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The University of Wyoming’s satellite campus in Casper saw a decrease in enrollment between fall 2016 and fall 2017, but UW officials said it’s difficult to tell how large or small that decrease is.

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After 35 years at Ivinson Memorial Hospital, Dr. Michael Comly is retiring to spend more time with his family and more time volunteering around the Laramie community.

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When a jury found Travis Bogard guilty of sexual assault earlier this month, it did something exceptionally rare for Albany County: convicting someone of sexual assault when the details of that crime were pulled from he-said-she-said recollections.

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Laramie was recently declared the second-safest city in the state, in the 2017 National Council for Home Safety and Security’s Safest Cities in Wyoming report. Laramie Police Department Lt. Gwen Smith writes in an email, it was nice to be recognized for the work the department has done to ke…

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Go on a scavenger hunt through the woods, along the paths via bicycle. Join a group mountain bike ride for a guided tour of the routes available in the maze of trails that make up the Happy Jack Recreation Area. Challenge yourself on the annual hill climb — via bicycle — to see how far you c…

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NEW FITNESS BENEFIT: Core fitness drop-in classes are now a part of a membership. There is no need to pay extra for a regular drop-in class with a one-month, month-to-month or an annual membership. Specialty fitness classes will still be available at an additional charge, and drop-in fitness…

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Timothy Madsen was found not guilty of violating a protection order charge Wednesday at his Circuit Court trial in a case stemming from a Facebook post. It was the first time such a case was brought forward in Albany County, Albany County Attorney Peggy Trent said.

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Making space for disagreement and dialogue can be challenging in a deeply divided world, but the University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance’s first play of the academic year aims to do just that.

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Finding funding to purchase more than 5,500 acres of land — which would connect Laramie to the Medicine Bow National Forest — for $14 million is the job of the members of the county’s new funding oversight committee’s new members.

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Controlling “fugitive dust” in Laramie is a multifaceted problem dealt with by two separate organizations, Laramie Public Works Division Director Earl Smith said.

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Federal changes to Title IX guidelines — directives from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights detailing how universities should investigate reports of sexual assault — have not altered the way the University of Wyoming handles such reports, said UW officials who work wit…

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Laramie High School sophomore Carmen Leon is one of many volunteers helping to organize what is likely the largest minority-based STEM initiative in Wyoming.

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Ask Kelby Woolf what he likes most about his internship with the Ivinson Memorial Hospital Foundation, and the likeliest answer includes a mention of business cards.

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Wyoming Gifts of the Heart is looking for gently used clothes, toys, books and baby gear for its annual donation day from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3311 Hayford Ave., where people can receive free clothing.

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Editor’s note: It is the Boomerang’s policy not to run names of defendants in sex crimes until a conviction, guilty or no contest pleas, unless the accused is a person of public interest, such as an elected official, or a person of public trust, such as a teacher or counselor.

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The University of Wyoming Art Museum is working with Albany County School District No. 1 to provide opportunities for children to learn more about themselves and reinforce lessons from school by doing arts and crafts at the museum’s Imagine Learning from the Masters after-school enrichment p…

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The Albany County Genealogical Society is helping people who have taken a DNA test learn more about their family histories and use the test results to find family members they have been separated from, Genealogical Society President Dicksie May said.

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The Wyoming Jazz Ensemble is teaming up with the University of Wyoming Chamber Orchestra for a collaborative concert Monday on the UW campus that could be the first of its kind.

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Seventh-grader Kenna Davis might not like to talk about herself, but those around her love to talk about the straight-A athlete, musician and state fair champion.