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UW, Community College Commission discuss WyoTech's fate

With WyoTech preparing to shut its doors - possibly for good - in 2018, others in the state are talking about purchasing and managing the school's Laramie campus. The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees discussed the fate of technical education in Albany County during its meeting Nov. 16, sugges

LARAMIE NEWS - 2017-11-23 12:00:00

Commission covers wide array of topics at Tuesday meeting

During the Albany County Commission meeting Tuesday, the commissioners looked at possibilities for the renovation of the courthouse's north entrance and an update to the county vehicle use policy along with approving a catering license, accepting a letter of resignation and approving a conditional l

LARAMIE NEWS - 2017-11-23 12:00:00

Health Column: Senior center offers Rock Steady Boxing

Jesse Jackson is one. Michael J Fox is another. So is Linda Ronstadt. They're included in the one million Americans with Parkinson's disease. The diagnosis can be life-changing for individuals and families as the disease is both chronic and progressive. Parkinson's is difficult to diagnose. Doctors

LARAMIE NEWS - 2017-11-23 12:00:00

The path to success: ACSD No. 1 schools plan how to help students better learn

Albany County School District No. 1 is requiring all of its schools to complete a school-improvement plan, regardless of whether they are meeting state education requirements to better teach students, ACSD No. 1 assistant superintendent John Weigel said. "The schools who are not meeting or partially

LARAMIE NEWS - 2017-11-22 12:00:00

City Council reviews landfill voucher program, land donation

Using Laramie's free landfill day could soon be more accessible for Albany County residents after the Laramie City Council approved the first reading of a proposed voucher program ordinance Tuesday. During the council's regular session, councilors reviewed a proposed ordinance that could allow Alban

LARAMIE NEWS - 2017-11-22 12:00:00

Shopping event helps local entrepreneurs get foot in door on holiday sales

In its fourth year, Laramie's Small Business Saturday is growing larger by attracting smaller businesses, Laramie Main Street Alliance Communications Director Jessica Brauer said. While more than 60 established businesses are slated to participate in the event Saturday, Brauer said about 20 pop-up b

LARAMIE NEWS - 2017-11-22 12:00:00

Laramie City Council to Consider Land Donation for Parks,Trails and Habitat

Tracie Perkins/Townsquare Media The Laramie City Council will consider a resolution to accept a land donation during their meeting tomorrow night. Todd Feezer, Parks and Recreation Department director, said the parcel of land is about 41 acres and is located north of the Laramie Greenbelt, just past


Does Wyoming Have Turkey Haters? [VIDEO]

Turkey Day, the fourth Thursday in November, for some people is known as Turkey Free Thanksgiving. I never heard Wyoming has a lot of turkey haters, but I had no idea there were so many of them on the world wide web every year about this time. The Cowboy state does indeed have plenty of other forms

KOWB1290.COM - 2017-11-21 20:36:00

Music calendar, 11.23.17 through 11.29.17

Cole Britton, 7 p.m., Broken Plow Brewery, 4731 10th St. Details: www. brokenplowbrewery.com. Greeley Blues Jam Presents! The Greeley Blues Friday Afternoon Clubfeaturing: Delta Sonics Blues Band, 6 p.m., Moxi Theater, 802 9th St. Details: http://www.moxitheater.com. Saturday Greg Anderson, 7 p.m.,

THE TRIBUNE - 2017-11-23 03:40:44

Greeley oil field worker dies after gas pipeline fire

A medical helicopter departs the scene of a fire at an oil and gas drilling site where three workers were injured Thursday afternoon. The incident occured just west of the Weld County road 71 and Colo. 392 intersection, 10 miles east of Galeton. An oil field worker died late Tuesday after sustaining

THE TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Greeley Area Daily Planner for Nov. 23

THURSDAY TAKE OFF POUNDS SENSIBLY, 9:15 a.m., Bethel Community Ministries Hospitality House, 1701 17th Ave., Greeley. Details: (970) 353-9250. KIWANIS CLUB OF GREELEY, noon, Greeley Recreation Center, 651 10th Ave., Greeley. Details: http://www.greeleykiwanis.org. VFW 6624 THANKSGIVING DINNER, noon,

THE TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Greeley police seek wanted man in connection with bank robbery

Greeley police are searching for a 34-year-old man they say robbed a bank Tuesday in Greeley. About 2:30 p.m., the man - later identified as Johnny Suazo - entered a bank at 2600 10th Street and demanded money, emulating a weapon in his waistband. Employees provided an undisclosed amount of money. S


Greeley weather forecast and conditions for Thursday

Warmer and drier weather is expected across Colorado for the rest of the week. We'll see partly sunny skies today, with highs in the low-70s, for a beautiful Thanksgiving. We're expecting highs in the upper-60s on Black Friday. Temperatures will remain about 15-20 degrees above normal through the we

THE TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Pedestrian struck by two cars near Evans was a 21-year-old Greeley man

Weld County Coroner Carl Blesch has identified a 21-year-old Greeley man who police believe was struck by two vehicles early Saturday east of Evans. Just after 4 a.m. Saturday, Joshua Fagan was struck while walking on Weld County Road 54, just east of the South Platte River in Evans. According to po


US Navy plane with 11 aboard crashes into Pacific; 8 rescued

FILE - In this March 14, 2017, file photo, a U.S. Navy C-2 Greyhound approaches the deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during the annual joint military exercise called Foal Eagle between South Korea and the United States at an unidentified location in the international waters,

THE TRIBUNE - 2017-11-22 08:00:00

Body camera video: Officers asked suspect to drop knife more than 40 times

Editor's note: Scroll to the bottom of this story to watch the body camera footage. Police asked Jeremy Holmes to drop the hunting knife he was holding more than 40 times before fatally shooting the 19-year-old man on July 1 near the Colorado State University campus in Fort Collins, body camera foot

COLORADOAN - 2017-11-21 20:54:56

Kent Police make two arrests in fatal shooting at motel

Kent Police have arrested two men in the shooting death of a man in a motel room earlier this month. Stonney Marcus Rivers, 50, and Theneious Swafford, 47, were arrested and charged with first-degree murder of David A. Cabrera, 24, of Federal Way, according to police. Rivers is a convicted felon who

KENTREPORTER.COM - 2017-11-22 15:30:00

Kent City Council approves B&O tax hike to help fund parks

Kent's business and occupation (B&O) warehouse square footage tax will double starting in 2019 to bring in about $3 million per year to help pay for parks maintenance and other capital improvement projects. The City Council voted 5-2 on Tuesday night to approve the tax hike, initially proposed by Ma

KENTREPORTER.COM - 2017-11-22 21:35:00

Reports: 1 of 2 accused in Kent slaying was granted clemency

Stonney Rivers was released from prison in 2015 after receiving a life sentence in 1996 By Lynsi Burton, SeattlePI Two men face life sentences if convicted as charged in the Nov. 2 slaying of David Alonso Cabrera at a Kent motel. One of the defendants could even receive his second life sentence. For

SEATTLEPI.COM - 2017-11-22 10:43:19

Kent City Council favors property tax hike

The Kent City Council decided to go all in on raising property taxes. Although a formal council vote won't be taken until it adopts the 2018 budget adjustment on Dec. 12, the council unofficially agreed at its Tuesday meeting to raise property taxes next year by using the city's full banked property

KENTREPORTER.COM - 2017-11-22 23:50:00