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Award-Winning Author Andrew Solomon to Speak at UW April 22nd

Acclaimed author, activist and philanthropist Andrew Solomon will speak Wednesday, April 22, at 1:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming College of Education auditorium. His presentation is free and open to the public; he will sign books following his talk. Solomon’s presentation, part of the UW Libraries Development Board’s annual author event, is funded by the McMurry-Spieles Endowment for Library Excellence.... Continue Reading
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New Exhibition of Western Artwork to Open at UW Art Museum

A new exhibition of artwork by three prominent Wyoming artists will open Monday, April 6, at the University of Wyoming Art Museum. The exhibition will be on view through August 1st. “Western Visions: William Gollings, Conrad Schwiering, and Hans Kleiber” provides a selection of artworks in diverse mediums — oil and watercolor paintings, drawings and prints — from the Art Museum’s collections, depicting Wyoming’s unique place in the West.... Continue Reading
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Cowboy Basketball Working with Healthy Pokes

The Cowboy basketball team has recently been volunteering time to work with Healthy Pokes, an after-school program run through the University of Wyoming’s Division of Kinesiology and Health and the College of Health Sciences. Healthy Pokes seeks to enhance the health and wellness of local children in grades 3-8 (ages 7-14) through a multidisciplinary and longitudinal program.... Continue Reading
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Green Waste Containers Coming Soon

If you’ve been taking advantage of the nice weather to work in your yard you may have been looking for Green Waste Containers and they’re coming, but not until Wednesday April 22nd. Here’s why: Lots of planning and preparation goes on behind the scenes to get this program ready to launch for you.... Continue Reading
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Rawlins wins 2015 Great American Main Street Award

Rawlins today became the first community in the northern Rocky Mountain region to win the prestigious Great American Main Street Award (GAMSA). Rawlins Downtown Development Authority/Main Street Executive Director Pam Thayer and staff along with board of directors, city council and Junior Main Street members, and downtown business owners and volunteers will officially receive the award during today’s opening plenary between 2 and 4 p.m.... Continue Reading
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Rawlins wins 2015 Great American Main Street Award

Rawlins today became the first community in the northern Rocky Mountain region to win the prestigious Great American Main Street Award (GAMSA). Rawlins Downtown Development Authority/Main Street Executive Director Pam Thayer and staff along with board of directors, city council and Junior Main Street members, and downtown business owners and volunteers will officially receive the award during today’s opening plenary between 2 and 4 p.m.... Continue Reading