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Source Gas is Now Black Hills Energy

SourceGas is now Black Hills Energy, as Black Hills today announced its successful acquisition of SourceGas, the natural gas utility serving 429,000 customers in Arkansas, Colorado, Nebraska and Wyoming. “Black Hills Energy is excited to serve our new customers with safe, reliable energy and to maintain strong local ties that benefit the communities where we live and work,” said Shirley Welte, the new vice president of operations for Black Hills Energy’s Wyoming natural gas and electric utility operations.... Continue Reading Read More

Happy Jack Recreation Site Reopens, Informed Usage Urged

By: Steven Depolo
U.S. Forest Service (USFS) staff successfully completed snow removal earlier this week at the Happy Jack Recreation Site parking lot, as well as on Forest Road 719, which accesses the day-use fee site. The site has been reopened by the Laramie Ranger District (LRD), who temporarily closed the site last week after extreme snow accumulation and winter weather delayed plowing operations.... Continue Reading

Cowboy Draw Celebrates Historic Jackpot Win

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This week, Cowboy DrawTM took aim at a new record and hit the bullseye with the largest jackpot in the game’s history when a WyoLottoTM player scored with a $1,881,328 ticket. The winning ticket (advertised at $1,840,000) was purchased on Tuesday, Jan.... Continue Reading

President’s Day – Administrative Office Closure – February 15th

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The City of Laramie Administrative Offices will be closed Monday Feb. 15th for President’s Day observances. Please plan your visits accordingly. Solid Waste and the Parks & Recreation schedules will vary, so check those on the City of Laramie website: www.cityoflaramie.org Washington’s Birthday, also known as Presidents’ Day, is a federal holiday held on the third Monday of February.... Continue Reading

Callaway Joins Cowgirl Soccer as Assistant Coach

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University of Wyoming soccer head coach Pete Cuadrado announced Monday that Matt Callaway has joined his staff as an assistant coach. Callaway will primarily be in charge of goalkeeping. “We are very excited to add Matt Callaway to our coaching staff,” head coach Pete Cuadrado said.... Continue Reading


Public Notice of Projects in the City

By: Frank Boston
From time to time, private businesses will have employees working within the city limits of Laramie on projects. Often those employees are affiliated with companies doing utility line locates, tree trimming, infrastructure analysis and other similar tasks. Many of the companies may be doing work through a contractual arrangement with the City of Laramie or another government entity.... Continue Reading

Cowgirl Basketball Battles Utah State on Saturday

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The Wyoming women’s basketball team travels to Logan, Utah to face the Utah State Aggies on Saturday with game time set for a 7 p.m. tip at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.  UW is currently 11-10 overall and 4-7 in league play after snapping a four game losing streak on Wednesday with an 84-56 victory over Air Force.... Continue Reading

Cowboys Look to Finish Against Aggies on Saturday

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The University of Wyoming men’s basketball team has played well enough to earn double-digit advantages in four of its last five games. Unfortunately, three of those leads have turned into losses for the Pokes. Now the Cowboys (11-13, 4-7 MW) will look to compile a complete effort against Utah State (11-10, 3-7 MW) on Saturday at 4 p.m.... Continue Reading

Wyoming Soccer Reveals 2016 Recruiting Class

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The University of Wyoming women’s soccer program has revealed the addition of six student-athletes who will join Cuadrado and company for the 2016 season. Carlee Martin, Brooklyn Mooney, Avery Smith, Michaela Stark and Rachael Troxel are the incoming freshmen for the fall season.... Continue Reading