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FORT COLLINS — In what was described as a miscommunication between Youhanna Ghaifan’s attorneys, the suspended University of Wyoming defensive tackle missed his Wednesday disposition hearing, in which a defendant typically enters a plea.

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The Equality State Policy Center’s board of directors hired Laramie man Chris Merrill to be the organization’s new executive director.

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POWELL — The harvest of wolf 926F during the Montana hunting season reignited a firestorm of calls to end hunting of the species — or at least making a wide buffer zone around Yellowstone National Park.

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CASPER — The two Jesuit priests who served at St. Stephens Mission and were included on a list last week of Jesuit clergymen who faced credible sexual abuse allegations served in leadership positions at Wyoming and Missouri schools.

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Members of the Laramie City Council want to examine the relationship between the Traffic Commission, city engineers and the public when making traffic control modifications after hearing concerns from each group during its work session on Monday.

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Albany County’s purchase of the Range Arena was completed this fall after voters approved the $325,000 transaction as part of voters’ renewal of the Special Purpose Excise Tax in August.

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CASPER — The Diocese of Cheyenne is compiling a list of priests, bishops and deacons who have been credibly accused of sexual abuse since 1950, Bishop Steven Biegler announced this week, signaling that the Wyoming diocese is joining a wave of public self-examinations by dioceses across the country.

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Laramie should significantly increase the penalties leveled to businesses that sell alcohol to minors, University of Wyoming Vice President for Student Affairs Sean Blackburn suggested Monday.

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After a failed attempt at doing so in 2018, a measure will be coming to the state Legislature that looks to get the Wyoming Office of Tourism off the state’s general fund.

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A 20-year-old Laramie man was charged with strangulation of a household member. He allegedly putting his ex-partner in a chokehold after being angered when she pet one of his cats.

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Start a conversation about Wyoming state government’s finances with lawmakers or outside observers, and inevitably the talk will move to the need for the state to diversify where it gets its money.

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TORRINGTON – At some point in January, on a date that hasn’t been determined, it will be quitting time at the Western Sugar Cooperative beet processing facility in Torrington.

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Common Outdoor Ground, a new volunteer group focused on public lands in southeast Wyoming, logged more than 800 hours of volunteer work during its first year of existence.

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Servers at Snowy Range Sports, Bud’s Bar, Bernie’s Mexican Restaurant, Elks Lodge, Napoli’s and 3rd St. Bar and Grill were all cited for selling alcohol to minors Thursday.

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The winter sports season began with a bang this year. Mother Nature opened the snow spigots early compared to last year when the season had a slow stutter-start. The crystal ball is cloudy on just how the season will continue but at least ski resorts are off and running. Many regional ski ar…

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RAWLINS — Dr. Rob Godby, an expert with the University of Wyoming Center for Energy Economics and Public Policy, told attendees at the annual Carbon County Economic Development meeting on Monday that a large wind production tax hike could hinder local production.

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CHEYENNE – A 78-year-old Cheyenne man was arrested Wednesday afternoon on suspicion of first-degree murder. Charles S. Richmond of 3338 Belaire Ave. was taken into custody after police were called to his home around 3:45 p.m. Wednesday for a report of shots fired, according to a booking repo…

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Since Albany County Fire District No. 1’s Central Volunteer Fire Department was formed in early 2017, it’s manpower has grown from practically nothing to a volunteer camaraderie of about 25 people.

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The Centennial community will be decked out in its holiday best this weekend for the mountain town’s annual Christmas celebration, and everyone’s invited.

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The holiday season is in full swing in Laramie, and those wanting to get festive have plenty of opportunities to do so this weekend. Whether it’s the Christmas parade, caroling, visiting Santa or holiday lights, the variety of events downtown can help even the biggest Grinch get into the hol…

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Laramie police cited Pizza Hut, Coppers Corner, Applebees, Hilton Garden Inn, Niko Sushi and Steak and O’Dwyers for selling alcohol to minors on Wednesday.

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After a four-year process, the city of Laramie has started making major strides in its North Campus Service project, the new hub for the public works department north of town.

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The University of Wyoming is one of 19 universities awarded the Garrett Lee Smith Campus Suicide Prevention grant. The grant, in memory of an Oregon college student who died by suicide in 2003, awards $102,000 each year for three years, giving UW a total of around $306,000 in funds to use fo…

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Attorneys for the University of Wyoming and a former employee who sued the institution told Wyoming’s federal district court Tuesday they expect to reach a settlement agreement in the lawsuit that’s been ongoing since March 2017.

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SHERIDAN — After failing to collect enough signatures to place a question regarding campaign finance reform on Wyoming’s 2020 ballot, Wyoming Promise is looking to the state Legislature to support its efforts to limit corporate influence in elections.