Albany County News

Badger Creek Fire Update 06-29-18

Current Situation: Another day of critical fire weather conditions is expected for Friday, June 29. High winds could drive active fire behavior. Incident personnel will work to keep the fire from spreading north of Forest Road 533 and toward Wyoming Highway 230, as well as limiting spread to the east towards Woods Landing.... Continue Reading
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Fire In The Sky Soundtrack

The 2018 City-sponsored Fire in the Sky fireworks display will begin at approximately 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4th (unless inclement weather conditions prevent the show). In case of such weather conditions, the show will be held July 5th. Tune into Hits 106.1 FM for the countdown show and soundtrack for the fireworks. ... Continue Reading
Albany County News

WYO 230 To Close Again Due To Badger Creek Fire

WYO 230 from Woods Landing to the Colorado state line will close at 10 a.m. today, Friday, June 29, due to wildfire activity associated with the Badger Creek Fire. The closure will last until the road is safe to reopen. On Thursday afternoon, WYO 230 was temporarily closed and then reopened Thursday evening after fire activity decreased.... Continue Reading
Albany County News

Badger Creek Fire Update 06-28-2018

Current Situation: On Thursday afternoon, strong winds, high temperatures, and low humidity helped push the fire past previous containment lines in the northeast corner. Fire managers utilized resources assigned to the fire and ordered additional resources to assist with suppression efforts.... Continue Reading
Albany County News

Badger Creek Fire Activity Increases

The Badger Creek Fire has seen an increase in visible smoke today with the hot and windy conditions.  The fire is burning pockets of un-burned fuel and resources are on scene.  Additionally, highway 230 has been closed though no evacuations have been ordered at this time. ... Continue Reading