WPR News
6:13 pm
Fri June 11, 2010

Cost of flood rising

WPR News
6:19 pm
Thu June 10, 2010

Riverton mayor urges county to adopt voting changes

Laramie, WY – A local official says he thinks the Fremont County commissioners are not responding productively to a federal judge's ruling in the county's voting rights case. Wyoming Public Radio's Molly Messick has more.

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WPR News
6:16 pm
Thu June 10, 2010

Heavy snow in forecast for flooded Fremont County

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WPR News
5:59 pm
Thu June 10, 2010

Wyoming Senators try to stop greenhouse gas regulation

Washington, DC – U-S Senators failed to pass a resolution meant to stop the Obama Administration from implementing new rules curtailing greenhouse gas emissions. Wyoming lawmakers say jobs are at stake. Manuel Quinones (kin-YON-es) reports from Washington.

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WPR News
10:16 am
Thu June 10, 2010

Barrasso tries to trump new EPA regulations

WPR News
10:13 am
Thu June 10, 2010

Rain to come and Lander is nervous

WPR News
10:05 am
Thu June 10, 2010

Judge refuses to rescind order for Fremont County voting

Lander, Wy – A federal judge has denied Fremont County's request to rescind his order requiring the county to form single-member districts for electing county commissioners.
U.S. District Judge Alan B. Johnson ruled in April that at-large
elections in Fremont County violate federal law by diluting the
American Indian vote. He has ordered the county to propose
single-member commission districts by June 30.
The county recently asked Johnson to change his order and allow
the county to propose some other voting system.

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WPR News
10:02 am
Thu June 10, 2010

Health officials say to be careful of high water

Cheyenne, Wy – The Wyoming Department of Health is telling people in flooded parts of Wyoming to avoid health concerns associated with high water.
Dr. Tracy Murphy, Wyoming's state epidemiologist, says
floodwaters can become contaminated with bacteria, sewage,
agricultural or industrial waste, chemicals and other substances.
Anyone who comes in contact with floodwater should wash their
hands with soap and water that either isn't contaminated or has
been disinfected. Another option is using an alcohol-based hand
sanitizer.

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