Cowboy State Daily Radio News: Thursday, October 19, 2023

Thursday's headlines include: -- Parents protest drag queen story hour in Rock Springs; -- Can Wyoming tap into 200 billion barrels of oil reserves?; -- Winterkill carcasses all over Wyoming landscape.

Wendy Corr

October 19, 20232 min read

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Today’s top stories:

U.S. Senators John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis want the Bureau of Land Management to kill the agency’s preferred Rock Springs Resource Management Plan, calling it an “outrageous land grab.”

A planned drag show story hour for children in Rock Springs next week sparked a heated debate at a Rock Springs City Council meeting Tuesday.

The State of Wyoming is placing a $2.5 million bet that, working with UW, it can help industry figure out how to tap into the 200 billion barrels of oil reserves in the tricky Mowry Shale of the Powder River Basin.

After Arkansas announced it will force a Chinese state-owned company to sell its property there, a pair of Wyoming lawmakers say they plan to reintroduce bills they pushed this last session to restrict property ownership by adversary nations.

And with winterkill carcass scattered across the landscape, Wyoming hunters might have a crack at bringing home bonus trophies in the form of “dead heads,” or the intact heads and antlers of animals that froze and starved to death last winter.

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 103.1 FM – Sundance

KBFS 1450 AM — Sundance

KYCN 1340 AM / 92.7 FM — Wheatland

KZEW 101.7 FM — Wheatland

KANT 104.1 FM — Guernsey

KZQL 105.5 FM — Casper

KMXW 92.5 FM — Casper

KBDY 102.1 FM — Saratoga

KTGA 99.3 FM — Saratoga

KJAX 93.5 FM — Jackson

KZWY 106.3 FM — Sheridan

KROE 930 AM / 103.9 FM — Sheridan

KWYO 1410 AM / 106.9 FM  — Sheridan

KYOY 92.3 FM — Cheyenne

KRAE 1480 AM / 101.1 FM — Cheyenne

KDLY 97.5 FM — Lander

KOVE 1330 AM — Lander

KZMQ 100.3/102.3 FM — Cody, Powell, Medicine Wheel, Greybull, Basin, Meeteetse

KKLX 96.1 FM — Worland, Thermopolis, Ten Sleep, Greybull

KCGL 104.1 FM — Cody, Powell, Basin, Lovell, Clark, Red Lodge, MT

KTAG 97.9 FM — Cody, Powell, Basin

KCWB 92.1 FM — Cody, Powell, Basin

KVGL 105.7 FM — Worland, Thermopolis, Basin, Ten Sleep

KODI 1400 AM / 96.7 FM — Cody, Powell, Lovell, Basin, Clark, Red Lodge

KWOR 1340 AM / 104.7 FM — Worland, Thermopolis, Ten Sleep

KASL 1240 AM / 94.3 FM — Newcastle, Upton

KREO 93.5 FM — Sweetwater and Sublette Counties

KWOR 1340 AM / 104.7 FM - Worland

Check with individual radio stations for airtime of the newscasts.

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Wendy Corr

Broadcast Media Director