WPR News
9:54 am
Fri June 4, 2010

Lots of Meth busts in Wyoming and the region

Casper, Wy – Over 40 people in three states have been arrested as part of an investigation into a suspected methamphetamine trafficking operation. Federal arrest warrants have been served on people in Wyoming,Colorado and Utah as of Thursday.
A spokesman for the U.S. Attorney's office in Cheyenne, John
Powell, says nine pounds of meth have been seized along with
several firearms and more than $100,000 in cash.
Details of the investigation aren't know because documents will
remain sealed until all arrest warrants are served.

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WPR News
9:48 am
Fri June 4, 2010

Fremont school district has more kids and more graduating

Riverton, Wy – Fremont County School District 25 reports that its enrollment rates have increased significantly, while drop out rates have gone down.
District 25 Superintendent Craig Beck says the student numbers
in district schools have stabilized after it had been losing
pupils.
In the last three years, the school district is seeing an annual
enrollment increase of at least 100 students. The superintendent
says the more programs, tailored to what students want, are also
cutting the dropout rate.

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WPR News
6:13 pm
Thu June 3, 2010

Damming Teton River worries conservation group

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WPR News
11:50 am
Thu June 3, 2010

Governor Freudenthal cautiously supportive of in-situ uranium mining

Laramie, WY – Governor Dave Freudenthal says he is not in favor of a moratorium on in-situ uranium mining in the state. Wyoming Public Radio's Renny MacKay reports that the governor says he is keeping an eye on the emerging industry.

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WPR News
11:24 am
Thu June 3, 2010

Plaintiffs and county disagree over Fremont redistricting

Laramie, Wyo. – An effort to reshape Fremont County's system of electing county commissioners is not going smoothly. Wyoming Public Radio's Molly Messick has more.

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WPR News
8:09 pm
Wed June 2, 2010

State wants to sell land near Grand Teton National Park

Cheyenne, Wyo. – The state is continuing to push for the sale or trade of land it owns in Teton County. The parcels in question are north of Jackson and total about 1,400 acres.

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