Wyoming – The Wyoming Humanities Council is remembering the Beat Generation this summer with a series of book groups, tours and poetry slams. Elsa Partan talked with Jenny Ingram, a program officer for the Wyoming Humanities Council and Craig Arnold, assistant professor of poetry at the University of Wyoming.
Wyoming – If you have tried to hire anyone lately, you will have learned something others already know. Not only is it tough to find those who are qualified, but it is equally difficult to find anyone. Bob Beck reports from the Governors summit on workforce solutions.
Wyoming – We discussed the workforce shortage with two reporters from different parts of the state. Angus Theurmer is the co-editor of the Jackson Hole News and Guide. Denny Curran is the executive Editor of the Wyoming Business Report. Peter O'Dowd leads the discussion.
Cheyenne, Wyo. – The close of business Friday is the deadline for candidates to register for the state's Aug. 19 primary election.
As of Friday morning, incumbent U.S. Senator Mike Enzi is unopposed in seeking the Republican Party nomination. Democrats Chris Rothfuss of Laramie and perennial candidate Al Hamburg of Torrington are seeking their party's nomination to run against Enzi.
Missoula, Mt – The fate of gray wolves in the Northern Rockies is now in the hands of a federal judge in Montana, after advocacy groups argued in court that the animal's recovery is threatened by their recent removal from the endangered list. Wyoming, Montana and Idaho plan public hunts for the region's 1,500 wolves this fall. Attorneys for a dozen environmental and animals rights groups on Thursday urged U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy to block the states' plans. They asked for an injunction to restore endangered
Wilson, Wy – The Teton County Sheriff's Office is investigating the possibility that a husband and wife whose bodies were found inside a burning house were killed by "suspicious trauma" before the fire. Capt. Jim Whalen says firefighters found the two bodies while they were putting out the Wednesday morning fire, which consumed a guest house at a ranch about two miles north of Wilson. The Sheriff's Office is investigating the fire as a possible arson case because gas cans and the odor of gas were found inside
Sheridan, Wy – The U.S. Forest Service has shut down two resorts in the Big Horn Mountains, alleging health and safety violations. Bighorn National Forest special use program manager Gayle Laurent says Deer Haven Resort and Meadowlark Lake Resort will both be closed until the problems are fixed at the facilities. The resorts' permits were suspended last week. The resorts are owned by Wyoming Mountain Resorts, which does business under the name Bighorn Mountain Resorts.