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I banked right and then left, over a rock and around the base of a tree. I giggled and smiled and was tickled that, for once, I stayed on my bike rather than hopping off to walk around rough and rocky segments.

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PARKS AND RECREATION GUIDE: Find the current Parks and Recreation guide at www.cityoflaramie.org/parksandrec. Be sure to like Parks and Recreation on Facebook (www.facebook.com/laramie.parksandrecreation) for useful information and news. Call 721-5269 with questions regarding Parks and Recre…

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The Laramie Audubon Society has a full slate of birding events planned for the fall, with something on the schedule almost every Saturday through mid-November.

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Lori Roberts, an avid hiker who lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, admits to a range of thoughts that could keep her off the trail, if she were to indulge them.

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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s new Laramie Regional Office and Wildlife Forensic and Fish Health Laboratory opened for business in June, and the facility will host a commission meeting next week for the first time.

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Traveling west on Wyoming Highway 230, the blackened trees start about 8 miles up the mountain from Woods Landing. Initially, it’s some tinged trees, showing burnt orange needles.

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The forecast is for a bit of soggy weather today but it should clear and warm up starting Sunday. Heading into next week, expect afternoon thunderstorms nearly every day. In other words, it sounds a lot like fishing season has arrived where getting out early is the best bet.a

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Runners might have outnumbers pedestrians of other types Tuesday evening as the second edition of the Downtown Running Club got underway.

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I call it slow travel. Like slow cooking that brings out the flavor and the juices of a stew or roast, travel by bicycle allows time to savor the scenery. It is an entirely different experience compared to driving down the highway between 55 and 70 mph, seated behind a protective windshield.

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The University of Wyoming is set to launch a new degree program in the fall aimed at training graduates to work in the state’s tourism and outdoor industries.

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Skiers and snowboarders who ventured up to the Snowy Range Ski & Recreation Area to celebrate Easter on Sunday were rewarded with an amazing 11 inches of new snow overnight. Snow fell the previous three days as well, making conditions outstanding.

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Spring weather seems to be working its way into the Laramie area, and with the changing season comes a slate of outdoor races and events. Here’s a rundown of what’s going on in southeast Wyoming.

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I tear away the plastic wrap encasing the bone. I show it to Muggle, my Australian shepherd. I don’t say a word, point to the door and lead the way outside.

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In the summer, almost 19 miles of trails on the Pole Mountain Unit of the Medicine Bow National Forest received much-needed maintenance, and that work is set to continue this summer.

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The longtime director of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Wildlife Forensics and Fish Health Laboratory, Dee Dee Hawk, has taken a new position as chief of the department’s Services Division.

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When winter sets in along the Laramie valley, fly-fishing enthusiasts might find themselves dreaming of summer waters. To keep their hands busy as they wait for break-up, many turn to fly-tying.

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Gift giving for that outdoor person on your list can be difficult if, in fact, you’re not an outdoor person yourself. Time is running short but if you’re still looking for gifts for that outdoor person, a few fellow Laramie folk offered some suggestions of gear they particularly like and use…

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As seems to happen every year, winter is on its way once again. Here’s a list of upcoming events around the area for those who want to get outside and enjoy the best of the season.

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I know it’s silly. It’s an inanimate object lacking any feelings or emotions. It’s a machine; a tool. Still, parting with my old truck was hard. I had it for nearly 15 years and we traveled almost 230,000 miles together. I bought the Tundra, what I call a Baby Tundra since the newer ones are…

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Wyoming shooters are planning to work together this weekend to clean up a section of public land north of Laramie, and in the process they hope to spark a national movement among outdoor recreationists.