On the surface, it might not seem like a big deal. In April, 8,600 local students in grades 5-12 will be asked to spend about 30 minutes answe…

When I started as your managing editor with the Laramie Boomerang, I asked you, the readers, to let me know how am I doing.

On Christmas Eve I was watching the PBS program on Fred Rogers, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor.” I am thinking of him right now as I write this on …

Little by little, one step at a time, I am sure you will agree, improvements are being made at the Laramie Boomerang. From “putting our foot d…

I spent much of my 82 years as an advocate of education, environment and political causes. I wanted public lands protected so I could continue…

The last thing I expected when I arrived yesterday at approximately 8:30 a.m., was being confronted with the fact the truck delivering Friday’…

It was May 2010. I had just moved to Bartow, Florida after having lived the previous 22 years in Hickory, N.C. That Thanksgiving I was invited…

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The late, former New York City Mayor Ed Koch was known for frequently asking, “How am I doing?” He did well enough, obviously, to earn a secon…

This was not the column I had planned writing introducing myself to readers of the Boomerang, and to residents of Laramie. But as the saying g…

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