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Ed Spal’s world revolves around wood.

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    jeffv@laramieboomerang.com
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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…

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Hampton Inn by Hilton Laramie awarded 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award

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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.

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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.

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    jeffv@laramieboomerang.com
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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For the first time in Laramie’s history, June was proclaimed LGBT Pride Month by the Laramie City Council, Mayor Andi Summerville said.

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Laramie’s summers are best enjoyed outside, and the University of Wyoming has come up with one way to pull people into the sunlight on a weekly basis.

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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…

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    jeffv@laramieboomerang.com
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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.

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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,…

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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.

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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’.”

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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A former attorney with ties to the University of Wyoming will start Aug. 1 as dean of the Haub School of Environmental and Natural Resources.

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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.

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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.

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    even@laramieboomerang.com
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A trail-maintenance project on U.S. Forest Service trails at Pole Mountain is underway, with volunteer crews putting in hundreds of hours of work already.

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    jeffv@laramieboomerang.com
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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.

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    ikef@laramieboomerang.com
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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.

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Several sightings of a mountain lion within city limits created pandemonium around LaBonte Park on Wednesday afternoon.