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A local Cheyenne store is dealing with an act of vandalism

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (KGWN) - Businesses say there's a problem in Downtown Cheyenne with vandalism and aggressive panhandlers. Panhandlers are taking advantage of free hotel coffee and breakfast, and there are issues with vandalism such as slashed tires and broken windows. On Sunday, the owners of Olympu

KGWN.TV - 2017-09-20 01:23:00

Volunteers create Cheyenne's Greenway garden

CHEYENNE - A garden planted along a section of the Greater Cheyenne Greenway exists for walkers, runners and bicyclists to enjoy. The landscaped garden is located near a portion of the Greenway's concrete path that runs under Yellowstone Road. Here, the Greenway is parallel to Dry Creek. Volunteers

WYOMING TRIBUNE-EAGLE - 2017-09-19 12:00:00

Cheyenne students experience agriculture hands-on

CHEYENNE - This week, students in Cheyenne are experiencing Western life in ways they may never have considered. The annual Laramie County Cowbelles' Ag Expo for fourth-graders began Tuesday and continues today at the Archer Complex east of Cheyenne. Deb Sullivan, a member of the Laramie County Cowb

WYOMING TRIBUNE-EAGLE - 2017-09-20 12:00:00

Children in Cheyenne are learning about agriculture

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (KGWN) - In Cheyenne, children begin learning about agriculture when they're young. Each year, the Cowbelles Ag Expo helps Laramie County fourth graders. The students are taught about agriculture at the Archer Complex. This is a two-day event going on now. It features twenty differen

KGWN.TV - 2017-09-19 21:39:00

Wyoming lawmakers consider options on collecting millions owed

Casper, Wyo. - Wyoming lawmakers are considering options on how to collect the $70 million to $84 million owed to the state. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that legislators at the Interim Joint Revenue Committee meeting last week discussed the possibility of hiring a private contractor to collect t

KGWN.TV - 2017-09-19 15:47:00

Police arrest 7 after children found in filthy conditions

Powell, Wyo. - Seven people who shared a home in northern Wyoming are facing felony charges after police say their use of meth endangered children. Police searched the house in Cody last week and found multiple young children dehydrated, hungry and living in filthy conditions. Police obtained a warr

KGWN.TV - 2017-09-20 18:53:00

University of Wyoming may spend $68M to renovate four dorms

Laramie, Wyo. - A proposal presented to the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees calls for spending $68 million to renovate four dorms. Trustees were presented with a draft of the university's 10-year housing plan during their meeting last week in Laramie. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that the

KGWN.TV - 2017-09-20 18:04:00

Walmart isn't hiring holiday workers this year

New York - The holidays are right around the corner, but Walmart won't be hiring for help. The retailer plans to meet its need for extra work during the holiday shopping season by giving existing employees more hours, according to a release from the company. Hiring seasonal holiday help is a traditi

KGWN.TV - 2017-09-20 17:52:00

Made in Wyoming program announces new website

Cheyenne, Wyo. - Wyoming artisans, crafters and manufacturers will enjoy greater exposure to customers through the Wyoming Business Council's new Made in Wyoming website. The website, launched this week is designed to make it easier for users to renew their memberships, purchase promotional material

KGWN.TV - 2017-09-20 17:47:00

Residents needed to server on Wyoming Social Studies Standards Review Committe

Cheyenne, Wyo. - The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) is seeking state residents interested in serving on the Wyoming Social Studies Standards Review Committee. The committee will review the state social studies standards to ensure the cultural heritage, history, and contemporary contributions

KGWN.TV - 2017-09-20 17:12:00

Wyoming PACE helps seniors feel more independent

CHEYENNE, Wyo - September is National PACE Month. PACE stands for Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly. PACE began about four years ago when it was noticed that seniors over 55 usually have no where to go this is a program through Cheyenne Regional Medical Center. A PACE van will pick up t

KGWN.TV - 2017-09-20 15:13:00

Geeks who Read is a perfect Friday Night outing for tweens

CHEYENNE, Wyo -- In our weekly series with the Laramie County Library, Reese Ruiz stopped by the studio to give us information on a night out for tweens. This Friday September 22 from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm at the library in the Cottonwood room, kids grades 3 to 6 have a chance to get their trivia on. T

KGWN.TV - 2017-09-20 14:53:00

Statewide conference on homelessness in jeopardy

CHEYENNE, Wyo.- The Wyoming Homeless Collaborative has scheduled a statewide conference on homelessness to be held in Cheyenne; however, some organizations are concerned the event will be cancelled due to low registration this year. Executive Director of the Cheyenne Comea Shelter, Robin Bocanegra,

KGWN.TV - 2017-09-20 00:10:00

Lower North Crow Reservoir plans silt removal project

Cheyenne, Wyo. - As part of ongoing efforts to maintain Cheyenne's water system, the City of Cheyenne Board of Public Utilities (Board) will be removing sediment in the Lower North Crow Reservoir. This will happen at the John and Annie Woodhouse Recreation and Wildlife Habitat Area located about 27

KGWN.TV - 2017-09-19 20:46:00

Brothers spend 6 years painting murals inside wildlife museum

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) -- With each stroke of the brush, Aaron and Adam Wolken are painting scenes at Wonders of Wildlife in Springfield, Mo., meant to capture the imagination. "We still are painting with broad strokes but then also dialing in, adding detail," said Adam Wolken, a muralist at Wonde

KGWN.TV - 2017-09-19 16:12:00

Teacher to donate kidney to coworker's father

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) -- It's the gift of life for a man she'd never met. Tricia Weber, Jessi Gosch and her son and Dave Gosch on Monday at Grant Wood Elementary. Weber is donating one of her kidneys to Dave Gosch, a man she had never met before deciding to donate. One Cedar Rapids, Iowa teache

KGWN.TV - 2017-09-19 16:08:00

Teens volunteer to help with police training

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- Trauma comes in many shapes and sizes. It's not always obvious - and comes from things like emotional abuse and the circumstances behind the problems. Often, the best way to understand those who are different from us is to get to know them. In this case, five 17-year-olds from

KGWN.TV - 2017-09-19 15:55:00

Fire Prevention week begins October 8th

In our monthly series with Cheyenne Fire and Rescue's Byron Mathews, we talked about the upcoming Fire Prevention week and what Cheyenne Fire and Rescue have planned for the week. Fire Prevention week commemorates the Great Chicago Fire in 1871 that lasted two days. Forty years after the Great Chica

KGWN.TV - 2017-09-19 15:19:00

Regional West flu shot clinic dates announced

Scottsbluff, Neb. - Regional West and Regional West Physicians Clinic will hold their annual drive-through flu shot clinic on Sept. 30 and the walk-in clinic on Oct. 14. The drive-through clinic, for Medicare patients only, will be held from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 30 at Regional West Medica

KGWN.TV - 2017-09-19 15:43:00

Wyoming AARP helps protect older adults from fraud

Wyoming Wyoming AARP helps the community a lot, the Wyoming State Director Sam Shumway collaborates with the AARP Wyoming Executive Council, on what issues are impacting the aging population in the state and look at what steps need to be taken to influence those issues. Research shows that more than

KGWN.TV - 2017-09-19 15:42:00