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Governor Mark Gordon, in partnership with the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE), has opened the 2020 application period for the Wyoming Recognizing Inspirational School Employees (RISE) Award. This new award, passed by Congress in 2019 and overseen by the U.S. Department of Education (US…

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HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE: HFC) (“HollyFrontier”) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a plan to convert the Cheyenne Refinery to renewable diesel production and to construct a pre-treatment unit (“PTU”) located at the Artesia Refinery. Including the previously anno…

District Attorney for the First Judicial District of Wyoming, Leigh Anne Grant Manlove, issued the following statement regarding the dismissal of the single count of second-degree murder against Benjamin Ketcham (CR-2020-882).

On May 22, 2020 at around 11pm, officers with the Cheyenne Police Department responded to The Lamp Lounge (101 West 6th St), regarding a male, later identified as Aaron Briggs, 36, of Cheyenne, who entered that location and was bleeding from his upper body. Briggs collapsed and was transport…

 On June 4 at 10 a.m. Mountain Time, AARP Wyoming will be joined on a webinar by James Bush, MD, and Lisa Finkelstein, DO, to discuss the basics of telehealth. They will let you know what happens during a telehealth visit, what to ask your insurance company, and what to bring to your first t…

The Wyoming State Board of Education (SBE) accepted alternative calendars for district schools, approved exceptions from the state accountability requirements, as well as adopted its meeting schedule for the 2020-21 academic year at its regular meeting on May 22.

The City of Cheyenne’s Finance and Public Services Committee Meetings will continue next week remotely. Information and links for public access can be found on the City’s Electronic Conference Meeting webpage and is also listed below.


11-year-old Alexis Martinez has been a Girl Scout for five years. Selling cookies is part of scouting, and she doesn’t mind it at all.

Lunches are served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily at the Laramie County Senior Service Center located at 2101 Thomes Ave. Beginning June 1, and in adherence to CDC Covid-19 guidelines, limited seating will be available in the dining room

Applications for the Leadership Cheyenne Class of 2020-2021 are now available to the public. Applications are being accepted now through Friday, June 19th for this professional and personal leadership development program. Applicants will be asked to participate in an Interview Reception at t…

Following approval by the Laramie County Health Department and the State Health Department, Laramie County School District 1 high school graduation ceremonies have been rescheduled to mid-June at Frontier Park.

Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon and representatives from the state’s largest rodeos announced this week that six of Wyoming’s large rodeos and events will not take place in 2020. This decision factored in economics, health concerns and logistics. 

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(CHEYENNE, WY / The Associated Press) Cheyenne Frontier Days was canceled Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, marking the first time the event billed as the world's largest outdoor rodeo has been called off in its 124-year history.

Firewood permits are available for purchase on lands managed by the Cody, Buffalo, Kemmerer, Newcastle, Pinedale, Rawlins, and Rock Springs Field Offices.

In their first year Adopt-An-Airman had amazing success. Hosts and Airmen have formed some tight relationships. This year they again have lots of Airman applicants, but they need more volunteers to be hosts.

Following approval by the Laramie County Health Department and State Health Department, Laramie County School District 1 high school graduation ceremonies have been rescheduled to mid-June at Frontier Park.

The Cheyenne Police Department will kick off this year’s Neighborhood Night Out by hosting a block captains planning meeting at the Cheyenne Public Safety Center, located at 415 W. 18 St., on Wednesday, June 3rd at 5:30 p.m.

Laramie County Library System Board of Directors has decided to extend the closure of all library facilities until Laramie County announces Phase 2 of the Laramie County Recovery Plan and gathering restrictions are eased to at least 100 people. When these two requirements are met, the librar…

There will be a special meeting of the City of Cheyenne’s Governing Body held remotely at 6 p.m. on Thursday, May 28th.  Information and links for public access can be found on the City’s Electronic Conference Meeting webpage and is also listed below. The purpose of the meeting is for collec…

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) has seen an alarming decline in the number of immunizations administered by providers enrolled in the WDH Immunization Unit’s Vaccines for Children (VFC) and Wyoming Vaccinates Important People (WyVIP) programs since the start of the COVID-19 crisis.

As part of its ongoing efforts to better serve the public, the Bureau of Land Management Wyoming will sell firewood permits online from several of its field offices beginning May 2020.

Olivia topped the newborn name charts in Wyoming last year for girls, while Oliver and Liam tied in first place for boys, according to Vital Statistics Services (VSS), part of the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).

Lifelong conservative and community activist Erin Johnson announced today that she is seeking Wyoming’s Senate District 6 seat, currently held by Anthony Bouchard. The announcement was made earlier this week by the campaign, which is managed by Dallas Tyrrell.

If you haven’t received your pre-ordered Girl Scout Cookies yet—you will soon! Girl Scouts of Montana and Wyoming (GSMW) is resuming its iconic Cookie Program on Friday, May 15th.


The Best Western Plus Frontier Inn of Cheyenne recently donated hygiene products, laundry items and snacks to the Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Foundation.  In addition to donating much needed items to the Cheyenne Regional Medical Center Foundation (CRMC), the Best Western Plus Frontier …

There’s a “new normal” at your local dentist’s office. When you first walk in the door, your temperature will be taken and you’ll be asked about your health. If you show any signs that you might have the Coronavirus, you’ll be asked to leave.