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A Wyoming toad about to be released
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The Endangered Wyoming Toad Gets More Protected Habitat

A wildlife refuge near Laramie is expanding by nearly 600 acres. The Mortenson Lake National Wildlife Refuge is one home to reintroduction efforts of the endangered Wyoming toad, whose population crashed in the mid-1970s. The amphibians have since been brought back to the area where they are beginning to breed in the wild.

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Grand Teton Music Festival 2018 Season

Recorded live at Walk Festival Hall in Teton Village airing Wednesday nights at 8:00 p.m. on Wyoming Public Radio and Classical Wyoming. Repeats Sunday afternoons at 4:00 p.m. on Classical Wyoming.

New York Reggae-Roots Band The Big Takeover On Wyoming Sounds

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The Big Takeover on Wyoming Sounds recorded 07/18/18

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The University of Wyoming (UW) officially launched its controversial new marketing plan with a presentation, Tuesday, to orient staff to the campaign's central slogan: “The world needs more cowboys.” But it’s raised the question: what about more cowgirls?

Archives On The Air 23: The Monarch of the Plains—The Design of Wyoming's Flag

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American Heritage Center

In 1919 Wyoming held a competition to design the state flag; a flag that would embody Wyoming’s heritage and accurately represent its ideals.

University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols pushed the need to upgrade aging dorms before the UW Board of Trustees at a recent meeting. She wrapped up her presentation on the implementation of the university’s strategic plan by telling the trustees that housing needs to be a top consideration.

Wyoming Department of Education

The Wyoming Department of Education is collaborating with the University of Wyoming to host the Week of Academic Vision and Excellence (WAVE) conference later this month.

Idaho officially joined Utah today as the third state to try to expand Medicaid by ballot initiative.

Drought monitor outlook of Wyoming
Brian Fuchs / National Drought Mitigation Center

Wyoming is seeing slightly less drought now than this time last year, from 24 percent down to 20. But it’s still having an effect, especially since the state has experienced drought conditions for the last 20 years. Southern Wyoming is getting the worst of it, particularly in parts of Sweetwater and Carbon counties with abnormally dry conditions.

U.S. Senate committees will hold hearings this week on the Trump administration's plan to reorganize the government. It includes a department that manages millions of acres of public lands in our region.

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Teton County Commissioners recently voted not to file a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors.

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Despite criticism, Yellowstone National Park is pushing forward on improving cell service in the park. The service improvement comes after Verizon Wireless applied to develop its five existing telecommunication sites in the park.

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