WPR News
8:31 am
Mon December 11, 2006

New WorkForce Director Picked

Cheyenne, Wy – Governor Dave Freudenthal has appointed
Joan Evans as director of the Wyoming Department of Workforce
Services.
Evans replaces Kathy Emmons, who announced last week that she
would resign as head of the Workforce Services effective January
15th.
Evans is currently the director of the Carbon County Higher
Education Center in Rawlins. Her appointment to Workforce Services
is subject to confirmation by the Wyoming State Senate when the
Legislature convenes next month.

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WPR News
8:30 am
Mon December 11, 2006

Snow Pack Low

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WPR News
2:10 am
Mon December 11, 2006

Cubin Back for Votes After Back Injury

WPR News
2:03 am
Mon December 11, 2006

WY Dept. of Health Pushes Workplace Wellness

Laramie, WY – Wyoming health leaders are trying to convince business people to set up workplace wellness programs in an effort to make people healthier and more productive. Joe Grandpre of the Dept.of Health says such programs will pay off in the long run, and sometimes that discourages some employers. Grandpre says about a third of Wyoming businesses provide workplace wellness programs.

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WPR News
9:38 am
Fri December 8, 2006

BLM Withdraws Two Parcels from Oil and Gas Auction

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WPR News
8:46 am
Fri December 8, 2006

Domesticated Idaho Elk Could Be Destroyed

Laramie, WY – An official says a domesticated cow elk from an eastern Idaho hunting preserve will either be destroyed, sterilized or shipped out of state after a second test
came back indicating possible red deer hybrid genes. John Chatburn of the Idaho Department of Agriculture says the
choice of what to do with the elk will be up to Rex Rammell. In August, as many as 160 elk fled Rammell's Chief Joseph

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WPR News
8:43 am
Fri December 8, 2006

Lawmakers Uncertain of Subtance Abuse Bill

Laramie, WY – State lawmakers remain uncertain about the
cost of a substance abuse treatment bill and have held off on a vote to endorse it.
The bill would provide more treatment options at the Wyoming State Hospital and elsewhere. State Senator John Schiffer says the bill would cost around 30 million dollars. But members of the Select Committee on Mental Health and

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7:15 am
Fri December 8, 2006

Online education

Wyoming – Online education is a fledging industry. Kristin Espeland reports.

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