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  1. Badger Creek Fire Update for July 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 | KGWN

    Badger Creek Fire Statistics: Start Date: June 10, 2018 Start Location: 2 miles NW of Mountain Home, WY Approximate size: 21,196 acres Approximate containment: 90% Assigned Personnel: 150 Pre-evacuations: None Effective last night, July 6th, Albany County Emergency Management, in coordination with fire officials, removed a pre-evacuation notice for homeowners along Highway 10, north of New Jelm to Woods Landing, then along Highway 230 from Woods Landing to the Fox Creek Road turnoff, and then north along Fox Creek Road to Forest Road 311A. This applies to homes along both sides of the highways and county road, up to the Forest boundary.

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  2. Badger Creek Fire Update for June 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2018 | KGWN

    Start Location: 2 miles NW of Mountain Home, WY Approximate size: 21,000 acres Approximate containment: 80% Cause: Under Investigation Closures and Public Safety: The emergency area closure for the Badger Creek Fire has been revised due to the movement of the fire to the north. The revised closure and map are available on Inciweb at

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  3. 3) Badger Creek Fire Update for June 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2018 | KGWN

    Current Situation: The Badger Creek Fire Emergency Closure on US Forest Service administered lands are still in effect to protect the public from hazardous conditions caused by the fire and to create a safer working environment for fire personnel. This emergency closure also pertains to residents within the burn area.

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  4. Badger Creek fire update for June 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2018 | KGWN

    Current Situation: The Incident Command Post for the Badger Creek Fire has been moved from Harmony School to Fox Park. There are currently 146 personnel assigned to the fire.

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  5. Officials looking for tips after investigation shows wildfire to be human-causedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2018 | KGWN

    The Badger Creek Fire began on the afternoon of Sunday, June 10, 2018. The U.S. Forest Service has been actively investigating the cause of the fire.

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  6. Firefighters stop advance of Arizona blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | KGWN

    Authorities say firefighters have stopped the advance of a wildfire that prompted dozens of homes in a north-central Arizona forest to be put on pre-evacuation notice. The lightning-sparked fire has burned 170 acres on the Mogollon Rim since it began Wednesday in Cococino County.

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  7. Wyo. Guard Blackhawk standing by to help in Badger Creek Fire operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2018 | KGWN

    Gov. Matt Mead authorized a Wyoming Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crew to provide medical evacuation, if needed, in support of the Badger Creek Fire, in Albany County. Four personnel will be on standby for medical evacuation calls from the fire's incident command team.

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  8. 2) Badger Creek Wildfire continues to spread through the Snowy RangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | KGWN

    The Badger Creek Fire made a large, wind-driven run Monday in southern Albany County on the Medicine Bow National Forest. From its' origin the fire burned over six miles to the east and prompted county officials to issue additional evacuation notices.

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  9. Badger Creek Fire begins in south Snowy Range, Albany County evacuates nearby communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2018 | KGWN

    U.S. Forest Service and Albany County fire personnel responded to a wildfire late this afternoon in the southern Snowy Range, Medicine Bow National Forest, which forced evacuations from multiple locations due to rapid growth. As of Sunday, 9 p.m. the Badger Creek Fire was roughly estimated at 100 acres and there is no containment.

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  10. Scientists launch study on wind farm's effects on wildlifeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | KGWN

    Officials from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit fitted 80 pronghorn does with GPS collars in the Shirley Basin between Laramie and Casper. North of nearby Medicine Bow, the 500-megawatt TB Flats Wind Energy Project is scheduled to be built on 81 square miles of land over the next two years.

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  11. Wyoming Office of Tourism plans summer campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | KGWN

    As travelers nationwide begin to plan for their summer vacations, the Wyoming Office of Tourism is set to launch the third year of its "That's WY" campaign creative. With a 2.4 percent increase in visitation in Wyoming in 2017, the agency aims to keep the momentum going with its summer campaign which will start hitting key target markets around the country in early March.

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  12. Seasonal road closures for Pole MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | KGWN

    Seasonal road closures on Pole Mountain will go into effect Feb. 1, 2018 to protect resources in the Medicine Bow National Forest. Restricted roads consist of all roads on Pole Mountain except Interstate 80, Wyoming Highway 210, Forest Road 700 west of Vedauwoo Campground, Tie City and Happy Jack parking areas, and Forest Roads 719 and 719.A. Signage and swinging gates will be used to ensure easy identification of closed areas.

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