6:13 pm
Fri September 17, 2010

24 Hours In Bear Country

24 Hours In Bear Country

Wyoming – This year, officials with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department's Bear Management Program have participated in a record 40 captures of bears to date. But WPR's Tristan Ahtone reports that increased conflicts aren't necessarily from a lack of other food.

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8:17 pm
Thu September 16, 2010

Lightning starts several small fires in NW Wyoming

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Jackson, WY – Lightning started several small wildfires in Yellowstone National Park and the Bridger-Teton National Forest this week. Fire officials are suppressing one of them - a fire burning north of the Monument Ridge prescribed burn - because it's near development.

Lightning also sparked two fires near Dunraven Pass in Yellowstone. One has grown to 22 acres.

Authorities aren't worried about the late season starts though.

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8:15 pm
Thu September 16, 2010

East Wyo. sugar beet harvest to begin about Oct. 6

Torrington, WY – Officials say the sugar beet harvest in eastern Wyoming may be below average. That's because of a late start, replanting and adverse weather conditions this season.
The Western Sugar Cooperative expects a 21-ton-per-acre crop this year, which was slightly below the 22 ton-per-acre prediction at pre-harvest time last year.
The harvest is expected to begin about Oct. 6.

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8:12 pm
Thu September 16, 2010

Crews still mopping up Cheyenne hotel fire

Cheyenne, WY – Firefighters are still mopping up a fire that has ravaged a landmark hotel in Cheyenne.

The blaze broke out early Wednesday morning at the main building of the Hitching Post Inn. The building included the hotel lobby, a restaurant and liquor store.

The hotel has been a favorite spot for state lawmakers in Cheyenne for decades but has been closed recently for renovations.

An investigation into the cause of the fire must wait until it's out, and experts certify it's safe for investigators to enter.

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7:35 pm
Thu September 16, 2010

UW President says no speakers' policy

Laramie, WY – The president of the University of Wyoming says the school will not develop a policy to screen speakers invited to campus. Wyoming Public Radio's Renny MacKay has more

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7:15 am
Thu September 16, 2010

Couple drops lawsuit

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8:15 pm
Wed September 15, 2010

More Contents Of DOI Memo Revealed

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