WPR News
8:58 am
Thu January 18, 2007

Ban On Open Containers Moves Forward

Cheyenne, WY – The bill to ban open containers of alcohol in vehicles is moving to the state House. The Senate gave final approval to the proposal today. The vote was 26 to three. Senator Curt Meier was in the small minority that voted against the ban. He says if the state really wants to address safety on the highways there were other options than an outright ban on open containers. The bill now heads to the state House. It died there last year by one vote.

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8:54 am
Thu January 18, 2007

Game and Fish Dept Seeks to Increase Fees

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8:44 am
Thu January 18, 2007

Foreign Language Not Required For Hathaway Money

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8:39 am
Thu January 18, 2007

House Passes Eminent Domain Bill

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9:01 am
Wed January 17, 2007

Landowner Invokes Split-Estate Law, Loses

Cody, WY – The Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has ruled against a Park County landowner who tried to invoke Wyoming's new split estate law. The landowner sought to force an energy company to pay a higher bond for drilling on his land. The ruling yesterday rejected arguments by Heart Mountain landowner Jim Dager that Windsor Energy should post a $416,000 surety bond. He argued that was to cover the loss of value of nearly a thousand acres surrounding planned gas drilling operations.

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8:57 am
Wed January 17, 2007

Senate Supports Changing Bike Path Rule

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8:44 am
Wed January 17, 2007

House Rejects Tougher Requirements for Hathaway

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8:41 am
Wed January 17, 2007

WY and Feds Clarify Stance on Wolf Plan

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7:44 am
Wed January 17, 2007

Sheridan Bars Join Spreading Smoking Ban

Sheridan, WY – Two hotel bars in Sheridan have decided to
ban smoking. Holiday Inn General Manager Mark Demple said his hotel bar, Scooters, will go smoke free February first for the safety of employees and customers.
Best Western Sheridan Center General Manager Ron Spence says he is making his bar, Main Street Tavern, smoke free January 22nd because smoking was costing him convention business.
The Wyoming Legislature is considering a bill to ban smoking in public places, including restaurants and bars.

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7:42 am
Wed January 17, 2007

Cheyenne Church Vandalized Again

Cheyenne, WY – A Baptist church in Cheyenne has been
vandalized for the second time in just over a month. Unity Missionary Baptist Church was ransacked in early December. Vandals visited again early Tuesday morning. Police say they have suspects this time...but nothing conclusive.

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