UW Student-Athletes Earn MW Scholar-Athlete Honors

The Mountain West announced its 2017-18 Scholar-Athlete Award winners and the University of Wyoming Athletics had 76 student-athletes named to this year’s team. A league-record of 789 student-athletes were named to the team including 89 individuals who achieved a 4.00 or higher gpa over two or more terms, and 61 student-athletes who recognized in multiple sports.... Continue Reading
Albany County News

Badger Creek Fire Update 07-05-18

Badger Creek Fire Statistics:                                                                     Start:  June 10, 2018 Start Location: 2 miles NW of Mountain Home, WY Approximate size: 21,196 acres Approximate containment: 80% Cause:  Under Investigation Assigned Personnel: 179 Closures and Public Safety:  The current closure order, revised on June 30, and a map are available on InciWeb.... Continue Reading
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

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
Local Events

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