Wyoming – Presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama are trying to sell us on a clean energy future. But they both want to tweak an old reliable fuel, too. That would be American coal. The Environment Report's Shawn Allee has more.
Wyoming – The University of Wyoming has raised another 40 million dollars for the school of energy resources, including matching gifts. Some are worried about a potential conflict of interest because most of the money has come from the energy industry. Bob Beck reports.
Wyoming – The University of Wyoming is boycotting the most popular ranking system in the United States, the U.S. News and World Report. It's moving to a new system of accountability complied by land-grant universities across the country. Wyoming Public Radio's Peter O'Dowd reports.
Casper, Wyo. – Wyoming residents have shorter visits to the hospital emergency room than most other states.
That's according to a new survey by a health care improvement organization.
The survey says patients spent an average of 2 hours, 49 minutes from check-in until discharge or admission to the hospital in Wyoming ERs in 2007. The time ranks Wyoming second shortest in the nation. The U.S. average was 4 hours, 5 minutes.