Laramie, Wyo. – The National Weather Service's Riverton office says cooler temperatures are slowing snowmelt at high elevations.
In Carbon County, the North Platte River was expected to reach 10.8 feet on Sunday near the town of Saratoga, due to snowmelt and forecasted rain. That's more than two feet above flood stage. Instead, the river has gone down, after rainstorms missed the area.
Laramie, Wyo. – Nearly 9 million dollars in community development grants have been approved by the Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board. And they range from a data center grant for the city of Laramie to a Downtown Development grant in Sheridan to add a Performing Arts & Education Center.
The Wyoming Business Council's Molly Spangler says the goal is to help communities.
Laramie, Wyo. – Officials with Grand Teton National Park say visitors should be wary of late-season avalanches when exploring the park's backcountry. Park spokeswoman Jackie Skaggs says this year has set a record for total local snowfall. More than 60 feet were recorded this year, compared to the 30 odd feet the park usually gets.
Wyoming – Wyoming Governor Matt Mead is engaged in a lawsuit to stop the new federal health care law. But at the same time he is pushing the state forward in developing a health care exchange system, and looking at other ways to improve health care in the state. The governor joins us to discuss a range of issues, but we begin with health care. Governor Mead says this will remain a priority.