WPR News
6:55 pm
Thu August 25, 2005

Pedestrian Killed While Cleaning Roadside

Laramie, Wy – A member of a youth group picking up trash along a highway in Southwest Wyoming was killed by a pickup truck Thursday.
The accident happened about five miles south of Evanston.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol says a 17-year-old girl lost her shoe and walked into the road to pick it up. She apparently did not notice a pick up truck coming towards her.
The girl was wearing a red safety vest.

Read more
12:17 pm
Thu August 25, 2005

Thursday, August 25th, 2005

Thursday, August 25th, 2005

Wyoming –

Topic: Bob Beck speaks with the President of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research in Washington D-C. about the safety of developing the highly radioactive Plutonium 238.

Topic: Federal Emergency Management Agency has set up a Disaster Recovery Center in the town of Wright: Guest:. FEMA Public Affairs Officer, Joe Castel.

Read more
WPR News
8:56 pm
Wed August 24, 2005

More Allegations Against Former Bishop

Cheyenne, Wy – Another lawsuit against former Wyoming
Bishop Joseph Hart.
The Reverend Joseph Hart spent about 20 years working at
parishes throughout greater Kansas City before becoming auxiliary
bishop in Cheyenne.
A man filing suit as John Doe E-K says he was about 12 years old
when Hart began groping and fondling him at St. John Francis Regis
Church in Kansas City.
Representatives from the group Survivors Network of those Abused
by Priests showed up at the Catholic Church headquarters in Kansas

Read more
WPR News
8:52 pm
Wed August 24, 2005

Job Growth Has Some Negatives

Laramie, Wy –

Read more
WPR News
8:05 pm
Wed August 24, 2005

Laramie Set to Hire New City Manager

Laramie, Wy – The city of Laramie should have a new city manager Thursday. The city council has a meeting scheduled to approve a contract for Mark Collins. He is currently the city manager in Gunnison, Colorado. Laramie mayor Jodi Guerin says Collins is experienced, and has good ideas for economic development.
Laramie has gone about two and a half years without a consistent city manager. The council will vote on the contract for Mark Collins at 12:15 Thursday. If they approve it, Collins will receive 107 thousand dollars a year.

Read more
Wyoming Features
4:58 pm
Wed August 24, 2005

Growth of methamphetamine-related crimes

Growth of methamphetamine-related crimes

Wyoming – Across Wyoming law enforcement officials are battling methamphetamine-related crimes and drug treatment counselors are watching meth addicts swell their client rosters. Meth abuse is a growing problem on the state's reservation as well. A problem that tribes and health service providers are just beginning to face. Wyoming Public Radio's Kristin Espeland has more

Read more
WPR News
3:24 pm
Wed August 24, 2005

Ranchers Are Using DNA Testing on Herds

Read more
WPR News
3:19 pm
Wed August 24, 2005

WY Asks for Time and Money to Study Roadless Forest Areas

Read more
WPR News
2:17 pm
Wed August 24, 2005

WY Wildlife Recovering from Drought

Read more
12:11 pm
Wed August 24, 2005

Wednesday, August 24th, 2005

Wednesday, August 24th, 2005

Wyoming –

Topic: Kristin Espeland reports on the growth of meth about on the state reservations

Topic: Bob Beck speaks with Janet Meury, Powell Library Director about the Elizabethan I Ruler and Legend Exhibit at the Powell Branch Library.

Topic: Students will be paying more for their text books this year; Guest: Dave Gruen, UW Director of Student Financial Aid.

Read more

Pages