WPR News
7:13 pm
Tue November 16, 2010

Receivers reflect on the ups and the downs

LARAMIE, wyo – Thirteen seniors will play their last game at Wyoming on Saturday.

Their last game will be against Border War rival Colorado State at Jonah Field at War Memorial Stadium.

The seniors include receivers David Leonard, Zach Bolger and Travis Burkhalter.

Leonard will leave with his name in the record books. He is ninth in career receptions with 147, and he could finish as high as seventh. He likely will lead the team in catches and yards for the second straight season.

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7:11 pm
Tue November 16, 2010

Wyoming AG: reject death row inmate Eaton's appeal

CHEYENNE, wyo – Lawyers for the state of Wyoming are denying death row inmate Dale Eaton's claims that he didn't get a fair trial.

Eaton is the only person on Wyoming's death row. He's sentenced to die for the 1988 rape and murder of 18-year-old Lisa Marie Kimmell, of Billings, Mont.

Eaton's lawyers this summer filed a 300-page petition in federal court claiming he didn't get a fair trial.

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7:10 pm
Tue November 16, 2010

Northern Arapaho Tribe Receives Major Donation For Scholarships

LARAMIE, wyo – Efforts by the Northern Arapaho tribe to raise money for scholarships received a major boost this week. The Arapaho Educational Trust Capital Campaign says it received it's first, major outside gift of 15-thousand dollars from Chemtrade Refinery Services.

The endowment receives a majority of its money from tribal gaming operations - three-percent of casino revenue - and has also received a 5-thousand dollar donation from Marathon Oil.

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WPR News
2:33 pm
Tue November 16, 2010

Lost Snowmobilers Discovered

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2:31 pm
Tue November 16, 2010

Wyoming Focuses On Suicide Among Gay Youth

LARAMIE, wyo – The problem of suicides among gay youth has drawn national attention this fall and the Wyoming Department of Health is trying to raise awareness of the resources available in the state to help prevent it. Wyoming typically has among the highest suicide rates in the nation. State Suicide Prevention Specialist Keith Hotle says one of the biggest challenges is encouraging young people to talk to adults. He says 70 percent of kids won't tell an adult if they have a friend who's suicidal.

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WPR News
8:24 pm
Mon November 15, 2010

Transplanted bighorns doing well in Wyoming

GREEN RIVER, Wyo. – Bighorn sheep transplanted last year from Oregon to the Seminoe Mountains in south-central Wyoming are doing well.

Wildlife officials say at least a dozen lambs were documented this spring from last winter's transplant.

The Wyoming Game and Fish department says that agency personnel have been flying over the Seminoe range every month to monitor the movements and locations of the sheep.

The Seminoe sheep are going to be supplemented with another 20 sheep from Oregon next month.

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WPR News
8:22 pm
Mon November 15, 2010

Brucellosis Testing Comes To An End

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WPR News
8:15 pm
Mon November 15, 2010

Fremont County Hold Primary Elections

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WPR News
8:13 pm
Mon November 15, 2010

New Leaders Elected To Legislature

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