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Big Boy No. 4014 to travel to Denver at end of the month

CHEYENNE – Union Pacific's Big Boy No. 4014 steam engine will travel to Denver on July 28 for a brief display scheduled for the next day, followed by a passenger trip back to Cheyenne. The 2022 Big Boy No. 4014 West Coast Steam Tour could not be rescheduled, according to a Thursday news release from the Union Pacific Steam Club. Admission is free to the Friday display in Denver. Public tickets for the passenger trip from Denver to Cheyenne on July 30 go on sale Tuesday at "This excursion is the annual gala fundraiser for the Union Pacific Museum, a 501(c)(3) organization, and passengers must be 18 years or older to ride," the news release said. "This is a rare opportunity for the public to travel behind this historic locomotive and on Union Pacific's historic heritage passenger equipment."
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CFR Reminds Residents of Fireworks Safety

Cheyenne Fire Rescue (CFR) reminds the citizens of the City of Cheyenne of the dangers associated with all fireworks and that the use of consumer fireworks within the City of Cheyenne is not allowed on private property, except for sparklers, smoke devices and novelties. Each Fourth of July, thousands of...

Red Cross, helping flood victims, has some tips

CHEYENNE – The Red Cross, which has been helping victims of localized flooding, has tips on how to avoid getting hurt or even worse by a sudden deluge of water. On Friday afternoon, the American Red Cross of Wyoming noted it "is supporting our government partners by providing water to the evacuation center located at the North Hills Baptist Church, 101 W. Eighth St., Lingle." Also that day, Gov. Mark Gordon announced that he had mobilized the Wyoming National Guard after flash flooding in Lingle...

Cheyenne firework shoot site location & information

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (MEDIA RELEASE) - From the Laramie County Sheriffs Office:. “As we come upon the Independence Day holiday, we want to encourage you to celebrate responsibly. Fireworks are legal in Laramie County as there is no fire ban in place. If you choose to set off fireworks, we encourage you to use the Fireworks Shoot Site located at 2275 W College Dr. between the hours of 8pm to midnight. In order to use the site, you must possess a pass or your receipt from Pyro City, Black Cat, Phantom or USA Fireworks and present it when you pull into the gate.

Government meetings listing 7-3-2022

Tuesday Cheyenne City Council’s Finance Committee, noon, Kiwanis Community House, 4603 Lions Park Drive, and online via Zoom. For online access information, visit Laramie County Board of Commissioners, 3:30 p.m., Commissioners’ Board Room, Historic Courthouse, 310 W. 19th St. Visit to attend the meeting virtually and comment online. During the meeting, comments may be called in at 633-4422. Wednesday Cheyenne City Council’s Public Services Committee, noon, Kiwanis Community House, 4603 Lions Park Drive, and online via Zoom. For online access information, visit Thursday Wyoming Wildlife Taskforce, 8 a.m., Hilton Garden Inn, 1150 N. Popular St., Casper, and online. Livestream available on the Legislature’s website at

Board of Public Utilities Reminds Customers to Follow the 2022 Summer Watering Schedule

As temperatures are on the rise again, the City of Cheyenne Board of Public Utilities (BOPU) would like to remind customers of the 2022 summer watering schedule. From May 1 to September 1, watering lawns, gardens, and flower beds between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. is prohibited. Customers may water lawns up to three days per week in the mornings or evenings that are most convenient. To avoid water waste, customers are encouraged not to water during high winds and/or rainstorms. Wasting water, such as allowing water to run down the street, is also prohibited.

State Parks offers other Alternatives during Guernsey Silt Run

According to information provided by the Bureau of Reclamation, the annual Guernsey Reservoir silt run will begin the evening of July 5 and the boat ramps are expected to no longer be useable by July 9. Due to low water levels at Guernsey State Park during the time period, water...

Cheney presses primary foe on Trump’s false election claim

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The U.S. Capitol insurrection dominated Thursday’s debate in Wyoming among U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney and her four Republican primary challengers, with Cheney pressing her Donald Trump-backed opponent on whether she agreed with the former president’s claim that widespread fraud cost him reelection. That...

Where to launch and watch fireworks this 4th of July

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - As you have probably heard, fireworks are banned in all major cities of Wyoming this year. But, for firework lovers, there is good news. Safe launch sites, and firework displays are still happening on Monday. Here are a few:. Cheyenne:. From the Laramie County...

Cheyenne Sixers fall in Post 6 Firecracker Final

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - Sunday represented the last day of the Post 6 Firecracker, with the Sixers still battling for a spot in the finals. Their day opened up against the Rocky Mountain Oysters, Who found a 3-1 lead in the top of the sixth. Cheyenne battled back to tie it in the bottom of the 6th, before Zack Costopoulos sent a grounder through the gap for the walk-off 4-3 win.

Laramie County health and food inspections (6/23/22–6/29/22)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Cheyenne-Laramie County Health Department inspects restaurants, bars, convenience stores, delis, grocery stores, bed and breakfasts, and more. Every facility has an unannounced inspection at least twice a year. According to the department, there are two types of violations: “red critical violations” and “black violations.” Critical...