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Urban Forester Says It’s a Good Weekend To Water Trees and Shrubs

How are your trees looking?

The City of Cheyenne Urban Forestry Division encourages property owners to give trees and shrubs some much needed water during this mild weather weekend.

Urban Forester Lisa Olson says Cheyenne is more than six inches below our normal precipitation for this time of year.

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East Lincolnway Closed from Morrie to Logan This Weekend

Construction near Holliday Park this weekend will close a portion of East Lincolnway.

A pedestrian underpass is being installed near the YMCA on the south side of Holliday Park, so starting at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Octob

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Winds Create New Hairdo's (Peter Macdiamid/Getty)
Winds Create New Hairdo's (Peter Macdiamid/Getty)
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Winds Close Eastbound I-80 From Cheyenne to Nebraska and Create New Hairstyles

Do you recognize any of these hairstyles? Just look in the mirror.

High winds around our area are not only rearranging our hairdo's, they're closing roads. Dust storms and numerous accidents in Nebraska have closed down Interstate 80 between Cheyenne and the Nebraska border for at least the next 6 hours according to the Wyoming Department of Transportation.

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Worth Drive at East 11th Street Closed for Manhole Replacement

It's definitely orange traffic cone season.

Workers are trying to get all the road work in that they can before any cold weather arrives so there are a lot of detours around Cheyenne.

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Smoke From Western Wildfires (David McNew/Getty)
Smoke From Western Wildfires (David McNew/Getty)
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Western Wildfires Creating Cheyenne Haze

Wondering where the smokey haze around Cheyenne is coming from?

There are plenty of sources as wildfires are burning in several locations across the western United States including in Wyoming.

According to the Wyoming State Forestry Division, there's a 6, 500 acre blaze burning southeast of Casper. The Little Boxelder Fire about 10 miles south of Glenrock has burned grass and timber since it was first reported last Friday. It is about 80 percent contained.

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High Park Fire Seen From Space Station (NASA/Getty)
High Park Fire Seen From Space Station (NASA/Getty)
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Space Station Crew Snaps Photos of Western Wildfires

Have you seen how big the western wildfires look from space?

NASA recently released photos of some of the fires burning in the western United States and they really put into perspective just how large some of them are.

The wetter weather this last

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American Flags (Thomas B. Shea/Getty)
American Flags (Thomas B. Shea/Getty)
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Meet Local Candidates Sunday, July 1, at Dinneen Building Downtown

It's an election year, do you know who you're voting for yet?

Get an idea of where the candidates stand on issues important to you this Sunday, July 1, in downtown Cheyenne.

A meet and greet for Cheyenne Mayoral and City Council Candidates is scheduled between 3 and 5 p.m. Sunday at the Dinneen Building, 415 West 17th Street.

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Don't Drink and Drive (Steve Eason/Hulton Archive/Getty)
Don't Drink and Drive (Steve Eason/Hulton Archive/Getty)
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Thanks to Everyone Who Helped Raise $6,500 for Wyoming Safe Ride

Cheyenne is a safer place to drive thanks to all of those who donated to the Wyoming Safe Ride fundraiser recently.

At a fundraising lunch held on June 7 at the Texas Roadhouse in Cheyenne, $6,500 was raised for the Wyoming Safe Ride program.

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SpaceX Rocket Carrying Dragon Capsule On Launch Pad (Roberto Gonzalez/Getty)
SpaceX Rocket Carrying Dragon Capsule On Launch Pad (Roberto Gonzalez/Getty)
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Dragon Capsule Makes History Docking With Space Station

History was made above us in space early this morning, May 25.

The first non-governmental space vehicle, the SpaceX Dragon capsule, completed berthing with the International Space Station just after 10 a.m. (MDT).

Dragon's hatch is scheduled to be opened early Saturday morning, May 26. The station's six astronauts will unload about 1,000 pounds of cargo, including food, clothes, batteries and a laptop, plus 15 student-designed experiments.

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Space Shuttle Discovery On 747 Over Washington D.C. (Robert Markowitz/NASA via Getty)
Space Shuttle Discovery On 747 Over Washington D.C. (Robert Markowitz/NASA via Getty)
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Space Shuttle Discovery Flies Victory Laps Over Washington D.C.

Around Cheyenne, we see and hear the C-130's flying overhead, in Washington D.C. yesterday crowds were thrilled to see the Space Shuttle Discovery atop a modified 747 flying around the nation's Capitol.

For 45-minutes yesterday, April 17, the pair flew past iconic sights like the Washington Monument, the White House and the Smithsonian's original Air and Space Museum.

Space Shuttle Discovery was headed to it's new home at the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia.

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Matthew Shepard's Mother, Judy Shepard (Chip Somodevilla/Getty)
Matthew Shepard's Mother, Judy Shepard (Chip Somodevilla/Getty)
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Matthew Shepard Symposium on Social Justice Begins Today in Laramie

Do you remember the murder of Matthew Shepard in Laramie?

He was a gay University of Wyoming student who was robbed, beaten and tied to a fence in 1998, a crime that drew national attention.

The Shepard Symposium on Social Justice starts today and runs through Saturday, March 31 at the University of Wyoming.

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7 year old Nigel Godley shopping (Express Newspapers Archive/Getty)
7 year old Nigel Godley shopping (Express Newspapers Archive/Getty)
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Kids Can Shop at Cheyenne Parks & Rec Activity Center ‘Holiday Gift Shop’

Are your kids wishing they could go Christmas shopping?

Sometimes children feel left out when it comes to buying gifts during the holiday season. This Saturday, December 10, the Cheyenne Parks and Recreation Department makes it possible for youngsters to shop where it's safe and affordable.

The "Holiday Gift Shop" program will be set up at the Cheyenne Parks and Recreation Activity Center, on the corner of Carey Avenue and Pershing Boulevard, between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.

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