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Feeling Hungover? Blame Wildfire Smoke

Feeling Hungover? Blame Wildfire Smoke Wildfire smoke reached dangerous levels across the Mountain West Monday. Eastern Washington had the worst air in the country and all 56 counties in Montana were under an air quality alert – possibly the first time that’s happened in the state’s history.

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ELECTION COVERAGE

Please remember to vote today. Polls are open from 7am-7pm. Join us for election coverage with Bob Beck, Caroline Ballard and the news team bringing you results and reaction.

Archives On The Air 42: The Ram Snuffbox—The Colket Collection; Toppan Library

Aug 14, 2018

Did you know that Laramie has its own Wunderkammer?

Utah officials are praising a Draper firefighter who was killed while battling California's biggest wildfire, the first fatality of the massive Mendocino Complex Fire. 

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In the last couple of weeks, Republican voters in Wyoming received at least two mailers from so-called “dark money” groups. Those are political groups that do not disclose their funders. Now, state representative and Elections Committee Chairman Dan Zwonitzer is condemning those types of ads.

University of Wyoming College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

The University of Wyoming was found in violation of the Animal Welfare Act during a routine inspection by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in early July.

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If there's a fee for either a camping site or a day use area on Forest Service land, there's probably some kind of toilet there. But solving the problem of human waste in vaulted or backcountry toilets is not as easy as flushing it out of the system.

Scorching temperatures are hitting our region’s biggest tourist attractions. On Friday, temperatures at Glacier National Park hit triple digits for the first time in recorded history.

A couple days later, the Howe Ridge fire blew up.

Lodgers and campers awoke late Sunday night to officials telling them to get out as soon as possible.


lelandforwyoming.com

Republican state senator Leland Christensen of Alta is running for Wyoming Treasurer. He does not have a background in finance, but said the treasury staff is highly skilled, and that he would act more as a manager of people. Previous treasurers have also entered the position without a finance background.  

Archives On The Air 41: Sympathizing With Germany After WWI?—Harry Elmer Barnes Papers

Aug 13, 2018
American Heritage Center

What country do we blame for starting WWI? Most of us would say “Germany;” but not Harry Elmer Barnes.

Archives On The Air 40: Wyoming Boy Makes It Big In Hollywood—Wally Wales Papers

Aug 13, 2018
American Heritage Center

Sometimes those “film cowboys” in westerns were real cowboys, like Wyoming native Wally Wales.

The University of Wyoming

The UW board of trustees approved a proposal to create a $20 million endowed scholarship specifically for students from Wyoming.

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Wyoming Summer Music Festivals

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Grand Teton Music Festival 2018 Season

Recorded live at Walk Festival Hall in Teton Village airing Wednesday nights at 8:00 p.m. on Wyoming Public Radio and Classical Wyoming. Repeats Sunday afternoons at 4:00 p.m. on Classical Wyoming.

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HumaNature Podcast

What happens when a person steps out the front door and comes face to face with the wild world? Find out on our award-winning show where humans and our habitat meet.

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