For the first time in the school’s history, Whiting High School will be implementing a music program in the fall. The vision for the program, shared between music teacher Meghan Goodner and Principal Scott Shoop, is to meet kids where they are and watch them transform.
As the University of Wyoming’s commencement ceremonies wrap up and many of the students leave for the summer, there are always a few items that end up unable to fit in the truck or U-Haul. Many students end up leaving unwanted furniture by the curb for the city to pick up, a real issue for c…
During a discussion with the University of Wyoming’s Board of Trustees on Thursday, Gov. Mark Gordon said the university should tap its research capabilities, especially those at the School of Energy Resources, for carbon sequestration and become a leader in combating climate change.
For the second time in two weeks, locals and visitors came to downtown Laramie to greet historical steam engines Big Boy No. 4014 and Living Legend No. 844 as they rolled into the city just after 2:52 p.m. Friday.
Laramie residents will not see an increase in water usage rates this year, according to the proposed city budget for fiscal year 2020.
After delaying its decision by a week, Albany County School District No. 1’s school board opted at a special meeting Wednesday to pass on 12 percent of health insurance increases to employees.
One of the most significant policy changes the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees was scheduled to make this week was a major change in the university’s tuition policy and financial aid.
Historical steam engines Big Boy No. 4014 and Living Legend No. 844 are returning to Laramie this weekend, this time staying for two nights in downtown.
Albany County School District No. 1’s school board has agreed to lease out the old Staples building on the east side of Laramie to a company looking to open a new fitness facility.
Snowbanks more than 6 feet tall in some areas towered on either side of the Snowy Range Scenic Byway as rotary snowplows slowly pushed through the white wall.
The University of Wyoming is planning to create four new jobs as part of its No More Campaign, which aims to provide more resources to prevent and respond to sexual assault on campaign.
The Laramie Police Department has volunteered to hear feedback and possible areas for improvement on its response and investigations into domestic, dating and sexual violence.
The University of Wyoming’s initial plan for the location of new dormitories calls for a green space to replace the parking lot east of the Wyoming Union.
Laramie Traffic Commission Chair Nancy Sindelar said she wants to see the board advocate more for safety concerns, not only for cars and traffic around the city, but for pedestrians and bicyclists as well.
A desire to increase accessibility in a Laramie park is motivating Boy Scout Tanner Hyde as he completes his Eagle Scout project this week.
It can be a challenge for men to talk about delicate topics, especially those concerning a majority of women. At Laramie’s own SAFE Project, a program called SAFE Men has been introduced to teach men about how to treat issues such as sexual and domestic violence.
Albany County School District No. 1’s school board has declined, at least for now, to approve a $104,000 grant to Snowy Range Academy. The board, which wants a better justification from the charter school, also denied an interest-free loan of $160,000 — to be repaid over seven years — to Sno…
Albany County commissioners approved a deal with Arcon Inc that sets the maximum guaranteed price at $1.64 million for a planned rebuild of the courthouse’s north entry.
Within an hour of receiving his donation bag, one Laramie resident brought it brimming with food to the local post office to be donated to those in need.
Grand Avenue was briefly blocked Thursday evening as law enforcement officers brought the Flame of Hope to the Opening Ceremonies of the Special Olympics of Wyoming's Summer Games in Laramie. The last leg of a 16-leg journey, the torch was carried by various city, county and regional law enf…
The Laramie City Council approved three agreements during its meeting Tuesday for infrastructure projects looking to accommodate future city growth. Much of the underground work being done will ensure the city won’t need to tear up the newly surfaced road to fix utilities underneath.
The University of Montana announced Wednesday afternoon Tim Nichols, husband of outgoing University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols, will become the dean of the University of Montana’s honors college in July.
When actor John Wayne stepped off a Union Pacific train onto a platform in Laramie 50 years ago, longtime Laramie resident Dan Nelson said the energy in the air was contagious.
Interfaith-Good Samaritan Executive Director Mike Vercauteren explained to the Laramie City Council during its meeting Tuesday that while the nonprofit’s new building on Canby Street provides 50 percent more square footage than its current location in the Laramie Plains Civic Center, the spa…
For the first time in five years, the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees could divert from its standard policy of 4 percent tuition increases for both in-state and out-of-state students.
All three Albany County commissioners expressed an interest in convening an ad hoc committee to study policing reforms for Wyoming, but how to form that group became a source of contention during Tuesday’s commission meeting.
Visitors to Albany County are spending more and staying longer, according to a report issued by the Wyoming Tourism Office.
Cloaked in a veil of secrecy that the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees shows no signs of lifting, the decision to demote President Laurie Nichols has driven frustration and rumors on campus and around the state.
Despite expecting a $952,000 increase in general fund revenue for the 2019-2020 school year, Albany County School District No. 1 administrators aren’t hopeful they’ll be able to afford all the budget priorities identified by the district’s committees without running a deficit
If Thomas Foulke has his way, some of the oldest domesticated crops in the world will help grow a new industry in Wyoming.
A hydrologic outlook issued by the National Weather Service on Friday indicates that streamflows in Albany County could face “significant rises” next week if the Laramie region gets the rain showers that are forecasted.
Union Pacific’s historic steam locomotives -- Big Boy No. 4014 and the Living Legend No. 844 -- arrived in Laramie just after 1 p.m. on Saturday.
Laramie residents and visitors will have the chance to see a live reading of a play and mural painting in a unique place this summer: the Laramie Skatepark.