Laramie, Wy – A candidate for Governor says the focus in areas impacted by energy development should be on people. During an interview on Wyoming Public Radio Republican Ray Hunkins said he did not know what additional environmental protections would be needed in the Jonah Gas Field in Western Wyoming. But he knows where the focus should be and that is people. Hunkins is concerned that too much of the focus has been on impacts to Wildlife.
Thermopolis, Wyoming – Governor Freudenthal says the reception has been remarkable at three campaign stops across the state where he announced he would seek a second term as governor today (Monday). Speaking first in his hometown of Thermopolis, Freudenthal said he's confident that Wyoming has moved in the right direction since he took office. Later in the day, Freudenthal also spoke to crowds in Casper and Cheyenne. Freudenthal, a Democrat, says he's been successful in his first
Johnson County, WY – Western sprawl is threatening agricultural and ranch lands around Buffalo, and one developer has a new approach to curbing it. Reporter Elizabeth Davis has the story from Johnson County.