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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…

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).

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…

The Wyoming Office of Homeland Security (WOHS) has been approved to purchase Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for local non-medical, non-public safety businesses.

In a time of crisis, the Wyoming Public Health Laboratory (WPHL), which is part of the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is collaborating with the Wyoming National Guard’s 84th Civil Support Team (CST) to deploy the CST’s mobile laboratory at the WPHL to support increased COVID-19 testing c…

Visitors to Glendo State Park are reminded that due to a water leak the dump station and adjacent potable water is closed during the Memorial Day weekend.  

With Memorial Day weekend approaching, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) asks visitors to follow state and local public health guidance, come prepared, be flexible, and respect other users as well as natural and cultural resources on public lands. The BLM provides great opportunities for v…

The Cheyenne Police Department is investigating a fatal crash which occurred on May 17, 2020 around 9:30 a.m. at the intersection of Greenway St and E Lincolnway.

Memorial Day weekend is a great time to celebrate Wyoming public lands with friends and family. While out, please remember that preventable wildfires threaten lives, property and precious resources every year. During the COVID-19 pandemic, firefighters are needed more than ever to keep Ameri…

Cheyenne Animal Control Officers and the Cheyenne Police were called to the scene of an apartment building on Sunday, May 11 where a small group of children, ages 8-13, had thrown the neighbor's one-year-old cat from a third-floor balcony.  Officers arrived as the children had retrieved the …

May is National Electrical Safety Month, with many people spending increased time at home due to COVID-19, Black Hills Energy wants to remind customers of some important safety tips to use inside the house and outdoors.

On May 7th, 2020 at approximately 1949 hours, Deputies attempted to pull over a white 1995 Jeep vehicle in the area of Burlington Trail and South Industrial Road for traffic violations.  The driver, later identified as 51 year old Charles Peek of Carpenter, refused to stop and drove off east…

On Monday May 4, the Cheyenne Police Department’s front lobby reopened for all normal business. CPD requests the practice social distancing while inside the lobby and those who feel sick to please stay home.

Local cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, as of Thursday morning: Laramie County: 109 cases, (13 more new cases from the prior week). There have been no reported Laramie County deaths over the prior week. Statewide, there are 479 cases, (75 new cases from the prior week).

Snyder Ave. between 20th and 21st St. will be closed for repairs Tuesday, May 12th and Wednesday, May 13th. This area of Snyder Ave. will be closed from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. each day. Detour routes will be in place. Crews will be repairing failing asphalt in the area beginning with the …

Wyoming Miss Alexa Hayden stopped by Cheyenne Police Department to drop off treats for our officers. Alexa heads to Nationals in Orlando this July, and the CPD wishes her the best of luck as she represents Wyoming. 

Cheyenne Fire Rescue saved a building from burning on Tuesday. They were called to a structure fire in the 900 block of East 17th Street. When firefighters arrived they found fire burning in the large shrubbery that had grown next to the three-story building. The fire had spread to the soffi…

Because of testing supply issues, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) will be limiting testing available through the Wyoming Public Health Laboratory for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) to the department’s established priority patients and situations.

Hey high schoolers, are you sick of being quarantined at home? Have you found an excuse to leave the home but realized you have been gone too long? Here are some excuses to tell your parents where you have been: 1. I have been here the entire time, just under my invisibility cloak.2. I foll…