February 17, 2017 in News
A pair of local brothers are behind the plan to open a microbrewery and restaurant at the former Casper Petroleum Club site.
Daron Gruner has been brewing beer at home for 25 years and is now teaming up with his brother, Ben Gruner, to purchase the club property and take his hobby commercial.
“It’s just something we enjoy doing and we saw a need in Casper,” Ben Gruner told reporters Tuesday.
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February 16, 2017 in News
Wyomingites attending the state’s seven community colleges will pay $5 more per credit hour starting this fall as officials try to increase revenue while also keeping education affordable in tough economic times.
The increase is imposed by the Wyoming Community College Commission and effective for at least the next two academic years. It represents a 5.6 percent hike, bringing the per-credit cost at the seven schools to $94. That’s in line with the commission’s past increases, said executive direct... continue reading
February 15, 2017 in News
A flood warning remains in effect for the Bighorn River between Worland and Greybull.
Kelly Ruiz of the Wyoming Homeland Security Office says concerns for flooding have shifted from Worland in Washakie County to the small towns of Manderson and Greybull in neighboring Big Horn County. But so far, there have been no reports of flooding in the Big Horn County communities.
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February 14, 2017 in News
Sheridan County hasn’t experienced active coal mining since the last coal operation ceased in the 1980s, though it was once a booming coal community peppered with company towns.
That may soon change.
Cloud Peak Energy, which operates the Antelope and Cordero Rojo mines in Campbell County, recently applied for a federal permit to enhance roads and a rail spur between the non-operational Youngs Creek north of Ranchester and the bustling Spring Creek mine in Montana. The construction will facilitate th... continue reading
February 13, 2017 in News
Residents along the Bighorn River in northern Wyoming are battling major flooding with the help of National Guard troops and others.
The flooding began over the weekend when warm temperatures melted snow and ice jams caused water to back up.
More than 100 homes were evacuated in Worland.
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