WPR News
9:05 am
Mon June 16, 2008

Conviction Upheld

Casper, Wy – The Wyoming Supreme Court has upheld the
murder conviction of an Evansville woman for shooting her husband
in 1977.
The Casper Star-Tribune reports that Wyoming's highest court has
ruled that Rita Humphrey was not denied a speedy trial.
Justice Michael Golden wrote in an opinion released Monday that
while a delay occurred in bringing Humphrey to trial, the length of
delay wasn't unreasonable.
Humphrey was charged with first-degree murder for the death of

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WPR News
9:02 am
Mon June 16, 2008

Brucellosis confirmed

Daniel, Wy – The Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory
says it has confirmed positive brucellosis tests for two cows from
a Daniel ranch.
The state reported last week that blood tests taken at a sale
barn first showed the cows had brucellosis.
The cows then were sent to the state veterinary lab, where the
brucellosis bacterium was cultured from the tissues of both cows.
The Wyoming Livestock Board and USDA Animal Plant Health
Inspection Service say they plan to test the rest of the ranch's

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WPR News
9:00 am
Mon June 16, 2008

Sheriff Offices Deal With Gas Prices

Laramie, Wy – High gas prices are driving up costs for local government. That is especially true in large counties that don't have mineral wealth. One such place is Albany County. Sheriff Jim Pond says high gas prices are a concern but they are able to maintain service. But he admits they are making plans for the future.
Pond says gas prices have been a topic of discussion as county commissioners are putting final touches on their budget.

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5:49 am
Mon June 16, 2008

Firefighters from 21 counties get enhanced training to fight forest fires

Wyoming – Firefighters from 21 counties get enhanced training to fight forest fires. Bob Beck reports.

5:48 am
Mon June 16, 2008

In Idaho those in high risk areas are learning how to make their homes fire resistant

Idaho – Guy Hand reports that in Idaho those in high risk areas are learning how to make their homes fire resistant.

5:25 am
Mon June 16, 2008

Officials are putting together a new comprehensive plan

Wyoming – In Teton County, officials are putting together a new comprehensive plan. It has generated some debate. Addie Goss discusses the plan with local planners.

5:22 am
Mon June 16, 2008

Newspapers in the state are changing gears away from the Presidential primaries to focus on Wyoming's primary election

Wyoming – Peter O'Dowd reports that newspapers in the state are changing gears away from the Presidential primaries to focus on Wyoming's primary election.

5:20 am
Mon June 16, 2008

Problems with off road vehicles

Wyoming – Bob Beck talks with Marcia Rose Ritchie of the Douglas Ranger District about problems off road vehicles are causing in the Thunder Basin National Grassland.

5:16 am
Mon June 16, 2008

National AARP spelling bee

Wyoming – Saturday is the National AARP spelling bee in Cheyenne

2:54 am
Mon June 16, 2008

State loses track of child-custody case

Wyoming – Elsa Partan reports on the case of a boy who spent his childhood lost in the child welfare system.

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