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George Floyd was one of us. The 46-year old security guard and father of two was murdered by Derek Chauvin, a Minneapolis police officer who crushed George’s neck continuously for more than eight minutes with three other officers present. George was handcuffed, face down, and not resisting w…

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Trump’s response to the pandemic is perfectMany in the media attribute Trump’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic as due to ignorance, disregard for science, stupidity, lack of empathy, apathy, inability to see the big picture, politicking, self-promotion and/or refusal to listen to experts.

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Earlier this month, University of Wyoming General Counsel Tara Evans urged the Legislature’s Joint Judiciary Committee to make revisions to Wyoming’s public records law.

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A new initiative as part of Wyoming First Lady Jennie Gordon’s Wyoming Hunger Initiative aims to allow hunters to donate game meat directly to Wyoming food banks.

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Tungsten Parts Wyoming, a manufacturer in West Laramie, will begin mediation June 11 with former employees who sued the company in December.

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Laramie’s seniors have wrapped up school year and are set to move on the next chapter of their lives. None of them expected their high school careers to end on such a note — without the tradition they were expecting, but memorable nonetheless.

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Four Laramie women face criminal prosecution after they allegedly ignored orders to quarantine after being suspected of having COVID-19.

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CHEYENNE – Starting Monday, people may gather outdoors in groups up to 250 people, Gov. Mark Gordon announced at his Wednesday afternoon press conference.

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Repairs and upgrades are planned for 4th Street, between Harney and Flint streets, and Grafton Street following the Laramie City Council’s approval at its May 19 regular meeting.

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The 80th edition of Laramie Jubilee Days has been canceled.

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The Albany County Planning and Zoning Commission plans to review the county’s wind energy regulations in its upcoming June 10 meeting. The decision came amid the outpouring of opposition from numerous county residents who oppose the Rail Tie Wind Project, a wind energy facility south of Laramie.

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The sudden increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases in Albany County appears to have resulted from reduced social distancing, not increased testing, Albany County Public Health Officer Jean Allais said in a press release.

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United Way’s COVID-19 Relief Fund got a boost from an anonymous donor, who is matching up to $10,000 in new donations through the end of the month.

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The annexation of 24.3 acres of empty land into West Laramie and its development into homes and apartments has been approved by the Laramie City Council, with its third and final reading passing at its regular meeting last week.

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Television and Armory Streets won’t be repaired this year afterall. Laramie City engineers discovered old documents indicating the city had handed over the deeds to those streets several years ago.

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It probably comes as no surprise that as more Albany County residents lose their jobs because of closure orders put in place to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, more residents are also struggling to pay their bills and put food on the table.

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The Laramie Skatepark has re-opened after a few weeks of closure, and local skaters are looking forward to resuming a pastime with natural social distancing enforcement now that summer has arrived.

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More than three weeks after the city planning commission recommended that the Laramie City Council approve more land for the Grand View Heights project, the city council was ready to talk dirt (and roads) this week.

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The Albany County Planning and Zoning Commission made more proposed changes to the Aquifer Protection Overlay Zone development regulations in a meeting last week. The most recent proposals would be less stringent than the previously drafted changes that had been considered a few months ago.

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At least a fourth of Laramie’s 100+ restaurants and bars have opened their doors again in recent weeks, following Gov. Mark Gordon’s easing of shutdowns on May 15 and an early exception for Albany County on May 8.

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Laramie City Council voted Tuesday to apply for a state grant that would allow the city to reconstruct 15th Street between Grand Avenue and Sheridan Street.

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RENO, Nev. — Federal land managers say it will take two decades and cost more than $1 billion over the first six years alone to slash wild horse populations to sustainable levels necessary to protect U.S. rangeland.

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Laramie City Council was given an overview of their workforce for fiscal year 2019 last week as part of several informational work sessions intended to prepare them for the approval of their upcoming budget.

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Albany County School District No. 1’s board voted last week to approve a new position, a mental health coordinator, which will “be responsible for developing and coordinating all student mental health programs.”

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On a chilly February evening in 1874, Laramie grocer A.G. Swain stepped before a large crowd and declared: “There is no public virtue left!” He was forced to shout over the ensuing uproar. “Silence! Your throats offend the quiet of the city!” This so angered Geo. Little, his business partner…

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Incoming University of Wyoming President Ed Seidel has selected longtime  faculty member Anne Alexander as interim provost and vice president for academic affairs.

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Cedar Street in northwest Laramie was close to moving up the city’s street improvement list after the idea was proposed at Tuesday’s work session. Council-member Jessica Stalder suggested that instead of repairing Television and Armory Roads this year as scheduled, funding from those project…

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Tammy Johnson is resigning, effective June 1, from the school board of Albany County School District No. 1, as she plans a move to Cheyenne.

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Albany County Detention CenterWEDNESDAY• William Knowlton, 37, Laramie, was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault.

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Albany County Public Library reopens Saturday with a “Grab & Go” service that accords with social distancing standards. The new service will allow patrons to place holds on books online or over the phone, then pick them up at the library. Pick up hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays, …