WPR News
8:58 pm
Wed November 11, 2009

Cheyenne sees weather record in October

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8:56 pm
Wed November 11, 2009

Man sentenced for hunting violations

Worland, Wy – A Worland man has been sentenced to 90 days in jail and fined $10,200 for various hunting violations.In addition, Keith Searle lost his hunting privileges, must
forfeit all deer antlers in his possession and must pay $8,000 in
restitution.
He also was placed on four years of supervised probation and may
not possess any hunting gear.
The charges against Searle included taking an animal without a
license, accessory to taking a deer without a license and
purchasing a license while under suspension.

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WPR News
8:55 pm
Wed November 11, 2009

Group wants funding for legal aid

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WPR News
10:42 am
Wed November 11, 2009

BLM now collecting higher drilling application fee

Cheyenne, Wyo. – The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has begun collecting a higher processing fee each time that oil and gas companies apply for permits to drill.

The $6,500 fee is part of the Interior Department appropriations bill passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama on Oct. 30. The new fee is a 62 percent increase from the previous fee of $4,000.

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WPR News
10:39 am
Wed November 11, 2009

Two new Wyoming cases of chronic wasting disease

Buffalo, Wyo. – The Wyoming Game and Fish Department says chronic wasting disease has turned up in two northern Wyoming hunt areas for the first time.

The department lab in Laramie confirmed this week that a bull elk killed Oct. 21 in hunt area 35, southwest of Buffalo, tested positive for the neurological disease. Also, the department says a mule deer buck killed Oct. 15 in the Spring Creek drainage southeast of Ten Sleep also tested positive.

The disease has now been detected in nine hunting areas in the Big Horn Basin.

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WPR News
6:44 pm
Tue November 10, 2009

Sinclair refinery has new manager

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WPR News
5:48 pm
Tue November 10, 2009

Governor visits Iraq and Kuwait

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WPR News
8:57 pm
Mon November 9, 2009

Wyo goes to court on wolves

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8:56 pm
Mon November 9, 2009

Meyer has successful surgery

Cheyenne, Wy – Wyoming Treasurer Joe Meyer is in good condition after undergoing surgery to remove a malignant tumor from one of his lungs. Hospital spokeswoman Kathryn Baker says the surgery went well and Meyer is expected to remain in the hospital for several days. A
determination about additional treatment has not been made.
Meyer's wife, Mary, expressed gratitude for the cards, e-mails
and phone calls from people around the state.
The cancer was discovered recently when the 68-year-old Meyer
sought medical treatment for chest pain.

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WPR News
8:54 pm
Mon November 9, 2009

Democrats work on their brand

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