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Wyoming man pleads not guilty to marijuana distribution charges

DEADWOOD — A Wyoming man who was stopped by law enforcement for traffic violations and allegedly found with a significant amount of marijuana in his vehicle, pleaded not guilty to the charges against him June 16 before 4th Circuit Court Judge Michelle Comer at the Lawrence County Courthouse. Joshua...
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Water and sewer rates to increase in 2023

CHEYENNE – Cheyenne businesses and residents will see a 5% rate increase on their water and sewer bill beginning Jan. 1. The city’s governing body approved these rate increases during the annual budget session earlier this month. Revenues from water and sewer rates are invested directly back into the construction, maintenance and operation of Cheyenne’s water and sewer system, according to a Board of Public Utilities news release. Funding for...
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City poised to start process to look at annexing county pockets of land

CHEYENNE – The city looks poised to begin the process of annexing potentially a few hundred properties that are surrounded by this municipality, yet have long been technically outside of the city’s jurisdiction. Preliminary discussion was held on the matter early Friday afternoon by the Cheyenne City Council. The portion of the work session devoted to the subject lasted just over a half-hour, and council members had few questions. At...

DeLancey Team Roping returns to Cheyenne for summer Thursday nights

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - Dave and Cindy DeLancey are once again hosting DeLancey Team Roping events at the Delancey Family Arena at 1806 Torrington Road in Cheyenne. The ropings will take place on several Thursday nights throughout the summer. Each week, ten headers and ten heelers compete round...

Get the Facts First Before Constructing a Carport

The City of Cheyenne Compliance Division and Planning & Development Department urge citizens to call before purchasing a carport, building a carport, or covering an existing driveway. Building permits are required for structures over 200 square feet and are limited to certain areas of the rear and side yard. Carports and covered parking areas are generally prohibited in front yards or along property lines. Failure to obtain the necessary approvals could result in daily fines of up to $100 per day and removal of any unpermitted structure or structure located within a required setback.

Woman Sought in Cheyenne Purse Theft, Credit Card Fraud

Cheyenne police are asking for the public's help in identifying a woman accused of stealing a purse from a gym locker and then using the victim's credit cards. According to a department Facebook post, the woman (pictured above) allegedly used bolt cutters to break into a locker at Gold’s Gym at 1616 E. Pershing Boulevard.

Firefighters Respond to Outbuilding Structure Fire Thursday Morning

Cheyenne Fire Rescue (CFR) responded to an outbuilding structure fire in the 800 block of E. 6th St. on Thursday morning. Crews were dispatched at 10:52 a.m. and arrived on scene at 10:58 a.m. The structure fire was under control by 11:20 a.m. CFR arrived to find two small sheds,...

Update on Lincolnway inferno

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - Two buildings caught on fire at 711 Lincolnway on Tuesday. The call was made to Cheyenne Fire and Rescue at 11:51am, with first responders arriving on scene at 11:57. A home caught on fire, with one man inside. Cheyenne Fire and Rescue Chief Kopper...

From heartbreak to Hallelujah, Wyoming reacts to Roe v. Wade reversal

Friday’s reversal of Roe v. Wade, which overturns constitutional protections for abortion, may sound like a victory for those in Wyoming who oppose abortion. But they, just like the pro-abortion rights crowd dismayed at Friday’s decision, say there’s still more work to be done. In the meantime,...

Man Arrested After Shots Fired at Cheyenne Motel

A man is behind bars following a shooting incident in west Cheyenne Wednesday morning, police say. Public Information Officer Alex Farkas says officers were called to a report of shots fired at the Stage Coach Motel at 1515 W. Lincolnway around 9:49 a.m. "The preliminary investigation shows that two male...

Cheyenne NWS: 60 MPH Winds, Quarter Size Hail Possible Today

The Cheyenne Office of the National Weather Service says severe storms which may include winds of up to 60 miles per hour and quarter-size hail are possible in southeast Wyoming this afternoon. The agency posted this statement on its website on Friday:. ''Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop...

The Mayor’s Minute from Mayor Patrick Collins – June 24th

This past weekend was very busy and a lot of fun. It started on Friday evening at the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce’s annual banquet. It is their celebration of the business community, and they had a record attendance of over 700 folks. I was so honored to receive the Person of the Year award. It gave me a chance to make up for the time I forgot to thank my wife in a similar situation over 20 years ago. We are so blessed to have a Chamber that does so much for our community, and I want to thank them for the great honor.

Cheyenne Superday 2022 Saturday, June 25 At Lions Park

The 40th annual Cheyenne Superday is slated for Saturday, June 25 at Lions Park. Superday is a long-time Cheyenne tradition, celebrating the upcoming month of July as National Parks and Recreation Month. In the words of a news release, the event is. ''hosted by the City of Cheyenne Community Recreation...

Cheyenne projects on state capital construction list

CASPER — For years, Wyoming’s school capital construction account was primary funded by federal coal lease bonus revenues. “Those have essentially gone away,” Senior School Finance Analyst Matthew Willmarth with the Legislative Service Office told the Select Committee on School Facilities at an interim meeting in Casper this week. “There is no revenue forecast to be collected from that revenue source.” To help make up a portion of Wyoming’s deficit...

Investigation Underway After Thursday Morning Fire in Cheyenne

Investigators are trying to determine what sparked a Thursday morning fire in south Cheyenne. Cheyenne Fire Rescue says crews were called to the scene in the 800 block of E. 6th Street shortly before 11 a.m. and arrived to find two small sheds, a fence, and a vehicle on fire and the flames spreading to two residential structures.

Summer Rolls On! Here’s What’s Happening In Cheyenne This Weekend

This week felt like it buzzed by. I'm ok with that. We have a lot to do this weekend. It's going to be another one for the books with live music and festivals happening all weekend. Shout out to the City of Cheyenne for setting a lot of this stuff up. Are you not entertained! Sorry, I'll settle down. Let's take a look at what we have going on this weekend.