Improper claims for unemployment insurance in Wyoming have nearly quadrupled since 2008. The Wyoming Workforce Services Department documented $2.5 million in overpayments in 2010, up from $1.15 million in 2009 and $644,000 in 2009. The number of unemployment fraud cases jumped from 652 in 2008 to 2,012 last year. There were 811 such cases in 2009.
Construction for Cheyenne Regional Medical Center's expansion likely will start in January with a two-level parking garage. A cancer center will follow in the spring, hospital vice president David Squires told the hospital's board on Thursday. The board unanimously approved a scaled-back construction plan for the expansion.
Governor Matt Mead, First Lady Carol Mead and their children welcome trick-or-treaters and their families to ring the doorbell at the Governor’s Residence on Halloween night from 6:00-8:00 PM. The First Family will have traditional treats for visitors. The residence is located at 5001 Central Avenue in Cheyenne.