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News
2:49 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

Mountain Passes Open In Time For Memorial Day

Credit David Koch

All but one of Wyoming’s mountain pass highways will be open for Memorial Day weekend.  The Wyoming Department of Transportation shuts down several of the state’s passes because of deep snow during winter months.  Maintenance engineer Tim McGary says it wasn't clear they would be able to get Snowy Range Pass between Centennial and Saratoga open in time.

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Program
3:38 pm
Thu May 22, 2014

Memorial Day Special: Hearing Voices - For The Fallen

Credit Hearing Voices

For Memorial Day weekend, Wyoming Public Radio brings you the voices of veterans remembering their comrades.

Host Major Robert Schaefer of US Army Special Forces Green Beret and poet, Colonel Robert Schaefer, US Army, hosts the voices of veterans remembering their comrades. We talk with troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, reading their emails, poems, and journals, as part of the NEA project: “Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience.”

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Topic of the Week
1:31 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Who are you remembering this Memorial Day?

Who are you remembering this Memorial Day?

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Topic of the Week
2:58 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

Who or what do you think of on Memorial Day?

Who or what do you think of on Memorial Day?


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News
6:08 pm
Fri May 25, 2012

Game and Fish warns vacationers of bear risks

It’s Memorial Day Weekend, which means National Parks and forests in the state are gearing up for a flood of tourists. But in northwest Wyoming, the Game and Fish Department is urging visitors to be Bear aware while enjoying the outdoors.

Jackson Game and Fish Spokesman Mark Gocke says people should hike in groups, when possible, and make a lot of noise to alert wildlife of their presence. Gocke says some bears seem to ignore visitors, but Gocke warns visitors never to approach a bear, no matter how harmless it seems.

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