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University of Wyoming administrators are considering asking the Board of Trustees to revise the school’s housing policy to require all incoming freshmen living more than 30 miles outside of Laramie to live on campus.

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A captive-raised female black-footed ferret had what might be her last glimpse of humans Thursday afternoon at her new home in the Shirley Basin a dozen miles north of Medicine Bow.

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It’s a bicycle race but with a twist. Competitors sit on the saddle and pedal but they also get off and run, pushing the bike. They might even opt to heft their bike up and over an obstacle. Think bicycle race meets steeplechase. That’s the sport of cyclocross and it is the primary form of b…

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View the Parks and Recreation Guide at: www.cityoflaramie.org/parksandrec. Be sure to like us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/laramie.parksandrecreation/). We share lots of useful information and exciting news on our Facebook page!

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The 2018 election has more on the ballot than just candidates for office. Albany County residents will also be deciding if they should continue the general-purpose tax, also known as the fifth penny, and lodging tax. Both taxes have big effects on the city’s and county’s government services …

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University of Wyoming administrators said in September their long-term strategy for on-campus dining will be to move toward meal plans based on “dining dollars.”

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In a Thursday legislative task force meeting, University of Wyoming administrators revealed their preferences of where they’d like to build dormitories housing 2,000 new students.

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Laramie’s City Council discussed plans for a new subdivision, establishing city speed limits and passed the second reading of the 2018 International Codes during their regular meeting Tuesday.

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The University of Wyoming’s Service, Leadership & Community Engagement office hosted a Pokes Vote event on Wednesday where candidates for positions ranging from City Council to governor had the chance to meet with students to talk about issues they cared about. Only issue was, very few s…

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A legislative task force charged with overhauling the University of Wyoming’s dormitories met seven times starting May 1 — with four more informal conference calls — but the task force ended its formal meetings Thursday without producing a bill to finance new dorms in 2019.

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Follow this link to a form where you may submit a question for Wyoming's 2018 gubernatorial debate scheduled for 5:15 p.m. Oct. 25 at the University of Wyoming A&S Auditorium. A panelist of journalists and a UW student will make selections from the submissions for use during the debate. …

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Constitution party candidate for governor Rex “T-Rex” Rammell loves to think outside of the box and thinks Albany County will like some of his ideas. After his first political campaign 16 years ago, Rammell has been heavily involved in politics in Wyoming and Idaho ever since. If elected gov…

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The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees approved designs last week for a new energy plant set to be constructed on the corner of 13th and Bradley streets, northeast of the Anthropology Building.

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Albany County commissioners approved Tuesday for the Range Arena west of the county fairgrounds to be purchased this month. Previously owned by Snowy Range Vet Clinic, the Albany County Fairgrounds Foundation began raising money in the last year to purchase the 3.7-acre property with plans t…

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Gubernatorial candidate Mark Gordon has high hopes for Laramie, Albany County and Wyoming’s futures and said he’s ready to put in the work to “move the ball forward.” The Republican candidate’s goal as governor would be to take advantage of potential economic drivers such as the University o…

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Laramie said ‘¡Bienvenidos!’ to excited young Latinas from all over the state last weekend for the Wyoming Latina Youth Conference. The two-day event was cosponsored by the University of Wyoming and student groups, including the Multicultural Association of Student Scientists and the Movimie…

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A legislative task force will hand over to the state’s Joint Appropriations Committee this month a draft bill that is expected to lead the University of Wyoming to privatize the operations of its two Family Medicine clinics in Cheyenne and Casper.

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Snowy Range Academy is one of 349 schools across the country this year to receive the U.S. Department of Education’s top honor for schools: being named a Blue Ribbon School.

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During its work session Tuesday, Laramie City Council was introduced to this year’s Laramie Youth Council, comprised of 15 students from Laramie High School. For the first time, the two groups met during a sit-down family-style dinner, where youth councilmembers, city councilmembers and vari…

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Running to fill five open seats on the Albany County School District No. 1 school board, seven candidates discussed their vision for Laramie’s public education Thursday in what former state legislator Mike Massie, who moderated the forum, called an “absolutely superb” display from the candid…

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Laramie’s City Council hosted a community work session at Linford Elementary School on Thursday to listen to public input and answer any questions about paving options for the gravel roads in West Laramie. The session was well attended, and many people working and living in West Laramie had …

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Albany County Commissioners expressed willingness this month to donate to the city of Laramie parcels of land south of town that house the Laramie Fire Department’s training facility.

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Rain and snow moving across Wyoming throughout the last week might have slowed the Ryan Fire, but it’s unlikely the blaze was extinguished, a U.S. Forest Service spokesperson said.

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Artwork depicting “The World Needs More Cowboys” marketing campaign is now common across campus, but related promotions from the University of Wyoming are just beginning.

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The prisoners who lived at the Wyoming Territorial Prison before its days as a farm and later an historic site had to endure Laramie’s brutal winter conditions while being housed in equally brutal living conditions.

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Albany County’s government will begin reimbursing the city of Laramie $35,000 each year for the city’s IT work on the Laramie/Albany County Records and Communications Center, a Laramie Police Department division that handles 911 dispatching and records services.