Cheyenne, WY – American Eagle Airlines will offer nonstop flights between Cheyenne and Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport starting July 15.
The regional affiliate of American Airlines said Monday that the service will include two round-trip flights per day on 44-seat Embraer jets. Base rate for a one-way ticket is $135.
The Dallas-based airline expects the flights to attract business and leisure travelers. The airline also points out the flights will begin in time for Cheyenne Frontier Days, the city's big annual rodeo.
Laramie, WY – The Republican candidates for Governor all say they are strongly opposed to the federal health care bill. The four agree that if elected, they will ask the attorney general to look into ways of keeping Wyoming from being negatively impacted by mandates in the bill. That might include joining other states in a lawsuit. Colin Simpson says mandates in the measure could be devastating: "There's some drastic impacts to small businesses and employers of all sizes. And I don't see how that is going to do any good for Wyoming."
Wyoming – Lobbyists are working overtime in Washington as health care reform weaves its way through Congress. But Wyoming's congressional delegation says that they are not in contact with them. Matt Laslo reports from Capitol Hill.
Wyoming – Wyoming government is not resting easy after the sage grouse listing decision earlier this month. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife service ruled that the bird warranted protection under the endangered species act... but that the agency had to devote its resources to species in greater danger. Audubon Wyoming's Brian Rutledge is on Governor Freudenthal's Sage Grouse Implementation Team, which is working to protect the bird. He told Addie Goss that the team is trying to figure out where to go from here