Wyoming News Now observed the truck was damaged on the driver’s side, near the rear tire. The crash landed the police car facing oncoming traffic on Lincolnway, while the truck rolled and landed on the side of Ridge Road upside down.
“The camp cook would try to think of ways to be creative with very minimal supplies to try to keep the cowboys happy. If you didn’t have a good cook, you wouldn’t have good cowboys because the good cowboys would go wherever the outfits were that had a good cook,” said Mims.
The driver was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, possession of the stolen vehicle, driving while under the influence, fleeing to elude, reckless driving, speed, and other traffic-related offenses. The passenger was also arrested for interference with a peace officer, a warrant for failing to pay child support and possession of a controlled substance.
“Well, our parades are, to me, always wonderful. They are full of history and lots of character. Things that you don’t normally see in a typical parade but definitely western and definitely historic,” said Hubbard.
“The Challenge Rodeo is one of the best events Cheyenne Frontier Days has to offer. We partner with Laramie County School District and we take students from our schools with special needs and put them in a real, live rodeo performance. We want to let them be part of the Daddy of ‘Em All as well,” said Will Luna, long-time volunteer and coordinator for Cheyenne Frontier Days.
On Wednesday, July 28 the Cheyenne Police Department assisted Cheyenne Fire Rescue in responding to a series of dumpster fires in the Downtown area, one of which also ignited the garage of a near-by residential complex.
Cheyenne Frontier Days is underway, and while many of the Wyoming Department of Transportation’s construction projects in Cheyenne are put on pause during the “Daddy of ‘em All,” there are some lingering traffic impacts that may cause delays for motorists attending this week’s festivities.
“It’s part of our being - it’s the fabric of this community and we are proud of that. It brings a lot of people to our community, shows it off. It also gives those of us that live here a chance to be a part of something bigger than ourselves. That kind of volunteer ethic; it permeates the whole community and makes us all better.”
Earlier this year, the Cheyenne East High School Speech and Debate team won the state championship for the fourth year in a row. The team then went on to compete in the national tournament, which had more than 7,000 competitors from around the United States.
FR crews arrived on scene to find a detached shed to be on fire and spreading to vegetation in the alley. Crews were able to quickly get the fire under control and confine it to the shed. The detached shed was unoccupied along with the adjacent home.
The Cheyenne Botanic Gardens is Wyoming’s only public garden. It exists in one of the most challenging garden climates in the lower 48 states (high winds, regular hail, high altitude, little winter snow cover, and unpredictable first and last frosts).
“Price value matters. How they are spending their hard-earned money and what they are getting for it matters. Being local to the community matters. So you know, it fits the right profile for what we are today and what we will be on a go-forward basis but, no question, the competitive piece is a big driver of it,” said Chief Technology Officer Cash Hagen.
“There is a million and one things going on and that’s just our department, but there is also other community events going, obviously. It’s going to be a summer-filled with music so there is always something to enjoy.”