10:06 am
Wed August 17, 2005

Wednesday, August 17th, 2005

Wednesday, August 17th, 2005

Wyoming –

Topic: Governor Freudenthal and others in the state are pushing the idea for more water storage; Guest: Don Mikey, rancher and president of the Powder River Reservoir Corporation.

Topic: Renny Mackay speaks with Author Jonathon Waterman about his book "Where Mountain are Nameless".

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10:06 am
Wed August 17, 2005

Wednesday, August 17th, 2005

Wyoming –

Topic: Governor Freudenthal and others in the state are pushing the idea for more water storage; Guest: Don Mikey, rancher and president of the Powder River Reservoir Corporation.

Topic: Renny Mackay speaks with Author Jonathon Waterman about his book "Where Mountain are Nameless".

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10:06 am
Wed August 17, 2005

Wednesday, August 17th, 2005

Wyoming –

Topic: Governor Freudenthal and others in the state are pushing the idea for more water storage; Guest: Don Mikey, rancher and president of the Powder River Reservoir Corporation.

Topic: Renny Mackay speaks with Author Jonathon Waterman about his book "Where Mountain are Nameless".

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WPR News
2:28 pm
Tue August 16, 2005

State Opposes Henderson Appeal

Denver, Co – The state of Wyoming says one of the men
serving life sentences for killing gay University of Wyoming
student Matthew Shepard in 1999 should not be allowed to appeal his
conviction and sentence.
Russell Henderson is asking the tenth Circuit U-S Court of
Appeals to reinstate his right to appeal. He contends his trial
attorney never advised him that he could appeal his conviction and
sentence, causing him to miss the deadline to appeal either.
Senior assistant attorney general Dave Delicath argued in court

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WPR News
2:24 pm
Tue August 16, 2005

Wright Tornado Had Strange Timing

Cheyenne, Wy – The Meteorologist in charge for the National Weather Service office in Cheyenne says it's been over 25 years since Wyoming had a tornado that killed anyone. Bill Parker says most Wyoming Tornados that touch down occur in remote areas. But Friday's tornado in Wright was obviously different. Parker says what was more surprising is that it occurred in August... a time of year when Tornados generally don't occur.

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WPR News
2:21 pm
Tue August 16, 2005

UW Makes Fundraising Goal

Laramie, Wy – The University of Wyoming says its major fundraising campaign ended well above its goal of 125 million dollars. At a wrap up ceremony, University officials say they raised 204 million dollars. While they did fall short in their goal for academics, all other areas either met or smashed the previous goal.

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10:48 am
Tue August 16, 2005

Tuesday, August 16th, 2005

Wyoming –

Topic: Bob Beck speaks with Michael Von Flatern, Vice Chairman of the Wyoming Red Cross about assisting those affect by the Wright Tornado.

Topic: Bob Beck speaks with Annette Bohling from the State Department of Education about the yearly progress in schools across the state.

Topic: Kristen Espeland speaks with Dan Espeland, Douglas Superintendent of schools about the increased numbers of teachers not returning to work.

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Wyoming Features
10:35 am
Tue August 16, 2005

Wright Tornado killing two people

Wright Tornado – On Friday August 12th a tornado hit the town of Wright killing two people.

Wright Community Assistance Tornado Relief Fund:
Campco Federal Credit Union,
PO Box 360
Wright, Wyoming 82732
www.campcofcu.com

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WPR News
7:08 pm
Mon August 15, 2005

Relief Fund Set Up in Wright

Laramie, Wy – Three days after a tornado hit the town of Wright the extent of the damage is more apparent. Clerk-Treasurer, Valerie Kettery, says two people died and 92 mobile homes were destroyed. "Right now," she says, "most of those families affected are staying with friends or in motels." Kettery says in the long term it is hard to tell what will happen because there is not a lot of available housing.

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Wyoming Features
11:45 am
Mon August 15, 2005

UW Fundraising

Laramie – After years of struggling to raise money, the University of Wyoming announced an end to a remarkable five year run of fundraising. U-W fund raisers collected 204 million dollars in their DISTINCTION campaign. The goal was 125 million. The money is being used for special faculty, symposiums and facility upgrades. Wyoming Public Radio's Bob Beck reports that to those involved with the campaign, the success is nothing short of amazing

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