Isabell received a $7,500 scholarship from the late Ruth R. Ellbogen, who endowed the Scholarship Education Fund of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming Foundation. She also received a Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming Youth of the Year plaque. Isabell will go on to represent the Club at the state Youth of the Year Competition in February.
If a student is not in compliance with this law, exclusion from school will occur on Monday, Sept. 26. Parents/guardians will be called to pick their child up from school to take their child for the required immunization. Parents/guardians are expected to bring the student back to school immediately after the immunization is completed.
Phase 1 of the project will be 104 units, 3 story garden style featuring an architecturally aesthetic exterior in a nod to the high-end homes in the surrounding neighborhood. It will offer substantial one and two-bedroom apartments ranging from 710 square feet to 1,204 square feet – some of the largest in Cheyenne.
As parents know, kids and parents have tons of activities to get to. So how can you make sure kids are safe, with the right car seat, in case of an accident? This is National Child Passenger Safety Week, and Safe Kids Laramie County staff are holding an event on Sept. 24th from 10 am to 1 pm.
As we move out of summer and into the fall, outdoor water enthusiasts are not out of the deep end yet. Wyoming Game and Fish officials want you to check your water crafts before entering waterways or storing your gear. The Public Information Officer for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department says they have recently identified the presence of Asian lams in the Glendo Reservoir.
Wyoming has a history of being a mineral-rich state, and now it may be adding gold and copper to its roster. We spoke with an official of a new company attempting to invest in Wyoming.CK Gold Project officials just submitted a mining permit application to the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) this week to mine for gold and copper.
As we begin feeling the first chills of fall, Mother nature is letting us know winter is coming and with its comes winter driving. As a way to prepare, wydot is letting folks know they are opening up the Wyoming travel authorization program or w-tap ahead of the 2022 -2023 winter season. With it, drivers can receive authorization to travel on sections of closed roadways during the winter when it is deemed safe.
The Cheyenne Police Department is seeking help in getting information and tips, while sending sympathy after the death of a Weld County Sheriff’s Deputy. The department posted condolences and a call for information on their Facebook page. According to a release from the Weld County Sheriff's Department, Alex Hein-Nutz was killed in a hit-and-run accident. Weld County Sheriff Steve Reams says the alleged driver, Octavio Gonzalez-Garcia, is in the country illegally, adding that evidence shows he may have been intoxicated at the time of the crash.
Weeds, cracked sidewalks and overgrowth. These are some of the annoyances tenants face when the surrounding areas aren’t maintained. So who’s responsible, and what are they responsible for?”The first thing I would do is have a conversation with my property owner, which would be the landlord.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we’re highlighting Hispanics who help improve the community. We spoke to a business owner helping Latinos get checked for cancer and more. Andrea Arenas knows the value of an opportunity.
The Wyoming Air Guard held its second annual “Discovery Day” on Friday, helping students and STEM take flight. This tri-state event showed about 800 students all of the opportunities Wyoming STEM fields hold. ”It’s our pride and our passion to try and make sure that our students leave the district able to contribute to society. If we don’t work really hard on that STEM engagement, we’re going to lose some of those opportunities for kids, so this is huge in helping us make sure they are ready for the future,” said Lindsey Stutheit, Career & Technical Education Coordinator- LCSD1.
fter having several cases of Feline Panleukopenia, an infectious disease common in unvaccinated cats, the Cheyenne Animal Shelter is excited to end the quarantine period and resume normal operations. After two weeks of monitoring and following the Shelter Outbreak Management plan, the medical team cleared cats for adoption and scheduled owner surrender appointments are open.
Following the decision to curtail the residential portion of Class 46 and eventually close the Wyoming Cowboy Challenge Academy located at Camp Guernsey, the staff continues to provide options to cadets and their guardians for their academic success.
The U.S. Senate unanimously passed legislation by Sen. Cynthia Lummis to reduce the spread of a toxic chemical at commercial airports. Polyfluoroalkyl, or PFAS, is a toxic chemical used in fire retardants. It is a forever chemical that does not break down and is used at Wyoming airports. This new bill would leverage existing Federal Aviation Administration funding to purchase devices necessary to test their firefighting equipment.
SAEN’s complaint against the University of Wyoming involves an article retracted following a university investigation that found: “data irregularities, image reuse, and manipulation in a number of figures.”
Railroads and workers’ unions reached a tentative agreement early Thursday morning after almost striking prior to the compromise. According to officials, a strike would have created supply chain issues across many industries and sectors. In a statement, Union Pacific says, “We look forward to the unions ratifying these agreements and working with employees as we focus on restoring supply chain fluidity.”
“Firefighters from nearly 30 departments worked through the night to combat the Smokey Fire,” Incident Commander Tim Grubbs said. “The many air assets fighting this fire along with those firefighters on the ground are working tirelessly to get this fire under control.”
After months of preparation and training the Wyoming Air Guard’s Modular Airborne, Fire Fighting Systems or MAFFS unit has been called out to help fight wildfires in the western states. There are two national MAFFS units from California and Nevada already in Idaho working on wildfires in the northwest.
Hurst and Griffith were recommended by college scouts to play with America’s Team. Both girls accepted their spots on the team and will be packing their passports and bags to play at the Down Under Games in Sydney.
The Wyoming blockchain stampede runs from September 19th to the 23rd at the University of Wyoming. This will also include the cyber security conference, which will have several keynote speakers, including Dr. Erik Huffman. He is the CEO and Founder of Hand-Shake Leadership and is a Cybersecurity and Cyberpsychology researcher.