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The Laramie Youth Council will be entering this year with hopes of creating solutions for problems faced by young adults.

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A University of Wyoming task force proposed Thursday the state construct a new building on campus to serve the UW Lab School, which is currently housed in the College of Education.

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In the 2017-2018 school year, Laramie High School’s juniors scored an average composite ACT score of 21.5.

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One of the first things people see when they pull into Laramie and drive along Third Street is the towering clock steeple of the St. Matthew’s Episcopal Cathedral, a religious institution nearly as old as the city.

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Wildfires consumed massive portions of the western United States in 2018, and though winter is coming, the danger of new fires remains, U.S. Forest Service spokesperson Aaron Voos said.

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The University of Wyoming’s student veterans marked a milestone moment Friday with the dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Marna M. Kuehne Foundation Veterans Services Center.

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The official census numbers won’t be generated until Sept. 19, but current figures indicate 2018 now has the “largest entering freshman class in the history of the University of Wyoming,” Associate Vice Provost for Enrollment Management Kyle Moore told the Board of Trustees on Thursday.

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The planned construction of new dormitories should be the impetus for the University of Wyoming to move away from “block”-style dining options, both President Laurie Nichols and Vice President for Student Affairs Sean Blackburn said at the Board of Trustees’ Thursday budget committee meeting.

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University of Wyoming Vice President for Research and Economic Development Ed Synakowski said he does not yet have a “mature understanding of the recommendations” that will be proposed to dissolve the Biodiversity Institute this year.

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The Laramie City Council questioned the new head of a local economic development entity and his past with a controversial company during a Tuesday meeting.

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A suicidal woman who spurred a police shooting at Vedauwoo in May is being charged with aggravated assault and battery after she pointed a gun at police, who shot her in return.

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Tuesday marked 17 years since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, changed the course of history. But even with the distance of years separating Tuesday from the attacks, it was clear strong emotions were still evoked among the public safety officials, military service members, veterans …

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Albany County School District No. 1’s school board is giving greater scrutiny to the glut of fundraisers various school groups are running.

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The University of Wyoming hosted during the weekend the state’s first WyoHackathon, which was billed by blockchain entrepreneurs as a “thank-you” to the state for the five blockchain-related bills the Wyoming Legislature passed in March to spur a new software sector in the state.

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Rock Springs resident Laura Schmid-Pizzato, who was appointed to the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees on Tuesday, told the Laramie Boomerang she’s largely interested in increasing access to UW education for citizens throughout the state.

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A meeting about public transportation in Laramie drew a large crowd that discussed issues and work-shopped solutions.

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Albany County will has applied for nearly $200,000 in grant funding to reduce fire hazards around private property in Medicine Bow National Forest and the Boulder Ridge neighborhoods near the Colorado border.

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CHEYENNE — Counties across the state are still waiting on millions of dollars in unpaid mineral production taxes, causing a cascade of underfunded governmental services.

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Many events can make running errands memorable, but 148 years ago, Louisa Swain created history with a shopping trip, simultaneously changing the world and picking up yeast for dinner.

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Wyoming National Committeeman for the state Democratic Party Jon Gardzelewski of Laramie resigned from his position following allegations of harassment earlier this year, but he denied any wrongdoing Thursday. And while the anonymously submitted news was confirmed by Wyoming Democratic Party…

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On a recent weekday afternoon, artist Adam Skedsen pressed strips of green painter’s tape onto a cinder block wall on Second Street.

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Federal agents are being dispatched to Laramie to investigate an incident of apparent arson at a Republican hub in the city’s downtown. It came on the same day a campaign sign for U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyoming, was the target of vandalism.

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Employees at the Albany County Sheriff’s Office will begin receiving random drug tests in January, with a fourth of all employees being tested each quarter.

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Abuse and neglect juvenile cases in Albany County will all now include volunteer advocates tasked with conveying the “wishes and needs” of a child to the court.

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The link below is a three-question survey about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh that we are sharing with a variety of newspapers across the country to get reader opinion. We hope to show results next week. It's quick. Please participate.

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New evidence was introduced in the case of a man accused of sexual assault during a special hearing in Albany County District Court last week.

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The Albany County Commission signed a deal Tuesday with the Wyoming Attorney General’s Office to facilitate an eventual lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors. Teton County became the first county, in July, to approve the state’s litigation plan.

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The Laramie City Council did not approve the application for a special liquor license for sale of beer and wine at University of Wyoming sports games, but alcohol will still be served in the short term.

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Wyoming won’t change its sage grouse management strategy, despite the Bureau of Land Management’s July announcement it will roll-back some of the 2015 habitat protections aimed at keeping the bird from being listed under the Endangered Species Act.