Cheyenne, Wyo. – The Wyoming Department of Education and Department of Administration and Information are soliciting proposals from companies to administer statewide assessments for public school students.
The new vendor will be responsible for administering the Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students, known as PAWS, the Alternate PAWS and the Wyoming English Language Learners Assessment, known as WELLA.
Sheridan, Wyo. – A Canadian-based oil company that specializes in underground oil drilling is laying off more than half its work force, most of them in Wyoming.
Rock Well Petroleum spokeswoman Phoebe Buckland said the layoffs are the result of the weakening economy and postponement of the company's plans for initial public stock offering on the London Stock Exchange.
Wyoming – Around the state, food pantries have been getting more requests for help. They've seen about a 20 percent increase in clients in the last year. The Interfaith Good Samaritan pantry in Laramie it's even worse. Elsa Partan reports.
Wyoming – In just a few weeks, the University of Wyoming symphony will kick off its season. This year, director Michael Griffith used his trip through Europe as inspiration for the season's program. He joined Wyoming Public Radio's Bob Beck in the studio.