Casper History

The WYO Coffee Ban
Due to repeated "violations of wartime rationing restrictions" in the area, the cities of Casper and Cheyenne temporarily outlawed the sale of coffee.
WYO's World Champ
Long before Hulk Hogan, Ric Flair and The Rock, there was Jack Taylor. In the 1920s, Taylor was the World Heavyweight Wrestling Champion and he called Casper home.
WYO Beer History
According to Beer Advocate, there are now 29 breweries in Wyoming. Here's a toast to one of the Cowboy State's original beer makers, the legendary Casper Brewing Company.
Casper Brewing was the second business in the state to produce their own beer...
WYO's Wildest St. Patty's Party
Patrick Joseph Sullivan ranks among the most prominent political leaders in Wyoming history. He is also credited for throwing the craziest St. Patrick's Day party the Cowboy State has ever seen.
Sullivan arrived in Wyoming in 1888. Like many other Irish immigrants in the area, he found work on a…
Is the Wonder Bar Cursed?
Yesterday, owners of Casper's World Famous Wonder Bar announced they will be selling the iconic downtown saloon next month.
A Casper institution for over 82 years, the Wonder Bar has seen its fair share of turmoil, surviving nearly a dozen owners, several name changes and even a so-called curse.…