Laramie, WY – Jackson Hole Airport reports a six percent decline in the number of passengers boarding planes during August. Jackson Hole Airport is the state's busiest in terms of number of annual passengers. The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports the airport enplaned 3000 fewer passengers this August compared to the same month last year. Year to date, the Jackson Hole Airport is 1 percent ahead of last year.
Wyoming – We are going to begin today by updating a story we did earlier this year. While reporting on another story surrounding the increase of food stamps it was noted the Public Assistance increased substantially in Goshen County. The numbers were a surprise because the new Medium security prison had just opened in Torrington. Some speculated that the prison may have led to families of inmates moving into the community but the issue was much more complicated than that.
Wyoming – This year's Farmer's Almanac says that as of 2009 there has been a 19 percent increase in hobby farms and urban gardens. The Almanac says it's purpose is to useful and a little humorous. But, what we all want to know is the almanac's weather forecast. Editor Sarah Perrault says for Wyoming the forecast varies.