Photojournalist and Visual Editor for the Casper Star-Tribune.

Alan Rogers's Biography

Alan Rogers is a photojournalist and Visual Editor for the Casper Star-Tribune, the statewide newspaper of Wyoming. He holds a master's degree in Professional Media and Media Management from Southern Illinois University and has previously worked as a staff photographer for newspapers in Illinois and North Carolina.

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Western Exposure: Clear and Calm — A Wyoming winter is my preferred habitat. Most people consider spring to be the season of rejuvenation or rebirth. And with good cause. The frozen landscape thaws and is transformed as grasses green, trees bud and flowers bloom. Furred and feathered creatures appear and their young are born.

Western Exposure: Cover For Me — A few months ago, I filed an entry under this weekly column in which I waxed poetic about trading in my day-to-day responsibilities for an old camper and heading out to live off the grid. Someone later told me that midway through the read, they thought I was surprising my employer with an unconventional letter of resignation.

Western Exposure: Same Old — If you're reading this, you probably live in Wyoming. And that means you probably spend a lot of time in the car. In this state we're blessed with wide-open space above all else. Which is great, until you need to get somewhere in a hurry.

Live Video: Stetson at Wyoming men's basketball — Wyoming guard and former Torrington star Jason McManamen threw down a highlight-reel dunk against Florida A&M on Monday in Laramie. Contact visual and digital editor Alan Rogers at 307-266-0548 or Follow him on Twitter: @alanmrogers

Western Exposure: Means of Escape — I don't have the urge to run away from any part of my life. I have a job I enjoy, a great family, and friends who mean the world to me. But if the opportunity to leave behind the stress and responsibility of being a productive citizen ever came up, it wouldn't hurt to be ready.

Western Exposure: Abound — Earlier this week a local leader referred to Casper as the cultural center of Wyoming. Hearing the quote spoken out loud seemed like an odd way to describe our town, but I didn't know why. I have no room to criticize, though.

Western Exposure: Glass Ceiling — I was fortunate to grow up in a family where experiencing the outdoors was mandatory, no matter how hard it was raining or what was on television that weekend. I car camped as a kid, did my time as an awkward, depressed Boy Scout, and by the end of high school had developed a love for backpacking.

Western Exposure: Summer Memories — Adults are always trying to impart on kids the attributes that will help them succeed later in life. Take summer camps for example. They're geared toward inspiring positive pursuits in young people, whether it be reading, sports, respect for nature or the community of church life.

Canadian soldier mistakenly buried with Nazis laid to rest in Saskatchewan — EASTEND, SASK. - A Saskatchewan-born soldier was laid to rest Wednesday in his home province, 70 years to the day after he was killed in northern France during the Second World War. Lawrence S. Gordon fought with U.S. forces, but his remains couldn't be accounted for after his death.

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Jan 30, 2015

Newest reason to love Wyoming: The couple I bought a used truck from calling to make sure I made it home OK.

Jan 29, 2015

Woman arrested after allegedly driving drunk through Casper landfill. #Wyoming

Jan 29, 2015

Intro to the most-honest spam email of all time: "Five weeks back, we sent an email to you. We now realize that it was a terrible email."

Jan 29, 2015

New winter triathlon in Casper combines fat biking, skiing and snowshoeing. #Wyoming

Jan 28, 2015

Wind River Canyon. Wind River Reservation, Hot Springs County, Wyoming. Jan. 26, 2015. Photo by Ryan…

Jan 28, 2015

RT @joshwolfson: The ongoing Star-Tribune photo series: Photos of @itsdorgan taking photos on top of his Jeep.

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