July 9th, 2021
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On this episode, a new business opened in Wyoming that is getting worldwide attention...it's the first Decentralized Autonomous Organization. We'll talk about that and what the new business plans to do. Wildfire season used to start in July and run through September. But this year, fires are defying the norm. It's starting to strain firefighting resources throughout the nation. There's some disagreement in the state over whether schools should teach students about suicide prevention. And hear Wyoming kids talk about Wyoming.
The headline this week is that American CryptoFed was the first legally recognized Decentralized Autonomous Organization in Wyoming and the nation. Earlier this year the Wyoming Legislature passed a law which offers legal protections to DAO’s with the hopes that it would trigger blockchain businesses in the state. Marion Orr is the CEO of American CryptoFed which is part of the digital currency effort. She joins us to explain all this and what they are hoping to accomplish.
In the past, wildfire season in the Mountain West usually started in July and ran through September. But this past June saw an overwhelming amount of wildfires and it's taking a toll on the nation's firefighting resources like crews and helicopters. Kamila Kudelska takes a look at The Robertson Draw Fire along the Montana/Wyoming border.
Suicide prevention education can offer hope and concrete strategies to help people prevent suicide among their friends and family members. Advocates argue that it should be offered in schools. Many policymakers agree, theoretically, but actually getting suicide prevention education into schools is complicated.