Following the structure fire at the vacant Hitching Post Inn on January 15th, Cheyenne Fire Rescue and the City’s Compliance Division have issued separate public notices deeming the property unsafe and an order for demolition by the owner.
Eligible employers can now claim a refundable tax credit against the employer share of Social Security tax equal to 70% of the qualified wages they pay to employees after Dec. 31, 2020, through June 30, 2021.
Governor Mark Gordon is slamming plans by the Biden administration to halt the issuing of new oil and gas leases on federal land, calling the decision a misguided approach that will have severe economic consequences to Wyoming and other western states.
On January 25, 2021, a Wyoming Highway Patrol Trooper stopped a northbound Dodge Challenger around milepost 182 on Interstate 25 for speeding 110 miles per hour in a posted 80 miles per hour speed zone. The trooper observed possible signs of impairment with the driver and requested his documents. The driver failed to comply and fled from the trooper.
Selected youth will have an opportunity to actively participate in a variety of activities and programs including team building, working one-on-one with Mayor Patrick Collins and other City officials, addressing issues affecting youth and the community, learning about City departments and how they function, and tours of City facilities. Typically, two meetings are held each month and the estimated time commitment is four to five hours a month.
At around 11:30 AM on January 25, 2021, Laramie Police Officers were dispatched to the 2400 block of North 9th St for a report of a disturbance. As a result of officers’ investigation, Albert Brodhead, 53, of Laramie, was arrested and charged with Strangulation of a Household Member (WS 6-2-509). Mr. Brodhead remains in custody at the Albany County Detention Center without bond.
Ward III City Councilwoman, Dr. Michelle Aldrich, will hold a Public Forum on Monday, February 1st from 6:00 P.M. until 7:30 P.M. at the Kiwanis Community House (4603 Lions Park Dr.) in Lions Park. Discussion will include proposed changes to City of Cheyenne Code, Chapter 5.68, Body Art Establishments and Operations and Chapter 5.08.250 of Chapter 5.08, Body Art Business License Fees.
The Business Ready Community (BRC) Grant and Loan Program rules will be amended and further clarified. These amendments are intended to address issues of importance to the Business Council including amended award and match amounts, clarified requirements for revenue-generating projects, expanded public notice requirements, added requirements to projects that involve ownership of infrastructure, and other revisions to the rules.
Registrations are now being accepted for the popular World Language and Culture Program (WLCP) at the University of Wyoming this semester. A total of 18 nonformal world language and culture courses are available free via Zoom.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2021-22 Mayor’s Youth Council (MYC) for community-minded teenagers who are interested in learning more about City government, civic trusteeship, and community leadership.
The National Transportation Safety Board says in a report an air flow restriction probably caused an air brake system to fail as a train consisting of three leading locomotives and 105 cars descended a 13-mile grade.
As ice fishing season progresses, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department advises anglers to use extreme caution while venturing out. Ice on many waters may not be safe, especially when temperatures warm up.
Aaron Barbee has a close relationship with his aunt Samantha. In 2018 Samantha was diagnosed with breast cancer she underwent chemo treatments and the cancer was gone until this year. She found out her cancer came back, but this time in her lungs and a more aggressive form doctors said she had a limited time left.
The Cheyenne-Laramie County Health Department had a call with Cheyenne’s elected officials, where they stressed about not having enough PPE to distribute vaccines when they are available to the general public.
On various dates in January and February, Special Olympics Wyoming athletes from Wyoming communities will compete at Area Winter Games competitions at venues throughout the state. These competitions are in preparation for the State Winter Games, that will be held virtually on February 24-25.
The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is seeking ideas, opinions and other input on the needs of Wyoming’s older adults and their care partners to recognize their challenges and set strategies to meet those challenges.
Wednesday afternoon, following the presidential inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States, Sen. Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyoming) welcomed 15 National Guardsmen from Wyoming for a meet-and-greet at her office in the Dirksen Senate Office Building. Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) also joined to thank the Guardsmen.
The Casper Natrona County Health Department adheres to COVID-19 vaccination guidelines established by the Wyoming Department of Health and is committed to keeping the public informed of all updates, including mass vaccination efforts.