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Economic development and fiscal integrity are among long-term priorities for Albany County likely to play a role in the county strategic plan.

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Through the efforts of local community members, a new preschool is slated to debut in August that will incorporate elements of the Montessori method — an educational philosophy with a focus on self-directed, hands-on learning. While the new preschool, Montessori Children’s Home of Laramie, h…

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The executive director of the Tibet Museum in Dharamsala, India, will talk about the history and culture of Tibet and its people during an event at the University of Wyoming tonight.

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Editor’s note: It is the Laramie 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.

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Three Laramie High School students earned national recognition for their work with the DECA program, an organization that helps students develop skills in marketing, management and entrepreneurship.

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Several hundred people took to the streets of Laramie on Saturday afternoon to express support for science and protest potential funding cuts to national agencies by the Trump administration.

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Albany County School District No. 1 employees and other community members met Wednesday night to discuss updating the district’s curricula with state standards emphasizing STEM, or science, technology, engineering and math concepts.

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Today’s Community Clean-up Day was postponed because of wet, muddy conditions around Laramie, Code Enforcement Inspector Brian Forster said Friday. Nearly 400 people signed up for today’s volunteer cleanup event, and Forster said he appreciated people willing to take time out of their schedu…

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A three-year water-usage agreement between Laramie and the University of Wyoming for watering the Jacoby Golf Course could cost the city $385,000 annually, Laramie Administrative Services Director Malea Brown said.

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A senior petroleum engineering student at the University of Wyoming claims he was mistreated by a UW Police Department officer Wednesday afternoon, when he alleges he was “dragged, kicking and screaming” from his class, then tackled.

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The Albany County Commission will introduce potential county liquor control regulations at its May 2 meeting, part of an ongoing effort by local jurisdictions to address changes to Wyoming liquor laws that take effect in July.

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Editor’s note: It is the Laramie 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.

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More than a dozen Laramie students will be recognized for their personal achievements this month at a state Congressional Award ceremony — part of a national program that encourages young people to set and accomplish individual goals.

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The Albany County Commission on Tuesday adopted a set schedule of fees and charges for public records requests, a list that includes the costs of physical documents as well as the costs of staff time spent retrieving and copying records.

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A Laramie woman accused of using methamphetamine in the same home as her children pleaded not guilty Monday in District Court to child endangerment.

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Slade Elementary School students will celebrate the wonders of nature this week through their performance of “We’re Nuts! A Celebration of the Circle of Life,” a science-based musical that focuses on the life cycle of trees.

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A lack of spring snow storms caused snowpack levels to drop below average, but analysts haven’t given up hope more snow is on the way, a Wyoming State Engineers Office representative said.

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Albany County School District No. 1 officials are considering renaming Laramie Junior High School and the old Deti Stadium, a move intended to reflect changes to the school’s student body and eliminate confusion stemming from Laramie’s two identically named stadiums.

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Laramie is hoping to continue a trend of increasing the number of Community Clean-up Day volunteers this year, Laramie Code Enforcement Inspector Brian Forster said.

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Construction is underway on a replacement outdoor shooting shed at the Laramie Rifle Range, a long-awaited project that initially drew controversy after the range’s board of directors selected the higher of two contractor bids.

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Summer school funding cuts are potentially on the table as Albany County School District No. 1 officials grapple with a district funding reduction of more than $1 million.

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More than two years after construction began on a new movie theater in the UW Plaza, Studio City UW+ ARQ is slated to open its doors April 28, a Movie Palace representative said.

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When Ross McIntosh first auditioned for the String Academy of Wyoming, he was asked if he planned to continue playing the instrument in the future. He didn’t know, he said.

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The University of Wyoming plans to buy the Pi Beta Phi house on Sorority Row to prevent the unoccupied building from falling into disrepair, a UW representative said.

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Three Albany County roads damaged by heavy rain and flooding in 2015 are slated to be repaired this year following a grant agreement with the Wyoming Office of Homeland Security.

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Spectators got a crash course in libel law and Wyoming history Monday evening at the Spence Law Firm Historic Trial, an annual production in which law students, members of the state legal community and other volunteers put on an unscripted trial with a historical basis.

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The Albany County Public Library is getting closer to finding a new county librarian, with the hiring committee hoping to make a decision soon.

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Whether debating political systems or policy proposals, Laramie High School students Shayak Bandyopadhyay and Ryan McManamen take care to ground their arguments in research and reason.