book http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Author Urges People To Eat Better And Exercise http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/author-urges-people-eat-better-and-exercise <p></p><p>We're joined now by Kathryn Collins. She's a former emergency room physician from Jackson and author of a book called "How Healthy Is Your Doctor?" The book makes the case that eating healthier foods and getting more exercise, people can avoid a lot of common medical problems. Collins says she decided to write the book because she wanted people to know how much power they have to impact their own health.</p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 22:07:29 +0000 Willow Belden 59805 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Author Urges People To Eat Better And Exercise Skiing faces challenges in warming world http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/skiing-faces-challenges-warming-world <p>Skiing has been a popular pastime in the West for decades, but with climate change, the future of the sport is in question.<br /><br />Porter Fox is the features editor at Powder magazine and the author of <strong><a href="https://www.facebook.com/Deepbook2013">DEEP: The Story of Skiing and the Future of Snow</a></strong>.&nbsp;Wyoming Public Radio’s Stephanie Joyce spoke with Fox about his new book, and what’s in store for Wyoming.</p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 23:04:18 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 51631 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Skiing faces challenges in warming world “Lessons of the Lost” author Scott Hammond advises readers how to find their way home http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/lessons-lost-author-scott-hammond-advises-readers-how-find-their-way-home <p>Wyoming’s quiet, wild spaces attract adventurers from near and far, but we also hear frequently about adventures gone wrong. Throughout the Mountain West, we hear stories of people who go missing.</p><p>By day, Scott Hammond is a management professor at Utah State University, but in his free time, he is a volunteer search-and-rescuer with Rocky Mountain Rescue Dogs. Hammond’s spoke with Wyoming Public Radio’s Rebecca Martinez about his new book “Lessons of the Lost,” which details his experiences with the search and rescue organization.</p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 22:23:22 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 49987 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org “Lessons of the Lost” author Scott Hammond advises readers how to find their way home “Cowboys and East Indians” author Nina McConigley shares about her own life as an Indian American http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/cowboys-and-east-indians-author-nina-mcconigley-shares-about-her-own-life-indian-american <p>Nina McConigley is a lecturer in the University of Wyoming’s English Department. Her new book is a collection of short stories called Cowboys and East Indians.</p><p>Her book tells the stories of a variety of Indian characters living in Wyoming, and explores what, often, reads as an unusual combination. McConigley’s father is an Irish-born petroleum geologist, and her mother, Nimi McConigley, was the first Indian-born person to serve in the Wyoming Legislature.&nbsp; Nina tells Rebecca Martinez she grew up in Casper.</p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 21:37:09 +0000 Rebecca Martinez & Nina McConigley 48944 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org “Cowboys and East Indians” author Nina McConigley shares about her own life as an Indian American Jackson author discusses his new book Death Canyon http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/jackson-author-discusses-his-new-book-death-canyon <p>Former lawyer turned fly fishing guide David Riley Bertsch has written a book dealing with both of his passions.&nbsp; Jake Trent is the main Character in the book called Death Canyon.&nbsp;</p><p>Trent is a former criminal lawyer turned fly fishing guide who runs a bed and breakfast in Jackson, Wyoming.&nbsp; But some a late season avalanche kills a skier, a French couple may have suffered a bear attack, and Jake himself finds the body of a tourist in fishing gear.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 22:42:02 +0000 Bob Beck 46897 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Jackson author discusses his new book Death Canyon Historian Phil Roberts discusses his new book, ‘Cody’s Cave’ http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/historian-phil-roberts-discusses-his-new-book-cody-s-cave <p>Historian Phil Roberts at the University of Wyoming recently published a book called “Cody’s Cave,” which tells the story of a vast set of caverns near Cody. The cave was once a national monument, but was then turned over to local control, and Roberts argues that that was a grave mistake, because the site is now just a hole in the ground, off limits to the public. Roberts joined Wyoming Public Radio’s Willow Belden to talk about the cave, and its demise.</p><p></p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 22:09:04 +0000 Willow Belden 41981 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Historian Phil Roberts discusses his new book, ‘Cody’s Cave’ Author discusses the book Wyoming’s Outlaw Trail http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/author-discusses-book-wyoming-s-outlaw-trail <p>Wyoming Public Radio’s Bob Beck spoke with author and historian Mac Blewer about his entertaining book called “Wyoming’s Outlaw Trail.”&nbsp; It’s about the outlaws that frequented Wyoming in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s.&nbsp; For instance he says Baggs, Wyoming was a popular hangout.</p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 22:04:49 +0000 Bob Beck 41980 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Author discusses the book Wyoming’s Outlaw Trail