Albany County News

Owen Fire Discovered On Medicine Bow National Forest

Dubbed the Owen Fire, a wildfire was reported Monday afternoon on the Medicine Bow National Forest about 30 miles southwest of Laramie. The 300-acre fire is burning in timber near Lake Owen in southern Albany County. Campers and recreationists have been evacuated from the popular area by the Albany County Sheriff’s Department and the U.S.... Continue Reading

Stampede Day Nine: Rodeo Finals And July 4th Celebrations

Greeley Stampede Photo “A great end to a great day.”  It’s a cliché, but it was an accurate description for this July 4th Friday of Greeley Stampede events. The day was packed with an outstanding July 4th Parade, the exciting Rodeo Finals, the incredible voice of Martina McBride on the arena stage, and the amazing fireworks display after the concert. ... Continue Reading

Stampede Day Seven: Wild West Wednesday

Greeley Stampede Photo Lucky day number seven was a success at the 92nd annual Greeley Stampede. Today was Wild West Wednesday as the Stampede promoted and encouraged attendees to come in their best western wear to receive discounted admission. Thousands of young and old cowboys and cowgirls came dressed and read to “Get Western” today.... Continue Reading