Lusk http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Wyoming Seniors Say ‘So Long’ To High School http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-seniors-say-so-long-high-school <p>Graduation season is here. Commencement ceremonies around the state mark the start of a new chapter for many of Wyoming’s high school seniors. Wyoming Public Radio’s Aaron Schrank caught up with the class of 2014 to see how they feel about the big day—and the future.</p><p></p><p>It’s the last hurrah for graduating seniors at Casper’s Kelly Walsh High School. The Casper Events Center is packed, and the graduates are in high spirits.</p> Fri, 30 May 2014 22:31:52 +0000 Aaron Schrank 59127 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming Seniors Say ‘So Long’ To High School Women’s prison seeks funding for nursery http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/women%E2%80%99s-prison-seeks-funding-nursery <p><a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wpr/openspaces.mediaplayer?STATION_NAME=wpr&amp;MEDIA_ID=999898&amp;MEDIA_EXTENSION=mp3&amp;MODULE=openspaces "><strong>Listen to the Story</strong></a></p> Sat, 14 Jan 2012 00:04:17 +0000 Willow Belden 18088 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Womens Prison Seeks Funding For Nursery http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/womens-prison-seeks-funding-nursery <p>The women&rsquo;s prison in Lusk is seeking funding for a nursery. That would enable inmates who give birth while incarcerated to keep their babies with them in prison for up to 18 months.</p><p>Warden Phil Myer says it&rsquo;s usually better for newborns to be with their mothers &ndash; even in prison &ndash; than to live with relatives or foster parents, and he says taking care of a baby in prison also makes inmates less likely to commit further crimes.</p> Tue, 10 Jan 2012 00:36:17 +0000 Willow Belden 17819 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Womens Prison Seeks Funding For Nursery