12:50 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Sen. Enzi discusses issues before primary election

Wyoming – Elsa Partan asked Wyoming's senior senator about education and energy policy.

12:43 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Superintendent questions value of state tests

Wyoming – Bob Beck talks with a school official in Sheridan County about the Wyoming Department of Education's recent standardized test scores. Sue Belish says she is lukewarm about the benefits of the statewide test.

12:41 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Gas pains crimp U-W travel schedule

Wyoming – The cost of fuel and airline surcharges have put pressure on the upcoming travel season for the University of Wyoming's sports teams. Peter O'Dowd reports.

12:40 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Rodeo injury puts insurance problems in spotlight

Wyoming – When a teenager was kicked in the face by her horse this summer, the family struggled to pay the medical bills. Elsa Partan reports.

12:38 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Riverton clinic caters to Native Americans

Wyoming – A new center near the Wind River Reservation is designed to bring better healthcare to the area. Bob Beck has the story.

12:36 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Gays camp out in Medicine Bow Forest

Wyoming – Addie Goss visited with the largest Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Transgender group in Wyoming. They're camping in the mountains near Laramie and invite anyone to join them.

12:35 am
Tue August 12, 2008

House Call: Doctor discusses breast cancer rates

Wyoming – Bob Beck speaks with Jackson Doctor Brent Blue. He says the number of breast cancer cases in Wyoming is up for a good reason.

12:33 am
Tue August 12, 2008

Jump shot legend shares tales of the NBA

Wyoming – A Wyoming man who is credited with inventing basketball's jump shot shares his story.

WPR News
10:46 am
Mon August 11, 2008

Planes Crash Mid-Air near Rock Springs, Killing 3

Rock Springs, WY – Authorities say two single-engine planes collided in mid-air yesterday, a few miles from the Rock Springs-Sweetwater County Airport, killing all three people aboard.

Sweetwater County sheriff's spokesman Dick Blust says local officials received 911 calls of an "explosion in the sky" at
close to 12:30 Sunday afternoon.

Blust declined to release additional information, saying authorities are still working to identify the victims and notify
family members.

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WPR News
10:44 am
Mon August 11, 2008

Frontier Airlines May Negotiate with Schools like UW

Laramie, WY – Frontier Airlines says it might be able to work with the University of Wyoming and other colleges to restore travel benefits for large groups.

UW's athletic department started using other airlines when Frontier cancelled its group travel desk as part of its bankruptcy filings. The move will force UW to pay tens of thousands of dollars more during the upcoming travel season.

Frontier's Andrea Tollar says the corporate office decided that its group travel desk didn't bring in enough revenue.

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