Wyoming – Union's, safety officers and state employees are looking at how to fix the problem of Wyoming's high rate of workplace fatalities. It means looking at Alaska as a possible solution. Addie Goss reports.
Wyoming – An exhibit commemorating a semi-pro baseball league that ran from 1942-1969 is opening in Cheyenne. Many players in the league came from Wyoming and Colorado and worked in Sugar Beet fields all week and played on Sundays. Wyoming Public Radio's Renny MacKay remembers the leagues and its impact on race relations.
Wyoming – The National Geographic Channel debuts the documentary "Expedition Grizzly" Sunday night. Creator Casey Anderson discusses the program, his concerns about Grizzlies and his pet Grizzly with Wyoming Public Radio's Bob Beck.
Laramie, WY – Counseling centers in Wyoming are facing budget cuts at the same time more clients are asking for help. Like other state agencies, the mental health division of the Department of Health may have to reduce its budget by about ten percent this summer.
Laramie, WY – Sunday night a documentary looks at Grizzlies in Yellowstone and considers the threats that some of them are under as their ecosystem changes. Casey Anderson is the host and says he spent a year observing the Yellowstone Grizzlies. He says climate change has impacted their food source and that is leading to growing conflicts: "You know these masses of bears come down because white bark pine are not around and then you get this human-bear interaction that is not a good thing and the bear ends up paying the price with its life."
Laramie, WY – For the first time since last November, an economic indicator in Wyoming has gone up. A survey of supply managers in the state focused on indicators like new orders, production, inventory and employment. It found that some of those are doing better than they have in recent months.