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Albany County Detention CenterMONDAYn Robert Ridinger, 33, Laramie, was arrested on a warrant.

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The University of Wyoming’s provost Kate Miller, will “step down” from her position on June 30, the university announced in a Monday press release.

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Albany County will get a complete overhaul of its election equipment this year after county commissioners signed a deal with the Wyoming Secretary of State’s office to take possession of more than $240,000 of machines.

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Under a contract extension approved by Albany County Commissioners in March, a consulting firm will soon begin work on designing 20 miles of trails for the Pilot Hill Project.

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The Wyoming Department of Health is closely monitoring the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

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Albany County Detention CenterSUNDAYn Christine Martinez, 68, Laramie, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

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The number of coronavirus cases in Wyoming reached 212 on Monday with the diagnosis of 12 new cases in eight counties.

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Today is the deadline for most University of Wyoming students to move out of the dormitories, and less than 100 students are still in the dorms, spokesman Chad Baldwin said.

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The Wyoming Department of Health is closely monitoring the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

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The University of Wyoming announced Friday that it canceled it’s traditional spring commencement ceremonies scheduled for May amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Wyoming Department of Health is closely monitoring the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

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Laramie Police DepartmentThe Laramie Police Department responded to the following calls:

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The University of Wyoming will pay its 2,200 student workers through the end of the spring 2020 semester, an amount expected to total about $1.5 million, the school announced in a press release Wednesday. The news comes as part of the university’s $2 million initiative to provide students wi…

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The Wyoming Department of Health is closely monitoring the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

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As event cancellations and shutdowns in response to the COVID-19 pandemic stretch into the spring, local non-profits are being forced to postpone or cancel major fundraising events that support annual budgets, special projects and community relationships.

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The University of Wyoming’s Engineering Education and Research Building Student Innovation Center has almost $1.4 million worth of brand new equipment, including 3D printers.

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During a special meeting Wednesday evening, Albany County School District No. 1’s school board unanimously approved the virtual learning plan that could be implemented for the rest of the school year.

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The Wyoming Department of Health is closely monitoring the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

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While the two new COVID-19 cases in Albany County were confirmed by the Wyoming Department of Health on Tuesday, both patients were actually tested last week at the Laramie branch of Stitches Acute Care Center before their tests were sent to a private lab.

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Albany County Detention CenterTUESDAYn Justin Renger, 37, Laramie, was arrested on a warrant.

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The Wyoming Department of Health is closely monitoring the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

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The 2020 census will still be taking place despite the spread of COVID-19, though the timeline has again been pushed back as states continue to announce extended periods of shutdowns. Field operations in general, including the hiring process for temporary census employees, have been suspende…

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Laramie’s grocery store shelves are slowly starting to fill this week as stores adjust to the COVID-19 pandemic and a resulting wave of shoppers stocking up on shelf-stable food and cleaning supplies.

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AA meetings continueAlcoholics Anonymous has meetings seven days a week. Call 307-399-0590 for meeting times, locations, help or more information. More is available online at www.area76aawyoming.org and www.aa.org.

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The University of Wyoming’s board of trustees voted unanimously last week to authorize its general counsel request permission from Albany County district court Judge Tori Kricken to rejoin the legal case regarding its authority to regulate gun possession on campus.

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While some businesses around Wyoming initially defied Gov. Mark Gordon’s order last week to close bars and restaurants, city of Laramie officials said there doesn’t appear to be any compliance issues in Laramie so far. His original order was followed by another order prohibiting gatherings o…

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Election season is still approaching as Wyoming’s virus-related shutdowns have been extended to April 17, and the show must go on. With county caucuses and conventions occurring in the midst of these new circumstances, local political groups have had to made some changes.

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Astute readers of the Laramie Boomerang may have first noticed a reference to it on January 28 in an article discussing the death of an American nurse from diphtheria in France. The paper related that the one other nurse in the small French town was suffering from influenza. World War I was …

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Homeland security meeting canceledThe Albany County Office of Homeland Security on behalf of Chairman Dan Johnson will be canceling the upcoming April 1 Albany County Local Emergency Planning Committee Meeting.

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On this day in 1932, a grand charity ball designed to swell the depleted budget of the unemployment relief fund, was scheduled to “blaze forth” at the university gymnasium for its annual function.

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After Gov. Mark Gordon ordered on Friday that all K-12 schools in the state will need to remain closed until at least April 20, the Albany County School District No. 1’s board is set to approve this week a “virtual learning plan” that the district will move when classes resume April 6.

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The U.S. Forest Service is closing developed recreation sites on the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland in an effort to protect public health during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a news release.

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While Ark Regional Services is one of the essential organizations that requires contact with other people, it still has made significant adjustments to do its part in preventing the spread of COVID-19.

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Social distance and self-quarantine are hopefully helping to stem the spread of COVID-19, but that isolation comes at a significant cost. Beyond the economic and psychological consequences, this isolation makes community support difficult — during a time when community support is sorely needed.

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Albany County Detention CenterTHURSDAYn Lawrence Luna, 27, Colorado, was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication.

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AA meetings continueAlcoholics Anonymous has meetings seven days a week. Call 307-399-0590 for meeting times, locations, help or more information. More is available online at www.area76aawyoming.org and www.aa.org.