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How have the teachings of Martin Luther King Jr. impacted your life?

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Stephanie Joyce

What do you think about repealing the Clean Power Plan? Good or bad for Wyoming?

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What were the highs and lows of the Wyoming Legislature?

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What are your thoughts on the legislature’s Stand Your Ground Bills?

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For information regarding the proposals, refer to the Wyoming Legislature Senate File 71 and House Bill 168.

What’s the best way to keep schools safe from violence?

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What do you think of Wyoming’s ongoing effort to make three ounces of edible marijuana a felony?

For information on the proposal, refer to the Wyoming Legislature SF-23 site.

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Kevin Law

Would you be in favor or against keeping Wyoming on daylight savings time year round and why?

For information on the proposal, refer to the Wyoming Legislature HB-45 site.

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What should Wyoming's New Year's Resolution be for 2018?

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Dana Gage

What are your hopes for 2018?

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Krissy Borcher

How do you plan to celebrate the holidays this year?

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What are your thoughts regarding the upcoming vote on net neutrality?

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What should Wyoming’s stance on Wind Energy be?

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What changes are needed to eliminate sexual harassment in the workplace? 

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What could Wyoming do to help diversify the economy?

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What are your thoughts on the proposed increase in entrance fees at the most popular National Parks during peak season?

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The Modern West #12: Wide-Ranging Sounds On The Open Range

The old saw may be “We play both kinds of music, Country AND Western,” but melody in the mountains is more than guitars and campfires. If you would like to listen, click hereEditor’s note: This podcast originally aired on June 20, 2016. 

  

On this episode, one little known fact about Wyoming’s Hathaway Scholarship is preventing Dreamers from being eligible. And a court decision has informed the federal government that it must consider climate change under certain circumstances. As ice patches in the high country melt, very fragile artifacts left behind by prehistoric people who lived up there is washing out… Also, we’ll learn more about retirement…how smart raccoons are…and hear a spooky ghost story! Those stories and more.

Dorina Kemper

Wyoming Through Listeners’ Eyes!

Congratulations to this year’s Wyoming Public Media Photo Contest winners! 

We were lucky to receive over a hundred beautiful entries from all over Wyoming, and it was difficult to choose the best. The winners were chosen by listeners who voted for their favorite in each category, Wyoming’s Nature, Wyoming's People, and Wyoming’s Eclipse. We have posted the top 4 in each category below, along with a short biography of each photographer.

For the many other beautiful photos, you are welcome to visit Wyoming Public Media’s 2017 Photo Contest site

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Kathy Milks

Always make time to play in the grass

My name is Kathleen (Kathy) Milks.  I grew up in Upstate NY and have lived in Laramie since 1994.  I'm self employed as a massage therapist working in Laramie Spinal Care Center and also employed part time as the massage therapist for UW Athletics.  My love of photography started in elementary school and has only grown, in the last few years I started my own business Dynamic Endeavors Photography, taking full advantage of the natural beauty that is available in Wyoming, sharing as I see and experience it.  I spend a lot of my free time wandering in our amazing public lands with my pups and friends, there is always something new to see!  This photo is of a special little girl, Buttercup, at Prairie Monarch Bison Ranch here in Laramie.  She was abandoned by her mom and I have had the honor of helping by filling as one of her foster 'moms'!  It's been one of the most incredible experiences of my life, and I'm so grateful to Dylan and Cindy!  This was from a morning walk early in her life.

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What are your thoughts on professional athletes kneeling at sporting events during the national anthem?

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What do you think about letting communities raise additional revenue through taxes and fees?

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Wyoming through listeners’ eyes!

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Voting available through Wednesday, September 27.

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Contest Timeframe
The 2017 Wyoming Public Media (WPM) Photo Contest begins Wednesday, September 6 @ noon (US Mountain Time.) By submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to the Contest Rules and warrants that his or her entry complies with all requirements set out in the Contest Rules. Photos may be posted through Wednesday, September 20 @ midnight.

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What are your thoughts on the Trump administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program — also called DACA?

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What were your impressions of the Solar Eclipse?

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On this episode, we spend a lot of time talking about how Wyoming is preparing for the eclipse. The event requires a lot of planning. We have a story about a small agricultural county that’s lucky enough to be in the path of the total eclipse — and how local businesses are benefiting. Casper residents are signing up with the home sharing service Airbnb in record numbers to accommodate eclipse visitors. We also hear how school kids are getting ready and learn about eclipse art. Those stories and more. 

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Where will you be viewing the Solar Eclipse on August 21, 2017?

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In your opinion, what are the most important issues happening now in Wyoming?

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Stephanie Joyce

What do you think about the proposed coal mine in Sheridan?

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Rebecca Huntington

Do young people in your community have access to engaging summer programming? Is it affordable?

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What do you think about the delisting of the Yellowstone Grizzly Bear?

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