Albany County News

UW Receives Grant to Enhance Dementia-Capable Care in Albany County

The University of Wyoming recently received a grant to provide community-based services for people with dementia and their family caregivers in Albany County. The UW Department of Psychology and the Wyoming Center on Aging received a $866,453, three-year grant from the Administration for Community Living to partner with local organizations to enhance dementia-capable care — the ability of organizations to meet the needs of people with dementia and their family caregivers.... Continue Reading
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WYDOT’s Authorized Travel Program helps motorists get to their destinations

The Wyoming Department of Transportation has a program that will allow motorists to travel on certain sections of a closed road if authorities deem conditions are safe. WYDOT has been accepting applications for its authorized travel program since the fall. Motorists typically apply around the fall to be prepared during the winter months when road closures occur.... Continue Reading
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Drive Sober This Holiday Season

Motorists can help keep Wyoming’s roads safe this holiday season by driving sober or having a designated sober driver. The Wyoming Highway Patrol and Wyoming Department of Transportation are urging motorists to make sure they get to their destinations safe by never driving drunk.... Continue Reading
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WYDOT to receive $20 million federal grant for I-80 winter safety improvements

The Wyoming Department of Transportation will construct passing lanes, add truck parking and make other improvements on Interstate 80 in southeast and south-central Wyoming to make winter travel safer. WYDOT will receive a $20 million Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant for an I-80 Winter Freight Improvement Project, which will add improvements along a 45-mile section of road between Laramie and Rawlins.... Continue Reading