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Targeting School Violence

By Tom Kocal for This Is LARAMIE — For over 20 years, the U.S. Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) has conducted research on the thinking and behaviors of those who commit acts of targeted violence in an effort to prevent future tragedies

Targeting school violence

A presentation by the National Threat Assessment Center, addressing research findings and strategies for preventing acts of targeted school violence comes to Laramie in October.

Bird e-Scooters Will Soon Flock to Laramie

Bird, a California-based, shared electric scooter company, will soon be bringing e-scooters to Laramie on a trial basis. The City of Laramie is partnering with Bird at no cost to the city. Scooters will be available through a mobile phone application, and riders pay per minute to use the scooter. The program is expected to begin by mid- to late August.

Fire Restrictions in Effect for Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland

Stage 1 fire restrictions go into effect today, June 16, for the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland. This includes National Forest System lands located in Albany, Campbell, Carbon, Converse, Crook, Natrona, Niobrara, Platte, and Weston counties in Wyoming, and Garfield, Grand, Jackson, Moffat, Rio Blanco, and Routt counties in northwest Colorado.