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Laramie will host its second ever PrideFest next week, publicly celebrating queer Wyomingites who, in the not-so-distant past, met more often in secret for fear of persecution and abuse.

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With Badger Creek Fire nearing full containment, evacuated residents are allowed to return to their homes and Wyoming Highway 230 reopened, Rocky Mountain Team Black spokesperson Lori Iverson said.

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The Albany County Commission is set to discuss a potential fire ban or restriction in its meeting today, which follows recent events such as the Badger Creek Fire.

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The Native American Summer Institute wrapped up its second year Saturday. The weeklong summer camp for high school students was another success in the campaign to boost Native American enrollment at the University of Wyoming.

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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…

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Few people follow Ivinson Memorial Hospital’s finances closely. The District Board’s public meetings often go unattended by members of the public, and public comments are often scant.

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Composed of burnt vegetation, rock outcroppings and stubborn, green groves tucked into steep draws, the eastern edge of the Badger Creek Fire created a mosaic on the slopes west of Jelm Mountain.

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They sat in the blind in the middle of the night. It was oh-dark-thirty and Laramie resident Gary Poteet with his two sons, Dakota and Dawson, and three of their friends were sitting in blinds just a hop, skip and jump from the U.S./Mexico border.

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Thick, white smoke coated Lake Hattie midday Friday as two Bombardier “Super Scoopers” swooped down, filling their bellies with crystal blue water, and disappeared into the haze, headed for the Badger Creek Fire.

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The Laramie City Council passed the municipal budget for fiscal year 2019 — and the majority of its budget for the following fiscal year — during its meeting Tuesday.

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Summer in Laramie means farmers’ markets, and the first market of the season is already up and running.

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Summer might not officially begin until Thursday, but Laramie has a chance to kick off the season early with a downtown street dance today hosted by the Blue Sky Group.

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Summer might not officially begin until Thursday, but Laramie has a chance to kick off the season early with a downtown street dance today hosted by the Blue Sky Group.

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As those in communities near the Wyoming-Colorado border are evacuated ahead of a growing wildfire some 11,000 acres in size, those upwind in Laramie might benefit from keeping indoors.

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Firefighting is thirsty work, but thanks to donations from around southeast Wyoming, fire personnel working the Badger Creek Fire are staying supplied with the necessities, a Big Valley Volunteer Fire Department spokesperson said.

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The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees passed its roughly $498 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year during its meeting Wednesday in Laramie.

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This digital map shown below shows the outline of the areas affected by the Badger Creek Fire, made with files from the GeoMac Wildland Fire Support service. To use, click the button on the top left of the map to bring up layers. Select or deselect layers to show the progress of the fire chr…

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More than 40 Native American high school students hailing from three states arrived at the University of Wyoming on Monday, ready to sample campus life during the Native American Summer Institute.

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A University of Wyoming bus driver represented the state of Wyoming during a national competition Sunday, taking 33rd out of 86 competitors and putting on display the talent that helps so many students and resident move about Laramie.

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A wildfire spotted near Wyocolo on Sunday engulfed approximately 2,300 acres in about 24 hours, causing the U.S. Forest Service to close Wyoming Highway 230 near Woods Landing on Monday.