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Cutthroat Trout Flourishing in Hoback River [AUDIO]
Dr. Mack Sewell started work this week as the state's new occupational epidemiologist in the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services. Biologists say the number of cutthroat trout in the Hoback River has surged in the past few years, since a fish stocking program was phased out. Doug Randall ha…
Heart Stress-Test Radiation Concerns [AUDIO]
Heart disease kills roughly 1 in four state residents. Dr. Martha Gulati says that while using imaging with heart stress-testing can be a cost-effective and effective test for heart problems, she is concerned about exposing patients to radiation without considering the consequences. The Wyoming Work…
Wyoming’s Unemployment Rate Down Again
Wyoming's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased from 5.3% in April to 5.2% in May.
David Bullard, Senior Economist with the Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, says the state's  jobless rate was considerably lower than its May 2011 level of 6.0%…
Wyoming Eighth Graders Outscore National Average [AUDIO]
The Wyoming Department of Education says Wyoming 8th graders continued to outperform the nation in science on the 2011 National Assessment of Educational Progress. Amy Richards reports. The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services will host an open house for their new facility in Laramie today. Clic…
Evans Expects Continued Jobless Decline
Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Director Joan Evans says she expects the state's jobless rate to continue to decline. Evans notes the overall statewide trend in recent months has been very small declines in the statewide rate from month to month.
Vilsack Announces Water Quality Initiative
U. S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the ''National Water Quality Initiative" will work in priority watersheds to help farmers, ranchers and  landowners improve water quality impaired streams. The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services has posted rules for safety contracts within HB 8…
Officials Expect Active Fire Season [AUDIO]
The Chief of the U.S. Forest Service says he expects this year's fire season to be as active as last year. Doug Randall reports.  The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services announced that it has filled all seven Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Safety Consultant posit…
Wyoming’s Unemployment Rate Down Again
Wyoming's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in March was 5.3 % down from 5.4 % in February. David Bullard, Senior Economist with the Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, says it's the seventh consecutive month the rate has gone down.  Wyoming's rate is…

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