WPR News
6:54 pm
Fri May 15, 2009

DCI Newell probe finds no criminal wrongdoing

Riverton, WY – The state Division of Criminal Investigation has uncovered no criminal wrongdoing following an investigation into photos of nude women that were e-mailed to the Fremont County attorney.

Attorney General Bruce Salzburg says the conduct doesn't rise to a level that would justify charging former County Attorney Ed Newell with promoting obscenity.

Salzburg released the DCI's finding Wednesday in a letter to Fremont County commissioners.

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WPR News
6:52 pm
Fri May 15, 2009

Craig Arnold not found by Japanese climbers

Cheyenne, WY – A team of climbers has completed a two-day search without finding poet and University of Wyoming assistant professor Craig Arnold, who's been missing on a small Japanese island.

Relatives say Arnold probably did not survive after falling down a steep slope.

The 41-year-old was working on a book about volcanoes and had visited volcanoes around the world. He disappeared nearly three weeks ago while hiking on a volcano on the island.

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WPR News
6:51 pm
Fri May 15, 2009

Snake River runs high; could be bad for business

Jackson, WY – During a meeting last night in Jackson, the Bureau of Reclamation predicted the Snake River will be running high for the first part of this summer. That sets the stage for a rough season for some Jackson businesses.

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WPR News
6:47 pm
Fri May 15, 2009

GOP questions Freudenthal's nomination of wife

Cheyenne, WY – Wyoming Republicans are questioning Governor Dave Freudenthal's nomination of his wife Nancy to serve as a federal court judge in Wyoming.

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WPR News
8:45 pm
Thu May 14, 2009

Chrysler is closing five Wyoming dealerships

Cheyenne, Wy – Chrysler's plan to close a quarter of its U.S. dealerships includes five dealerships in Wyoming. The automaker filed a motion in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New
York saying it wants to eliminate 789 dealerships by June 9. It says many of the dealers' sales are too low.
The list in Chrysler's court filing includes Covello Motor
Company in Torrington, Kotby Motors in Laramie, Riverton Chrysler
Dodge Jeep, Teton Motors in Jackson and Great Western Autoplex in
Rock Springs. Dealers were told Thursday morning via United Parcel Service

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WPR News
8:33 pm
Thu May 14, 2009

Sinclair may have a history of spills

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WPR News
8:18 pm
Thu May 14, 2009

Governor adds wife to his list of nominees

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WPR News
8:09 pm
Thu May 14, 2009

Enzi opposes tobacco regulation bill

WPR News
8:01 pm
Thu May 14, 2009

Employees fired for peeing into Old Faithful

Yellowstone National Park – Two seasonal Yellowstone National Park concessionaire employees have been fired after they were caught urinating into the iconic Old Faithful geyser.
The two were among six employees caught May 4 leaving the trail
and walking on the geyser after someone outside the park saw them
on a live webcast. The geyser was not erupting at the time.
Jim McCaleb of Xanterra (zan-TAIR'-uh) Parks and Resorts says
all six were recently hired to work at the Old Faithful Inn for the
busy summer tourist season.

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