Wyoming – This week two lawsuits were filed over the fact that wolves have been taken off the endangered species list in Montana and Idaho, while remaining on the list in Wyoming. Wyoming Public Radio's Bob Beck has more
Wyoming – A recent study estimates wildlife vehicle collisions are costing the nation more than 8 billion dollars each year. So, it's not surprising that traffic engineers in Wyoming and across the nation are looking for ways to move, not just cars, but also critters across America's highways. Wyoming Public Radio's Rebecca Huntington has more
Wyoming – In the late winter and early spring, elk, moose and deer shed their antlers. Finding them can become a kind of obsession - and even produce a side income. Wyoming Public Radio's Molly Messick takes us out for a few days of antler hunting.
Gillette, Wyo. – A University of Wyoming researcher has developed a test to trace co-produced coal-bed methane water even after it flows into rivers and mixes with other water sources. Until now, methods have been insufficient to distinguish coal-bed methane co-produced water from subsurface or shallow ground water in the Powder River basin.
Co-produced methane water can vary from high quality water that meets drinking water standards to low quality water with high levels of salts and sodium.
Green River, Wyo – The former choir teacher at Star Valley High School has been sentenced to six months in jail after pleading no contest to two counts of having sex with a student.
Lincoln County Attorney Eric Phillips says Jamie Nicole Hale of Star Valley accepted a plea agreement and was sentenced Thursday to a year in jail with six months suspended. She was also placed on probation for three years and ordered to undergo a sex offender evaluation.