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The search for the University of Wyoming’s next president continued this week with a small, informal “coffee session” held Tuesday morning at the UW Rendezvous restaurant to gather comments and feedback.

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The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees voted this week to have the university’s administration proceed with several aspects of the work involved with constructing at least $300 million worth of dormitories in the coming years.

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The Laramie City Council voted unanimously in approval Tuesday to install faster broadband services in three city buildings, a move that helps both residents and emergency responders.

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Elk are plentiful in Wyoming as the state’s famed elk hunting season gets underway, according to Game and Fish Department estimates. The agency early this year estimated populations to be 29 percent above objective for those herds it counts, according to WyoFile calculations from agency data.

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ROCK SPRINGS — Speakers at a public forum voiced optimism about the future of the energy industry in Wyoming, but they admit the next few years will be a “wild ride” as they make their way forward. Some markets have shifted more quickly than anticipated, and the drivers of technology and cus…

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Former U.S. Sen. Alan Simpson, R-Wyoming, joined two of his congressional allies on the University of Wyoming’s campus Tuesday for a wide-ranging discussion in which all three men decried the decline of centrism in Washington in favor of the “rigidity of party politics.”

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LARAMIE — About five new “blockchain banks” could bring as much as $20 billion in assets into Wyoming by summer 2020 as applications open for the new type of bank charter Oct. 1.

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CHEYENNE — The Laramie County School District 1 Board of Trustees voted Monday night to add girls fast-pitch softball to its athletics offerings next school year.

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CODY — Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer has named the country’s newest expeditionary fast transport ship the USNS Cody.

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CASPER — Lawmakers on Monday defeated two controversial bills that would have had significant implications on Wyoming’s elections.

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CHEYENNE — A statewide school performance report released Monday revealed notable improvements among Wyoming schools, although little has changed in Laramie County.

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In the Wyoming Department of Education’s latest accountability scores for Albany County School District No. 1, four of the district’s 15 schools were ranked for the 2018-2019 school year as “exceeding expectations” — the highest score assigned by the state agency.

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A diverse group of citizen stakeholders this week refined its recommendations for how Wyoming can stem the tide of Chronic Wasting Disease, which is plaguing cervid populations in the state.

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CASPER — Lawyers for a Casper man whom a local judge found immune from a murder prosecution on the basis of a new law filed arguments last week with the state’s highest court, largely outlining the issues to be decided following oral arguments this fall.

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CASPER — The country’s energy data center tempered forecasts for Western coal production as demand for the mineral declines nationwide and market uncertainty persists, according to a new report released last week by the Energy Information Administration.

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SHERIDAN — About halfway through suicide prevention month, the Violence Policy Center released the results of a study Wednesday that shows Wyoming has the second highest rate of suicides and gun suicides in the nation. Montana had the highest rates and Alaska ranked third.

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A fire in northern Albany County had burned at least 750 acres of private property by Monday, Albany County Emergency Management Coordinator Aimee Binning said.

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Hundreds of people crammed into the Engineering Education and Research Building for a ceremonial ribbon-cutting on the $105 million facility, a building aimed to bring the University of Wyoming’s engineering program up to Tier 1 status, a somewhat loose term used by outside observers like th…

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LARAMIE — The state’s Blockchain Task Force will meet in Laramie Sept. 19-20 to discuss potential legislation that could further shape Wyoming’s landmark blockchain laws. If enacted, the laws under consideration could change the landscape for real estate, banking and energy, among other industries.

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The Albany County officials are likely to continue a temporary moratorium on development atop the Casper Aquifer’s protection zone until Jan. 3 as they continue to work on more strict development regulations.

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He was a stinker. As a young pup more than 15 years ago, Muggle, my Australian shepherd, was a tough one to train. My previous dog, Darth, had one goal each day: to please me. Muggle’s goal was slightly different: to please him.

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A firefighter for the city of Laramie was awarded $280,357 in damages this week after he sued the city for firing him almost seven years ago.

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There’s not much better on a glorious Laramie autumn afternoon than to kick around town in search of live music. That’s the vision behind the inaugural Front Porch Music Festival, set for Sunday.

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Tom Burman, athletic director for the University of Wyoming, delivered history’s first apology from the university to the Black 14 on Friday evening. Those 14 black football players, many of whom were on campus this week, were kicked off UW’s football team 50 years ago for asking their head …

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CHEYENNE — Members of a local nonpartisan group say they’re not satisfied with the current police oversight committee and said it should be more independent of the Cheyenne Police Department.