Fun Facts and Famous Birthdays

By: torbakhopper
Today’s Fun Facts: Today’s International Body Piercing Day and Paul Bunyan Day! Today’s number of the day:  1,436:  That’s the number of known genres of music in the world. Today in History: On this date in 2007 the American bald eagle was removed from the endangered species list.... Continue Reading


Woods Landing Bluegrass Jam

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Hospice of Laramie is holding a fundraiser at the Woods Landing Bar and Dancehall. Tickets are $10 each or a book of 5 for $40 and all proceeds will go toward the Hospice House Project. The fundraiser is July 3rd 7PM-10PM and Aug.... Continue Reading


Nine UW Projects Awarded Summer Use of Supercomputer in Cheyenne

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Nine projects, a number of which have applications to atmospheric science issues, were recently chosen to receive computational time and storage space on the supercomputer in Cheyenne. University of Wyoming faculty members and, in one case, a graduate student, will head projects that will use the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center (NWSC).... Continue Reading

Lummis Won’t Rule Out Run for Governor

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis says she has not ruled out running for Wyoming governor in 2018. The 61-year-old Republican is not seeking re-election to Congress this year. In 2018, the governor’s race will be open. Gov. Matt Mead is serving his second four-year term and is prohibited by state law from seeking a third term.... Continue Reading

Active Fire Today Pushes the Beaver Creek Fire South

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(WALDEN, Colo.)  June 27, 2016 – Fire intensity on the Beaver Creek Fire increased in the afternoon due to low humidity and shifting winds.  Recent weather trends have decrease fuel moisture making them burn easier when exposed to burning embers.  This resulted in a very large plume of smoke visible above the fire.... Continue Reading

Wyoming Population Becoming More Diverse

By: Kevin Dooley
  CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A new report says Wyoming’s residents are becoming more diverse and older. The report by the Wyoming Economic Analysis Division is based on U.S. Census Bureau population estimates from July 2015, as compared with five years earlier.... Continue Reading