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    nuriam@laramieboomerang.com
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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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  • By JOEL FUNK
    joelf@laramieboomerang.com
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The first day of the University of Wyoming’s spring semester began with a bit of political controversy Monday, as someone flew a flag commonly associated with gay pride over the American flag on Prexy’s Pasture.

  • By NURIA MATHOG
    nuriam@laramieboomerang.com
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The Albany County School District No. 1 Board of Education began exploring ideas for a strategic district plan during a Wednesday night work session.

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    joelf@laramieboomerang.com
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Certain AmeriCorps service members in Wyoming that came from outside of the state could qualify for in-state college tuition under a bill currently working its way through the Legislature.

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Less than four months after the process began, the University of Wyoming’s first strategic plan since 2012 is taking shape, and a considerable part of that effort will likely involve increasing UW’s enrollment numbers.

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They’ve done it again. Members of the University of Wyoming Nordic Ski Club will, once again, represent the United States at the World University Games. Beginning Jan. 29 and going through early February, six UW skiers, two UW coaches and three ski team alumni head for Almaty, Kazakhstan. Fo…

  • By EVE NEWMAN
    even@laramieboomerang.com
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Laramie residents are invited to view the world through different lenses in the spring as the Sundries of the World Film Series takes viewers to 15 countries.

  • By NURIA MATHOG
    nuriam@laramieboomerang.com
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More than five dozen people have expressed interest in joining a committee that will spend the next few years incorporating updated state science standards into Albany County School District No. 1.

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    joelf@laramieboomerang.com
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A recurring controversial topics for the University of Wyoming is back again as Republican state lawmakers introduced a bill Jan. 13 that would permit the concealed carrying of firearms on public college campuses.

  • By NURIA MATHOG
    nuriam@laramieboomerang.com
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Albany County School District No. 1 officials plan to update the district’s graduation requirements in accordance with proposed changes to Chapter 31, the portion of Wyoming statute governing state graduation requirements.

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    nuriam@laramieboomerang.com
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Starting in February, victims of dogs running at large will be able to seek restitution in criminal cases after the Albany County Commission on Tuesday adopted amended animal control regulations for the county.

  • By IKE FREDREGILL
    ikef@laramieboomerang.com
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City Council is slated to review an amendment to Laramie’s solid waste budget at tonight’s regular meeting that could fund drilling two new groundwater monitoring wells at the Laramie landfill.

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    nuriam@laramieboomerang.com
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Snow Range Academy students spent Friday afternoon naming countries and oceans at the school geography bee — the first level in the National Geographic Bee, an annual competition that tests students’ knowledge of world geography.

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    even@laramieboomerang.com
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Ray Jacquot remembers the month and year he first started climbing — September 1965. He and a friend took a physical education class at Casper College about climbing and spent their weekends on outings in nearby mountains.

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    nuriam@laramieboomerang.com
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A bill sponsored by Rep. Charles Pelkey, D-Laramie, that aims to prevent overdose deaths in Wyoming through limited immunity from criminal prosecution has drawn mixed reactions from medical and law enforcement officials in Albany County.

  • By IKE FREDREGILL
    ikef@laramieboomerang.com
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The Bombardier CRJ200 50-passenger jet won’t be disappearing from Laramie’s airport anytime soon despite Bombardier phasing the model out, Laramie Regional Airport Manager Jack Skinner said.

  • By NURIA MATHOG
    nuriam@laramieboomerang.com
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With January designated as National Stalking Awareness Month, Albany County SAFE Project plans to raise awareness of the crime and educate the community on how to recognize signs of stalking behaviors.

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    nuriam@laramieboomerang.com
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Albany County Attorney Peggy Trent intends to have legislation introduced that would create a specific offense for juvenile sexting, or the act of a minor sending, forwarding or receiving sexually explicit images of a similarly underage peer.