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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!

Join the Wyoming Public Media 2017 Photo Contest (Sep. 6 - Sep. 20)! Post your Wyoming photos below for a chance to have your snapshot featured on the Wyoming Public Media website, social media, note cards, as well as other media for the station. Merely type in your picture’s caption, your name and e-mail address, and your photo’s category:

1.     Wyoming's Nature

2.     Wyoming's People

3.     Wyoming's Eclipse

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

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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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What changes, if any, do you think should be made to the Senate Health Care Bill?

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What do you think about giving communities more power to impose taxes and fees?

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How can a community rebuild after a large number of layoffs?

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What are your views regarding the increase of wind energy in Wyoming?

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On this episode, school districts balance the impact of budget cuts and learning. Many women who have filed sexual assault reports in Casper believe their cases have been mishandled or neglected by law enforcement. And a story from Washington about how Republicans are arguing about climate change. Those stories and more. 

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Cycling Medicine Bow – Routt National Forest

Cycling is a great way to travel through National Forest System lands. There are many, many miles of trails and roads accessible by mountain bike on the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland. These remote, winding roads are ideal for cycling and trails take riders on an exploratory journey.

Explore the many trails by clicking the link below.

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What, if any, changes would you recommend for the Clean Power Plan?

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The BLM is asking for input on the proposed removal of wild horses near Rock Springs. What are your thoughts?

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Do you agree that Wyoming's gray wolf is ready for delisting from the Endangered Species List?

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What’s been your impression of the 2017 legislative session?

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The U.S. Senate is considering changes to the Endangered Species Act. 

What do you think about this?

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Should the legislature vote to raise taxes for education?

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What do you think about having states decide important education decisions instead of the federal government? 

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What are your thoughts on the Women's March? If you participated or witnessed it, tell us your experience. Post your photos or videos in the comments below if you would like to share them.

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Are you in favor of or against House Bill 135 “The Government Anti-Discrimination Act”? And Why?

For more information regarding this bill, please visit the Wyoming Legislature website

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On this episode, with Trump about to take over the White House, the coal industry’s relieved it won’t have to comply with a new rule curbing carbon dioxide emissions. In Washington, Wyoming’s U.S. Senators are working to overhaul the Affordable Care Act, but Senator Mike Enzi says it will be done with baby steps.We’ll hear how hard it is for Native Americans to find rentals in reservation border communities due to housing discrimination…Those stories and more on Open Spaces from Wyoming Public Radio News.

What do you think about efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act?  

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What are your 2017 New Year's Resolutions?

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How should state lawmakers resolve the education funding shortfall?

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