Keystone Fire Update 

July 28, 2017, 9:00 am
Summary: Yesterday, fire managers modified the Keystone Fire Closure Order as all contingency line work was completed. Only a relatively small area of the Forest surrounding the fire remains closed. All roads in the area are open except 562 and 586. Main roads 500, 507, 511, and 512 are open; however expect logging trucks to be read more...
 
Posted by IT Department July 28, 2017

Proposed Land Purchase 

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Posted by IT Department July 21, 2017 Categories: GIS

Partial Fire Restrictions Began 07/10/2017 

Please click below for more detail Fire Restriction Public Notice Fire Restriction 2017-13 More fire restriction information is available at these sites: https://www.fs.usda.gov/mbr https://www.blm.gov/ http://wsfd.wyo.gov/ read more...
 
Posted by IT Department July 11, 2017 Categories: Fire

COMMUNITIY MEETING TODAY JULY 6th CENTENNIAL SCHOOL AT 7:00 PM. 

(LARAMIE, Wyo.) July 6, 2017 – Significant growth occurred on the fire yesterday. The infrared flight last night indicated that the perimeter has grown to approximately 1,300 acres. Firefighters have continued to defend all the permanent structures successfully. Engines have arrived to assist with structure defense. Some crews will be read more...
 
Posted by IT Department July 06, 2017

Keystone Fire Takes Hold in Snowy Range near Rob Roy Reservoir 

(LARAMIE, Wyo.) July 3, 2017 – U.S. Forest Service and Albany County fire personnel responded to a wildfire this afternoon in the Snowy Range, Medicine Bow National Forest, which quickly became established and forced evacuations from multiple locations. As of Monday, 9 p.m. the Keystone Fire was roughly estimated at 300 acres and there read more...
 
Posted by IT Department July 04, 2017 Categories: EMA

Emergency Management Notification 

(LARAMIE, Wyo.) June 14, 2017 Attention Laramie Area Residents: A Mountain Lion has been seen in Labonte Park heading South at 2:15pm. Citizens should take shelter, keep pets in doors and, if seen, the lion should not be approached. Sightings can be reported to (307) 721-2526 with specific information. read more...
 
Posted by IT Department June 14, 2017 Categories: EMA

Pole Mountain Recreation Sites and Roads Open for Season 

Public Service Announcement

(LARAMIE, Wyo.)  May 11, 2017

 

Campgrounds, day-use sites, and roads within the Pole Mountain unit of the Medicine Bow National Forest have all been opened for the season during the last week.

Tie City, Vedauwoo, and Yellow Pine campgrounds are all open for public use, as well as the Vedauwoo Day-Use Area. Campgrounds are first-come, first-serve, and some services, such as water at all three campgrounds, may be temporarily unavailable to begin the season.

Roads on the 55,000-acre section of National Forest between Laramie and Cheyenne had been temporarily closed for the last couple months, but are now fully open.

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Posted by IT Department May 11, 2017

Annual Prescribed Burning to Begin on Pole Mountain 

Public Service Announcement

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT - May 5, 2017

 

Laramie Ranger District fire crews hope to take advantage of favorable fuel and weather conditions next week in order to begin conducting prescribed burns in the northern portion of the Pole Mountain unit.

The burning will continue to take place as conditions allow over the next few weeks and/or months.

Smoke from the burns will likely be visible to the public from Happy Jack Highway (Wyo Highway 210) and nearby Forest Roads once they open for the season. The burn units are near Eagle Rock, just north of Forest Road 714.

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Posted by IT Department May 05, 2017 Categories: Forest Service

Draft Pole Mountain Travel Management Decision is Announced 

Public Service Announcement

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT - (April 19, 2017)

 (LARAMIE, Wyo.)  April 19, 2017 – Laramie District Ranger Frank Romero has issued a Draft Decision Notice (DN) and final Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Pole Mountain Travel Management Project.

The Draft DN contains multiple decision aspects.

  •          It will leave the majority of roads on Pole Mountain in their current, open status.
  •          Additionally, select unauthorized routes will be added to the system, parking areas will be added, connectors between existing roads will be added, and the Laramie Ranger District (LRD) will use seasonal closures and designated dispersed camping as management tools.
  •          In order to address access and resource concerns, other management actions include shortening roads, closing roads to public use, and decommissioning roads.

 

 

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Posted by IT Department April 19, 2017

State Wide Test Media Release 

Public Service Announcement

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT - (April 12, 2017)

Albany County EMA-  Wyoming has scheduled state wide tornado warning drill Wednesday morning, at 10:30 am.

At that time plan on hearing the warning on local TV, as well as the radio and outdoor warning sirens.

Meteorologists at the National Weather Service tell us this is a good time to take a moment to consider what you would do if the warning was real.

They say, a basement or a room away from windows is the safest place to be.

 

 

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Posted by IT Department April 12, 2017
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