Wyoming Features
4:18 pm
Fri August 1, 2003

Local Programming

Cheyenne, WY – Those who are concerned about new FCC rules have said that large companies are moving into rural areas and removing local programming. But, Wyoming radio broadcasters say the opposite has been occurring in the Cowboy State. Wyoming Public Radio's Bob Beck explains

Wyoming Features
10:33 am
Wed July 30, 2003

Future of Wolf Plan

Wyoming – On Tuesday the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission passed a wolf management plan. That means the grey wolf is much closer to coming off the endangered species list. But, the process is a long ways from over. Wyoming Public Radio's Renny MacKay reports one factor that could hold up delisting is the very same management plan the Game and Fish Commission just passed

Wyoming Features
1:35 pm
Mon July 28, 2003

Medical Malpractice

Wyoming – Huge increases in medical malpractice insurance is pricing some doctors out of the state. Wyoming Public Radio's Bob Beck reports that while Wyoming has been unwilling to place caps on non-economic damages, some think the state will have to go that route in order to stabilize costs.

Wyoming Features
3:01 pm
Thu July 10, 2003

Sheep Center

Dubois, WY – A Big Horn Sheep Herd has been helped by the recovery efforts of a group in Dubois. Wyoming Public Radio's Jim Morgan has more...

Wyoming Features
12:06 pm
Wed July 9, 2003

Interest Rates for Counties

Wyoming – While many counties would be facing some tight budgets this year. Low interest rates and a run of home sales is bailing them out. Wyoming Public Radio's Bob Beck explains...

Wyoming Features
4:32 pm
Tue July 1, 2003

School Capital Plans

Wyoming – Today is the day that school districts needed to turn in five year building plans to state officials. What becomes of those plans remains to be seen. Wyoming Public Radio's Bob Beck has more.

Wyoming Features
10:06 am
Sun June 29, 2003

Wolf Plan Approved

Wyoming – After months and years of heated debate, Wyoming has a plan for managing wolves, if and when they come off the endangered species list. Wyoming Public Radio's Renny MacKay reports that in the end, two polarized groups actually agreed on something, that the state should have taken more time to make the decision.

Wyoming Features
11:49 am
Wed June 25, 2003

Tribal Social Services

Wyoming – Native Americans across the country are working for more independence and in some cases are getting the opportunity for self governance. In Wyoming the Northern Arapahoe and Eastern Shoshone gained some sovereignty when they took over control of social services and child protection on the Wind River Reservation. Wyoming Public Radio's Renny MacKay reports on how that has gone and what it has meant to the tribes.

Wyoming Features
11:12 am
Mon June 23, 2003

Food Storage and Bears

Wyoming – Later this summer, the US Forest Service is expected to put an expanded food storage order in place in Western Wyoming. The agency says it is trying to protect forest users from bear conflicts. But outfitters and others have been carping about the plan since it was first proposed in 2002. They say bears just aren't a problem in forest areas that are getting the food storage order. Wyoming Public Radio's Aaron Alpern has more.

Wyoming Features
9:17 am
Mon June 23, 2003

New Technology to Keep Food from Bears

Wyoming – One of the many complaints about food storage orders to deal with bears is the hassle they can be to comply with. It's often difficult to find trees that are adequate for hanging food. And with bear-proof containers, everyone in a group is forced to carry extra weight. But by next spring, a new, more convenient alternative could come on the market.

Read more

Pages