Wyoming – In April, the University of Wyoming and the Wyoming Arts Council will host a three-day symposium on the importance of public art in Wyoming's communities. Called "Public Art and Community: Inspiration and Reflection," the event is intended to bring together members of the business, education and arts communities. Bob Beck spoke to Wendy Bredehoft and Susan Moldenhauer of the University of Wyoming Art Museum.
Wyoming – Wyoming has its main newspapers - the Casper Star-Tribune, the Gillette News Record, the Wyoming Tribune Eagle. But in Wyoming history there have been many more. Close to 400. Not so long ago, every little town had its own paper, and some had two or three. The Wyoming State Library, with funding from the legislature, is building an online archive of those historic papers. What's in old news? Wyoming Public Radio's Molly Messick reports.
Wyoming – Like other state agencies, the University of Wyoming is being asked to find ways to trim between five and ten percent from its state budget. The University is holding campus meetings to find ways to meet Governor Dave Freudenthal's directive. Bob Beck talked to University of Wyoming President Tom Buchanan to hear about the approach.
Wyoming – Eleven freshman entered the Wyoming House of Representatives this year. At the start of the session, we talked with three of them about their goals and aspirations. Now, Wyoming Public Radio's Bob Beck asks them what they've learned.
Wyoming – Details are fast emerging about what the federal stimulus package may mean for Wyoming. State employees are working furiously to make sure they meet deadlines. Wyoming Public Radio's Renny MacKay has been rushing to keep up.
Riverton, Wy – The mayor of Riverton says pornographic images found on city computer equipment were apparently e-mailed between city employees and Fremont County Attorney Ed Newell. Mayor John Vincent said Friday that city information technology workers found 100 to 150 images and two or three videos on a city file server in January. He says the city conducted an investigation and determined that Newell had sent and received images containing nudity in exchanges with city employees.