Issue for the week of March 24, 2023
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Weeks of March 24-April 9

The following articles are for the weeks of March 24-April 9. If you would like to be a part of this section, stop by Traders Shoppers Guide at 2021 Warren Avenue, E-mail: info@wyotraders or fax: (307)634-8530. Any questions, please call (307)634-8895.

Murder Mystery Dinner at the Red Lion Hotel

Keep your wits about you, and join the Cheyenne Frontier Days™ Old West Museum for a vintage romp through the 1920s during the Bullets in the Bathtub Murder Mystery Dinner on Friday, May 19, 5:30pm, at the Red Lion Hotel and Conference Center, 204 West Fox Farm Road. Fedoras and flapper dresses are encouraged and get ready to bid on some amazing items during the live auction throughout the night’s festivities. Tickets are available at

Cheyenne Women Newcomers and Friends

Cheyenne Women Newcomers and Friends welcome new members. If interested, contact Linda at 307-287-8724. They will meet Monday, March 27 at 11:30am for games and no host lunch at Tres Amigos, 2414 West Lincolnway. If interested, call Jean at 307-632-2598. They will also meet Tuesday, March 28 at 12:00pm for pinochle and no host lunch at Perkins, 1730 Dell Range Boulevard. If interested, call Edith 307-638-0306.

Registration Open for Girls’ Fast-Pitch Softball

Teamwork, fundamentals and friendly competition are on deck for the upcoming Girls’ Recreational Fast-Pitch Softball program this summer. The program will feature age divisions ranging from 8u-18u. Players must be no younger than seven and no older than 18 on June 5. Registration is open until Thursday, March 30, and late registration will run from March 31 to April 13. Practices will begin May 15. Volunteer coaches are needed! Register online at or in person at the Kiwanis Community House, 4603 Lions Park Drive. For more information contact Harley Tekerman at 307-637-6408 or

Laramie County Sentinel Real Estate Town Meeting

The US Air Force, in partnership with the US Army Corps of Engineers, is holding a town meeting in Pine Bluffs, Wyoming, on March 27. The intent of this meeting is to inform the local public and landowners about upcoming real estate acquisitions planned in their areas. The town meeting is scheduled for March 27, in the Pine Bluffs Community Center, 708 Lawson Street. The event starts at 6:00pm. For additional information, contact Sentinel Hotline at 307-773-3400 or email


TOPS 0117 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets each Thursday at the VFW Post 1881, 2816 East 7th Street, Nationway Frontage Road. Weigh-ins are from 8:00am-8:45am and meetings are from 9:00am-10:00am. TOPS provides tools, information and support to be successful in losing weight. The program focuses on health as well as weight loss. For more information email Pam, the leader, at

Youth Activity Opportunity

Like camping? Enjoy outdoor activities? Want to learn valuable leadership skills all while having fun? How about gaining life skills that can save lives? Maybe you should look into joining the Scouts! Cheyenne area youth from 10-17 are invited to explore scouting with two of Cheyenne’s foremost troops. Scouting BSA (the Boy Scouts) is now open to both boys and girls. Both troops offer monthly camping opportunities, community service opportunities, the world famous merit badge programs and the possibility of progressing through the ranks to the coveted Eagle Scout rank. Scouting isn’t for everyone, but maybe it might be for you. Come on out and see what it is all about. For boys, Troop 101 meets each Wednesday from 7:00pm-9:00pm. Meetings are held at the Scout Lodge in Cheyenne’s Lions Park, 4427 Lions Park Drive. For additional information, call Scoutmaster Phil Flores at 307-287-5757. For girls, Troop 1869 gathers Thursday evenings from 6:30pm-8:00pm. Troop 1869 also meets at the Scout Lodge, 4427 Lions Park Drive. Scoutmaster Linda Davies is happy to talk about the troop and may be reached at 703-371-7590.

Annual Chicken Curling Tournament

The Ice and Events Center will host its 8th Annual Chicken Curling Tournament Saturday, March 25! Teams of four will compete in a double-elimination format as they chuck their way to chicken curling glory! Using frozen chickens, teams will test their curling accuracy over several rounds to see who can achieve the most points. The team with the most points at the end of the round will then advance to their next matchup. Malt beverages will be served by Alf’s Pub. So come out and have a great time. The registration fee is $60 until Monday, March 20. After that date, the cost will increase to $75, and teams will only be added based on space availability. Spots will fill up quickly, so get signed up today! Stop by the Ice and Events Center, located at 1530 West Lincolnway, to register your team or contact Bailey Miller, Ice and Events Center Coordinator, at to receive a registration packet.

Wyoming Arts Council Virtual Grant Workshops

The Wyoming Arts Council will host a two-part virtual guide to the Community Support Grant workshop on Thursday, March 23 and Thursday, March 30 from 12:00pm-1:00pm. The two-part workshop teaches grant writers of all skill levels how to prepare and submit an application for the Community Support Grant. The series is geared toward those who work or volunteer for nonprofit arts organizations, educational institutions, community clubs, or local government units and departments that offer arts programming. On March 23, participants will review eligibility criteria and application how-tos with Grants Manager Cashmere Balland. On March 30, participants will learn about project eligibility and application content with the Community Development and Arts Learning Specialist Amara Fehring. Participants are welcome to join one or both workshops. Those interested in the March 23 workshop can join via or dial 1-405-433-4116 PIN: 317 723 021#. For March 30 workshop, or dial 1-346-800-3887 PIN: 823 932 661#. For more information, visit or contact Amara Fehring at 307-630-3918 or

Laramie County DUI Victim Impact Panel

Laramie County DUI Victim Impact Panel will be held March 27. All panels are held at LCCC in the Center for Conferences, room 130, 1400 East College Drive, start time is 6:30pm and cost is $40 cash at the door for those required to attend. Websites for the most up to date information are or The Mission of the Laramie County DUI Impact Panel is to stop drunken and drugged driving and to create awareness regarding the tragic consequences of this event. Panel members share their life stories regarding the issue of impaired driving in the hope of preventing life altering tragedies from continuing to occur. If you are also interested in speaking for or being a part of the Impact Panel, please call 307-214-5444 to confirm the schedule.

Elementary Volleyball League

Registration is open and coaches are wanted for an elementary volleyball program, starting beginning of April, for twice a week for 6 weeks. The free program is offered to the first 80 kids (5th and 6th graders), report card required! This program is offered to the following schools: Baggs, Rossman, Cole, Sunrise, Henderson, Buffalo Ridge, Poder Academy, and Meadowlark. Register at

Blue Grass Jam

There will be a Blue Grass Jam in the Willow Room at the Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Avenue, Saturday, April 1 from 1:00pm-3:00pm. Call Kerry at 307-369-3904 for more information.

Arts Cheyenne

There is always something happening in Cheyenne! Fine and performing arts, culture and science. For details and calendar of events, please visit them online at

Digital Skills for Seniors

The Wyoming State Museum is now accepting registration for their free Digital Skills for Seniors (Android Users) course. Space in the class is extremely limited; it is recommended that interested students sign up as soon as possible to reserve their place. The eight-week course gradually introduces digital skills that older adults can apply to their everyday lives. Focusing on Android smartphones and tablets, each class builds on the skills learned in the previous lesson and includes one-on-one assistance and practice. Participants can bring their own device from home or borrow a tablet from the museum for free. Spring Android course begins on March 28, and ends May 17. Class meets on Tuesdays from 2:00pm-3:30pm. To register, call Melisa McChesney at 307-630-2573 and leave a voice message including your name and phone number. Melisa will call back to register students on a first come first serve basis.

F.E. Warren Invites Public to Spring Job Fair

The 90th Force Support Squadron Civilian Personnel Office will host a job fair open to the public on Wednesday, April 5 from 10:00am-2:00pm at the Trail’s End Event Center located on F.E. Warren. The job fair will showcase Appropriated Funds (APF) and Non-Appropriated Funds (NAF) positions for civilians that are currently available on the installation. Additionally, hiring officials will be on site to meet with candidates and accept resumes. Interested individuals will access the base through Gate 1, off of Randall Avenue. All adults must have a photo ID, and all vehicles are subject to random checks by the 90th Security Forces Squadron. As a reminder, F.E. Warren is a federal installation so the following items are prohibited: weapons including, but not limited to pocketknives, firearms, pepper spay, etc.; drones; toys resembling firearms; alcohol/illegal drugs; animals or pets. For more information, visit or the F.E. Warren Facebook page @FEWarrenAirForceBase.

Easter Cantata

The Easter Cantata “Amazing Love” will be presented by the First United Methodist Church Orchestra and Chancel Choir on Sunday, April 2 at 8:30am and 10:00am at 108 East 18th Street. Come and experience a beautiful retelling of the Easter Story through music and word! For more information, call 307-632-1410.

Mayor’s Youth Council Accepting Applications

Applications are being accepted for community-minded young people interested in learning more about city government, civic trusteeship and community leadership. To join the 2023-2024 Mayor’s Youth Council, students must be in grades 9th-12th and reside in Cheyenne. The 2023-2024 term will begin in June 2023 and conclude in May 2024. The selection committee will review the applications and interview selected candidates. Applications are available at or pick up from the career/counselor offices at public junior and senior high schools. The deadline for submission is Friday, April 28, 4:00pm. For information call Devyan Paiz at 307-637-6480.

Youth Alternatives Foster Grandparent Program

The Office of Youth Alternatives Foster Grandparent Program is looking for tutors/mentors that are 55 years and older to work with children in a classroom setting that need extra support. Foster Grandparents make a difference in the classroom as well as the lives of children in our community and earn an average of $300 per month in a non-taxable stipend. (Some qualifications apply.) Individuals interested in serving may call 307-637-6480 for more information.

Spring Fling Craft Show

Now taking applications for the Spring Fling Craft Show in Burns on April 29. For more information and application contact Toni Shiery at or call 307-630-5557.