A candidate for Laramie City Council this week received the endorsement of a national organization set on electing young progressives to seats in local government.
Albany County plans to sell $1.575 million worth of bonds in the spring to fund projects that can’t wait until tax revenues from the Special Purpose Excise Tax trickle in over the coming years.
With an official number of 1,859 students, the current freshman class at the University of Wyoming has shattered the university’s record by 9.5 percent.
The Laramie City Council approved a resolution that will ask the Wyoming Department of Transportation, or WYDOT, to review pedestrian safety.
The Ivinson Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees is set to down-size from seven members to five following November’s election after Albany County Commissioners ratified a decision Tuesday to shrink the board.
Albany County School District No. 1 administrators are hoping sizable unpaid lunch accounts are more likely this year to be paid back via district-coordinated payment plans, rather than through the use of debt collectors.
Albany County commissioners have bid out two 35-acre fuel reduction projects in northern Albany County that will ask contractors to remove “hazardous fuels” along Soldier Creek.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Members of the state GOP largely echoed Wednesday what Laramie Republicans said last week in condemning an incident of suspected arson at the Albany County Republican Party headquarters.
Albany County School District No. 1’s school board is establishing a committee to study if — and how — it can make its sports offerings more equitable for boys and girls.
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.
The Republican representative for Wyoming’s House District 14 will face a Democrat looking to take his seat in November’s general election.
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 …
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.
Editor’s note: This story is the second of a two-part series highlighting the Albany County Public Library’s gardens. Visit www.laramieboomerang.com to read part one, “Public library grows into new role,” which was published Sept. 1.
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.
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.
CHEYENNE — Counties across the state are still waiting on millions of dollars in unpaid mineral production taxes, causing a cascade of underfunded governmental services.
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.
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…
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.