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University of Wyoming Board of Trustees member Mike Massie was passed over in Gov. Matt Mead’s submissions for appointments Friday.

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Albany County residents will soon be able to access additional data about county properties when a new web-based mapping system debuts in 3-4 weeks.

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Laramie Garden Club meeting set for Tuesday

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Trails on the Pole Mountain Unit of the Medicine Bow National Forest are set to receive some much-needed attention in the summer, thanks to a grant from the Wyoming Recreational Trails Program.

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The young snowboarder paused and looked down the slope before taking off. Then, he shuffled his board to the opening gate and took aim at two brush-like objects poking out from the snow about 50 yards below. The red makers indicate the lip of the jump where skiers and snowboarders launch int…

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If you don’t know what your plans are for the weekend, you’re not alone — neither do the members of This Just In, a local improvisational comedy troupe.

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An internationally renowned musician is coming to the University of Wyoming for a performance she hopes will help her audience see connections between some of history’s most famous composers.

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As legislators consider changes to Wyoming’s 2017-18 biennium budget, municipalities could escape the 2017 Legislative Session without further cuts to their funding, the mayor said.

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Ivinson Memorial Hospital appears to be on par or rating better than national hospital averages in several key areas. But as is the case with most hospitals, there are areas targeted for improvement.

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The percentage of high school graduates in Albany County School District No. 1 has fallen slightly overall since 2013, a trend the district plans to combat by providing greater support to all students — including those most at risk of dropping out.

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A lawsuit filed Friday in U.S. District Court accuses Albany County School District No. 1 and three of its employees of failing to take action against the alleged sexual harassment of a former Harmony Elementary School student — behavior the suit claims eventually escalated into sexual assault.

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University of Wyoming Lab School students hope to put on a “paws-itively” delightful performance in March with their upcoming production of “The Aristocats” — a musical based on the 1970 Disney film about the adventures of a group of aristocratic cats.

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Millions of visitors each year travel to Yellowstone National Park to see the natural wonders that come from its iconic hydrothermal systems. For those sightseers looking in awe at an attraction such as Old Faithful, however, there’s never been a thorough, data-driven understanding of what’s…

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A proposal to transform Rock River School into a four-day-a-week school has garnered positive reactions from several students and staff members.

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University of Wyoming scientists are embarking on a new study to track the movements of wild horses in the Red Desert.

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The 15 fifth-graders took off down the trail at the Happy Jack Recreation Area. Some zipped ahead while others took a more leisurely pace. Most were on skis with the words “Nordic Rocks!” emblazoned across the top. In addition to the students, four Linford Elementary School instructors and L…

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Water consumption in the Platte River Basin is expected to decrease throughout the next three decades, according to a Thursday night presentation in Laramie hosted by the Wyoming Water Development Office.

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Changes are coming to University of Wyoming transit services that could affect those who rely on the transportation on evenings and weekends.

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No bias-related crimes were identified in Laramie in 2016, according to a report released this month from the Laramie Police Department.

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When Ethan and Kerri Smith decided to offer food at the Alibi Pub, instead of typical bar fare — freezer to deep fryer — they decided to go a different route — farm to table.

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Albany County SAFE Project is requesting items to keep its shelter furnished and comfortable for the dozens of clients who use its services each year.

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The Albany County Planning and Zoning Commission will spend the next few weeks determining which potential county projects to prioritize from a list that includes aquifer protection updates.

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Paving the way for a new and improved downtown experience, the Laramie City Council is scheduled to review a plan today for renovations downtown coinciding with a Third Street resurfacing project.

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Today marks the 62nd time Pauline and Dale Dunn are spending a Valentine’s Day together. After more than six decades together, the Laramie residents said the flame that brought them together is still flickering.