WPR News
8:58 am
Fri January 12, 2007

Investigators Declare Yellowstone Case a Murder-Suicide

Laramie, WY – Murder-suicide is how investigators classify the 2005 deaths of an Arizona man and his teenage son, at Yellowstone National Park. Investigators for the National Park Service believe 50-year-old Drew Speedie of Scottsdale, Arizona, pushed his son, Brent, off a bridge and then jumped to his death. The bridge is 200 feet above the Gardner River. Investigators say they'll never know for sure what happened. The murder-suicide conclusion is based on several things, including physical evidence, the position of the bodies and information that Drew Speedie had talked about suicide.

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WPR News
8:43 am
Fri January 12, 2007

State May Create Incentives for Film Producers

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8:11 am
Fri January 12, 2007

Proposals to continue snowmobiling in Yellowstone

Wyoming – Jackson area residents react to proposals to continue snowmobiling in Yellowstone.

8:10 am
Fri January 12, 2007

Week of events concerning Martin Luther King

Wyoming – The University of Wyoming will feature a week of events concerning Martin Luther King.

8:09 am
Fri January 12, 2007

Raising the minimum wage

Wyoming – Bob Beck speaks with Wyoming Workforce Services Director Kathy Emmons about raising the minimum wage.

8:04 am
Fri January 12, 2007

Reporter's Roundtable

Colorado, Montana and Wyoming – Elsa Heidorn speaks with legislative reporters from Colorado, Montana and Wyoming about priorities in each state.

7:58 am
Fri January 12, 2007

Violence against women

Wyoming – How money will be spent to address violence against women may change. Kristin Espeland speaks with Lee Ann Stephenson from the state family violence program.

7:56 am
Fri January 12, 2007

Wyoming's budget surplus

Wyoming – Renny Mackay reports that legislators disagree over what should be done with Wyoming's budget surplus.

7:54 am
Fri January 12, 2007

Eminent domain laws

Wyoming – The legislature is taking up the controversial issue of improving eminent domain laws. Bob Beck reports that many disagree over what should pass.

7:10 am
Fri January 12, 2007

Jackson Hole businesses

Jackson, WY – Jackson Hole businesses are looking at their first year without the tram. Rebecca Huntington reports.

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