WPR News
6:58 am
Fri March 23, 2007

Wyomingite Works to Help Wounded Soldiers

Laramie, Wy – A Wyoming woman who's son fought in the
Iraq war is trying to improve conditions at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
Laura Brown is leading a drive to provide laptops to injured soldiers through a group she created called "Laptops for the Wounded."
The group's objective is to help injured soldiers communicate with relatives and others through e-mails and web cameras attached to the laptops.

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6:46 am
Fri March 23, 2007

New vaccine

Wyoming – Kristin Espeland reports that a new vaccine has been made available to girls to protect them from the human papilloma virus and the Jackalope may have something to do with it.

6:44 am
Fri March 23, 2007

A Wyoming Rancher has taken a case to the Supreme Court

Wyoming – A Wyoming Rancher has taken a case to the Supreme Court. Evelyn Lombardo reports.

6:41 am
Fri March 23, 2007

Truck traffic deaths

Wyoming – A group says Wyoming leads the nation in truck traffic deaths. Wyoming Public Radio's Bob Beck reports that others are skeptical.

6:40 am
Fri March 23, 2007

Sasquatch

Wyoming – Renny MacKay reports that some researchers wonder if Sasquatch lives in Wyoming.

6:36 am
Fri March 23, 2007

State forester Bill Crapser

Wyoming – State forester Bill Crapser discusses the upcoming fire season with WPR's Bob Beck.

6:34 am
Fri March 23, 2007

Protecting homes from forest fires

Casper, WY – Casper Fire Officials are hoping residents do a better job of protecting their homes from forest fires. Elsa Heidorn reports.

WPR News
10:30 am
Thu March 22, 2007

Former Wyoming Coach May Take Over The Cowboys

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Laramie, Wy –
A CBS website is reporting that Fresno State associate coach Heath Schroyer has agreed to become the new head
basketball coach at Wyoming. C-B-S SportsLine-dot-com broke the story early Thursday. Schroyer was an assitant to Steve McClain when the Cowboys last advanced to the NCAA tournament.
However, U-W officials are declining to comment.
Wyoming fired Steve McClain on March 12. U-W athletics director Tom Burman hired Schroyer five years ago
as head coach at Portland State when Burman was athletics director

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WPR News
10:26 am
Thu March 22, 2007

Trustees To Consider Staff Pay Raises

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Laramie, Wy – Staff members at the University of Wyoming are set to receive pay raises this year. Vice President for administration Phil Harris says in prior years, only faculty members saw substantial raises. This year it's the staff's turn. Currently, most of the 26-hundred staff members are paid 90 percent of the going rate in their industries. This year's plan would bring as many staff as possible to 100 percent of the going rate. University trustees will make a final decision the proposal tomorrow (Friday).

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WPR News
9:31 am
Thu March 22, 2007

Allstate to Open Claims Center in Cheyenne

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