An estimated 171 new people decided to call Albany County home last year, according to a report released by the U.S. Census Bureau and the state’s Economic Analysis Division.
Albany County Attorney Peggy Trent filed a request Tuesday for a court order to block construction work by Laramie gas station Tumbleweed Express, which is undergoing construction that Trent alleges is a threat to the Casper Aquifer.
Attorneys representing the University of Wyoming filed the school’s first arguments Tuesday in a Wyoming Supreme Court case concerning UW’s ability to restrict the carrying of firearms on campus.
Although city staff may send out courtesy letters to property owners when snow is considered a nuisance violation issue on their sidewalks, it’s not required in city code.
As the Lip Sync Challenge swept police departments around the country last year, members of the Laramie Police Department knew they wanted their video to be more than just officers singing in a car — they wanted it to have a message.
In the National Weather Service’s final flood outlook of the season, hydrologist Jim Fahey assigned the highest flood potential in the state to the Laramie area this spring.
In response to last week’s public outcry over the November death of Robbie Ramirez, Albany County commissioners are expressing a growing desire to publicly discuss a range of policing reforms called for by ACoPP — Albany County County for Proper Policing — the advocacy group formed in the wa…
The body of a dead man located near Blair Wallis Road in the section of Medicine Bow National Forest just east of Laramie was found Sunday after deputies with the Albany County Sheriff’s Office received reports of its presence, according to a news release issued today.
Gov. Mark Gordon said this week the state of Wyoming under his leadership has a role to play in reducing the layers of government bureaucracy that impede economic development on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
Tucked between a barber shop and an antiques store along a dark highway into Knoxville, the Flatiron Club is easy to miss driving by at night. Its only announcement, completely invisible in the dark, is a small, unlit sign above the door.
The chance to volunteer as a family, Laramie resident Doug Frick said, is one of the biggest reasons his group continues to participate in the city’s Community Cleanup Day each year.
Gather up those bicycle parts scattered around the garage. Dust off that old bike that sits in the shed and hasn’t been ridden in years. It’s time for the first ever veloswap that is part of the annual membership drive celebration for Laramie BikeNet.
When the University of Wyoming convenes a task force to oversee the new dorm construction, the city of Laramie will have its voice heard after the Laramie City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to appoint Mayor Joe Shumway as the city’s representative.
Although some research shows late-night drinking can correlate to an increase in alcohol-related consequences, many on the Laramie City Council were hesitant to approve a measure that would limit a bar’s or restaurant’s ability to offer late-night drink specials.
Laramie’s League of Women Voters hosted a forum Wednesday evening to discuss the possibility of increasing the Albany County Commission’s membership from three representatives to five.
The University of Wyoming will provide $450,000 in grant funding over the next five years to help spur entrepreneurship and other programs on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
For his quick thinking and persistence with CPR during a medical call in March, the Laramie Police Department awarded a Life Saving Award to LPD Sergeant Robert Austin Wednesday afternoon.
Downtown business owner Alex Shea said many of his customers coming up from the Colorado Front Range tell him downtown Laramie reminds them “of the way Fort Collins used to be.” Changing downtown Laramie to feature all one-way streets, he added, could make that opinion disappear.
The tree area of Grand Avenue is going to drive a lot smoother once the city of Laramie and the Wyoming Department of Transportation finish their repairs this summer.
A former University of Wyoming basketball player was acquitted Tuesday of all charges stemming from an alleged altercation at a downtown Laramie bar late last year.
Everyone on the Laramie City Council wishes there was enough money in the Community Partner Fund to grant the full amount requested to all the 26 “very worthy” applicants, Mayor Joe Shumway said, but the funding just wasn’t there. Some of the applicants for the Community Partner Program, how…
The school board for Albany County School District No. 1 approved a plan last week that will expand the dual-language immersion program to third, fourth and fifth grades at Spring Creek and Indian Paintbrush elementary schools.
First and Second streets becoming one-way couplet streets to increase parking downtown is just one of the talking points for Wednesday’s upcoming city of Laramie work session.
A building is clearly burning, with smoke pouring out of the windows, but many don’t believe it to be happening or walk by ignoring the smoke, hoping other people will take care of it.
The public comment period of the Albany County Commission’s Tuesday meeting was eventful as several expressed dismay over an officer-involved shooting from November.
Clint Connally got involved with the Laramie Amateur Hockey Club several years ago when his son wanted to learn the sport, and he figures his involvement will continue as long as his children are part of the club.
Budgeting season has begun, and the Laramie City Council has started working through each facet of its multi-million-dollar budget in a series of work sessions, which began Tuesday. Most of the Council’s time will be spent studying the different projects, programs and assets receiving a piec…
University of Wyoming administrators are working on a plan to, beginning in the 2020-2021 academic year, increase need-based aid for Wyoming students while reducing discounts provided to out-of-state students.
Another ranch in the Centennial Valley has established a conservation easement this year, ensuring that several thousand acres of open space will remain undeveloped into the future.
As the city moves forward with the new Municipal Operations Center north of Laramie, the City Council, the Planning Commission and members of city staff have been brainstorming possible uses and development ideas for the current Public Works facility on Fourth Street once it’s vacant.
The school board of Albany County School District No. 1 voted this week to change the school calendar for the 2019-2020 school year to have classes start slightly earlier in August and have graduation held a week later in May 2020.
A new short documentary filmed on the Wind River Reservation last fall aims to push back against negative stereotypes and showcase avenues by which tribal members find peace and healing.
Some of the people most affected by the removal of around 13 parking spaces at Fourth and Clark Streets are the elderly residents and business patrons at the intersection, business owner Jay Talbot explained to the Laramie City Council during a December 10 work session.
With two weeks until the 2019 NFL Draft, it seems that the top prospect from the University of Wyoming, defensive end Carl Granderson, will still have a sexual assault case pending against him on draft day.
CHEYENNE – School districts will have some help from Microsoft in their mandate to offer computer science to all students by the 2022-23 school year.
University of Wyoming administrators are proposing revisions to the school’s academic calendar that would give students a full week off for Thanksgiving Break while shortening winter break from five weeks to four, with spring semester beginning the day after Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Those curious about what is being constructed on Third Street between Sanders Street and Spring Creek Drive will have to wait a little bit longer.