WPR News
9:41 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Judge Brimmer Overturns Roadless Rule Again

Cheyenne, Wyo. – A federal judge in Wyoming has overturned
a Clinton-era ban on road construction in nearly 60 million acres of national forest.

U.S. District Judge Clarence Brimmer's ruling on Tuesday is the latest turn in a long-running legal dispute over a Clinton
administration rule limiting logging and other development in roadless areas.

Brimmer says the so-called "roadless rule" was enacted in violation of the National Environmental Policy Act and the Wilderness Act.

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12:52 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Workers blame state for slow response to claims

Wyoming – Addie Goss reports part two of our series on workers compensation issues. Some workers say their treatments are being put on hold while the workers compensation division investigates their claims.

12:50 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Sen. Enzi discusses issues before primary election

Wyoming – Elsa Partan asked Wyoming's senior senator about education and energy policy.

12:43 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Superintendent questions value of state tests

Wyoming – Bob Beck talks with a school official in Sheridan County about the Wyoming Department of Education's recent standardized test scores. Sue Belish says she is lukewarm about the benefits of the statewide test.

12:41 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Gas pains crimp U-W travel schedule

Wyoming – The cost of fuel and airline surcharges have put pressure on the upcoming travel season for the University of Wyoming's sports teams. Peter O'Dowd reports.

12:40 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Rodeo injury puts insurance problems in spotlight

Wyoming – When a teenager was kicked in the face by her horse this summer, the family struggled to pay the medical bills. Elsa Partan reports.

12:38 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Riverton clinic caters to Native Americans

Wyoming – A new center near the Wind River Reservation is designed to bring better healthcare to the area. Bob Beck has the story.

12:36 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Gays camp out in Medicine Bow Forest

Wyoming – Addie Goss visited with the largest Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Transgender group in Wyoming. They're camping in the mountains near Laramie and invite anyone to join them.

12:35 am
Tue August 12, 2008

House Call: Doctor discusses breast cancer rates

Wyoming – Bob Beck speaks with Jackson Doctor Brent Blue. He says the number of breast cancer cases in Wyoming is up for a good reason.

12:33 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Jump shot legend shares tales of the NBA

Wyoming – A Wyoming man who is credited with inventing basketball's jump shot shares his story.