Category Archives: Community News

Five Laramie Police Department and three Laramie Fire Department employees receive life saving awards

On Wednesday, 21 April, Laramie Police Department Chief Dale Stalder presented officers Jacob Bury and Joseph Plante with life saving medals and Letters of Commendation were presented to officer Christopher Groh (serving as a dispatcher at the time of the incident), Stacey Gonzales and Laramie Fire Department ambulance crew Mike Nyquist, Craig Rumsey and Kevin Rice. Officer Wes Kelly who was not in attendance, will also receive a letter of commendation.

The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s

“The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research…Together, we can end Alzheimer’s,” says the Wyoming Alzheimer’s Association. The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting you to help join the fight to end

The BK Shop: A Business with a Viral Twist By Shelby Yarchin

Shelby Yarchin | Shelbyyarchin@gmail.com Social media has always had a large part in advertising for companies, and small business ventures. The industry has changed drastically from printed adverts on the side of milk canisters and eye-catching billboards littering the sides of interstates. Recently, the app

Corn for a Cause: An Annual Cornhole Tournament

Resilient Ministries will be holding a public cornhole tournament this Saturday, August 14th, along with music, other yard games, and outdoor fun! Justin Scott, the Director of Resilient Ministries explains that the tournament is a way to bring the community together for fun outdoor games,

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.

Little Snowy’s: Stop By for a Sweet Treat

Shelbyyarchin@gmail.com | Shelby Yarchin As the temperature keeps rising into the upper 80’s in Laramie, it becomes even more important to find a good way to stay cool. Aside from shoving ice cubes into your pockets and making the occasional visit to the community pool,

Laramie’s Drag Queens Fighting for a Good Cause

The Laramie Railroad Depot is nestled on First Street right behind a row of businesses and next to the occasional Farmers Market. It’s a building famous for its rich Wyoming history and industrial architecture. But on June 26th the depot hosted a new kind of event; A Draglesque show.

The Unforgettable Experience of Wyoming Girls State

Wyoming Girls State is a weeklong learning experience and citizenship training for girls who have completed their junior year of high school. Sponsored and organized by American Legion Auxiliary, Girls State is held at LCCC in Cheyenne, Wyoming. During the week, delegates learn about the process