Wyoming – The transition from war to civilian life is extremely difficult, no matter where a service member calls home. But in a state as rural as Wyoming, veterans don't always come home to towns with counselors, support groups, or even other soldiers they can easily talk to. In Laramie, a veteran of the war in Afghanistan has come up with his own way to help service members return to everyday life. It's a group called Firefighters for Veterans, based at the Laramie Fire Department. Wyoming Public Radio's Addie Goss reports.
Wyoming – Next week, the University of Wyoming's highly acclaimed debate coach will be in Iraq. Matt Stannard is helping to teach debate for the Iraq Debate academy. Coaches from around the world will join to help the Iraq society engage in civil discourse. Mr. Stannard joins Bob Beck
Laramie, Wy – The weather in southern Wyoming has been so snowy and cold this fall, antelope are leaving their home on the range and moving into populated places. All those trees and bushes in town offer easy eating compared to pawing through crusty snow for forage out on the blustery plains. Antelope have been causing traffic problems in the middle of Cheyenne this week. In one subdivision in Laramie, more than 100 antelope have been chewing on trees and tall grass. Police have few options for moving the antelope. They say trying
Cheyenne, WY – Wyoming's top statewide elected officials have given the state Treasurer's Office authority to negotiate a possible $300 million state investment in a proposed natural gas pipeline. The five officials, sitting as the State Loan and Investment Board, voted Thursday to approve the investment provided the Treasurer's Office can reach acceptable terms. The 42-inch Ruby Pipeline line would extend 675 miles from the Opal (oh-PAL') Hub in western Wyoming to Malin, Ore.