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.
Sixty-three Yellowstone bison will be moved to a research facility. Doug Randall reports. Governor Matt Mead says, while he didn't get everything he asked for during the recent Legislative session, overall he is pleased with the results. Click past the jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.
A panel of scientists has recommended against ramping up a vaccine program as a way to reduce disease prevelance in Yellowstone National Park Bison. Amy Richards has a report. The federal grazing fee will remain at the minimum level allowable for the 7th straight year--a development that has rekindled a debate between conservationists and ranchers. Click past jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.
Efforts are continuing to try to expand broadband internet service to more rural communities, that's according to harry thibedeau of rural american internet service. A Montana judge has dismissed a lawsuit that challenged the state's decision to let migrating bison roam freely across 70,000 acres outside of Yellowstone National Park. Click past the jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.
A federal judge has blocked Montana officials from using a helicopter to drive bison back into Yellowstone National Park. Doug Randall reports. A Union Pacific worker's efforts to improve safety at a Wyoming rail yard is being recognized. Business Reporter Sharon Fain has the details. Click past the jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.
The Federal government is considering moving bison captured outside Yellowstone National Park to public lands in other states in part to prevent an annual slaughter of the animals. Doug Randall reports. The reindeer sightings planned for Murdoch's in Cheyenne and Laramie have been cancelled. Kari Eakins reports from Laramie. Click past the jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.