Despite a losing vote to support the Albany County Transportation Authority (ACTA) with a half-mill levy, the Gem City Grand will continue its services through next August and possibly even later. Because it is a two-year pilot program, the bus service won’t go away due to a lack of revenue. » Read More
In late October, City of Laramie contractors completed the work of painting and assessing the structure of the Garfield Street footbridge, returning the now-safe bridge to the residents of Laramie. The project originally began in 1987, when Parks and Recreation first assessed the bridge and then rebuilt the decking and concrete. The bridge has remained a municipal priority ever since. » Read More
For fifteen years, Laramie residents have been getting together to carry out the Community Holidays Program to help residents in Albany County during the holiday season. In 2011 alone, the group was able to benefit 2,672 people in need, helping families have a nicer holiday season. » Read More
Butch Cassidy, also known as Robert LeRoy Parker, was a notorious thief and historical western outlaw in the late 1800s. He has since evolved into an American legend and is the subject of the Master thesis for University of Wyoming Graduate student, John Mac Blewer. » Read More
Albany County School Board president Kathy Walsh says a new Laramie high school, estimated to top out at $87 million, has earned community support. Walsh said there have been good reviews, and the community has been positive. » Read More
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has publicly stated that this summer's dry conditions will have no impact on this fall's big game hunting. Al Langston, a spokesman for the Department stated that the lack of water may keep big game animals closer to the water's edge but that the quality of the hunt will not differ. » Read More
In the first overhaul of the 1962 sign regulations, the city council was divided four to three in approval. Concluding years of talks between the business owners, residents and the city staff, the newest regulation leads many to conclude the billboards will slowly die out. And this has raised ire among the small business owners, who say the signs are needed advertisement. » Read More
The Laramie Farmer’s Market expanded its space downtown to showcase its vendors. For the grand opening of the season, this popular and well-known market opened up to include the First Street parking lot and will also be located on Grand street. Laramie’s Farmer’s Market still lives up to its reputation as one of the best with a huge selection of produce, vegetables... » Read More
The Laramie Downtown Clinic provides basic medical care to low-income people and the uninsured. This is to help those that can’t afford medical attention elsewhere. This will help the less fortunate to get back on their feet, get back to work and help deal with health issues they may be unable to pay for without the help of insurance. » Read More
The economy has affected companies differently. Many companies are running leaner, having their employees do more work, with less resources to do them with. These past few years have left many employees stressed out and tired. Because of this productivity may have slipped. As the economy is improving it is time to refocus on rebuilding your productivity and... » Read More
The field of accounting continues to be a growing industry. Because of the growth opportunities within this industry, it is important accounting professionals are equipped with the skills needed to be successful. Courses in accounting are necessary for professionals to obtain the required skill sets to meet the demands of the industry. Accounting courses introduce students to accounting... » Read More
Do you have someone close to you that is almost impossible to shop for when the holidays or special occasions roll around? This year, make their gift something lasting and memorable with name art spelling our their name in a way that cannot be duplicated. It's a completely one-of-a-kind gift that they are guaranteed to love more than the pair of socks or gift card you got... » Read More
It’s no secret that baseball caps are an accepted, if slightly frowned-upon, fashion statement of American society. So while Major League Baseball is, perhaps, the most tradition-rich sport in the United States, it is not immune to marketing opportunities created by teams changing their uniform design or color. The alterations translate to new styles and colors of baseball caps. » Read More
Did you know that a house is broken into every night? Hopefully this is something that you never have to deal with, but in case it does happen to you, wouldn’t you want to protect your property in the best way possible? » Read More
Many kids have first responders such as fireman and policeman as their heroes while growing up. A few of these kids will grow up and decide to pursue these as their career. Though you can definitely go to a technical school for the basic information of becoming a firefighter or policeman, furthering your education with a public safety management degree can open up even further... » Read More
While Ethernet technology has been around for over 40 years, dedicated Ethernet services are relatively new to the marketplace. Whether shopping for a new phone and internet provider for your business, or if you're looking to upgrade, dedicated internet can help you to succeed; but how do you know if your company is big enough to warrant the investment? » Read More
There are many speculations as to who owns the world's largest gun collection. There are many organizations that have gun safes stocked full of guns of many different varieties. Many of these collections are viewable. There are guards and staff who will display the firearms, and put them back in the gun safes each day. Let's take a look at some of the top contenders for the biggest... » Read More
If you are an aspiring business owner or manager, it's important to learn the key ingredients for a successful business. Imagine what your day-to-day work life will entail to produce an amazing business that stimulates a generous profit, room for growth, and satisfied customers. » Read More
To paraphrase a popular idiom of the 1960s; "If you can remember the origins of CGI, then you probably weren't there." CGI, or Computer Generated Imagery, first hit the big screen during the credits of Hitchcock's 1958 movie, Vertigo. » Read More
Laramie, Wyoming is located in the southeastern part of the state and is home to 28,000 residents. The state capital of Cheyenne is located approximately fifty miles away, and Denver, Colorado is about one hundred thirty miles away. The city of Laramie takes great pride in being the home of the University of Wyoming, which is the only four-year college in the state.
Residents and visitors alike will enjoy the many activities and fun things to do in Laramie. The city and surrounding area are like paradise for outdoorsmen. There are many opportunities for hiking, biking, camping, skiing, winter sports, and rock climbing. When you hear Wyoming, you probably picture wide-open spaces, and you wouldn’t be wrong. The land is perfect for off-road vehicles, ranching, horseback riding, and hunting.
If it’s culture you seek, you will also find plenty in Laramie, WY. There are more than a dozen museums and galleries in Laramie and the surrounding area, including the Children’s Nature Center, the first Territorial Prison, and the House for Historic Women. You can spend hours on end learning about Laramie’s colorful history.
There are also hundreds of stores and shops that carry absolutely anything you could need. You can spend afternoons whiling away hours in antique stores and boutiques in the Historic Downtown of Laramie. If you’re looking for fashion and trends, there are several shopping centers from which to choose. Every Friday, the Historic Downtown also offers a Farmer’s Market, where you can find some of the freshest local produce, as well as arts and crafts created by local artisans.
You will find every convenience of a large city, all tucked in the quaint comfort of Laramie, Wyoming. The beauty, shopping, historic landmarks, activities, museums, and outdoor fun are second to none. Plan your visit to Laramie, WY today, and you just might want to call it home!
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