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Team ropers charge after a steer Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in front of the new Cheyenne Frontier Days event center at Frontier Park. The event center includes the rodeo headquarters, sponsor area and a new rooftop bar that is available with a premium ticket purchase. Nadav Soroker/Wyoming Tribune Eagle

CHEYENNE – With the approval of the Cheyenne City Council and Laramie County commissioners, part of Frontier Park that was previously used for the Laramie County Fair will move back under the city’s control.

In 1992, lots 2, 3 and 4 of Frontier Park were leased to the Cheyenne-Laramie County Joint Powers Board so the space could be used for the county fair. With the new Event Center at Archer opening last summer, County Commissioner Buck Holmes said the county no longer has a need for the space.

Margaret Austin is the Wyoming Tribune Eagle’s local government reporter. She can be reached at maustin@wyomingnews.com or 307-633-3152. Follow her on Twitter at @MargaretMAustin.

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