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Driving into the new Dazbog Coffee off of Lincolnway on Wednesday morning, a visitor noticed the parking lot was partly filled with a conspicuous grouping of police vehicles.

The city of Cheyenne tested out its fleet of 14 snowplows last week. 

There is finally some good news about the Mullen Creek Fire burning west of Laramie.  The U.S. Forest Service said the fire was 18% contained as of Friday.  It has burned through 171,031 acres, including crossing into Colorado.  There were 1,186 firefighters fighting the blaze as of Friday. …

The number of coronavirus-related deaths among Wyoming residents who had tested positive for COVID-19 has been updated, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).

Governor Mark Gordon recently eased restrictions on restaurants, while issuing updated health orders.


The Mullen Creek Fire west of Centennial exploded over the weekend, growing from 25,000 acres on Friday to over 80,000 acres by Sunday night. It is still burning out of control and is expected to continue to spread. Strong gusty winds contributed to the fire’s growth. 

Massive amounts of air support are being used to fight the Mullen Fire from various commercial operators as well as government agencies. As of this writing, the Mullen Fire has 2 super scoopers, 4 single-engine air tankers, and 9 helicopters working the fire. Two heavy tankers are also avail…

As concern over the environmental impact of the Mullen Fire increases, the Board of Public Utilities has said that Cheyenne’s drinking water is being monitored and continues to remain safe. 

The next meeting of the Police and Community Together (PACT) organization will be at 5:30 p.m., Oct. 1, in the first floor community room in Cheyenne Public Safety Center, at 415 W 18th St.

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On September 15, 2020 at around 1:00 a.m., Officers responded to a shooting in the area of 2400 Dell Range Blvd.

Over the course of a year, Cheyenne Police Department Detectives worked a case that started as a local call for service and ended up with a federal prosecution. The following just highlights some of the hard work and dedication put forth by Detectives in this case.

Wildland fire fighters from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) along with crews from Carbon County, and the State of Wyoming are working on the RR 316 fire located near the town of Hanna, WY. Fire resources responded yesterday afternoon to the fire working to protect residences and infrastr…

Multiple responding agencies worked together in a training exercise last week at Cheyenne Regional Airport. The exercise was a simulated airline crash, complete with injured people. 

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On August 24, 2020 at around 8:30 pm, CPD was dispatched to the 5100 block of Frontier Mall Dr. in reference to a woman laying in the roadway.

On August 23, 2020 at around 4:00 pm, CPD was dispatched to a residence in the 2100 block of Cheyenne Street in reference to a report of shots fired outside the residence.

The Cheyenne Animal Shelter and Animal Control has changed its operating hours. Starting Sept. 1, Animal Control officers will be on duty from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.  During the night-time hours between the hours of 8 p.m. and 8 a.m., residents should call the Cheyenne Police Department's non-emerg…

 Due to dry conditions and high fire danger the BLM Wyoming High Desert District has implemented fire restrictions for all BLM administered lands within Sweetwater, Uinta, Sublette, Teton, Fremont, Lincoln, Albany, Carbon, and Laramie Counties beginning today. 

The City of Cheyenne has provided information on what is being done to mitigate mosquitoes at City-owned parks and measures residents can take to keep these pesky insects under control.

The Board of Public Utilities is encouraging homeowners to care for their home’s pipes.

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 …

On July 18, 2020 at around 5:30am CPD Officers were dispatched to a residence in the area of 1200 Taft Ave. in reference to a Domestic Disturbance with a gun.

A Laramie County man identified previously as a laboratory-confirmed case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has died, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). The newly announced death involves an adult man with no apparent health conditions known to put patients at higher r…

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Independence Day is right around the corner and the Bureau of Land Management, our friend Smokey Bear and our wildland firefighters remind you to be safe and responsible when enjoying public lands. We need your help this holiday to prevent human-caused wildfires and keep Wyoming beautiful.

It’s that time of year again—summertime. Which means road work and traffic restrictions will be more frequent. And due to safety concerns, all traffic lanes on W. 20th St. will be closed from Carey Ave. to Pioneer Ave. as part of a previously announced mill and overlay project. This full str…

The Laramie County Sheriff’s Office thanks Home Depot of Cheyenne for donating face masks and hand sanitizer for their detention and patrol personnel. As they continue to work during this difficult time the generous donation will assist in keeping our community and those serving the communit…

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).