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  Laramie, Wyoming - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Laramie is a city located in Albany County, Wyoming, and is the county seat of that county.
Laramie, located in southeast Wyoming, on the Laramie River, is northwest of Cheyenne, on the junction of Interstate 80 and US 287.
Laramie was an important stop on the Overland Trail and transcontinental railroad in the late 19th century.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Laramie,_Wyoming   (840 words)

  
 Fort Laramie Home Page
Fort Laramie, the military post, was founded in 1849 when the army purchased the old Fort John for $4000, and began to build a military outpost along the Oregon Trail.
In the 1850s, one of the main functions of the troops stationed at the fort was patrolling and maintaining the security of a lengthy stretch of the Oregon Trail.
During the latter part of the 1860s, troops from Fort Laramie were involved in supplying and reinforcing the forts along the Bozeman Trail, until the Treaty of 1868 was signed.
www.nps.gov /fola/laramie.htm   (693 words)

  
 Laramie, Wyoming
Surrounded by the Snowy Range to the west and the Laramie Mountains to the east, the Laramie Valley is wide enough to be considered a high plain.
The Old Laramie Depot continues to be a functioning depot today, and the town is a significant crossroads for both passenger and freight lines.
Today, Laramie is most strongly influenced by the University, and the students and faculty from all parts of the country and the world who are drawn to this rich, windswept landscape.
www.ultimatewyoming.com /sectionpages/sec6/Laramie/laramie.html   (1174 words)

  
 Laramie, Wyoming - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Laramie was an important stop on the and transcontinental railroad in the late 19th century.
It is widely believed he was killed because he was gay, though it is also suggested the crime was drug-related.
In 2005 Laramie became the first city in Wyoming to ban smoking in enclosed public spaces, including bars and restaurants, after Laramie voters upheld the ban in a city wide referendum.
www.laramie.us /project/wikipedia/index.php?title=Laramie,_Wyoming&act...   (739 words)

  
 Ft Laramie on the Oregon-Trail
Laramie marked the gateway to the Rocky Mountains.
The fur trade was in decline by then and fur traders would be gone from Ft. Laramie by 1849, when the army bought them out and embarked on a major expansion.
The Trail near Ft. Laramie was littered with heirloom furniture, stoves and food.
www.isu.edu /~trinmich/FtLaramie.html   (469 words)

  
 The Brick Bed & Breakfast -- Laramie, Wyoming
Pennie and Gary came to Laramie in 1970; Pennie as a UW freshman from the community of Big Piney in western Wyoming, and Gary as a Director of Student Activities from LaCrosse, Wisconsin.
She is Vice President of the Laramie Plains Museum/Ivinson Mansion Board of Directors, a Lions Club member, and a member of P.E.O. She is an avid supporter and sometimes participant in Wyoming Senior Olympics.
He is an avid basketball player, serves on the Laramie Planning Commission, is on the Board of Directors of the Wyoming Territorial Park, is a member of Rotary and Cowboy Joe Clubs, and also participates in the Wyoming Senior Olympics.
www.wyomingcompanion.com /thebrickbb/hosts.html   (413 words)

  
 Fort Laramie, Wyoming - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fort Laramie is a town located in Goshen County, Wyoming.
The town is named after the historic Fort Laramie on the Oregon Trail, which was located across the North Platte River from the current town, at the mouth of the Laramie River.
Fort Laramie is located at 42°12'48" North, 104°31'2" West (42.213233, -104.517123)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fort_Laramie,_Wyoming   (430 words)

  
 Laramie Laramie, Wyoming (Cities)
Laramie is located in Albany County and it is the county seat.
Laramie grew after the railroad arrived here in 1868 and it was incorporated in 1874.
Laramie River Greenbelt, an interface between nature and the community; and Medicine Bow National Forest, are nearby.
www.ohwy.com /wy/l/laramie.htm   (193 words)

  
 Laramie Boomerang Online - Laramie, Wyoming News and Information
He said Laramie has two main thoroughfares going through town, an active downtown and large youth and student population which all contribute to the need for a dedicated traffic unit.
Although the Laramie City Council has just begun the budget process, some departments have been working on their budgets since the last budget was approved.
Laramie Police Chief Bob Deutsch said he is working on his budget all year long so when he gets his budget manual from the city he is ready to plug in numbers.
www.laramieboomerang.com   (674 words)

  
 Fort Laramie National Historic Site (National Park Service)
Soon to be known as Fort Laramie, it rested at a location that would quickly prove to be the path of least resistance across a continent.
In 1849 as the Gold Rush of California drew more westward, Fort Laramie became a military post, and for the next 41 years, would shape major events as the struggle between two cultures for domination of the northern plains increased into conflict.
Fort Laramie closed, along with the frontier it helped shape and influence in 1890.
www.nps.gov /fola   (231 words)

  
 Albany County Laramie, Wyoming (Counties)
The Laramie Mountains span along the eastern county line.
The county seat of Albany County, Wyoming, is Laramie.
The county population on July 1, 1999, was 29,060, a decrease of 1,737 over the 1990 census.
www.ohwy.com /wy/y/y56001.htm   (177 words)

  
 Laramie County, Wyoming - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Laramie County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wyoming.
National Register of Historic Places listing for Laramie Co., Wyoming
This page was last modified 21:24, 7 April 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Laramie_County,_Wyoming   (378 words)

  
 Wyoming & Colorado Ranch Real Estate - Western United Realty LLC, Ranch Brokers
Located 30 minutes from Laramie, WY in the quaint mountain town of Centennial, WY this wonderful Wyoming home and acreage is sited in Aspen Country with a great common area with fishing ponds, trees, outstanding views of mountain peaks and direct access to the national forest.
In the Little Snake River Valley of southern Wyoming, located thirteen miles east of Baggs, Wyoming, consists of approximately 1,250 acres in a combination of deeded, Wyoming State lease and BLM land.
Laramie, WY. This 1,223+/- acre ranch and recreation property is located 15 miles southwest of Laramie.
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 WyomingAthletics.com : University of Wyoming : Official Athletic Site
Wyoming Cowboy Football fans are reminded that the renewal deadline for season tickets is quickly approaching on May 19.
Wyoming's 54-hole total of 914 (+50) placed them in eighth in the nine team field.
Each week during the 2005-06 school year a different University of Wyoming student-athlete will be featured and asked a variety of questions so that UW fans can get to know them a little better.
wyomingathletics.cstv.com   (332 words)

  
 Wyoming Highways @ RockyMountainRoads.com
Wyoming's mileposts are based on the secret control number, so the mileposts along a given route may not be unique only to that signed route number.
Don't hold your breath for Wyoming to boot the cowboy off the plates to reflect PETA's politically correct campaign." Miss Sigmon said the plates are a promotion of rodeos, although there is no mention of rodeos on the plates, which contain the image, license number and state name.
The State of Wyoming has designated six scenic loop tours, three in the southern half of the state and three in the northern half of the state.
www.rockymountainroads.com /wyoming.html   (1685 words)

  
 Hoover Lodging Realty - Howard Johnson Inn, Laramie, Wyoming   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Laramie is the most vibrant city in Wyoming with it’s busy commerce and the abounding activity from the University of Wyoming and their strong following of the Cowboy sports programs.
It is located in the south-central portion of the state along Interstate 80, a highly traveled road connecting Chicago to the west coast.
Howard Johnson Inn is located in the City of Laramie, Albany County, in the southeast portion of the State of Wyoming.
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Surrounded by the gently rolling plains of southeastern Wyoming, the old railroad town of Laramie has attracted all kinds of visitors.
Much of downtown Laramie has been preserved, and it reflects the West's late-19th-century quest for respectability on the rugged frontier.
Laramie is on 1-80, about 125 miles north of Denver; downtown has a good selection of restaurants for lunch and dinner.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1216/is_4_210/ai_99164980   (433 words)

  
 Tectonic Theater Project - The Laramie Project   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
On October 7, 1998, a young gay man was discovered bound to a fence in the hills outside Laramie Wyoming, savagely beaten and left to die in an act of brutality and hate that shocked the nation.
Matthew Shepard's death became a national symbol of intolerance, but for the people of Laramie the event became deeply personal, and it is their voices we hear in this stunningly effective theater piece.
The Laramie Project chronicles the life of the town of Laramie in the year after the murder, using eight actors to embody more than sixty different people in their own words - from rural ranchers to university professors.
www.tectonictheaterproject.org /Laramie/Laramie.htm   (252 words)

  
 Sponsored Archives: Laramie Revisited
Shepard, a gay student at the University of Wyoming in Laramie, was taken from a bar to this remote site October 6 and found the next day.
Following are excerpts from the statement yesterday by Dennis Shepard, the father of Matthew Shepard, at the sentencing of Aaron J. McKinney, who was convicted of second-degree murder on Wednesday in the death of the younger Mr.
This archive republishes 17 New York Times articles about the murder of Matthew Shepard, who was beaten to death in Laramie, Wyoming, in 1998, as well as the trial of his two assailants and the nationwide debate about hate-crimes legislation that it provoked.
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 Laramie, Wyoming
For a time Laramie was reputedly the "wildest town in the Wild West", frequented by robbers, cattle rustlers, prostitutes and other dubious characters.
Violent crime was an everyday matter, and it seemed at times that the life of a steer was worth more than the life of a man. On the other side of the coin, Laramie was the first place in the United States where women were elected to public office.
Other features of interest in the town are the Laramie Plains Museum, the Rocky Mountains Herbarium and the Wyoming Territorial Park, with the Territorial Prison in which Butch Cassidy was once confined.
www.planetware.com /wyoming/laramie-us-wy-l.htm   (232 words)

  
 HBO Films - The Laramie Project - Synopsis
Two Laramie residents, aged 20 and 21, were apprehended for the crime, which became front-page news around the country.
Armed with a list of names, Moises and his fellow company members interview a cross-section of Laramie residents who reveal as much about the collective psyche of their town as they do about the crime itself.
The Laramie Project includes scenes from the separate trials of McKinney and Henderson, climaxing with an impassioned speech from Matthew's father at McKinney's sentencing.
www.hbo.com /films/laramie/synopsis   (758 words)

  
 City of Laramie, Wyoming
Laramie, Wyoming, a town of approximately 25,000 residents is located 45 miles west of Cheyenne at an elevation of 7,200 feet.
Laramie is home to the University of Wyoming and the Wyoming Cowboys.
The Diamond, Snowy Range West of Laramie Wyoming.
www.ci.laramie.wy.us /photos.html   (94 words)

  
 Laramie Newspapers: Wyoming Online Guide to find a Newspaper near you.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
With the help of the Laramie Newspapers Guide, you can make an informed choice in the comfort of your own home, without searching through endless information.
Situated on a high plateau near the Snowy Range, Laramie is a commercial and transportation center for a ranching and timber-producing region; manufactures include cement and wood products.
The Laramie Newspapers Guide uses results from Qwest Dex Yellow Pages and Smart Pages to try to give complete coverage in the state of Wyoming.
www.xzett.com /Newspapers/wyoming/laramie.htm   (195 words)

  
 Laramie County Library System   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Laramie County Library will host its annual spring book sale on Saturday and Sunday, May 6 and 7.
Laramie County Library System (LCLS) Board of Directors intends to adopt and amend policies relating to the publics' use of library facilities, materials and equipment View Policies >>
The Laramie County Library (LCL), Cheyenne, WY is requesting information regarding placement of an Automated Teller Machine in the Central Library, 2800 Central Ave, Cheyenne, WY 82001.
www.lclsonline.org   (218 words)

  
 Laramie, Wyoming (WY) Detailed Profile - travel and real estate info, jobs, hotels, hospitals, weather, schools, crime, ...
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 University of Wyoming Art Museum
Established in 1972 to collect, preserve, exhibit, and interpret the breadth of the visual arts and cultural artifacts throughout time, the University of Wyoming Art Museum is located in the dramatic Centennial Complex on the university campus in Laramie, Wyoming.
Supported by public and private funds, the University of Wyoming Art Museum was created to serve the people of Wyoming and those who visit the state.
The University of Wyoming Art Museum is accredited by the American Association of Museums.
www.uwyo.edu /artmuseum   (193 words)

  
 Laramie Apartments and Houses for Rent - Laramie, WY
Most Laramie tenants (but not ours!) are at the mercy of whichever gas supplier the previous tenant chose, due to Kinder Morgan's so-called "Choice" gas program.
The area surrounding the University of Wyoming is one of the best places to live in Laramie, whether you're associated with the University or not.
Wyoming is not a community property state and treats married couples as separate individuals for the purpose of finances, contracts, etc.)
www.brettglass.com /rentals   (3647 words)

  
 Quick Facts about Laramie, Wyoming   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
he city of Laramie is home to our only state university, and as such offers the Wyoming version of a college town: intellectual, relaxed, fun loving, and a little bit cosmopolitan.
I put my valise down on the floor and was going out, when he asked me if my clothes were marked.
Murders and hangings were a daily affair, and a saloon owner named Asa Moore ran the town with the help of a town marshal who had just been acquitted of murder charges in Cheyenne, and an assistant marshal who got caught stealing mules.
www.wyomingbnb-ranchrec.com /City.Laramie.html   (505 words)

  
 Transportation from the Denver International Airport to Laramie, Wyoming for the 2005 IMA/RMMC Conference
If you are coming to Laramie by one of the shuttles, or being picked up at the Laramie airport, you will be dropped off at White Hall.
Laramie is located 120 miles north of Denver, Colorado, 60 miles north of Fort Collins, Colorado and 45 miles west of Cheyenne, Wyoming.
There are flights from Denver to Cheyenne, however there is no shuttle service from Cheyenne to Laramie so participants would be on their own finding transportation from Cheyenne to Laramie.
www.ima.umn.edu /pi_programs/IMA-RMMC_Transportation.html   (789 words)

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