Laramie Boomerang

House speaker suggests using federal money to cover tuition   By Ethan Sterenfeld Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — The Speaker of the Wyoming House of Representatives has sponsored draft legislation that would provide $116 million to cover most of the costs of college tuition...
Feds: Laramie research nonprofit lied to get $500k in grants   By Ethan Sterenfeld Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — The federal government is investigating the Western Research Institute, a Laramie-based nonprofit, for making false claims to win more than $500,000 in research...

Laramie resident Sandi Rees holds a sign with pro-police demonstrators Saturday in Laramie. Organizers said they turned out to express support for police in the face of numerous protests against police brutality and racism and calls for the "defunding" of police departments. (Photo by Joel Funk, Laramie Boomerang)

Pro-police marchers rally in Laramie   By Joel Funk Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — Dozens of American and Blue Lives Matter flags flew at the corner of Third Street and Grand Avenue Saturday as pro-police demonstrators filled the intersections’ four corners. The...
UW gun ruling appealed to Supreme Court   By Ethan Sterenfeld Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — Attorneys for a Uinta County man asked the Wyoming Supreme Court Friday to rule on the power of the University of Wyoming to regulate guns on its campus. Lyle Williams is appealing...
UW expects 20% enrollment drop   By Daniel Bendtsen Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — The University of Wyoming is expecting to have about 1,900 fewer students enroll this fall than were enrolled at the university in fall 2019. UW had 6,212 undergraduates enroll for fall 2019...
Court rules UW can prohibit firearms on campus   By Ethan Sterenfeld Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — The University of Wyoming has the power to regulate and prohibit firearms on its campus, and its gun policy does not violate the Second Amendment, Tori Kricken, the district...
Family Promise helps meet Albany County diaper needs   By Joel Funk Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — Many people have heard about those with tight budgets having to choose between food and medicine, but not everyone thinks about diapers as a critical household need that can...
Laramie council approves resolution for police oversight board   By Joel Funk Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — The Laramie City Council passed a resolution Tuesday directing city staff to identify options for creating a civilian oversight board and other measures aimed at...
Protesters arrested in confrontation with Laramie police   By Joel Funk Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — Arrests were made and citations were written Thursday as protesters against police violence and racism clashed with Laramie law enforcement. Seven arrests were made and...
Laramie council, public begin discussing police reform   By Joel Funk Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — Members of the Laramie public showed an impassioned interest in a number of measures to reform policing, especially in a citizen oversight board, during a City Council work...

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