Albany County News

Sierra Madre Range and Snowy Range, in the Medicine Bow National Forest – Enter Stage 1 Fire Restrictions

Stage 1 fire restrictions went into effect July 5, 2018 on all National Forest System lands within the Sierra Madre Range and Snowy Range, Medicine Bow National Forest, located in Albany and Carbon Counties. The U.S. Forest Service has coordinated with both counties on the timing of the restrictions, which are due to a continued forecast of dry, warm weather conditions and potential for wildfire.... Continue Reading
Albany County News

Laramie Ranger District partners with Common Outdoor Ground to clean up Pole Mountain

On Monday, July 9, volunteers will give Pole Mountain a much needed clean-up after the Fourth of July holiday and two busy weekends. The Laramie Ranger District and Wyoming Department of Transportation have partnered with Common Outdoor Ground (COG), a community organization in southeast Wyoming, to host a clean-up event on the popular section of the Medicine Bow National Forest.... Continue Reading
Albany County News

Badger Creek Fire Update 7-3-2018

Current Situation: There was no new growth reported on Monday. Yesterday, crews put in hand line and a dozer line on the northeast corner of the fire along Forest Road 533, also using bucket drops to cool down hot areas in the Porter Creek drainage.... Continue Reading