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April 24th Famous Birthdays

Famous Birthdays: Reality star Phil Robertson was born April 24th, 1946. He’s the Duck Dynasty star who founded the enormously successful duck-call business Duck Commander. Before fame the Duck Dynasty was drafted to play quarterback in the NFL after a successful college career at Louisiana Tech University, but turned it down.... Continue Reading

April 24th Fun Facts

Today’s Fun Facts: Today is the Pig in a Blanket Day and Sauvignon Blanc Day! 107,000: Gallons of water used by the average residence during a year. Today in History: On April 24th, 1990 the space shuttle Discovery blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, carrying the $1.5 billion Hubble Space Telescope.... Continue Reading

Casper Councilman Wants State Probe into Police Chief

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A Casper city councilman who used to be police chief says the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation should look into leadership problems at the Police Department. Councilman Chris Walsh made the request in a letter to the interim city manager.... Continue Reading

Man Struck by 2 Vehicles in Wyoming has Died

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A man who was struck by two vehicles Casper has died of his injuries. Casper police say the man in his mid-60s was struck at about 9:20 p.m. Friday while he was crossing the street. Sgt. Kirk Buchholz says the man died Saturday afternoon at Wyoming Medical Center.... Continue Reading

Coal Production on the Rise in Wyoming

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — State figures show coal production in Wyoming has increased by nearly 15 million tons in the first quarter of the year, compared to the same period in 2016. The Casper Star-Tribune reports ( Wyoming’s 18 coal mines produced 80 million tons of coal from January to March this year.... Continue Reading

Man Gets 40 Months in Prison for Cheyenne Robbery

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A 43-year-old man has been sentenced in U.S. District Court of Wyoming to 40 months in prison for robbing a credit union in Cheyenne last year. Christopher D. Bandstra, Colorado transient, had earlier pleaded guilty to a single count of bank robbery.... Continue Reading

April 23rd Fun Facts and Famous Birthdays

Fun Facts and Famous Birthdays: Today is Zucchini Bread Day and Take a Chance Day. Model Gigi Hadid turns 22 today. Gigi started modeling at only 2 years old and was the face of the clothing line Guess in 2012. Playwright William Shakespeare was born on this date in 1564.... Continue Reading

April 22nd Fun Facts and Famous Birthdays

Fun Facts and Famous Birthdays: Today is Earth Day and Jelly Bean Day! Jack Nicholson is 80 today! He is famous for his dark roles in The Shining and The Departed. He was raised to believe that his grandparents were his parents and his mother was his sister.... Continue Reading

April 21st Famous Birthdays

Famous Birthdays: NFL quarterback Tony Romo turns 37 today.  Before retiring Romo set a number of Cowboys franchise records, including most career touchdown passes and most single season passing yards. Queen Elizabeth II was born on April 21st, 1926.  She is one of the longest reigning monarchs in British history and her coronation was the first to be televised in England.... Continue Reading