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Tractor Driving Competition for Albany County Fair
The Albany County Fair is right around the corner, and with this comes the Tractor Driving Competition.
Those of any age are encouraged to participate in the competition, and you can apply here.
The entry fees are $25 for adults, $15 for those 11-15 years old, and free for those 10 years old and …
Work on Sinclair Interchange Will Cause Delays
Those traveling on I-80 who are planning to use the east Sinclair interchange (exit 221) should expect delays this week as crews with McGarvin-Moberly Construction and the Wyoming Department of Transportation begin pavement work on the interchange on- and off-ramps...
Cowboy Cash is Back for the Farmers Market
Laramie Main Street Alliance (LMSA) will be distributing more Cowboy Cash, in the form of downtown gift certificates, to University of Wyoming (UW) students, faculty, and staff this summer at the Downtown Laramie Farmers Market.
In 2020, $40,000 worth of Cowboy Cash and $32,000 in downtown gift certi…
ACSD#1 Extends Dr. Jubal Yennie’s Contract
At the Board of Trustees Regular Meeting which was held on July 14, the Albany County School District #1 (ACSD#1) Board of Trustees unanimously approved a contract extension and raise for Superintendent Dr. Jubal Yennie.
Dr. Yennie’s new contract runs through June 30, 2024, and is sch…
UW Plans New School of Computing
The University of Wyoming has begun planning for a new School of Computing, following action by the UW Board of Trustees Wednesday.
Recently, the board approved the UW administration’s notice of intent to develop the new academic unit, which would infuse computation, and digital and d…
High School Students Participate in UW Event on Mars
Recently, 25 high school students from across Wyoming and one from Colorado worked in teams to determine whether planets near different-colored stars could actually be habitable.
The activity was part of the Teton STEM Academy, which is a nine-day event that offers hands-on activities in the interdis…
City Gives Tips to Reduce Plastic Bag Use
The City of Laramie has recently given residents several tips on what to do with their plastic grocery bags.
The tips are as follows:

Reduce the amount of bags you have by switching to reusable shopping bags.
Reuse bags. There are numerous reuse options, such as using them for a trash bag or …
Police Chase Down Snowy Range Leads to Citations
On July 8 at around 11:30 pm, a Laramie Police officer saw that there was a vehicle speeding down Snowy Range Rd.
When the officer attempted to pull him over for speeding, the driver increased their speed and lead the officer on a chase that went west on I-80.
This ...

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