10:13 am
Mon May 14, 2007

Wyoming teacher's salary

Wyoming – Bob Beck reports that for the first time in many years, Wyoming Teacher Salaries are attracting out of state teachers.

10:08 am
Mon May 14, 2007

Educators hope to inspire girls to stick with science and math studies

Wyoming – Wyoming attempts to interest young girls in science.

10:03 am
Mon May 14, 2007

Eastern Wyoming College tries to get low income people thinking about college.

Wyoming – Eastern Wyoming College tries to get low income people thinking about college.

WPR News
8:16 am
Mon May 14, 2007

Legerski Gets Raise And Extension

Laramie, Wy – University officials say they have extended Cowgirl Coach Joe Legerski's contract until 2012. Legerski will get a 20 thousand dollar raise to 150 thousand dollars a year. He will be paid more then any women's coach in Wyoming history. He also will get an incentive package based on ticket revenue grades and other factors. Legerski led the Cowgirls to 27 wins and the Womens National Invitation Tournament Title.

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WPR News
8:14 am
Mon May 14, 2007

College Is Important

Torrington, Wy – This week Eastern Wyoming College and the Goshen County school district will continue its efforts to get more children to consider attending college. Organizer Anne Gardetto says the program attempts to educate both young students and parents about educational opportunities, because a College degree is required in today's job market. Gardetto says they are trying to stress to parents that there are many ways that a low income family can afford college. The conference is Wednesday morning in Torrington.

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WPR News
8:12 am
Mon May 14, 2007

Wyoming And Feds Wait On Wolves

Denver, Co – The state of Wyoming and the U-S Fish and
Wildlife Service are in a waiting game over wolves.
Each says they're waiting for the other to act first in a
stand-off that seems almost certain to leave Wyoming out of the
ongoing process to strip federal protection from wolves in the
northern Rocky Mountains.
Wyoming has missed the Fish and Wildlife Service's original May
first deadline to submit a wolf management plan acceptable to the
federal agency.
Mitch King is regional director for the federal agency in

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WPR News
8:11 am
Mon May 14, 2007

Rocky Mountain Park To Be Wilderness Area

Loveland, Colorado – Members of Colorado's congressional
delegation said today that they'll introduce legislation
designating nearly all of Rocky Mountain National Park as
wilderness.
They made the announcement in an amphitheater in the park, with
the 14-thousand-foot Longs Peak serving as the backdrop.
Three decades ago President Nixon first suggested protecting the
park - Colorado's top tourist attraction - but it's been held up
because of wrangling with various interests.

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WPR News
8:09 am
Mon May 14, 2007

Scientists Oppose Delisting

Jackson, Wy – More than 230 scientists have signed a
letter opposing plans to remove wolves in Wyoming, Montana and
Idaho from protection under the Endangered Species Act.
The letter was signed by wildlife biologists, ecologists and
other researchers from nearly all 50 states. The letter was sent to
Ed Bangs, the regional wolf recovery coordinator for the U-S Fish
and Wildlife Service, during a public comment period that ended
last Wednesday.
The scientists say that wolves in the three states still face

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WPR News
8:44 am
Fri May 11, 2007

Police Seize 13 Pounds of Ecstasy

Laramie, WY – The Wyoming Highway Patrol has seized about 13 pounds of ecstasy tablets during a traffic stop west of Cheyenne. Troopers arrested two California men in their 20's on Tuesday after stopping their rental car for speeding. Police have charged them with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. The maximum penalty for that felony charge is 10 years in prison or fines of up to $10,000.

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