WPR News
2:10 am
Tue July 22, 2008

Man Mugs Teenager Pushing Stroller in Jackson

Jackson, Wyo. – Jackson police are looking for a man who
attacked a 17-year-old girl who was pushing a baby stroller in a city park on Monday.

Police say the girl was working as a nanny and was pushing an infant in a stroller in Miller Park when the man took her wallet
and pushed her to the ground violently. Police say she hit her head and may have lost consciousness.

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11:55 am
Mon July 21, 2008

Residents ponder Wheatland's future

Wyoming – As Southeast Wyoming shrinks while the rest of the state booms, some business owners worry about the fate of their rural, agricultural community. Peter O'Dowd reports.

11:51 am
Mon July 21, 2008

Congress: You're driving too fast!

Wyoming – Some lawmakers are returning to the 1970s as they look for ways to reduce gas prices. Sen. Mike Enzi says he does not support returning to the days of slower speed limits on the interstates. Yanmei Xie reports from Washington.

11:49 am
Mon July 21, 2008

Park County business eyes microbrew

Wyoming – Peter O'Dowd speaks with Peg Potter. The co-owner of the Edelweiss bar and store in Clark, Wyo., wants to add locally brewed beer to the list of reasons why you might stop in this tiny town.

11:27 am
Mon July 21, 2008

Online school makes the grade on the reservation

Wyoming – Bob Beck visited one school that is quite different from Wyoming's other high schools. Students take most of their classes online.

11:25 am
Mon July 21, 2008

Governor reacts to Gore's Challenge

Wyoming – Elsa Partan asked Dave Freudenthal to weigh in on the former vice president's ambitious goal of powering the country solely on renewable energy in 10 years.

11:22 am
Mon July 21, 2008

Solar expert: Tech challenges still exist

Wyoming – If solar will provide any significant contribution to the nation's energy portfolio, Bruce Parkinson says a lot of work must be done. Elsa Partan speaks with the solar expert.

11:20 am
Mon July 21, 2008

Tree rings reveal region's water history

Wyoming – A group of scientists is studying rainfall patterns that reach back centuries. Their work reveals troubling predictions about the future. Addie Goss reported this story in April.

11:18 am
Mon July 21, 2008

Summer planting season still blooms

Wyoming – Peter O'Dowd spoke with Shane Smith of the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens. He says it's not too late to start your summer garden.

11:16 am
Mon July 21, 2008

Wyoming retains link to far off places

Wyoming – Historian Phil Roberts says he's been thinking lately about the connection this state has retained with far of places throughout history.