Multiple teenagers were injured in a structure fire that occurred in Casper on Friday, March 4. Their injuries were so severe that three of the teens had to be transported to out-of-state children's hospitals.
"I've been teaching in our school district for 15 years and about five years ago, I had this epiphany that the greatest resource [Wyoming is] exporting is not oil or coal or natural gas; it's actually our youth."
The Unaccompanied Student Initiative (USI) of Casper held an open house last month to show the community just what it is that they do, as well as the services that they offer. And the services they offer are vital, especially in Natrona County.
“It became a case of ‘Could we do this?’ Well, I knew we could. Then, it was a quick phone call to my wife, and I asked her, ‘Should we do this?’ And she said ‘Yes, we should.’ So, would we do this? Yes, we will.”
"I used to always claim that I didn’t care to have a family and that I could never trust to have another one again, but one day, out of the blue, I remember describing you guys as my family. That’s when it hit me. I found my family."