Albany County News

New Web Camera Near Bosler

A new web camera was installed on U.S. 30/287 near Bosler earlier this month and is available for public viewing. The camera allows drivers and others to see real-time road conditions on U.S. 30/287. It is located at MM 311.2, which is just south of the intersection with WYO 34.... Continue Reading

Betty Kiser Memorial Chili Cook-off 2018 Winners

In it’s third year the Betty Kiser Memorial Chili Cook-off, held annually during Laramie Jubilee Days, drew a collection of fantastic chili cooks and helped to raise more than $900 for the Laramie Soup Kitchen. In The Red Chili Category: Rocky Kimball John Montgomery Lyman Wilkinson Linda Wilkinson Karen Hendricks Eric Harris Cheryl Welegala US Bank Laramie Janet Virnig Randy Timothy Mitchell Kelly In the Green Chili Category: Becky Peck First Interstate Bank Justin Sanchez Shealynn Arndt Showmanship: Bigtop Chimney Delight – Ryan Claxton Premier Bone & Joint Tenacious Tekis – Eric Harris Premier Bone & Joint Laramie Soccer Club – Pete Zaferos People’s Choice Award: ANB Bank Tasters voted on their favorite chili with donations to the Laramie Soup Kitchen and a total of $936.83 was raised.... Continue Reading

Laramie Jubilee Days Parade Winners 2018

The 2018 Laramie Jubilee Days Parade sponsored by Laramie Dental Arts had more than 85 entries and lasted approximately 1 hour.   The theme this year was “Gem City Of The Plains” to correspond with the 150th Anniversary of Laramie. Here are the winners for each of the different awards: Best of Parade: Rocky Mountain Reclamation Best use of color: UW Art Mobile Best Themed Entry: Lumberjacks Rugby Most Creative: LEAF After School Program Most Original: Wyoming Wagon Works Community Spirit: Ivinson Memorial Hospital Best Reunion: Class of 1969 Best Decorated Horse: Cathedral Home for Children Best Horse Drill Team: Cheyenne Trotters Best Non-Profit: Feeding Laramie Valley Best Band: Laramie High School Best Costumes: Laramie Sesquicentennial... Continue Reading
Albany County News

Badger Creek Fire Update 07-19-18

Badger Creek Fire Statistics:                                                                       Start Date:  June 10, 2018 Start Location: 2 miles NW of Mountain Home, WY Approximate size: 21,310 acres Approximate containment: 93% Cause:  Under Investigation Assigned Personnel: 26 Current Situation:  Today, the Badger Creek fire was transferred over to the local forest with a smaller Type 4 organization.... Continue Reading

Cowboys Add Fort Myers Tip-Off to 2018-19 Schedule

The University of Wyoming men’s basketball schedule got even more challenging on Thursday with the addition of the Inaugural Fort Myers Tip-Off to the 2018-19 non-conference slate. The early season tournament field also includes Boston College of the ACC, Loyola Chicago of the Missouri Valley Conference and Richmond of the Atlantic 10 Conference.... Continue Reading