Wyoming – The Wyoming National Guard's largest deployment ever is over. The final group of soldiers landed on state soil last week. All of the more than 700 Guard members who deployed to Iraq and Kuwait survived And most never experienced combat. Instead they escorted convoys, ran an entire base and oversaw troop movement in Kuwait. But the soldiers still face challenges as they get used to life back home. Wyoming Public Radio's Renny MacKay reports.
Wyoming – The annual WyoAids Walk caps off a weeklong series over events next week at the University of Wyoming. Bob Hooker is the Albany County AIDS Project representative. He tells Bob Beck that in Wyoming H-I-V and AIDS have not gone away.
Wyoming – Cody author Laura Bell's new memoir is called "Claiming Ground." It follows three decades of her life - beginning with her decision, as a Kentucky native fresh out of college, to take a job herding sheep in the Big Horn Basin. It is also an ode to the landscapes and people of the Mountain West. Bell spoke with Wyoming Public Radio's Addie Goss.
Wyoming – He is easily Wyoming's most prolific writer and one of its biggest sellers. Author C.J. Box has completed his tenth Joe Pickett novel called "Nowhere to Run." Pickett is a Wyoming game warden who encounters all kinds of adventures. C.J. Box tells Bob Beck that "Nowhere to Run" is his only story that has been based on an actual encounter
Wyoming – This time of year, if you look out toward the horizon in the Red Desert, you might spot a small dot far off in the distance - the arched roof of a sheep wagon. Herders, many from South America, live in these wagons through the late spring. They move through the desert, guiding the sheep to good grass. All season long, the sheepherders never leave the desert. Wyoming Public Radio's Addie Goss visited one set of Peruvian herders, four miles south of Green River.... and a world away .