Voters approve ballot measure to benefit Fine Arts programs

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eWViDIfK-y0%5B/embedyt%5D   By Courtney Walston and Josh McLees Laramie County Community College’s ballot initiative for a property tax increase to fund the renovation of the college’s Fine Arts building and construction of a performing arts center passed with 60.93 percent of residents voting for the measure.   When LCCC asked the public for a nearly

Board of Trustees chairman to not return after his four-year term

Current Laramie County Community College Board of Trustees Chair Bradley Barker III will be wrapping up his four-year term as a trustee in November. Barker was initially elected to the board in 2014 after several years working as an admissions representative for LCCC. Barker said he had a close friendship with former vice chairman of

Candidate survey: J.C. Manalo

Tell our readers who you are and why you’re qualified for this elected position. I have a degree in Financial Management institution from one of the best universities in Asia. Besides being a district manager of AT&T, we took care of the back end and the profit and loss of the company. The college would

Candidate survey: Edwin G. Avery

Tell our readers who you are and why you’re qualified for this elected position. Hello, I am Edwin G. Avery and I believe I am qualified for this elected position as a member of the LCCC Board of Trustees for the following reasons: First of all, my education fits as I possess both bachelor and

Candidate survey: Janine Thompson

Tell our readers who you are and why you’re qualified for this elected position. My name is Janine Thompson, as a highly motivated person with a wide range of experience and values, I will be an asset to the LCCC Board, while continuing the board’s hard work.  As the business owner of 1st Accounting Solutions

Candidate survey: Harmon “Bud” Davis II

Tell our readers who you are and why you’re qualified for this elected position. I have extensive experience, including four years as the governor of the Wyoming Chapter of the American College of Physicians (the largest medical speciality organization in the United States), which means  that I served on National Board of Governors of the

Candidate survey: Brenda Lyttle

Tell our readers who you are and why you’re qualified for this elected position. I am currently on the LCCC Board of Trustees and have been for the past 12 years.  I am fortunate to have worked on policies, building campaigns, personnel searches, and other important areas of board activity.  My appreciation of LCCC’s place

Gubernatorial candidates give their ideas to help fund higher education

Wyoming voters will be electing a new governor in November.  Where that newly elected governor stands on higher education will impact the citizens of Wyoming.  Mary Throne, the Democratic candidate; Mark Gordon, the Republican candidate; and Lawrence Struempf, the Libertarian candidate, all have their own platforms, but they share some views on how to best

College asking voters to help fund construction

Laramie County residents will have some decisions to make regarding taxes this election season. There are three ballot propositions on the Nov. 6 general election ballot, and all three will impact taxes paid in Laramie County. Here is a look at the three proposals:   LCCC one-mill levy Laramie County Community College is seeking public

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