WPR News
8:48 pm
Wed July 29, 2009

Osage woman talks to congress about imaging

WPR News
9:21 pm
Tue July 28, 2009

Wyoming loses ground in Kids Count

WPR News
9:18 pm
Tue July 28, 2009

Park Service Director nominee talks snowmobiles

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WPR News
9:16 pm
Tue July 28, 2009

New groups file suits over wolf hunts

Bozeman, Montana – Supporters of proposed public hunts of gray wolves in the Northern Rockies are intervening in a federal court case brought by environmentalists who want to stop the hunts.
The federal government in May removed more than 1,300 wolves in
Montana and Idaho from the endangered species list, opening the
door to the first hunts in decades. Environmentalists later sued to
restore federal oversight.
The state of Idaho and several livestock and hunting groups have
intervened in the lawsuit in support of the government. Montana is

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WPR News
9:14 pm
Tue July 28, 2009

Douglas administrator fired

Douglas, Wy – The Douglas City Council fired the town's longtime city administrator and the mayor resigned during the same tumultuous meeting.
The council voted 3-2 Monday night to fire City Administrator
Bobbe Fitzhugh. After the vote, Mayor Jim Schneider resigned his
post citing an ability to work with the city's governing body.
Council President Marilyn Werner, who voted against Fitzhugh's
firing along with Schneider, is serving as Douglas' interim mayor.
Werner says Fitzhugh's firing resulted from a dispute over

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Radio
3:05 pm
Tue July 28, 2009

James McMurtry performs live on WPR

Texas singer/songwriter and roots rocker James McMurtry stopped by Wyoming Public Radio July 16th along with Ronnie Johnson and Jonny Burke. They played live on Morning Music and talked with host Grady Kirkpatrick.

Texas singer/songwriter and roots rocker James McMurtry stopped by Wyoming Public Radio July 16th along with Ronnie Johnson and Jonny Burke.
They played live on Morning Music and talked with host Grady Kirkpatrick.

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Radio
1:10 pm
Tue July 28, 2009

Anne and Pete Sibley interview

Anne and Pete Sibley, winners of the Great American Duet Sing-Off on A Prairie Home Companion, visited Wyoming Public Radio on July 20th. They played songs and talked with Morning Music host Grady Kirkpatrick.

Anne and Pete Sibley, winners of the Great American Duet Sing-Off on A Prairie Home Companion, visited Wyoming Public Radio on July 20th. They played songs and talked with Morning Music host Grady Kirkpatrick.

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WPR News
10:39 am
Tue July 28, 2009

Agency offers low-interest loans to storm victims

Casper, Wyo. – The Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans to residents and business owners who suffered property damage in recent Wyoming flash-flooding.

The SBA declared the disaster in response to Gov. Dave Freudenthal's request last week. The disaster declaration applies to Natrona, Albany, Carbon, Converse, Fremont, Johnson and Washakie counties.

The administration says interest rates can be as low as 2.4 percent for homeowners and renters, and 4 percent for businesses with terms up to 30 years.

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WPR News
10:29 am
Tue July 28, 2009

Wyoming restores contract with juvenile facility

Sheridan, Wyo. – The Wyoming Department of Family Services has restored its contract with a residential facility for juveniles in Sheridan.

Normative Services Inc. is a non-confinement, residential facility for boys and girls ages 14 to 18. Judges place children there because of behavior problems or because of abuse or neglect. The facility housed as many as 150 youth last year but that number declined by about two-thirds after the state withdrew from its contract with Normative in March.

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WPR News
8:37 pm
Mon July 27, 2009

State wants Cheyenne contamination cleaned up

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