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Q: I’ve struggled with arthritis pain in my knees for the last five years and have been supplementing with glucosamine, chondroitin, MSM, and hyaluronic acid for the last three years. It seems like these supplements are not helping. Do you have any other ideas?

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Members of Cheyenne’s Central High Gay-Straight Alliance recently met with state Sen. Lynn Hutchings, R-Cheyenne, to advocate for an anti-discrimination proposal. Instead of the respect constituents deserve from elected officials, these young people were greeted with a foul expression of hatred.

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David Lawrence Dotson, of Arvada, Colorado, passed away peacefully on February 13 after a six-month battle with cancer.

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As a school board member I was privileged to hear the impassioned words of several young girls at our meeting this week. It was inspiring to hear these girls speak of their love for the game of softball and to see that this is something they have become passionate about. It was also poignant…

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This week saw the initial roll-out of recommendations addressing the problem of underage drinking from the city’s ad hoc alcohol committee. The real value of having committees or task forces like these to support policy makers is that they do a lot of the trench work in developing recommenda…

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I write this letter as a proud supporter of my student athletes, as an advocate for youth, and as a member of the Laramie community. I would like to add my thoughts to the ACSD School Board’s decision to not support a large amount of their students - 144 Laramie girl softball athletes.

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The current legislative initiatives advocated by Foster Friess and the Wyoming GOP to limit voter’s ability to switch party affiliation is understandable but misguided. The proposed bill in the state legislature will disenfranchise one-third of Wyoming voters, and does not solve Foster’s act…

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For 42 years in the middle of my life, I spent Januarys and Februarys hanging around the halls of the Wyoming State Legislature. The first of those years were spent as a young radio newsman reporting live from the Capitol.

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Legislation that will begin the building of new residence halls at the University of Wyoming cleared the state House of Representatives this week. Despite the concerns of certain lawmakers, House Bill 293’s supporters — including House Speaker Steve Harshman, R-Casper, and Senate President D…

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Governor of Virginia Ralph Northam, a Democrat, confessed to being “deeply sorry” for the photo depicting someone in blackface standing beside someone dressed in a Klan outfit with pointed hood (neither identified) on his page of the yearbook when he was a medical student but resisted bipart…

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So there was the new governor – standing by the copier patiently waiting for some copies to print. He was making a little banter with Alfrieda Gonzales who keeps things humming in his front office while chatting with the plain-clothed highway patrolman, who serves as security man and all-aro…

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Many of us stayed up late on a Sunday recently, taking to the cold to gaze up at the heavens Jan. 20 to see a stunning lunar event. A Super Blood Wolf Moon appeared that night as the moon entered total lunar eclipse. The Earth’s atmosphere filtered out blue light waves, granting the moon a r…

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Public safety — especially when it comes to firearms — is one of the most divisive issues in the nation. Mass shootings in schools and other public arenas have gripped people and left us all feeling, no matter how insulated our community may seem, that some of these instances are too close to home.

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Last year we witnessed one of the strangest legislative battles Wyoming has ever seen, the fight over Senate File 74, “crimes against critical infrastructure.” Last year’s bill not only sparked the ire of Native Americans and nonprofit groups around Wyoming who believed it would chill free s…

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The crisis is not at our southern border, it is in our nation’s capital. In their desire to separate us for political purposes, our government has lost its capacity to function. And if they cannot sort out 215 miles of border fence, how can we trust them to address even bigger and more compl…

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Imagine you’re stuck in this horrible situation: while driving on the job you are seriously injured many miles from a hospital. When an ambulance finally arrives, EMTs decide you need to be transported to the nearest medical facility by helicopter.

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FORT COLLINS, Colo. – University of Wyoming junior defensive tackle Youhanna Ghaifan pleaded “no contest” Wednesday to charges related to an incident that occurred the morning of the Cowboys’ football game at Colorado State in late October.

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On the last Sunday of each month, this board generally dedicates the community editorial to reflecting on things we’re thankful for in Laramie and Albany County. With the holiday season wrapping up, there’s plenty that comes to mind.

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I got to my drug dealer early on Christmas Eve, lined up behind others wanting their fix. She moved with manic energy, hopped up on her own product. Profits are good, with prices fifty times what the growers in Columbia receive. The organization that employs her took in 25 billion dollars la…

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With 2020 approaching, potential presidential candidates are waiting until after New Year’s Day to announce. One chose the day the whole world was celebrating his birthday to throw his hat, or rather his kippah, into the ring.

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The League of Women Voters of Laramie would like to thank the Boomerang for their partnership in publishing the General Election and Primary Election Voter Guides. In addition to publishing the Voter Guides, the Boomerang also covered the League’s primary and general election candidate forum…