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LHS, Montessori students enter new facilities

As the first half-day of school dawned Thursday morning, students in Albany County School District No. 1 slipped into their familiar routines — zipping up backpacks, boarding school buses and greeting friends in class.

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Friday 08/26/2016
New students settle into campus housing
Posted: August 26, 2016

Thursday marked a major milestone in more than 1,500 young lives — a step away from home and into life at the University of Wyoming.

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Lamb waives preliminary hearing
Posted: August 26, 2016

The preliminary hearing for a former law enforcement officer accused of murder and arson was waived in Circuit Court on Thursday.

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Thursday 08/25/2016
Former Albany County attorney ineligible to practice law after criminal convictions
Posted: August 25, 2016

Former Albany County prosecuting attorney Richard Bohling was disbarred by the Wyoming Supreme Court in the wake of multiple criminal convictions, according to a Wednesday news release from Wyoming State Bar Executive Director Sharon Wilkinson.

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‘Complicating factors’ play into completing projects before school
Posted: August 25, 2016

With today as the first day of classes at the new Laramie High School, the city of Laramie is continuing to perform street maintenance work on an adjacent roadway. But even as Beech Street remains closed today as crews from Simon Contractors wrap up an overlay project, city staff maintains they’re doing their best not to interfere with motorists’ routes.

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UW identifies $19.3 million budget reduction
Posted: August 25, 2016

After months of poring over budget books, the University of Wyoming identified its budget reduction goal of $19.3 million.

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Pet adoptions, surrenders increase during summer months
Updated: August 25, 2016 - 10:43 pm

Welcoming barks and yelps can be heard walking up to the Schusters’ door. After it opens, dogs greet with little jumps and lots of licking. All are excited for a new hand to pet them. Surprisingly, one has only been in the house for two weeks after enduring a tough life.

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Wednesday 08/24/2016
Ready for classes? UW departments work with reduced budget
Posted: August 24, 2016

About 100 faculty and staff positions sit vacant at the University of Wyoming to help account for $35 million in state budget cuts. Now with students returning, departments are going to find out if there are any rippling effects.

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Strategic plan, corporal punishment topics of juvenile services board
Posted: August 24, 2016

Members of the Albany County Community Juvenile Services Board on Tuesday approved a strategic plan and discussed potentially offering community guidance on reasonable corporal punishment.

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