University of Wyoming law student and member of the Northern Arapaho Tribe Alyson White Eagle-SoundingSides was reunited this summer with the headdress of Chief Yellow Calf, her great-great grandfather, in a British Museum storage building.
The University of Wyoming community has rallied around the school's lone student from Ukraine.
Take a look back in time with these photos from Casper's history contributed by readers of the Star-Tribune.
"She was destined to be accomplished," former Wyoming Gov. Mike Sullivan said of Nagel. "She's very bright, very personable, always informed, concerned and compassionate. One of the most intellectually curious people I know."
Here’s what people are uncovering in Casper Star-Tribune newspaper archives. Search our historical issues for obituaries, marriage and birth announcements, social pages and local sports. To see more and subscribe, visit https://trib.com/archives.
The discovery of a bison skull on state land led to the finding of a bison jump site that dates back 1,500 years.
The Wyoming Medical Center opened as Wyoming General Hospital in 1911 and has grown on the same spot ever since.
Perhaps the most recognizable landmark in downtown Casper, the 177-foot Wells Fargo tower was constructed in 1968. Wells Fargo announced in 2016 that the tower was deteriorating and posed a public safety hazard, but eventually pledged to restore the structure rather than demolish it.
When it opened in 1901, Wyoming State Penitentiary had no electricity or running water and a poor heating system. It housed about 13,500 prisoners over the years until it closed in 1981.
An entire block of Main Street in Shoshoni, known to many for the faded mural of Geronimo that adorned a brick wall, was demolished in October 2018. More than a century old, the buildings had sat abandoned since a 1979 fire badly damaged the Gambles department store.
Photos from some of Montana and Yellowstone's most historic fires.
A flash flood in August 2002 destroyed 80 percent of Kaycee's businesses and about one-third of homes in town after a powerful rainstorm pounded the area. Damages were estimated at $3 million (about $4.3 million in 2019 dollars when adjusted for inflation).
On May 16, 1986, David and Doris Young entered Cokeville Elementary School with a gasoline bomb, a variety of rifles and handguns, David's philosophical writings and demands for $300 million in ransom. They held 154 students, teachers and staff hostage for three hours before Doris accidental…
When the Wyoming Capitol was renovated a few years back, the project turned up forgotten paintings.
George Bush made multiple visits to Wyoming during his tenure as president and vice president, including a trip to Yellowstone National Park and several stops in Casper.
University of Wyoming student Matthew Shepard was severely beaten and left tied to a fence outside Laramie the night of Oct. 6, 1998. He was found the next day and died Oct. 12 at a Colorado hospital.
The Star-Tribune's coverage of Matthew Shepard began in the Oct. 9, 1998 edition, the morning after Shepard was found beaten and near death outside Laramie. In the year that followed, reporters and photographers chronicled the community's response along with the murderers' court cases.
A downtown Casper staple since 1934, the Wonder Bar was closed in October 2016 and reopened in August 2017 after being completely gutted and remodeled. It opened again for a time before closing down for good in February 2019. Here are some photos from the watering hole's early days.
Mountain View, University Park and Willard elementary schools, along with Frontier Middle School, closed for good in 2018. Here's a look at years' past from the Star-Tribune's photo archive, housed at the Casper College Western History Center.
Part two of our look at the numerous pieces of historic architecture -- as well as a few antique items -- that were uncovered during the ongoing renovation of the Wyoming Capitol in Cheyenne.
The Little Man Mine claim, on Heaths Peak in the Pedro Mountains about 60 miles southwest of Casper, is possibly the discovery site of the Pedro Mountain Mummy.
See how the Wyoming Cowboys' helmets have evolved over the last 40 years.
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