Wyoming – From a walk through the snow, to a preview of spring Over the next few months, we will be running a series of short portraits of Wyoming species, reported and produced by Wyoming Public Radio's Kelly Herbinson. She starts the series this week with a special story for Valentine's Day. A look at the love lives of grasshoppers.
Wyoming – From gay marriage to guns to tax breaks it's been a busy Wyoming legislative session. Two reporters have followed the events closely. Jeremy Pelzer covers state government for the Casper Star Tribune and Michelle Dynes does the same for the Wyoming Tribune Eagle. They join me to give an insider's view of the proceedings.
Jackson?s Jewish Music Festival Begins Second Year
Wyoming – The three-week Jackson Hole Jewish Music Festival starts on Sunday. This is the festival's second year. And Executive Director Rabbi Zalman Mendelsohn says the event has grown out of a desire to bring a new kind of cultural experience to Jackson - and to give back to the local community.
A treasured plant collection, hiding in plain sight
Wyoming – There is a little known institution tucked away on the University of Wyoming campus. The Rocky Mountain Herbarium was founded by Wyoming botanist Aven Nelson in 1893 and is home to over a million plant specimens from around the World. Wyoming Public Radio's Kelly Herbinson has this report on the importance of the botanical museum.
At the Legislature, Considering Constitutional Amendments
Wyoming – Wyoming voters rarely get a chance to change the constitution. But the legislature may give citizens the chance to vote on a gay marriage ban and even the right to hunt. As of Friday morning, five proposed constitutional amendments are still alive in the Wyoming legislature. Longtime observers say that's an unusually high number.
Cheyenne, Wyo. – A bill that aims to encourage more filmmakers to film movies in Wyoming has received final approval in the State House of Representatives. The bill would grant Wyoming's film office almost a million dollars every two years, to be used to draw filmmakers to the state.