WPR News
7:28 am
Wed February 18, 2009

Legislature Looks at Higher Taxes on Helium

WPR News
4:11 am
Wed February 18, 2009

Laramie-based sawmill to close its doors

Laramie, WY – Laramie-based Big Horn Lumber told workers early this month that it is going out of business. It's the second largest sawmill in the state, and it employs 67 people. The company saw sales slide by 50 percent over the last four months, as new housing construction fell to record lows.

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WPR News
1:30 am
Wed February 18, 2009

Mild Flu Season So Far

WPR News
11:46 am
Tue February 17, 2009

Wyoming wind projects still strong

Cheyenne, WY – The recession may have taken the wind out of the sails of some wind energy projects around the nation, but that's not the case in Wyoming and Montana.

Officials in both states say they have not heard of any wind projects being delayed. If there are projects being delayed, they say there are plenty of others still going forward.

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WPR News
8:24 am
Tue February 17, 2009

Insurance Reform Bills Hit the State House

WPR News
4:48 am
Tue February 17, 2009

Wyoming Works to Calculate Impact of Stimulus

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WPR News
4:46 am
Tue February 17, 2009

More Applicants for Home Heating Assistance

WPR News
4:43 am
Tue February 17, 2009

2008 Banner Year for Sugar Beet Farmers

WPR News
10:23 am
Mon February 16, 2009

Stimulus bill may clean up Wyoming mines

Washington, DC – Tens of thousands of abandoned hardrock mines, many was old as the 19th century, could get an economic boost for cleanup efforts with the economic stimulus bill awaiting President Barack Obama's signature.

The bill expected to be signed Tuesday contains more than $1.5 billion for construction and maintenance projects in the Bureau of Land Management, the National Park Service and Forrest Service. That includes addressing pollution and safety hazards caused by abandoned mines on public lands in Wyoming and 12 other states.

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WPR News
10:21 am
Mon February 16, 2009

"Taking Chance" in Dubois Wednesday

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