Albany County News

UW Art Museum Hosts Star-Gazing Party Wednesday

Music, storytelling, telescopes and art will blend together during a star-gazing party Wednesday, July 9, from 8:30-10 p.m. at the University of Wyoming Art Museum galleries and sculpture terrace. “An Evening Under the Stars: Storytelling, Music, and Astrophotography” is part of the museum’s exhibition, “Starstruck: The Fine Art of Astrophotography,” and is free and open to the public.... Continue Reading
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Local Credit Unions Unite to Help Furry Friends

By: sneakerdog Laramie’s local credit unions, ACPE, Laramie Plains, & UniWyo are uniting for good to collect food and toys for the Laramie Animal Shelter.  For every 2 items donated, the credit unions have pledged to contribute an additional item. “We are thrilled to partner with our other local credit unions again. ... Continue Reading
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Aerial Mosquito Control Planned

City of Laramie Mosquito Control has scheduled the aerial application of Dibrom for control of adult mosquitoes in rural areas adjacent to the City on Tuesday evening, July 8th beginning at 7 pm. This application is targeted to control both nuisance and vector mosquitoes, including Culex tarsalis, which can transmit West Nile virus (WNv).... Continue Reading
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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
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UW Parking Permits Available Online Starting Tuesday

University of Wyoming parking permits for 2014-15 will be available for purchase online at www.uwyo.edu/tap beginning Tuesday, July 1. UW Transit and Parking Services officials note that reminders and instructions will not be sent through campus mail. They ask UW employees to notify or post this announcement for employees who may not have regular access to email.... Continue Reading