Our Cheyenne news staff. Amy Richards is news director, with reporting from Doug Randall, Kari Eakins, Karen Snyder, Daniel Sandoval, Sharon Fain and Ahren Broad.
Cheyenne News Staff
BLM Extends Comment Period on Proposed Fracking Rules [AUDIO]
Gas prices in Wyoming increased slightly in the last week. Doug Randall reports. The Bureau of Land Management has extended the comment period on the agency's proposed hydraulic fracturing rules. Click past the jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.
BLM Taking Comment On OCI Lease Expansion [AUDIO]
The BLM is taking public comment on a proposal by OCI Wyoming to expand it's sodium leases in southwest Wyoming. Amy Richards reports. Fewer Wyoming children are showing up for free summer meals, according to the Food Research and Action Center. Click past jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.
Packrafting Association Says NPS Needs to Allow Paddling Sports [AUDIO]
The American Packrafting Association says the National Park Service needs to be re-examine allowing paddling sports of the rivers of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. Doug Randall reports. Brittany Anderson of Worland, Wyoming will travel to Mobile, Alabama on Sunday June 16th to participa…
Problem Grizzly Relocated [AUDIO]
A problem grizzly bear has a new home. Doug Randall has details. An emergency disaster drill and exercise will be held at the U-P Railroad yard in Laramie on Wednesday. Click past jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.
Hay Producer ”Field Day” Planned [AUDIO]
Wyoming hay producers will have the opportunity to attend as field day to learn how to improve the quality and quantity of their crops. Amy Richards reports. State officials hope an expedition race set for next month will shine a light on Wyoming as an outdoor tourism destination. Click past jump to…
Wyoming’s Runoff Remains Below Average, But etter Than Last Year [AUDIO]
Members of two interim legislative committees have agreed to consider finding new funding sources for early childhood education. Wyoming's expected runoff remains below normal, but is better than it was a year ago. Click past the jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.
Medicine Bow National Forest and Thunder Basin Grassland Offer Fee Free Day [AUDIO]
A 43 year old Utah man was sentenced in federal district court in Wyoming on a charge of possession of child pornography. The Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest and Thunder Basin National Grassland are offering a fee free day Saturday. Click past the jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.
Rock Springs, Pinedale Recognized for Downtown Revitalization [AUDIO]
Two Wyoming communities have been recognized for their downtown revitalization efforts. Amy Richards reports. The BLM's first wild horse ecosanctuary is offering tours this summer. Click past jump to listen to Wyoming Radio News.
BLM: Welcomes Recommendations From Scientists on Managing Wild Horses [AUDIO]
Rocky Mountain Power says proposed federal environmental regulations could close many of its coal fired power plants in Wyoming early. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) says it welcomes recommendations fro a panel of scientists to change the way the agency manages wild horses.
Mead Advisor Says States Should Help Implement ESA [AUDIO]
A policy advisor to Wyoming Governor Matt Mead told a US House committee earelir this week that states are qualified to be effective partners in the implementation of the Endangered Species Act. Steve Ferrell also urged making the act less susceptable to litigation. A December 9 trial date has been…