Laramie, Wyo. – The State Epidemiologist says it is hard to tell if this will be a bad year for West Nile Virus. The virus is mosquito-borne, and Dr. Tracy Murphy says there are several variables that can affect the number of mosquitoes in Wyoming - among them, standing water.
Wyoming – Wyoming lawmakers are resisting President Obama's plans to promote energy independence and deal with climate change. Manuel Quinones (kin-YON-es) reports from Washington on the prospects of legislation passing this year.
Wyoming – The Obama Administration isn't only focusing on climate change legislation. It's also thinking about biofuels. Congress has mandated that the U.S. should be using at least 36 billion gallons of bio-based transportation fuels each year by 2022. The west hasn't been a big player in biofuels so far - but Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack tells Molly Messick that could change.
Wyoming – For decades parents of children with disabilities wanted their children to be educated in the same schools and classrooms as everyone else. They won that battle, but say that's not enough, they also want results. Because of that many parents of students with disabilities are paying particular attention, right now, to the race for State Superintendent of Public Instruction. Wyoming Public Radio's Renny MacKay reports.
Wyoming – Republican Jim McBride is hoping to be re-elected as State Superintendent of Public Instruction, but he faces three challengers in the August Primary. He recently sat down with Wyoming Public Radio News Director Bob Beck.