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Laramie Youth Baseball All-Stars Begin Action at Districts

Youth all-star baseball time has arrived for the summer of 2018, as the Laramie teams begin competing in the District 2 Little League Tournament.This year’s event is in Gillette. The 11-12-year-old tourney runs through Saturday. It is a seven-team, double-elimination bracket. The 9-10-year-old tourn

KOWB1290.COM - 2018-07-16 12:48:11

Power outage hits 9,841 in Laramie

A power outage at 11:07 a.m. Monday in Laramie affected 9,841 people, according to Rocky Mountain Power spokeswoman Tiffany Erickson.Erickson did not know the geographic boundaries of the outage but said it was “fairly widespread” throughout the city. Power was restored at 11:20 a.m.

LARAMIE NEWS - 2018-07-17 11:00:00

Snowy Range Road Bridge opened for traffic: Ribbon cut on project two-decades in making

Ahead of schedule and under budget was the main message during a ceremony to open the new Snowy Range Road Bridge that now connects the West and East sides of Laramie.The bridge was built to replace the old Clark Street Bridge, which closed Monday. It is scheduled for deconstruction in the coming we

LARAMIE NEWS - 2018-07-17 00:15:00

Laramie Jubilee Days: Sunday, July 15

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LARAMIE NEWS - 2018-07-15 23:22:00

On the record: July 17

Juanita Juarez, 31, Laramie, was on a probation hold.

LARAMIE NEWS - 2018-07-17 11:00:00

Gov. Matt Mead, Laramie mayor ride in parade celebrating area’s 150th anniversary

Hundreds, if not thousands of people crowded the Laramie Jubilee Days parade route Saturday morning along Third Street, Grand Avenue and Ninth Street.The morning sun beat down on the crowds from a cloudless sky encouraging most attendees to crowd in the shade of trees and buildings. By the time the


Local Briefs: July 17

How to submit to Local BriefsIf you have a Local Brief you’d like to submit, send it tonews@laramieboomerang.com, bring it to the office at 320 Grand Ave. or fax it to 721-2973. Include who, what, when, where, why and how in the brief, as well as the cost and where to go for more information, if app

LARAMIE NEWS - 2018-07-17 11:00:00

Vercauteren and Heimer letter: Interfaith, United Way thank council

We would like to offer our gratitude to the Laramie City Council for organizing a work session to address the serious issue of affordable housing in Laramie and to the Laramie Daily Boomerang for reporting the outcome of that meeting. Lack of affordable housing impacts our entire community and not j

LARAMIE NEWS - 2018-07-17 11:00:00

The Eppson Center for Seniors: July 16-20

MondayEXERCISE AND DANCE CLASSis at 9 a.m. This class uses a variety of exercise DVDs to guide participants through stretching and strengthening. After the DVD is completed, they practice line dancing.CHESSis at 10 a.m. Players of all strengths are invited to bring a board or use the center’s.FALL P


Townsend letter: Academics don’t understand cowboy culture

Howdy, regarding UW’s marketing campaign of “The world needs more cowboys” being controversial down at the ivory towers of Laramie — my wife asked if those snivvelin acadamians take classes in how to feel insulted and left out. The whole idea that Cowboy Joe is somehow sexist just puts a burr under


New University of Wyoming slogan draws criticism

Chad Baldwin, the Associate Vice President of Marketing and Communications, says the slogan embodies all people on and off campus.

KGWN.TV - 2018-07-16 17:37:00

Voters to decide fate of 6th penny

At least one councilor expressed concerns recently about transparency when it comes to how the Laramie City Council will spend revenue from an upcoming ballot measure on the sixth-penny sales tax.About $22 million of the potential tax revenue was earmarked for street construction and major road reco


Cattle Drive draws crowd Sunday

On Sunday, Cheyenne Frontier Days officials and their families gathered near the interstate on Horse Creek Rd. for the unofficial start of CFD, the Cattle Drive.

KGWN.TV - 2018-07-15 18:18:00

Laramie Brewfest to draw more than 2,000 people

More than 2,000 people plan to descend on Laramie Historic Railroad Depot Park on Saturday afternoon, looking for beer, food, music and an excuse to keep the Laramie Jubilee Days spirit going between the morning parade and evening street dance.Laramie’s annual Brewfest is set to return this week, no


Laramie Man Arrested on Domestic Battery, False Imprisonment Char

A Laramie man has been arrested and charged with domestic battery and false imprisonment.According to theLaramie Police Department, on July 6 at about 7 p.m., officers responded to a report of a physical domestic situation.Officers investigated and arrested James E. Buchanan, 34, and charged him wit


Local Briefs: July 13

How to submit to Local BriefsIf you have a Local Brief you’d like to submit, send it tonews@laramieboomerang.com, bring it to the office at 320 Grand Ave. or fax it to 721-2973. Include who, what, when, where, why and how in the brief, as well as the cost and where to go for more information, if app


Library corner: July 15-21

SundayGREAT AMERICAN READ FILM SERIESis at 7 p.m. Join ACPL for yet another classic novel adapted for the silver screen. This week will feature a film based on Joseph Heller’s 1961 satirical novel. Refreshments and snacks will be provided. Email Tyler Brown,tbrown@albanycountylibrary.orgfor more inf


Council candidates appeal to voters: Revenue sources, LGBTQ ordinance, UW in focus

It was at many times hard to distinguish between candidates during a Laramie City Council Ward 1 forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of Laramie on Thursday where they discussed topics such as infrastructure, revenue, a LGBTQ non-discrimination ordinance and the University of Wyoming.The candi


Community editorial board: UW’s ‘cowboy’ slogan is workable

Controversy took hold recently after the Laramie Boomerang reported that the University of Wyoming is rolling out a marketing campaign with the slogan “the world needs more cowboys” as its focal point. The story spread nationwide, putting opposing sides at odds over the slogan’s use of the term “cow


Public comment period open for LaVA project: Forest Service release draft environmental impact statement

The U.S. Forest Service released a draft environmental impact statement for the Medicine Bow National Forest Landscape Vegetation Analysis project, also known as LaVA, and a public comment period is open through Aug. 20.The draft includes a modified proposed action, to which changes have been made f