The University of Wyoming’s satellite campus in Casper saw a decrease in enrollment between fall 2016 and fall 2017, but UW officials said it’s difficult to tell how large or small that decrease is.
CLIMB Wyoming participants could soon be adding emergency medical services training to their resumes if the Laramie City Council approves a memorandum of understanding today.
On Halloween, several organizations are hosting safe treats where parents can bring their children to trick-or-treat in a warm and safe environment.
Rock River School students preformed a concert with The Grasshoppers — a Denver-based bluegrass band — as a part of the school’s America Sounds curriculum, which aims to promote learning through music.
After 35 years at Ivinson Memorial Hospital, Dr. Michael Comly is retiring to spend more time with his family and more time volunteering around the Laramie community.
When a jury found Travis Bogard guilty of sexual assault earlier this month, it did something exceptionally rare for Albany County: convicting someone of sexual assault when the details of that crime were pulled from he-said-she-said recollections.
Laramie was recently declared the second-safest city in the state, in the 2017 National Council for Home Safety and Security’s Safest Cities in Wyoming report. Laramie Police Department Lt. Gwen Smith writes in an email, it was nice to be recognized for the work the department has done to ke…
When Rep. Charles Pelkey’s, D-Laramie, uncle died in 1994, it was a devastating loss that likely saved Pelkey’s life, he said.
New efficiency efforts by Albany County School District No. 1 could save more than 30 million gallons of water during the next 10 years, which would translate into almost $200,000 not spent watering grass.
Several of the Albany County offices at the county’s building at 501 Ivinson Ave. were moved to other places to save money on the county’s utilities, Albany County Clerk Jackie Gonzales said.
Go on a scavenger hunt through the woods, along the paths via bicycle. Join a group mountain bike ride for a guided tour of the routes available in the maze of trails that make up the Happy Jack Recreation Area. Challenge yourself on the annual hill climb — via bicycle — to see how far you c…
When University of Wyoming student and Pi Kappa Alpha member Connor Wetzel heard about the tragic events in Las Vegas earlier this month, he said he wanted to help in some way.
NEW FITNESS BENEFIT: Core fitness drop-in classes are now a part of a membership. There is no need to pay extra for a regular drop-in class with a one-month, month-to-month or an annual membership. Specialty fitness classes will still be available at an additional charge, and drop-in fitness…
When Microsoft overlooked Laramie as the location for a data center in 2012, the city responded by creating the Cirrus Sky Technology Park, Laramie Administrative Analyst Sam Farstad said.
Timothy Madsen was found not guilty of violating a protection order charge Wednesday at his Circuit Court trial in a case stemming from a Facebook post. It was the first time such a case was brought forward in Albany County, Albany County Attorney Peggy Trent said.
Chucking a pumpkin at the Albany County Fairgrounds on Saturday could help keep Laramie’s foster keep children warm this winter, Laramie Foster Closet Co-Founder Jennifer Vazqueztell said.
Making space for disagreement and dialogue can be challenging in a deeply divided world, but the University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance’s first play of the academic year aims to do just that.
Finding funding to purchase more than 5,500 acres of land — which would connect Laramie to the Medicine Bow National Forest — for $14 million is the job of the members of the county’s new funding oversight committee’s new members.
When novelist Tasha Alexander thinks about her first stint as a Laramie resident many years ago, she remembers feeling wistful about leaving even before she was gone.
Controlling “fugitive dust” in Laramie is a multifaceted problem dealt with by two separate organizations, Laramie Public Works Division Director Earl Smith 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.
Federal changes to Title IX guidelines — directives from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights detailing how universities should investigate reports of sexual assault — have not altered the way the University of Wyoming handles such reports, said UW officials who work wit…
Ask Kelby Woolf what he likes most about his internship with the Ivinson Memorial Hospital Foundation, and the likeliest answer includes a mention of business cards.
On Oct. 11, 1987, hundreds of thousands of LGBT activists and allies marched on Washington, D.C., demanding an end to discrimination, recognition of gay and lesbian relationships and an end to sexist oppression, among other goals.
Handel Information Technologies Inc. President, CEO and founder Even Brande left Norway during the ’80s to explore the world, but when he landed in Laramie, he found love and a home.
Wyoming Gifts of the Heart is looking for gently used clothes, toys, books and baby gear for its annual donation day from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 3311 Hayford Ave., where people can receive free clothing.
From the street, Laramie’s newest bath and body shop, Laramie Soap Co., 208 Grand Ave., might appear as a pleasantly decorated, albeit empty store front.
Editor’s note: It is the Boomerang’s policy not to run names of defendants in sex crimes until a conviction, 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.
Laramie offers people one free landfill day each year, but the program might not be serving the community as well as it could, Mayor Andi Summerville said.
The University of Wyoming Art Museum is working with Albany County School District No. 1 to provide opportunities for children to learn more about themselves and reinforce lessons from school by doing arts and crafts at the museum’s Imagine Learning from the Masters after-school enrichment p…
The Albany County Genealogical Society is helping people who have taken a DNA test learn more about their family histories and use the test results to find family members they have been separated from, Genealogical Society President Dicksie May said.
The Wyoming Jazz Ensemble is teaming up with the University of Wyoming Chamber Orchestra for a collaborative concert Monday on the UW campus that could be the first of its kind.
Many of those charged with possession of controlled substances in Albany County are not residents of the county, the Albany County Drug Court recently revealed.
Albany County senior high school students could test new graduation requirements involving an assignment covering multiple topics, commonly called a capstone project.
Seventh-grader Kenna Davis might not like to talk about herself, but those around her love to talk about the straight-A athlete, musician and state fair champion.