Fire Restrictions have been lifted as of 8/15/17 at 11AM 

Fire restrictions have been lifted by the county commissioners for all private land within Albany County.  For current information on Federal and State land, please click here.

Posted by IT Department August 15, 2017

Proposed Land Purchase: The County Commissioners’ will be hosting two Special Meetings. 

The County Commissioners’ will be hosting two Special Meetings to receive comments on the Proposed Land Purchase. Thursday, August 10th – 5:30 p.m. – Albany County Public Library – Large Meeting Room Monday, August 14th – 6:00 p.m. – Albany County District Courtroom read more...
August 04, 2017 Categories: GIS

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: read more...
Posted by IT Department July 11, 2017 Categories: Fire


(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.

Posted by IT Department May 11, 2017

Annual Prescribed Burning to Begin on Pole Mountain 

Public Service Announcement



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.

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