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Wyoming Features
12:00 pm
Wed May 7, 2003

Schools Compete for Teachers

Wyoming – Student enrollment is down around much of Wyoming, schools are closing and teachers are being laid off. But if they're willing to move, there are plenty of jobs in other states. Wyoming Public Radio's Renny MacKay reports on the competition for teachers.

Wyoming Features
3:07 pm
Mon May 5, 2003

Fire Season Ahead

Wyoming – Despite a wet spring in many parts of the state, the potential for a volatile wildfire season still exists, with southwestern Wyoming being the most vulnerable. Wyoming Public Radio's Aaron Alpern reports.

Wyoming Features
2:05 pm
Thu May 1, 2003

"Destination Imagination" Competition

Laramie, WY – A surprisingly young group of students from the Snowy Range Academy in Laramie has been nominated to participate in the National "Destination Imagination" competition in Tennessee this year. Wyoming Public Radio's Bob Beck reports

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Wyoming Features
9:35 am
Thu May 1, 2003

Courts and Education

Albin, Wyoming – What are the implications for schools across the state if Albin School in Laramie is reopened? Should a school district have the right to close a school based on economics? Wyoming Public Radio's Renny MacKay has a complete report.

Wyoming Features
2:59 pm
Tue April 29, 2003

Albin's School Reopening?

Laramie County, WY – Laramie County School District Two voted to shut down Albin's junior-senior high school in September. Last week, a district judge overturned that decision, saying it was arbitrary and capricious. Wyoming Public Radio's Renny MacKay speaks with superintendent, Howard Craton.

Wyoming Features
10:11 am
Tue April 29, 2003

Democrats Target Cubin

Wyoming – At a meeting of Wyoming Democrats, the new party leadership made their goal for the 2004 election clear: to defeat US Representative Barbara Cubin. Cubin is in her fourth term in the House of Representatives, and has yet to face a serious electoral challenge. But Wyoming Public Radio's Aaron Alpern reports Democrats still think she's vulnerable.

Wyoming Features
10:04 am
Thu April 24, 2003

Settlement Reached in Hog Farm Odor Lawsuit

Wheatland, WY – A lawsuit against Wyoming Premium Farms for air and water quality violations has been settled just days before it was to go to trial. The suit was filed by Richard and Bonnie Johnson of Wheatland, but the settlement is being kept confidential. Wyoming Public Radio's Bob Beck reports that although this lawsuit has been settled, the issue of hog farm odor still has to be addressed.

Wyoming Features
9:21 am
Thu April 24, 2003

Coal Bed Methane to Expand Outside of Powder River Basi

Wyoming – In the last five years, coal bed methane development in the Powder River Basin has reversed Wyoming's economic fortunes and redefined the northeastern part of the state. Wyoming Public Radio's Aaron Alpern reports that energy companies are now looking at other parts of the state for production.

Wyoming Features
12:05 pm
Thu April 10, 2003

BLM Holds Hearings on Jack Morrow Hills Development

Rock Springs, WY – The debate over oil and gas development in southwestern Wyoming's Red Desert continued April 9/10 with public hearings in Rock Springs and Lander. Wyoming Public Radio's Aaron Alpern reports from the Rock Springs hearing.

Wyoming Features
4:21 pm
Thu April 3, 2003

Affirmative Action

Laramie, WY – The U.S. Supreme Court is considering oral arguments that challenge the University of Michigan's affirmative action admissions policies. Wyoming Public Radio's Renny MacKay discusses the implications of the argument and University of Wyoming's admissi

Wyoming Features
4:49 pm
Wed April 2, 2003

Funeral in Powell for US Marine

Powell, WY – The first member of the American military to be killed in combat during the war in Iraq was buried in Powell, Wyoming, where his parents have lived since 1990. Wyoming Public Radio's Aaron Alpern reports the death of Marine 2nd Lt. Therrel Shane Childers has had a deep impact on his adopted hometown.

Wyoming Features
4:58 pm
Mon March 31, 2003

A Preview of "Chiefs"

Wyoming – Renny MacKay speaks wih the director of the documentary about the Wyoming Indian High School basketball team.

Wyoming Features
10:08 am
Wed March 26, 2003

Great Lakes' pilots threatening to strike

Cheyenne, WY – Cheyenne-based Great Lakes Airlines faces trouble on two fronts: it is struggling through tough times in the airline industry and it has a looming problem over contract negotiations with its pilot's union. Wyoming Public Radio's Aaron Alpern reports.

Wyoming Features
9:15 am
Wed March 26, 2003

Great Lakes' pilots threatening to strike

Cheyenne, WY – Cheyenne-based Great Lakes Airlines faces trouble on two fronts: it is struggling through tough times in the airline industry and it has a looming problem over contract negotiations with its pilot's union. Wyoming Public Radio's Aaron Alpern reports.

Wyoming Features
1:40 pm
Mon March 17, 2003

Alleged illegal aliens arrested at FE Warren Air Force

Wyoming – Wyoming Public Radio's Aaron Alpern reports on what faces the 30 suspected aliens and where their arrest fits in when talking about homeland security.

Wyoming Features
12:28 pm
Mon March 17, 2003

Alleged illegal aliens arrested at FE Warren Air Force

Wyoming – Wyoming Public Radio's Aaron Alpern reports on what faces the 30 suspected aliens and where their arrest fits in when talking about homeland security.

Wyoming Features
4:49 pm
Wed March 12, 2003

West Nile Virus

Wyoming – Learn about the spread of chronic wasting disease in Wyoming and the latest research being done to try and slow the disease down. Aaron Alpern Reports.

Wyoming Features
12:53 pm
Tue March 11, 2003

Chronic Wasting Disease

Wyoming – Learn about the spread of chronic wasting disease in Wyoming and the latest research being done to try and slow the disease down.

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Wyoming Features
10:24 am
Wed July 3, 2002

Theatre Anniversary

Laramie, WY – The U-W Theatre Department is celebrating 50 years of summer theatre. But Wyoming Public Radio's Bob Beck reports that the reunion goes beyond that..

Wyoming Features
4:05 pm
Mon May 6, 2002

Increased Spending for UW Athletics

Laramie, WY – The University of Wyoming wants to make its sports teams more competitive. The school unveiled its five-year athletic plan yesterday. Wyoming Public Radio's Renny MacKay has the details.

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