WPR News
9:02 pm
Wed December 16, 2009

Sinclair hopes to reopen this week.

Rawlins, Wy – Production still has not been restored at the Sinclair oil refinery in Carbon County, more than a week after the facility was shut down by a power outage.
An external power failure on Dec. 6 interrupted refinery
operations and led to a release of hydrogen sulfide gas. According
to state and federal records, it was the 14th reportable spill or
toxic release at the refinery so far this year.
There have been no reports of injuries or illnesses because of
the spills.

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WPR News
8:59 pm
Wed December 16, 2009

Wolf numbers up in Wyoming, but down in Yellowstone.

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WPR News
8:54 pm
Wed December 16, 2009

Energy office uses of stimulus funds

WPR News
8:47 pm
Tue December 15, 2009

Colorado company gets NCAR project

Boulder, Co – The National Center for Atmospheric Research has selected a Colorado company to work on a supercomputing facility west of Cheyenne and potentially become
general contractor for the project.
Boulder, Colo.-based NCAR has awarded a $70,000 contract to
review the project's final design to Denver-based Saunders
Construction, Inc.
Project director Krista Laursen says the company was chosen
after a three-month process in which NCAR winnowed the pool of
candidates from about 30 to four.

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WPR News
8:46 pm
Tue December 15, 2009

EPA still has concerns about haze

WPR News
8:44 pm
Tue December 15, 2009

Three accused of drug crime move to District Court

Cheyenne, Wy – A Wyoming judge has advanced the cases of three Cheyenne men charged with providing heroin and cocaine that led to the death of a top bull rider.
Twenty-year-old Kyle Walla, 22-year-old Joel Murdoch and
26-year-old Rhett Epler are charged with distributing drugs leading
to the Dec. 2 death of 21-year-old Bryan Guthrie, also of Cheyenne.
Guthrie was a highly ranked professional bull rider.
U.S. Magistrate Judge William Beaman on Tuesday ruled that
federal prosecutors presented enough evidence to require Walla,

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WPR News
7:12 pm
Tue December 15, 2009

Governor's proposed budget draws criticism

Laramie, WY – Criticism of the governor's proposed budget for the next two years continues. Tuesday the Governor addressed it. Wyoming Public Radio's Renny MacKay reports

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WPR News
8:56 pm
Mon December 14, 2009

Doctor shortage still a worry

Cheyenne, Wy – The average age of Wyoming's doctors is 51, and 20 percent of them plan to retire within the next five years.
That's got some health department officials concerned about a
possible doctor shortage.
Dr. Brent Sherard, director of the Wyoming Department of Health,
says the state is competing against the rest of the nation to draw
new physicians.
Cheyenne Regional Medical Center CEO Dr. John Lucas says about a
third of the hospital's 180 physicians are over age 50. He says a

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WPR News
6:47 pm
Mon December 14, 2009

Former Ambassador and State Senator Dies

Laramie, WY –
One of Wyoming's longtime public servants has passed away. Former state senator and U-S Ambassador Tom Stroock died at age 84 in his hometown of Casper. Wyoming Public Radio's Renny MacKay has more

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