LARAMIE, wyo – As he leaves office, Wyoming Governor Dave Freudenthal continues to defend the way the state has fought the federal government over wolf management. The feds have said that the state could take over wolf management if wolves were treated as trophy game throughout the state. The governor says he will leave office believing that federal officials have no right to tell Wyoming how to manage wolves .
LARAMIE, wyo – Travel and auto group Triple-A (AAA) says approximately 42 million people will hit the roads for Thanksgiving. That's an increase of over 11-percent from last year - but it's still below 2007 levels. Triple A spokeswoman Denice Harris says the numbers reflect the economic recovery.
Washington DC – He's only been in the US Senate since 2007, but Republican John Barrasso is quickly rising in visibility and within party ranks. As Manuel Quinones reports from Capitol Hill, experts say his rising political tide could lift Wyoming's boat as well.
Wyoming – Wyoming continues to do battle with sexually transmitted diseases or STD's. Recently the state has seen an uptick in its STD numbers. Canyon Hardesty of the Wyoming department of health oversees the STD and communicable disease program. She joins us to explain that the most recent numbers show that Wyoming is following some national trends.
Wyoming – The Wyoming Women's Prison was recently given a failing grade for its handling of pregnant women and mothers. The grade came from a report authored by the National Women's Law Center and the Rebecca Project for Human Rights in Washington D.C. Wyoming Public Radio's Tristan Ahtone spent a day at the Wyoming Women's Center in Lusk, the only women's prison in the state.