Our Cheyenne news staff. Amy Richards is news director, with reporting from Doug Randall, Kari Eakins, Karen Snyder, Daniel Sandoval, Sharon Fain and Ahren Broad.
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Casper/Natrona County Health Dept. Has New Director [Audio]
The Casper/Natrona County Public Health Department has named a new director, Doctor Kelly Weidenbach. Ice anglers are being warned to be cautious on the ice this winter. Amy Richards reports.
Backcountry Users In Northwest Wyoming Warned of Avalanche Danger [AUDIO]
BLM and Forest Service officials have released the Draft Wyoming Sage-Grouse Management Land Use Plan Amendment/Draft Environmental Impact Statement. Backcountry users in Northwestern Wyoming and Eastern Idaho are being warned to be careful after two avalanche deaths...
BLM Seeks Help for Eagle Survey
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is seeking volunteers to help count bald eagles in the Powder River Basin.
Game and Fish: Hunters Will Have to Apply Online Starting In January [AUDIO]
Beginning in January, hunters will be required to use an online application process to apply to hunt in Wyoming. The owner of U.S. Bentonite in Casper says he hopes to be back in business soon, after the mining company filed for bankruptcy and laid off 40 people...
Cheyenne City Council Fails to Adopt New Sign Ordinance [AUDIO]
U.S. Senators Mike Enzi and Tom Udall sent a letter to the chairs and ranking members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and Interior subcommittee calling on them to fully support and fund the Payment in Lieu of Taxes or (PILT) Program...
Ethanol Debate is Heating Up, Could Have Impact on Agriculture [AUDIO]
A state review panel has approved a handful of changes to the development plans for a proposed wind farm in Converse County. The Farm Bill debate has taken a back seat in some circles to another major controversy, the ethanol debate.
Democrats Criticize Mead Over Medicaid Decision [Audio]
A Riverton man has been released from prison after the Wyoming Supreme Court overturned his First Degree Murder conviction. Wyoming Democrats are trying to turn up the heat on Gov. Matt Mead and other Republicans over their opposition to expanding Medicaid in Wyoming...
U.W. Accepting Applications for Scholarships for Native American Students [AUDIO]
The debate over whether Wyoming should legalize marijuana may be about to heat up. The University of Wyoming is now accepting applications for three scholarships for Native American students.
WINHealth Has Extended the Deadline for Individuals to Enroll For Coverage [AUDIO]
The soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters battery, 115th Fires Brigade, were presented with the Meritorious Unit Commendation earlier this month for the unit's tour in support of operation Iraqi Freedom. WINHealth has extended the deadline for individuals to enroll for coverage to December …
Pavillion Still Awaiting Water Test Results [Audio]
Residents near Pavillion will have to wait even longer whether hydraulic fracturing contaminated their water. Amy Richards reports. A new study says the Natrona County Library may need more then $3.5 million to get the facility up to modern building standards...