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.
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.
A resolution for the University of Wyoming’s student government’s consideration would fly a flag commonly associated with LBGT pride on the university campus, but not all students are supportive of the proposal.
A Bright Agrotech project and Albany County Detention Center plumbing upgrades are slated to move forward following action taken by the Albany County Commission on Tuesday.
The Laramie City Council proclaimed March 2017 as Laramie Disabilities Awareness Month during the council’s regular meeting Tuesday.
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.
Laramie could soon be the home of a new Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality air monitoring station if City Council approves a lease agreement at today’s regular meeting.
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.
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…
With the end of the spring semester around the corner for hundreds of University of Wyoming students, renovations underway at the Arena-Auditorium means shifting graduation ceremonies to alternative venues.
With an unclear purpose and a lack of funding, the future of the Albany County Transportation Authority (ACTA) is up in the air, one ACTA board member said.
A proposal to transform Rock River School into a four-day-a-week school has garnered positive reactions from several students and staff members.
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…
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.
A production by a local theater troupe looks to explore questions about science and technology while cutting to the core of what it means to be human.
Organizations applying for Community Partnership funding are scheduled to have an opportunity to present their applications to the Laramie City Council and the Albany County Commission during a special joint meeting Feb. 28.
While a plan for Third Street updates received support from some Laramie City Councilors on Tuesday, others questioned the viability of the plan’s details.
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.
The University of Wyoming is working with a new program aimed at encouraging people in the college community to do something if they see problematic behaviors taking place.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rock River School could soon take its first step toward a four-day school week, if the Albany County School District No. 1 Board of Education approves an alternative schedule application in March.
University of Wyoming writer-in-residence and National Geographic contributor Mark Jenkins is planning to talk about the relationship between China and Tibet during a slideshow and presentation next week.
Albany County Attorney Peggy Trent is being directed to investigate an election complaint from Wyoming Republicans but she said Friday it’s not clear it would be appropriate for her office to do so.
Albany County School District No. 1 students showed off their spelling skills Friday morning in a district-wide spelling bee — the first level of competition in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Sixteen students in grades 5-8 — eight from Snowy Range Academy and eight from the University of…
The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance’s opening play of the spring season is one its director hopes could spur dialogue among people who might be split in the world’s current state of affairs.