Brad Beck lived in Laramie for just three months. He would leave Wyoming’s sole university town with a bad taste in his mouth, feeling abused, threatened and mistreated by a prominent Laramie landlord.
Albany County Public Health, Ivinson Memorial Hospital and the University of Wyoming will hit the ground running, starting Monday, Jan. 25, as they begin offering vaccines to Phase 1b priority groups.
Family Promise of Albany County (FPAC) will be holding its biggest fundraiser of the year, Taverna Promessa, virtually in order to minimize in-person gatherings. The event will be held on Saturday, Feb. 20.
Laramie Christian Academy, a new private school that opened this year, is in the midst of a fundraising campaign aimed at reducing tuition costs for families.
The U.S. Forest Service is set to continue the Pole Mountain Gateways project with an informational webinar next week that is slated to be the first of several public meetings.
As vaccination efforts get underway across the nation and state, Governor Gordon announced that he would be easing health orders across the state. These health orders have been in place since the beginning of December 2020.
An inmate at the Albany County Detention Center predicted the incredible events that occurred on Capitol Hill two weeks before and has predicted a day of awakening on May 26.
On Jan. 19, the Laramie City Council regular session kicked off with a celebratory tone. City manager, Janine Jordan, announced that Cynthia Dywan was named the City of Laramie employee of the month for December 2020.
This year, many of us have been forced to get creative with how we connect with others. Across the world, artists and musicians have found unique ways to continue performing, from playing instruments on apartment balconies to livestreaming solo concerts from living rooms. The University of W…
What better way is there to start the year off than with public recognition from a respected pharmaceutical journal? PM360, a pharmaceutical and biotech journal, named Laramie-based biomedical startup, Theraneutrics “a 2020 Innovative startup.”
The Albany County Board of Commissioners approved applications from 11 local non-profit organizations requesting funds through the state’s Community Charitable Relief Program during a meeting Tuesday morning.
Money: Nobody likes talking about it. Discussing one’s finances can be an extremely vulnerable and uncomfortable experience, and it’s not necessarily polite to talk about in our culture. Yet, money matters to everyone and financial literacy can have major impacts on a person’s quality of life.
In March 2020, few could have imagined how destructive the COVID-19 pandemic would be for Laramie businesses. With reduced University of Wyoming football and basketball tourism, as well as the reality that gathering indoors posed a very real danger to the community’s health, businesses were …
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.).
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…
The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission is planning some changes to trapping rules in the state, which has reform advocates feeling encouraged while also hoping for more change.
The City of Laramie and Albany County provides funding opportunities to local nonprofit organizations through their annual budget-making processes.
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.
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.
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…
A month into his tenure as sheriff of Albany County, Aaron Appelhans has plenty of small goals that he hopes will set the stage for achieving bigger goals during the next two years.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 …
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: email@example.com.
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?
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.
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.
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.