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The events that occurred on Capitol Hill on Jan. 6 have snowballed into a public debate concerning the representation by Wyoming representatives Liz Cheney, (R-Wyo.) and Sen. Cynthia Lummis, (R-Wyo.).

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Pre-statehood Laramie editors included, among others, an ex-Confederate soldier, a moralizing father of over 20 children, an attorney who owned three failed Laramie papers, a son who idolized his mother, and a writer who refused to take anything seriously. The last-mentioned was Edgar Wilson…

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When Civil War veteran John Wesley Powell launched a trip from Green River through more than 900 miles of unexplored territory in the Colorado River Basin in 1869, he inaugurated an era of development in the West that continues today.

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Stalking is a serious, prevalent crime that impacts every community across the United States. January is Stalking Awareness Month. The campaign began in 2004 as a way to help the public identify what exactly is stalking.

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It’s been a stutter start to the Nordic ski season at Happy Jack Recreation Area. After an abrupt end to the grooming season last March due to COVID-19, Mother Nature delayed the resumption of grooming efforts this winter. Snow cover continues to lag, but groomers with the Medicine Bow Nordi…

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2020 day-use passes still valid for national forest

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The Albany County School District Board of Trustees approved a recommended option for future renovations to the University of Wyoming Lab School during a meeting Wednesday evening.

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On a Thursday morning, the University of Wyoming Art Museum was empty, save for a welcoming young person sitting at the front desk behind a Plexiglas shield. The murmuring of a woman’s voice echoed through the hallways.

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Fun, artistic, creative events are almost exclusively organized for children, leaving adults little more than pantry dinners (scraps from your cabinet) and problem solving as creative outlets.

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School nurses working in Albany County schools have had the opportunity to receive a COVID-19 vaccine this month, while teachers and support staff are slated to receive theirs in coming weeks, according to ACSD1 Superintendent Jubal Yennie.

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It might not be until mid to late January before Phase 1b people will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccinations according to Sagan Wheeler, communications and marketing specialist with Ivinson Memorial Hospital.

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There are many delightful aspects of living in Laramie, and perhaps one of the most charming is the public art visible throughout the city. Laramie’s murals not only draw in tourists, but also spark joy among residents.

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You keep checking your bank account, hoping against hope, only to be met with disappointment yet again. No $600.

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Suddenly in Albany County and Laramie, it’s a tossup — getting the vaccine or getting information about the vaccine.

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The big blue “On the Hook’ food truck rolled into Laramie yesterday, Tuesday, Jan. 12. Before long, a constant stream of people lined up to indulge in its trademark fish and chips — golden fried Alaskan cod and french fries. It’s the only item on the menu, although a person can order one or …

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If you are still waiting on receiving your stimulus check while others you know already have gotten theirs, please contact Laramie Boomerang Managing Editor Steve Steiner at: ssteiner@laramieboomerang.com.

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What does it mean to connect with and see people in the community in a time of mandated isolation and social distancing, especially when being physically near others has become dangerous?

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Of the many occupants of the 1888 historic house at 620 S. Seventh St. in Laramie, its longest resident was Martha Stickney, who lived there for 33 years. This Missouri native (1842-1932) had three husbands; she was twice widowed and once divorced.

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After many years of working oilfields, riding horses and caring for cattle, Belinda Daughtery decided to spread her wings with her art and get it out there.

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At approximately 4:40 p.m., Jan. 6, the City of Laramie Fire Department, all Albany county fire departments, and Albany County Sheriff Deputies were dispatched to 3416 Fort Buford Lane for report of a structure fire.

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Shortly before 11 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 6, a two car collision involving a van and a sedan occurred at the intersection of Fourth Street and East Grand Avenue. The impact destroyed the front end of the sedan and spun the van around.

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Despite all that was terrible in 2020, it brought us a few eye-catching night sky events. Most recently, viewers looked up to see the “Christmas Star” with the conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter. Back in August, the Perseid meteor shower, one of a number of annual meteor showers, did not disa…

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It’s so common that it’s a cliché: the poor college student surviving exclusively on packaged noodles for weeks on end. It’s the archetype of a college student, and it’s almost a cultural rite of passage. The University of Wyoming’s Food Security Task Force is seeking to dismantle the pervas…

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As public health personnel move down the vaccination distribution priority list, health care providers are gearing up to administer the first round of vaccinations to long-term care facilities (LTCF) and assisted living facilities (ALF) residents.

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It’s so common that it’s a cliché: the poor college student surviving exclusively on packaged noodles for weeks on end. It’s the archetype of a college student, and it’s almost a cultural rite of passage. The University of Wyoming’s Food Security Task Force is seeking to dismantle the pervas…

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Christmas 2020 is in the books. The holiday season has come to a close as the process of removing Christmas lights and other decorations has begun.

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From the tundra of 2020 shutdowns, isolation, and dark winter days, Laramie-based band Bob Lefevre & the Already Gone sprouted a red-hot debut album. This self-titled album was released in Nov. 2020.

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Governor Gordon announced Jan. 2 that bars and restaurants could resume regular 10 p.m.-5 a.m. hours of operations.

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Laramie’s new city council members took their oaths of office this past Tuesday, Jan. 5.

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The event that took place Wednesday in the nation’s capitol could not have been timed better for a historical documentary on the Ku Klux Klan and its history in American culture and radicalism.

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The storming of the capitol chambers is unprecedented in modern times, and in doing so prompted legislators to seek shelter, among them newly-installed Sen. Cynthia Lummis, who succeeded now-retired Sen. Mike Enzi.

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Two elected officials were sworn in to their official duties Monday morning at the Albany County Courthouse by Albany County District Court Judge Tori Kricken.

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“I’ve watched people lose their lives to this,” said Caity Beck, a registered nurse assigned to the emergency room, “there’s nothing worse than seeing someone feel defeated.”

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It was evening, the campfire was blazing heartily, and our group crowded round, enjoying the comradery. It was a balmy and clear summer evening in 1978. Our camp was somewhere northwest of Shirley Basin near Bolten Creek. There’s no way I could find the location today, but it was near Chalk …

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It was evening, the campfire was blazing heartily, and our group crowded round, enjoying the comradery. It was a balmy and clear summer evening in 1978. Our camp was somewhere northwest of Shirley Basin near Bolten Creek. There’s no way I could find the location today, but it was near Chalk …

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Several years back, when I was a reporter and editor with the Polk County Democrat in Bartow, Florida, I seized upon an assignment. Then Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam — who, in my opinion, should have been Florida’s current governor instead of Ron DeSantis, had it not been for “dark m…

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More swell thoughts as we limp our way through the final month of this rotten, colonoscopy of a year: