WPR News
9:24 am
Tue June 6, 2006

Leave Wildlife Alone

Sheridan, Wy –
While wildlife might appear to need your help state Game and Fish officials say that you should leave them alone. That is especially the case when it comes to young wildlife. Sheridan Game and Fish spokesman Warren Mischke says a young animal might be abandoned for a couple of reasons. The most likely is because the mother is searching for food. The other reason is for the young animal's protection. Mischke says if people have concerns about an animal they should contact the local game and fish office.

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WPR News
6:55 am
Mon June 5, 2006

D-Day Anniversary Marked with Documentary

Laramie, Wy – A documentary film about D-Day is being
shown at a church in Casper Tuesday night, and both the director and one of the men in the film are planning to be there.
The film is called "Lest They Be Forgotten -- Omaha Beach D-Day Volume Two." It's a follow-up to an earlier film about D-Day that Larry Cappetto has made.
Cappetto lives in Grand Junction, Colorado. He says it's NOT cheap to make the documentaries, but it's his way of saying "thank you" to veterans.

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WPR News
4:53 am
Mon June 5, 2006

CO Surface Owners Push for Constitutional Amendment

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WPR News
7:26 am
Fri June 2, 2006

Candidate for Governor Pushing Meth Issue

Laramie, Wy – Republican gubernatorial candidate Ray Hunkins continues to attack Governor Dave Freudenthal's handling of Wyoming's methamphetamine problem.
Hunkins said in Casper Friday that Freudenthal has failed to boost numbers of state troopers to combat transportation of the drug.
But, it is the Republican controlled legislature that failed to pay for all the troopers Freudenthal asked for.
Hunkins also says Freudenthal has spent more than 35 million
dollars and three years addressing the state's meth problem. But

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WPR News
7:25 am
Fri June 2, 2006

Three Die in Rafting Accident

Laramie, Wy – A tragic accident Friday on the Snake River in Grand Teton National Park, where three people drowned when their raft overturned.
Ten people have been rescued, including the boatman from park concessionaire Grand Teton Lodge Company.
It happened at about 11-o-clock this morning, and area search-and-rescue teams were immediately dispatched. By the time they arrived, one person had become caught in a log jam. Attempts to revive two others were unsuccessful.

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