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A Faith-filled, Farming Family: The Brian & Lory Wing Family

by Gayle M. Irwin Agricultural roots run deep in Wyoming, and for Brian and Lory Wing, farming and faith are ingrained in their heritage legacies they are passing on to their children....more>

Around Our Town: Wyoming Medical Center

Mind These Rules Before Every Trip To the Pool, River Or Lake

By Anna Edwards, Safe Kids coordinator at Wyoming Medical Center Summer weather is finally here. With the hot temperatures, more and more kids and families are heading to the water....more>

Legally Speaking

Governmental Liability For Car Accidents

It happens every day: A driver runs a stop sign, changes lanes without looking, or fails to brake in time, and causes a collision....more>

Marriage and Family

Our Wilsons

Remember the movie Cast Away? Tom Hanks was the main character in this movie from the year 2000. He was stranded on a desolate island, alone....more>

Casper Critters

Pet Ownership Irresponsibility Affects Communities:Four Ways to be More Responsible Toward Our Animals

by Gayle M. Irwin During a six week period earlier this summer, Metro Animal Control and the Casper Humane Society (CHS) received 300 dogs and almost as many cats into their shelters: that's nearly 600 animals into two facilities! Most were strays and/or litters, and many had no identification indicating where they lived or who their owners were....more>

Gentle Virtues

Stretch vs Stress

Every parent is entitled to create his or her own motto. My oldest son, when he was fourteen, inspired (or more accurately, DROVE) me to create mine....more>
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Cool Kid

Living Life with Faith and Purpose: Kira Washut

by Gayle M. Irwin In August 2003, Kira Washut's family was told she may never read, write, or walk....more>

Lawn and Garden

Gardening Quotes

Gardening requires lots of water — most of it in the form of perspiration. (Lou Erickson) My green thumb came only as a result of the mistakes I made while learning to see things from the plant's point of view....more>

Around Our Town: Game and Fish

Anglers Warned of Warming Water Temperatures on the North Platte River

This year the flow of the North Platte River is unusually low and air temperatures are increasing. These conditions have the Wyoming Game and Fish Department's Casper fish management staff very concerned about the impacts on both fish and anglers in the North Platte River below Government Bridge....more>

To Your Health

There Are Going To Be Those Days!

I was getting myself ready to go to church and then to my office recently to write a new article when my beloved wife showed me an interesting article in a health newsletter....more>

Family Finance

Long-Term Care Planning: Then and Now

When you think about long-term care, what is the first thing that comes to mind? For many, it may be nursing homes or something associated with aging and increasing medical needs....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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