10:48 am
Tue August 16, 2005

Tuesday, August 16th, 2005

Wyoming –

Topic: Bob Beck speaks with Michael Von Flatern, Vice Chairman of the Wyoming Red Cross about assisting those affect by the Wright Tornado.

Topic: Bob Beck speaks with Annette Bohling from the State Department of Education about the yearly progress in schools across the state.

Topic: Kristen Espeland speaks with Dan Espeland, Douglas Superintendent of schools about the increased numbers of teachers not returning to work.

Read more
Wyoming Features
10:35 am
Tue August 16, 2005

Wright Tornado killing two people

Wright Tornado – On Friday August 12th a tornado hit the town of Wright killing two people.

Wright Community Assistance Tornado Relief Fund:
Campco Federal Credit Union,
PO Box 360
Wright, Wyoming 82732
www.campcofcu.com

Read more
WPR News
7:08 pm
Mon August 15, 2005

Relief Fund Set Up in Wright

Laramie, Wy – Three days after a tornado hit the town of Wright the extent of the damage is more apparent. Clerk-Treasurer, Valerie Kettery, says two people died and 92 mobile homes were destroyed. "Right now," she says, "most of those families affected are staying with friends or in motels." Kettery says in the long term it is hard to tell what will happen because there is not a lot of available housing.

Read more
Wyoming Features
11:45 am
Mon August 15, 2005

UW Fundraising

Laramie – After years of struggling to raise money, the University of Wyoming announced an end to a remarkable five year run of fundraising. U-W fund raisers collected 204 million dollars in their DISTINCTION campaign. The goal was 125 million. The money is being used for special faculty, symposiums and facility upgrades. Wyoming Public Radio's Bob Beck reports that to those involved with the campaign, the success is nothing short of amazing

Read more
11:34 am
Mon August 15, 2005

Monday, August 15th, 2005

Wyoming –

Topic: Renny Mackay reports on the aftermath of the tornado that hit the town of Wright.

Topic: Bob Beck speaks with Bill Parker with the National Weather Service in Cheyenne about the tornado.

Topic: Aaron Alpern reports on dog poisonings near Dubois.

Read more
WPR News
6:14 pm
Fri August 12, 2005

Guard Members Back from Middle East

Laramie, Wy – Thirty-one members of the Wyoming Air
National Guard have returned home.
The unit spent the last two months in the Middle East --providing airlift support for U-S forces in Iraq.
The members got back to Cheyenne Thursday afternoon.
Mission Commander Colonel Stephen Anderson says the time spent in Kuwait was taxing with the temperature often around 120 degrees. The unit also had to deal with 40 mile an hour winds.

Read more
WPR News
6:12 pm
Fri August 12, 2005

Wildlife Officials Move Grizzly Bear After it Kills Sheep

Laramie, Wy – A grizzly bear with a history of killing livestock has been relocated to an area west of Cody.
The adult male bear is known to have killed a domestic sheep on public lands in the Upper Green River drainage of the Bridger-Teton National Forest.
Its new home is five miles east of Yellowstone National Park, in an area of the Shoshone National Forest not used for livestock grazing and within grizzly habitat.
In July, three other grizzly bears were relocated from the Bridger-Teton National Forest to Park County.

Read more
11:00 am
Fri August 12, 2005

Friday, August 12th, 2005

Wyoming –

Topic: Kristin Espeland speaks with Rodney Bruin with the National Resource Division of the Wyoming Geological Survey about higher density wells in the Pinedale area.

Topic: Weekly Wyoming Reporter's Roundtable.

Read more
11:00 am
Fri August 12, 2005

Friday, August 12th, 2005

Wyoming –

Topic: Kristin Espeland speaks with Rodney Bruin with the National Resource Division of the Wyoming Geological Survey about higher density wells in the Pinedale area.

Topic: Weekly Wyoming Reporter's Roundtable.

Read more
WPR News
9:08 pm
Thu August 11, 2005

Wyoming Not Hit Hard by Growth in Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

Laramie, Wy – Rocky Mountain spotted fever is more common than ever in the country, but despite the name it is not a serious problem in Wyoming. An epidemiologist with the state Department of Health, Monica Olkowaski says over the last 15 years in Wyoming there has never been more than eight reported case in a year with no fatalities. The fever is transmitted to humans by ticks so to be cautious Olkowaski says people should remove ticks quickly because they have to be attached to a person for a couple of hours to transmit Rocky Mountain spotted fever.

Read more

Pages