Cheyenne, WY – The University of Wyoming and the state's community colleges are a good deal compared to college costs in most other states, but not compared to costs a decade ago.
That's according to a new report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education. The center gave Wyoming and every other state except California a failing grade for college affordability.
Jackson, Wy – Wildlife managers say they're extending the bison hunting season on the National Elk Refuge by three weeks in an effort to thin the Jackson herd. Hunters have killed about 140 bison of the 1,200-head herd so far this season. Officials with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the National Elk Refuge say they ultimately want to bring the herd down to 500 animals. Officials say the bison population needs to be controlled to minimize concerns over disease transmission, competition with elk and habitat damage.
Laramie, Wyoming – Some might try to blame this week's snowy weather on a cloud seeding program underway in Wyoming. But the scientists running the project say let's wait til the results are in. They're doing the nation's only scientific study on whether cloud seeding increases snowfall and in the process, they hope to banish some misconceptions about seeding the clouds. Wyoming Public Radio's Addie Goss reports.