12:01 pm
Mon January 25, 2010

Possible changes to the United postal Service

Wyoming – The U.S. Postal Service is in the red by billions of dollars, and the agency's mission is part of its problem. Service to rural towns, like so many in Wyoming, is expensive. As Wyoming Public Radio's Molly Messick reports, the deficit has the postal service thinking about big changes.

11:53 am
Mon January 25, 2010

Mad Dog and the Pilgrim Booksellers.

Wyoming – The road from Muddy Gap to Lander invites cruise control. It's a rough expanse of sage and snow, with a seemingly perpetual side-wind. But at Sweetwater Station, the turnoff to Riverton, a small, hand-painted sign is getting drivers to apply the brakes: Old Books, Fresh Eggs for sale. Turn in and you'll meet Polly Hinds. She and her partner, Lynda German, are two of the five residents of Sweetwater Station.... and the owners of Mad Dog and the Pilgrim Booksellers.

WPR News
10:43 am
Mon January 25, 2010

Massachusetts election good for Wyoming coal producers

Laramie, WY – Some in Wyoming's coal industry welcomed the election of Republican Scott Brown to the U.S. Senate last week. Brown's election has upset the Obama Administration's legislative agenda. Arch Coal's Greg Schaefer says that means Congress isn't likely to take up cap and trade soon. "With the election Tuesday night of Scott Brown, it sure appears that the administration is going to be spending more time focusing on the economy and jobs," he said, "which will likely delay or put cap and trade on hold for a long time."

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10:25 am
Mon January 25, 2010

Appropriations committee to begin budget votes

Laramie, Wyo. – Starting today, the state legislature's appropriations committee will be voting on the budget that will fund government for the next two years. The committee will use the governor's recommendations as a starting point. In that proposal, general expenditures are down about ten percent from the last budget. But there are even steeper declines for local governments and highway projects.

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7:22 pm
Fri January 22, 2010

New revenue numbers are slightly down

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7:21 pm
Fri January 22, 2010

UW trustees approve fee hikes

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7:14 pm
Fri January 22, 2010

Air testing starting at three sites

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7:11 pm
Fri January 22, 2010

Revenue projections dip slightly

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8:02 pm
Thu January 21, 2010

UW enrollment remains high

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7:58 pm
Thu January 21, 2010

Another year of record homicides in Fremont County

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