Cheyenne Mayor Patrick Collins says there could soon be a gold rush in Laramie County.

Collins in his Mayor's Minute column Friday said, "It seems there are gold reserves between Cheyenne and Laramie and a company is working hard to permit a mine to extract the minerals."


When asked who the company was and/or if he could provide any more details, Collins said he didn't want to say until they get further into planning, just in case things don't pan out.

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"The impact on the state, county, and city will be impressive," he said. "It may be premature, but it is very exciting."

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