BLM Needs Holding Facilities for Wild Horses
The short-term facilities must be able to accomodate a minimum of 200 horses and be close to and readily accessible from a major U.S. interstate or highway.
Castellanos Jury Recommends Life Without Parole
Cheyenne jury does not recommend the death penalty in the Castellanos trial, but insead choose life without parole.
Yellowstone National Park Tourism Raises $400 Million In Economic Benefit
The peer-reviewed visitor spending analysis was conducted by U.S. Geological Survey economists for the National Park Service.
Yellowstone National Park Announces Opening Dates [AUDIO]
Yellowstone National Park's 2014 opening and closing dates generally are the same as last year's, with some earlier fall closures due to park construction. U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) joined a bi-partisan majority of her house colleagues to pass the "Stop Targeting o…
Lost Ammo From FE Warren Leads to A Temporary Closure of I-80 Thursday [AUDIO]
Lost ammo from F.E. Warren Air Force Base led to a temporary closure of I-80 Thursday. A Casper man has been convicted of second degree murder and aggravated assault in the death of his wife last March.
WINhealth Network Announces Major Expansion to Colorado [AUDIO]
WINhealth network significantly expands to Colorado. The Wyoming State Games will be held in Casper in June.
K-12 Public School Enrollment In Wyoming Up From Last Year [AUDIO]
The Wyoming Department of Education says there are 92,218 students enrolled in the state's K-12 public schools this year, up from 90,993 last year. Wildlife advocates have filed a legal petition with the federal government that seeks a prohibition on coal mining in areas across the west wi…
Town of Jackson Planning a Birthday Party [AUDIO]
The Town of Jackson is planning a birthday celebration. A Casper man who once taught at a local school has admitted he had sexual contact with a then 14-year-old girl.
Wyoming Senate Passes Loan Program Bill [AUDIO]
The Wyoming Senate has approved a bill to establish a loan program that supporters say would let the state move more quickly to recruit large business ventures. A man accused of sexual assault in the Rock River area was arrested in Minnesota on February 22nd...
School Improvement Conference Scheduled [AUDIO]
AdvancED's 32 annual school improvement conference is scheduled for next month in Casper. The latest USDA export forecast is out.
Education Committee Approves Changes to Hathaway Scholarship Program [AUDIO]
The House Education Committee has endorsed two bills that would raise the Hathaway Scholarship Award and allow Hathaway money to be used for summer classes. The Natrona County School District will pursue a $33 million bond election later this year to pay for school improvements not covered by the St…
Denver Wants the 2016 Republican National Convention [AUDIO]
The City of Denver has requested that the Republican Party consider holding its 2016 National Convention there. Attorneys hired by the City of Casper say officials should move forward with a contested case against city councilor Craig Hedquist...
Traffic Crash Results in Fatality
The Cheyenne Police Department has made no arrest in the case.
University of Wyoming Study: Beavers are Important to Riparian Habitats [AUDIO]
A University of Wyoming study is confirming that beavers can be helpful managers of the ecology and hydrology in riparian habitats. The Wyoming Business Council Board of Directors will meet in Cheyenne this week.
Official: Wild Horse Management Program Headed For Financial Trouble [AUDIO]
The head of the federal government's $70-million-dollar Wild Horse Management program warned last summer that the program is headed for a financial collapse unless some drastic changes are made to the decades old round-up policy. Stacy Bush will be the new principal at Laramie High School begin…
University of Wyoming Scholarship and Research Symposium Set For March 7th [AUDIO]
The University of Wyoming College of Education Scholarship and Research Symposium will be held on Friday, March 7. Two teens have been charged as adults in the strangulation last week of a 24-year-old guard in a Nebraska Jail.
A Legislative Committee Approves Bill to Support A Cody Lab [AUDIO]
The Senate Appropriations Committee advanced a bill aimed at enticing a major pharmaceutical company to expand operations in Cody. Yellowstone National Park officials have captured roughly 150 migrating bison as they step up efforts to reduce the animals population...
U.S. Department of Agriculture Recalls Over 8 Million Pounds of Beef [AUDIO]
The USDA has recalled over 8 million pounds of beef because of allegations that a California producer used "diseased and unsound animals" in the production of its meat. March 7 is the application deadline for the annual University of Wyoming Alumni Association Scholarship...
Casper Events Center to Get New Lighting [AUDIO]
The Sweetwater County Sheriff's Department says carbon monoxide poisoning has killed a Utah father and his son who were camping at Flaming Gorge Reservoir. The Casper City Council has signed off on plans to update the lighting system at the Casper Events Center...
Rapid Temperature Changes Concern for Wheat Crop [AUDIO]
New Jersey's largest newspaper tells the State of Wyoming to butt out of a concealed weapons lawsuit in that state. The rapid up and down temperatures this winter are causing concerns for some of the winter wheat crop.