Wyoming – Next week Wyoming residents will be asked to attend the second Building the Wyoming We Want: Values and Visions conference at Casper College. It begins June 9th at 1:00 pm at the Krampert Theater. Terry Cleveland joins Bob Beck to discuss a values study that will be the main topic of discussion at this year's conference. He says there are no big surprises
Wyoming – In an effort to both combat obesity and more importantly, to get young people interested in the outdoors, Wyoming State Parks are hosting a variety of events across the state. This weekend at Curt Gowdy State Park the department hosts the Wyoming Kids Extreme-Summer Outdoor Slam. Domenic Bravo oversees state parks in the state and joins Bob Beck on the phone.
Wyoming – Some lawmakers want the federal government to have a bigger role in covering people who don't have health insurance. Wyoming Republicans are pushing back saying they fear more involvement will wipe out the insurance industry. Sara Sciammacco has more.
Wyoming – Veteran television and radio Newscaster Mary Ellen Geist has written a book about Alzheimer's called Measure of the Heart A Father's Alzheimer's A Daughter's Return. She is spending some time in UCROSS and will give a talk on June 10th at the Fulmer Public Library in Sheridan. She joins Bob Beck to discuss what she has learned about the disease, caregivers, and life with someone who has Alzheimer's
Wyoming – This week two lawsuits were filed over the fact that wolves have been taken off the endangered species list in Montana and Idaho, while remaining on the list in Wyoming. Wyoming Public Radio's Bob Beck has more
Wyoming – A recent study estimates wildlife vehicle collisions are costing the nation more than 8 billion dollars each year. So, it's not surprising that traffic engineers in Wyoming and across the nation are looking for ways to move, not just cars, but also critters across America's highways. Wyoming Public Radio's Rebecca Huntington has more
Wyoming – In the late winter and early spring, elk, moose and deer shed their antlers. Finding them can become a kind of obsession - and even produce a side income. Wyoming Public Radio's Molly Messick takes us out for a few days of antler hunting.
Gillette, Wyo. – A University of Wyoming researcher has developed a test to trace co-produced coal-bed methane water even after it flows into rivers and mixes with other water sources. Until now, methods have been insufficient to distinguish coal-bed methane co-produced water from subsurface or shallow ground water in the Powder River basin.
Co-produced methane water can vary from high quality water that meets drinking water standards to low quality water with high levels of salts and sodium.