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Weather Forces I-80 Closure [UPDATED]
UPDATE:  WYDOT advises that Interstate 80 is open in both directions all the way across Wyoming.  U.S. 30 between Laramie and Pine Bluffs is also open in both directions.   ORIGINAL STORY: Interstate 80 is closed in both directions between Laramie and Rawlins due to winter conditions.…
Driver Fatigue, Incorrect Seat Belt Use Blamed For Fatal Accident
The Wyoming Highway Patrol is investigating driver fatigue and improper seat belt use as the contributing factors in the first recorded highway fatality in 2016, according to a prepared statement from the Highway Patrol. The deceased was a 44-year-old passenger from Pensacola, Fla., in a Jeep driven…
Highway Patrol Seizes Marijuana During Traffic Stop
The Wyoming Highway Patrol seized 19 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop on Interstate 80 west of Laramie on Wednesday, according to a prepared statement. A trooper stopped an eastbound sport utility vehicle for speeding near mile post 288 at 9:23 a.m., according to the news release Friday fro…
Laramie is the Best Small College Town in America
Laramie has once again been ranked highly on a list of the best college and university communities in the country. This time, Laramie is at the top of the list. College Values Online ranked Laramie number one on their list “50 Best Small College Towns in America.”  In determining …

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