The Laramie chapter of the international nonprofit Zonta Club is making strides to elevate the status of women and girls with education and advocacy.
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.
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.
Grand Avenue is slated to be closed between 13th and 15th streets for about a month starting July 5, Laramie Public Works Director Earl Smith said.
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…
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,…
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.
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’.”
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.
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.
While green waste collection sites could be discontinued, Laramie residents could soon be able to opt for a curbside service to pick up their yard waste.
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…
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.
With Laramie’s green waste program operating in a deficit, Mayor Andi Summerville is requesting the community’s input about how best to fix the problem.
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.
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.
Editor's note: A response from the University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance ran in Sunday's Laramie Boomerang. It can also be read for free here.
An evidence-based rehabilitation program new to Ivinson Memorial Hospital is expected to help patients with Parkinson’s disease manage their condition.
The University of Wyoming is putting special effort into recruiting Native American students — the ethnic demographic university officials say is most underrepresented in higher education.
Albany County Fire District No. 1 recently purchased a used fire engine to support the newly formed Central Fire Department, and WyoTech advanced diesel students will help make sure it runs well.
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.
A joint meeting between the Laramie City Council and Albany County Commission on Wednesday touched on several topics and brought about extra-territorial jurisdiction to the surface questions.
Throughout Albany County, government offices’ budgets are being re-evaluated and changed to cut down on spending. The Albany County Commission’s budget work session took place June 6 and Friday to see if the departments could further reduce their budgets.
In the middle of Wyoming’s bust cycle, Laramie’s supplemental budget managed to squeak by without significant reductions to services or mass layoffs, Councilor Pat Gabriel said.
A Laramie man charged with the second-degree murder of an elderly woman in March will head to District Court.
As the Laramie City Council prepares to review the final supplemental budget today, Mayor Andi Summerville said her takeaway is the city continues to do a lot with a little.
The Laramie Mural Project is seeking artists to continue the Gill Street mural this summer, Laramie Main Street Alliance Executive Director Trey Sherwood said.
Roughly 650 light-years from earth, a planet larger than Jupiter and hotter than most stars zips around its host star, KELT-9, once every one-and-a-half days.
Wearing helmets, backpacks and clothing in all shades of neon, almost 30 high school students in the Granite Ridge Mountain Bike Camp were ready to hop on their bikes and hit the trails Friday morning at Curt Gowdy State Park.
While Laramie’s water sources are in good condition, Laramie Water Resource Administrator Darren Parkin said Thursday the Dowlin water rights on the Monolith Ranch were essential to the city’s future.
Three Laramie students are headed to College Park, Maryland, to represent Wyoming in the National History Day competition. The students — Laramie High School student Arundathi Nair and home-school students Hazel Homer-Wambeam and Ruby Homer-Wambeam — will present research they did on a wide …
Creation of a community health board was approved during the Albany County Commission meeting Tuesday. The Albany County Community Mental Health Board was created as a service program to identify better ways of providing care to community members with mental illness, Albany County Attorney P…
After stagnating for decades, Laramie’s liquor license fees were updated during the Laramie City Council regular meeting Tuesday.
Ivinson Memorial Hospital is upgrading its breast cancer screening technology with a new mammography machine that provides 3-D, as well as 2-D, images.
Cultures around the world celebrate trees, and Laramie is no exception. The city will celebrate its 33rd Arbor Day on Saturday by planting and selling spruce, apple and bird cherry trees, Laramie City Arborist Randy Overstreet said.
A transient man was arrested Wednesday in Colorado after leading Albany County Sheriff’s Office deputies and other law enforcement officers on a high-speed chase for 62 miles.