Washington D-C – Republican Senator John Barrasso is pushing Congress to pass legislation to capture carbon emissions. Supporters say it will help reduce greenhouse gases and help the US become less energy dependent.
Laramie, Wy – The Department of Veteran's Affairs has agreed to give veterans an increase in the cost of traveling to a Veterans Administration hospital. Those who have served in the military are given a mileage reimbursement for the long travel they sometimes have to make to a V-A hospital, but since 1977 the reimbursement has been 11-cents a mile. Senator Mike Enzi was among those who pushed to get that amount increased to over 28 cents a mile. In a prepared statement, Enzi says the increase is long overdue.
Laramie, Wy – The latest candidate for Congress wants to get his party back to its traditional values. Johnson County rancher and businessman Mark Gordon is running as a republican for Wyoming's seat in the House of Representatives. Gordon says the Republican Party he grew up with was about small government, limited spending and the belief in the individual. GORDON: And a little bit of that I think the government may have strayed from over the years. As for concrete issues, Gordon says he does not favor a time line for withdrawing troops from Iraq.
Laramie, WY – Just when it looked like the Wyoming Cowgirls were going to pull out a close win, something went terribly wrong.
Utah's Morgan Warburton picked up a loose ball off the floor and drained a three pointer with three seconds left as Utah defeated Wyoming 60-59. The Cowgirls had rallied to lead 59-57 when Jodi Bollerjack made one of two free throws.