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During a special meeting held Friday, Albany County School District No. 1’s school board approved expending $694,884 on maintenance projects this summer.

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Tables laden with bowls and cups of all shapes and sizes filled the University of Wyoming Visual Arts Building lobby Tuesday morning in preparation for the UW Ceramic Art Guild 30th Annual Cup and Bowl Sale.

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Gov. Mark Gordon made several line-item vetoes in House Bill 293, which promises to spur more than $300 million of new dormitories on the University of Wyoming campus.

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Albany County received 5-10 inches of snow in Wednesday’s blizzard that’s been described as “historic” by the National Weather Service.

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Laramie resident Michael Armstrong said he wasn’t expecting so many replies to his post on a Laramie community Facebook page offering free assistance to stuck vehicles, but he and a friend ended up helping over 18 people get vehicles out of the snow Wednesday and Thursday.

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An 18-year-old Laramie man faces four felonies and two misdemeanors for causing a wreck while intoxicated at the intersection of Third Street and Snowy Range Road Bridge.

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There’s still a possibility Gov. Mark Gordon could veto some or all of House Bill 293, which paves the way for the University of Wyoming to construct more than $300 million of new dorms.

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By DANIEL BENDTSEN In the fall, Albany County School District No. 1 superintendent Jubal Yennie was hoping to establish a long-term plan by March on how to expand the district’s dual-language immersion program through 5th grade. However, the school board is expected to delay a decision that …

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Brothers Joe and Jared Killpack started their journey into the business world at the University of Wyoming, and now, years later, are reinvesting in the community that first invested in them. With New Peak Homes, the brothers are looking to create a one-of-a-kind home buying experience in La…

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Registered sex offendersThe 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 organizatio…

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Each new session of the Wyoming Legislature brings a handful of bills that aim to revised access to Hathaway scholarships and, in turn, affect the student body at the University of Wyoming.

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When National Weather Service hydrologist Jim Fahey made his first “flood outlook” graphic of 2019 last month, the watersheds near Laramie and Saratoga were the only ones in Wyoming identified as having “moderate” flood potential this year.

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The new Snowy Range Road bridge is now an award-winning project for the Wyoming Department of Transportation, the city of Laramie and Trihydro Corp. after it won the Wyoming Engineering Society’s Project of the Year award in February.

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A University of Wyoming committee is looking to up the state’s cultural offerings with a new annual event that kicked off last weekend in Laramie.

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The University of Wyoming’s “The World Needs More Cowboys” marketing campaign has been winning high praise in different advertisement award circles recently, including the Higher Education Marketing Report and the American Advertising Federation.

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Hope Quade, who oversees IT in the Albany County Courthouse, suggested to commissioners on Tuesday there needs to be mandatory training on internet safety for some county employees.

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The University of Wyoming’s Board of Trustees is now considering purchasing some of the Pilot Hill property, which Albany County has been looking to acquire for the past few years for a price of $10.5 million.

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The school board of Albany County School District No.1 voted Wednesday night to appoint Laramie resident Jamin Johnson to fill the board’s vacant spot.

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A $2.77 million appropriation for the University of Wyoming in the Legislature’s supplemental budget will be used to give an across-the-board raise to all general-funded employees at the university.

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A local advocacy group has released the autopsy report for Robbie Ramirez, who was fatally shot by Albany County Sheriff’s Office deputy Derek Colling in November. The report shows Ramirez was shot three times, including twice in the back.

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University of Wyoming leaders will make a final decision on where to place more than $300 million worth of new dormitories “hopefully by January 2020,” Vice President for Student Affairs Sean Blackburn said Thursday.

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Albany County officials will begin initial work in the coming weeks to develop their budgets for the 2021 fiscal year. On Tuesday, County Commissioners directed Clerk Jackie Gonzales, the county’s chief budget officer, to put together a fiscal plan that would implement the second phase of 20…

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Albany County Commissioners agreed Tuesday to pay the $46,383 that the county’s fair board owes to the Wyoming Retirement System.

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Albany County Clerk Jackie Gonzales is pushing county commissioners to create a financial plan to digitize the roughly 950,000 pages of records dating back to 1865 that she said are “basically the history of Albany County.”

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Laramie City Councilman Charles McKinney expressed concerns during the Laramie City Council’s Tuesday meeting with a change to city park rules that would make all parks closed from midnight-5 a.m. each night, saying it wouldn’t make a difference.

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It was, perhaps, one of the Legislature’s least consequential laws passed this session, which gave House Bill 91 an opportunity for some alliterative fun among legislators aiming to fix an error in Wyoming’s statutes regarding Prexy’s Pasture.

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The chefs were moving around the kitchen like busy bees in their hive, dicing, chopping, frying and mixing their recipes together. Elementary school students from around Albany County School District No. 1 got to be chefs Wednesday night as they competed in the Sodexo Future Chefs Cooking Co…

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Work on the University of Wyoming’s Engineering Education and Research Building should be completed this month, with almost all equipment expected to be moved in by the start of summer session.