WPR News
8:09 pm
Wed June 2, 2010

State wants to sell land near Grand Teton National Park

Cheyenne, Wyo. – The state is continuing to push for the sale or trade of land it owns in Teton County. The parcels in question are north of Jackson and total about 1,400 acres.

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WPR News
7:53 pm
Wed June 2, 2010

Some beets replanted because of frost, wind

Powell, Wyo. – The sugar beet crop in northern Wyoming is recovering after being hit by frost and winds last month.

About 12 percent of the crop in the Lovell factory district in the Big Horn Basin had to be replanted after nighttime temperatures dipped into the 20s for several nights. Winds have also reduced some stands.

Heart Mountain grower Ric Rodriguez, vice chairman of the Western Sugar Cooperative board, says most of the crop weathered the conditions pretty well.

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WPR News
7:46 pm
Wed June 2, 2010

9 injured when lightning hits Old Faithful viewers

Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. – A lightning strike in Yellowstone National Park injured nine people waiting to see Old Faithful geyser erupt.

One man hit by the bolt on Tuesday was hospitalized. Yellowstone spokesman Al Nash says the man was expected to be released from the hospital Wednesday evening. The others suffered minor injuries.

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WPR News
10:38 am
Wed June 2, 2010

Officials say Wyoming's snowpack is good

Cheyenne, Wy – The final snowpack report of the season shows Wyoming in good shape for irrigation water this summer. The Natural Resources Conservation Service reports that every
major mountain range in Wyoming has above-average or near-average
snow moisture. The numbers are critical for Wyoming's farmers and ranchers
because mountain snows supply irrigation water throughout the
summer.
The upper Green River Basin, Powder River Basin, Snake River,
and Bighorn Basin all show increasing snowpack compared to average.

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WPR News
10:36 am
Wed June 2, 2010

Nancy Freudenthal sworn in

Cheyenne, Wy – Wyoming First Lady Nancy Freudenthal has been sworn in as a federal judge.
Freudenthal, wife of Wyoming Gov. Dave Freudenthal, was sworn in
Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Clarence Brimmer at a private
ceremony in Cheyenne. A public swearing-in ceremony will be held
later.
The U.S. Senate confirmed Freudenthal as a federal judge last
month. The judgeship covers federal cases in Wyoming and the
sections of Yellowstone National Park in Montana and Idaho.
Mrs. Freudenthal has worked as a lawyer in private practice in

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WPR News
8:10 pm
Tue June 1, 2010

Man missing in Yellowstone National Park

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WPR News
6:23 pm
Tue June 1, 2010

Casper's Red Lobster 'A total loss'

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WPR News
6:13 pm
Tue June 1, 2010

EPA inspection team heads to Sinclair refinery

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