12:25 am
Mon October 29, 2007

Coal trains bust records, but experts worry supply at risk

Wyoming – Wyoming coal is a hot commodity, but what happens if the rail network is disrupted? Peter O'Dowd reports that utility companies are worried the railroads can't keep up with demand.

12:24 am
Mon October 29, 2007

Wyoming telescope marks 30th anniversary

Wyoming – The telescope on Jelm Mountain used to be the best of its kind in the world. Not anymore. But as Elsa Partan reports, the observatory still attracts astronomers.

12:22 am
Mon October 29, 2007

Reporter's Roundtable: Editors talk politics

Wyoming – Editors from the Casper Star Tribune and the Jackson Hole News and Guide speak with Peter O'Dowd. They discuss Barbara Cubin's relationship with the media and the 2008 election.

12:21 am
Mon October 29, 2007

Cowboy Joe makes impression on field and community

Wyoming – Bob Beck brings us this profile of the University of Wyoming's football coach Joe Glenn.


12:18 am
Mon October 29, 2007

Rockies Fever, Wyoming-style

Laramie, WY – Hayley Douglass reports from a popular Laramie bar as the Rockies take on the Red Sox in game two of the World Series.

WPR News
6:56 am
Fri October 26, 2007

Plan to smuggle weapons shuts down prison

Laramie, WY – Wyoming Department of Corrections spokeswoman Melinda Brazzale says Warden Dawn Sides got a letter that told her of the plan. That's why she locked down the prison from Monday morning until Thursday night.

So she took this necessary measure to allow correctional staff the ability to do a thorough search for any contraband, Brazzale says.

During a lockdown, inmates are not allowed to leave their cells. Brazzale says the department is investigating and will release more information on Monday.

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WPR News
6:42 am
Fri October 26, 2007

Cheyenne worst for kids' fitness

WPR News
8:39 am
Thu October 25, 2007

Seven-Vehicle Crash Contains Lessons

Laramie, WY – The Wyoming Highway patrol says yesterday's seven-vehicle crash on Interstate 80 may hold a lesson about pulling over when there's a crash ahead. As traffic stopped to avoid the first collision, a semi slammed full-speed into the back of two other stopped semi's. The Highway Patrol's Sergeant Steven Townsend says in some situations, getting out of the way can keep you from becoming part of the next crash.

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WPR News
8:15 am
Thu October 25, 2007

Forest Service Seeks Comments on Med Bow

Laramie, WY – The U.S. Forest Service says you may be the key to improving a popular Wyoming destination.

In the coming year, Medicine Bow employees will be stationed at trail heads, campgrounds and other areas to hand out surveys to visitors. The questionnaires are given out every five years to help the Forest Service learn what they're doing right, and what can be done better. Forest Service spokeswoman Diann Ritschard says feedback from the 2003 survey was put to good use.

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