In early November, an unarmed Laramie man with a history of mental illness was shot and killed by an Albany County sheriff’s deputy — a deputy who’d fatally shot someone twice before and was fired from his previous job after being accused of beating a man.
With the holiday season upon us, many Laramie and Albany County residents are spending some of their hard-earned money on gifts for loved ones, friends and colleagues. And many folks get themselves into the holiday spirit by buying gifts for children and families who are in need.
For many, it’s been an emotional and disturbing time since the fatal shooting of Laramie resident Robbie Ramirez by an Albany County Sheriff’s deputy in the heart of our city and campus community.
Running for political office asks a lot of people. A successful campaign usually entails spending hours meeting with potential voters, devouring as much information as possible on the issues and engaging in — we hope — spirited yet civil debate with one’s opponents. Not to mention the increa…
Laramie residents — and anyone else, for that matter — had the opportunity Wednesday to watch the Laramie City Council interview five applicants for the open council seat in Ward 1.