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Today’s top stories:
The skeletal remains of what used to be lush forests are the result of a pine beetle epidemic that ripped through Wyoming and surrounding states during the 2000s and 2010s. Those ghostly trees are here to stay for a while, according to experts.
Between 2000 and 2022, the world saw a decrease in the number of global climate-related natural disasters, which is in conflict with much of the reporting on climate change.
Lawyers for the Biden administration argued Thursday that government officials are not trying to coerce social media platforms, particularly on the topics of the COVID-19 pandemic, and elections - but a federal judge compared some of the government’s messaging to menacing mafia overtones.
Despite the attractive salaries they offer, oil companies are having a hard time finding enough petroleum engineers, and universities are graduating fewer petroleum engineers than ever.
And with a win over Gillette last Sunday at the Northwest Regional Championship game, the Cheyenne Sixers punched their ticket to the American Legion World Series in Shelby, North Carolina. No Wyoming team has ever gone on to play for a national title.
The following radio stations will air the CSD the newscasts on weekday mornings, afternoons and evenings. More radio stations will be added soon.
KYDT/KBFS — Sundance
KYCN/KZEW — Wheatland
KANT — Guernsey
KZQL — Casper
KMXW — Casper
KTGA/KBDY — Saratoga
KJAX — Jackson
KZWY — Sheridan
KROE — Sheridan
KWYO — Sheridan
KYOY — Cheyenne
KRAE — Cheyenne
KDLY — Lander
Check with individual radio stations for airtime of the newscasts.