LARAMIE, wyo – Wyoming's women's prison has been given a failing grade for its handling of pregnant women and mothers incarcerated in the state. That's according to a new report released by the National Woman's Law Center and the Rebecca Project for Human Rights.
Cheyenne, Wyo. – Dozens of Christmas trees from Wyoming are headed to Washington, D.C., this holiday season.
Last week the Wyoming State Forestry Division cut down 80 pine trees on state land near Elk Mountain in southern Wyoming. The trees range from 8 feet to 20 feet tall. On Nov. 17, the Christmas trees will be taken by truck to the nation's capital, where they will be displayed in dozens of offices.
LARAMIE, wyo – A new study by the U.S. Geological Survey says low levels of dissolved-oxygen in the groundwater under the Jackson Hole airport may not be human caused.
The lack of oxygen in water can cause the chemical composition of water to change. In the case of water under the Jackson Hole airport, the lack of oxygen has caused an increase in iron and manganese in the groundwater.
Washington, DC – Wyoming's congressional Republicans want to repeal the health care law that ensures coverage for eighty-six thousand Wyomingites. But is a repeal possible for the GOP while the Democrats hold the White House? Or is this the beginning of a larger GOP strategy for the 2012 election? Sara Sciammacco reports from Washington.
LARAMIE, wyo – A district court judge has approved a payment of $760-million-dollars by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to Native American farmers and ranchers for discrimination. And Wyoming Public Radio's Tristan Ahtone says Native farmers may be eligible for repayment and debt forgiveness.