Cowboy State Daily Radio News: Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Wednesday's headlines include: Riverton residents say Rocky Mountain Power's 30% electrical rate increase would destroy families, pranksters disrupted the meeting flashing attendees and yelling racial slurs, and thousands of Centurylink customers were left without phone service on Tuesday

Wendy Corr

September 20, 20232 min read

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Good morning, and welcome to Cowboy State Daily radio news for Wednesday, September 20, 2023! 

Today’s top stories:

Riverton residents voiced their opposition to Rocky Mountain Power’s requested 30% increase in electricity rates Monday, telling the Public Service Commission that the increase would "destroy so many families."

A group of pranksters caused a disruption in the online presentation of Monday night’s Wyoming Public Service Commission meeting, flashing participants and shouting out racial slurs.

The Wyoming Legislature is considering cracking down on Delta 8, a hemp derivative that has been evading investigators because of a loophole in state laws.

A Riverton man convicted last year of molesting a young girl for most of her life will not get a new trial.

And thousands of Centurylink customers on Tuesday were left without phone service after a fiber break, which affected 911 service for people in Casper and northeast Wyoming.

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.

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

KASL — Newcastle, Upton

KREO AM/FM — Sweetwater and Sublette Counties

Check with individual radio stations for airtime of the newscasts.

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Wendy Corr

Broadcast Media Director