Cheyenne History

A Wyoming Tribute to Actor Powers Boothe
Television and movie fans were shocked to hear about the passing of actor Powers Boothe this weekend. Booth was well-known for several iconic roles, including one fictional character with a "real-life" Wyoming connection.
For three seasons, from 2004 through 2006, Boothe p…
134 Years Ago Today: Wyoming's First Electric Lights
Today marks an interesting anniversary in Wyoming history. 134 years ago, on January 5, 1883, Cheyenne became the first town in the west to install electric lights.
Wyoming's facination with electricity began five years earlier when Thomas Edison and a group of scientists conducted an experiment…

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