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.
Cheyenne News Staff
USDA: Relief Available for Livestock Producers Who Suffered Losses [AUDIO]
An outbreak of spruce beetles continues to accelerate in Colorado forests according to an annual survey conducted by the U.S. Forest Service. Some livestock producers suffering losses from natural disaster will be able to sign up for Farm Bill programs...
Report: Coal Production in Wyoming Fell 3.3 Percent in 2013 [AUDIO]
Federal data shows Wyoming coal production fell by 3.3 percent in 2013, marking the fourth consecutive year of declining output for the state. Interested residents are invited to participate in the Wyoming Comprehensive Cancer Control Consortium's 9th annual Celebration of Hope on February 27th…
Agroecology Program Continues At UW [AUDIO]
The Wyoming House Education Committee has endorsed a bill that would allow K-12 staff and employees to have guns at school.The University of Wyoming Agroecology is still going strong after 20 years.
More Yellowstone Bison To Be Slaughtered [AUDIO]
Forty-four more Yellowstone bison are designated for slaughter. The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality Director, Todd Parfitt has named Luke Esch as the new administrator for the solid and hazardous waste division.
Back Country Users Should Be Prepared Winter Weather [AUDIO]
The Wyoming House shot down a committee bill Thursday to expand the state's Medicaid program. The Senate voted against one medicaid bill earlier this week, but voted Friday to introduce another bill that calls for the phased expansion of Medicaid...
Senator Enzi: Suspending Debt Ceiling Wrong Thing to Do [AUDIO]
Senator Mike Enzi said he voted against suspending the debt limit in the Senate. He said allowing more debt until Congress decides to act is just wrong. Plans are being made to remove an old University of Wyoming recreation camp in the Medicine Bow National Forest...
Game and Fish Offers Forever Wild Progam [AUDIO]
The Wyoming Game and Fish announced the Forever Wild program, designed to provide outdoor training for families with limited outdoor experience. The Fremont County coroner is asking county officials there to hire a forensic pathologist.
State House Rejects Tribal Health Project [Audio]
The Wyoming House of Representatives has voted down a proposed demonstration health project on the Wind River Indian Reservation. The Wyoming Entrepreneur Small Business Development Center is offering human resources training.
Senator’s Enzi and Barrasso Support Stop IRS Targeting Bill [AUDIO]
Senator's Mike Enzi and John Barrasso, both (R-WY), recently joined 36 of their Republican colleagues in introducing "The Stop Targeting Political Beliefs by the IRS Act." The Wyoming Republican Party says they will move their State headquarters from Casper to Cheyenne...
Analysts Predict Farm Income Will Decline in 2014 [AUDIO]
The U.S. Department of Agriculture analysts are forecasting lower farm income this year. An Evansville man is heading to prison following a hit-and-run that critically injured a young boy.