Wyoming – The national partnership for women and families has issued its report card on how each state is measuring up when it comes to benefits for new mothers and fathers. Wyoming scored a failing grade.
Wyoming – More and more children have been taken away from their parents because of meth abuse in the home. But very little is known about how children are affected by meth exposure. A handful of people are determined to figure it out.
Laramie, WY – The next few days could cause the fire near Dubois to grow and move towards 300 homes. The forecast is for wind and warm temperatures until Thursday when the area might cool off a bit and see some rain. Fire information officer Carl Jungck says they were anticipating that and tried to be prepared for today. The homes are on the other side of that fire line. Jungck says there are 500 people working to confine the fire and keep it from reaching the homes.
Laramie, Wy – Alcohol advertising is one of the targets of a group trying to reduce underage drinking in the state. It stems from a report put together by the National Academy of Sciences that focuses on under age drinking. Mike Moser of the Wyoming Liquor Dealers Association says attempts to reduce alcohol advertising in the state takes the blame away from individuals. He thinks other social issues should be addressed instead.