Albany County News

2014 Should be a Good Year for the Cutt-Slam

The above average snowpack of this past winter has made difficult to impossible fishing conditions on many Wyoming streams, but this same snowpack bodes well for anglers going after their Cutt-Slam later this summer. In 2013, Wyoming’s Cutt-Slam program continued to be very popular with a record number of anglers receiving recognition for completion of the program.... Continue Reading
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Flooding Continues in Southeast Wyoming

Photo Courtesy of the 133rd Engineer Company Wyoming National Guard Water is at record levels, higher than seen since the 1980s, due to recent storms, snow showers and warm weather conditions. Above normal temperatures through much of this week will cause snow to melt rapidly  in the mountains of southeast Wyoming, often faster than streams and river basins can handle.... Continue Reading
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Leave Newborn Wildlife Alone

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department urges people who find young animals this spring to leave these wildlife newborns alone. Most mammal mothers hide their young and return to them periodically to nurse. People finding these young mammals often assume these newborns have been abandoned, but this is almost never the case.... Continue Reading
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UW Nursing School Honors Massie

Mike Massie, University of Wyoming director of government relations, is being honored by UW’s Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing for his efforts as a state legislator on behalf of advanced practice nursing. Massie will receive the inaugural Peter K. Simpson Advanced Practice Nursing Fan award during the School of Nursing’s 10th Annual Willow Ceremony honoring nurse practitioner students May 30.... Continue Reading
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Wyoming Free Fishing Day is June 7th

Both residents and nonresidents alike can fish for free with no license required all day in Wyoming on June 7. The free fishing day was authorized in 2003 by the Wyoming State Legislature. Free Fishing Day applies to all waters in Wyoming with the exception that fishing licenses are required in Yellowstone National Park and the Wind River Indian Reservation.... Continue Reading