most households....more>

Family Finances

The Financial Side of Being a Caregiver

`Caring for a family member is complex. While deeply meaningful, it can be emotionally taxing and often presents unexpected challenges, often financial ones....more>

Gentle Virtues


My family helps me around the house. As a thank you to them, I do the evening dishes. Sometimes I struggle to tackle plate after plate, spoon after spoon, pot after pan....more>

Around Our Town: Wyoming Medical Center

Meet our Docs: Bruce Ebrahimpour, M.D., is fellowship-trained in total joint reconstruction You could say a broken arm led to a career in orthopedics for P....more>
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A Pirate's Tale -- Part XI

The Captain's legs felt like noodles and his eyes darted to and fro across the deck of the ship in search of rope....more>

A Pirate's Tale - Part IX

Charlotte stood on the shore of the island watching as Crayford rowed away without so much as a farewell....more>

A Pirate's Tale - Part VIII

Special thanks to one of our faithful reader, Rachel Tenney for her editorial comments and contributions....more>

A Pirate's Tale - Part VII

Matthew strived to keep his eyes on Crayford, pausing only to defend himself as he wrestled his way through the tumultuous crowd with increasing difficulty as the battle raged around him....more>

A Pirate's Tale - Part VI

From below deck, Charlotte could hear swords clashing, people yelling and heavy footsteps. She stood frozen in the middle of the cell, wanting to press herself against the bars and catch a glimpse of what was happening and pull back to take shelter in the corner at the same time....more>

A Pirate's Tale - Part V

Special thanks to one of our faithful readers, Rachel Tenney, for her editorial comments and contributions....more>

A Pirate's Tale - Part IV

Special thanks to one of our faithful readers, Rachel Tenney, for her editorial comments and contributions When Duke climbed back on deck, it was with resolve.He looked around at his crewmates with a steadfast decisiveness in his countenance that did not betray his nervous emotions....more>

A Pirate's Tale - Part III

"Papa! Papa!" the young angel-like figure practically flew up the stairs of her father's ship, the Oceania....more>

A Pirate's Tale - Part II

As Duke stood at the bow of the Silverado and looked out across the miles of water in every direction, his heart was in as much unrest as it had been the day he arrived and for the first time in eight years, he cried....more>

A Pirate's Tale

The usually welcome, comforting salt spray from the ocean did nothing for Duke Rogers today as he stood at the bow of the Silverado....more>
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