city of laramie http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Author Says Shepard Died Due To His Involvement With Drugs http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/author-says-shepard-died-due-his-involvement-drugs <p>The author of a book on Mathew Shepard says his death was related to drugs and not his sexual orientation.&nbsp; Stephen Jimenez writes that Shepard was involved in the Methamphetamine trade and that his horrific murder was the result of a drug deal gone wrong.</p><p>He says Shepard's main killer had been using meth which fueled the attack, an assertion that law enforcement authorities say is not true.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 02:24:11 +0000 Bob Beck 53490 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Author Says Shepard Died Due To His Involvement With Drugs Last day to recycle glass in Laramie http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/last-day-recycle-glass-laramie <p>Today is the last day Ark Regional Services in Laramie will accept glass for recycling.</p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 22:20:42 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 49237 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Last day to recycle glass in Laramie Laramie sues local newspaper and city council member http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/laramie-sues-local-newspaper-and-city-council-member <p><br>&nbsp; The city of Laramie is suing the Laramie Boomerang newspaper and a city councilor to get a judge's ruling on whether they're entitled to inspect city personnel records.<br>&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Tuesday's district court lawsuit follows requests by Laramie Councilor Joe Vitale and the newspaper for information related to former Mayor Jodi Guerin's qualifications to serve as city recreation manager.<br>&nbsp; Thu, 15 Aug 2013 00:46:22 +0000 Associated Press 45381 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Laramie sues local newspaper and city council member Cheyenne Police to help out for Jubilee Days http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/cheyenne-police-help-out-jubilee-days <p>A new program will allow Laramie and Cheyenne police officers to help one another during the Jubilee and Frontier Days weekends this month.</p><p>The arrangement allows an employee of one city to work in another city as needed. The police departments have decided to pilot the program with a focus on preventing drunk driving during the two popular festivals, beginning this weekend.</p><p>Commander Mitchell Cushman of the Laramie Police Department says that while the Cheyenne officers will be actively patrolling for impaired drivers, they will be able to enforce all Laramie laws.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 17:29:45 +0000 Chelsea Biondolillo 43553 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Cheyenne Police to help out for Jubilee Days Laramie named one of America’s “playful cities,” plans more “pocket parks” http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/laramie-named-one-america-s-playful-cities-plans-more-pocket-parks <p>Laramie has been included on a national list of “playful cities” with policies that promote play among children.</p><p>Children today play less than any previous generation, according to a statement from KaBOOM!, a non-profit that helps communities build playgrounds. The Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics says play is necessary for social, emotional and physical well-being of children.</p><p>Laramie has a housing development ordinance that requires new developments to donate to a local parks fund, or set aside space for parks.</p> Mon, 13 May 2013 15:47:17 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 40679 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Laramie named one of America’s “playful cities,” plans more “pocket parks”