WPR News
10:45 am
Wed August 11, 2010

BLM meeting to focus on wild horse techniques

Rock Springs, Wyo. – An upcoming U.S. Bureau of Land Management meeting will focus on the use of helicopters and vehicles to round up wild horses.

The meeting is set for 5:30 p.m. Monday at the BLM's Rock Springs Field Office. The BLM is looking for the public's thoughts about using helicopters and motorized vehicles to manage wild horses in the coming year.

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WPR News
10:15 am
Wed August 11, 2010

Democratic candidates for the governor's seat talk worker safety

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Laramie, Wyo. – Wyoming's high workplace fatality rate was one issue that Democratic candidates for governor debated during a Wyoming PBS debate last night.

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WPR News
12:00 pm
Tue August 10, 2010

Fugitive waives extradition

Laramie, Wy – The escaped Arizona prisoner captured in northwestern Wyoming has waived his right to fight extradition to Arizona. Tracy Province appeared in a court in Cody on Tuesday morning for a brief hearing. He was dressed in an orange prison jumpsuit, was in handcuffs and leg irons.
Judge Bruce Waters read the warrant with the charges that
included escape, kidnapping, armed robbery and aggravated assault.
Waters told Province he had the right to legal counsel and that
he could fight extradition.

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WPR News
9:22 am
Tue August 10, 2010

Manhunt did not bother visitors

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WPR News
9:13 am
Tue August 10, 2010

Fugitives believed to have left Wyoming

Yellowstone National Park, WY – Authorities are pursuing leads in Montana in their search for an escaped killer and a woman
after another fugitive was captured in Wyoming. Arizona U.S. Marshal David Gonzales says 42-year-old Tracy Province was arrested Monday with a handgun, about 60 miles outside
of Yellowstone National Park.
The search for 45-year-old fugitive John McCluskey and his
suspected accomplice, 44-year-old Casslyn Welch, focused for a time
on the park. But authorities now believe they've fled, with agents
following leads in Montana.

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WY Elections
9:11 am
Tue August 10, 2010

GOP candidates debate spending and cuts

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12:44 pm
Mon August 9, 2010

US Attorney Kip Crofts discusses positive changes to law enforcement on the Wind River Reservation.

Wyoming – This year Congress passed a bill that will provide more support to crime victims and help place more members of law enforcement on the Wind River Reservation. Wyoming's U-S Attorney Kip Crofts gives his impression to WPR's Bob Beck

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12:39 pm
Mon August 9, 2010

Democratic candidates for Governor discuss business and the environment.

Wyoming – Democrats Leslie Petersen and Pete Gosar are in a tight race for governor and some differences are starting to emerge. Wyoming Public Radio's Bob Beck
talks to them about business and the environment.

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12:37 pm
Mon August 9, 2010

Wyoming hires someone to review workplace deaths.

Wyoming – This week, the governor's office announced that Dr. Timothy Ryan will fill the new job of state occupational epidemiologist. Ryan's main task can be summed up this way: figuring out why so many Wyoming workers die on the job. Ryan tells Molly Messick that part of the problem is that Wyoming doesn't have a good system for documenting worker deaths statewide.

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12:35 pm
Mon August 9, 2010

A look at Wyoming's Medium Security Prison.

Wyoming – For almost a decade, Wyoming was without a medium security prison. The previous facility was part of the state penitentiary in Rawlins, but it closed years ago due to structural problems. Earlier this year, a new medium security prison opened, in the rolling hills east of Torrington. Wyoming Public Radio's Renny MacKay has this report

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