WPR News
6:26 am
Mon September 25, 2006

Long Wait for Doctor in Gillette

Laramie, Wy – A three-week wait just to see a doctor is something people in Gillette have to deal with.
A study done by Campbell County Memorial Hospital found that Gillette is short about 11 primary care physicians. That means the community needs 11 more doctors either in family practice or internal medicine just to meet the current population needs.
Doctor Jim Naramore says it's tough on patients to have to wait that long. But, he says, it's tough on doctors, too.

Read more
WPR News
5:54 am
Mon September 25, 2006

2006 Could Be Worst in No. of WY Suicides

Read more
WPR News
5:44 am
Mon September 25, 2006

Community Groups Study Suicide Prevention

8:19 am
Fri September 22, 2006

Landowners and Industry Reps Clash Over Eminent Domain

Wyoming – Wyoming landowners say industry isn't compensating them fairly when it comes to eminent domain, but industry representatives argue they're paying much more for private land than it's actually worth.

Read more
8:16 am
Fri September 22, 2006

A Transportation Plan for Grand Teton National Park

Wyoming – The National Park Service wants to help even more visitors make use of the park. So this week, the Service issued a long-awaited transportation plan for Grand Teton including 42 miles of pathways.

Read more
8:13 am
Fri September 22, 2006

Judge Says No New Roads in Forests

Wyoming – A federal district court in California handed environmental groups a victory this week when it said no roads may be built in roadless forest areas. But that may not be the last word on the controversy.

Read more
8:01 am
Fri September 22, 2006

Allegations of Incompetence at the Department of the Interior

Wyoming – The Inspector General at the Department of Interior told members of congress that the agency tolerates widespread ethical failures and incompetence.

7:48 am
Fri September 22, 2006

Photojournalists Reveal Their Secrets

Wyoming – Wyoming Public Radio's Renny MacKay introduces us to some of the Wyoming photojournalists who snap those enduring pictures that grab our attention.

7:45 am
Fri September 22, 2006

Wyoming Family Services Gets a Boost

Wyoming – Wyoming got some good news this week about how it protects children under the care of the state. For years, Wyoming's department of family services drew criticism for its inability to guarantee that children who are placed in foster homes by the state were safe.

Read more

Pages