The Scoop on Cap City News

Cap City News is the Cheyenne affiliate of Oil City News, central Wyoming’s largest locally owned, independent news platform. We specialize in hyperlocal coverage of the people, places and events that shape the communities we love. Our team of award-winning, Wyoming-based, reporters are dedicated to bringing readers stories fast, first and forever free.

Just a few months after launching our platform in December of 2019, generates more than 250,000 pageviews per month and close to 5,000 Facebook followers, making it one of Cheyenne’s fastest growing local news sites. Our mission is to provide coverage of local government, crime, weather, roads, business, events and community happenings for readers who live within 50 miles of Cheyenne, Wyoming. We also provide Cheyenne-based news, including coverage of state government, for publication on our sister platform in Casper.

NEWS TIPS: We welcome reader tips via Facebook Messenger (, e-mail ( and text message/voicemail (307-462-0044).

CONTACT US: In addition to our website, you can find us on Facebook (@capcitywyo). You can also sign up to receive our free daily news summary via e-mail at

OBITUARIES: Obituaries are published as a free service of Cap City News. Obituary submissions can be sent to

ADVERTISING: Are you interested in getting your business in front of one of the largest audiences in Wyoming? Cap City News and Oil City News offer many ways to spread the word about your company or organization through our Community Partnerships, Jobs Board, Display Ad Program or Promoted Posts where category exclusivity is available. Additionally, you can download a copy of our current advertising rate card here. If you have any questions, feel free to contact our sales department by email at or by phone at 307-363-1423.

FACEBOOK COMMENTS POLICY: We welcome comments expressing all points of views on our posts–positive and negative–but reserve the right to remove posts that contain inappropriate language, links to items for sale, links to other websites, hate speech, personal attacks, threats, or are off-topic.