1916The Cheyenne Leader for August 5, 1916: Recruits still needed.
The Wyoming National Guard was still shorthanded, which was delaying its deployment.
1917 The entire National Guard, only recently released from duty due to the crisis with Mexico, and then recalled due to the outbreak of World War One, was conscripted into the U.S. Army. The technicality of conscription was necessary due to an Adjutant General's opinion that the National Guard could not serve overseas.
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1942 Earthquake felt at the West Thumb Ranger Station in Yellowstone Park.
1991 William Goodale House in Laramie added to the National Registry of Historic Places.
1996 Cheyenne's Lakeview Historic Distirct added to the National Registry of Historic Places.