Laramie, Wyo. – Some residents of Laramie are concerned about the number of dogs and cats being killed at the city's animal shelter. Numbers provided by the citizens show that the number of euthanasias almost quadrupled between 2004 and 2008.
Wyoming – When the Hanna Food Mart closed its doors last week, Hanna residents were left with no place to buy even the most basic groceries. It's a blow to a town where jobs are scarce, and where a snowstorm can close roads for days at a time. Wyoming Public Radio's Molly Messick has this story.
Wyoming – Since Kip Crofts began his term as Wyoming's new U.S. Attorney, the U.S. Attorney General announced a new emphasis on promoting public safety in Indian Country. The Attorney General directed U.S. Attorneys' Offices to bolster communication with tribes. The Justice Department has also made funding available for more Assistant U.S. Attorneys and FBI victim specialists. Crofts says he doesn't know yet if Wyoming will receive any of those new resources... but he tells Addie Goss that this effort is a good idea.
Wyoming – In March, Wyoming PBS will air a new, two-part documentary about Wyoming's former U.S. Senator Alan Simpson. Producer and writer Geoff O'Gara explains how Simpson's story unfolds in the film.
Wyoming – In his first State of the Union address President Barack Obama touched on a lot of issues that will have a big impact on Wyoming. The state's all Republican Congressional delegation says they heard some glimmers of bi-partisan hope, but only glimmers. Matt Laslo reports from Washington.