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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WPR News
9:06 pm
Wed May 13, 2009

Freudenthal considers which budgets to cut

WPR News
9:00 pm
Wed May 13, 2009

Lummis wants alternative energy bill

WPR News
10:43 am
Wed May 13, 2009

Lawmakers say state agencies can survive cuts

Cheyenne, WY – Some legislators say state agencies have enough money that they should have no trouble continuing to provide essential services in the face of pending 10 percent funding cuts.

Gov. Dave Freudenthal has ordered all state agencies to submit plans for the funding cuts for the fiscal year that starts in July. He says low gas prices are likely to force cuts of as much as $325 million in fiscal year 2010.

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WPR News
10:40 am
Wed May 13, 2009

Senate backs allowing guns in national parks

Washington, D.C. – The Senate has approved a measure that would allow people to carry loaded guns in national parks and wildlife refuges.

Republican Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma sponsored the amendment, which would restore a Bush administration policy allowing loaded guns in national parks.

The gun amendment was attached to a bill imposing restrictions on credit card companies. The amendment was approved 67-29. Wyoming Sens. John Barrasso and Mike Enzi both voted in favor of
the measure.

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WPR News
10:11 am
Wed May 13, 2009

Wyoming's favorable coal climate behind merger

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WPR News
5:24 pm
Tue May 12, 2009

One more 'diploma mill' shuts down in Wyoming

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