Wyoming – In the 1960s, a graduate student named Tom Crocker came up with a way to curb emissions: put a cap on them and let companies trade permits that let them pollute within those limits. This may sound familiar. Cap-and-trade is now the biggest idea for addressing climate change. A bill is before Congress. And Tom Crocker is a retired University of Wyoming economist living west of town. He speaks with Addie Goss.
Wyoming – Mounted elk and mule deer and antelope are ubiquitous in Wyoming, and across the west. They're in homes and bars. They're for sale in thrift shops, and on display in small-town grocery stores from Saratoga to Smoot. And behind every mounted head there's a process. Wyoming Public Radio's Molly Messick has this story.
Cheyenne, Wyo. – Next year the Wyoming Supreme Court will require clerks to redact some information in court records before releasing them to the public.
The rule change limits the release of information including financial and Social Security numbers, birth dates, home addresses and the identity of children. Supreme Court officials say the move is an effort to prevent identity theft, but some say the change is too far-reaching.