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More local schools 'exceeding expectations' | Local News  Laramie Boomerang

In the Wyoming Department of Education's latest accountability scores for Albany County School District No. 1, four of the district's 15 schools were ranked for the ...



Greg Allyn Strom | Obituaries  Laramie Boomerang

Greg Allyn Strom, MSG USA RET, 62, Laramie, died Saturday, August 31, 2019 at Hospice of Laramie.



Perhaps An Underdog Role For Laramie Cross Country This Season  KOWB

A veteran girls' team and a relatively inexperienced boys' team make up the 2019 Laramie High School cross country programs. Laramie begins its new season ...



Laramie High School Class of 2019 Graduation Week Details  laramielive.com

With graduation week finally here, Laramie High School Principal Chuck Kern announces three events honoring the Plainsmen Class of 2019.



Local WY-TOPP scores improve | Local News  Laramie Boomerang

Students in Albany County School District No. 1 mostly performed better on Wyoming's standardized test, WY-TOPP, in the 2018-2019 school year than the ...



Gloria Joy Clay | Obituaries  Laramie Boomerang

Gloria Joy Clay passed from this world to be with her Father on September 10, 2019 in Gillette, Wy. where she was living at the Legacy. She has come full.



Gary Keyford Mathisen | Obituaries  Laramie Boomerang

December 10, 1942 to September 11, 2019. Gary Keyford Mathisen was born in Lander, Wyoming on December 10, 1942 to Carl (Red) Mathisen and Maxine ...



Matilda Anne Hansen | Obituaries  Laramie Boomerang

Matilda Anne Hansen, of Laramie, Wyoming, passed away on Monday, August 19, 2019, just a couple weeks short of her 90th birthday. She was born to Arthur ...



Elliot Emanuel Johnson | Obituaries  Laramie Boomerang

Elliot Emanuel Johnson, 76, of Laramie formerly of Oakland, NE, passed away on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at his home. He was born on February 25, 1943 in ...



UPDATE: Laramie High School Student Confirmed Dead  laramielive.com

UPDATE (11:51 a.m.):. A Laramie High School Student is dead following what has been described as a "tragic incident" Friday morning, according to the school ...



Laramie High School Graduation Commencement Speaker Rocks The House  Wyoming Public Media

On the morning of Laramie High School's graduation, history and social studies teacher Will Plumb is trying to pump up the crowd of students gathered for.



Laramie High School to Host Wellness Fair  laramielive.com

Laramie High School is hosting a wellness fair next week put on by the district. The Albany County School District 1 Wellness Fair is set for Jan. 16 from 4 to 7 ...



BREAKING: Laramie Hires Jim Shaffer As New Boys Basketball Coach  KOWB

After an extensive search for a new coach, Laramie High School has hired former Cheyenne South and Evanston Coach Jim Shaffer as its new boys' basketball ...



School board votes unanimously to start LHS softball team  Laramie Boomerang

A vote by Albany County School District No. 1's school board has set the stage for Wyoming to start offering high school softball in 2021.



School board to revisit softball vote after budget work  Laramie Boomerang

Albany County School District No. 1 board members plan to revisit the possibility of offering softball at Laramie High School after they complete their budget for ...



Softball proposal fails at school board | Local News  Laramie Boomerang

A request to bring softball to Laramie High School failed Wednesday after a 4-4 vote by the school board of Albany County School District No. 1.



School board likely to approve softball next week  Laramie Boomerang

Albany County School District No. 1's school board will decide Wednesday whether to begin offering girls softball at Laramie High School, starting in 2021.



Laramie Teacher Recognized For Engaging Approach To Civics  Wyoming Public Media

Around three-quarters of Americans say they are dissatisfied with the state of politics in the country. That's according to an Associated Press-NORC Center for ...



The Laramie HS Orchestra in Tune for Ireland  laramielive.com

The Laramie High School Orchestra, directed by Sarah McCoy, is heading to Ireland to perform & represent Laramie and Wyoming on June 3 and will return ...



Brown resigns as Laramie hoops coach | Laramie High  WyoSports

The revolving door for Laramie High boys basketball head coaches keeps turning.



School board to loosen grad ceremony rules | Local News  Laramie Boomerang

In response to requests from some graduating Laramie High School seniors, the Albany County School District No. 1's school board is considering a new policy ...



School board vote means Wyoming high schools can play softball  Daily Rocket Miner

LARAMIE — A vote by Albany County School District No. 1's school board has set the stage for Wyoming to start offering high school softball in 2021.



Introducing New Laramie High School AD Ron Wagner [VIDEO]  KOWB

A Wyoming native and graduate of the University of Wyoming is the new Athletics and Activities Director at Laramie High School. Ron Wagner takes over the ...



UW Theatre and Dance Presents 'Pokes 'n' Plainsmen' Feb. 11-15 | News  University of Wyoming News

University of Wyoming and Laramie High School students rehearse a scene from “Pokes 'n' Plainsmen,” a production featuring scenes, songs and dances that ...



Tragic Incident Remains Under Investigation Following Student Death in Laramie  SweetwaterNOW.com

LARAMIE — Very little information is available at this hour from Albany County School District #1 following a report on Laramie Live about a “tragic incident” ...



Kelsey Wilson | Obituaries  Laramie Boomerang

Kelsey Wilson, 16, of Laramie died Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. She was born March 1, 2002 to David and Nicole Wilson. She attended Laramie High School.



Statewide softball effort zeros in on Laramie | Local News  Laramie Boomerang

The school board for Albany County School District No. 1 is planning to take another vote later this summer on whether to commit to offering girl's softball as a ...



Aug. 30: Regional Briefs | News  Laramie Boomerang

Cheyenne man gets prison for sex abuse of a minor. CHEYENNE (WNE) — A Cheyenne man was sentenced Wednesday in Laramie County District Court to 12 ...



Whiting High School plans move to 4-day week  Laramie Boomerang

Whiting High School, Laramie's alternative high school, is planning a move to a four-day school week this fall.



Jeffrey F. Hardesty | Obituaries  Laramie Boomerang

Jeffrey F. Hardesty, 54, of Laramie, WY passed away on Friday, June 7, 2019.



UW Summer High School Institute Selects Participants | News  University of Wyoming News

An opportunity to achieve intellectual and personal growth for 69 talented rising juniors will be presented in the 34th annual Summer High School Institute (HSI) ...



Laramie High Schoolers Navigate Town's Past With Help Of The Laramie Project  Wyoming Public Media

In a theatre class at Laramie High School, a dozen upperclassmen sit around a table on the stage. The class is studying and performing The Laramie Project.



Johnson paces Lady Plainsmen with 3 wins | Sports  Laramie Boomerang

Laramie High School junior Emmy Johnson continued her early dominance in the sprints and the Lady Plainsmen won seven of 14 events Friday during the ...



School's out — and coming down: Demolition continues on old Laramie High School  Laramie Boomerang

After years of *service* to Laramie's youth, the time has come to tear down old Laramie High School.



LHS roundup: Lady Plainsmen dominate quadrangular | Sports  Laramie Boomerang

The Laramie High School girls swimming and diving team got a rare chance Friday to qualify swimmers for the state meet in some of their off events by hosting ...



UW Awards Top Scholarship to 101 Wyoming Students | News  University of Wyoming News

Some 101 outstanding high school seniors from across Wyoming have been selected to receive the 2019 Trustees' Scholars Award, the University of Wyoming's ...



Timothy William McNierney | Obituaries  Laramie Boomerang

On July 27, 2019, at age 65, we lost a beloved son, brother, uncle, husband, father, grandfather. Tim was born August 15, 1953, to John (deceased) and Shirley ...



Dr. William (Bill) Anthony Shaffer | Obituaries  Laramie Boomerang

Dr. William (Bill) Anthony Shaffer passed away at home on Monday, May 20, 2019. A memorial *service* will be held on Friday, June 14 at 11:00 a.m. at Grace ...



Former Laramie classmates' lives converged again in fatal police shooting  Casper Star-Tribune Online

The two boys pose a row apart in a 1999 photograph of the Laramie High School Choir at Carnegie Hall.



John Richard Fanning | Obituaries  Laramie Boomerang

John Richard Fanning, born September 30, 1947, to Paul and Mary Fanning in Laramie, Wyoming, died recently. John graduated from Laramie Senior High ...



What to know before you go to Fire in the Sky  Laramie Boomerang

Nothing says Independence Day quite like fireworks, and Laramie is celebrating with hundreds of them.



Harold Dempsey “PJ” Page, Jr. | Obituaries  Laramie Boomerang

Harold Dempsey “PJ” Page, Jr. 56, of Cheyenne, WY, passed away May 20, 2019 in Westminster, CO. He was born October 22, 1962 in Greeley, CO to Harold ...



Evidence suggests Laramie man bludgeoned fiancée to death  Laramie Boomerang

Albany County Circuit Court Judge Robert Castor determined this week that there's probable cause to charge a 24-year-old Laramie man, Artem Day, with ...



WyoTech sees growth, increasing enrollment with new ownership  Gillette News Record

LARAMIE — After facing an uncertain future, Laramie-based WyoTech has officially returned to its roots.



Amy Marie Lawrence | Obituaries  Laramie Boomerang

Amy Marie Lawrence, 98, of Laramie, Wyoming passed away Wednesday, July 17 at the Laramie Care Center. Daughter to William and Rena (Palmer) ...



New Visit Laramie director looks to highlight Albany County's authenticity  Laramie Boomerang

Scott Larson, the new Albany County Tourism Board and Visit Laramie executive director, said he was first introduced to Albany County when he went on a first ...



Best Wyoming high school? Right here. | Local  Jackson Hole News&Guide

Teton County public school students attend the best high school in the state, according to the U.S. News & World Report.



Interstate 80 reopens after blizzard shuts down Southeastern Wyoming  Laramie Boomerang

Updated 8 p.m. Thursday. The National Weather *Service* in Cheyenne extended its blizzard warning area westward Wednesday morning to include all of Albany ...



John Mortensen Burman | Obituaries  Laramie Boomerang

John Mortensen Burman, born January 28, 1955, in Worland, Wyoming, died at home in Laramie on February 21, 2019, of spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA), ...



New LHS Nearly Ready, Funding for Other Laramie School Construction Still in Question  KOWB

The new Laramie High School will be ready to host classes in early August. Dr. Jubal Yennie, superintendent of Albany County School District No. 1, says the ...



Toots (Gleada Gae) Bird | Obituaries  Laramie Boomerang

Toots (Gleada Gae) Bird, 83, of Laramie passed away Friday July 19, 2019 at Hospice of Laramie surrounded by family. Toots was born in Selden, Kansas to ...



Laramie man charged with 'terroristic threats' | Local News  Laramie Boomerang

Update: The Boomerang reported on Monday that Kobi Vasquez had not been arrested when the original story was filed. Arrest logs received on Tuesday ...



Laramie Students Walk Out Of School With Differing Ideas On Guns  Wyoming Public Media

On the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High school shooting, students at Laramie High School joined young people across the country who walked out to.



Laramie Middle School janitor retires after 30 years with Albany County School District No. 1  Laramie Boomerang

Dancing a little jig in the Laramie Middle School Cafeteria on Friday, Don “Donnie” Padilla's right foot tapped the inside of a student's right foot.



Julie Anne McKay | Obituaries  Laramie Boomerang

On a beautiful morning on April 28, 1968, in Laramie, Wyoming, Julie Anne McKay was born to Susan and John McKay. At the time, her father was finishing his ...



Tornado touches down north of Laramie | Local News  Laramie Boomerang

Severe thunderstorms made their way through southeast Wyoming on Saturday night, with at least one tornado touching down in Albany County, north of ...



Tony Daniel Sisneros | Obituaries  Laramie Boomerang

Tony Daniel Sisneros died June 25, 2019, at age 72. Treece, the love of his life and wife of 49 years, his son Todd, and his daughter, Tera, were by.



March 9: On the Record | Local News  Laramie Boomerang

Registered sex offenders. The Albany County Sheriff's Office, in cooperation with the Laramie Daily Boomerang, advises residents that state law requires ...



Karolyn Jeanne (Adams) Arnold | Obituaries  Laramie Boomerang

Karolyn Jeanne (Adams) Arnold passed away May 9, 2019 at the Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland, Colorado after an unexpected stroke. She was ...



UW Student Accepted to University of Oxford Neuroscience Doctoral Program | News  University of Wyoming News

Jasper Hunt, a University of Wyoming student who grew up in Laramie, has been accepted into a neuroscience doctoral program at the University of Oxford in ...



Twenty-two Wyomingites become U.S. citizens in Laramie  Laramie Boomerang

Twenty-two Wyoming residents became U.S. citizens Monday afternoon in the first naturalization ceremony hosted in Albany County in at least 25 years.



Students Receive College Experience at UW's Native American Summer Institute | News  University of Wyoming News

Working in one of the University of Wyoming labs during the Native American Summer Institute were Rhaelle Curry, from Laramie High School; Amaya Her Many ...



Laramie sees minor population growth in 2018, most other cities see decreases  Laramie Boomerang

As many communities in the state are struggling to retain residents, Laramie has grown by 0.2% from July 2017 to July 2018, according to a report issued by the ...



Laramie High School students create time capsule | Local News  Laramie Boomerang

Laramie High School students left a long-lasting mark on the school Monday afternoon with the burial of a time capsule packed with mementos.



West Nile virus detected in Laramie mosquitoes | Local News  Laramie Boomerang

West Nile Virus was found in a mosquito sample in Laramie this week, the city announced in a news release Friday morning.



Michael John Hopkins | Obituaries  Laramie Boomerang

Michael John Hopkins, 69, of Laramie, passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2019. He was born June 11, 1949 in Laramie to John and Pauline (Crawford) ...



Elaine V. Romero | Obituaries  Laramie Boomerang

Elaine V. Romero, 93, of Laramie passed away peacefully at home on May 27, 2019. Elaine was born on October 29, 1925 in Holman, New Mexico to Damian ...



Protecting Beaded High School Graduation Caps In Wyoming  Wyoming Public Media

High School Native American students and their families have long-standing traditions of beading elements of their dress or wearing feathers on their tassels at ...



Laramie girl wins catch-a-calf at Denver Stock Show  Casper Star-Tribune Online

An Albany County 4-H'er won the Catch-A-Calf competition recently at the National Western Stock Show in Denver, and nine other 4-H'ers from across Wyoming ...



GOP chairman suspended from practicing law | Local News  Laramie Boomerang

Laramie attorney Michael Pearce, the chairman of the Albany County Republican Party, has been suspended from practicing law for one year.



Kautzman's first career goal helps Laramie to shutout over Star Valley  Laramie Boomerang

JACKSON – Raegan Kautzman didn't know what to do when the ball landed at her feet. She made up her mind quickly. The Laramie senior turned and fired ...



Larry Dean DeBrey | Obituaries  Laramie Boomerang

A son of Wyoming has come home to rest. Larry Dean DeBrey, 64, passed away peacefully on May 27, 2019. He was born July 30, 1954 in Casper, Wyoming to.



Seymour Lytton Sharps | Obituaries  Laramie Boomerang

Seymour Lytton Sharps, 94, passed away on February 13, 2019, at Ivinson Memorial Hospital in Laramie, Wyoming. He was born in Hanover, New Hampshire, ...



Laramie man arrested for 2018 murder | Local News  Laramie Boomerang

After what the Laramie Police Department described as a “lengthy and intensive investigation,” a 24-year-old Laramie man was arrested for the killing of a ...



Eagle Scout Project to improve accessibility at LaPrele Park  Laramie Boomerang

A desire to increase accessibility in a Laramie park is motivating Boy Scout Tanner Hyde as he completes his Eagle Scout project this week. Hyde, a freshman at ...



Man charged with assaulting boyfriend | Local News  Laramie Boomerang

A Nebraska man has been charged with strangulation of a household member, a felony, after assaulting his boyfriend at their Laramie apartment on Friday.



WWII veteran's remains to be escorted to Laramie | Local News  Laramie Boomerang

The remains of Machinist's Mate First Class George Hanson, killed in the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, will be escorted by motorcade from Denver ...



Matthew Henry Cargill | Obituaries  Laramie Boomerang

Matthew Henry Cargill was born Tuesday, May 13, 1969. Matthew left us Wednesday, July 31, 2019 after suffering a massive, unexpected heart attack from ...



Laramie, McPherson sisters ready to defend state championship  WyoSports

Competitiveness and hard work go hand-in-hand. That combination is an overall theme for sisters and Laramie High School teammates junior Olivia McPherson ...



William “Bill” “Schmidty” Leonard Schmidt | Obituaries  Laramie Boomerang

William “Bill” “Schmidty” Leonard Schmidt, age76 passed away peacefully at his home on April 23, 2019.



Aug. 13: On the Record | Local News  Laramie Boomerang

Albany County Detention Center. SATURDAY. n Jordan Bair, 34, Laramie, was arrested on a Municipal Court warrant for failure to comply. n Dermot O'Sullivan, ...



New LHS principal selected, Assistant Principal Chuck Kern to take over in July  Laramie Boomerang

Laramie High School Assistant Principal Chuck Kern will become the new LHS principal July 1, pending approval in April from the Albany County School District ...



Tom Lee | Obituaries  Laramie Boomerang

Tom Lee was born on November 7, 1963 to Dean and Alberta Lee. Born a cowboy, he could often be found at their ranch, Stove Prairie, playing “bulldoggin” ...



Jeffrey Erik Bayne | Obituaries  Laramie Boomerang

Jeffrey Erik Bayne, 51, of Lafayette, Colorado, formerly of Laramie, died Sunday, February 24, 2019, in Lafayette. He was born May 13, 1967, in Laramie to ...



William D. “Bud” Edwards | Obituaries  Laramie Boomerang

William D. “Bud” Edwards passed away peacefully into the arms of our Lord Savior on Friday, March 29, 2019 in the presence of family at Laramie Hospice.



J. Craig Tingey | Obituaries  Laramie Boomerang

J. Craig Tingey, 68, of Laramie, passed away after a lengthy illness on Thursday, July 4, 2019 at Davis Hospice Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming.



Tourism director retiring after 12 years | Local News  Laramie Boomerang

The Albany County Tourism Board is currently working to hire a replacement for Fred Ockers, the executive director of the Laramie Area Visitor's Center, who's ...



Sharon Ann Fitzgerald | Obituaries  Laramie Boomerang

Sharon Ann Fitzgerald, 68, of Laramie was born August 19, 1950, in Denver, Colorado to Ray and Ann Hebenstreit. She spent her childhood summers at the ...



Rosalie Lewis | Obituaries  Laramie Boomerang

January 16, 1923 – April 18, 2019. Rosalie was born to John Paul and Mabel von Grueningen on January 16, 1923. At the age of five, her family moved to ...



Lewis R. Vavra | Obituaries  Laramie Boomerang

Lewis R. Vavra, 90, of Laramie, died Friday, July 5, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on September 8, ...



Charles Wesley "Chuck" Farmer | Obituaries  Casper Star-Tribune Online

CAMERON, Mo.—Charles Wesley “Chuck” Farmer was born on October 26, 1945 in Rawlins, Wyoming and died June 7, 2019 of Alzheimer's. He grew up in ...



Laramie has Wyoming's highest flood prospect | Local News  Laramie Boomerang

In the National Weather *Service's* final flood outlook of the season, hydrologist Jim Fahey assigned the highest flood potential in the state to the Laramie area ...



Students Compete in World Languages Day at UW | News  University of Wyoming News

Some 307 students and 33 teachers representing 17 junior high and high schools from across Wyoming participated in the annual World Languages Day ...



County attorney seeks injunction against gas station | Local News  Laramie Boomerang

Albany County Attorney Peggy Trent filed a request Tuesday for a court order to block construction work by Laramie gas station Tumbleweed Express, which is ...



Wind farm expected to employ at least 400 workers  Laramie Boomerang

The construction of a planned wind project straddling the border of Albany County and Carbon County is expected to employ 400 workers during 2022, ...



County issues emergency ban on aquifer development | Local News  Laramie Boomerang

During an emergency meeting hosted Monday afternoon, the Albany County Commission issued a temporary moratorium on construction and other ...



ACSD No. 1 to delay dual-language decision | Local News  Laramie Boomerang

By DANIEL BENDTSEN In the fall, Albany County School District No. 1 superintendent Jubal Yennie was hoping to establish a long-term plan by March on how ...



Policy Will Allow Native American High School Students To Bead Graduation Caps  Wyoming Public Media

Native students and educators alongside the Albany County school board are coming up with a policy to protect beadwork and feathers on graduating seniors'



Robert Michael 'Robbie' Ramirez | Obituaries  Laramie Boomerang

Robert Michael “Robbie” Ramirez, 39, was taken from us tragically Nov. 4, 2018, in Laramie.



Crickett Ann Volmer | Obituaries  Laramie Boomerang

Crickett Ann Volmer of Laramie, 23, passed away March 5, 2019, in Laramie, Wyoming. Born July 27, 1995, to Jay and Becky Volmer in Sheridan, Wyoming.



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