Tornadoes provide thrills, but saving lives is the real reason we brave the storms

On June 12th, 2017, forecasters expected one of the worst tornado outbreaks to hit portions of southeast Wyoming, northern Colorado and western Nebraska in more than 30 years.   It was also the first time in history that a Particularly Dangerous Situation Tornado Watch had been issued for these areas, which sounds as bad as it

Mens soccer finishes fourth in the nation after successful bid in tournament

While they came up short on their bid to become national champions, Vince Gibson, head coach of the Laramie County Community College men’s soccer team, said winning the first game of the national tournament and ending fourth in the nation far exceeded expectations. Of the 12 years that Gibson has been coaching here, he said

Campus Crews armed with plows…

Cheyenne- The National Weather Service in Cheyenne issued a winter storm warning for a large area that included Laramie County Community College two days before Thanksgiving. Richard Evelo, Ground Maintenance Manager for LCCC, was ready with his army of workers at 2 a.m. Tuesday as the clouds gathered. Evelo said that it is important to

LCCC Men’s soccer to be featured in Region IX tournament

  The  Region IX tournament   start this weekend, with the men hosting Central Community College at noon Saturday.  The top eight teams from the conference will be playing in this tournament. Winners of the first round will then go on to the semi finals, which will be held in Denver on Nov. 2 and

Headcount: Netflix newest horror movie

Halloween is right around the corner, and Netflix has already started to get the scares flying. As of Sept. 13, Netflix released a new category, called “Netflix and Chills.” This category features old TV shows and movies, as well as newly released Netflix shows and movies. The first Netflix movie to be released in this

National Suicide Prevention Month

National Suicide Prevention Month September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and it brings people from all walks of life together to help those in need. On March 31, 2017, Netflix debuted the series “13 Reasons Why.” The series is based off of a book written by Jay Asher in 2007 and follows the aftermath of 

President Dr. Joe Schaffer selected to AACC

Laramie County Community College’s president has been selected for seat on the American Association of Community Colleges Board of Directors, a position he begins on July 1. President Dr. Joe Schaffer is one of 10 community college presidents recently elected to serve on that board. He is the only one of those newly elected directors

Spanish courses to implement Virtual Reality

Students who are enrolling in Spanish classes,  will soon have the opportunity to use virtual reality headsets as a way to enhance their  learning. Spanish instructor Ian Caldon is implementing the idea for Laramie County Community College. “What first planted the seed in my mind for language acquisition was last year I was down in

Meteorologist talks about key ingredients severe weather/tornadoes as southeast Wyoming approaches severe weather season

The National Weather Service held its annual advanced weather spotter training class on May 8 at the ANB Bank Center in the Pathfinder Building. This event was open to people of all ages and featured lead forecaster Jared Allen. Tornadoes and severe weather in general  were discussed at length; peak tornado season in southeast Wyoming

Gov. Mark Gordon to speak at 2019 commencement

Gov. Mark Gordon will address Laramie County Community College graduates at the annual commencement ceremony, starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 18, at Storey Gym. Gordon was elected as the 33rd governor of Wyoming in November and was sworn into office in January. He hails from Johnson County. In order for a speaker to be

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