As the state loosens restrictions on the bar-and-grill industry, Laramie maintains the status quo of leading the way in regulations, Snowy Range Sports Bar & Grill owner Karl McCracken said.
The Albany County Commission on Tuesday approved a contract with Medicine Bow Technologies for information technology, or IT services for the county — services Albany County retained roughly two weeks ago after layoffs and resignations left the county without an IT staff.
Albany County officials continued to work on the 2017-2018 county budget Tuesday, spending an afternoon work session determining which funding requests from community partners to fulfill.
A plan for alcohol sales at University of Wyoming athletic events could reduce the number of intoxicated people leaving War Memorial Stadium, UW staff said.
In a push to break Wyoming’s reliance on an unpredictable energy sector, private industry representatives, state agencies and institutions of higher education across the state are collaborating on the Economically Needed Diversity Options for Wyoming — or ENDOW — initiative.
Albany County School District No. 1 officials said they don’t anticipate any problems meeting — or exceeding — the goals of Wyoming’s current draft of a national education policy.
A months long debate among the Laramie Rifle Range Board of Directors was punctuated May 10 with the removal and resignation of board members and an alleged assault.
Laramie High School students left a long-lasting mark on the school Monday afternoon with the burial of a time capsule packed with mementos.
Chelsea Kuhn, Albany County School District No. 1 Teacher of the Year 2017, is the type of person students automatically trust and want to impress, an Albany County School District No. 1 counselor said.
Because of a last minute supplemental-budget amendment before the Laramie City Council’s special meeting Thursday, Laramie could have a health inspector position for another year.
A living will — also known as an advance directive — lets doctors, hospital staff and loved ones know what to do in the event you can no longer make decisions about your own health, as well as designating a surrogate who can.
Local assessed property values in Albany County rose by an average of 4.7 percent during the 2016 tax year — more than 2 percentage points higher than the rate of growth in 2015.
Like many of his classmates, kindergartner Radley Kopp began the school year with limited knowledge of Spanish. But by the time May rolled around, he could count to 200 in the language and name all the letters of the Spanish alphabet.
Imagine cruising down a singletrack mountain trail. There’s a rock here, a log there, then a tree straight ahead. Dodging, rolling over and even hopping such obstacles is all a part of mountain biking. Getting comfortable on a bike so such maneuvers don’t cause panic takes practice.
The University of Wyoming is searching for consultants to evaluate the university’s housing situation and develop a 10-year plan for improvement.
A new program through the Wyoming Conservation Corps is putting eight military veterans to work this summer in the service of Wyoming’s state parks.
In an effort to increase efficiency and cut costs at the University of Wyoming, the College of Education and College of Arts and Sciences are consolidating several of their small departments into a few larger schools.
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Attorneys reached a last-minute settlement Friday morning in a civil lawsuit involving a downtown Laramie building that partially collapsed in 2015.
After confusion about how to define a commercial kitchen, the Laramie City Council amended a proposed ordinance Tuesday to prohibit minors from entering any establishment earning a majority, or 51 percent, of its revenue from alcohol sales.
To align municipal code with state statute, the Laramie City Council reviewed an ordinance Tuesday that could allow people charged with possession of a controlled substance to qualify for a first-offender treatment program.
Nearly two years after a portion of a downtown Laramie building collapsed, a lawsuit between the building owners and three Wyoming companies they claim acted negligently is set to go to trial Monday.
A winter storm predicted to dump about 14 inches of snow around Laramie today and Friday could also cause power outages, a National Weather Service meteorologist said.
University of Wyoming students will pay more in tuition next semester after the Board of Trustees approved a student fee increase of $28 per student per semester during its meeting last week.
Editor’s note: It is the Laramie Boomerang’s policy not to run names of defendants in sex crime cases until a conviction, or 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.
The Albany County Commission on Tuesday approved a grant agreement with the Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources that will help fund the first phase of work on new youth soccer facilities.
After becoming accustomed to sleeping in the back of a Subaru Forester on camping trips, Zach and Tessa Hansen decided it was time for a house — a tiny house.
The University of Wyoming hired its first ever chief diversity officer Friday to head up a diversity council, craft a strategic plan for greater diversity at UW and serve as an adviser for the Shepard Symposium on Social Justice, Martin Luther King Jr. Days of Dialogue and related events.
An underwater ROV, or remotely operated vehicle, designed by Laramie Junior High School students successfully completed its maiden voyage Thursday morning, navigating through the obstacle-filled waters of the Laramie High School swimming pool.
As he hitched up his black 101st Airborne Division ball cap, Karl Lankford leaned against a freshly planted fence post and admired the shiny barbless wire lining his land at the base of Sheep Mountain.
In a city about 25 miles north of a state where marijuana is legal, first-time and habitual drug offenders face the same conviction options, Mayor Andi Summerville said.
Five divisions at the University of Wyoming will bear the brunt of 37 staff layoffs occurring throughout the week as the final part of a $10 million permanent reduction plan for fiscal year 2018. So far, UW has eliminated 332 positions, almost entirely by eliminating vacant positions and off…
Most music students take one of two career paths. They can turn their music degree into a job teaching music to public school students — the safer and more common path — or they can aim to perform in orchestras or bands — a path with fewer assurances.
More than half a year after Wyoming Republicans submitted an election complaint, attorneys at the county and state level remain uncertain which agency has the authority to investigate the matter.