WPR News
7:37 am
Mon August 20, 2007

Losses Run Deep After Sheridan Fires

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WPR News
3:27 am
Mon August 20, 2007

Season Pass Price Goes Up, But Skiers Keep Coming

Laramie, WY – Season-pass ticket prices at the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort will go up as much as $50 this winter, but a resort spokeswoman says that won't keep skiers away from the slopes.

Spokeswoman Anna Olson says sales for all season-pass options went up about 12 percent last year, and she expects a strong turn out this year as well.

All that business comes without the benefit of the resort's signature tram, which went out of commission last year.

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WPR News
2:41 am
Mon August 20, 2007

Columbine Fire Almost Extinguished

Laramie, WY – The fire near the East entrance to Yellowstone National Park was doused with an inch and a half of rain over the weekend and is nearly out.

Mark Grant is the incident commander for the Columbine fire. He calls the fire parked, meaning that it's not going anywhere.

"People will see smoke occasionally coming out of the fire, but we wouldn't expect much fire growth," he said.

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WPR News
10:51 am
Sat August 18, 2007

Romney to Visit Jackson for Fundraiser, Meetings

Cheyenne, WY – Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney will be in Jackson next Wednesday for a private fundraiser and a public meeting with supporters. Wyoming GOP Executive Director Amy Larimer says Romney will be the first 2008 Republican presidential hopeful to visit the state. The former governor of Massachusetts won the Iowa Republican Party straw poll last Saturday.

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WPR News
10:45 am
Sat August 18, 2007

State Geologist Says CBM Habitat is Sage Grouse Habitat

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4:34 am
Sat August 18, 2007

Reshaping the Old Faithful Inn

Laramie, WY – A Yellowstone landmark gets a facelift. Kristin Espeland reports.

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4:32 am
Sat August 18, 2007

Casper Takes Aging by the Horns

Laramie, WY – The city of Casper tries to tackle aging issues before it's too late. Elsa Heidorn reports.

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4:30 am
Sat August 18, 2007

Bark Beetle Takes Hold in Cities, too

Laramie, WY – If you thought these pests were confined to the forest, think again. Peter O'Dowd reports.

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4:28 am
Sat August 18, 2007

Jackson Hospital Looks to Youth Movement

Laramie, WY – One hospital in Jackson is taking a creative approach to solving the state's doctor shortage. Host Bob Beck reports.

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