Albany County News

Lake Owen Campground Opened, Fire 100% Contained

US Forest Service Photo (LARAMIE, Wyo.)  July 16, 2014 – The Owen Fire has been declared 100% contained and the nearby Lake Owen Campground and Day-Use Area have re-opened to the public. Storm Peak Wildfire Module from Steamboat Springs, who had been managing the fire since Saturday, turned the incident back over to the Laramie Ranger District today.... Continue Reading
Albany County News

Amber Alert for Missing Teen

This is an Amber Alert for an endangered person. Please be on the look-out for the following person or people: A 15 year-old female, 5 feet 4 inches tall; weight approximately 160 pounds with shoulder length blonde hair and blue eyes.... Continue Reading
Albany County News

Governor Unveils Website that Provides Resources and Tracks Wyoming’s Energy Strategy

Governor Matt Mead unveiled a new website today (7/14/2014) that highlights Wyoming’s energy strategy. It is a resource for people interested in energy, the environment and the economy and also tracks progress on the energy strategy. Governor Mead released “Leading the Charge: Wyoming’s Action Plan for Energy, Environment, and Economy” last year and implementation began right away.... Continue Reading
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