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City Media Releases

Red Arrow •  Water Safety Instructor Certification Course available at the Casper Family Aquatic Center beginning March 13, 2017.  Find more details here.

•  The Bozeman Trail is the topic of the Fort Caspar Museum Association's Winter Lunch & Learn program being held on Saturday, January 28, 2017.  See the full press release here.

•  Lifeguard Training Courses at the Casper Family Aquatic Center will be held in March.  Find additional information here.

 •  Mechanical Failures Delay Trash Collection.  For details, please see this press release or visit the City of Casper's Facebook page.  Thank you for your patience and understanding!

  Casper City Council Pre-meetings will be recorded and made available online beginning January 17, 2017.  Full details can be seen here. 

•  Got cabin fever?  Visit Fort Caspar Museum on Saturday, January 28, 2017, for the Wintertime Pioneer Games.  Find more details here.

•  Skate with Shiver the Polar Bear at the Casper Ice Arena on Saturday, January 21, 2017, from 1:00 - 3:00 pm.  More information can be found here.

•  Family Pool Party!  The Casper Family Aquatic Center is excited to offer a summertime favorite this winter.  See the full media release here.

•  Get Your Dancing Shoes On!  Winter and spring dance classes at the Casper Recreation Center begin January 16, 2017.  More information here.

•  Casper Recreation Center to Host Super Fun Day & Kid's Night Out.  During the school break on Monday, January 16, 2017, elementary aged children can participate in a variety of activities including sports, arts & crafts, ice skating, games, and more.  Details here.

•  Aquatic classes such as adult water exercise, youth learn to swim and safety classes, lifeguarding, and CPR training are offered at the Casper Family Aquatic Center.  All classes are overseen by American Red Cross certified instructors.  Registrations are being take for all classes.  Full press release here.

•  Don't be left in the dark!  City of Casper announces new Eclipse HotlineQuestions about City-related items such as permitting, licensing, park uses, camping, and much more should be directed to the Eclipse Hotline at (307) 235-7568 or emailed to Carla Mills-Laatsch at camills@casperwy.gov.  Full news release here.


•  New traveling exhibit at Fort Caspar Museum: a new traveling exhibit of small watercolor paintings done by an Englishman as he traveled through North America from 1868 to 1869.  This display will be on view through the middle of January 2017.  See the press release here.

•  Snow Removal Throughout the Winter: The City of Casper wants to remind commercial and residential property owners/tenants that shoveling or pushing snow into the street and/or gutter is prohibited.  For additional information, see the full release here.

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Keep your neighborhood lit!  With the days getting shorter, many Casper residents go to work in the dark and come home in the dark.  While not enjoyable, this can make it easier to spot streetlights that are out or flickering.  Streetlight outages are best reported to Rocky Mountain Power by visiting their website at www.rockymountainpower.net.  See full details here.


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Safety Tips

  Fire Safety During Winter Storms: Please take a moment to review this tip sheet containing important reminders that will help keep you and your family safe from a winter fire.

 

 Carbon Monoxide SafetyOften called the invisible killer, carbon monoxide is an invisible, odorless, colorless gas created when fuels (such as gasoline, wood, coal, natural gas, propane, oil, and methane) burn incompletely.  In the home, heating and cooking equipment that burn fuel can be sources of carbon monoxide.  Please take a look at important carbon monoxide safety tips here.


City Projects


Project Title/Desc.       Status  Estimated Completion
2nd Street Concrete Repairs This project corrects miscellaneous concrete items along East 2nd St. between Durbin St. and Venture Way; includes curb and Gutter, valley gutters, and ADA ramps. TBD 
Bryan Stock Trail  This project corrects the settlement north of the North Platte River and south of Metro Rd, and includes replacing a stretch of water main, new curb and gutter, and asphalt surfacing. TBD 
26th Street Improvements From McKinley St. to Sagewood Ave.: this is a mill and fill project with new ADA ramps. TBD  
English Avenue From Poplar St. to Circle Dr: this project installs new curb & gutter, catch basins, and asphalt surfacing. TBD  
Landmark Drive Improvements From Blackmore Rd. to East 2nd St.: this is a “mill and fill” project, where the existing asphalt surface will be milled 2-inches and new asphalt surfacing installed.            TBD 
McKinley Street Underpass   This project upgrades the storm sewer system and surfacing at the McKinley St. underpass at I-25.  TBD 
South Spruce Street From CY Ave. to Collins: the east side of this street was recently upgraded by the school district during the renovations to NCHS. This project will complete the west side of the street, with new curb & gutter, asphalt surfacing, catch basins, and ADA ramps. TBD  
Columbine Improvements From Indian Paintbrush to Carnation St.: this is another mill and fill project, including misc. water and sanitary sewer work, with new ADA ramps. TBD 
K Street Improvements From Center St. to Grant St.: this involves the complete reconstruction of K Street, with new water, sanitary sewer, and storm sewer mains, along with enhanced pedestrian connectivity with widened sidewalks. TBD 
East 21st Street

This project is now complete from Beverly St. to Glendale Ave.  The project will be put into winter shutdown on Nov.11th.  Winter shutdown will run from Nov. 11th to approx. April 1st.  All streets will be open and fully accessible during winter shutdown.  Some waterline and concrete replacements along with asphalt paving will be completed in the spring of 2017 between Glendale Ave. and McKinley St. 

Spring 2017
15th & Elm Streets Improvements Project  Phase A (Elm from 15th to 13th and 12th to CY) has been completed.  Phase B (15th from Ash to CY) work will begin in the spring of 2017. Construction being done by Grizzly Construction, LLC. Spring 2017
Fire Station #6 Work proceeding according to schedule; mechanical, electrical, and plumbing rough-in work being done in living quarters; site utilities complete with exception of fiber optic tie-in; interior metal stud partition and hard ceiling nearly complete; roofing underlayment is nearly installed; and exterior personnel doors in apparatus bay has begun.  Only footings and foundations for sign and trash enclosure remain.  Updated pictures hereConstruction being done by Caspar Building Systems.  April 2017
Hogadon Lodge

All roofing membrane work is complete; all clearstory windows installed; interior drywall, metal wall paneling, electrical, and HVAC are ongoing.  Wood framing, interior stairs, and main parking grade entrance concrete are finished; fire suppression tank has been vented; and metal roof over administration office and kitchen is installed. New pictures here.

June 2017
     


Community Projects

Project Title/Desc.     

Status

Estimated Completion

Kelly Walsh Swimming Facility Pool will not meet the deadline of September for the scheduled swimming competitions.  Competitions have been moved to Glenrock. Spring 2017
Kelly Walsh High School Dedication ceremony occurred August 22, 2016.  Completion of the total project should be within 18 months.    Spring 2018
David Street Station Civic space located at corner of W. Yellowstone and David Streets; 43,000 square -foot outdoor facility for ice-skating, farmer's markets, concerts, etc.  See the new website for more information.



 

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