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  • By Nuria Mathog
    nuriam@laramieboomerang.com
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A bill sponsored by Rep. Charles Pelkey, D-Laramie, that aims to prevent overdose deaths in Wyoming through limited immunity from criminal prosecution has drawn mixed reactions from medical and law enforcement officials in Albany County.

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  • By IKE FREDREGILL
    ikef@laramieboomerang.com
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The Bombardier CRJ200 50-passenger jet won’t be disappearing from Laramie’s airport anytime soon despite Bombardier phasing the model out, Laramie Regional Airport Manager Jack Skinner said.

  • By NURIA MATHOG
    nuriam@laramieboomerang.com
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With January designated as National Stalking Awareness Month, Albany County SAFE Project plans to raise awareness of the crime and educate the community on how to recognize signs of stalking behaviors.

  • By NURIA MATHOG
    nuriam@laramieboomerang.com
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Albany County Attorney Peggy Trent intends to have legislation introduced that would create a specific offense for juvenile sexting, or the act of a minor sending, forwarding or receiving sexually explicit images of a similarly underage peer.

  • By JOEL FUNK
    joelf@laramieboomerang.com
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Not only are there fewer students graduating from the University of Wyoming with debt than those at peer universities, but graduates that did take out loans owe less when compared to peer institutions.

  • By IKE FREDREGILL
    ikef@laramieboomerang.com
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Nearly 20 percent of Laramie’s sidewalks, cross pans, handicap access ramps, curbs and gutters are in need of repair or replacement, according to a Laramie Public Works report.

  • By Nuria Mathog
    nuriam@laramieboomerang.com
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Albany County School District No. 1 officials hope the Legislature will make K-12 funding a priority this session following the release of a Joint Education Committee subcommittee document proposing potential solutions to eliminate the funding gap.

  • By JOEL FUNK
    joel@laramieboomerang.com
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Newly elected Rep. Dan Furphy, R-Laramie, is a retired businessman, and he’s hoping that experience will help him as he enters his first Legislative session Tuesday.

  • By NURIA MATHOG
    nuriam@laramieboomerang.com
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A former University of Wyoming student accused of breaking into a UW sorority house and masturbating in a resident’s room in early May was identified through DNA evidence tying him to similar incidents in New Jersey, according to a Thursday morning news release from the university.

  • By NURIA MATHOG
    nuriam@laramieboomerang.com
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With winter weather conditions hitting Laramie in full force this week, it’s especially important for residents to be mindful of ways they can stay safe.

  • By Nuria Mathog
    nuriam@laramieboomerang.com
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An upcoming trial for a Laramie resident accused of stabbing another woman in July — an incident the victim claims was racially motivated — has been moved to April to allow a key witness to testify.

  • By IKE FREDREGILL
    ikef@laramieboomerang.com
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After bidding farewell to outgoing Laramie City councilors Paul Weaver and Joe Vitale, the council welcomed two new members Tuesday and elected Councilor Andi Summerville as mayor.

  • By JOEL FUNK
    joelf@laramieboomerang.com
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With increasing profits, new construction projects underway and more, the state of Ivinson Memorial Hospital stands in contrast to many Wyoming entities that suffered fiscally in 2016.