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.
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
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.
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.
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.