6:36 pm
Fri April 8, 2011

A Wyoming native talks about his new book, In the Shadow of the Buddha

A Wyoming native talks about his new book, In the Shadow of the Buddha

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6:35 pm
Fri April 8, 2011

Those hoping to make money off of Bark Beetle killed trees are finding it difficult

Those hoping to make money off of Bark Beetle killed trees are finding it difficult

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6:31 pm
Fri April 8, 2011

The NCAR Wyoming Supercomputing center is over 50 percent complete

The NCAR Wyoming Supercomputing center is over 50 percent complete

Wyoming – The National Center for Atmospheric Research says its newest facility is moving along. The NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing center will be used for high tech weather research. Project Director Krista Laursen tells Bob Beck that the project is over 50 percent complete.

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6:30 pm
Fri April 8, 2011

State regulators are not sure how to keep high ozone levels in Sublette County under control

State regulators are not sure how to keep high ozone levels in Sublette County under control

Wyoming – In March, Sublette County, in the shadow of the Wind River and Wyoming Ranges, registered ozone levels higher than any recorded in Los Angeles last year. State regulators don't dispute that gas development plays a large role in the county's air quality problem - but they're less sure about how to keep local ozone levels under control.

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WPR News
8:58 pm
Thu April 7, 2011

Women owned Wyoming firms thrive

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WPR News
8:08 pm
Thu April 7, 2011

A number of Wyoming bridges deemed structurally deficient.

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Cheyenne, WY – Nearly 13 percent, or 395, of Wyoming's 3,060 bridges are deemed structurally deficient. A report from the national nonprofit group Transportation for
America says the deficient bridges have average daily traffic of
almost 890,000 motorists. The counties in Wyoming that have the worst bridges are Weston, Uinta, Washakie, Albany and Johnson.
Wyoming Department of Transportation state bridge engineer Keith
Fulton said the term "structurally deficient" does not necessarily mean a bridge is dangerous.

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WPR News
8:02 pm
Thu April 7, 2011

Man dies in Laramie plane crash

Laramie, WY – A 73-year-old man has died after the single-engine airplane he was piloting crashed east of Laramie. Authorities identified the man as Arthur "Blake" Chapman, of Wilson. Chapman was a pilot for Aviat Aircraft of Afton.
Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Mike Fergus says his
Cessna 180 plane crashed in a field on private property about 9
a.m. Wednesday, about 12 miles east of Laramie.
Albany County Undersheriff Rob DeBree tells the Laramie
Boomerang that radio traffic between two small airplanes flying

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WPR News
8:15 pm
Wed April 6, 2011

While large snowpack may be scary, it's also good.

WPR News
8:13 pm
Wed April 6, 2011

Wyoming Senators vote against the EPA

Washington D-C – Wyoming Republican Sens. John Barrasso and Mike Enzi voted for a proposal to ban the Environmental Protection Agency from controlling the gases blamed for global warming.
However, the GOP supported effort failed on a 50-50 vote in the
U.S. Senate on Wednesday. The proposal would have repealed a 2009 finding by federal
scientists that climate change caused by greenhouse gases endangers
human health and prevented the agency from using existing law to
regulate them. Barrasso says the EPA is trying to implement a back door cap and

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