Listen to the full show here. "They Don't Trust Us And We Don't Trust Them": Discrimination Of Native Americans Half of Native Americans living on Indian reservations say they or a family member feel they’ve been treated unfairly by the courts. That’s...
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On this episode, according to a new NPR poll, many Native Americans say they experience discrimination when they call the police or go to federal court. We will look at how many in Wyoming are nervous about changes to the sage grouse management plans…...
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Every four years the federal government is required to release a report on the world’s changing climate and this year's was the most comprehensive report since Congress mandated it. It states there’s “no convincing alternative explanation” to climate...
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In late September, two Native American women enrolled at Sheridan College were the target of multiple incidents of racist hate speech. Thursday, Sheridan College President Paul Young announced an action plan to address inclusion and safety for all...
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A new report says Wyoming’s prison system is growing, which is driving up costs and the culprit is the lack of prison reform and new legislation that could lead to more people being placed behind bars. ACLU of Wyoming has released a report called Bucking...
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On an overcast day, an old golden retriever named Ruby walks around the edge of a warehouse in Casper. She’s stops and looks out, standing in the square light where a truck might pull in. Behind her is a large room stacked high with boxes full of rock,...
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Seven grizzlies have been shot and killed by hunters in Wyoming, since the state took over grizzly bear management. That compares to two grizzlies killed last fall. Four grizzlies were killed in Park County alone this year, including one that Game and...
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In early September the Virgin Islands were struck by two category five hurricanes fourteen days apart. Today, the islands' infrastructure remains badly damaged and nearly 73 percent of residents are still without power. A student from the University of...
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The head of Puerto Rico's power authority stepped down Friday amid controversy over his handling of a system that still can't deliver electricity to that island two months after Hurricane Maria destroyed the power grid. Ricardo Ramos, executive director...
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Discovery of a 210,000-gallon oil leak from the Keystone pipeline would seem to be poor timing just four days before regulators in Nebraska decide whether to allow a major expansion of the system, but officials say state law does not…
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LARAMIE, Wyo. — Graduate student Brad Lyke recently arrived in Laramie to begin work on an astronomy Ph.D. at the University of Wyoming, but it was not that long ago that he had never heard of the place.
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A film on Charlie Hardy’s quixotic 2014 senate race makes its Wyoming debut Dec. 7 and a review reveals much about money in Wyoming politics. The post Charlie vs Goliath: A Wyoming political documentary appeared first on WyoFile.
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RIVERTON, Wyo. — Officials from the Wyoming Department of Health believe six cases of gastrointestinal illness discovered this month in Fremont County are connected.
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CODY, Wyo. — A man who is accused of stomping a puppy to death after it chewed his video game controllers has received credit for 125 days served in jail and was sentenced to probation with mandatory anger management counseling.
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11/16/2017
Wyoming has made $60 million from oil and gas lease sales on state lands this year, exceeding a revenue goal by 500 percent, according to the Office of State Lands and Investments.
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11/16/2017
A judge sentenced a Natrona County man to five years of probation Wednesday for pointing an AR-15 rifle at sheriff's deputies who were responding to a shots fired call.
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11/15/2017
RIVERTON, Wyo. — Wyoming Department of Health officials have discovered cases of salmonella in the central part of the state after investigating a cluster of gastrointestinal illness.
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11/15/2017
GREEN RIVER — A flier passed around Sweetwater County School District No. 2 titled “School Closure Information: A Community Guide” discusses the proposal to mothball Jackson Elementary School, though the district’s board of trustees has not yet voted on...
11/15/2017
There are many ways our body many be trying to tell you you're unhealthy. Dr. Robbyn Traylor says to talk to your doctor if you have bizarre cravings, because they could be symptoms of a metal deficiency. Annual checkups help find chronic illness early...
11/14/2017
Crook County residents suspect state-funded project that used “acid fracking” has polluted their water supply. The post Did a huge Gillette water project frack-up rural wells? appeared first on WyoFile.
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11/14/2017
Legislative Service Office director said technology, connectivity present challenges as transparency advocates dismiss worries. The post Officials debate livestreaming state meetings appeared first on WyoFile.
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11/14/2017
JACKSON, Wyo. — The kids stand in a circle, zipping up jackets and clutching blankets they'd hauled off the school bus that brought them to Grand Teton National Park from the Wind River Reservation.
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11/14/2017
Central Wyoming celebrated its most famous cowboys Saturday. A ceremony in Thermopolis honored the men and woman chosen for the Cowboy Hall of Fame. Those people from Hot Springs County who spent a lifetime working as real cowboys. The unveiling of a...
11/11/2017
Luxury jeweler Tiffany & Co will open "The Blue Box Cafe" at its New York city flagship store on Fifth Avenue. The iconic tiffany blue color is infused throughout the cafe, which is located on the store's fourth floor. The cafe will serve re-imagined...
11/10/2017
Wyoming New Power says it will buy the Campbell County property, requests $100M in tax-exempt bonding to build a waste coal plant. The post Sale, $100M ‘clean coal’ project proposed for Two Elk site appeared first on WyoFile.
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11/8/2017
Wyoming GOP leadership delivered a resolution against new taxes to the Legislature’s Joint Revenue Committee The post State GOP to Revenue Committee: Drop the tax talk appeared first on WyoFile.
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11/7/2017
Lawmakers have options to update felony possession law, which courts have said doesn’t apply to edible or drinkable pot products. The post Pot penalties could expand appeared first on WyoFile.
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11/7/2017
Economists call for a significant restructuring of the state’s tax and revenue scheme, but is such a shift politically viable in the union’s reddest state? The post Can Wyoming politics accommodate economic adaptation? appeared first on WyoFile.
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11/7/2017
Yellowstone’s east entrance is closed to cars for the winter now, and people won’t be able to drive from Cody to the Northeast entrance because ten to twelve miles of highway 212 east of Cooke City is covered in snow in the winter. Snowmobilers use that...
11/7/2017
Wyoming State Treasurer Mark Gordon released his office's annual report Monday. In the report, Gordon states that the 2016/2017 fiscal year showed the best performance in over a decade.
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11/6/2017
Actor and former NFL player Terry Crews does intermittent fasting and says its helped him get in the best shape of his life. Growing research suggests it reduces brain inflammation. In scientific studies with mice, it dramatically improves heart health...
11/3/2017