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