LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — University of Wyoming officials have agreed to put half of all future tuition increases toward priorities determined by administrators and student government.
The Board of Trustees agreed to the change on Tuesday.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Marvin Prochet had 23 points and 12 rebounds on Friday night and Niagara held off Wyoming for a 72-67 win.
Chris Barton’s 3-pointer with 2:45 left gave Niagara the lead for good at 64-61 and Prochet’s jumper with 57 seconds made it 66-63. The Purple Eagles made all six ...
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Sean Chambers is the talk of the town.
That’s what happens when you go from being the backup quarterback to the starter. Wyoming’s true freshman signal caller did that three games ago and has had a rousing introduction to the Mountain West in helping Wyoming get on its ...
James with 23 points leads Wyoming over Grambling 86-78
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Justin James scored 23 points and grabbed seven rebounds and Wyoming edged Grambling 86-78 on Wednesday night.
Hunter Maldonado added 21 points and a team-high 12 rebounds for the Cowboys (1-2). Trevon Taylor scored 21 points off the bench and contributed seven ...
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The University of Wyoming has proposed dissolving its geography department and eliminating most geography degrees next year.
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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The University of Wyoming’s top education official says its plan to improve the College of Education will need $18 million to $20 million in initial funding to overhaul the state’s system of producing teachers.
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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming’s offense has undergone a transformation with Sean Chambers at the controls.
Since the true freshman took over at quarterback 10 quarters ago, the unit has scored eight touchdowns. The Cowboys have put up 24.6 points (six more than their season average) and ...
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will consider creating a new major in construction management.
The board meets this coming week in Laramie.
The proposed construction management program has been developed by the Department of Civil and Architectural ...
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — There’s some irony to what Cooper Rothe is doing.
Growing up in Longmont, Colorado, Rothe never thought he’d be a kicker. In fact, he rarely passed up the opportunity to rib those who seemed to have the simplest task in football.
“Even in high school, I couldn’t ...
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The Albany County attorney has identified the sheriff’s deputy who fatally shot a 39-year-old man on Sunday in Laramie.
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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — JaQuori McLaughlin scored 17 points and Devearl Ramsey added 14 in UC Santa Barbara’s 76-66 defeat of Wyoming in a season opener Tuesday night thanks to a fierce closing run.
McLaughlin, a sophomore transfer from Oregon State, scored 12 of his 17 points in the first ...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Latest on the general election in Wyoming (all times local):
Republican Liz Cheney has won a second term as Wyoming’s lone U.S. House representative.
Cheney beat Democratic businessman Greg Hunter of Laramie in a race that drew little attention ...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a man who relatives said struggled with mental illness and was fearful of police but a kind person.
Relatives identified the victim as Robbie Ramirez, 39, of Laramie, and said the shooting happened after a traffic stop in ...
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The Latest on an officer-involved shooting in Wyoming (all times local):
A brother of a man shot and killed by a sheriff’s deputy in Wyoming says the victim was a kind, sweet person who struggled with episodes of paranoia.
Randy Ramirez, of Fort ...
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Nico Evans rushed for 187 yards, including a 58-yard score and Sean Chambers added 129 yards with a 64-yard touchdown run to lead Wyoming to a 24-9 win over San Jose State on a snowy Saturday afternoon.
It was the third straight game in which the running back and ...
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Man accused in Wyoming GOP office fire to remain in custody
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A federal magistrate has ordered that a 27-year-old man remain in custody while his court case proceeds on charges of breaking into and setting fire to a local Wyoming Republican Party office.
Kellen M. Sorber is charged with one count of using fire to commit a ...
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming junior linebacker Logan Wilson has been named the Mountain West Conference defensive player of the week by College Sports Madness for his performance last Friday against Colorado State.
The Casper native helped lead the Cowboys to a 34-21 win over rival ...
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — A 27-year-old man charged with setting fire to a Wyoming Republican Party office in Laramie is in the custody of U.S. marshals.
A preliminary hearing in federal court was scheduled Thursday for Kellen Sorber, who is charged with using fire to commit a felony.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Allen Edwards has watched his mix of holdovers and newcomers go at each other in practice the last few months.
On Thursday, Wyoming’s basketball coach will finally get to see his team go against someone else.
The Cowboys will host Colorado Christian in a 7 p.m. ...
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The University of Wyoming is looking to increase the number of students in its study abroad program, aiming to have 650 annually by 2022.
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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming coach Craig Bohl says defensive tackle Youhanna Ghaifan (yo-HAWN’-uh guh-FAWN’) has been suspended indefinitely after Ghaifan was charged with two misdemeanor offenses in Fort Collins, Colorado.
A news release from the Wyoming athletic department said Ghaifan ...
Federal authorities offer reward for Wyoming suspect
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Federal authorities are offering a $5,000 reward for information on the whereabouts of a man charged with vandalizing and setting fire to a local Republican Party headquarters in downtown Laramie last September.
Kellen M. Sorber was charged Tuesday with using fire to ...
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The question everybody is asking regarding Wyoming’s quarterback situation won’t be answered until the Cowboys tee it up against Colorado State on Friday night.
At least not publicly.
Wyoming coach Craig Bohl may know before then if he’s going to stick with ...
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Federal authorities in Wyoming have charged a man with vandalizing and setting fire to a local Republican Party headquarters in downtown Laramie last September.
Kellen M. Sorber was charged Tuesday with using fire to commit a felony after an investigation into the fire ...
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — A new survey finds that Wyoming residents have steadily changing opinions regarding the use and possession of marijuana.
The Wyoming Survey and Analysis Center at the University of Wyoming conducted the survey Oct. 9-19, collecting 607 responses from randomly selected ...
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Sean Chambers made his collegiate debut Saturday in Wyoming’s loss to Utah State, but that doesn’t necessarily mean the freshman won’t have the same class designation next season.
A new rule implemented by the NCAA before the season allows players to play up to four ...
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — University of Wyoming administrators are considering revisions to the school’s housing policy to require all incoming freshmen living more than 30 miles outside of Laramie to live on campus.
UW trustee John McKinley said the full board of trustees has not yet reviewed ...
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Its high-scoring offense largely kept at bay, Utah State turned to defense and special teams to earn its sixth straight victory, 24-16 over Wyoming on Saturday.
Jontrell Rocquemore’s 20-yard interception return on the first play of the second half set up a 3-yard TD ...
Big Horn 63, Southeast 20
Big Piney 55, Lyman 6
Buffalo 56, Newcastle 8
Casper Kelly Walsh 58, Campbell County 14
Casper Natrona 49, Rock Springs 14
Cheyenne Central 31, Cheyenne South 18
Cody 24, Green River 20
Cokeville 48, Wind ...
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — It’s been a while since Wyoming has experienced this much losing in a short period of time.
Fresh off a 27-3 loss at Fresno State in which the offense floundered again and the defense couldn’t hold off a Bulldog offense that started three of its scoring drives in ...
Dead candidate’s name will appear on Wyoming ballots
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The name of a Wyoming Republican regional political candidate who died last week will still appear on ballots in the Nov. 6 election.
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Big Horn 49, Lusk 12
Buffalo 28, Big Piney 0
Burns 54, Newcastle 8
Casper Natrona 51, Cheyenne Central 14
Cheyenne East 24, Rock Springs 16
Cheyenne South 28, Campbell County 21
Cokeville def. Saratoga, forfeit
Douglas 47, Lander ...
AP WAS THERE: Matthew Shepard dies after being beaten
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — On Oct. 12, 1998, Matthew Shepard, a gay student at the University of Wyoming, died at a hospital in Colorado nearly a week after being beaten and lashed to a fence before being found by bicyclists. Shepard’s death turned the college student into a powerful symbol of the
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — When two roofing workers beat a young gay man to death in Wyoming in 1998, the gruesome crime quickly reverberated around the U.S. and turned the sandy-haired college student into a powerful symbol of the quest for acceptance and equal rights.
But two decades after ...
University of Wyoming ‘Cowboys’ campaign to expand
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The University of Wyoming’s “The World Needs More Cowboys” marketing campaign has only just begun.
The Laramie Boomerang reports ...
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming hasn’t had a problem running the ball with Nico Evans.
The Cowboys’ senior running back has gashed defenses when he’s been on the field. Of the four games Evans has played — he missed two with bruised ribs — he’s rushed for at least 140 yards in three of them ...
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The Albany County Republican Party headquarters in downtown Laramie is open for business again three weeks after someone apparently set fire to it.
The fire occurred around 3 a.m. on Sept. 6 and damaged the office on the first floor of a building.
Damage to the ...
Big Horn 42, Tongue River 21
Big Piney 12, Pinedale 6
Buffalo 24, Wheatland 14
Burlington def. Ten Sleep, forfeit
Burns 26, Pine Bluffs 20, OT
Casper Natrona 42, Casper Kelly Walsh 12
Cheyenne East 38, Cheyenne Central 19
Cody 22, ...
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — A recent survey shows University of Wyoming staff and faculty appear largely dissatisfied with their workplace.
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LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The good news for Wyoming’s men’s basketball team is the Cowboys have started the Allen Edwards era with the momentum of back-to-back 20-win seasons.
The bad news? Many of the contributors that helped get that going are no longer around. Wyoming opened practice last ...
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by two Native American tribes in South Dakota over the federal government’s reorganization of the Bureau of Indian Education.
The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and the Rosebud Sioux Tribe contended that the Department of ...
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming didn’t show well in its Mountain West Conference opener last week, but the Cowboys aren’t dwelling on it.
They don’t have time to.
Wyoming is moving on quicker than usual from its 34-14 loss to Boise State with a trip to Hawaii looming Saturday. The ...
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Playing in hazy conditions caused by smoke from a forest fire burning the area, Boise State’s Brett Rypien burned another defense to record his fourth consecutive 300-yard passing game this season.
Rypien completed 28 of 42 pass attempts for two touchdowns and 342 ...
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The University of Wyoming’s Alumni Association is asking members whether to shrink the size of its governing board.
In a letter to alumni, the association’s president Jane Farrell says a smaller board will cut costs and benefit the group in other ways. The Laramie ...
Big Horn 42, Pine Bluffs 7
Big Piney 34, Lovell 6
Buffalo 51, Moorcroft 13
Burlington 77, Dubois 14
Casper Natrona 41, Thunder Basin 34
Cheyenne Central 17, Casper Kelly Walsh 10
Cheyenne East 31, Laramie 14
Cody 46, Evanston ...
Wyoming county commissioner accused of driving while drunk
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — A longtime Wyoming county commissioner is accused of driving while drunk.
The Laramie Boomerang reports Albany County Commission Chairman Tim Chesnut was arrested Tuesday after being stopped by a sheriff’s deputy. According to a ...
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — University of Wyoming officials may recommend that the state build new dormitories capable of housing 2,000 students.
The university’s Housing Task Force is drafting a report for state lawmakers to review during the next legislative session.