Wyoming – Both Wyoming Senators are ignoring doctors' orders. They oppose a bill that stops a payment cut to physicians who treat Medicare patients. They argue it hurts seniors in rural Wyoming who pay for private plans with federal dollars. Sara Sciammacco reports from Washington.
Wyoming – The CoverMe Foundation's Alec Shea set up shop in Laramie after starting his organization in Kentucky. The foundation walks people through government applications for services, and helps to make sure they don't fall through the cracks. An Elsa Partan interview.
Wyoming – In three years, three distinguished rock climbers from Lander have died. The deaths have shaken this small town's climbing community. At this week's Lander climbing festival, people are weighing the risks of climbing against the joy of doing a sport they love. Elsa Partan reports.
Wyoming – From finding ways to protect wildlife corridors to setting their own energy agenda, Western Governors say that it may be up to them to protect their states and drive new energy policy. Bob Beck reports.
Wyoming – The Environmental Protection Agency is tweaking its regulations on air quality in National Parks. Critics say the agency is giving utility companies an easier pass to build more coal-fired power plants .many powered by Wyoming coal. Yanmei Xie has the story from Washington.
Wyoming – Conservation groups are threatening to sue over the federal government's decision not to protect these animals in Wyoming under the Endangered Species Act. Peter O'Dowd talks to Rebecca Huntington, a freelance reporter in Jackson, and Brodie Farquhar, the managing editor of the Wyoming Business Report in Casper.
Wyoming – Sculptures have been popping up around Laramie this summer. One of them is the work of Patrick Dougherty. For the last 25 years, he's been weaving together tree saplings to create sculptures. They bring to mind all kinds of things that are made out of sticks: from nests to haystacks. This week he collected saplings and willows from a willing ranch near Centennial, Wyoming.
Wyoming – Carol Loyer and her daughter Anne Brande are fourth-generation western photographers involved in Ludwig Photo in Laramie. They recently stepped into the Storycorps booth to talk about Carol's childhood in Laramie. From age 5, she wanted to be the Jubilee queen at the Jubilee Days Parade.