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WyoLotto Eclipses $10M in Total State Transfer of Funds

On October 5, WyoLottoTM transferred $1,407,967 to the State Treasurer’s Office. The State Treasurer distributes the funds to cities, towns, and counties, where they decide how to best use it for local projects that benefit their communities. This is the second highest amount ever transferred to the state since the launch of the Wyoming Lottery in 2014, and the fourth consecutive transfer to the state of over $1 million, bringing the total transfer amount over $10 million since April 2016.... Continue Reading
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Favorable Weather Conditions Moderate Ryan and Silver Creek Fires

The Ryan and Silver Creek Fires have been managed by a National Incident Management Organization (NIMO) since September 29, 2018. NIMOs are not time-limited and can provide long-term management of incidents, which provides consistency for local communities. The Ryan and Silver Creek Fires are currently the priority incidents in the Rocky Mountain Region and the NIMO team are sharing resources between the fires as appropriate.... Continue Reading
Albany County News

Ryan and Silver Creek Fires Experience Second Day of Active Fire Due to Red Flag Conditions

Ryan Fire Current Situation: Red flag weather conditions returned to the fire at approximately 3 p.m. on Sunday resulting in increased fire activity on both the north and south side of the fire. The fire moved north aggressively around Bear Mountain causing the Carbon County Sheriff’s office to evacuate several homes in the Skyline area of Wyoming.... Continue Reading
Albany County News

Ryan Fire Now 30 Percent Contained

Current Situation: The wetting rain early Monday morning, along with moderate temperatures and higher humidity all kept the fire from growing in size. During the day, crews were able to work the eastern flank of the fire in the grass/sage fuel type; achieving 30 percent containment.... Continue Reading