6:55 am
Fri September 5, 2008

Uranium poised for rebound

Wyoming – Reporter Addie Goss speaks with Peter O'Dowd about the next steps in developing nuclear fuel in Wyoming.

6:54 am
Fri September 5, 2008

Energy official to step down

Wyoming – Wyoming Infrastructure Authority Executive Director Steve Waddington announced this week that he will resign effective Oct. 31. Elsa Partan visits with him.

6:52 am
Fri September 5, 2008

Wyoming delegates question McCain strategy

Wyoming – Reporter Matt Laslo is in Minnesota where Wyoming Republicans are concerned that John McCain is distancing himself from the Bush Administration.

6:51 am
Fri September 5, 2008

Returning vets have new advocate

Wyoming – Elsa Partan interviews Bob Bragg. He's the new lead veterans advocate for Northern Wyoming.

6:49 am
Fri September 5, 2008

Food banks cope with surge in demand

Wyoming – Around the state, food pantries have been getting more requests for help. They've seen about a 20 percent increase in clients in the last year. The Interfaith Good Samaritan pantry in Laramie it's even worse. Elsa Partan reports.

6:48 am
Fri September 5, 2008

U-W symphony touts worldly theme

Wyoming – In just a few weeks, the University of Wyoming symphony will kick off its season. This year, director Michael Griffith used his trip through Europe as inspiration for the season's program. He joined Wyoming Public Radio's Bob Beck in the studio.

6:46 am
Fri September 5, 2008

Eco-friendly businesses still reap profits

Wyoming – For a long time, the idea that business and the environment could peacefully merge appeared to fly in the face of capitalism. The University of Wyoming is in its second year of trying to disprove that. Professor Eric Arnould speaks with Peter O'Dowd.

6:45 am
Fri September 5, 2008

As landfills fill up, recycling looks good

Wyoming – Wyoming recycles less trash than almost any other state. But there's a growing movement across Wyoming to recycle more... and it's not just environmentalists making the push. Addie Goss reports.

WPR News
8:46 am
Thu September 4, 2008

Social Security debit cards available

Cheyenne, Wyo. – Wyoming is one of a dozen Western states where the Treasury Department is introducing a Social Security debit

It can be used to pay bills or draw cash. There is no sign-up fee and no bank account is required.

About two million Social Security recipients are getting sign-up
information with their September checks. The other states are Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah and Washington.

Recipients can sign up by phone, 1-877-212-9991, or online.

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WPR News
8:44 am
Thu September 4, 2008

Panel: economics left out of energy debate

Laramie, Wyo. – The economics of America's energy debate are often left out of the discussion.

That's according to panelists at a University of Wyoming energy economics summit Thursday.

Carbon capture, clean coal, and oil extraction are topics of the day. But the governor's energy advisor Rob Hurless says politicians, environmentalists, and sometimes even industry ignore underlying business principles.

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