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University of Wyoming Offering Free Football Tickets For Veterans

The University of Wyoming is offering local military veterans free tickets for the Cowboys' second football game versus Eastern Michigan on September 12th at War Memorial Stadium in Laramie.

A limited number of free tickets will be available for active duty military personnel and veterans through the close of business on Friday, August 28th

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This marker commemorates the historic meeting of Wyoming's first Territorial Legislature, which granted women the right to vote in 1869. Rick Roddam, Townsquare Media
This marker commemorates the historic meeting of Wyoming's first Territorial Legislature, which granted women the right to vote in 1869. Rick Roddam, Townsquare Media
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Wyoming History: The Woman’s Suffrage Movement Began Here in the Cowboy State

This week, women all over the country celebrate the anniversary of a historic milestone. 95 years ago, on August 18, 1920, congress ratified the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote. It was the culmination of a movement that began decades earlier when Wyoming became the first territory to approve woman's suffrage

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U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner (L) (R-OH) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (2nd L) (R-KY) present the Congressional Gold Medal to Lieutenant General Charles G. Cleveland (3rd L) in recognition of the American Fighter Aces' service to the United States at the U.S. Capitol.  Win McNamee, Getty Images
U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner (L) (R-OH) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (2nd L) (R-KY) present the Congressional Gold Medal to Lieutenant General Charles G. Cleveland (3rd L) in recognition of the American Fighter Aces' service to the United States at the U.S. Capitol. Win McNamee, Getty Images
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Laramie’s Robert Milliken Among ‘American Fighter Aces’ Honored With Congressional Gold Medal

Wednesday, leaders of the United States Senate and House of Representatives honored the American Fighter Aces with the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian award Congress can issue. Among the 1,447 U

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A Memorial Day Tribute to Five of Wyoming’s Greatest War Heroes

Monday, our nation will remember the thousands of brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Here's a salute to five of the greatest men to have ever served our country, all of whom hailed from the great state of Wyoming

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WYO Ranks First in The Nation For Military Veterans

Just in time for Memorial Day, here's some great news about the way we treat our military veterans here in Wyoming. According to a new study from the financial website Wallet Hub, Wyoming is the best state in the nation for Military retirees.

The study, 2015's Best an

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Cheyenne Firefighters Helping Woman to Reclaim Her Yard

Have you done any good deeds lately?

Members of the Cheyenne Fire Department are doing a good deed for a local woman on Wednesday, May 13, by rehabilitating her yard on their day off.

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Hometown Heroes: Katie Glendy, US Navy

 

We salute Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Katie Glendy, from Lusk, Wyoming.  Shown above painting a catwalk on the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76).

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Townsquare Media's Steve Cooper, along with local Police and Firefighters, collect toys for needy families in Cheyenne.  Photo Courtesy of Holidays with Heroes Facebook Page.
Townsquare Media's Steve Cooper, along with local Police and Firefighters, collect toys for needy families in Cheyenne. Photo Courtesy of Holidays with Heroes Facebook Page.
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Holidays with Heroes Drive is Coming Up Saturday

This weekend, Townsquare Media is teaming with the Cheyenne Police and Fire Departments for the annual "Holidays with Heroes" Drive.  Saturday, from 10 am to 3 pm, we'll be collecting gifts for needy families at the Walgreens on 1501 Dell Range Boulevard

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Cheyenne Heroes Get National Recognition

The international organization, United Commercial Travelers recently awarded Cheyenne’s own Jerry & Jo Ann Pauli their Lifetime Achievement Award at their convention in Columbus,Ohio.

We recognize them here in Cheyenne for their work with students and veterans for more than 40 years. Th

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Hometown Heroes: Lori Kempter, Program Director

Lori Kempter
Program Director
Interfaith Family Support Services

She pours her heart and soul into this program trying to spread awareness to the problem others so easily overlook. That problem is the amount of homeless children there are in cheyenne.

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