Niobrara Oil Play

LCCC May Ask For Money for New Buildings
Laramie County Community College trustees will consider later this month whether to ask local voters to approve a roughly $20 million dollar bond issue for construction of two new buildings on the college's Cheyenne Campus.
LCCC spokeswoman Lisa Murphy says a new Student Services Building would …
Wildfire Danger Increasing [AUDIO]
Wildfire experts says states across the west are now at the highest risk of the season for wildfires. Amy Richards reports. Laramie County officials say they are seeing some fresh interest in oil drilling after a recent lull. Business Reporter Sharon Fain has details. Click past jump to listen to Wy…
Applegate Runs For Commission
Jim Applegate, a Cheyenne attorney and former state senator, has announced his candidacy as a Democrat for one of the four-year seats on the Laramie County Commission. He says one area where he differs from several other candidates running for the commission this year is that he supports the sixth-p…
Racicky Emphasizes Positive Themes
Republican Laramie County Commission candidate Clare "Bud" Racicky says he wants to stress positive themes in his quest for public office. Racicky says he thinks most local officeholders--including current county commission members and Cheyenne Mayor Rick Kaysen as well as the Chey…
Olson Runs for Commission Seat
Businessman Mike Olson has filed as a Republican for the open four year seat on the Laramie County Commission. Olson says he sees the Niobrara Oil Play as one of the major issues facing the county over the next few years, especially it's impact on county infrastructure and water.
Keslar Announces Commission Run
Rick Keslar says he is running as a Republican for the open two year seat on the Laramie County Commission. Keslar is currently a Policy and Planning Analyst with the Wyoming Department of Transportation and has worked for the Wyoming State Highway Department and WYDOT for the past 37 years, experie…
Steenburgen Says Oil Play Picking up
Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce President and C-E-O Dale Steenburgen says the Niobrara Oil Play in Laramie County seems to be picking up steam. Official numbers show that 14 oil and gas wells have been started in Laramie County through the first three months of this year, compared with 39 such …
Railroad Makes Oil Shipment Plans [AUDIO]
The Wyoming Economic Development Association (WEDA) will hold their annual Winter Economic Development Conference at Little America in Cheyenne. Amy Richards reports. The operators of Wyoming's newest railroad are hoping to build a crude oil load out terminal for shipments of oil from the Niobrara …
The Mayor and The Chamber On The Morning Zone Today
Today, we'll take a look at what's happening in Cheyenne...both in the city and in the economy and business. At 7:37AM MDT, Mayor Rick Kaysen will be on with us for his regular monthly visit. We'll talk with him on all the latest developments for Cheyenne, including the initial propos…