Police Still Seeing Widespread Cellphone, Texting Violations
A spokesman for the Cheyenne Police Department says police are still seeing traffic laws banning cell phone usage (except for hands free devices) and texting by motorists widely ignored.
Steenbergen Sees Steady Economic Growth
Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce President and C-E-O Dale Steenbergen says the Laramie County economy is doing fairly well in most areas.
State May Expand Bison Hunt [AUDIO]
Wyoming may expand bison hunting because the state’s population is above management goals. Amy Richards reports. Some livestock groups and others are calling for the E.P.A. to issue a waiver on renewable fuel standards. Click past jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.
St. Mary’s Enrollment Shows Slight Increase
Monday was the first day of classes at St. Mary’s Catholic school in Cheyenne, and principal Janet Materi says enrollment appears to be up by one student compared to last year.
Conservationists Welcome Sage Grouse Report [AUDIO]
Encana Oil and Gas has granted $23, 630 to the Wyoming Stock Growers Association to continue funding the realranchers.com initiative. Amy Richards reports. Conservation groups are welcoming a federal report how sage grouse should be managed in 11 western states to avoid new federal protections. Clic…
Menards Work To Cause Park, Street Changes
Work is underway on the new Menards store at Windmill and Dell Range in Cheyenne.
U-W Requests Faculty Pay Raises [AUDIO]
The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees is asking for $5.3 Million in annual pay raises for faculty. Amy Richards has a report. A new study from Children’s Mercy Hospitals and clinics finds that 83 percent of parents think social media makes a positive contribution to their children&…
Kaysen Says Wind Project Wouldn’t Affect Belvoir Leaseholders
Cheyenne Mayor Rick Kaysen says a proposed wind energy project that the Morely Company wants to locate on part of the city-owned Belvoir Ranch wouldn’t affect people who currently hold grazing leases on the property or other existing plans for that area.
State Jobless Rate Increases [AUDIO]
The state unemployment rate increased from 5.4% in June to 5.6% in July. Amy Richards has a report. The University of Wyoming is gearing up for the first day of classes on Monday, August 27th by offering the Summit Transitions Program designed especially for incoming students. Click past jump to lis…
Kozak Pleased With Safety Building Vote
Cheyenne Police Chief Brian Kozak says he is relieved and excited to move forward following Tuesday’s overwhelming vote in favor of spending 6th penny sales tax revenues to renovate the old Dineen Car Dealership in Downtown Cheyenne for use as a Public Safety Building.