fatalities http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Missing Hiker's Body Recovered In Grand Teton National Park http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/missing-hikers-body-recovered-grand-teton-national-park <p>On Tuesday, park personnel recovered the body of Will Cornyn,&nbsp;a hiker in Grand Teton National Park who had been reported missing&nbsp;on Monday.&nbsp;Cornyn was found at the foot of a steep drop near Inspiration Hill after a six-hour search. He is the fifth&nbsp;visitor to die in the park this year.</p><p>Most fatalities that occur in the park are caused by risky activities such as rock climbing, white-water rafting, and hiking in the backcountry.</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:24:39 +0000 Chelsea Biondolillo 61791 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Missing Hiker's Body Recovered In Grand Teton National Park Highway fatalities down for the year, so far http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/highway-fatalities-down-year-so-far <p>Governor Matt Mead says the number of highway fatalities has been decreasing.&nbsp;</p><p>"Wyoming began tracking highway fatalities in 1967 and if we finish the year up well we will have had 82 highway fatalities, which will be the lowest number since 1967," Mead said.</p><p>At this time last year, there were already 112 fatalities.</p><p>However, Mead warned that the holiday season tends to be the deadliest in Wyoming and drivers can expect a lot of enforcement out on the roads to help keep that number from growing.</p> Wed, 25 Dec 2013 01:43:09 +0000 Irina Zhorov 51782 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Highway fatalities down for the year, so far Mead promises to improve workplace safety http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/mead-promises-improve-workplace-safety <p>Gov. Matt Mead says he will implement recommendations from a new report focused on improving safety for workers.</p><p>Wyoming has one of the nation&rsquo;s highest rates of workplace fatalities, and the governor recently commissioned a study to figure out why.</p> Thu, 05 Jan 2012 13:00:23 +0000 Willow Belden 17591 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Mead promises to improve workplace safety