On August 8, 1867, the first charter for the government of the City of Cheyenne was established and two days later on August 10, 1867, H. M. Hook was elected mayor. A lot happened 150 years ago this week.
How do you feel about the Magic City of the Plains being turned back into a "boomtown" after 150 years? “Meet the Mayors” was an anniversary celebration. One mayor made a prediction, however, that no one else did.
That building at the corner of 17th Street and Carey Avenue is an eyesore. Some even say it smells 141 years old. If you recently had an occasion to go by the former "Z's Furniture" – slowly – you can see it now features layers of dried pigeon droppings,