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Multilinguist Danny Villalobos

By Neva Bodin Catching the energy and enthusiasm seventeen-year-old Danny Villalobos has for learning and life is easy as he shares his future goals....more>

Gentle Virtues


"Here. Read this. You might find it interesting," said my twenty-two-year-old son handing me a hardback titled 13 Hours in Benghazi by Mitchell Zuckoff with the Annex Security Team....more>

Family Finance

Thinking About Retiring Early? Make Sure You Have the Essentials Covered

Do you dream of wrapping up your career early so you can pursue other interests? The idea of early retirement appeals to many of us, but it takes more than dreaming....more>
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Cover Family

Melding Cultures, Blending People Creating One Family: The Jerry and Christeen Howse Family

By Gayle M. Irwin When Jerry and Christeen Howse married more than eleven years ago, they melded two cultures, two backgrounds, and two families, creating one caring, cohesive unit with Christ as the focal point....more>

Around Our Town: Community

Annette Daughtry and Family

Meet Annette Daughtry, a Casper resident for the past four years. She was born in Panama. Some of her relatives only speak Spanish, therefore her phone recording is bilingual....more>

Library Events

Monday December 12 Tween Monday: Let's Make a Deal (Christmas Edition) 4 pm, Crawford Room, Grades 46 Tuesday December 13 Beyond the Inbox 10 am, Tech Center, Computer Class Launching Little Learners: Tiny Tots 10:30 am, Crawford Room & Mills Branch, Babies & Toddlers Virtual Reality Demo 48 pm, Drop-In, Crawford Room, All Ages Never Too Old Book Club: Challenger Deep 6:30 pm, Metro Coffee Co....more>
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Business Spotlight

Make a Healthy Lifestyle a Part of Your New Year's Resolution - Medically Supervised Weight Loss Can Be Your Key to Success

Every year we make a list of New Year's Resolutions, most of which we forget as the weeks and months of the new year drag on....more>

Game and Fish

Raptor Rescue

The Teton Raptor Center, with support from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, is working to bolster the Golden Eagle Rescue Network....more>

Marriage and Family

Parental Alienation

Last month's article focused on the various, complex emotions a child may face when experiencing their parents' divorce....more>

Casper Critters

Christmas Gift Ideas for Pets and Pet Lovers

By Gayle M. Irwin For many people, pets are family, and when the holiday season rolls around, they purchase Christmas gifts for their furry companions....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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