The Albany County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with the Laramie Daily Boomerang, advises residents that state law requires notification if a registered sex offender is living within a minimum of 750 feet of certain areas, which includes residences, and organizations within the community …
The Albany County Commission rejected calls for a solar energy development moratorium, deciding instead to propose a set of minimum standards and voiced support for developing further standards at a later date.
Less than two weeks before classes are to resume, the University of Wyoming’s administrators have decided to pivot to a phased reopening plan for the fall semester.
Three Republicans in House District 47 looking to unseat the four-term incumbent went head-to-head during a recent candidate forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of Laramie.
CHEYENNE – Despite Wyoming’s unemployment rate ticking down slightly in recent months, ongoing steep demand for assistance has kept the phone lines busy – and sometimes unreachable – at the state’s Department of Workforce Services.
Laramie’s police chief this week pitched adding a new facet to the department’s welfare checks that would seek to connect those suffering from mental health crises with community-based help.
Albany County School District No. 1 will reopen for the fall Aug. 26, after much discussion among Superintendent Jubal Yennie, the school board and other community members.
It was a historic end to an extraordinary year at the 2020 Albany County Fair with a record-breaking junior livestock sale.
Black bear activity has increased this summer at Curt Gowdy State Park, located about 30 miles east of Laramie, and park visitors are urged to practice bear-safe habits while camping, hiking and biking.
A solar power facility with potential to bring renewable energy for use in Laramie could be coming to a city-owned ranch after an early stage of the project was approved at a City Council meeting Tuesday.
Brown trout enjoy clear, cold water. To make it even better, add in overhanging trees and shrubs, deep pools, and submerged woody vegetation. If the trout can easily move from spawning grounds to areas of refuge during periods of harsh conditions such as flooding or draught, the section of r…
Gov. Mark Gordon announced Friday that he will provide $20 million in CARES Act funding to pay for living expenses of University of Wyoming students.
University of Wyoming officials have established a list of COVID-19 metrics that would automatically trigger a stoppage of in-person classes. The plan, which the board of trustees will be asked to approve at its meeting Wednesday, also outlines the university’s procedures for reopening in th…
The Laramie City Council on Tuesday divided a proposed ordinance that would amend municipal code regarding downtown commercial zoning district regulations into two sections, delaying aspects perceived as more contentious among business owners.
Despite the urgings of the University of Wyoming, the Laramie City Council on Wednesday passed an ordinance on its third and final reading in an attempt to regulate the use of non-municipal water within city limits .
Proposed changes to snow removal and associated abatement fees moved forward during a Laramie City Council meeting Tuesday, but not before council members added several hours to the time before walkways in the city must be cleared.
The Wyoming Supreme Court denied a writ of review on behalf of Uinta County resident Lyle Williams, who challenged the University of Wyoming’s ability to regulate firearms on its campus.
An adolescent black bear spent several hours wandering in Laramie on Saturday before being detained and released into the wild.
The University of Wyoming plans to lease its portion of Pilot Hill land to the project’s nonprofit group, Pilot Hill Inc., which will govern the 5,500-acre section of land east of Laramie that’s now becoming publicly-owned.
An Albany County man shot a stranger late last month at the Willow Campground west of Centennial, according to charging documents filed by Albany County prosecutors.
EVANSTON — Last week was a busy one at the watercraft inspection station at the Evanston Port of Entry, as more than 2,000 boats, kayaks, canoes and assorted watercraft were inspected by technicians with the Wyoming Game and Fish Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) prevention team. For the first …
CHEYENNE – After the Wyoming Legislature’s special session wrapped up in mid-May, lawmakers and Gov. Mark Gordon praised legislation creating a program to help residents avoid eviction amid the economic turmoil of COVID-19.
Albany County Attorney Peggy Trent is aiming to add three part-time positions to her office — public health advocates that would aid in communicating and enforcing statewide or local health orders.
CHEYENNE — After President Donald Trump tweeted the idea of delaying the November election, several Republicans in Congress quickly rejected the idea Thursday, and two of Wyoming’s federal delegates were among them.
The three candidates running for Senate District 10 had a plethora of topics to discuss last week during an online candidate forum.
A Wyoming Legislature task force recommended legislation on Friday which would provide grants of up to $6,500 to most students at the University of Wyoming and other post-secondary institutions in the state.
The Albany County School District No.1 school board unanimously approved an updated reopening plan at a meeting Thursday afternoon, under which all students will likely be allowed to return to in-person education next month.
JACKSON — First responders have been running up the Snow King boot pack as their first round of qualifications to be part of a new animal attack response team.
The giant Boise-based agribusiness J.R. Simplot Company has agreed to pay $775,000 to resolve allegations it violated federal waste and community-protection laws at its phosphoric acid and fertilizer plant outside Rock Springs.