For the new attendance policy, the Albany County School District No. 1 Board of Education has its vote for approval pushed to September after the new school year starts. Until then, the district will continue to use its previous policy and switch to the new one after it is approved.
Restoring the Goforth Reservoir on the Monolith Ranch could not only provide better hay meadows, but it could provide increased habitat for migratory birds, Laramie’s water resources administrator said.
The University of Wyoming is unveiling its newest research facility today — a facility equipped with state-of-the-art technology and laboratories designed for cutting-edge energy and engineering research, including a highly adaptable high bay laboratory.
The Albany County fire ban was removed Tuesday at the Albany County Commission meeting. Recent rains have improved fire conditions so the county is not as susceptible to fires as it was previously, Albany County Fire Warden Scott Davis said.
Tattooing is about more than ink, art and rebellion — it is a visual history that needs to be preserved, Vintage Electric Tattoo owner Chad Elsasser said.
Some researchers at the Wyoming State Veterinary Lab are turning their attention to swine brucellosis — a disease that can pass from feral swine to other animals and humans — despite Wyoming’s complete lack of feral swine.
Road construction congesting traffic around Laramie could get worse before it gets better, Laramie City Engineer Eric Jaap said Tuesday during the Laramie City Council regular meeting.
The contract to purchase more than 5,500 acres of land from the east edge of Laramie to Medicine Bow National Forest is not ready to be brought to the Albany County Commission. This means the commission has more time to hear public opinions about the purchase and time to decide whether to go…
The University of Wyoming is taking strides to become a more welcoming place for Native American students and establish a better relationship with the Wind River Indian Reservation.
Rumors abound regarding the hidden spaces beneath Laramie’s walkways, but rather than facilitating nefarious deeds, a local historian said they often served simple purposes.
The Albany County Commission is hosting a public meeting to hear public opinions about the potential land purchase of about 5,500 acres from the east edge of Laramie to Medicine Bow National Forest. The commission hosted a similar meeting Thursday, when residents such as Peter Thorsness, Nie…
The midday sun glinted off Lyndi Speiser’s truck window as she pulled up to the hayfield lunch area, a card table tucked behind stacked rolls of hay.
I gasp, desperately needing more air. In spite of the uphill grade, my legs are fine, pumping the pedals and slowly making it up the rocky surface. The painful tightening of my chest nearly does me in, though, with my body screaming for me to stop. Such is the world of an asthmatic where the…
With rain drenching the city nearly every afternoon this week, Laramie residents could see more of the same heading into the weekend, National Weather Service Meteorologist Steve Rubin said.
Buddy Edward Curby, 45, was found guilty of strangulation of a household member Thursday at his District Court jury trial. The maximum punishment for the felony is up to five years in prison, and his punishment will be determined at his District Court sentencing at a later date.
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For Wyoming residents carrying a concealed weapon in the state does not require a permit, but for residents visiting other states, they have to apply for Wyoming concealed carry permits. The permits allow the holders to conceal carry their firearms legally in 36 states, Albany County Sheriff…
The key to providing a good yard waste collection service is connecting with your customers and ensuring their needs are met, McBride’s Yard Waste Co-owner Jonathan McBride said.
Firefighting efforts on the Keystone Fire are dwindling as fire activity dies down, but it could be awhile before the fire is completely extinguished, the U.S. Forest Service reports.
Demolition on the Hart’s Alley building could begin as soon as October and be completed before the end of the year, Reiman Corp. Project Manager Dick O’Hearn said.
The Laramie Traffic Commission on Thursday approved a request from Albany County School District No. 1 that uses existing parking spots on Turner Drive to fit more vehicles for staff and parents dropping off or picking up students. The plan creates new spots by changing current parallel park…
Ivinson Memorial Hospital turns 100 this year, having grown through the past century from a 100- by 30-foot building in what is now the middle of Laramie into the large, multi-faceted campus that now sits on 30th Street.
Numerous factors are being investigated in an accident that caused the death of Colorado resident and truck driver Richard Fross, 40, on Monday, Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper Richard Colling said.
Donna Bliss, an associate professor at the University of Wyoming, said some university faculty and administrators unfairly retaliated against her when they disagreed with the results of an annual review process.
Albany County District Court is experiencing more jury trials this year than in 2016. Court officials are not sure why there is an increase, but they think it could come from several factors, such as more criminal filings, people testing out the newly appointed judge or 2016 was just a low y…
Red and blue emergency-responder lights were a common sight Wednesday at Laramie Regional Airport. Firefighters were putting out fires, coroners were documenting the deceased and law enforcement officials were talking to volunteers playing the families and friends of the simulated victims.
Ivinson Memorial Hospital — and the local community in general — needed an ear, nose and throat doctor after going nearly three years without one.
Residents of Seven Mile — southwest of Laramie on Wyoming Highway 230 — went to the Albany County Commission on Aug. 1 to voice their concerns with Seven Mile Water and Sewer District.
While the Laramie City Council took one step closer to forming a long-range land-use plan for the Monolith Ranch on Tuesday, councilors said the final plan could still be years from approval.
Kristen Dixon, 38, is facing a child endangerment charge after allegedly leaving her 4-month-old child unattended in a vehicle from about 8 a.m.-6 p.m. July 27. The Albany County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call at about 5:50 p.m. of a child in the vehicle not breathing at the 4600 block…
The Albany County Commission started the process of preventing a future road development for an extension of Bill Nye Avenue near Mountain Shadow Lane, in the eastern part of Laramie, to serve Pilot Peak Estates. The land set aside for the extension would go to adjacent landowners, where the…
The driver of a semi-truck died in a single-vehicle accident that occurred at 7:30 p.m. Monday near mile post 28 on Wyoming Highway 230. Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper Richard Colling said a semi-truck hauling heavy equipment appeared to lose control and veered into both lanes for several mi…
Snowy Range Road could soon reopen between Cedar and Garfield streets as the Harney Street Viaduct project continues on schedule, Wyoming Department of Transportation Resident Engineer Steve Cook said.
The Albany County Sheriff’s Office evidence storage facility is experiencing ventilation problems in the facility’s drying and controlled substance rooms, which could potentially become a public health issue, Albany County Sheriff Dave O’Malley said.
The Wyoming Department of Transportation is preparing to install transmitters along Interstate 80 that could help inform drivers of real-time road conditions.
Sitting near the corner of Fourth and Garfield streets near downtown Laramie, the Gray house is perfectly situated for the Laramie Jubilee Days Parade.
Ivinson Memorial Hospital patients might find the hospital easier to navigate when the new Medical Offices at Ivinson Building — replacing the old Internal Mountain Medicine Building — opens Monday.
When Winberg Chai and his daughter May-lee found out Winberg’s granddaughter — May-lee’s niece — was getting married, they knew they wanted to arrange a traditional Chinese wedding banquet.
After two days of competition, Laramie is hosting the final day of the 2017 Wyoming Senior Olympics today as 270 people 50 and older compete in several events such as track and field, archery and bowling.
Plans for future road construction projects around Laramie were presented Tuesday by the Wyoming Department of Transportation. The plans prioritized road preservation projects through 2023.
Ivinson Memorial Hospital is nearing the end of a massive construction project that reorganized almost all of the services the hospital offers.