COVID-19 testing was completed last week for all inmates, staff and contract staff at the Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution (WMCI) in Torrington. A total of 935 tests were conducted. Positive results were reported for two staff members and one contract health care staff. There were …
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Three sightseeing balloons crashed Monday in a popular western Wyoming tourist destination, injuring between 16 and 20 people, officials said.
The main parking area at Frontier Park was more crowded than anyone could have expected at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday. Usually by this time of year, everyone is slowly making their way out of the park, going home to rest up for the next party at Cheyenne Frontier Days.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wildlife officials in Wyoming have asked residents to report dead rabbits in their yards, rural property and outdoor areas because a viral disease has been identified in several neighboring states.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The coronavirus has prompted cancellation of a charity antelope hunt that has drawn teams of famous, powerful men to central Wyoming for over 75 years and now faces growing criticism that ceremonies tied to the event crudely and inaccurately appropriate Native American …
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming will not issue a statewide mask order despite record-high reported cases of the coronavirus, Gov. Mark Gordon said Wednesday.
Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce members, several Laramie County Commission candidates and several guests gathered early Tuesday morning to talk politics and breakfast, but mostly the former.
Y2 Consultants, LLC, a provider of environmental, survey, planning, and engineering services, recently bought Cheyenne-based consulting firm Western Research and Development, Ltd. The acquisition continues Y2’s expansion across the state and enhances the company’s ability to serve its clients.
Laramie County Library System will receive $145,000 from the American Library Association (ALA) to build capacity and expand programming to small businesses and entrepreneurs from low-income and underrepresented groups. Laramie County Library System is one of 13 public libraries around the c…
There were a lot of differences between this year’s version of Cheyenne Day, and the traditional event held during Cheyenne Frontier Days. The changes and the coronavirus didn’t limit the fun or stop the various activities, but there were some significant differences.
The County Commission candidate forum is set for 7:30 a.m. today (Tuesday, July 28) at Little America Hotel and Resort. Voters will enjoy a good breakfast while asking questions of candidates. County Commissioner candidates Brian Lovett, Nathan Smith, Slade Raine, CJ Manalo, Buck Holmes, Wil…
Cheyenne Downtown Development Authority (DDA) recently launched an improved ReRide Bike Sharing Program. The new program revolves around app-based usage, while providing a healthy alternative to downtown transportation.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming officials plan to distribute 500,000 face masks to school districts around the state to help schools reopen during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Cheyenne City Council has given the green light for a new roundabout. It will be located behind Frontier Mall, at the intersection of Prairie Avenue and Frontier Mall Drive. A four-way stop is currently in use at the intersection.
DOUGLAS, Wyo. (AP) — Residents in Wyoming have raised concerns about a dozen piles of human feces and wads of used toilet paper found lining residential roads near a highway rest area that closed during the coronavirus pandemic.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Two U.S. government agencies agreed Thursday to keep state regulators primarily in charge of regulating groundwater pollution from uranium mining in the latest move by President Donald Trump's administration to prop up the ailing industry.
WASHINGTON, D.C. –U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) recently spoke on the Senate floor about the need to reopen the economy and reopen schools.
Rhianna Brand is a proud native-born Cheyenne resident and received her Bachelor's of Science degree majoring in communication with a minor in marketing and sales.
During this afternoon’s House Republican leadership press conference, Wyoming Congresswoman and House GOP Conference Chair Liz Cheney (R-WY) highlighted the progress made by House Republicans and the Trump Administration on Operation Warp Speed as well as holding China accountable for the sp…
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans facing electoral uncertainty in November turned on one another in a private meeting on Tuesday, as a small group of conservative lawmakers confronted House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney over what they said was disloyalty to President Donald Trump.
Bob Lampert, long-time director of the Wyoming Department of Corrections (WDOC), has announced that he is resigning his position and retiring. Lampert has been Director of that agency since November 10, 2003, making him the longest-tenured state correctional agency head in the nation.
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's unemployment rate fell to 7.6% in June, down from 8.8% in May as state officials lifted some public health orders for slowing spread of the coronavirus.
At 11 a.m. on July 24, the City of Cheyenne will host a groundbreaking for the new Henderson Ditch Greenway, at the southeast corner of Belaire Ave. and Henderson Dr. The public can watch the ceremony via a live stream on the City of Cheyenne’s Facebook page.
Laramie County’s early voting site and voter service center will close July 22, for the Cheyenne Day holiday. Early voting for the Aug. 18 Primary Election and voter services will resume at 8:30 a.m. on July 23. Voters can still return their voted absentee ballots in the ballot drop box, lo…
Part of a local street will be closed for much of this week for a utility project. From July 20 – 24, E. 5th St. between Evans and House Ave. will be closed for a water main project. A detour on E. 6th Ave will be in place. Residential access will be accommodated.
It’s not Cheyenne Frontier Days, but it is quite a lot to look forward to. Despite the loss for a year of the venerated Frontier Days tradition, local leaders have joined forces to provide many summer events for folks in Cheyenne.
The Downtown Development Authority (DDA) recently was awarded a $6,745 grant from the Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund, a State of Wyoming program with the Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources.
Governor Mark Gordon has announced the appointment of J.C. DeMers as Director of the Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH). DeMers replaces former director Sean Chambers, who was appointed to be a Circuit Court Judge for the First Judicial Judicial District.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A coalition of states, environmentalists and American Indians on Monday renewed its push to stop the Trump administration from selling coal from public lands after a previous effort to halt the lease sales was dismissed by a federal judge.
Saturday July 18 was the Fifth Annual Paint Slingers Street Art Festival in collaboration with West Edge Collective. Over 30 artists gathered to create a more vibrant Cheyenne, painting 14 walls around Downtown and the West Edge.
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A contract healthcare worker from the Wyoming State Penitentiary (WSP) in Rawlins has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus and is currently self-quarantined. This individual did not have any exposure to WSP inmates. An additional five WSP staff members who had extended direct contact wit…
The Wings Over Warren Airshow is still scheduled for July 22, 2020, but the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will not be performing at this year’s event.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming's governor and top public health officer spoke firmly in support of wearing face masks in public amid accelerating spread of the coronavirus and doubt among some that masks are necessary.