WPR News
8:40 pm
Mon October 4, 2010

Busy summer benefits Buffalo Bill Center in Cody

Cody, Wyo. – The Buffalo Bill Historical Center at Cody is enjoying an improved 2010 tourist season.

Spokesman Lee Haines says visitation to the center is up 3 percent through mid-September and revenues increased from last year.

Haines credits the increased tourism this year to the work of the Park County Travel Council and Wyoming Tourism and Travel Commission.

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WPR News
5:55 pm
Mon October 4, 2010

New poll: Mead has a big lead over Petersen

Mead for Governor Campaign

Laramie, WY – A new poll shows that Republican Matt Mead has a big lead over Democrat Leslie Petersen in the race for governor. Wyoming Public Radio's Renny MacKay has the details

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WPR News
4:05 pm
Mon October 4, 2010

Wyoming residents support Uranium mining

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WPR News
11:11 am
Mon October 4, 2010

9 year old dies from head injuries in a hay bale incident

Laramie, Wy –
A 9 year old Laramie boy who was struck by a 900 pound hay bale has died. Rowdy Smallwood suffered a serious brain injury from the incident. He also suffered several other serious injuries from the incident that occurred in early September. He died over the weekend in Children's hospital in Colorado. Rowdy was the focus of several benefits and fundraisers in recent weeks. He was an aspiring Cowboy who competed in several youth rodeo events. Funeral arrangements are pending

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WPR News
11:09 am
Mon October 4, 2010

Game and Fish protects Big Horn Sheep

WPR News
10:16 am
Mon October 4, 2010

SAFE project saw more sexual assaults at UW than reported

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WPR News
9:33 pm
Fri October 1, 2010

Cobell Plaintiffs Will Have To Keep Waiting

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WPR News
9:32 pm
Fri October 1, 2010

BLM Battle Blaze South Of Rawlins

LARAMIE, wyo – Bureau of Land Management officials say a fire in the Red Rim Grizzly Wildlife Habitat Management Area is 80 percent contained. B-L-M spokeswoman, Serena Baker says the fire began Thursday and fire crews were quick to respond. The strong response
A fire south of Rawlins has caused Bureau of Land Management officials to react quickly and forcefully to try and put it out., says the reason fire crews have responded so quickly and in so many ways is that the area is popular with hunters.

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WPR News
9:30 pm
Fri October 1, 2010

Cowboys Face Toledo This Weekend

LARAMIE, wyo – This weekend, Wyoming football Coach Dave Christensen is returning to stadium where he coached for almost a decade. The Cowboys travel to face Toledo where Christensen was once an assistant coach .

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WPR News
10:41 am
Fri October 1, 2010

Men sentenced in connection to bull rider death

Casper, Wyo. – Two more men have been sentenced on federal drug charges in connection with the overdose death of a Cheyenne bull rider.

Kyle Walla and Rhett Epler were each sentenced to five years in prison in separate hearings this week in Casper. Joe D. Murdoch received a 21-year prison sentence this summer.

Investigators say the three men drove to Denver in Walla's car to buy heroin. Walla was accused of using drugs with 21-year-old bull rider Bryan Guthrie, who died the next day.

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