Cheyenne South high school host the annual Turkey stampede 5k has been an annual tradition at South high school, since the school opened in 2009. This run is to raise funds for the Toys for Tots drive and the Traci Friess scholarship foundation for an English major, which will support students and families in need.
Governor Mark Gordon has ordered the Wyoming State Flag be flown at half staff at the Capitol in Cheyenne and in Laramie County from sunrise to sunset on November 24, 2020 in honor of Clark A. Smith. Mr. Smith served in the Wyoming House of Representatives in 1965. He passed away November 19.
With Governor Gordon’s supplemental budget resulting in a 4.7 percent reduction in state aid, it leaves LCCC’s total reductions estimate to just under four million dollars for the Fiscal year 2022 school year so far.
Taco John’s in Cheyenne has chosen the Friday Food Bag Foundation as its fundraiser recipient. Now through Dec. 31, Taco John’s in Cheyenne will donate a portion of the proceeds from every Nachos Navidad purchase to the Friday Food Bag Foundation.
Within the Cheyenne Economic Indicators report is the Cheyenne Economic Health Index (ChEHI), a coincident economic indicator that is designed to provide a current assessment of Laramie County’s economy.
The gBETA Cheyenne Fall 2020 program is coming to an end where the five startups (Frog Creek Partners-Casper, SSI-Sheridan, Engineering Design Group (EDG)-Laramie, Happyly-Jackson, Sisyphus Systems-Cheyenne) get to show off their products to a group of investors during their inaugural pitch night.
With the recent surge, talks of mask mandates, and other drastic measures to help contain the virus have been in talks in communities throughout Wyoming. Tuesday morning, White House Deputy Chief of Staff Dr. John Fleming spoke with Wyoming News Now about his thoughts on a mask mandate in Wyoming. Dr. Fleming responded, “I certainly recommend mask use especially when there is considerable spread in the community. Certainly, throughout the Midwest, we are seeing an increase in cases." Dr. Fleming adds, Fortunately, the death rates have remained flat, we are seeing 3 per 100,00 deaths. of course, one death from COVID is one death too many. But, I think people in Wyoming and other states have learned better to live with this disease. As far as mandates for masks, I think that’s a case by case local community decision made by your leaders."