WPR News
8:11 am
Wed November 26, 2008

Wyoming submits wolf comments

Laramie, Wy – Wyoming says the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shouldn't try to require the state to rewrite its wolf-management law before the federal agency ends protections for
gray wolves in the state.
The federal wildlife agency is collecting public comments
through Friday on its plan to end federal Endangered Species Act
protections for wolves in the Northern Rockies. It's the federal
government's latest move in a lengthy debate over management of the
animals.
Wyoming Gov. Dave Freudenthal's office this week commented on

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WPR News
7:58 am
Wed November 26, 2008

Ski area owner asks for support

Laramie, Wy – The owner of the Snowy Range Ski Area outside Laramie is asking people to support the business during hard times.
Rick Colling spoke to about 70 people Tuesday during a public
hearing on the future of the Snowy Range Ski Area. The ski area has
had financial difficulty since a fire destroyed the main lodge in
2003.
A bigger lodge was built, but business has been down, and Rick
and Terri Colling report having $4.5 million in debt. The Collings
have been trying for a year to find a buyer for the ski area.

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WY Elections
9:47 am
Tue November 25, 2008

Roscoe wins again

WPR News
8:39 am
Tue November 25, 2008

Tanker truck crash closes I-25 near Glenrock

WPR News
7:48 am
Tue November 25, 2008

Governor unveils supplemental budget

WPR News
7:45 am
Tue November 25, 2008

Afterschool Alliance tries to grow in Wyoming

WPR News
10:52 am
Mon November 24, 2008

Glenn fired as football coach

WPR News
10:46 am
Mon November 24, 2008

Conservation group pushes for southeast Wyoming wind farms

Laramie, Wy – A Wyoming conservation group says southeast Wyoming is the best place for wind farms in the state. Biodiversity conservation Alliance Director Eric Molvar says their study shows that southeast Wyoming would have the least amount of environmental and wildlife impacts. Molvar says the study takes into account transmission lines that would be needed for any such project. Some property rights groups object to the report, saying it would limit their ability to develop wind farms.

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WPR News
10:44 am
Mon November 24, 2008

Carbon County groups concerned about wind farm

Hanna, Wy – A planned wind project near Hanna in Carbon County has raised concerns from some about how it might impact natural and cultural resources in the area.
The Medicine Bow Conservation District and the Hanna Historical
Society asked Horizon Wind Energy not to harm natural or cultural
resources when building its 154-turbine wind project.
The area includes a historic cemetery, sage grouse strutting
grounds, archaeological sites, elk habitat and other places of
significance.

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WPR News
7:43 am
Mon November 24, 2008

UW willing to splurge on Glenn's replacement

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Laramie, Wyo. – University of Wyoming Athletics Director Tom Burman says the fact that the Cowboys only had three conference wins in the last two seasons is the main reason he decided to fire Head Football Coach Joe Glenn.

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