According to officials, Wyoming has been dealing with the ongoing issue of affordable housing, or rather “attainable housing.”As inflation, interest and mortgage rates increase, housing has become more of a distant reality for some folks. Colorado, our neighboring state, is looking to model Wyoming’s affordable housing template to fix its housing shortage.
Comedian, actor and storyteller Christopher Titus is coming to Cheyenne. He will be at the Lincoln Theater this Friday, Dec. 9th, for the Comea Comedy awards. The benefit and proceeds will help raise money for the homeless.
The post-pandemic LCSD-1 Lunch program changes from free lunches back to reduced and free lunches based on home income, but it seems not everyone is aware. This week’s outstanding lunch debt balance is close to $8,000 dollars.
As news splashes headlines about the Biden administration tapping Venezuela for oil, we spoke with Wyoming mineral authorities about what this might mean for Wyoming. Wyoming state mineral sector leaders are at a loss about the recent federal decision to resume limited drilling for Venezuelan oil. This news comes after a federal limit on national digging for additional resources due to environmental concerns.
After Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Small Businesses Saturday, Giving Tuesday is a global campaign focusing on giving back during the holidays.“Its a huge opportunity to for us to support things in our community and thats what giving tuesday is about,” said Bryan Pedersen, Co-Chair of United Way of Laramie County.
Cheyenne city planners gear down the 2022 construction season, but that doesn’t mean that building has stopped completely. As weather permits, they still work on current housing units and anticipate next spring’s projects.
Mark is one of our friendly neighborhood sanitation workers, working hard to empty our garbage bins and doing it all with a friendly personality and a smile on his face. As we head into the cold, winter months... It might be worth it to give your garbage truck drivers and sanitation workers a little bit of thanks.
The Wyoming Rescue Mission faced legal charges earlier this year. When a non-christian applicant sued the organization for discrimination when they were not hired, claiming it was due to their faith. The EEOC (equal employment opportunity commission) and Wyoming workforce services also got involved in the case. They took the position the organizations’ hiring practices violated anti-discrimination laws and policies.
A non-profit organization helps rope in “community” for soldiers. Two military personnel not only defend our country but what they do on their off time that really ropes you in helping other service members cowboy up.
The Joint Revenue Interim committee meeting at the capitol on Tuesday discussed Medicaid, the use of state lands and property tax this morning. The Joint Revenue Interim Committee will consider legislation regarding state lands, property tax issues, and Medicaid expansion. Lawmakers discussed using state land to expand agricultural leases or to use for commercial or residential leases.
The Wyoming Department of Revenue-Liquor Division officials, who oversee liquor purchases, are seeing many problems across Wyoming when it comes to meeting retailers’ needs and ordering everyone’s holiday cheer. The Wyoming Liquor Division has been around since the 1930s, even though its changed its name over the years.
Ricardo is being nominated for living by example, providing food to the homeless, and always giving to those in need regardless of his own resources. Ricardo is an example of putting others first and doing it all with humility.
The U.S. Forest Service displays holiday spirit with a sale! Online permits for Christmas tree cutting in the medicine bow-Routt national forests are now available. Each permit costs $10 and allows for cutting one tree on national forest system lands, with a five-permits per household limit.
As the holiday season rolls around, we often gather together and celebrate the season with loved ones. But with winter comes cold and flu season and all the illnesses that arrive with it. Local health officials want us to start thinking about our wellness, especially over the holiday season. As winter rolls around, R.S.V. ( Respiratory syncytial virus) Flu, Covid-19 and vaccine boosters become more important as we head off to visit with family and friends.
On November 16, 2022, the Casper Police Department took a runaway report involving a fourteen-year-old girl, Gracelyn Pratt. Gracelyn’s legal guardian reported Gracelyn missing when she did not return home from school.
If you are a student wanting to get a jump on college classes, you may be in luck.LCSD1, LCSD2 and Albany County students have an opportunity to get ahead. High school students and parents are invited to Laramie County Community College on Nov. 16th.
Voter security is on everyone’s mind, and today, the state canvassing board certified the general election results and its’ security. “We had a secure election the fact that voters can feel assured that their votes were properly counted and tabulated, that’s what I want people to remember,” said Gov. Mark Gordon.
With temperatures expected to drop near zero later this week, the Board of Public Utilities (BOPU) has several recommendations to avoid the expense and inconvenience of frozen and/or broken water pipes.
Mike Devereaux, a Casper native and the most prolific Wyoming-born baseball player in our state’s history, will share his game-changing story at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming’s Reverse Raffle on Saturday, February 4, 2023, at the Ford Wyoming Center.
f you are a mom looking to go back to school or a veteran wanting to upgrade your skill set, on Tuesday, the Joint Education Committee members examine draft bills that may help. Committee members discussed future funding for community colleges and scholarships.
If you’ve ever used google maps or a hunting app., then you have a GIS or Geographic Information System to thank. Tuesday, Laramie County Community college pathways staff celebrate its connected stem fields with a proclamation.