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  • By Nuria Mathog
    nuriam@laramieboomerang.com
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The Albany County Commission will appoint members to the Seven-Mile Water and Sewer District board, who would serve until district elections can take place — the first step in resurrecting the district after the Wyoming Department of Audit determined it was in violation of state statute.

  • By IKE FREDREGILL
    ikef@laramieboomerang.com
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Non-residents won’t pay increased rates at the Laramie Community Recreation Center after City Council approved a resolution Tuesday amending the Laramie Parks and Recreation Department Master Fee Schedule.

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  • By IKE FREDREGILL
    ikef@laramieboomerang.com
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As weather worsens, drivers leaving Laramie should be prepared for the worst, especially when headed east on Interstate 80, a Wyoming Department of Transportation representative said.

  • By IKE FREDREGILL
    ikef@laramieboomerang.com
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A new power substation at Monolith Ranch could alleviate stresses on the electrical grid, Laramie Water Resource Specialist Darrin Parkin said.

  • By NURIA MATHOG
    nuriam@laramieboomerang.com
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Students at Indian Paintbrush Elementary School got a head start on developing their programming skills Monday, kicking off a week full of coding activities.

  • By EVE NEWMAN
    even@laramieboomerang.com
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A neuroscience laboratory at the University of Wyoming is working to better understand the mechanisms that allow for communication and decision-making.

  • By CAITLIN TAN
    news@laramieboomerang.com
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With the holiday spirit in full swing, Community Holidays of Laramie is seeking additional donors to help out local families in need.

  • By Ike Fredregill
    ikef@laramieboomerang.com
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Residents raised more than $2,400 Thursday to send Standing Rock Sioux Reservation “water protectors” cold-weather gear and personal protective equipment, Christiane Dechert said.

  • By Nuria Mathog
    nuriam@laramieboomerang.com
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Three Albany County firefighters joined efforts to combat an ongoing fire in the Great Smoky Mountains area that displaced thousands and led to more than a dozen deaths.

  • By EVE NEWMAN
    even@laramieboomerang.com
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The snow is falling and the temperature is dropping, and that means a calendar of local events aimed at cold-weather outdoor fun. Here are a few ways to get outside or stay active this winter:

  • By JOEL FUNK
    joelf@laramieboomerang.com
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In the lifetime of William Shakespeare, female roles in his plays were portrayed by men. Though that practice has long since ended, a new production with performances at the University of Wyoming is designed to turn the antiquated practice on its head.

  • By NURIA MATHOG
    nuriam@laramieboomerang.com
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In a unanimous decision, the Wyoming Board of Land Commissioners voted Thursday to reject a proposed land exchange that came under fire from Albany County residents who said the trade would hinder access to public lands.

  • By NURIA MATHOG
    nuriam@laramieboomerang.com
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Nearly a year-and-a-half after the partial collapse of a building in downtown Laramie, a lawsuit filed by the building owners against three Wyoming corporations continues to wind its way through District Court, with an anticipated jury trial scheduled for May.

  • By NURIA MATHOG
    nuriam@laramieboomerang.com
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On their last day in office, the four outgoing members of the Albany County School District No. 1 Board of Education took a moment to reflect on their years with the board and share their hopes for their successors.

  • By Nuria Mathog
    nuriam@laramieboomerang.com
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After the death of an Albany County family’s pet this month — an incident family members said was caused by two dogs at large — the family hopes to bring awareness to proposed county animal control regulations that would allow victims to recover restitution and permit dangerous animals to be…

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    nuriam@laramieboomerang.com
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Albany County School District No. 1 will spend the next few years preparing to implement updated Wyoming science standards, which district officials and teachers said will ultimately provide students with greater understanding of STEM — science, technology, engineering and math —concepts and…

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Ornaments created by 12 students from Albany County School District No. 1 will represent the state of Wyoming this week at a national Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Washington, D.C.

  • By IKE FREDREGILL
    ikef@laramieboomerang.com
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A meeting of Laramie’s Environmental Advisory Committee scheduled to review prohibited uses of the land on the Casper Aquifer recharge area was postponed because of a need for technical clarification, Laramie’s assistant city manager said.

  • By Joel Funk
    joelf@laramieboomerang.com
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Administrative spending growth at the University of Wyoming appears to be among the highest of its peer institutions, and greater than all but one other institution in the Mountain West Conference.

  • By Ike Fredregill
    ikef@laramieboomerang.com
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In the Laramie Fire Department Station No. 1 apparatus bay below Company Officer Cy Cass, several firefighters crowded around a medical mannequin strapped to a stretcher lying on the cement floor behind an ambulance.

  • By EVE NEWMAN
    even@laramieboomerang.com
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University of Wyoming Professor Merav Ben-David’s colleagues know by now that every fall they might have a very hard time catching her in her office.

  • By NURIA MATHOG
    nuriam@laramieboomerang.com
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Just a few minutes after the community Thanksgiving dinner began Thursday morning, the dining room at the Eppson Center for Seniors was already packed with residents eager to sit down for a warm meal and to enjoy one another’s company.

  • By NURIA MATHOG
    nuriam@laramieboomerang.com
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Students at WyoTech-Laramie got a head start on spreading holiday cheer this year, collecting more than $4,000 in toys and monetary contributions that will benefit children.

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    nuriam@laramieboomerang.com
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A college student from the Brazilian state of Goiás visited Laramie this month to further develop an ongoing international partnership between the two communities.