WPR News
7:42 pm
Tue March 23, 2010

Elk feeding wraps up Wednesday

WPR News
7:16 pm
Tue March 23, 2010

Sen. Barrasso backtracks after misstatement on Fox

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WPR News
7:13 pm
Tue March 23, 2010

Wyoming Democrats tout provision of health care bill

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WPR News
11:51 am
Tue March 23, 2010

PAWS testing window extended

WY Elections
9:27 am
Tue March 23, 2010

Teton County man will run for Congress

Jackson, Wy – The president of a Jackson Hole think tank says he's running for the Democratic nomination to challenge U.S.Rep. Cynthia Lummis this November.
Teton County resident David Wendt is the 65-year-old is president of the Jackson Hole Center for Global Affairs. The center's Web site says its flagship project is the U.S.-China Clean Energy Initiative to address carbon emissions
from coal.
Wendt says he wants to address Wyoming's "leadership gap" in
Congress, and he attacked the delegation's lack of bipartisanship.

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WPR News
8:30 pm
Mon March 22, 2010

Casper's Rev. Smylie elected state Episcopalian bishop

Laramie, WY – Wyoming Episcopalians have elected the rector of St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Casper as the church's new Wyoming bishop.

Interim diocesan administrator John Peacock says about 170 lay people and clergy from across Wyoming participated in electing the Rev. John Sheridan Smylie.

The vote took place at a convention at St. Matthew's Cathedral in Laramie.

The convention held rounds of balloting until a candidate received a majority vote among two orders, both lay people and clergy.

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WPR News
8:16 pm
Mon March 22, 2010

Snowpack at 70 percent of average

Cheyenne, WY – Snowpack across Wyoming stands at 70 percent of average and water managers are predicting low spring runoff.

The Natural Resources Conservation Service in Casper released its weekly snowpack measurements on Monday. It's the first assessment of the water in Wyoming snowpack this spring season.

The drainage area with the lowest snowpack in the state is the Upper Green River, with just 50 percent of average. The Upper North Platte is highest, with 88 percent of average.

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WPR News
8:13 pm
Mon March 22, 2010

Flights between Cheyenne and Dallas start in July

Cheyenne, WY – American Eagle Airlines will offer nonstop flights between Cheyenne and Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport starting July 15.

The regional affiliate of American Airlines said Monday that the service will include two round-trip flights per day on 44-seat Embraer jets. Base rate for a one-way ticket is $135.

The Dallas-based airline expects the flights to attract business and leisure travelers. The airline also points out the flights will begin in time for Cheyenne Frontier Days, the city's big annual rodeo.

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