Tom Dixon, Casper Star-Tribune

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Casper Star-Tribune

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Past articles by Tom:

Forest Service management plans likely to close some roads, make others ATV-only

Chase Woirhaye hears the complaints all the time from his customers. → Read More

Local food proponents study food hubs in Wyoming

Jesse Miller doesn’t believe the tired line about building it and they will come. → Read More

City attorney defends decision to remove himself from disputes with former councilman

Some participants at this week's Casper City Council meeting were surprised when city attorney Bill Luben recused himself ahead of a contentious debate over whether to award a project to → Read More

Casper veterans club seeking to grow membership, rebound from loss of liquor license

A bright, new, handpainted American flag adorns the wall behind the former bar of the Powder River Veterans Club in downtown Casper. → Read More

Grant Street Grocery closes following health violations

Grant Street Grocery in Casper has temporarily closed its doors after health inspectors found a number of violations regarding the source of the store’s meat and the temperature at which → Read More

Councilman Craig Hedquist announces resignation

Councilman Craig Hedquist announced his resignation Monday evening by email. → Read More

UW geriatrics center to use $2.5 million grant for education, technology

The elderly and their families may have a chance to learn caregiving techniques to help keep senior citizens in their homes longer thanks to a $2.5 million federal grant recently → Read More

Saratoga timber industry gains steam as beetle epidemic wanes

SARATOGA - Vast swaths of the Medicine Bow National Forest stand gray and dead in the wake of the worst mountain pine beetle epidemic in history. → Read More

Expanded facility helping Saratoga hatchery restore the endangered Wyoming toad

The secret to feeding a young Wyoming toad is to use a spice bottle. → Read More

Casper plaza moves forward as state agrees to sell property

Downtown Casper proponents are happy the state of Wyoming has agreed to a key component to creating a public plaza, but caution there is a long way to go before → Read More

School gardens continue to sprout in Natrona County

New construction at Evansville Elementary signals the latest expansion of the Casper Community Greenhouse Project’s school gardens program. → Read More

Wyoming businesses join new frontier using drones

R.J. Mowrey’s drone is jet black with yellow trim. → Read More

Business Council proposes rule changes to grant program

The Wyoming Business Council began a 45-day public comment period Monday for the proposed rule changes to its infrastructure grant program. → Read More

Wyoming high court agrees Casper clerk should not have rejected smoking petition signatures

The Casper city clerk should not have automatically rejected some of the signatures on a 2013 petition to put Casper’s smoking ordinance to a public vote, according to a Wyoming → Read More

Casper officials balance housing needs, safety when condemning structures

The front yard of the South Washington Street home was littered with junk. → Read More

Fremont County ambulance services face financial, leadership woes

Fremont County is seeking its third Emergency Medical Services director in two years amid increasing financial woes. → Read More

Nonprofit agrees to purchase Bighorn ski hill for $275,000

A long-shuttered ski area in the heart of the Bighorn Mountains may finally have a chance to reopen after winter recreation advocates agreed to purchase the property from the U.S. → Read More

Casper companies prepare for credit card changes

An international effort by three major credit card companies to stem fraud means Wyoming merchants will need to purchase new equipment by this fall or risk being held liable for → Read More

Outgoing workforce services director reflects on her tenure

The departing head of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services is considering other prospects, she said Thursday. → Read More

City of Casper selects Texas search firm to find next city manager

A Texas search firm is expected to lead the hunt for Casper’s next leader. → Read More