Wyoming

8:17am

Fri August 31, 2012
The Two-Way

Fed Chief Bernanke Issues Strong Hint Of Further Stimulus

Originally published on Fri August 31, 2012 8:49 am

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke arrives for a dinner at the Jackson Hole Economic Symposium on Thursday.
Ted S. Warren AP

As the AP reads it, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke stopped just short of "committing the Fed to any specific move, such as another round of bond purchases to lower long-term interest rates."

Bernanke gave a speech at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Economic Symposium in Jackson Hole, Wy. today. As with all his speeches, it was being closely watched for signs on what the Federal Reserve would do next.

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3:46pm

Wed August 29, 2012
Animals

Drought Makes Bear Run-Ins More Common

Originally published on Wed August 29, 2012 4:06 pm

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Encounters between humans and bears have risen in Western states, especially in Wyoming and Colorado. That's due largely to drought. Bears are traveling longer distances for food because the berries they usually eat have dried up.

As we hear from Aspen Public Radio's Marci Krivonen, hungry bears are turning to dumpsters, kitchen cabinets and refrigerators.

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10:26am

Mon July 9, 2012
Wildfires

VIDEO: Meet 3 Among The Many Who Fought The High Park Fire

Screencap from the video produced by Leah Todd.
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At one point, the number of personnel fighting the High Park Fire peaked at 2,037. Along with other firefighters, both local and out-of-state, were three volunteer firefighters and their one engine from Ryan Park, WY.

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1:25pm

Fri April 13, 2012
The Two-Way

Cheney Expected At Wyoming GOP Convention Saturday

Former Vice President and Lynne Cheney at home after his release from Inova Fairfax Hospital in Northern Virginia, where he received the heart transplant.
Courtesy of Dick Cheney

Three weeks after a heart transplant, former Vice President Dick Cheney is expected to make his first public appearance on Saturday at the Wyoming Republican Party's annual convention.

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4:39am

Mon April 9, 2012
Around the Nation

Wyoming Town Of 1 Sold At Auction

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