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June 19: On the record

Editor’s note: Those listed under Albany County Detention Center have been arrested. They are innocent until proven guilty. n Yadira Perez-Leon, 24, Laramie, was arrested for possible possession of controlled substance, driving under suspension. n Dalton Coleman, 18, Rawlins, was arrested for possible impaired driver. WEDNESDAY. n Alexander May, 29,...
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Permitting to begin for Rock Creek Wind Project

The permitting process for the proposed Rock Creek Wind Project is set to begin this summer, and if all goes according to plan, construction on the 590-megawatt project could start as soon as 2023. The project, a proposal of Chicago-based company Invenergy, would be located on mostly private land about...
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Pilot program to offer new pathway to high school graduation

A new program adopted by the Albany County District Board of Trustees aims to create another pathway to high school graduation for at-risk students. The board approved the New Option Wyoming pilot program, to be housed at Whiting High School, during its June meeting. The program would allow students to work toward ACT National Career Readiness Certification and earn high school credit for workplace experiences.
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June 16: On the record

Editor’s note: Those listed under Albany County Detention Center have been arrested. They are innocent until proven guilty. n Patrick Crayton, 29, Laramie, was arrested for possible impaired driver, possession of controlled substance. SATURDAY. n Matthew Martin, 22, Cheyenne, was arrested for possible impaired driver, possession of controlled substance. n...
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Aerial Cheatgrass Spraying Planned For Mullen Wildfire Area

The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service (USFS) and the Wyoming Game & Fish Department (WGFD) are planning to treat cheatgrass on 9,200 acres within the 2020 Mullen wildfire area through the aerial application of the herbicide Rejuvra, with the goal of reducing or even eradicating this species on many burned areas.
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4th Annual Underachiever’s Race

Join us for this fourth annual event to celebrate underachievers everywhere on Saturday September 11th at Washington Park at 10 am. Racers will run, walk, crawl or use any other form of non-motorized transportation to complete an un-timed .5k race. Donuts and coffee will be available throughout the race course and beer will be available at the finish line.
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Collaboration leads to new office for rental assistance

Laramie Interfaith and Family Promise of Albany County recently announced the opening of a new office to support Wyoming’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program efforts in Albany County. The office, located in the Laramie Chamber Business Alliance offices at 528 S. Adams St., is dedicated to serving Albany County residents who...
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Commissioners to send written questions to ConnectGen

The Albany County Board of Commissioners is set to continue its decision-making process regarding the proposed Rail Tie Wind Project by submitting a series of written questions to energy company ConnectGen. The commission has until July 16 to make a decision to approve or deny ConnectGen’s permit application, as that...
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Commission drops mask mandate for county buildings

The Albany County Board of Commissioners decided Tuesday to remove a mask requirement in county buildings for county employees and members of the public who have received a COVID-19 vaccine. Masks are still required for anyone who has not been vaccinated. Chairman Pete Gosar said the change would keep the...
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Revitalizing Laramie's economy

Questions and concerns about Laramie’s economic vitality have circulated through Albany County, and as the city gears up for a post-COVID pandemic grand reopening, a recovery could very well be afoot. Considering Laramie was experiencing an economic downturn before the pandemic, this optimism — shared by Executive Director Trey Sherwood...
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June 12: On the record

Editor’s note: Those listed under Albany County Detention Center have been arrested. They are innocent until proven guilty. n Calvin Aubin, 31, Cheyenne, was arrested for possible interference, shoplifting. TUESDAY. n Jamie Phan, 23, Laramie, was arrested for possible shoplifting. n Tate Burns, 68, Washington, was arrested for possible impaired...
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Interfaith And Family Promise Launch Emergency Rental Assistance Program Office

Laramie Interfaith and Family Promise of Albany County announce the opening of a new office to support the State of Wyoming’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) efforts in Albany County. The office, located in the Laramie Chamber Business Alliance offices at 528 S. Adams Street, will be dedicated to serving Albany Country residents who have questions and need assistance with ERAP. The office will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
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Seasonal Paving Operations to Begin in Albany County

The Wyoming Department of Transportation maintenance crews will be starting seasonal paving operations in Albany County on Tuesday. Weather permitting, work will begin on the I-80 service road/Old U.S. Highway 30 near Vedfauwoo, between mile markers 5-6.18. This work is predicted to take two days, after which crews will focus...
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June 11: What's Happening?

ALBANY COUNTY HISTORIC PRESERVATION BOARD is having its regular meeting at 6 p.m. via Zoom. To attend, email kcbard@charter.net. LARAMIE CITY COUNCIL is having a special meeting at 6 p.m. at City Hall, Council Chambers, located at 406 Ivinson Ave. and via Zoom to discuss verifying documentation and authorization of future requirements from the State for American Rescue Plan Act Funds. To join Zoom meeting, use web ID 858 8205 4503 and passcode 168968.
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Laramie Human Rights Networks hosts celebration for Colling resignation

On November 4, 2018, Laramie resident Robbie Ramirez was shot and killed by Albany County Sheriff deputy Derek Colling during a traffic stop. The incident and investigation has been closely followed by the Laramie community. In a statement released on June 3, Sheriff Aaron Appelhans confirmed the Corporal Derek Colling...
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June 9: What's Happening?

THE TRAFFIC SAFETY COMMISSION is having its regular meeting at 3:30 p.m. via Zoom to discuss Engineering Division updates concerning handicap space installation. To participate in meeting, visit https://cityoflaramie.zoom.us/j/83033460899?pwd=U0ZYb1FlRU1qRkpjdW9wRG9vQ2FYdz09. THE ALBANY COUNTY COVID-19 VACCINE CLINIC is offering its final vaccine event for the summer from 2-4 p.m. at the former...
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Gem City Nights changes venue for summer music festival

A new music and artisan event, Gem City Nights, is slated to make its annual debut on the first Thursday of July. But after much talk concerning the proposed location between the Laramie Plains Civic Center and Albany County Public Library, with the city of Laramie included, a change in venue was adopted.
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June 9: On the record

Editor’s note: Those listed under Albany County Detention Center have been arrested. They are innocent until proven guilty. n Duel Jones, 24, Laramie, was arrested for possible breach of peace. SATURDAY. n Ronald Washburn, 63, Laramie, was arrested for possible impaired driver. n Matthew Adamson, 41, Laramie, was arrested for...
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High Winds & Fire Weather Concerns Thursday

The weather Impact Level for Thursday, 10 June 2021 is: Moderate. 50 to 60mph winds are possible for Albany County. Albany County is currently under a High Wind Warning. Here are the current weather event impact highlights:. Strong winds expected to develop later this morning across Carbon and Albany Counties,...