Laramie, WYO – In an ongoing effort to promote children's safety, the Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association wants to make sure that every child has the appropriate gear no matter what the outdoor activity is. Trial Lawyers President Bryan Ulmer says his organization is trying to prevent injuries
"There's a lot of tremendous recreational opportunities in our state, a lot of which can involve some degree of danger if safety precautions are not taken," says Ulmer.
Laramie, Wyo. – The U.S. House today voted down a proposed amendment to remove 11 million dollars from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Wildlife Services budget. Wyoming livestock producers say that's a good thing for predator management in the state. The Wyoming Wool Growers Association's Bryce Reece says the program has already lost some of its federal funding, and further losses could have spelled trouble for Wyoming livestock producers.
ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. – The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is moving ahead with plans to round up wild horses in southwest Wyoming. The BLM says nearly 1,000 wild horses are estimated to live in the White Mountain/Little Colorado herd management areas between Rock Springs and La Barge. Its goal population for that area is no more than 400 horses. The BLM says there would be no significant environmental impact from the roundup, which is set to begin in mid-August and end in early September.
Laramie, WYO – As in-state entrepreneurs continue to pursue creating new businesses in Wyoming, those who assist such businesses say it's important to have more than just a good idea. The Wyoming Business Council's Marketing and Attraction Manager, Annie Wood, says proper planning is very important as is being realistic about expectations.