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Steakburger anyone? Wyoming’s capital city to welcome Cowboy State’s second Freddy’s restaurant

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Fans of juicy burgers and concrete turtle sundaes may want to invest in some stretchy pants with the news that Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers is currently working on plans to open a restaurant in Cheyenne, Wyoming. The Cheyenne location will be the second Freddy’s in the state, with the first operating in Laramie. […]

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Fundraiser organized for family of child killed in fatal crosswalk incident last week in Cheyenne

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A GoFundMe account has been established to help the family of Makaili James Evans, 13, who was struck and killed last week while using a crosswalk outside of McCormick Junior High on November 6, 2021 in Cheyenne. According to the fundraiser organizer, Reed Barret, the GoFundMe was set up to help Makaili’s family […]

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Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp experiencing outages

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Facebook is currently experiencing an outage that is impacting its family of sites, including WhatsApp and Instagram. The first reports on started around 11:47 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. Most users are getting an error message that says, “This site can’t be reached.” The outage is impacting users on both desktop and mobile. Facebook […]

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Doing the Brown and Gold proud: Josh Allen wins 7th AFC Offensive Player of the Week award

On Wednesday morning, former University of Wyoming star and current Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen was selected by the National Football League as the AFC Offensive Player of the Week after his dominating play against the Washington Football Team this past Sunday. Allen ran and threw the Buffalo Bills past the Washington Football team by […]

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(PHOTOS) Air Force Reserve Command lands C-130 Super Hercules aircraft on Wyoming highway during training exercise

CASPER, Wyo. — Air Force Reserve Command kicked off a week-long exercise, Rally in the Rockies 2021, by landing a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft on the highway near Rawlins, Wyoming on September 13, according to a release from the Defense Visual Information Distribution Services (DVIDS). Military officials say that the highway closed early in the […]

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(PHOTOS) Gordon, Barrasso participate in 9/11 ceremony on 20th anniversary of attacks

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Governor Mark Gordon and Wyoming Senator John Barrasso, the Wyoming Veterans Commission on behalf of the Wyoming Military Department and other state and local agencies, and hundreds of citizens held a wreath-laying ceremony at the Capitol Building in Cheyenne this morning to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Gordon and Barrasso were […]

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Laramie County School District #1 issues indoor mask mandate for schools when community is at ‘high risk’ of COVID spread

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — During a lengthy special meeting of the Board of Trustees for Laramie County School District #1, an addendum was approved to the district’s Smart Start Plan that will now require all K-12 students and LCSD employees to wear masks when indoors during times when the community is considered to be at a […]

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Cheyenne’s Hitching Post property buyer named; plans to begin redeveloping next spring

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The scorched hole in Cheyenne’s heart where the Hitching Post used to reside appears to have finally been filled. Today, Cheyenne Mayor Patrick Collins announced in his Mayor’s Minute Column that the Hitching Post property has been sold to local developer Robert Chamberlin. Collins wrote that Chamberlin plans to clean up the […]

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Burns Bronc football team forfeits upcoming game due to ‘Covid Quarantines’

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Burns Bronc Athletic Director Barry Ward announced Wednesday evening via tweet that his school would have to forfeit its upcoming football game against the Mitchell Tigers. The game was scheduled for Friday, September 3 in Burns, Wyoming. Ward tweeted that the game was canceled due to “Covid Quarantines.” The Burns AD also […]

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Man arrested for arson, child endangerment, assaulting a police officer in Cheyenne on Monday

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — On Monday, August 23, at approximately 7:00 a.m., the Cheyenne Police Department assisted Cheyenne Fire Rescue in responding to a structure fire at Capitol Green Apartments located at 940 West College Drive, according to Alexandra Farkas, Public Information Officer for the department. Farkas reported that a joint investigation determined that Lucas Meadows, […]

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LCSD #1 says no mask mandate; ‘highly recommends use’ when social distancing impossible

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Dr. Margaret Crespo, superintendent of schools for Laramie County School District, issued a letter to families on August 19 that outlined the district’s decision on the use of face coverings for the beginning of the 2021-2022 school year. According to the letter, the district has decided not to implement a mask mandate […]