Ed Spal’s world revolves around wood.
In the late 1990s, the dictatorship that ruled Indonesia since 1968 fell apart, thanks to the combination of popular unrest and the Asian financial crisis. The world’s largest island country has spent the past two decades since then developing a more democratic society — a transition still o…
As Laramie’s first responders answered calls about power outages, downed power outlines and fallen trees Tuesday, the Laramie City Council received emergency management training.
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.
Learning what role elected officials play in an emergency situation could be a major takeaway from today’s incident management training at the Laramie City Council work session, Mayor Andi Summerville said.
The construction of a multi-purpose shooting shed fueling months of contention at the Laramie Rifle Range was completed earlier this week, former Laramie Rifle Range Board of Directors President Tom Mattimore said.
Illegal dumping often goes unpunished, given a frequent lack of witnesses and the fact that such “crime scenes” often leave few clues. And if the spot is secluded enough, it might take months or longer for someone else to notice it.
The Laramie chapter of the international nonprofit Zonta Club is making strides to elevate the status of women and girls with education and advocacy.
When Jacee Phillips was paired with little sister Mariah Naylor almost five years ago through Greater Wyoming Big Brothers Big Sisters, both gained a true sister relationship.
In addition to the fender-bending, parts-flying action at the Albany County Fair Slamfest Demolition Derby today, this year’s halftime show will include children’s races, an Albany County Fair representative said.
I open the booklet and look at all the possibilities. I’m like a kid looking at a Christmas gift catalog. Only this list is for the myriad of events possible at the Wyoming Senior Olympics. I’m a big fan of the event that is open to anyone age 50 and older.
Grand Avenue is slated to be closed between 13th and 15th streets for about a month starting July 5, Laramie Public Works Director Earl Smith said.
The Albany County Juvenile Service Board is planning to train partnering agencies July 24 with a new strategy for helping youth stay out of the court system. The new method, called restorative justice, focuses on rehabilitating troubled youth through reconciliation with the victims and commu…
The Boston Brass — a world-renowned chamber music quintet — spent the week at the University of Wyoming hosting a summer intensive for collegiate and professional-level musicians of trumpet, trombone, tuba and horn.
Laramie’s LGBT community is possibly the most visible in Wyoming. Downtown bars frequently host drag shows and pride dances, advocacy groups stay active in Laramie’s political, social and artistic scenes and the University of Wyoming is host to pointedly inclusive events throughout the year,…
Take a stroll through Prexy’s Pasture at the University of Wyoming and you will see Tyler Carroll’s influence on the campus, even if you have never heard his name.
About nine years ago, Alex Kristiansen was sitting at home in Fredrikstad, Norway, watching Chip Foose rebuild a ’56 Chevy Bel Air on the TV show “Overhaulin’.”
Works of Wyoming gift store and art gallery started with an idea for an online store, but materialized into a brick and mortar without ever getting a web offering up and running, store manager Lorena Patzer said.
The life of a city depends on expansion, but for the people living in the 1-mile radius of Laramie commonly referred to as the doughnut, ordinances facilitating that growth are not always welcome, Albany County Commissioner Heber Richardson said.
Laramie County Community College President Joe Schaffer and the Albany County School District No. 1 Board of Education discussed forming a Board of Cooperative Education Services to provide more services to students at Wednesday’s meeting.
While green waste collection sites could be discontinued, Laramie residents could soon be able to opt for a curbside service to pick up their yard waste.
A proverbial riddle asks why the chicken crossed the road. But the better riddle might be why the mountain lion didn’t, and what happened when it finally did. A Royal Society Open Science paper published this month, co-authored by two University of Wyoming researchers and their collaborators…
Deputies with the Albany County Sheriff’s Office and their vehicles will run several obstacle courses to refresh their driving and accident avoidance skills this week at Laramie Regional Airport.
With Laramie’s green waste program operating in a deficit, Mayor Andi Summerville is requesting the community’s input about how best to fix the problem.
The U.S. Postal Service is hosting the national release of its first-ever heat-sensitive ‘thermochromic’ stamps during a summer solstice event Tuesday at the University of Wyoming Art Museum.
Bright Agrotech, the local vertical-horticulture company founded by Nate Storey, is being acquired by Plenty, a California-based company with related goals, also co-founded by Storey.
Editor's note: A response from the University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance ran in Sunday's Laramie Boomerang. It can also be read for free here.
An evidence-based rehabilitation program new to Ivinson Memorial Hospital is expected to help patients with Parkinson’s disease manage their condition.
The University of Wyoming is putting special effort into recruiting Native American students — the ethnic demographic university officials say is most underrepresented in higher education.
Albany County Fire District No. 1 recently purchased a used fire engine to support the newly formed Central Fire Department, and WyoTech advanced diesel students will help make sure it runs well.
Third Street could remain closed for several days to facilitate infrastructure replacements prior to resurfacing the Third and Harney streets intersection, a Wyoming Department of Transportation representative said.
A joint meeting between the Laramie City Council and Albany County Commission on Wednesday touched on several topics and brought about extra-territorial jurisdiction to the surface questions.
Several multimillion-dollar projects are breaking ground around Laramie with plans for completion by the end of 2017 or early 2018.