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  • Trick or Treat with the City of Casper!  Get a jump on your candy collection on Halloween Day from 3:00-5:00 pm at City & County buildings.  Check out all the locations where the ghosts and goblins can come for lots of treats and maybe a few tricks!

red arrow•  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.



•  Calling all ghost hunters!  Fort Caspar Museum and the Casper Area Paranormal Seekers are again joining forces to offer a spooky weekend of "Ghost Tours of the Fort 2016" on October 28th & 29th.  The hour-long tours will begin every 20 minutes with the first tour leaving at 7:00 pm and the last leaving at 10:40 pm each night.  Get your tickets early at the Fort Caspar Museum for only $6.00 each.

•  Spooky Skate at the Casper Ice Arena!  Celebrate the spirit of Halloween at the Casper Ice Arena’s Spooky Skate on Saturday, October 29, from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm.  Admission is $4.00 and skate rental is FREE.  Participants wearing costumes will receive $1.00 off of regularly priced admission and automatically be entered into our costume contest.  For more information, call (307) 235-8484.

 Adoptober Fest 2016 Throughout the entire month of October, Metro Animal Services will have adoption promotions, games, and food.  There are dozens of dogs and cats from all over Natrona County that are either unwanted or abandoned.  Metro will also be hosting a reduced-priced vaccination for the public toward the end of the month.  Please check their website for updates and details.  Thank you to all who support the unwanted or abandoned dogs and cats from Natrona County.


•  Shop With a Cop applications are now available.  The Casper, Evansville, and Mills Police Departments along with the Natrona County Sheriff's Office welcome the opportunity to work with families in our community, especially those with underprivileged children.  Shop With a Cop is one of the ways our local law enforcement teams strive to strengthen our community and reach out to these families.  The application can be found here and the deadline is November 25, 2016.

•  Holiday Square will come to life at Conwell Park on Sunday, November 20, 2016, at 5:00 pm.  Holiday Square is the largest holiday lighting in Casper!  Don't miss a special performance by Dream Upon a Princess featuring the Snow Queen and Ice Princess right after the lights are turned on! 

•  Citizens' Academy is an exciting, hands-on series of sessions designed to familiarize citizens with the functions of local government.  If you are interested in participating in an upcoming class of Citizens' Academy, please contact Tanya Johnson in the City Manager's Office at (307) 235-8224 or tjohnson@casperwy.gov.


•  Eastside recycling depot has been relocated.  One of Casper's eight recycling depots located at Walmart East has closed and its replacement is open at Viking Court, off of Wyoming Boulevard across from Verda James School.

City Projects

Project Title/Desc.       Status  Estimated Completion
School Walkability Project ADA ramp installation at intersections in central Casper and installation of flashing school zone signs around four area schools.  Contractor is Powder River Construction, Inc.  October 2016
Robertson Road North Pathway Project Design is complete with easement negotiations ongoing. TBD
East 21st Street This project includes comprehensive infrastructure improvements, including concrete repairs, waterline replacements (nearly all in project area), sewer line replacements (McKinley to Jackson), street reconstruction (1 block near McKinley and 1 block near Beverly), asphalt resurfacing, and traffic control and striping.  The project will result in limited access to portions of East 21st Street at various times and locations.  The project is scheduled for completion in November 2016.  However, some portions of work may be carried over into 2017 construction season due to poor soil conditions and cold Fall weather that prevents the placements of pavement striping.  Construction being done by Hedquist Construction.  More information here. November 2016.
Bryan Stock Trail Bridge This project is managed by the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT).  The City of Casper does not direct any of the engineering, construction, or project management.  Please contact WYDOT with all questions at 307-473-3200.  Construction being done by Hedquist Construction. November 2016.
15th & Elm Streets Improvements Project  Work is complete on Elm Street from 15th to 13th Streets.  All utilities are complete and final paving is expected soon on Elm Street from 12th Street to CY Ave.  Construction being done by Grizzly Construction, LLC. October 2016.
Fire Station #6 Work is on schedule; metal roof deck being installed at apparatus bays; electrical rough-ins have begun; and exterior plywood sheathing at living quarters is underway.  Recent pictures here.  Construction being done by Caspar Building Systems.  April 2017.
Hogadon Lodge

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. Construction team is working in full-force every day.  Projected scheduled date for the lodge to be enclosed for winter construction is the week of November 21.  New pictures here.

June 2017.

Community Projects

Project Title/Desc.     


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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