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Cheyenne Woman Receives Best Mother’s Day Gift Ever
Big O Tires in Cheyenne awarded their annual "Driven for Moms" contest winner on Friday to Maria Baltadano.
Maria is the mother of three children, 13-year-old Talia, 11-year-old Tony and 7-year-old Tea. She works as a nurse at High Plains Surgery Center...
5 of Cheyenne’s Best Playgrounds
Is there a playground your kids really like in Cheyenne?
One of the city's strong points is having plenty of parks with lots of playground equipment to get some exercise. Here's a look at five fun playgrounds in Cheyenne.
Cheyenne’s First Permanent Structure: The Whitehead Building
When Cheyenne was established in 1867, the bustling town was essentially a collection of tents housing workers and merchants who had come to the area following the Union Pacific Railroad.
It probably won't surprise you to learn that the city's first permanent building was a gun shop...
Cheyenne’s First Mayor, H.M. Hook
In 1867, scouts for the Union Pacific Railroad arrived at the Crow Creek Crossing to survey the path for their westward expansion. Just over a month later, approximately 600 men had arrived and the town of Cheyenne was born.
The phenomenally quick growth earned Cheyenne the nickname of the …
What is Cheyenne’s Best Park? [Poll]
Except for the two weeks in July when thousands of CFD visitors take over my neighborhood, I love living close to Lions Park.
On a warm, sunny day, nothing beats taking the dog for a walk along the lake. And if you're there long enough, a plane from the nearby Cheyenne Air National Guard Base mi…
Meet Cheyenne’s Newest Resident: The Lions Park Bald Eagle
Moving to a new town can be difficult, especially when you're young and you don't know many people.
This week, Cheyenne residents are giving a warm welcome to our newest resident, the Lions Park Bald Eagle. For at least the past 10 days, this eagle has been camping out in and around th…
An Photographic History of Cheyenne
In 1867, Union Pacific Railroad survey crews plotted the site for present day Cheyenne near the Crow Creek Crossing in the Dakota Territory.
Here's an interesting photographic retrospective of Wyoming's Capital City over the last 150 years...
Cheyenne’s Five Craziest Car Crashes
Friday afternoon, a teenage driver crashed into the Petco store on Dell Range. Luckily, nobody was injured. The incident is the latest in a long line of Cheyenne motorists driving into buildings.
Here's a look back at five of the craziest crashes here in the Capital City...

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