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Fun Fact: The City of Cheyenne Was Officially Named On July 4th
Here's a fun fact: Four months before the Union Pacific Railroad arrived in Cheyenne, surveyor General Greenville Dodge officially named the town and plotted the area on July 4, 1867.
Although Independence Day officially marks Cheyenne's 150th anniversary, there was nothing here at the…
Duncan Hines Claimed The ‘Best Meal Ever’ Was in Cheyenne
Before his baking company made him a household name, Duncan Hines was America's original food critic.
Hines, who drove across the country as a traveling salesman, published his first series of restaurant reviews in 1935. In those days, before the Interstate highways were built, there w…
Cheyenne East High School’s Most Famous Graduates
As Cheyenne East High School prepares to honor the Class of 2017, here's a tribute to five former Thunderbirds who have earned national acclaim for their alma matter.
Cynthia Lummis, Class of 1972 – Before becoming a member of the United States House of Representatives, Congresswoman Lummi…
The Great Cheyenne Chicken Heist of 1887
Edwin Booth was one of the most famous and beloved actors in American history, even after his younger brother John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Abraham Lincoln in 1865.
On April 18, 1887, while traveling to San Francisco on the Transcontinental Railroad, Booth stopped in Wyoming…
Happy 109th Birthday to Cheyenne’s Atlas Theatre
109 years ago today, the historic Atlas Theatre celebrated its grand opening in Downtown Cheyenne.
Constructed in 1887, the Atlas Building originally housed a ground floor candy shop and upstairs office space. It was later expanded to include 404 seats and a stage and re-opened as the Atlas…

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