Fire restrictions have been lifted for all Bureau of Land Management public lands administered by the High Plains District in Campbell, Converse, Crook, Goshen, Johnson, Natrona, Niobrara, Platte, Sheridan, and Weston counties.
Burns researched declining bee populations for her girl scout gold award project. One of the main focuses of her study was solitary bees like mason and leafcutter bees. For her project, she collected samples of bees with the help of a local beekeeper and entomologists from the University of Wyoming. A few times a week she would set up traps then record her findings.
Vitalant serves over 900 hospitals nationwide, including 14 in the state of Wyoming. The organization has to collect 5,300 units a day to keep at the safe four day level for all the hospitals that they serve. At this point in time, Vitalant estimates it will take a thousand additional donations per week to get out of the critical status.
Monday, the City Planning Commission hosts a public hearing at 6 pm.“So, this plan really looks at traffic safety as well as moving people. So were not just talking about moving cars but we are addressing things like pedestrian safety access as well as building links within our greenway system,” said Jillian Harris, Senior Transportation Planner, Cheyenne Metropolitan Planning Organization. The hearing will be at the Kiwanis Community House in Lions Park.
“The conversation is more about whether we should rebrand or rename, and a combination thereof,” said Watson. “When you’re looking at revisiting how college operates, or how you know what you’re doing with what your offerings are, then rebranding happens a lot of times.” But Watson explained that renaming is a bigger conversation.
A unique heart surgery was performed for the first time in Wyoming this week, and who knew it would have all started years ago with a museum visit. Chicago-based, Atman Shah, is an Intervention Cardiologist who travels the country helping to mend people’s hearts.
With the recent approval for the third dose of the Pfizer vaccine, the Casper-Natrona County Health Department is finding creative ways to get the vaccine administered to the public. This month, the health department has partnered with the Ford Wyoming Center to host drive-in vaccine clinics.
“First responders got there quickly, immediately took him to CRMC. Once there, I would say within 15-30 minutes, CRMC knew that he was in bad shape and needed to get to the children’s hospital in Denver.”
The Cheyenne regional airport held a meeting Thursday. The main topics of discussion were the runway project, wrapping up the subsequent two phases of the airport construction, and U.S. Sen. Cynthia Lummis, (R), Wyoming.
V.A. Health Care Services is trying to improve its processes and is asking for veterans’ help.“It’s going to allow Veterans to get in contact with the V.A. and talk about how to navigate what for some can be a pretty onerous endeavor we’re more than happy to do that.”The Wyoming veterans commission is hosting a forum to gather veterans to discuss V.A. health care.
Lace up your sneakers for the upcoming basketball season! The City of Casper Recreation Department in conjunction with the Casper Recreational Leagues Association (CRLA), is offering men’s and women’s basketball leagues that will begin matches on Monday, October 22nd. Team packets including registration forms, league rules, season dates, fees, and other important information are available at the Casper Recreation Center.
Lost, stolen, seized and otherwise recovered bicycles in Casper often times fall into the hands of the Casper Police Department. After making multiple efforts over several months to find the rightful owners, the Department has the ability to request legal ownership of the bicycles and donate the bikes back to the community.
The Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce is looking for volunteers for the 2021 Christmas Parade. This year’s theme will be a “Western Christmas.” Aside from needing floats for the parade, the chamber is also looking for volunteers for the parade committee, cleanup and setup, logistics, and poinsettias delivery.
The Casper Natrona County Health Department will be having their second drive-through vaccine clinic at the Ford Wyoming Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. They are offering the Pfizer booster shot plus flu shots.
Now in its 25th year, Wyoming’s Oil and Gas Fair has brought industry leaders together to promote the very best in the oil and gas industry in Wyoming. As the event organizer, EORI’s goal this year is to offer Wyoming’s oil and gas industry a premier virtual conference event.
During Lowe’s Supply Chain Hiring Day on Wednesday, the company is hiring more than 1,200 supply chain associates across 19 distribution facilities nationwide. Lowe’s hired more than 90,000 store and distribution center associates into permanent roles last year.
If you love photos and the outdoor, you could be a winner.“A lot of people think this contest is only for professionals. That is not the case at all. We end up with people every year who make it into our photo contest issue with an i-phone or cell phone shot,” said Tracie Binkerd, Editor of the Wyoming Wildlife Magazine.
This morning Wyoming woke up to snow, ice, and high winds in the state. WYDOT explains what drivers can do to keep winter driving as safe as possible. WYDOT trucks have been out salting and plowing roads Wednesday.
Beginning Monday, October 18th the intersection of Carey Ave. and W. 26th St. will have an extended closure for construction. Construction is part of the 26th Street Storm Sewer Extension project. Detours will be posted in the area and alternative routes are advised.
The National Historic Trails Center offers many opportunities to learn about Wyoming history. Throughout the summer and into November, the Trail Center has been hosting events on the weekends to educate local youth.
The small college is doing well, by all accounts. Interim President Lisa Watson said enrollment and graduation rates are as strong as - or stronger than - other similar institutions, despite the pandemic.
King Soopers/City Market offers associates a culture of opportunity and career with purpose, competitive pay and benefits, and flexible schedules. Additionally, they offer resources, training, continued education and tuition reimbursement, perks and discounts, to support and develop associates and make their lives easier.
The City of Cheyenne planning and development was recently recognized with 5 awards from WYO-Pass and Western Planner.“Planners are there first. They are there to help with developers, and subdividers, and landowners and builders too. Take their raw land or maybe under-utilized land and turn it into something that can be good for them and something that can be good for the community,” said Charles Bloom, Director of Planning and Development, City of Cheyenne.
The Greenway is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, and the City of Cheyenne is looking to start two new projects. The first project will be an underpass that will connect the LCCC and the Sweetgrass properties. This project will start in the next two weeks and will be done next spring. The second is a Greenway connection through Lions Park, along Carey Avenue and Kennedy, which is expected to be done by mid-summer.
With the holidays right around the corner, the much-needed construction on second street may cause a disruption to resident’s plans. However, after the shutdowns and slow sales due to the Covid-19 pandemic, now is a crucial time for residents to support these local businesses.