Laramie, Wyo. – The Wyoming Superintendent for Public Instruction today announced that the state's student assessment test will go back to a pencil and paper format next year. The Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students, or PAWS test, has drawn criticism in recent months. That's after technological problems disrupted computer-based evaluations this year.
Wyoming – With massive amounts of oil continuing to seep into the Gulf of Mexico many lawmakers are rethinking their stance on domestic energy production. Matt Laslo reports on how that may impact Wyoming's oil industry.
Wyoming – Molly Messick speaks with Fremont County Attorney Brian Varn who says the county is considering a few options to address the ruling that the way county commissioners are elected must be changed to better accommodate Native American voters.
Wyoming – For years Wyoming has been among the leaders in suicide. Experts say that it affects people of all ages. Author and Child Psychiatrist Nancy Rappaport explored the topic in her book "In Her Wake", where she writes about the suicide of her mother. She speaks with WPR's Bob Beck.
Wyoming – Later this month Wyoming PBS will broadcast a discussion on health care reform and what it means for Wyoming. The discussion will center around the recently passed federal health care law. The broadcast will be May 27th at seven in the evening. The centerpiece of the program will be Department of Health Director Brent Sherard who tells Bob Beck that he actually likes a lot about the law.