memorial day http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Mountain Passes Open In Time For Memorial Day http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/mountain-passes-open-time-memorial-day <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">All but one of Wyoming’s mountain pass highways will be&nbsp;open for&nbsp;Memorial Day weekend. &nbsp;The Wyoming Department of Transportation shuts down several of the state’s passes because of deep snow during winter months. &nbsp;Maintenance engineer Tim </span>McGary<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says it wasn't clear&nbsp;they would be able to get Snowy Range Pass between Centennial and Saratoga open in time.</span></p> Fri, 23 May 2014 20:49:11 +0000 Melodie Edwards 58780 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Mountain Passes Open In Time For Memorial Day Memorial Day Special: Hearing Voices - For The Fallen http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/memorial-day-special-hearing-voices-fallen <p>For Memorial Day weekend, Wyoming Public Radio brings you the voices of veterans remembering their comrades.</p><p>Host Major Robert Schaefer of US Army Special Forces Green Beret and poet, Colonel Robert Schaefer, US Army, hosts the voices of veterans remembering their comrades. We talk with troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, reading their emails, poems, and journals, as part of the NEA project: “<a href="http://www.arts.gov/national/homecoming/index.html">Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience</a>.”</p> Thu, 22 May 2014 21:38:52 +0000 Wyoming Public Media 58723 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Memorial Day Special: Hearing Voices - For The Fallen Who are you remembering this Memorial Day? http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/who-are-you-remembering-memorial-day <p>Who are you remembering this Memorial Day?</p><p></p><p><strong><a href="http://www.wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wpmnpr-community-discussion-rules">WPM/NPR Community Discussion Rules</a></strong></p> Mon, 19 May 2014 19:31:42 +0000 Wyoming Public Media 58521 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Who are you remembering this Memorial Day? Who or what do you think of on Memorial Day? http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/who-or-what-do-you-think-memorial-day <P>Who or what do you think of on Memorial Day?</P> <P><STRONG><A href="http://www.wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wpmnpr-community-discussion-rules"><U><FONT color=#810081>WPM/NPR Community Discussion Rules</FONT></U></A></STRONG></P> <P></P> <P></P> Mon, 20 May 2013 20:58:39 +0000 Anna Rader 41054 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Who or what do you think of on Memorial Day? Game and Fish warns vacationers of bear risks http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/game-and-fish-warns-vacationers-bear-risks <p>It&rsquo;s Memorial Day Weekend, which means National Parks and forests in the state are gearing up for a flood of tourists. But in northwest Wyoming, the Game and Fish Department is urging visitors to be Bear aware while enjoying the outdoors.</p><p>Jackson Game and Fish Spokesman Mark Gocke says people should hike in groups, when possible, and make a lot of noise to alert wildlife of their presence. Gocke says some bears seem to ignore visitors, but Gocke warns visitors never to approach a bear, no matter how harmless it seems.</p> Sat, 26 May 2012 00:08:37 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 24629 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Game and Fish warns vacationers of bear risks