Ellen Fike, Wyo Tribune Eagle

Ellen Fike

Wyo Tribune Eagle

Cheyenne, WY, United States

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Past articles by Ellen:

NEW: Fall Out Boy, KISS added to Frontier Days night show lineup

CHEYENNE – Rock bands Fall Out Boy and KISS have been added to the Cheyenne Frontier Days night show lineup, according to a news release sent Wednesday morning. → Read More

More guests announced for Cheyenne Comic Con

CHEYENNE – The second round of celebrity guest announcements for May’s first Cheyenne Comic Con, also known as C3, is in. → Read More

Lupita's Mexican Restaurant co-owner dies at 75

Luz Maria Munoz, the co-owner of Lupita's Mexican Restaurant, died late Sunday night in Mexico. She was 75. → Read More

Man found in vehicle at North Topeka Dillons appears to be missing Manhattan man Robert Griffith; police haven't given ID

Topeka police are investigating a body found at the North Topeka Dillons, 800 N.W. 25th. Sgt. Steve Roth said police were dispatched to the grocery store at 6:20 p.m., where the body of a man was found inside a black Cadillac Escalade. → Read More

Food inspections requiring follow-ups, July update

Since May, when we last updated our database, 35 inspections revealed violations that required a follow-up at county businesses. A follow-up inspection is required when more than five critical violations are found or when a critical violation can’t be corrected on-site. Go to cjonline.com/databases/food to see reports from every inspection in Shawnee County since Jan. 1, 2011. Click here to see… → Read More

Famous Dave's on Wanamaker closes

The scent of barbecue still wafted through the air Monday afternoon at the Famous Dave's on Wanamaker, but no food was being cooked there anymore. The location, 1625 S.W. Wanamaker, had closed. → Read More

Lawrence police arrest man for first degree attempted murder after stabbing at hotel

Lawrence police are investigating a stabbing at a hotel Wednesday afternoon. According to a news release, shortly after 1 p.m., police were dispatched to a Super 8 Motel, 515 McDonald Dr., in reference to an emergency call. → Read More

Topeka woman wins $20,000 prize on instant ticket from Kansas Lottery

A retired Topeka woman has won $20,000 on a $2 instant ticket, according to a news release from the Kansas Lottery. Suzanne Collins, 71, got a little help from her grandson after playing a Bonus Crossword instant ticket. → Read More

LaRocca's closed for time being

LaRocca's Pizza, 3100 S.W. Gage, is closed for the time being because of a family emergency, according to a Facebook post on the restaurant's page. → Read More

HHB BBQ to open soon, but no confirmed date set

HHB BBQ will open soon, but co-owner Kim Moege can't give a specific date yet. The barbecue restaurant, which was destroyed in a fire along with Top City Soda Pop at the beginning of the year, was originally slated to open at its new location, 906 S. → Read More

Shawnee County Commissioner issues emergency declaration regarding rainfall, storms

Shawnee County Commissioner Chairperson Kevin Cook issued a local declaration of Emergency for Shawnee County Monday, according to a news release from Shawnee County Emergency Management. → Read More

Fergolicious BBQ offering barbecue bootcamp in June

Fergolicious BBQ is offering a "backyard BBQ bootcamp" in Topeka in June. The class will be held from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on June 20 at Patio, Pool and Fireside, 3109 S.W. Huntoon. → Read More

Man injured following shooting in East Topeka

Police are investigating a reported shooting Friday night in southeast Topeka and at least one male has been transported to a local hospital with unknown injuries, an official on scene said. Topeka Police Sgt. Donna Ping said the injured male was transported to Stormont-Vail Regional Health Center. According to a news release from the Topeka Police Department, the victim received a… → Read More

Latest bookings at Shawnee County Jail

Every morning, a slideshow will be posted with the photos of every person booked into the Shawnee County Jail the previous day. There will be no exceptions — everyone’s photo will be used. The slideshow will appear with a list of the crimes the person was booked in connection with as well as the time and day they were booked in. Editor's note: People who have been booked into jail haven't been… → Read More

Pizagel's grand opening kicks off Monday

Pizagel's Pizza and Bagel Shop, 2830 S.W. Fairlawn, will officially reopen Monday mornin, nearly nine months following a fire that caused an estimated $300,000 worth of damage to the business. → Read More

F-bombs away: Top five coaches rants in sports history

Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price and Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford are in good company when it comes to their Monday meltdowns. Here is a look at five other notable coaching blowups. (Story and photos by The Associated Press.) → Read More

Olathe man pleads guilty to money laundering, drug trafficking

An Olathe man pleaded guilty Monday to his role in a money laundering scheme through a casino in Kansas City, Kan., according to a news release from U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom's office. → Read More

Free cooking class offers healthier options

During March, the Shawnee County Health Agency coordinated a free cooking class for families to show them healthier alternatives to their normal diets and how to prepare them on a budget. → Read More

2015 Kansas City Royals 25-man roster and projections

The Kansas City Royals announced their 25-man roster Sunday, giving outfielder Paulo Orlando and relief pitcher Ryan Madson the final two spots. Here is a slideshow of the team's finalized squad, with 2014 statistics, career totals and 2015 projections (via PECOTA). → Read More

Lupita's Mexican Restaurant changing hands after 20 years

Twenty years after Lupita's Mexican Restaurant opened its doors on March 13, 1995, the operation at the downtown restaurant is changing, but not by much. → Read More