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Leaders at the University of Wyoming will be watching closely a bill that would eliminate the university’s status as a “gun-free zone.”

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The Laramie Boomerang took home nine awards, including four first-place honors, for photography and news reporting during the Wyoming Press Association Annual Winter Convention Saturday in Cheyenne.

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Kara Guenther, an employee with Sodexo, serves Yaseena Khasilova one of a variety of sauces to go with her free vegetables at the Albany County School District’s Wellness Fair on Wednesday at the Laramie High School commons. The fair featured eight vendors, including Acre, a University of Wy…

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The Albany County Public Library is set to have two security cameras and motion detectors installed in April after a strings of vandalism incidents in recent years. The worst came in early November, when two glass entry doors were damaged and three windows were destroyed, and a few shelves a…

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A 25-year-old Laramie man pleaded guilty to kidnapping, strangulation of a household member, and child endangerment this week.

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After an extensive Laramie Police Department investigation, Laramie resident Samuel Pennington was arrested Thursday for seven counts of third-degree arson and three counts of burglary.

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For 85 years, the Laramie Regional Airport has been one of Albany County’s foremost aviation hubs, and with a $14.8 million expansion planned to start soon, it shows no signs of becoming anything less.

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A bill to legalize products containing cannabidiol, a non-psychoactive cannabis compound also known as CBD, was defeated by the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. While the Laramie Police Department tries to work with local businesses to allow them to sell CBD products proven to contain 0…

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Albany County Commissioners expressed support this month for work being done to explore a statewide consolidation of the 23 counties’ workers’ compensation plans. The commissioners are also skeptical about whether they should join the eventual statewide plan.

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The University of Wyoming doesn’t expect its new Science Initiative Building to be completed until 2021, but the Wyoming Arts Council has already issued a call for public art for the building, with request for qualifications due Feb. 25. The timing means artists have free reign to consider w…

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The third annual Women’s March will take place on Saturday, with marches organized all over the nation. The Wyoming Art Party, based in Laramie, decided to “uplift the efforts” of the Cheyenne Women’s March by organizing an informal caravan to Cheyenne Saturday morning and encouraging more c…

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University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols has pushed back on a bill that would authorize community colleges to offer bachelor’s degrees. Individual programs would need to be approved by the Wyoming Community College Commission.

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The cats, dogs, rabbits and other animals at the Laramie Animal Shelter will be warm and cozy this winter now that the city’s Animal Control Furnace Project is nearly complete. The project revamped the building’s ductwork and heating unit for maximum energy efficiency, helping keep the anima…

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The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees are likely to tap their construction reserve account for $1.2 million to help replace a $2 million donation pledged by Tony Cercy, a Casper businessman convicted of third-degree sexual assault in November.

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LARAMIE — University of Wyoming men’s basketball player Nyaires Redding has been charged with one count of simple battery and one count of simple assault for his alleged involvement in an altercation Dec. 9 in downtown Laramie.

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ELK MOUNTAIN – Interstate 80 westbound between Laramie and Walcott Junction in Carbon County was closed for hours Wednesday after a semi-trailer truck hauling hazardous materials overturned.

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CHEYENNE – Gov. Mark Gordon used his first supplemental budget request to lobby for more money for the state’s wildlife trust fund, a new position to support local governments and energy research.

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Albany County Commissioner Pete Gosar renewed a call at his first meeting on the county board to have at least some commission meetings moved to the evening.

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The Biodiversity Institute is expected to remain “intact in its outreach, administration of the Program in Ecology, and convening of activities” through at least the 2020 fiscal year under a plan Ed Synakowski, Vice President for Research and Economic Development, will present to the Board o…

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The Joint Appropriations Committee passed out of committee this week a bill that would partially privatize the residency clinics that the University of Wyoming runs in Casper and Cheyenne.

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While Albany County sheriff’s deputy Derek Colling was cleared by a grand jury last week of involuntary manslaughter, the corporal remains on administrative leave after fatally shooting Laramie man Robbie Ramirez in November.

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The Monolith Ranch Advisory Committee has been working on a series of projects to use all its water effectively in order to keep the agricultural operation on the ranch running smoothly and, more importantly, to ensure the ranch is using and maintaining the city’s water rights in the area. O…

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Laramie High School presented its proposed 2019-2020 curriculum guide to the Albany County School District No. 1 school board this week. Rather than approve the guide, which would make it board policy, the board unanimously voted to send the 58-page document page to back to committee for fur…

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In a Friday statement release through Laramie law firm Jacobs Polidora LLC, the family of Robbie Ramirez said they are “devastated and angry beyond words” in the wake of a grand jury’s decision not to indict Albany County sheriff’s deputy Derek Colling for the Nov. 4 killing of 39-year-old Ramirez.

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A Laramie man who was sentenced last week to 13-15 years imprisonment is now challenging that sentence.

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A 50-year-old Laramie man skipped his felony arraignment last week, leading judge Tori Kricken to issue a warrant for his arrest. If he’s arrested, he will be held on a $50,000 cash bond.

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Derek Colling, a deputy in the Albany County Sheriff’s Office, will not be indicted for the November fatal shooting of Laramie man Robbie Ramirez.

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Renovations to the Albany County Courthouse’s north entrance will begin this spring and are expected to be completed by the end of 2019.