Cowboy State Daily Radio News: Thursday, August 31, 2023

This is Cowboy State Daily Radio News for Thursday, August 31, 2023

Wendy Corr

August 31, 20232 min read

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Good morning, and welcome to Cowboy State Daily Radio News for Thursday, August 31, 2023

Today’s top stories:

A restoration of rights in Wyoming for nonviolent felons includes the right to keep and use firearms, but whether that means they can pass a federal background check still isn’t clear.

As the family of a 15-year-old Cheyenne girl killed in a drive-by shooting mourns, so does the family of the 17-year-old accused of pulling the trigger.

A UH-1 helicopter from F.E. Warren Air Force Base crashed and flipped upside down on a runway at Cheyenne Regional Airport on Wednesday morning. 

A growing homeless population has the city of Casper taking notice, with what Mayor Bruce Knell estimates to be a population of around 200 people now roaming the city’s streets and parks, causing a situation he describes as “a mess.”

And pushing one’s luck with large wild critters seems to be all the rage in Yellowstone National Park this year – and to make matters worse, people are getting their small children involved.

Radio Stations

The following radio stations are airing Cowboy State Daily Radio on weekday mornings, afternoons and evenings. More radio stations will be added soon.

KASL -- Newcastle

KREO -- Rock Springs

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

KZMQ-FM – Cody, Powell, Medicine Wheel, Greybull, Basin, Meeteetse

KKLX — Worland, Thermopolis, Ten Sleep, Greybull

KCGL — Cody, Powell, Basin, Lovell, Clark, Red Lodge, MT

KTAG — Cody, Powell, Basin

KCWB — Cody, Powell, Basin

KVGL — Worland, Thermopolis, Basin, Ten Sleep

KODI-AM/FM — Cody, Powell, Lovell, Basin, Clark, Red Lodge

KWOR-AM/FM — Worland, Thermopolis, Ten Sleep

Check with individual radio stations for airtime of the newscasts.

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Wendy Corr

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