As a follow-up to the South High bomb threat, we spoke to the Cheyenne Police Department about what happened on Tuesday and asked them what the procedure looks like when students are threatened.“The initial threat is a shooting threat, so officers are going to handle that as a shooting threat, and that last thing we want to do is at that point is fill the hallway with students at that point. So we want to keep them contained look for the threats,” says Capt. David Janes, Services Captain, CPD.
Once in a while, kids do dumb things, and when they do, sometimes police officers have to get involved. The Cheyenne Police Department gave us an update on yesterday’s Garrett Street incident and what can happen when parents are away.
Yesterday’s South High bomb incident turned out to be a prank gone too far.No one was injured, but it left folks with some concerns and a whole lot of questions.LCSD1′s safety and security program administrator Wednesday and got some answers. During the South High school’s bomb threat Tuesday, LCSD1 staff notified parents and guardians of the school of an emergency when it was locked down.
Neither parents nor students knew about the bomb threat early Tuesday morning at South High. Mom Alisha Moreno was surprised when she pulled up to the high school to pick up a sick-feeling son to discover an active bomb threat inside. She was told of the lockdown by a fellow Mom Candida Lucero who had received a text from her daughter, who was still locked inside the school and not allowed to leave.
For parents who previously had to take hours off work to bring kids to the doctor’s office, Laramie County School District 1 may have a new solution for you.LCSD1 and Health-Works staff will soon provide on-site physical and behavioral health services to LCSD1 students, faculty and staff.
Upon arrival, Animal Control Officers Teasley and Wagner were able to find and recover a 5-week-old kitten from a 4-foot-deep electrical pipe and safely transported it to the Cheyenne Animal Shelter for veterinary care. After receiving a clean bill of health, the kitten is now being fostered by the Animal Control officers who rescued her.
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.
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.
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.
In an effort to take care of one of their own, Culver’s is raising funds for a local 16-year-old boy that died in a tragic car crash. Zane Bellis Oliver died on Sept. 4th, in the parking lot of a McDonald’s on Lincolnway. According to Police, Bellis-Oliver lost control of his car, hit the curb at high speed, and rolled the vehicle. He was ejected and died at the scene. The other three passengers inside the vehicle were taken to the Cheyenne Regional Medical Center for treatment.
As women’s issues garner more attention in news spotlights, so do foster care and adoption. We sat down with an adoptive Mom to learn more about those realities in Laramie County.All to understand what it takes to take care of Wyoming’s children when they fall into crisis and parents can’t help.
Registration deadlines are quickly approaching, so get signed up today. Registration to play in the adult hockey league will end on Wednesday, September 28, followed by the registration deadline for learning how to skate on Tuesday, October 4. The Ice and Events Center will accept those looking to learn hockey on a rolling basis.
In preparation and celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the Cheyenne Hispanic Festival Committee is working with the Wyoming State Museum to set up a variety of display tables to showcase the different Hispanic and Latino countries and cultures in Wyoming. The tables will include flags, toys, hats, and artisan works.
Does foreign investment in Wyoming make our state secure? That was one of the hot topics up for discussion at the Greater Cheyenne Chambers of Commerce, Action and Advocacy committee meetings on Tuesday. It is the transparency of investments in the state and our communities.
With school starting up again, our focus turns to getting kids ready with school supplies and textbooks for the new year. But one of the things that may not be covered in school outlines is student rights. Especially when it comes to freedom of expression and discrimination, with LGBTQ rights, dress codes, racism, recent book bannings and history lesson restrictions.
Nothing feels as special or helps uplift our spirits than when we can help make things better for someone else. From the “Flame of Hope” to helping hands, a couple of local non-profits were highlighted in the community on Friday.
Despite folks celebrating labor day later this week, Wyoming is still dealing with a worker shortage, according to state officials. We looked at how the workplace and labor force has been changing recently and why state leaders are concerned.
Janet Lewis spoke with Wyoming News Now on August 26, 2022 about a joint service club food drive happening at four locations across Cheyenne this weekend. The drive will take place Saturday, August 27th from 9 AM-5PM and Sunday, August 28th from 12PM to 5PM.
Laura Dale, an Interpretive Ranger with Wyoming State Parks, spoke with Wyoming News Now on August 23, 2022 and explained how Curt Gowdy State Park is celebrating National Dog Day with a hike for you and your furry friend. Dale also touched on other upcoming events the organization will be hosting.
The City of Cheyenne has detected the first pools, or group, of mosquitoes to test positive for West Nile Virus (WNV), this year in Laramie County. The test was confirmed by the Wyoming State Veterinary Lab. The infected mosquitoes were collected from traps near the Sun Valley area and near the Laramie County Community College, during the week of August 8th as part of the City’s ongoing mosquito surveillance efforts.
As the workplace requires growing technical skills to stay competitive in the work arena, community colleges find themselves at the forefront of helping students bridge skill and opportunity. Monday morning, President Joe Schaffer gave his State of the College presentation at Laramie County Community College; he discussed what they are doing to help students stay competitive in the workplace.
We continue with a follow-up update on the Bocanegra case.42-year-old Rocsand Bocanegra was charged with second-degree homicide for allegedly stabbing 58-year-old Jess Smith in his residence on Aug. 8th at around 5:30 a.m.The event happened allegedly with about 6 other witnesses in the residence and fled before deputies arrived on the scene.