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Albany County Detention CenterWEDNESDAYn Jeffrey Carlton, 37, Laramie, was serving a sentence.

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Daily ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS has meetings seven days a week. Call 399-0590 for meeting times, locations, help or more information. FRIDAY WW (FORMERLY WEIGHT WATCHERS) meets at 9 a.m., with weigh-in 30 minutes before the workshop time, at the Laramie Community Recreation Center, 920 Boulder Dr…

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With the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees’s first meeting of 2020 beginning today, filling the university with the right personnel is the school’s main task for the year ahead, according to Acting President Neil Theobald and Dave True, who chairs the board.

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The Wyoming Highway Patrol reported Wednesday a fatal crash occurred Monday morning on U.S. Highway 287 just south of Laramie, close to Calvary Ranch Road.

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The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees begin their first meeting of the year this week, starting with committee work today, with plans to make one tweak to the new financial aid strategy that was rolled out in 2019.

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After spending a week marking-up the state’s budget last week, the Joint Appropriations Committee’s budget for the University of Wyoming looks pretty similar to the one Gov. Mark Gordon recommended in December.

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The Laramie City Council will be hosting a public hearing and second reading tonight for an ordinance authorizing the vacation of an alleyway located in the area where the University of Wyoming plans to build its new parking garage.

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CHEYENNE – Merav Ben-David, a University of Wyoming ecology professor for the past 20 years, announced her candidacy Saturday for the U.S. Senate seat that will be up for grabs in the 2020 election.

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Key legislators from the Wyoming House and Senate were divided this week on whether to fund a set of proposed construction projects in Laramie.

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

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A regulation banning firearms on the University of Wyoming’s campus, which has become the subject of a high-profile lawsuit, isn’t as restrictive as it might appear at first blush, UW Chief of Police Mike Samp said in court this week.

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Albany County circuit court Judge Robert Castor sent the legal case regarding the legality of the University of Wyoming’s gun ban back to his downstairs neighbor in the courthouse, district court Judge Tori Kricken, after a Wednesday hearing.

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Roughly two months after Laramie’s nonprofit animal sanctuary, Home On the Range, moved to its location near Cavalryman Steakhouse, the on-site trailer home of the nonprofit’s director burned down Tuesday afternoon.

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City of Laramie Attorney Bob Southard joined Albany County Attorney Peggy Trent in filing an amicus curiae brief that asks for the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider a December decision that jeopardizes the authority of the Pioneer Canal-Lake Hattie Irrigation District, which has 47…

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Laramie manufacturer Tungsten Parts Wyoming plans to file a lawsuit this week against seven former employees who, in December, filed a lawsuit of their own against the company, accusing TPW chairman Joseph Sery of defamation and wrongful termination.

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On Sept. 15, 1870, a seemingly improbable announcement appeared on page 3 of the Laramie Daily Sentinel: “TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN—All those who are interested in the formation of a Literary Society are invited to be present at the Schoolhouse on Tuesday evening, Sept. 19th, 1870, at 7½ o’clock.”

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Last weekend, the Laramie City Council held its annual retreat to set its goals for 2020 and discussed protection of the Casper Aquifer, completing the census and maintaining city services amid a difficult financial outlook.

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The city of Laramie’s Parks, Trees and Recreation Advisory Board held meetings Wednesday and Thursday evening to create a prioritized list of groups in the community to receive funding from an annual Albany County Recreation Board grant.

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A Danish woman, Hanne Stigaard, has filed a lawsuit in federal court against a former Laramie business, Napoli’s Restaurant, after she was injured in a car wreck involving a Napoli’s delivery driver on Third Street.

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University of Wyoming officials visited the Legislature’s Joint Appropriations Committee to make a last-minute request for $12 million to fund a $22 million renovation and expansion of the university’s College of Law on the eve of college’s 100th anniversary.

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Laramie man Steven Oliver Nelder was convicted this week of four counts of sexual abuse of a minor after a two day bench trial before Albany County District Court Judge Tori Kricken.

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After recent meetings between city of Laramie and Albany County officials, Sheriff David O’Malley said Tuesday it’s possible both parties will agree to have the city pay the county $75 per day for prisoners arrested on municipal violations that are housed in the Albany County Detention Center.

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A new day, a new year and a new decade have all just dawned. From my place, I see very little of this new world around me due to the low clouds and blowing snow. My view out the window is made small by the weather, hardly the glorious awakening of intentions set in honor of all the potential…