WPR News
9:16 am
Mon June 23, 2008

BLM Needs More Places To Story Wild Horses

Laramie, Wy –
Because of an overabundance of wild horses, the Bureau of Land Management is looking for a couple of long term pasture facilities. B-L-M Spokesman Tom Gorey says they need to clear the range from a growing number of horses and burros. Currently long term holding facilities are overcrowded, so Gorey says they are looking for people who might be willing to help.
Gorey says that people interested can learn more about the program through the B-L-M website.

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WPR News
9:11 am
Mon June 23, 2008

Group Wants Thinning Of Elk And Bison

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Yellowstone National Park – A nationwide cattlemen's group is calling
on Yellowstone National Park to reduce bison and elk numbers as
part of efforts to eradicate the livestock disease brucellosis.
After being nearly eliminated elsewhere in the country over the
last several decades, brucellosis still lingers in the park's
wildlife.
The disease, first brought to the area by early European
settlers, causes pregnant cows to abort their calves.
Infections in cows surfaced in recent weeks on two ranches in

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5:37 am
Mon June 23, 2008

Numbers of wild horses on public lands is growing

Wyoming – The numbers of wild horses on public lands is growing and the B-L-M is struggling with ways to solve the problem. Bob Beck speaks with Tom Gorey with the Bureau of Land management.

5:35 am
Mon June 23, 2008

Republican candidates for the Wyoming U-S House seat talk about the economy

Wyoming – For the first time in several years, Wyoming has an open U-S House seat. Wyoming Public Radio's Bob Beck finds out what the four Republican candidates have to say about the economy and what they would like to do to fix it.

5:34 am
Mon June 23, 2008

Restoring the Arapaho Language on the Wind River Reservation

Wyoming – Some University of Wyoming Professors took a major step towards restoring the Arapaho Language on the Wind River Reservation. Addie Goss talks to one of them about the issue.

5:31 am
Mon June 23, 2008

Elders and Tribal members on the Wind River Reservation met to discuss what to do about the deaths of three young girls

Wyoming – Elders and Tribal members on the Wind River Reservation met to discuss what to do about the deaths of three young girls. Reporters who are covering the story talk about the meeting with Wyoming Public Radio's Peter O'Dowd.

5:28 am
Mon June 23, 2008

Putting up power lines in Wyoming for wind energy transmission

Wyoming – There is new movement on putting up power lines in Wyoming for wind energy transmission. Jodi Breisler reports from Washington.

5:27 am
Mon June 23, 2008

State Superintendent Jim McBride discusses graduation rates

Wyoming – State Superintendent Jim McBride discusses graduation rates and tells co-host Bob Beck why Wyoming may soon see some improvement.

5:25 am
Mon June 23, 2008

Yellowstone park could be susceptible to another large fire

Wyoming – On the 20th anniversary of the Yellowstone Fire, officials say the park could be susceptible to another large fire. Elsa Partan looks at what Yellowstone officials are trying to do about it.

5:22 am
Mon June 23, 2008

Officials worry that ancient structures might be damaged by forest fires

Wyoming – With the forest fire season upon us, officials worry that ancient structures might be damaged by fire, or looted when the protection of the forest disappears. Peter O'Dowd reports from Dubois.

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