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Around Our Town: Kids Against Hunger

Beyond City Limits: Kids Against Hunger

by Gayle M. Irwin "These kids are lucky to get one meal of rice a day it's hard to teach kids if they're starving," states Roger Fuhrman, project director for Casper Kids Against Hunger, an outreach sponsored by Casper's Highland Park Community Church in partnership with Kids Against Hunger in Minnesota and the Nicaragua Christian Education (NiCE) Foundation of Illinois....more>

Around Our Town: Caspar Collins Day

Fort Caspar Museum Presents Caspar Collins Day on July 26th Casper, Wyoming -Fort Caspar Museum is reviving a favorite local tradition this summer with Caspar Collins Day at the Fort....more>

Around Our Town: Wyoming Medical Center

Why Student Athletes Need a Sports Physical

By Matt Strand, certified physician's assistant at Sage Primary Care As hard as it may be to believe, summer will be coming to a close before we know it and the fall sports seasons will just be gearing up....more>

Legally Speaking

Don't Let a Fire Ruin Your Summer Fun

Ah, there it is — the unmistakable aroma of hot dogs, hamburgers and lots of other yummy foods sizzling on the grill....more>

Around Our Town: Library Events

Dr. Noize Performs at the Natrona County Public Library 7/14/2014 High-energy musical performer "Dr....more>
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Cover Family

Sharing Enduring Love With Each Other and the Community: Terry & Steve Winship

by Gayle M. Irwin "The Love Boat" television show was reality for Terry and Steve Winship before the program even aired, and love continues to sail for this couple as they celebrate 32 years of marriage next month....more>

Around Our Town: New Breathing Apparatus

Media Release For Immediate Release Contact: Patrick McJunkin/PIO Casper Fire EMS Work: 235-8326 Cell: 267-4501 www....more>

Gentle Virtues


I was seven years old when I opened my first savings account. I brought in seven shiny silver dollars, a birthday gift, and gave it to the friendly banker....more>

Family Finances

Should You Take a 'Summer Vacation' From the Stock Market?

There's an old saying with some stock investors: "Sell in May and go away." The saying implies that investors should liquidate positions sometime in the month of May, take the summer off from the stock market, and invest again around Halloween....more>

Around Our Town: Fort Caspar

New Exhibit

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Trey Corkern, Curator of Education tcorkern@cityofcasperwy.com (307) 235-8462 New Exhibit at Fort Caspar Museum Digs into Farming in Wyoming Casper, Wyoming - Fort Caspar Museum has opened a new traveling exhibit from the Wyoming State Museum titled "It Takes Weather, Water, and Work: Farming in Wyoming....more>
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Cool Kid

Logan Hilde: Turning Passion into Responsibility and "Tough Situations" into Growth

by Gayle M. Irwin "My brother was starting a mowing business, and I wanted to figure out what job I wanted to do....more>

Around Our Town: Game and Fish

Youth Fish Challenge

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department Challenges you to take your kids fishing and get them certificates from the Wyoming Youth Fish Challenge....more>

Casper Critters

Designer Dogs: Developed for Breeds' Positive Traits

By Gayle M. Irwin A hybrid dog, also known as a "designer dog," often blends the positive qualities of two breeds, such as friendliness and hypoallergenic traits....more>

Marriage and Family

First Timers

The first time I introduced Carla to anybody as "my wife" was on our honeymoon. The lodge where we were staying had very luxurious locker rooms which Carla wanted to check out, so I, being a guy and not being interested in public locker rooms, decided to go ahead of her and meet her at the hot tub....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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