Casper City Council approved two contracts during a special meeting Tuesday.
The first contract was for $940,000 with Grizzly Excavating and Construction LLC for utility site work in anticipation of the YMCA's major expansion.
"We needed to approve our piece in that and get it formally approved and passed so that we can start on the infrastructure improvements which basically involve street l
For Peter Wold, heading a campaign for a new YMCA was personal.
"I grew up here in Casper, and I used the YMCA a lot when I was growing up," Wold said Tuesday.
"And then I came back to Casper after being gone for a few years, and realized that this is a wonderful facility, but it's tired, and it's worn out, and it needs to be replaced," he said...
The Casper Family YMCA is celebrating Healthy Kids Day, Saturday, April 28th, from 10 am-4 pm with a free community event that will offer educational opportunities for the entire family to improve health and well-being.