A proposed bill that would clean up gendered language — changing, for example, phrases such as “husband and wife” to “spouses” — throughout Wyoming state statutes has divided two Laramie-based lawmakers.
A Sweetwater County man was bound over to Albany County District Court after his Circuit Court preliminary hearing Thursday, on two felonies and five misdemeanors stemming from an alleged domestic violence incident Nov. 25.
Gift giving for that outdoor person on your list can be difficult if, in fact, you’re not an outdoor person yourself. Time is running short but if you’re still looking for gifts for that outdoor person, a few fellow Laramie folk offered some suggestions of gear they particularly like and use…
Laramie’s first and only barcade — a combination arcade, venue, watering hole and restaurant — will close its doors Sunday, leaving a horde of nerds and other outcasts wanting for a space they loved fiercely, but ultimately could not save.
The Laramie Fire Department is hosting its third annual Firefighter Awards Ceremony at 7 p.m. today at City Hall, 406 Ivinson Ave., to thank first responders and residents that made a difference in emergency situations.
Santa Claus is a busy guy this time of year, but he’s taking time out of his Christmas preparations for a few hours of ice skating in Laramie this weekend.
After voting against extending the purchase option for an independent senior living center on the Turner Tract, the Laramie City Council approved an amended purchase option Tuesday for the project.
The Gem City Art Team — a local artist collective with studio space in the Laramie Plains Civic Center — is inviting the public into its world Saturday for a holiday-themed open house and art sale. The event will introduce the outside world to the six artists who make up the collective, said…
Throughout the early morning hours Thursday — and continuing through the morning and into the afternoon — Wyoming Highway Patrol reported 16 accidents in Albany County, on top of 23 in Laramie County and 27 in Carbon County.
The University of Wyoming will begin continually reviewing the degree programs it offers, eliminating programs with low enrollment.
When conservative commentator Dennis Prager visited the University of Wyoming in November, his planned speech — and even just his presence — set off a flurry of debate across campus.
During the public meeting portion of the Albany County Commission meeting Dec. 5, Albany County Fire District No. 1 Chairman Art Sigel asked the commission for assistance in finding a site for a new Central Volunteer Fire Department fire station slated to be built south of Laramie.
As travelers drive down Snowy Range Road, they are greeted by a wooden farmer wearing a Santa hat and a white beard waving at people from a holiday-themed 1941 model H John Deere tractor.
Holding their warm coffee cups tight, members of the state economic diversification initiative known as ENDOW filed off an Albany County School District No. 1 school bus Monday into the chilly morning air.
University of Wyoming officials discussed plans Tuesday to encourage entrepreneurship, lead research with implications for the state economy and boost the number of Wyomingites with college degrees during an ENDOW Executive Council meeting.
Whiting High School students were nationally recognized with four other Wyoming schools in a national competition to create projects improving their community through science, technology, engineering, arts and math education.
The suggestion to close 15th Street died during the State Legislature’s Joint Appropriations Committee meeting Thursday in Cheyenne, brought down by resounding disapproval from the Laramie community.
Plans for the Science Initiative Building — the most expensive and visible aspect of a wide-ranging effort to advance science education and research at the University of Wyoming — are over budget by roughly $11 million.
As 2017 draws to a close, the Laramie City Council is preparing for the new year by including a special meeting in its work session today to address time-sensitive agenda items.
Laramie’s Jewish Community is slated to meet later this week to celebrate the festival of lights, or Hanukkah, which starts today and lasts eight days.
The University of Wyoming is in the running for a highly competitive grant that could place one of the world’s largest supercomputers in Cheyenne, UW officials said.
First Baptist Church Pastor Jeff Lundblad said he began donating blood regularly when he attended college at what is today the University of Sioux Falls in South Dakota during the early ’90s.
Santa can’t be everywhere at once. But thanks to volunteers and helpers across the country — ready to don the red suit and cap wherever children are in need — he doesn’t have to be.
To help jump start the local economy, the Albany County Commission is partnering with the Laramie Chamber Business Alliance to manage infrastructure the county builds to attract businesses to the community.
Creatures will definitely be stirring at the Ivinson Mansion this weekend as the Laramie Plains Museum celebrates its “The night before Christmas” themed Holiday Open House.
When Irish immigrant Diana (née Horran) Brown (1843-1915) moved to the Laramie Plains around 1868, everything was new and hastily built. The town of Laramie was mostly a tent city on the banks of the Big Laramie River and beside the new Union Pacific Railroad tracks.
University of Wyoming officials detailed to lawmakers Thursday a biennium budget reduced by roughly $42 million from the previous biennium.
Between Black Friday discounts and Christmas specials punctuated by a seemingly endless stream of jewelry, car and toy commercials, it can sometimes seem like the holidays are all about the presents.
Coal-based electronics might sound like a science fiction invention, but they are a very real focus of investigation for a handful of researchers at the University of Wyoming.
The Centennial community will be decked out in its holiday best this weekend for the mountain town’s annual Christmas celebration. Christmas in Centennial is set to kick off at 8:30 a.m. Saturday with Santa’s arrival at the Mountain View Hotel for the first of two breakfast sessions. The day…
Nearly two decades after the Laramie City Council identified the need for a new public works service center, the city finalized the purchase of a former WyoTech campus north of Laramie.
A two-day female self-defense class organized by the University of Wyoming Police Department has already reached capacity, UWPD Det. Kelsey Anderson said.
Editor’s note: It is the 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.
Take a tour of University of Wyoming’s Service Building with Executive Director of UW Operations John Davis and you will hear a common refrain as he introduces the electricians, welders, carpenters, painters and others who keep UW running:
A former Laramie therapist charged with multiple sex crimes died Wednesday after a shootout with law enforcement officers in Cheyenne.