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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

World War II History Comes Alive

By Blaine McCartney

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Tom Evans, an Army veteran who fought at the Battle of the Bulge during World War II, handles an M1 Grand rifle, the staple of United States soldiers fighting in the war, during a World War II Living History display Wednesday morning at the Cheyenne VA Medical Center. Members from the 6th Division, 20th Regiment, Company A, a group of local historians dedicated to preserve and portray the history of World War II through a collection of artifacts, public education and historical re-enactments, will continue to have the living history camp from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and tomorrow at the VA Medical Center. (Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

Tom Evans, an Army veteran who fought at the Battle of the Bulge during World War II, handles an M1 Grand rifle, the staple of United States soldiers fighting in the war, during a World War II Living History display Wednesday morning at the Cheyenne VA Medical Center. Members from the 6th Division, 20th Regiment, Company A, a group of local historians dedicated to preserve and portray the history of World War II through a collection of artifacts, public education and historical re-enactments, will continue to have the living history camp from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and tomorrow at the VA Medical Center. (Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Children Receive Free Eye Exams from Cheyenne Lions Club

By Blaine McCartney

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Cheyenne Lions Club member Jim Landen looks at a computerized chart as he gives Slade Taylor an eye exam Tuesday morning at the Children Discovery Center at Laramie County Community College. The club has so far given exams to 350 children and 16 schools so far this year. The exams, conducted at child development centers, head starts and other child care agencies, are meant to screen for possible problems. (Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

Cheyenne Lions Club member Jim Landen looks at a computerized chart as he gives Slade Taylor an eye exam Tuesday morning at the Children Discovery Center at Laramie County Community College. The club has given out exams for children at child development centers, head starts and other child care agencies that are meant to screen for possible vision problems. (Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

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Sunday, March 23, 2014

Harlem Ambassadors

By Miranda Grubbs

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Brady Hamm, 10, dances with Harlem Ambassador Brittany Dorsey during a charity basketball game against members of the local community at Cheyenne South in Cheyenne, Wyo. Friday, March 21, 2014. The game, which featured ball-handling tricks and comedy routines, raised money for the Hispanic Organization for Progress and Education. (Miranda Grubbs/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

Brady Hamm, 10, dances with Harlem Ambassador Brittany Dorsey during a charity basketball game against members of the local community at Cheyenne South in Cheyenne, Wyo. Friday, March 21, 2014. The game, which featured ball-handling tricks and comedy routines, raised money for the Hispanic Organization for Progress and Education. (Miranda Grubbs/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

Taylor Schmidt, 4, low-fives the HOOPE Squad's Alexis Moralez (3) during introductions for a charity basketball game at Cheyenne South in Cheyenne, Wyo. Friday, March 21, 2014. The HOOPE Squad, made up of members of the local community, took on the Harlem Ambassadors to raise money for the Hispanic Organization for Progress and Education. (Miranda Grubbs/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

Taylor Schmidt, 4, low-fives the HOOPE Squad’s Alexis Moralez (3) during introductions for a charity basketball game at Cheyenne South in Cheyenne, Wyo. Friday, March 21, 2014. The HOOPE Squad, made up of members of the local community, took on the Harlem Ambassadors to raise money for the Hispanic Organization for Progress and Education. (Miranda Grubbs/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Hello, Dolly!

By Miranda Grubbs

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Cheyenne East junior Kate Backman, playing Dolly Levi, and freshman Liam Guille, playing Cornelius Hackl, rehearse a scene from "Hello, Dolly" during a dress rehearsal at Cheyenne East in Cheyenne, Wyo.  Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. (Miranda Grubbs/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

Cheyenne East junior Kate Backman, playing Dolly Levi, and freshman Liam Guille, playing Cornelius Hackl, rehearse a scene from “Hello, Dolly” during a dress rehearsal at Cheyenne East in Cheyenne, Wyo. Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. (Miranda Grubbs/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

Cheyenne East freshman Liam Guille, playing Cornelius Hackl,  rehearses a scene from "Hello, Dolly" at Cheyenne East in Cheyenne, Wyo.  Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. (Miranda Grubbs/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

Cheyenne East freshman Liam Guille, playing Cornelius Hackl, rehearses a scene from “Hello, Dolly” at Cheyenne East in Cheyenne, Wyo. Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014. (Miranda Grubbs/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014

KGAB’s Dave Chaffin On Air One Last Time

By Blaine McCartney

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Dave Chaffin, KGAB 650AM Morning Zone host, shares a laugh with a guest while on the air for the final time in his decades-long radio career on Friday at KGAB 650AM studios in downtown Cheyenne. Chaffin retires to spend more time with his family as he battles cancer. The Dave and Lisa Chaffin Fund has been set up at American National Bank, located at 1912 Capitol Avenue, to help the Chaffin family offset the costs of medical treatment as he continues to battle cancer. (Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

Dave Chaffin, KGAB 650AM Morning Zone host, shares a laugh with a guest while on the air for the final time in his decades-long radio career on Friday at KGAB 650AM studios in downtown Cheyenne. Chaffin retires to spend more time with his family as he battles cancer. The Dave and Lisa Chaffin Fund has been set up at American National Bank, located at 1912 Capitol Avenue, to help the Chaffin family offset the costs of medical treatment as he continues to battle cancer. (Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

A plaque honoring Dave Chaffin, KGAB 650AM Morning Zone host, his brought in by a friend during his last day on the air after a decades-long career on Friday in downtown Cheyenne. (Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

A plaque honoring Dave Chaffin, KGAB 650AM Morning Zone host, his brought in by a friend during his last day on the air after a decades-long career in radio on Friday in downtown Cheyenne. (Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

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Monday, January 13, 2014

Ice Bowl

By Miranda Grubbs

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Bill O'Dell shoots around a tree during the Disc Gust Disc Golf Club's Ice Bowl at the Dry Creek Disc Golf Course in Cheyenne, Wyo. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.  The annual event helped to raise money and collect canned goods for COMEA House. (Miranda Grubbs/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

Bill O’Dell shoots around a tree during the Disc Gust Disc Golf Club’s Ice Bowl at the Dry Creek Disc Golf Course in Cheyenne, Wyo. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. The annual event helped to raise money and collect canned goods for COMEA House. (Miranda Grubbs/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

Mike Kirkland peers through tree branches as he lines up a shot during the Disc Gust Disc Golf Club's Ice Bowl at the Dry Creek Disc Golf Course in Cheyenne, Wyo. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.  The annual event helped to raise money and collect canned goods for COMEA House. (Miranda Grubbs/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

Mike Kirkland peers through tree branches as he lines up a shot during the Disc Gust Disc Golf Club’s Ice Bowl at the Dry Creek Disc Golf Course in Cheyenne, Wyo. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. The annual event helped to raise money and collect canned goods for COMEA House. (Miranda Grubbs/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

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Saturday, January 4, 2014

2013 Year in Photos

By Blaine McCartney

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A sunflower is framed by a double rainbow from a thunderstorm near the east entrance to Laramie County Community College on Monday, Aug. 26, 2013. In a rainbow the arc shows red on the outer part and violet on the inner side.  With a double rainbow, a second arc is seen outside the primary arc, and has the order of its colors reversed. (Michael Smith/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

A sunflower is framed by a double rainbow from a thunderstorm near the east entrance to Laramie County Community College on Monday, Aug. 26, 2013. In a rainbow the arc shows red on the outer part and violet on the inner side. With a double rainbow, a second arc is seen outside the primary arc, and has the order of its colors reversed. (Michael Smith/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

Bailey Watts, 4, of Casper, peeks out from inside a dead, holBailey Watts, 4, of Casper, peeks out from inside a dead, hollowed out tree during a family trip to the Snowy Range on Thursday, July 4, 2013 west of Centennial. Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

Bailey Watts, 4, of Casper, peeks out from inside a dead, holBailey Watts, 4, of Casper, peeks out from inside a dead, hollowed out tree during a family trip to the Snowy Range on Thursday, July 4, 2013 west of Centennial. Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

Deb Spurgeon throws colored chalk in the air before the start of the Cheyenne Color Vibe 5K at the Laramie County Archer Complex Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013. Some of the proceeds from the run benefited Needs, Inc. (Miranda Grubbs/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

Deb Spurgeon throws colored chalk in the air before the start of the Cheyenne Color Vibe 5K at the Laramie County Archer Complex Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013. Some of the proceeds from the run benefited Needs, Inc. (Miranda Grubbs/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

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Saturday, December 7, 2013

LCCC Students Lend COMEA House a Helping Hand

By Blaine McCartney

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Laramie County Community College Human Service student Briauna Mayhew smiles as she serves a hot dinner to a resident of the COMEA House on Saturday in Cheyenne. With the cost of the bed bug infestation cleanup straining the budget of the COMEA House earlier in the year, LCCC Human Service students and other student volunteers helped provide residents with a meal. (Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

Laramie County Community College Human Service student Briauna Mayhew smiles as she serves a hot dinner to a resident of the COMEA House on Saturday in Cheyenne. With the cost of the bed bug infestation cleanup straining the budget of the COMEA House earlier in the year, LCCC Human Service students and other student volunteers helped provide residents with a meal. (Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

Felicia Raimondi mixes up a peach cobbler as the Laramie County Community College Human Service Department prepares a dinner for residents at the COMEA House on Saturday in Cheyenne. With the cost of the bed bug infestation cleanup straining the budget of the COMEA House earlier in the year, LCCC Human Service students and other student volunteers helped provide residents with a meal. (Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

Felicia Raimondi mixes up a peach cobbler as the Laramie County Community College Human Service Department prepares a dinner for residents at the COMEA House on Saturday in Cheyenne. With the cost of the bed bug infestation cleanup straining the budget of the COMEA House earlier in the year, LCCC Human Service students and other student volunteers helped provide residents with a meal. (Blaine McCartney/Wyoming Tribune Eagle)

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Cheyenne East’s Ben Wisdorf is Prep Athlete of the Week

By Michael Smith

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Cheyenne East junior Ben Wisdorf had 9 tackles, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery, and an interception against Casper Natrona last Saturday to help the Thunderbirds win the 4A Wyoming state football championship. Michael Smith/Wyoming Tribune Eagle

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Star gazing with apps at Veedauwoo

By Michael Smith

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Sara Loken uses an I pad with a a star gazing app to view the night sky earlier this week at Veedauwoo. Apps like Sky Guide, Luminos and Star Walk are a lot of fun to use and learn from. Michael Smith/Wyoming Tribune Eagle

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