Four candidates for the University of Wyoming’s chief diversity officer are scheduled to be on campus this week and next, UW Board of Trustees Vice President Dave True said.
Students at Laramie Junior High School have a new hands-on way to study science with the addition of precipitation gauges and an electronic system capable of recording and transmitting real-time data.
Cuts to K-12 funding during the 2017 legislative session could negatively affect the University of Wyoming in the future, a UW representative said.
Two Albany County School District No. 1 students took first place in a state bread baking competition this month, part of a national program for students exploring careers in the culinary arts.
Dr. David Fall’s independent political affiliation was a contributing factor to his appointment to the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees, but it wasn’t the only factor, Gov. Matt Mead said.
Despite a bleak fiscal outlook statewide, the Laramie City Council moved forward Tuesday with a nearly $1.35 million bike path for Cirrus Sky Technology Park.
The Albany County Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to enact hiring and salary freezes as the county heads into its next budget cycle, citing uncertainty about how much funding the county will receive in the coming months.
Construction on filling the Fox Hole could begin as soon as June if the Laramie City Council approves a grant agreement, design and preconstruction contract for a new multilevel building.
Beitel Elementary School is the state champion in the 2017 Wyoming Math Cup, a competition that encourages students to sharpen their math skills by solving a series of online math problems.
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.
Laramie High School freshman Arundathi Nair is an award-winning documentary filmmaker. But while she is honored by accolades, Nair said the best part of making a film is seeing the finished product.
Representatives from the Laramie Police Department and Albany County Sheriff’s Office responded positively to new crime- and law enforcement-related pieces of legislation that came out of this year’s legislative session.
For many people in Wyoming, President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting travel might seem a distant piece of policy from the state’s largely homogenous population.
Some Albany County homeowners could potentially see homeowners insurance rates decline because of a hauled water program implemented by Albany County Fire District No. 1.
Spring is in the air, summer is just around the corner, and the calendar of running, biking and outdoor events is filling quickly. Here’s a list of area events coming up this year, including a couple new endurance bike races:
The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will consider a proposal next week to implement new program fees in the fall.
Skipping a trip to the Laramie Planning Division before opening a business could cost property owners $750 a day, the city’s planning manager said.
Work continued Tuesday morning on developing a 10-year strategic plan for Albany County, a document county officials said will help guide and shape county policy throughout the next decade.
The Wyoming Supreme Court heard oral arguments Thursday in an appeals case involving a Laramie resident convicted of murdering another man.
Albany County and Albany County School District No. 1 officials have mixed reactions to two gun-related bills that Gov. Matt Mead took action on Wednesday.
Albany County officials anticipate a tight budget crunch in the months to come, with hiring freezes and layoffs both possibilities for the 2017-2018 fiscal year.
A grant administered through the Wyoming Wildlife Foundation offers Wyoming nonprofit organizations the chance to sell a hard-to-get bison license and keep some of the proceeds.
Black Dog Animal Rescue is again hosting the annual Jackalope 5K April 29 at Optimist Park, according to a news release.
A Laramie man accused of strangling a woman pleaded not guilty Tuesday in District Court to a felony charge of strangulation of a household member.
Fifth-graders at Indian Paintbrush Elementary School got an interactive look at the U.S. Constitution on Friday with a special presentation by District Court Judge Tori Kricken.
Albany County’s two major political parties both have new officers to lead the groups into what could be contentious midterm elections locally and nationally in 2018.
Albany County School District No. 1 officials are working to revise the district’s student sexual harassment policy, part of an ongoing process to streamline and clarify ACSD No. 1 policies and bring them up to date with Wyoming statute.
Hundreds of paintings and drawings created by local elementary school students are on public display for Youth Art Month, a national event that promotes art and arts education each March.
The Albany County Public Library has a special addition to its collection of children’s books this month — a group of about 30 informational books authored by Beitel Elementary School first-graders.
A Wyoming gender wage gap study is slated for an update, but the findings could be bleak, said Rep. Cathy Connolly, D-Laramie.
The University of Wyoming Student Veterans Center could soon have a new home, and its leaders are seeking financial assistance to help get them there.
The anthropology of an isolated Pacific Island that sits 2,200 miles west of Chile has been the focus of decades of research by scientists connected to the University of Wyoming, and a new reference book summarizes their findings.
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is putting GPS collars on the local mule deer herd in hopes of learning more about how the herd moves throughout the year.
From 2015-2016, the Albany County Clerk of District Court’s Office saw a roughly 50 percent increase in the number of felony criminal cases filed — particularly with drug cases, which increased by more than 400 percent during that time period. Some cases involved include multiple categories …
Rock River School took its first step toward an alternative schedule Wednesday night after the Albany County School District No. 1 Board of Education approved the school’s request to move to a four-day school week.
The future of K-12 education funding and economic development were two of the main topics of discussion among Albany County lawmakers during a Thursday morning legislative wrap-up session.
Laramie High School Assistant Principal Chuck Kern will become the new LHS principal July 1, pending approval in April from the Albany County School District No. 1 Board of Education, according to a district news release.
A bill signed by Gov. Matt Mead on March 6 could allow Laramie to grant six more bar and grill liquor licenses after July 1.